Last Update Date: Aug 12, 2021
This policy describes how we handle the personal information you provide to us via our website and online forms.
We do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to your request. The only personal information that we collect is subscribing to our email subscription services.
If you contact us with personal information with one of forms on our website, we will use that information to respond to your message, and to help get you the information you requested.
Istanbul Culture and Tourism Directorate never collect information or creates individual profiles for commercial marketing.
We have links to many websites created and maintained by other public and/or private organizations. If you click a link to an outside website, you will leave our site, and are subject to the policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website.
We use Google Analytics (Google Inc.) for monitoring and analyzing traffic data to keep track of User behavior.
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
We integrated Google Maps widget (Google Inc.) on some of our pages to pinpoint multiple museum locations on Google Map Service. Google Maps is a map visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows our website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Content Delivery Network(CDN)
For content delivery management (CDN) to optimize our site's performance, we online with Cloudflare (Cloudflare); a traffic optimization and distribution service provided by Cloudflare Inc. This type of service allows websites to distribute their content using servers located across different countries.
Considering the widespread distribution of this system, it is difficult to determine the locations to which the contents that may contain Personal Information of the User are transferred.
The way Cloudflare is integrated means that it filters all the traffic through this Website, i.e., communication between this Website and the User's browser, while also allowing analytical data from our website to be collected.
Muze Istanbul follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
We hope that this policy guideline provided you with understandable information about your privacy on our website and will also help you feel safe. Please feel free to Contact Us if you have any further questions.