istanbul pulse privacy policy with istanbul ferry

This page was last changed on 5 May 2023, last checked on 5 May 2023 and applies to citizens
and legal permanent residents of the United States.

Proof of Consent

This document was generated to show efforts made to comply with privacy legislation. This
document will contain the Cookie Policy and the cookie consent settings to proof consent for the
time and region specified below. For more information about this document, please go to

1. Introduction

Our website, (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies and other related
technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed
by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on
our website.

2. Selling data to third parties

Our privacy statement describes the limited circumstances under which we share or sell personal
information to third parties and if we use or disclose sensitive personal information. You may request
that we exclude your personal information from such arrangements, or direct us to limit the use and
disclosure of possible sensitive personal information, by entering your name and email address
below. You may need to provide additional identifying information before we can process your

2.1. Categories of data

The following categories of data are sold to third parties

  • A first and last name
  • An email address
  • IP address
  • Internet activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history,
  • and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet Web site, application,
  • or advertisement
  • Geolocation data

2.3. Tour & Activity Enquiries

We do not operate any tours and activities, but works with several hand picked tour and travel operators making tours in Istanbul and whose products we present to our website visitors.

When inquiring about a tour or activity that you saw or read on our website by email or by any request form on the tour page, you consent to us to forward your inquiry to the relevant party or parties such as tour operators, tour agents etc. and anticipate contact from them regarding your inquiry.

When you email us in this manner, your email remains in the inbox, however your details are not stored in or added to our database or reused for any other purposes. Direct responsibility and liability for any tours and activities lie with the operators or providers themselves.

While contacting us using our contact/request form by the relevant tour/activity page, we may collect your below data to meet your request.

3. Cookies

When you visit our website it can be necessary to store and/or read certain data from your device by
using technologies such as cookies.

3.1. Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences
remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way,
you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for
example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies
without your consent.

3.2 Statistics cookies

We use statistics cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these statistics
cookies we get insights in the usage of our website.

3.3 Advertising cookies

On this website we use advertising cookies, enabling us to personalize the advertisements for you,
and we (and third parties) gain insights into the campaign results. This happens based on a profil
we create based on your click and surfing on and outside With these
cookies you, as website visitor are linked to a unique ID, so you do not see the same ad more than
once for example.

You can object to the tracking by these cookies by clicking the “Manage Consent” button.

3.4 Marketing/Tracking cookies

Marketing/Tracking cookies are cookies or any other form of local storage, used to create user
profiles to display advertising or to track the user on this website or across several websites for
similar marketing purposes.

3.5 Social media

On our website, we have included content from Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, TikTok and
Pinterest to promote web pages (e.g. “like”, “pin”) or share (e.g. “tweet”) on social networks like
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, TikTok and Pinterest. This content is embedded with code derived
from Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, TikTok and Pinterest and places cookies. This content might
store and process certain information for personalized advertising.

Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read
what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is
retrieved is anonymized as much as possible. Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, TikTok and Pinterest
are located in the United States.

4. Placed cookies

Most of these technologies have a function, a purpose, and an expiration period.

  1. A function is a particular task a technology has. So a function can be to “store certain data.”
  2. Purpose is “the Why” behind the function. Maybe the data is stored because it is needed for
  3. The expiration period shows the length of the period the used technology can “store or read
    certain data.”

4. Data Third Parties Collect

ServiceCategoryConsent TextData SharingCookie NameCookie ExpirationCookie Function
OptinMonsterStatistics, Marketing/TrackingConsent to service optinmonsterThis data is not shared with third parties.omVisitsFirstpersistentStore a unique user ID
omVisitspersistentStore number of visits
_omappvp11 yearsStore last visit
omSessionPageviewssessionStore and count pageviews
omSessionStartsessionStore time of visit
ElementorStatistics (anonymous)Consent to service elementorThis data is not shared with third parties.elementorpersistentStore performed actions on the website
PolylangFunctionalConsent to service polylangThis data is not shared with third parties.pll_languagepersistentStore language settings
Google AnalyticsStatisticsConsent to service google-analyticsFor more information, please read the Google Analytics Privacy Statement._ga2 yearsStore and count pageviews
_gid1 dayStore and count pageviews
Google various servicesMarketing/TrackingConsent to service google-various-servicesFor more information, please read the Google various services Privacy Statement.__gpi
AutomatticStatisticsConsent to service automatticFor more information, please read the Automattic Privacy Statement.tk_qs30 minutesProvide functions across pages
Active CampaignMarketing/TrackingConsent to service active-campaignFor more information, please read the Active Campaign Privacy Statement.prism_*2 yearsStore and track interaction
Google FontsMarketing/TrackingConsent to service google-fontsFor more information, please read the Google Fonts Privacy Statement.Google Fonts APIexpires immediatelyRead user IP address
Google reCAPTCHAMarketing/TrackingConsent to service google-recaptchaFor more information, please read the Google reCAPTCHA Privacy Statement.rc::csessionRead and filter requests from bots
rc::bsessionRead and filter requests from bots
rc::apersistentRead and filter requests from bots
Google MapsMarketing/TrackingConsent to service google-mapsFor more information, please read the Google Maps Privacy Statement.Google Maps APIexpires immediatelyRead user IP address
ServiceConsent TypeCookie NameExpirationFunction
YouTubeMarketing/TrackingGPSsessionStore location data
YSCsessionStore and track interaction
PREF8 monthsStore user preferences
FunctionalVISITOR_INFO1_LIVE6 monthsProvide bandwidth estimations
TwitchFunctionalserver_session_id1 monthProvide authentication
api_token1 monthProvide authentication
Statisticsreferrer_urlsessionStore referring website
FacebookMarketing/Tracking_fbc2 yearsStore last visit
fbm*1 yearStore account details
xs3 monthsStore a unique session ID
fr3 monthsProvide ad delivery or retargeting
act90 daysStore logged in users
_fbp3 monthsStore and track visits across websites
datr2 yearsProvide fraud prevention
c_user30 daysStore a unique user ID
sb2 yearsStore browser details
*fbm1 yearStore account details
Functionalwd1 weekRead screen resolution
csm90 daysProvide fraud prevention
actppresencesessionStore and track if the browser tab is active
WhatsAppFunctionalwa_lang_pref6 daysStore language settings
wa_ulsessionProvide access
TikTokMarketing/Trackings_v_web_idsessionStore if the user has seen embedded content
MONITOR_WEB_ID3 monthsStore if the user has seen embedded content
tt_webid1 yearStore if the user has seen embedded content
tt_webid_v21 yearStore if the user has seen embedded content
ttwid1 yearStore if the user has seen embedded content
webapp_launch_modesessionStore if the user has seen embedded content
webapp_session_idsessionStore a unique session ID
webapp-session-referersessionStore referring website
webapp_tiktok_privioussessionStore if the user has seen embedded content
webapp_extra_datasessionProvide functions across pages
webapp_original_traffic_typesessionStore if the user has seen embedded content
ServiceConsent TypeCookie NameExpirationFunction
TikTokFunctionalcsrf_session_idsessionProvide protection against hackers
tt_csrf_tokensessionProvide protection against hackers
_abck1 yearProvide protection against hackers
_tea_cache_first*persistentProvide load balancing functionality
webapp-newuserpersistentStore first visit to the site
autoplay-configpersistentStore configuration
webapp-video-mutepersistentStore configuration
Purpose pending investigationfpersistent
ComplianzFunctionalcmplz_consented_services365 daysStore cookie consent preferences
cmplz_policy_id365 daysStore accepted cookie policy ID
cmplz_marketing365 daysStore cookie consent preferences
cmplz_statistics365 daysStore cookie consent preferences
cmplz_preferences365 daysStore cookie consent preferences
cmplz_functional365 daysStore cookie consent preferences
cmplz_banner-status365 daysStore if the cookie banner has been dismissed
ServiceConsent TypeCookie NameExpirationFunction
MiscellaneousPurpose pending investigationgt-current-screen

5. Browser and Device based Consent

When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about
cookies. You do have the right to opt-out and to object against the further use of non-functional

6. Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify
that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet
browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about
these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.
Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the
cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites

7. Your rights with respect to personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • You may submit a request for access to the data we process about you;
  • You may object to the processing;
  • You may request an overview, in a commonly used format, of the data we process about you;
  • you may request correction or deletion of the data if it is incorrect or not or no longer relevant, or to ask to restrict the processing of the data.

To exercise these rights, please contact us. Please refer to the contact details at the bottom of this
Cookie Policy. If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from

For more information about your rights with respect to personal data, please refer to our Privacy

7. Do Not Sell My Personal Information

You have the right to opt-out of the sale of Your personal information. Once We receive and confirm a verifiable consumer request from You, we will stop selling Your personal information. To exercise Your right to opt-out, please contact Us.

The Service Providers we partner with (for example, our analytics or advertising partners) may use technology on the Service that sells personal information as defined by the CCPA law. If you wish to opt out of the use of Your personal information for interest-based advertising purposes and these potential sales as defined under CCPA law, you may do so by following the instructions below.

Please note that any opt out is specific to the browser You use. You may need to opt out on every browser that You use.

8. Contact details

For questions and/or comments about our Cookie Policy and this statement, please contact us by
using the following contact details:

Contact Us

This Cookie Policy was synchronized with on 5 May 2023

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