8. ASSET AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
8.1. Intellectual Property Rights
• Company employees know that the company owns all kinds of intellectual and industrial rights they
arise while performing their duties, and act accordingly. The intellectual and industrial rights owned by
the company cannot be shared with third parties and institutions in any way.
• The employee has to show the necessary attention and care to the use of copyrights.
• Employees refrain from knowingly and illegally using patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets,
computer programs or other intellectual and industrial property rights of other companies.
8.2. Knowledge Management
• All legal records must be kept appropriately.
• Employees do not share confidential information with third parties without the approval of senior
• Maximum effort is shown for the accuracy of the reports prepared for the company.
8.3. Asset Management
• Employees protect company assets and take every precaution to prevent them from being stolen or
• The responsibility of damages arising from personal fault must be taken by personnel during the use of
company assets that are embezzled by the employee.
8.4. Security and Crisis Management
Employees are obliged to protect their colleagues, factories and administrative facilities against possible
natural disasters and extraordinary circumstances. In such cases, business continuity is ensured and
emergency crisis management is supported.
• The employee knows that the company's financial and commercial secrets, personnel information and
agreements with third parties are confidential and does not act contrary to this.
• The employee does not share the information and documents he / she has due to his / her work in the
company with unauthorized persons and authorities inside and outside the company for whatever
• The employee cannot disclose non-public information about the companies he worked for, or does not
request such information from the employees.
8.6. Avoiding Conflict of Interest
Company employees do not provide unfair advantage to themselves, their relatives, friends or third
persons or organizations with whom they have a relationship by using their duties improperly.
8.7. Not Dealing in Favor of Self or Relatives
• It is essential that employees with kinship relationships, including spouses and third degrees, in the
company facilities are not in a reporting relationship with each other in the same organization or are not
involved in decision-making mechanisms together.
• Managers and human resources officials, who are in a decision-making process during the recruitment
process, are in a relationship with a candidate who has applied for a job, including spouse and third
degree kinship, the relevant manager must take measures to eliminate the conflict of interest.
• In a company with which the company has a commercial relationship, if it is known that a first-degree
relative works or has a financial interest, the relevant situation must be notified to a higher manager.
• The employee does not allow his / her personal investments or efforts to prevent him / her from
performing his / her internal duty in any way.
• The person who works or will be employed in the company must immediately notify the human
resources management or manager of the events and relationships that will create conflict of interest in
the future. The same obligation applies to employees who have a shareholding or similar interest
relationship with another institution.
8.8. Receiving and Giving Gifts
• Company employees do not accept gifts, earnings, commissions, special discounts and discount offers
from the relevant authorities for their own benefit.
• Not in any material or moral interest that may be perceived as inappropriate with third parties, whether
in a commercial relationship or not.
• It does not accept gifts from institutions and organizations with which there is a business relationship,
except for gifts that are undoubtedly within a normal business flow and not exceeding 100 Euros.
However, a gift may be accepted provided that it is honest and goodwill.
• Employees may not give gifts to third parties and organizations that will affect their impartiality,
decisions and behavior. It cannot provide benefits.
8.9. Business with the Company by Leaving Employees
Entering into a commercial relationship with the Company by employees whose employment
relationship with the Company is terminated is only subject to the approval of the General Manager.
Adherence to ethical rules is important in such business relationships.
8.10. Insider Trading
Employees may not obtain or attempt to obtain a commercial benefit, including trading on stock
exchanges, by using confidential information of the company or transferring it to third parties, which is
a legally determined crime by law.