22 February 2019
Data Protection Board Announces Decision on Data Security Breaches:
“Data Protection Board has recently announced its decision on the management of data security breaches and notifications to the DPB and data subjects. Data Protection Board also announced another decision on the calculation of the time periods for applications to data controllers and complaints to the DPB in order to “harmonize the difference in the interpretation of the periods.”
19 February 2019
07 January 2019
28 December 2018
17 December 2018
THE REGULATION ON RESTRUCTURING OF LOANS NOW EXTENDED TO FOREIGN CREDIT INSTITUTIONS!:
The Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency (“BRSA”) has amended the Regulation on Restructuring Debts Owed to Financial Sector (“Regulation”). The regulation on restructuring of debts to banks and financing companies was first published on 15 August 2018 .
10 December 2018
22 November 2018
PREJUDICIAL USE OF THE SOCIAL MEDIA BY SEAFARERS:
Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives and seafarers are certainly no exception to that especially considering the intensified need to maintain connection with loved ones in the months spent away from home. This comes with several drawbacks that may prejudice owners’ position in several ways.
01 November 2018
Data Protection Board’s Latest Resolution Stipulates Administrative Fines up to 1 Million TRY for Unauthorized Advertisements and Calls:
According to the latest resolution of the Data Protection Board, data controllers who illegally transmit advertisement notices to e-mail addresses and mobile phones of the data subjects via e-mail messages, SMS or calls and data processors who use these data on behalf of the data controller without the explicit consent of the data subjects shall be fined for an amount ranging from 15.000 TRY to 1 million TRY.