Cookies Policy

This policy is applicable for all the web sites of Beykent University. 

Our visitor’s right to privacy and safety is important to us. To protect our visitors’ personal data, our University keeps the system and internet infrastructure at the safest level, and the necessary precautions were taken. 

You can visit our website without sharing any personal data, and be informed about our institution. We use cookies on this website during your visit to collect data on the website usage. We aim herewith to provide convenience for the visitors visiting our website, and find out how we can improve the functions of the website. 

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of file containing a series of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. 

Cookies provide the website users with a personalised web site in order to enable the website users to experience a quick visit which is more suitable to the visitors. 

Cookies cannot collect any information including your personal data stored in your computer or your files.

How can you control cookies?

You can control or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete existing cookies in your computer, and block them by rejecting the cookie saving and placement on most internet browsers. 

There are two types of cookies in terms of their validity periods, a persistent cookie, and a session cookie. Session cookies are temporarily saved while you are visiting a website, and they will be deleted once you close your browser. Persistent cookies are permanently saved while you are visiting a website, and they will be stored until you delete them or their validity period ends. Persistent cookies are used to offer you a personalised website experience. 

Session and persistent cookies are used on our website to distinguish you from other users of our website, and customise the website according to your interests and preferences. In addition to the cookies designed by our University, third-party cookies are also used under third-party services. 

Almost every internet browser is set up default to enable cookies automatically. However, you can control or delete the cookies if you wish. Since managing cookies vary in browsers, you can look at the help menu of the relevant browser for further information. 

How can you manage cookies on an internet browser? 

Most internet browsers enable you to:

  • View the saved cookies, and delete the ones that you wish. 
  • Block the third-party cookies. 
  • Block the cookies of certain websites. 
  • Block all the cookies. 
  • Delete all the cookies once you close the internet browser. 

If you delete cookies, your preferences for the relevant website will be deleted. Besides, many websites including those of our University may not work properly, if you block all the cookies.