12 October 2020
06 October 2020
02 October 2020
FINAL WARNING AND TIME EXTENSION FOR DATA CONTROLLERS TO COMPLY WITH REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS:
Having identified that some of the data controllers have not been able to complete their registration with VERBIS (i.e. the data controllers’ registry) due to Covid-19 related reasons, the Personal Data Protection Board granted a de facto time extension to the data controllers for fulfilling their registration obligations. The decision no. 2020/760 and dated 1 September 2020 on the “extension” was announced on the Board’s website yesterday.
18 September 2020
01 September 2020
TERM OF SHORT-TERM WORKING SUBSIDY EXTENDED YET AGAIN:
The Presidential Decree numbered 2915 published in the Official Gazette dated 30 August 2020 extended the period of short-term working subsidy for 2 months for the same employees under the same conditions in workplaces that applied for short-term working before 30 June 2020 due to force majeure events originating from Covid-19.
28 August 2020
DEADLINES FOR THE CENTRALIZED COMMERCIAL MESSAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ARE EXTENDED AGAIN:
Pursuant to the Regulation Amending the Regulation on Commercial Communication and Commercial Electronic Messages which was published in the Official Gazette today, the deadline for registering the opt-in consents of recipients with IYS is extended again to 1 December 2020.
27 August 2020
REMINDER: MARKETING CONSENTS MUST BE TRANSFERRED TO THE COMMERCIAL MESSAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM BY 31 AUGUST 2020:
Accordingly, our clients who deliver electronic commercial messages must register with IYS and transfer the opt-in consents collected from their recipients to IYS by 31 August 2020. Opt-in consents that have not been transferred to IYS until 31 August 2020 will be considered invalid as of 1 September 2020.