Policy on Cookies

This policy on cookies applies to the websites and mobile applications managed by or on behalf of the General Directorate of Turkish Armed Forces Pension Fund (hereinafter shortly referred to as "OYAK").

 

What Are Cookies and What Are They Used For?

Today, almost every website uses cookies. In order to provide you with a better, faster and safer experience, we use cookies like many other websites. Cookies are small text files which are created by the websites you visit, keep your browsing information such as your website preferences or profile information, and are stored in your devices. Cookies can be stored in your device on your first visit to a website through your web browser. When you visit the same website on the same device for the second time, your browser checks if your device stores a cookie of the website. If there is a cookie, the browser transfers the data in the saved cookie file to the website you are visiting. Thus, the website recognizes that you have visited it before and assigns the content you will receive accordingly.

Through cookies, website traffic is analyzed and your web applications can be personalized based on your preferences. Some cookies may contain personal data (for instance, cookie saves user name when the box "remember me" is checked while signing in). These cookies are only saved if you grant your approval.

Below you can find the main purposes of cookie use on our website:

  • Ensuring the storage of your information as long as you are logged in after your sign-in for Online Services,
  • Enhancing services provided to you by increasing the functionality and performance of the website,
  • Improving the website, offering new features on the website and personalizing the features based on your preferences,
  • Ensuring legal and commercial safety of the website, you and OYAK.

Cookies used by OYAK neither damage your computer nor contain viruses.


Types of Cookies and Permissions

Cookies are classified under various categories according to their types.

Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you leave the website. Persistent cookies, on the other hand, remain in the hard drive of your device for much longer.

Necessary cookies ensure the website functions properly, and visitors browse and use features of the website. These necessary cookies are anonymous.

Functional and Analytical cookies include data regarding your preferences, efficient use of the website, optimization of the website to meet the needs of users and how visitors use the website. Due to their nature, this type of cookie may contain your personal data such as user names, and so on.

Commercial cookies help improve your user experience by offering similar product/content you want to access based on your interests and choices and delivering a more developed, personalized advertising policy.

By using OYAK websites/mobile applications/mobile websites, you agree to the use of cookies in compliance with the "POLICY ON COOKIES".

Cookies will be stored for as long as it is required for the processing purposes specified above. You can make necessary adjustments in your web browser settings if you wish. However, the said adjustments vary from one web browser to the other. Thus, please check the help files and manual of your web browser for more information.