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Use of Cookies
A. O. Smith Water Technologies Inc. (“A. O. Smith”) uses cookies to ensure that visitors experience the website better, as with many websites.

This Cookie Policy has been prepared to inform website visitors about the definition of cookies, types of cookies, cookies used by A. O. Smith and how cookies can be managed. In the event that the cookie usage warning on the website is closed or the use of the website continues, the cookies are accepted to be approved.

If you do not approve the use of cookies, we ask that you do not continue to the website or change your cookie preferences in your browser. We would like to remind you that some features of the website may lose functionality if cookies are not allowed.

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. In these files, your IP address, session information, pages you access, etc. data is stored. Cookies do not contain data such as first and last names or addresses. Thanks to cookies, your website preferences can be remembered, your session can be kept open or you may be presented with the content you are interested in.

For detailed information about cookies www.aboutcookies.org ve www.allaboutcookies.org You can visit the addresses.

Types of Cookies
Cookies are divided into different types according to criteria such as storage time on mobile devices and by whom they are placed. The main distinction under these criteria is as follows:
Session Cookies / Persistent Cookies: Session cookiesThey are temporary cookies and are deleted from the device after closing the browser. The main function of these cookies is to make the website work properly. Permanent cookies, on the other hand, remain on the device after they close the browser until they are deleted or expired by the visitor.
First Party / Third Party Cookies: First-party cookies are cookies placed on the device by the website operator visited. Third party cookies are cookies placed on the device and controlled by people other than the website operator visited.
Which Cookies Do We Use?
A. O. Smith, Personal Data Protection and Processing Policy uses different types of cookies, as appropriate.
Mandatory Cookies: These are technical cookies that enable the website to function properly and allow you to use its features. They are in the category of session cookie. If these cookies are blocked, it will result from the website not being available. The consent of our visitors is not required for the use of mandatory cookies.
Analytical Cookies: A. O. Smith uses analytical cookies to improve your website experience. Analytical cookies enable us to understand how our visitors use the website (eg which pages they visit, duration of visit, etc.). Thus, A. O. Smith can improve the content it offers or change the website design. Google Analytics, one of the web analysis tools, is used for analytical purposes. Detailed information on web monitoring In the Google Privacy Policy you can find. To opt out of Google Analytics Click here.
Functionality Cookies: When you visit the website again, your language preferences, region selection, etc. allows to be remembered.
Targeting / Advertising Cookies: A. O. Smith uses different first-party and third-party cookies on its website for targeting and advertising purposes. It is possible to block these cookies by changing the settings of your browser.
SOCIAL MEDIA ATTACHMENTS: Various social media plugins are integrated into the A. O. Smith website and mobile app. Some of your information is shared with social media providers when one of the integrated social media buttons is clicked. If you are logged in to your social media account at the same time or if social media cookies are stored in your browser, the social media provider can recognize your visit on our website or mobile app and show these activities on your social media profile.
Even if you do not have an account on a social network (eg Facebook), log in to the plugin's provider or click on the plugin, it is possible for social media providers to record information such as the URL or IP address of a visited website.
To prevent social networks from associating your visit to the A. O. Smith website with your user accounts, you must log out of your user account before visiting our website.
For more information on the social media plugins integrated on the A. O. Smith website and mobile app, we recommend reading the privacy policy of the respective social media platform.
How Can You Change Your Cookie Preferences?
You can personalize the cookies by changing the settings of the browser you are using or block them completely. You can find detailed information about the steps to be followed for different browsers from the links below:
Browser Name
Google Chrome
Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
To manage the cookie preferences in other browsers, you can review the help or support page of the relevant browser.
Your Rights to Your Personal Data
By applying to A. O. Smith as data owner;
· To find out whether your personal data is processed,
· Requesting information about your personal data if it has been processed,
· Learning the purpose of processing your personal data and whether they are used in accordance with their purpose,
· To know the third parties to whom your personal data are transferred domestically or abroad,
In case your personal data is incomplete or incorrectly processed, to request that it be corrected and to request notification of the transactions made within this scope to third parties to whom your personal data is transferred,
Despite the fact that it has been processed in accordance with the provisions of Law No. 6698 and other relevant laws, in case the reasons requiring its processing disappear, requesting the deletion or destruction of your personal data and requesting the transactions made within this scope to be notified to third parties to whom your personal data has been transferred,
· To object to the emergence of a result against you by analyzing your processed data exclusively through automated systems,
· You have the right to demand the compensation of damage if you suffer damage due to illegal processing of your personal data.
Your requests regarding your rights listed above Communiqué on the Procedures and Principles of Application to the Data ControllerIf you submit it to A. O. Smith in accordance with the application procedures stipulated in, A. O. Smith will complete your request free of charge as soon as possible and within 30 (thirty) days at the latest. However, if the transaction requires a separate cost, A. O. Smith may charge the fee set by the Personal Data Protection Board.
More detailed information on the processing of your personal data and data security by A. O. Smith A. O. Smith Personal Data Protection and Processing Policy'From You can reach.