PRIVACY POLICY

All the services provided under the BAA brand are owned by Acar Group Marketing Foreign Trade Incorporated Company and operated solely by our company which is located at the address Beysan Sanayi Sitesi Birlik Caddesi No: 26 Haramidere-Avcılar / Istanbul. Our company may collect personal data for specified purposes.  The information provided below describes the method of collecting your personal data and how they are processed and protected.

Through membership or by filling out the various forms and questionnaires in our online store, our company collects a number of personal information about the members (such as name-surname, company information, telephone, address or e-mail address) consistent with the nature of the business.

From time to time, our company may send campaign notices, information about new products, promotional offers to its customers and members.

Our members are able to choice on whether or not to receive such communications when they first provide personal information to us during the membership process, and can change such choices at any time from the account information menu after becoming member or they can make a notification through the link provided in the informative communications.

During the membership application process via our online store or e-mail, personal information transmitted in electronic form by our members will not be disclosed to third parties outside of the scope and purposes specified in the “User Agreement” signed.

Our company records and uses the IP addresses of its members in order to identify problems related to the system and fast solving of problems or disputes that may arise concerning the service provided. IP addresses can also be used for general classification of users and comprehensive approach to the demographic information.

The requested data may be used by our company or by third parties with whom we have commercial connection for direct marketing purposes outside of the purposes and scope specified in the Membership Contract. Personal information may be used to contact with the user when needed. Information requested by our company or information provided by the user or information gathered from transactions made through our store can be used by our company and affiliates for various purposes that may fall outside of the purposes specified in the “Membership Agreement” like statistical evaluations, database creation and market research, without disclosing personal information of our members.

Our Company strictly prohibits the use of confidential information, committed to keeping secure and private the data we collect, and take all necessary precautions and care to protect it from unauthorized access, or unauthorized use of any or all portions of the confidential information.

CREDIT CARD SECURITY

The security of credit card holders shopping on our shopping sites is our company’s highest priority. We do not store or collect any of your credit card information. There are two things you need to be aware of to ensure that you are at a safe site when you start the transaction process. One of these is a key or padlock icon located at the browser line. It indicates that you are viewing a secure internet page and all your information is encrypted and protected. Your personal information is only used in accordance with the sales process and in the direction of your instructions.  All sensitive information about the credit card used during shopping is transmitted to the related bank as encrypted via 128 bit SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology, in a secure environment bypassing our shopping site. Once the transaction is approved you can continue for shopping.  Since no information of the card can be displayed or recorded by us, chance of third parties to obtain sensitive information is eliminated under any circumstances. Credit card fraudulency is audited by our company to verify the reliability of payment / billing / delivery address information of credit card in online orders. Therefore, the validity of the banking details and address / telephone information of the first time customers visiting our shopping site must first be verified to proceed for supply and delivery procedures of their orders. In order to verify this information, we may get in contact with credit card holder and relevant bank. All information provided in your membership application is only accessible to you and only you can change and edit your personal information. If you secure your login information, it is not possible for third parties to access and change your personal information. We employ 128-bit encryption technology in all areas of the our WEBSITE which require you to provide your personal or account information same as in your membership process. This system is an international encryption standard that prevents hacking.

Internet shopping sites with online customer service facility or hotline services and with clear address and telephone information on their pages are today more preferred by customers. With this facility you can easily get detailed information about all the topics that you may want to know, and can get better opinion about the reliability of the company providing online shopping services.

 

 THIRD PARTY WEB SITES AND APPLICATIONS

Our online shop may contain links to third party websites. Our company is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any websites or services accessed through these links. Advertisements placed on our site are distributed by our advertising partners. The Privacy Policy in this contract is effective only to the use of our online store and does not cover third-party websites.

 

Exemptions:

In the following circumstances, our Company may share personal information of our users with certain third parties, other than the provisions of our “Privacy Policy”. These situations are limited to;

1. To comply with the requirements of the legal obligations issued by the court of competent jurisdiction, law, decree, regulation etc.

2. To fulfil the requirements of the “Membership Agreement” and other contracts concerning the users of our online store and put them into practice;

3. To comply with other legal obligations such as responding to subpoenas, information requests from public and government agencies conducting investigations.

4. In situations where it is necessary to provide information to protect the rights or safety of our users.

 

E-MAIL SAFETY

Never write your credit card number or passwords in the emails you send to our store’s Customer Service regarding any of your orders. You should be aware that regular emails typically sent via the Internet may be seen by third parties. Our company will not guarantee the security of the information transferred via your e-mails under any condition.