Policy of Cookie Usage

As istanbulhomes.com, we use cookies for enriching the experience of our users and presenting them a better service. Our visitors can block the Cookie Usage by blocking them under the browser settings and deleting the data from the previous session. But, blocking the Cookie Usage can affect the experiences of the visitors to our website.

The visitors who do not block the Cookie Usage of istanbulhomes.com are assumed as accepted the Cookies.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files with a modest amount of data. These files are installed on your device (or your web host) while browsing a website, mobile page, or installing a mobile application via your browser or application by the related website.

There are 6 Different Types of Cookies We Use for a Better Service;

1. Session Cookies

Session Cookies are temporary cookies that exist only in temporary memory of the device or browser. These cookies are activated when the visitor navigates the website, mobile page or application.

The main objective of the Session Cookies is ensuring the related functions of the website, mobile page, and the application are working perfectly while remembering the preferences of the visitors.

When you add a property to your “My Favourite Properties” list, the data is saved by these Session Cookies. In this way, the properties that are added to your list are not removed when you browse the other pages.

2. Persistent Cookies

Persistent Cookies are the cookies that are kept and saved for remembering the preferences of the visitors until they are removed by the user. They ensure the privatization of the user’s next experience by remembering the movements of the users on the website and mobile page.

Once you check the “Remember me” option while logging in your registered account to istanbulhomes.com, you will not need to enter your e-mail and password again. This convenience is provided by the Persistent Cookies.

3. Performance Cookies

Performance Cookies monitor the performances of the website, mobile page or application. These cookies do not collect any private data from the visitor. It only collects the error messages and it is used for making the website, mobile page and application faultless.

4. Functionality Cookies

Functionality Cookies are used with the aim of remembering the user preferences of the mobile/web site or application. The preferences for notifications are remembered thanks to Functionality Cookies, and the chosen preference by the visitor is applied without checking it again.

5. Google Analytics and Marketing Cookies

We use Google Analytics as described in “How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps.” You can prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics on websites by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on here. We also employ IP address masking, a technique used to truncate IP addresses collected by Google Analytics and store them in an abbreviated form to prevent them from being traced back to individual users. Portions of our website may also use Google Analytics for Display Advertisers including DoubleClick or Dynamic Remarketing which provide interest-based ads based on your visit to this or other websites. You can use Ads Settings to manage the Google ads you see and opt-out of interest-based ads. We also use Adobe Marketing Cloud as described here. You can opt-out of use of this information as described below.

6. Social Media Cookies

Social Media: Our sites include social media features, such as LinkedIn, Google, Facebook and Twitter “share” buttons. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. These services will also authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign-up form or provide feedback. Your interactions with these features are governed by the Privacy Policy of the company providing them.

istanbulhomes.com provides service in 4 different languages. When you pick your preferred language, your preferences will be remembered by these cookies. You will not have to choose the language again on your next visit.

How Does the Cookie Usage Help?

Our aim to use cookies as istanbulhomes.com is to improve the experience they live on our website, mobile page, and application by making the portal more personalized. The Cookie Usage provides us enough data to remember the preferences of our visitors. These data are used for maintaining functionality, providing the visitors a personalized range of portfolios, hot offers, evaluate the easiness and properness of the usage of our website. In addition to that, the cookies are used for providing you related advertorials on the websites.

The Security of the Data of Our Visitors

As istanbulhomes.com, we save and keep the data of our visitors extremely safe within the frame of permissions of the users and legal regulations. We only connect our visitors for sharing the properties and news that are absolutely useful for them. The contact information such as e-mails and telephone numbers of our visitors is not and will not be shared with any other third-party companies. The security and the secrecy of our visitors are in the assurance of our terms of usage.

The Management of the Cookie Usage

The visitors can limit the sharing of information by navigating the browser settings. In this case, the website, mobile page or the application may not perform in its full capacity. The visitors who limit the Cookie Usage are assumed as accepted the performance problems in relation to the cookies.