11 December 2019
FINAL REMINDER FOR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS: DATA CONTROLLERS HAVE 20 DAYS TO REGISTER:
One of the main obligations of the data controllers under the Turkish Personal Data Protection Law is to register with a publicly available Data Controllers’ Registry through an online information system called “VERBIS”. For certain data controllers, this obligation is due by 31 December 2019.
10 September 2019
THE DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION WITH DATA CONTROLLERS’ REGISTRY HAS BEEN EXTENDED:
The Data Protection Board has very recently resolved to extend the deadline for registration with the Data Controllers’ Registry Information System (VERBIS). The decision no. 2019/265 and dated 3 September 2019 on the extension was announced on the board’s website on 5 September 2019.
03 October 2018
REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS HAVE STARTED: CONTROLLERS HAVE 12 MONTHS TO REGISTER:
As our readers may recall from our earlier coverage of the data controllers’ registry, Data Protection Board (“DPB”), with its decision numbered 2018/88 (“Decision”), had previously determined the timeline for data controllers’ obligation to register with the data controllers’ registry system, “VERBIS”. According to the DPB’s Decision, registration obligations for the data controllers below have started.
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.