Last updated on: 7 July 2020

Who we are?

As TORGENE Scientific Media Platform, we value your privacy and the security of your data. Therefore, we have prepared this Privacy Policy to enlighten you in terms of what data we collect, the purposes of data collection and your rights related to your data.
This Privacy Policy applies only to (“our website”). If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, you should not continue to use our website.
Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


TORGENE Authors can publish their articles in accordance with the site content and regulations. TORGENE has the right to publish the posts if the posts sent by the guest authors are approved after being reviewed by the TORGENE editors. The posts written by the authors (both TORGENE and Guest) are published only on behalf of TORGENE and on the website by specifying the name of the author. In both cases, the articles belong to TORGENE and After the three articles of the guest author are approved, the guest author TORGENE is entitled to be a permanent author. In this regard, the author is informed by email by TORGENE.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Cookies are simple text files placed on your browser by websites to recognize your preferences and actions.
You can manage cookies from your browser settings.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

How long we retain your data?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
When you subscribe to our newsletter, the data you directly share is stored in our systems until you unsubscribe.

How do we use the data we collect?

We use the data you directly provide to us to send you newsletters, to create and maintain your user account. The legal basis of this use is your approval, establishment and execution of a contract.
Your IP address is collected and stored in order to fulfill our legal obligation arising from the Law on Regulation on the Internet Publications and Combatting Against Crimes Committed Through These Publications no 5651.

What rights you have over your data?

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Sharing your data

We do not share your data with third parties other than to respond to binding requests from the authorities and courts in order to fulfill our legal obligations.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your rights related to your personal data

You may exercise your rights detailed below by sending an e-mail to
  1. The right to request information and copies of your personal data if processed 
  2. The right to learn whether your personal data is processed
  3. The right to learn the purpose of processing personal data and whether they are used in accordance with the purpose or not,
  4. The right to know the third persons at home and abroad to whom the personal data are transferred,
  5. The right to request correction of personal data in case of incomplete or inaccurate processing
  6. The right to request the deletion or destruction of personal data
  7. The right to request the termination of the processing whole or part of your personal data
  8. The right to request that personal data be corrected, deleted or destroyed by third parties to whom personal data is transferred
  9. the right to object any detrimental result arising due to exclusive analysis of processed data with automated systems
  10. The right to request indemnity if he/she incurs any damages due to unlawfull processing of personal data
  11. The right to appeal the process of your personal data at any time
  12. The right to request a copy of your processed personal data in electronic format and to request the transfer of such data to another person.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. articles, images, videos, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.
We accept no liability for these websites. You should read their privacy policies before sharing your data with third party websites.

Age restriction

Our website ( is intended to be available to people aged 18 and over and you should not use our website if you are not at least 18 years old. If we become aware that we process personal data of those under 18 years of age, we will delete these personal data immediately.

Our contact information

You may always contact us by sending an e-mail to  regards to your questions and comments related to this Privacy Policy

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We can always make changes in our Privacy Policy. We will let you know when we make essential changes.

Contact us

You may always contact us by sending an e-mail to  regards to your questions and comments related to this Privacy Policy.