10 September 2018
DATA PROTECTION BOARD PUBLISHES THE LATEST ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS: CONTROLLER RECEIVES TRY 200,000 FINE:
The Turkish Data Protection Board (“DPB”), the decision making body of the Turkish Data Protection Authority (“DPA”), has recently published on its website a number of enforcement actions it has taken against the data controllers for the breach of the Turkish Personal Data Protection Law (“Data Protection Law”).
29 August 2018
DATA PROTECTION BOARD ANNOUNCES REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS WILL START IN OCTOBER:
A series of decisions by the Data Protection Board (“DPB”) in relation to the obligation to register with the Data Controllers’ Registry (“Registry”) were recently published in the Official Gazette. The decisions set out new exemptions from registration obligations and provide the timeline for registration with the Registry.
25 June 2018
DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY DECLARES THE CONTRACTUAL CLAUSES TO BE UTILISED IN CROSS-BORDER DATA TRANSFERS:
Turkish legislation on personal data protection continues to develop with the resolutions and declarations of the Turkish Data Protection Authority (“DPA”). The recent developments shed light on the transfer of personal data outside Turkey without relying on the explicit consent of the data subject and the data controllers who will be kept exempt from the obligation to register with the Data Controllers’ Registry (“Registry”).
19 April 2018
THE RECENT LEGISLATION ON STOWAWAYS: IS THIS A PRECURSOR TO THE UPCOMING CHANGES IN PRACTICE IN TURKEY?:
30 March 2018
DATA PROTECTION BOARD DECLARES THE MEASURES TO BE COMPLIED WITH WHEN PROCESSING SENSITIVE PERSONAL DATA:
08 January 2018
08 January 2018
REGULATION ON DATA CONTROLLERS’ REGISTRY IS PUBLISHED IN THE OFFICIAL GAZETTE, HERE IS WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS:
The Regulation on Data Controllers’ Registry, yet another anticipated regulation to be drafted within the framework of the Data Protection Law, is published in the Official Gazette no. 30286 and dated 30 December 2017.
02 January 2018