Personal Data Protection

Information Notice on the Protection of Personal Data for Gallery Valart Online Auctions

  1. Data Controller: This information notice has been prepared to provide information about the processing and protection of personal data in accordance with Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data ("KVKK"). As the data controller, Gallery Valart processes and protects the personal data of our members in compliance with KVKK and other relevant legislation.

  2. Purpose of Processing Personal Data: Your personal data may be processed for the following purposes:

  • Conducting membership transactions,
  • Facilitating and managing participation in online auctions,
  • Carrying out communication activities,
  • Performing the delivery and invoicing of purchased artworks,
  • Fulfilling legal obligations,
  • Conducting information, promotion, advertisement, marketing, and promotional activities related to membership and shopping transactions,
  • Enhancing our services and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  1. Processed Personal Data: The personal data processed may include:
  • Identity information such as name, surname, date of birth, and Turkish ID number,
  • Contact information (phone number, email address, postal address),
  • Membership information and password,
  • Purchase and payment information,
  • Communication preferences and marketing consent information.
  1. Method and Legal Reason for Collecting Personal Data: Your personal data is collected through the membership form on, online auction participation password application, and during payment and delivery processes. It is processed in accordance with the legal reasons specified in Articles 5 and 6 of KVKK, including explicit stipulation in the laws, being directly related to the establishment or performance of a contract, the necessity of processing for the data controller to fulfill its legal obligations, the necessity of processing for the establishment, exercise, or protection of a right, and the necessity of processing for the legitimate interests of the data controller.

  2. Transfer of Personal Data: Your personal data may be shared with our domestic and international business partners, suppliers, service providers, and public institutions and organizations as required by our legal obligations, in accordance with the purposes mentioned above and Articles 8 and 9 of KVKK.

  3. Protection of Personal Data: Gallery Valart takes the necessary technical and administrative measures to ensure the security of your personal data. Your personal data is protected against risks such as unauthorized access, data loss, alteration, or disclosure.

  4. Your Rights under KVKK: Pursuant to Article 11 of KVKK, you have the right to:

  • Learn whether your personal data is being processed,
  • Request information if your personal data has been processed,
  • Learn the purpose of processing your personal data and whether it is used in accordance with its purpose,
  • Know the third parties to whom your personal data is transferred domestically or abroad,
  • Request correction of incomplete or inaccurate personal data,
  • Request deletion or destruction of personal data under the conditions set forth in Article 7 of KVKK,
  • Request notification of the actions taken in accordance with the above items to third parties to whom your personal data has been transferred,
  • Object to the occurrence of a result against you by analyzing the processed data exclusively through automated systems,
  • Request compensation for the damages in case of unlawful processing of personal data.
  1. Application Methods: To exercise your rights under KVKK, you can submit your requests to Gallery Valart in writing or through other methods determined by the Personal Data Protection Board.

Contact Information: Gallery Valart
Address: Esentepe Mh. Talatpaşa Cd. No:5/1 Şişli, Istanbul
Phone: +905546898833

This information notice has been prepared to inform you about the protection and processing of your personal data. Gallery Valart takes all necessary measures to ensure the security of your personal data.