Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is prepared within the scope of Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership’s obligation to inform the data subjects with regards to the principles of collecting, retaining, transferring, categorizing or in any other means processing any information concerning an identified or an identifiable real person (“Personal Data”) shared with Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership pursuant to the legislation on the protection of the personal data, primarily The Law on the Protection of Personal Data numbered 6698 (“LPPD”), relevant secondary legislation and the decisions of the Personal Data Protection Authority.

Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership acts as the data controller limited to the cases specified under this Privacy Policy. Please kindly be noted that this Privacy Policy does not apply to Personal Data processing activities carried out by Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership in line with its clientele’s instructions.

Procedure of Collection of Personal Data

Through fully or partially automated or manual data recording systems, Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership collects the Personal Data of the following data subjects:

  • The users of this website (, applications or other web services,

  • The representatives of its clientele or prospective clientele,

  • The persons who contact Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership as part of their recruitment processes,

  • Other real persons who share Personal Data with Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership based on any other reason.

In accordance with the principles on the processing of Personal Data regulated under the Article 4 of the LPPD, abovementioned data subjects’ Personal Data are collected via means of contact information and contact forms contained in this website, subscription to The Legal Monitor, use of cookies and similar web activity tracking technologies and from administrative bodies and publicly available sources.

The Purposes for Processing of Personal Data and Legal Basis

In cases where Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership is acting as data controller; relating to the purposes listed below, processing Personal Data by Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership is strictly necessary for (i) compliance with its legal obligations which it is subject to, (ii) establishing, exercising or protecting its rights or (iii) its legitimate interests, provided that the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subjects are not overridden. Please kindly be informed that the Personal Data of the data subjects may also be processed by Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership in cases which the processing activity is expressly permitted by the law or the Personal Data is already made public by the data subjects.

Thus, Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership processes Personal Data of the data subjects without seeking their express consent based on the legal bases regulated under Article 5/Paragraph 2 of the LPPD for the following purposes:

  • For providing legal consultancy services to its clientele,

  • For carrying out conflict of interest checks,

  • For conducting examinations on whether the activities of the prospective clients violate the applicable law or there is a significant risk that the prospective clients’ activities would be in violation of the applicable law as per its legal and professional obligations,

  • For evaluating the submitted job applications of its prospective team members and managing their recruitment phases (Prospective team members may refer to the Recruitment Privacy Notice),

  • For providing information regarding the recent articles, events, legal alerts and legal insights by distributing the The Legal Monitor to the data subjects which have subscribed to it,

  • For managing and developing its institutional operations and current attorney-client relationships,

  • For enabling a better personalized experience in this website, applications or other web services and protecting them from cyber risks.

Transfer of Personal Data to Third Parties

Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership may transfer the Personal Data to the following third parties pursuant to the Article 8/Paragraph 2 (a) of the LPPD:

  • To its business partners whom are providing professional assistance to Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership with respect to specific cross-border legal transactions,

  • To the service providers and financial institutions for the purpose of administering processes such as IT services, web analytics services, invoicing and payment and event planning,

  • To the judicial bodies, governmental agencies or the persons authorized by the law in order to comply with its legal obligations in relation to mandatory disclosures, subpoenas and enforceable judgements and/or establishing, exercising or protecting its rights as well as defending itself against legal claims and/or for pursuing lawsuits and following-up administrative procedures on behalf of its clientele.

Additionally, Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership requires abovementioned third parties whom are receiving Personal Data to protect the Personal Data both in technical and administrative aspects to the extent it is possible.

Changes in Privacy Policy

Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership reserves the right to update this Privacy Policy at any time. The updated provisions of the Privacy Policy will be immediately entering into force at the date they are published.

The Rights of the Data Subjects

Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership kindly informs the data subjects that they are entitled to the following rights concerning their Personal Data pursuant to the Article 11 of the LPPD and they may exercise their rights by contacting Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership via contact information detailed below:

  • To learn whether their Personal Data are processed,

  • To request information on processing if their Personal Data are processed,

  • To learn the purposes for processing their Personal Data and whether they are used suitably,

  • To learn the domestic and foreign third parties whom their Personal Data are being transferred to,

  • To request the rectification if their Personal Data are processed in an incomplete or inaccurate manner,

  • To request the deletion or wipe-off of their Personal Data as per the prerequisites of the Article 7 of the LPPD,

  • To request the notifying of the third parties whom are receiving Personal Data on the processes of rectification, deletion or wipe-off,

  • To object to the emerging of adverse results regarding themselves based on the analysis of the processed Personal Data made through exclusively automatic systems,

  • To claim for indemnification if they have been suffered damages in consequence of their Personal Data have been processed illegally.


Meteoğlu & Özkan Attorney Partnership

İçerenköy Mah. Topçu İbrahim Sok. Pak Plaza No: 5/16 Ataşehir/İstanbul (34752)
T: +90 (216) 850 38 53

Effective Date: 2022