Privacy Policy

Linya Jewellery Privacy Policy
Last updated 28 August 2022.

This Privacy Policy describes how and when Linya Jewellery (“I”, “me”, “my”) collects, uses, and shares information when you purchase an item from Linya Jewellery (, contact me, or otherwise use my services through or its related sites and services.

You agree that by purchasing an item from Linya Jewellery or otherwise interacting with Linya Jewellery, you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all of the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of the page.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of third parties that we do not own or control, any third party services you access through our website.

Additionally, we will make every reasonable effort to inform you when we interact with third parties with your information; however, you are solely responsible for reviewing, understanding, and agreeing to or not agreeing to any third-party privacy policies.


What is the purpose of the Privacy Policy?

Linya Jewellery (Linya, we or us) uses information from our interactions with you and other customers and from certain third parties, to help us achieve our goal of providing the highest quality products and services.


Linya respects the privacy rights of its online visitors and members of the website and recognizes the importance of protecting the information collected about them. For this reason, we have established procedures to ensure that your personal information is handled in a responsible manner. This Privacy Policy provides you with information on what kind of information we collect, the purposes for which we collect and use the information, how it is handled, with whom it may be shared, and what choices you have regarding our use of your information.


By visiting Linya Jewellery website , you accept the content of this Privacy Policy together with Linya’s Terms and Conditions, Cookie Policy, and any other documents referred to in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy sets out the basis on how we will process any information we collect from you or that you provide us with. Please carefully read the following to understand our views and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it.


Certain parts of this Privacy Policy apply specifically to the collection and processing of your personal data in relation to your use of web sites and services, which requires you to register with Linya in order to use these web sites and services.


If you have any privacy questions or concerns, or if you have any enquires regarding the personal information you have given us, you may contact Linya at any time. For details on how to contact us, please see “Contact Information”.

Information We Collect / What personal data is collected?

To fulfill your order, you must provide me with certain information, such as your name, e-mail address, postal address, payment information, and the details of the product that you’re ordering. You may also choose to provide me with additional personal information from time to time if you contact us directly.


All our activities are based on stringent ethical principles and legal requirements, and we are committed to protect the privacy of all visitors to our websites and users of our (mobile) applications. For this reason, the way in which we collect and store information is dependent on how our website and related services are used.


Data provided by you

Besides the data collected by automated means, we also process data which you have provided to us. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • personal data that identifies you as an individual, namely, your contact information, including your first and last name, billing or delivery address, date of birth, telephone number, fax number, email address, credit and debit card information. If you provide any personal data of another person, please make sure that you have the right to share that information with us,
  • information provided at the time of registering to become a member of a Linya website or services,
  • information provided when you create a Wish List or your own design,
  • information you provide when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by Linya
  • information you provide to us via third parties such as Facebook,
  • information that you upload to or share through our site by using our services,
  • if you have created an online profile, the preferences and interests stored in this profile (please see below for further information concerning the profiles),
  • if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence,
  • if you contact us to report a problem with our site or for technical or customer support, we may keep a record of that correspondence or conversation. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them. All of this data is characterized by the fact that you have provided this information yourself. We use this information for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. You can always have your personal data corrected or object to further processing.


Data collected through your interaction with us

Various technologies may be used on our websites and our (mobile) applications in order to improve them, make them more user-friendly, effective and secure. Such technologies may lead to data being collected automatically by us or by third parties on behalf of us. Examples of such technologies are cookies, flash cookies and web analytics.


Click-stream data

When you visit one of our websites, data is sent from your browser to our server. This data makes it possible to optimize our services and improve your experience on our websites and apps. The data is automatically collected and stored by us or by third parties on our behalf.


We may collect information about your computer for system administration and to report aggregate information for internal marketing analysis purposes. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns.


In particular, this data may include the following:

  • the visitor’s IP address,
  • the date and time of the visit,
  • the referral URL (the site from which the visitor has been referred),
  • the pages visited on our website,
  • Information about the browser used (browser type and version, operating system, etc.).





Definition of a cookie: A cookie is a small piece of data (text file) that a website – when visited by a user – asks your browser to store on your device in order to remember information about you, such as your language preference or login information. Those cookies are set by us and called first-party cookies. We also use third-party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting – for our advertising and marketing efforts.


We use cookies on our website. Please read our Cookie Policy to find out more about our use of cookies and the privacy policies of the parties from which we use web analysis tools or of which we have integrated plug-ins on our websites.


More specifically, we use cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:


Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. These are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but as a result, some parts of the site may not work.


Social Media Cookies

These cookies are set by a range of social media services that we have added to the site to enable you to share our content with your friends and networks. They are capable of tracking your browser across other sites and building up a profile of your interests. This may impact the content and messages you see on other websites you visit. If you do not allow these cookies you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.


Analytics Cookies

Analytical cookies collect or store information about your site usage, which helps us improve our website. Amongst the uses of analytical cookies are to show us which pages are most frequently visited, help us record difficulties you have with our site, track behaviors leading to product purchases, and measure how well ads perform.


Advertising Cookies

Advertising Cookies help us determine which ads to show you. To do this, these cookies use information about your behavior on our and other websites sites to target our ads. These cookies also allow us to limit the number of times you see our ads across your devices, help us personalize the ads we show you and enable us to measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns (e.g., measure if you purchase after seeing our ads).


Functional Cookies

Functional cookies are used to provide additional functionality on our website such as online customer support and product recommendations. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of these functionalities may not function work properly.


Personalisation Cookies

Personalisation cookies enable us to serve tailored content such as product recommendations to you, when you are visiting the webiste or interacting with our email content. These cookies access and store information about your visits, both previous and ongoing such as which products you viewed, items added to your basket and previous purchases. If you do not allow these cookies, your will get a generic version of the website or more generic email communication.


Why We Need Your Information and How We Use It

We collect, use and share your information in several legally-permissible ways, including:

  - As needed to provide our services, such as when we use your information to fulfill your order, to settle disputes, or to provide you with customer support;

  - When you have provided your affirmative consent, which you may revoke at any time, such as by signing up for the mailing list or to receive notifications from us;

  - If necessary to comply with a court order or legal obligation, such as retaining information about your purchases if required by tax law; and

  - As necessary for our own legitimate interests, if those legitimate interests are not overridden by your rights or interests, such as (a) providing and enhancing our services; (b) use of your e-mail address for remarketing on Facebook, Google or similar.


How is the collected data used?

We may use information held about you in the following ways:

  • to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer,
  • for purposes relating to your order; e.g., to notify you regarding the status of your order or delivery, to fulfil your requests, such as responding to a question regarding our products, to help you locate a store near you, fulfil your order, process your payment card, and/or to provide you with customer service. We may use your data to assess your creditworthiness, for which we may use third parties,
  • to verify your identity and to respond to any query you may raise with us, and to process your request and provide you with the best service possible,
  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us,
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so,
  • to notify you about changes to our services, changes to our terms, conditions, and policies and/or other administrative information,
  • to provide you with the benefits and services as a member of Linya web sites or services
  • to administer and maintain our records,
  • to manage your membership of Linya web sites or services
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our site when you choose to do so,
  • to store any Wish List you may create and to allow you to share your Wish List with others,
  • to design your own jewellery and to save those designs,
  • allow you to send emails to others through our "send to a friend" type functionality,
  • allow you to participate in sweepstakes, contests and similar promotions and to administer such activities. Some of these activities have additional rules, which could contain additional information about how we use and disclose your PI,
  • prevent or detect any misuse or fraud,
  • With your explicit consent, we may contact you via the contact details provided by you (eg. per regular mail, email, SMS, telephone or any other electronic means) for marketing, advertising and opinion research purposes. For example, this includes information related to Linya products, e-commerce activities, special offers, and promotions as well as information on local store openings, local store activities. In order to be able to contact you with information which is of special interest for you, your overall interaction with Linya (such as, but not limited to, your shopping behavior in e-shops, in Linya physical stores, your use of loyalty programs, your ratings and reviews of products, your contact history with our customer service, your newsletter clicks/ opening results, your surfing behavior (web tracking), the newsletter types you are subscribed to, your participation in promotions or events, your interactions with and use of mobile applications), will be combined analyzed and used. We may use your personal data for marketing, advertising and opinion research purposes. In section 6 you will find information on your rights, eg. on how to withdraw your consent or correct your personal details

Information Sharing and Disclosure
One of our core principles is the fact that we will treat your data with care and confidentiality. Protecting our customers’ personal information is crucially important to our business and something we take very seriously. For these reasons, we share your personal information only for very limited reasons and in limited circumstances, as follows in summary:

  • With website provider. We share your information with website provider as necessary to provide you our services and comply with our obligations under both the Seller Policy and Terms of Use;
  • With Third-Party Service Providers. I engage the following trusted third parties to perform functions and provider services to our shop:
  • With the cargo companies to ship your order

, we share your personal information with these third parties, but only to the extent necessary to perform these services;

  - In the Event of a Business Transfer. If we sell or merge our business, we may disclose your information as part of that transaction, only to the extent permitted by law.

  - In Compliance with Laws. We may collect, use, retain, and share your information if we have a good faith belief that doing so is reasonably necessary to: (a) respond to legal process or to government requests; (b) perform legal obligations to which we are bound by agreements; (c) prevent, investigate, and address fraud and other illegal activity, security, or technical issues; or (d) protect the rights, property, and safety of our customers, or others.

In detailed;

We may use service providers and data processors working on behalf of Linya. The services may include hosting and maintenance services, analysis services, e-mail messaging services, delivery services, handling of payment transactions, solvency check and address check, etc. These third parties are granted access to such personal data they require in order to be able to carry out the particular service. The service providers and data processors are contractually obliged to treat such information in the strictest confidence. They are contractually not allowed to use the data in any other way than required. The necessary steps are taken to ensure that our service providers, and the processors working on behalf of Linya, protect confidentiality of your data.


There may be occasions on which we disclose non-personal data to our partners in an anonymous form. Such non-personal data may include information about the number of visitors to a website or a (mobile) application during a certain period of time.


Please note that any information you post or disclose through your interaction with Linya (for example personal data contained in the photos, stories, comments and videos that you submit) will become public information, and may be available to visitors to the Site and to the general public.


We may disclose your information to the extent that we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or the directions of the Court or any other body of competent jurisdiction, or in order to enforce or apply our Privacy Policy and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Linya, our employees, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.


How Long We Store Your Information

We retain your personal information only for as long as necessary to provide you with our services and as otherwise described in our Privacy Policy. However, we may also be required to retain this information to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce or perform under our agreements.  The period of use of the personal data supplied by you will not be longer than we deem necessary but may be unlimited.

Transfers of Personal Information Outside the EU

We may store and process your information through third-party hosting services in the US and other jurisdictions. As a result, we may transfer your personal information to a jurisdiction with different data protection and government surveillance laws than your jurisdiction has. If we are required to transfer information about you outside of the EU, we rely on Privacy Shield as the legal basis for the transfer, as Google Cloud is Privacy Shield certified.

Your Rights
If you reside in certain territories, including the EU, you have a number of rights in relation to your personal information. While some of these rights apply generally, certain rights apply only in certain limited cases.


If you provide us with personal data via our websites or other channels, this is done on an entirely voluntary basis. If you choose not to provide requested information, various customer benefits may not be available. In certain cases, only those people that have submitted the necessary personal data to us are able to order products, use certain services and in other ways avail themselves of the activities and offers available on our website and (mobile) application. We provide various options, depending on the exact circumstances, in order to help you retain control over your data. These options may include displaying and editing your data online. It may also be possible to unsubscribe from services or delete user accounts or to receive information about the data held. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes, or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can choose not to give your consent to such processing by not checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at or at the postal address set out at the end of this Privacy Policy. Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Some of your rights in summary are as follows;
  - Right to Access. You may have the right to access and receive a copy of the personal information We hold about you by contacting us using the contact information below.

  - Right to Change, Restrict, or Delete. You may also have rights to change, restrict our use of, or delete your personal information. Absent exceptional circumstances (such as where we are required to store information for legal reasons) we will generally delete your personal information upon your request.

  - Right to Object. You can object to (a) our processing of some of your information based on our legitimate interests and (b) receiving marketing messages from us. In such cases, we will delete your personal information unless we have compelling and legitimate grounds to continue storing and using your information or if it is needed for legal reasons.

  - Right to Complain. If you reside in the EU and wish to raise a concern about our use of your information (and without prejudice to any other rights you may have), you have the right to do so with your local data protection authority.


Keeping information secure

Linya may employ third party business partners to collect personal information on Linya’s behalf. In such cases, these third parties will be subject to confidentiality agreements and be instructed by Linya to comply fully with the Linya Privacy Policy.

Where we have provided you with (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.


Access to your personal details

You can access and change your personal details by logging on to your account You can enter your account and get access to your personal details. If any of the information that you have provided us with has changed, e.g. if you change your email address or other contact details, or if you wish to cancel your registration with us, please let us know by sending an email outlining the changes to If preferred, we can also change your personal details for you. If so, please send an e-mail to the above email address or write to us at the postal address below.


Social Networks

Our website and (mobile) applications provide you with Social Plug-ins from various social networks. If you choose to interact with a social network, your activity on our website or via our (mobile) applications will also be made available to social networks such as Facebook.


If you have logged in to one of these social network sites during your visit to one of our websites or (mobile) applications, the social network site might add this information to your profile. If you are interacting with one of the Social Plug-ins, this information will be transferred to the social network site. In case you do not wish such a data transfer, please log out of your social network site before entering one of our websites or (mobile) applications.


We cannot influence this data collection and data transfer via the Social Plug-ins. Please read the privacy policies of those social networks for detailed information about the collection and transfer of personal data, what rights you have and how you can achieve satisfactory privacy settings.


In addition, to improve your user and brand experience, your data may be passed to a third party (eg Facebook) for processing in accordance with data protection and privacy regulations.




Web analytics by adobe

The web analytic services on our website and (mobile) applications are provided by adobe ( This means that visiting our website or (mobile) applications will cause a cookie by adobe to be stored on your computer or mobile device, except when your browser settings do not allow for such cookies.


This further means that when visiting our website or (mobile) application, the web analytics data – including the “click-stream data”, the data from “web beacons and tracking links” and information stored in adobe’s cookies – will be sent to adobe for analysis for and on behalf of Linya. Please note that if you have created an online profile at our website or (mobile) application, and if you are logged in to this profile, a unique number identifying this profile is also being sent to Adobe in order to be able to match the web analytics data to this profile.


Adobe acts as an agent to Linya, which means that Linya solely determines the purposes for which the data is being used, and that Adobe will not disclose the information to any third parties (except when required to do so by law or court order). In privacy terms, this means that Linya is the “controller” and Adobe the “processor”. You can find out more about the Adobe’s privacy policy at


If you do not wish for information about your behavior on our website or (mobile) application to be collected and assessed by Adobe, you can apply for a visitor opt-out. This means that Adobe, depending on the type of opt-out you choose, will either anonymize the information it collects (but keep collecting the data) or completely stop collecting information about your visit. This visitor opt-out requires for you to accept a cookie being stored on your computer by Adobe. You can apply for the visitor opt-out via the link in the privacy policy section of the Adobe website.

Geolocation Services

We offer location-enabled services within some of our (mobile) applications, such as Google Maps and Yandex Map. If you use those (mobile) applications, they may receive information about your actual location (such as GPS signals sent by a mobile device) or information that can be used to approximate a location. You can generally enable or disable your location services in your device or browser settings.


We use Google Maps service or Yandex Maps service to assist you in finding the Linya store. To facilitate this, we load an image from Google Maps or Yandex Maps, saving the route data and map image on our server.


For further Information on Google Maps and their privacy policy, please see:



For further information on Yandex Maps and their Privacy Policy please see:



Re-targeting Technologies

Our website and (mobile) application use re-targeting technologies. This enables us to advertise directly to our visitors, who were already interested in our shop and our products, from our partners’ websites. We believe that the display of a personalized, interest-based advertising is more interesting for our customers than advertising that does not have any personal connection.


We also work with other companies who use tracking technologies to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet. These companies may collect information about your visits to our websites or (mobile) applications and your interaction with our communications, including advertising.


Re-targeting technologies analyze your cookies and display advertisement based on your past surfing behavior.


How to Contact Us

You may reach us with any concerns relating to privacy at , or by mail at my physical address ETILER MAH. IHSAN AKSOY SOK. MODERN APT. NO:2 D:21 BESIKTAS - ISTANBUL / TÜRKİYE addressed to TİT AJANS DIŞ TANITIM LTD. ŞTİ.

For purposes of EU data protection law, I, Aydın Erdem, am the data controller of your personal information. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact me at


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