Cookie Policy

WHAT ARE “COOKIES”?

Cookies are small text files that are usually composed of letters and numbers, and that are stored on your computer (or other devices, such as smartphones or tablets) by the websites you visit via your browser. Cookies contain none of the visitor’s personal data, such as name, gender or address.

They are created by the servers that manage the website that you visit, and allow the server to detect when the visitor visits the same website. In a way, cookies can be regarded as identity cards showing the website owner that the same visitor has visited the website before.

HOW DOES FACTORY USE COOKIES?

FACTORY (Dubium Informatics Consultancy and Trade Ltd. Co.) uses cookies to:

  • Determine how the visitor uses the website/mobile application/mobile website, including from where and through which devices they visit the platforms operated by FACTORY, which content they view on the website/mobile application/mobile website, and the duration of their visit.
  • Analyze the website and improve performance. For example, they determine the number of visitors, and adjust the performance settings or improve the visitor experience accordingly.

HOW DOES FACTORY USE THIRD PARTY COOKIES?

FACTORY also uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics, uses third party cookies to analyze how the visitors use the website through statistical information/reports. For more information (including options for turning off cookies) on Google Analytics, please visit:: https://www.google.com/intl/tr/policies/privacy/#infocollect

COOKIE MANAGEMENT

Follow the steps below to obtain information on cookies based on the browser you use, and to choose whether to allow or disable them:

  • Google Chrome: After clicking the lock or the “i” symbol on the address bar of your browser, you can choose to allow or block cookies from the “cookies” tab.
  • Internet Explorer: Click the “Security” tab in the “Tools” section on the top right corner of your browser, and manage your cookies by selecting “allow” or “do not allow”.
  • Mozilla Firefox: Click the “menu” button on the top right corner of your browser. Click on “options” and manage your cookies using the “Privacy & Security” button.
  • For other browsers (Opera, Microsoft Edge, etc.), visit the help or support page of the related browser.
  • Safari: Tap on the Settings menu of your mobile device and select “Privacy and Security” to manage cookies.
  • In addition to the options provided above, you can also visit https://www.allaboutcookies.org or https://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or use the application “Privacy Badger” (https://www.eff.org/tr/privacybadger) to obtain information on the different types of cookies and cookie management.
  • For cookie or SDK management in mobile applications, follow the instructions found in the Privacy or Settings of your device, or download Lumen Privacy Monitor (https://haystack.mobi)..

If you disable persistent cookies or session cookies, you can still use the website, although some its features may not be available, or your access may be limited.

TYPES OF COOKIES

Types of cookies based on duration: Depending on the duration of use, session cookies or persistent cookies are used on by the websites, mobile applications and mobile websites operated by FACTORY. Session cookies are deleted after you close the browser. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard drive for a long time or indefinitely.

Types of cookies based on the cookie owner or the party setting the cookies: Depending on the party setting the cookies, both “FACTORY cookies (first party cookies)” and “third party cookies” are used on the websites of FACTORY-operated platforms. FACTORY cookies are set by Kavlak Law Firm, while third party cookies are managed by the third party companies with which we collaborate.

Types of cookies based on their purpose: Technical cookies, authentication cookies, personalization cookies and analytical cookies are used in accordance with their purpose on the websites of the e-commerce platforms operated by FACTORY. FACTORY uses these cookies to analyze information regarding the browser, resolution, and times and frequency of the visits, and uses the data to improve the website’s performance, to facilitate its use and to provide an improved visitor experience.


Session Cookies

Session cookies are temporary cookies that are used for the duration of a visitor’s visit to the website, and are deleted after the browser is closed.

The main purpose of such cookies is to ensure that the website is functioning properly during your visits.

Persistent Cookies

Persistent cookies are used to improve the functionality of the website and to provide a faster and better service to our visitors. They are used to remember visitor preferences, and are stored on the device through the browsers.

By checking for the presence of any cookies created by the website, persistent cookies determine if you have visited the website before using the same device, and displays content accordingly, providing a customized experience.

Technical CookiesTechnical cookies are essential for the functioning of the website and the identification of broken pages or sections.
Analytical CookiesAnalytical cookies produce analytic data, such as the number of the visitors to the website, the pages viewed on the website, the visiting times and the swipes through the pages.

The table below provides information on the cookies used on the FACTORY website.


Cookie ProviderName of the CookiePurpose of the CookieDuration of the Cookie
Hotjar_hjidUsed to distinguish users.1 year
Hotjar_hjFirstSeenUsed to identify the first session of the user.30 minutes
GoogleSSID
SIDCC
SID
SAPISID
S
NID
HSID
APISID
ANID
1P_JAR
These cookies are utilized to gather information about how visitors use our website. The garnered data helps us improve our website. Cookies collect anonymous information, including the number of visitors, which website visitors came from and other websites they have visited. If you do not allow such cookies, we cannot include your visit in our statistics. For the full text of Google Analytics’ privacy policy, please visit http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.Varies between 6 months to 2 years.
Google_gaUsed to distinguish users.2 years
Google_gidUsed to distinguish users.24 hours
Google_gat_gtag_UA_*Used to distinguish users.1 minute
Cloudflare
_cfduidHelps identify ill-intentioned visitors.30 days
Facebook_fbpUsed by Facebook to offer a number of advertisement products, such as real-time bids from third-party advertisers.3 months