Protection of Personal Data

Please be advised that Balat Mensucat Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. , as Data Controller, recognizes and respects your constitutional rights regarding usage of your personal data, and is committed to and does its best for the protection thereof.

BALAT does not intend to collect any personal data of any users below 18 years of age. During display of certain pages of the BALAT Website, some information may be automatically stored on your computer. This information will be in “Cookie” form or in form of similar files, and will serve to improvement and optimization of BALAT Web Pages for responding your interest and/or preferences much better. Nevertheless, this Website contains also links to other third party web pages for which BALAT is not authorized to control the privacy policies thereof.

In addition to the information above, please be also advised that visitors of the BALAT Web Site may be required, for forwarding their general wishes and demands to authorized company representatives, to enter their names, surnames and e-mail addresses when they contact via e-mail.

Please be assured that BALAT will act responsibly and with due diligence in handling any data and information about yourself either given by you to us or made available to and collected by us on the occasion of your visit to our Web Site. You should also be advised that any data and information made available to and collected by BALAT on the occasion of your visit to its Web Site, may be stored, processed or transferred by it for the purpose of:

- protecting the rights, titles and security of BALAT or of any third parties;
- complying with legal or regulatory obligations;
- collecting and/or providing statistical bulk data and information about the Web Page or the visitors or users thereof;
- sharing news bulletins and financial reports of the Company.

However, BALAT is committed not to use, or sell or lease to third persons, your personal data for commercial purposes without your explicit consent. At any time, you are entitled to receive information whether your personal data are processed, and also to request the erasure thereof. Please find below detailed information about BALAT’s policy and about your rights on the protection of personal data.

This statement is only valid for and applicable to any data and information made available to and collected and stored by BALAT.


This Web Site contains, just for your convenience, also links to other third party web pages which are not controlled by BALAT since they are not connected with and related to it in anyway. Therefore, BALAT does not make any statement on the personal data policies, privacy statements and terms of use applicable to such other third party web pages, and also does not check and give any guarantee for the accuracy, trueness, completeness or quality of any information, data, text, software, music, audio, photo, graphics, video, message or any other existing material contained therein. Neither inclusivity nor exclusivity thereof shall mean any approval or implied approval by BALAT of such third party web pages or of the providers thereof or of any information contained therein. Wishes and Demands of Data Subjects (i.e. persons whose personal data are processed)

In accordance with the provisions of the Law on Protection of Personal Data, Article 10, BALAT informs the Data Subjects about their rights on the protection of their personal data and leads them the way how to make usage of such rights. For the purpose of assessment of the rights of Data Subjects and providing them the necessary information, all required company-internal steps are being taken and all administrative and technical regulations are being made by BALAT in compliance with the provisions of the Law on Protection of Personal Data, Article 13.

In this respect, Data Subjects may lodge, in writing, to BALAT their applications about their demands concerning their rights specified in the BALAT Personal Data Protection and Processing Policy, by filling in and signing the so-called Data Subject Personal Data Application Form provided at the address and following such method as stated therein or designated by the Personal Data Protection Board, and adding thereto their identification information and documents. Such application may also be made by virtue of a third party for and on behalf of the Data Subject upon presentation of a notarial authentication, i.e. power of attorney by the Data Subject to such third party.