This Privacy Policy and Personal Data have been created for the purpose of providing you with better services on the website (Site) and the Island Guide application (Application) operated and managed by Island Guide, or any digital platform where Island Guide provides services to its users, such as tablets or phones.

As a user of Island Guide, whether registered or just a visitor (those who are not members but use the Site, Application, or other services of Island Guide in a limited manner), some of your information is collected, processed, and stored by Island Guide as one of the conditions for using Island Guide’s services. Below, it is explained how and in what manner personal data obtained or to be obtained during the use of all these digital platforms is collected, processed, and stored. Island Guide is committed to protecting your privacy within the framework of the rules set out below and adopts this text in all processes related to your data.

Anyone who approves this text or continues to use the Site, Application, or other services without approving this text, within the limits specified below, explicitly consents and approves the processing, recording, processing during the membership period or for any legal period specified, or during the period foreseen or to be announced by Island Guide, storage, preservation, analysis, classification, updating, transfer to domestic and/or foreign countries, and transfer to third-party business partners and/or consultants for the purpose of providing Island Guide services.

What is Personal Data?

Personal Data refers to information that identifies you or can be used to identify you. The information you share with Island Guide through the Site, Application, or any platform or through other means may fall under the scope of personal data. Examples of personal data include your identification information, such as your name, surname, date of birth, city/country of residence, gender, email address, phone number, home address, and internet protocol (IP) address.

Some of the information you provide to Island Guide, such as email and IP information, is mandatory, while others are optional and provided at your discretion or with your permission for access. Island Guide may retain the information and content you provide for as long as necessary, whether it is mandatory information or optional information, even if you delete the information and content on your end, for legal requirements and legitimate interests.

What Information Do We Collect?

When you use the Site and the Application or communicate with Island Guide, we may obtain the following information from you:

Registration Information: We obtain personal information such as name, surname, email address, phone numbers, address, gender, and other information you provide during registration on the Site, Application, or platforms owned by Island Guide, or by filling out various forms and surveys on these platforms. This information is collected both due to legal obligations and the nature of the business to provide you with better services. If you choose to register with third-party accounts (such as Google, Apple, or Facebook), we record information indicating that the third-party account belongs to you during the registration process.

Service Data for Evaluation or Review: Search history on the Site, Application, and digital platforms, along with other voluntarily shared data that reflects your general service preferences, are stored in our infrastructure for evaluation. These data may be used in subsequent stages to provide you with better services.

Usage Data: When you access the Site, Application, or platform as a registered member or as a visitor without membership, usage and traffic data about you are collected. This may include information about when you visited the platforms, what you clicked on, and when you performed these actions. Additionally, our network servers keep log files that record data each time a device accesses them.

Device Data: When you use a mobile device such as a tablet or phone to access our services, data such as your device’s IP address, operating system version, device type, system and performance information, and browser type are collected. Island Guide may also access, collect, track, store on your device, and/or remotely store one or more “device identifiers.” Device identifiers are small data files or similar data structures stored on your mobile device or associated with your mobile device, uniquely identifying it. A device identifier may consist of data stored on the device or data sent to Island Guide by the device, depending on the device’s hardware, operating system, or other software. A device identifier can provide information about how you navigate our site and app, your demographic information, and how you use Island Guide’s service, assisting us or others in providing reports, personalized content, and ads. If the availability of device identifiers is impaired or blocked, some features in the services we provide may not work properly.

Information from third parties

If you permit third parties to share your information with us, we may collect personal information or data about you from these third parties. For example, if you choose to register and log in to Island Guide using your Facebook or Twitter account details, your login information is verified by Island Guide. We collect information about your Facebook or Twitter account only by allowing your Island Guide account to connect to your Facebook or Twitter account, and you explicitly agree to share this information with us.

Location Information: Island Guide may collect data related to your location when you use the Island Guide infrastructure.


During your time on the Site, platforms, or Application, there may be the placement of cookies, also known as tracking codes or similar tracking data, or JavaScript codes for the purpose of analyzing site usage data on your computer. Cookies are simple text files that do not contain identity or other personal information. While they do not contain personal information of this nature, they store session information and similar data that can be used to recognize you again. We use cookies to provide you with personalized services, verify your identity when you visit our platforms, and improve our services.

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How Is Information Used and Protected?

Island Guide collects information to optimize, improve its services, and enrich the database, thereby enhancing the service offered to users. The information collected may be used in various ways for application management, security, promotional activities, research, and analysis. The information is utilized in a bulk format and cannot personally identify users or visitors. No collected information will be disclosed publicly. Furthermore, any information you share with us will not be disclosed to third parties explicitly contrary to the purposes and scope defined in the User Agreement.

Island Guide uses email addresses and other contact information to carry out transactions related to your account, facilitate communication when necessary, and provide information. Personal data and content shared by you may be used for advertising, promotions, notifications, and announcements for ourselves or others to enhance services and optimize operations. If you participate in contests or draws organized by Island Guide, the information related to you may be shared with the necessary authorities, and it may be used when announcing the results. The use or sharing of information by us or third parties is possible if the information is anonymized. Due to the visibility of Island Guide membership, the fact that you are a member will be publicly available.

Island Guide takes utmost care in storing your information, ensuring the necessary technical and administrative measures to prevent the unlawful processing and unauthorized access of personal data. However, in the event of unauthorized entry into the system storing your data, disruption, or alteration of system operations, Island Guide is only obligated to report this situation to the data subject and relevant authorities, except for other obligations. When you visit the Site, Application, or our platforms, information such as your IP address, operating system, browser type, connection time, and duration is automatically recorded. These details can be associated with your personal information or used anonymously by Island Guide without sharing with third parties, provided that they are not disclosed.

In compliance with relevant legislation, if a duly authorized request for personal data is received from official authorities, your information will be shared with these authorities.

All information collected for benefiting from Island Guide’s services is protected in accordance with the obligations under personal data protection legislation. Island Guide provides limited access to information for its employees and partners, including third-party business partners, who need access to the relevant information due to legal obligations or the system’s operation.

All data processing in the Island Guide infrastructure will be encrypted using SSL technology. Despite these efforts, it should be noted that complete security cannot be guaranteed in the nature of the internet. Unauthorized entry or usage, hardware or software errors, and other factors may compromise the security of information at any time.

Third Party Websites and Applications

Island Guide may occasionally include information and links related to third-party websites in its site, application, promotional emails, or advertisements. When you click on these links and enter other websites, be aware that Island Guide does not have control over these sites or their applications. Therefore, this privacy policy does not apply to these other sites accessible through the links.

Other Country Transfers

Your collected personal data may be transferred, processed, and stored in countries worldwide, including servers located in countries other than the one where you are currently located, for the lawful purposes stated in this document. Island Guide may transfer, process, and store users’ information, including personal data, in a country and jurisdiction that may not have the same or similar data protection laws as the jurisdiction where the user is located.

Accordingly, Island Guide may subcontract the processing activities to another entity or share information with third parties located in countries outside the jurisdiction of the user for the purpose of conducting the activities specified in this Privacy Policy. As a result, your personal information may be subject to privacy rules different from those in your country. However, data processing will still be limited to the scope specified in this document.

Sharing of Information

Island Guide does not rent, sell, or share users’ personal information with others or unrelated companies (e.g., for direct marketing purposes). However, Island Guide may share non-personal (anonymous) aggregated information with third parties.

Island Guide may share personal information with companies that provide services, taking into account its legal obligations (such as data processing centers or customer service centers). These service providers are obligated to protect this information.

In order to fulfill its legal obligations (such as providing information in cases where there is an obligation to combat crime and the threat to state and public security), Island Guide may share your personal data with public institutions and organizations authorized to request personal data.

In situations where it is legally authorized, Island Guide may share information with third parties to enforce its terms and conditions, ensure transaction or user security, or if it deems reasonable disclosure necessary.

Changes and Updates

This Privacy Policy may be revised and updated as new features are added to the digital platforms or as new suggestions are received from our users. In such cases, we will inform you by publishing the changes on our website. In some important cases, we may also notify you of these changes through additional notices, such as email or another appropriately designed method, following the circumstances. Upon being informed about these changes, if you continue to use our services after the notification period without canceling your membership, you will be deemed to have accepted the changes to our privacy policy. If you do not accept the terms of this privacy policy or an updated privacy policy (if any), you reserve the right to close your account at any time or refrain from responding to surveys. Therefore, we recommend reviewing the privacy policy each time you visit Island Guide. This document was last updated on 10/01/2024. If the provisions of the Privacy Policy change, they will take effect on the date of publication.

Your Rights as a Data Owner

By applying to Island Guide, you have the following rights regarding your personal data:

  • To learn whether your data is being processed or not,
  • If processed, to request information about it,
  • To learn the purpose of the processing and whether it is used in accordance with that purpose,
  • To learn the third parties to whom your data is transferred within the country and/or abroad,
  • If your data is incomplete and/or incorrectly processed, to request correction,
  • Under the relevant legislation, to request the deletion and/or destruction of your data,
  • To request notification of the actions performed in accordance with subparagraphs (e) and (f) to the third parties to whom it has been transferred,
  • To object to the emergence of a result against you due to the analysis exclusively by automatic systems,
  • In case of damage due to unlawful processing, to request compensation for the damage.

Despite exercising the aforementioned legal rights, we retain certain personal data within the scope of our legal obligations, data processing requirements under the User Agreement, and record-keeping obligations.

By using Island Guide, you express your acceptance of the Privacy Policy. We recommend reviewing the User Agreement available at when visiting our site, application, and digital platforms, and/or becoming a member (registered user).

For any questions and suggestions regarding the Privacy Policy, you can send an email to the following email address or contact Island Guide through any other means. Email: