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Amendments regarding the law on the protection of personal data

March 21, 2024

The amendments to the Law on Protection of Personal Data No. 6698 with the Law Proposal No. 7499 on the Amendment of the Criminal Procedure Law and Certain Laws is published at the Official Gazette of Türkiye on 12th of March, 2024.

Guideline for data privacy in mobile applications in Türkiye

February 26, 2024

Under the Guidelines, the Board underlined the importance of the protection of the personal data of data subjects in mobile applications used in smart devices.

Data protection: A recent decision by the Turkish Constitutional Court

April 19, 2022

Turkish Constitutional Court has recently rejected an application of a law enforcement officer by stating that there was no disproportion in the penalty of dismissal from the profession due to his unlawful viewing of personal data.

Norton Rose Fulbright announces alliance with Pekin Bayar Mizrahi in Turkey

October 22, 2021

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has bolstered its client offering in Turkey by forming a new alliance with leading Turkish firm Pekin Bayar Mizrahi.

Personal Data Protection Authority has published its Recommendations on the Protection of Personal Data in the Field of Artificial Intelligence

October 01, 2021

The Personal Data Protection Authority published a guideline document on its official website relating to the protection of personal data in relation to AI.

Data protection: Key points financial institutions need to consider in 2021

April 27, 2021

Turkey’s Data Protection Authority (the “DPA”) and its ultimate decision-making body, the Data Protection Board (the “Board”), handed down a series of noteworthy decisions concerning financial institutions and how they processed client data during 2020.

“Safe countries” list of the data protection board Is still in the works

February 05, 2021

The Turkish Data Protection Law (the “Law”) regulates the transfer of personal data outside of Turkey in detail.

Update: CMS registration deadlines extended again due to COVID-19

December 15, 2020

Service providers who wish to use electronic messaging for commercial purposes are required to register with the Commercial Electronic Communication Management System (“CMS”, İleti Yönetim Sistemi).

Court of Justice of the European Union landmark ruling on the transfer of ‘personal’ data out of the EU will impact every business

September 16, 2020

In July, the CJEU gave judgment in the case known as Schrems II, a landmark data protection case about how companies can lawfully transfer personal data around the world.

COVID-19: Risks of remote working in a crisis

August 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way in which many businesses operate.