20 August 2020
TURKISH DATA PROTECTION BOARD RECOGNIZES RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN :
The Data Protection Board has recently announced its decision numbered 2020/481 on its website, providing its view on the right to be forgotten. The Board has defined “right to be forgotten” as a request for delisting results displayed on a search engine when an individual’s name and surname is searched therein. The Board has also determined the criteria it will take into account in reviewing cases concerning right to be forgotten requests.
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.”
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.
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”).