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Privacy Policy
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Dear User, welcome to Collective Minds https://collectiveminds.com.tr (“Platform”), belonging to Collective Minds Istanbul Consultancy and Technology Services.

As Collective Minds Istanbul (shortly referred as “CM”), we are working to protect the privacy of our members/visitors who use our website, with the purpose of enabling them to use our services safely and completely. In this direction, this “Terms of Use and Policy of Privacy and Protection of Personal Data” (“Policy”) has been prepared to inform our users.


All documents on ”CM” https://collectiveminds.com.tr and the website are in the possession of “CM”. These documents cannot be copied or reproduced except when it is necessary to be shown on online system. Independent of the fact stated above, you can only print the pages of the website for your personal use. Independent from the general principle stated above, “CM” can give the possibility of downloading wallpaper, screen saver or other programs. All legal responsibilities that may arise after using the documents on this website in a way that will violate intellectual and property rights belong to the User.

If you want to have a link with the website, this link must be forwarded to the homepage https://collectiveminds.com.tr

Though actions have been taken by “CM” within the bounds of possibility to clean the website from viruses and software with similar purposes, User is obliged to have his/her own virus protection system and provide the required security for the final safety.  Within this scope, User agrees that he/she is personally responsible for all errors that may arise at his/her software and operating system and direct or indirect results of these errors after visiting https://collectiveminds.com.tr

All types of price, information, image, explanation and news (shortly “information”) on https://collectiveminds.com.tr are only for information purpose. User cannot claim that the “information” on the website are false or that he/she has been damaged due to this information. User agrees that, when he/she has the intention to make a transaction by referring the information, he/she is obliged to obtain the final and reliable information from “CM” and that “CM”  is not held responsible when the information published on its website is not up-to-date.

“CM”  keeps its right to change the content of the website when it wishes with its own judgement, change or terminate any service provided for Users and delete user information and data of registered users on the website https://collectiveminds.com.tr Together with the fact that “CM” has taken all actions for the website to be totally accurate, it does not grant any guarantee as to the errors present or that may arise on website.

If a denunciation is made or an inquest is requested by public authorities against the User and/or if it is detected that the “CM” systems or change its operating, “CM” has the right to give the credentials of the User to researching and legal authorities. “CM” is responsible for delivering the security of its website, all sub-sites and other information systems. Scanning to detect the vulnerabilities that may be present on websites or other information technology systems for commercial purpose, with good intention or for other purpose, and damaging the systems by misusing the vulnerabilities that may be detected, and leaking information and such activities are illegal. If such actions are carried out, sanctions may be applied as per the Law on Regulation of Publications on the Internet and Suppressions of Crimes Committed by means of Such Publications no 5651. In case of such attempts, “CM” keeps reserved its right to take legal action with the data as to type of attacker, time of attack, and the attacker, gathered within the scope of the concerned law, and the right to demand fine or the penalties to imprisonment.

In some cases, some information other than your personal information may be gathered. Type of your web browser, your operating system, domain name of the website you access via a link or advertisement are the examples of such information.

Information may be put on your computer when you visit the website. This information will be in cookie format or similar type of file, and will help us in a couple of ways. In addition, your preferences at your visits to our site are followed to deliver you a better internet experience. For example; cookies enable us to organize the websites and advertisements according to your interest and preferences. Almost all web browsers have preferences that enable you to remove cookies from your hard drive, prevent writing them on drive or receive warning messages before saving. For further information at this point, please check the helper files and usage information of your browser.

As per Law on Intellectual and Artistic Works no 5846 and Points to Consider according to Law on Regulation of Publications on the Internet and Suppressions of Crimes Committed by means of Such Publications no 5651, User/Users hereby agree and declare that, there may be links on the website that enable access to another website or content, their control or accuracy cannot be related with “CM”, that “CM” does not support these website in any way or does not guarantee the correctness of the information they include and that it is not responsible with the contents on these websites, that “CM”or any group company or its personnel, managers, authorized persons or corporations do not have criminal responsibility for the usage of these website and/or their contents, for the results of the decisions they made basing on these contents, for any material, moral, affirmative or negative damages arising due to not having read the terms of use or having red but not complied with the terms of use, correctness and/or sufficiency of the information on the website is are not guaranteed by “CM”. User/Users agree(s) and declare(s) that there may be aby article, content, information, comment, view, news, image, picture, figure and other material belonging to “CM” or a third person or institution, that “CM” has the legal rights made by Law Intellectual and Artistic Works, that they cannot be copied, changed, reproduced, published, sold, used or intervened without the written permission of “CM” and without giving reference. All logos, trademarks and institutional emblems, and contents are protected by legal regulations.

“CM” has the right to change, renew or cancel any article of this Policy on its website https://collectiveminds.com.tr without any notification. All provisions that are changed, renewed or abolished will take effect for the Users on the date of publishing.


“CM” requests some of your personal information (name, surname, sex, date of birth, full address, status of employment and education, work experience information, CV information, program preferences, e-mail address, phone number, title, city of residence and nationality, payment and invoice information, credit card number and its validation date, CVV2, internet protocol (IP) address, date and time information of access to Platform, pages that is accessed during the visit to Platform, address of the website enabling the direct access to Platform, etc.) to deliver you better service. This Policy explains collecting, using, sharing, reserving and protecting your personal data by us and your rights related with these. By using “CM” website, you agree this Policy.

This Policy delivers services related with Platform, as well as it includes our policy as to your personal data.

This policy and Collective Minds User Agreement (“Agreement”) explains;

-What type of personal data Collective Minds collects,

-How this personal data is used,

-What your rights on your personal data processed by Collective Minds are and how you can use these rights.

Your Processed Personal Data, Purpose and Basis of Personal Data Processing

To deliver you a better service and within the scope of legal responsibility arising from concerned legislation, being in the first place the Law on Regulation of Publications on the Internet and Suppressions of Crimes Committed by means of Such Publications no 5651, Law on Regulating Electronic Trade no 6563 and concerned secondary legislation, Turkish Penal Code no 5237 and Protection of Personal Data Law no 6698; “CM” and its associated companies request your personal information that may enable fulfilling their concerned purpose and legal responsibilities (name, surname, sex, date of birth, full address, status of employment and education, work experience information, CV information, program preferences, e-mail address, phone number, title, city of residence and nationality, payment and invoice information, credit card number and its validation date, CVV2, internet protocol (IP) address, date and time information of access to Platform, pages that is accessed during the visit to Platform, address of the website enabling the direct access to Platform). This personal information, pursuant to your express consent, will be processed and reserved with the condition of using within the purposes and scope specified with this Policy and by taking actions of information security.

“CM” processes and transfers the User data within the scope of carious CRM applications used for the fulfilment of rights and obligations arising from this Agreement for “CM” and User (pursuant to the Agreement), for the fulfilment of our legal obligations arising from this Agreement pursuant to Law on Consumer Protection and Turkish Code of Obligations, for offering discount, opportunity, advantage sending e-mail message to Users and sending them e-mail messages within their approval according to their preferences and acclaims pursuant to Law on Regulating Electronic Trade, Turkish Code of Commerce, Law no 5651 and Tax Procedure Law (pursuant to legislation), and for the purpose of increasing User satisfaction/commitment. However, “CM”  agrees and declares that it will take all actions for processing and protection of personal data in accordance with PPDL and that it will make necessary warnings.

Actions for Protection of Personal Data

“CM” undertakes that it will take all technical and other actions to provide protection of personal data to prevent unauthorized or illegal processing and mistakenly losing or destroying, and for the purpose of delivering appropriate security level for reserving the data. “CM” takes all actions to prevent unauthorized access to the systems in the applications of collecting, storing and processing the information, and regularly detects the systems. “CM” limits the access to User data only with the personnel who absolutely need to access to this data and who have the absolute contractual privacy obligation, parties of agreement, intermediaries and other concerned parties.

When the purpose, requiring processing according to article 7/f.1 of Law no 6698, no longer exists, and when the term determined by laws according to article 138 of Turkish Penal Code terminates, the personal data processed within the purposes set forth in this Agreement will be anonymized by “CM” and continue to be used. User always has the right to delete personal data related with processing and using and to take back his/her approval.

Your Rights As Per the Article 11 Of Protection of Personal Data Law no 6698

a.Learning whether personal data is processed or not,

b.Requesting information if personal data has been processed,

c.Learning the purpose of processing the personal data and whether it is used pursuant to the purpose,

d.Getting informed about the third persons in country or abroad to whom the personal data is transferred,

e.Claiming correction if personal data is processed incompletely or mistakenly,

f.Claiming removal or destruction of personal data if the reasons to process the personal data no longer exist,

g.Claiming notification to third persons, to whom the personal data is transferred, about the correction, removing or destruction processes set forth above according to PPDL Article 7.

h.Objecting to the result against himself/herself arising  by analysing the processed data exclusively through automatic systems.

i.Requesting compensation of the damages if he/she is damaged due to illegal processing of personal data.


As per Article 11/d of PPDL, you can send e-mail by your registered e-mail address to merhaba@collectiveminds.com.tr to claim updating/correction/removal of your registers of personal data, and send e-mail by an e-mail bearing your safe e-signature to merhaba@collectiveminds.com.tr to use your other rights or you can send a file in “word or pdf” format with safe e-signature and which you typed addressing to merhaba@collectiveminds.com.tr, or you can apply to e-mail address registered on website of “CM” by your e-mail address registered in your name with safe e-signature, or you can apply to current address of “CM” by shipping a petition bearing your wet signature.

Keeping Your Personal Data Correct and Updated

User/Users has/have agreed and declared that they know it is important that the information they share on website must be correct and kept updated for them to use their rights they have by Protection of Personal Data Law no 6698 and for other legislation, and that they will have all the responsibility arising due to wrong information.

Payment Security

Financial information is used to invoice you the services you buy. When you make an online purchase on website, you agree that your financial information will be given to concerned third persons (banks, credit card companies, intermediary payment institutions etc.) to carry out your transaction. Information to be shared includes all required financial information including credit card number, date of expiry, CVV2. In the transactions you will carry out in a safe environment, nobody, no institution nor organization can access to your information except from you and the bank allocating the credit card. Credit card transaction page sends the card information directly to bank’s POS system and/or contractual intermediary payment institution and reports the result of transaction to the member. Your concerned credit card information is not transferred by e-mail or similar means and is not reserved by “CM”.
Force Majeure

If revolt, embargo, state intervention, riot, invasion, war, campaign, strike, lockout, job actions, boycott, cyber-attack, communication problems, substructure and internet problems, power cut, fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, immigration, epidemic or any other natural disaster or other occurrences breaking out beyond the control of “CM” and not resulting from its fault and cannot be regarded as reasonable (“Force Majeure”) prevents “CM” from fulfilling its obligations arising from User Agreement and Policy or causes delay, “CM” cannot be held responsible due to its obligations prevented by or delayed due to Force Majeure and this case cannot be regarded as a violation of User Agreement or Policy.

Changes to be Made in Policy

“CM”  can make changes in this Policy anytime. These changes become valid immediately after the new “Privacy and Protection of Personal Data” is placed on “https://collectiveminds.com.tr”. You will be notified and get informed about the changes in this Policy.

Applicable Law, Authorized Courts and Offices of Execution

This policy is subjected to the Laws of Republic of Turkey. In case of any disputes, claims of controversy, or any requests, about the provisions here, İstanbul Court and Offices of Execution will be authorized.

Final Provision

User/Users has/have irrevocably agreed, declared and undertaken that they have read this Policy before entering the website, that they will comply with all provisions set forth in this Policy, that contents on website and all electronic and digital registers of “CM” will be counted as certain proof as per the article 193 of Code of Civil Procedure.