As the “data controller”, the Lean Life Institute (InstituteYaYa) attaches utmost importance to the security of your personal data in line with the “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR). This Clarification Text aims to remind you of your rights and to answer your possible questions regarding the use of your personal data.

How We Collect Your Personal Data

We collect your personal data by automatic or non-automatic methods when you use this website, and when you communicate with us in writing or verbally, electronically or in real environments.

Data We Collect
  • Information about the internet browser or device you use to access our website, operating system, IP address, preferred language, session times, transaction times and other session information,
  • For volunteering applications, job applications or cooperation requests, the information you provide through the forms on our website or in other written or verbal communication media,
  • The information you provide verbally or in writing within the scope of the surveys and research studies we conduct,
  • Information you provide via newsletter subscription, membership system or other contact forms on our website
  • Any other data you provide to us

We ask for your explicit consent for all your other information, except the automatically collected session information, and we do not collect your information without your consent.

Our Data Processing Purposes
  • To carry out our activities, to carry out the obligations and actions arising from the laws and regulations in force, to use them for investigation in line with our legal rights,
  • To ensure session security, to examine the use of our website and other online services, to investigate complaints about our website, to personalize our website, to increase its functionality, to develop and protect our content, products or services,
  • To prevent, investigate and report any crime or abuse that may occur, including fraud and terrorism, and to manage risks,
  • Evaluating your volunteering, job or cooperation applications, communicating with you for interview or cooperation purposes, performing personnel procedures when necessary, making a contract with you, (In these studies, we can collect data anonymously or use it anonymously, depending on the scope and sensitivity of the research.)
  • To inform you about our works, products and services, to invite you to research and events when you give your permission (You can cancel your permission at any time)
Storage, Sharing, Anonymization, Deletion of Data
  • We may store the said data in a secure data center in the country or abroad.
  • As long as we interact with you for our work, we retain your data for as long as required by law from your last interaction date, in some cases to meet legal obligations, resolve disputes, and prevent abuse.
  • We may share your processed personal data to the extent permitted or required by law and to comply with security conditions, with relevant public institutions and organizations, or with our domestic or foreign stakeholders, with whom we work, in order to carry out our activities in line with the working purposes of InstituteYaYa.
  • The data we collect for survey and research studies can be collected, stored or anonymized later, by associating with your identity or anonymously, depending on the scope and method of the study.
  • We do not sell your data to third parties.
  • When we are no longer required to keep your data, we will securely destroy it.
Your Rights

If you need information about your personal data other than the information in this Clarification Text, you have the right to

  • Learning whether your personal data is processed or not,
  • If your personal data has been processed, requesting information about it,
  • To learn the purpose of processing your personal data and whether they are used in accordance with the purpose,
  • Knowing the third parties to whom your personal data is transferred in the country or abroad,
  • Requesting correction of your personal data if it is incomplete or incorrectly processed,
  • To request the deletion, destruction or anonymization of your personal data,
  • Requesting notification of third parties to whom personal data has been transferred in case of correction, deletion, destruction or anonymization of your personal data,
  • Objecting to the emergence of a result against you by analyzing your processed data with automatic systems,
  • Requesting the removal of the damage in case you suffer damage due to the unlawful processing of your personal data

by contacting us at our contact addresses on our website.

As the personal data owner, you can send your requests regarding your rights in question via e-mail to our contact address on this website. Your name, surname, secure electronic or mobile signature, Identity Number information, or if you are a foreign national, your passport number or identity number, your residence or address information for notification and communication, your e-mail address, telephone number and your explanation should be included in your request, so that we can verify your identity as the data subject when submitting this request.


This Terms of Use document is between the Lean Life Institute (“InstituteYaYa”) and individuals (“Users”) who use and/or become members of the website at, and InstituteYaYa’s accounts in various social media specified on our contact page are made to specify the terms of use. From the moment you enter our website, you agree to be bound by this agreement and all applicable laws and regulations.

Intellectual Property Rights

The ownership, management, copyright and usage rights of all content on the InstituteYaYa website or social media accounts belong to InstituteYaYa. You can use the said content only for non-commercial purposes, provided that you clearly state that the content belongs to InstituteYaYa, give a clickable link to the reference and original content and not make any changes to the content.

  • The user can be a natural or legal person. If the user is a legal person, the rights and obligations will belong to the legal person. A person can have only one user. This user account is not transferable or allowed to third parties.
  • The user is responsible for ensuring that all information entered on the site is correct, up-to-date and belongs to him/her, for the use and management of all information, including username and password, and therefore for losses and damages that may occur due to incomplete, incorrect or outdated information.
  • Every transaction performed on the user’s account will be deemed to have been carried out by the user himself. The user is responsible for any damage caused by the loss of account information and its use by third parties. In case of such use, you must inform InstituteYaYa as soon as possible.
  • Any input, idea and thought that the user will declare through the site is his/her own opinion and only binds himself/herself. The site cannot be used for political and religious propaganda, advertising or profit-making purposes, and no actions may be taken on the site that led to unfair competition, are contrary to the rights of anyone, may cause harm, or are contrary to general morality and laws.
  • The user may not take any action that may threaten the operation, security and content of the site, occupy the site, prevent other users from benefiting, access unauthorized data, process this data or make attempts to process it.
  • In this respect, the user accepts in advance that he will be responsible for the losses and damages that will occur in case of acting in a way that is considered a crime under the Constitution of the Republic of Turkey, the Turkish Penal Code and other laws or that requires compensation.
  • The user can cancel his membership at any time.
  • Can update this agreement and its annexes at any time without any prior notice. Changes to the contract become effective when published on the website.
  • Does not guarantee that any content on the website or social media is always accurate, complete or up to date. On the other hand, InstituteYaYa can change this content at any time, suspend or stop the publication of the site.
  • May temporarily block access to the site for various studies and updates to be made on the site. InstituteYaYa declares that various technical problems may occur on the site.
  • Can delete user accounts, reject, delete, request editing or approve content created by users without giving any reason.
  • Applies the regulations regarding the data provided by the user within the scope of the Clarification Text prepared in accordance with GDPR and published on the site.
Limitation of Liability

InstituteYaYa is not responsible for

  • Any loss or damage that may occur
    • As a result of interactions between people while using the site, products and services.
    • As a result of viruses, software errors, cyber-attacks, etc. either on the Site or in social media.
    • Caused by the use or inability to use the content on the Site or social media.
  • The content of the websites to which the links it provides for purposes such as providing information and convenience are directed.

Legal proceedings will be initiated against real and legal persons who do not comply directly or indirectly with this contract. In these transactions and other possible disputes, the relevant judicial processes will be carried out by the courts of the Republic of Turkey, subject to the laws of the Republic of Turkey.

For your questions about this Terms of Use document and other communication requests, you can reach us from our contact addresses on our website.

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