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.
28 May 2020
DEADLINES FOR THE CENTRALIZED COMMERCIAL MESSAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ARE EXTENDED:
The Ministry of Commerce extended the deadline for registering the opt-in consents of recipients with IYS until 31 August 2020 with an announcement on the Ministry’s website on 23 May 2020. Accordingly, the recipients will need to check the opt-in consents registered in their names by 1 December 2020.
06 March 2020
TURKEY TO CENTRALIZE MARKETING CONSENTS IN A NEW ELECTRONIC SYSTEM RESEMBLING DO-NOT-DISTURB REGISTRIES:
Pursuant to the Regulation Amending the Regulation on Commercial Communication and Commercial Electronic Messages (“Regulation”) that was published in the Official Gazette dated 4 January 2020 and numbered 30998, all natural and legal entities that deliver electronic commercial messages are obliged to register with the Centralized Commercial Message Management System (“IYS”).