PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION IN TURKEY – DATA CONTROLLERS’ REGISTRY

In our previous article, we explained the obligations of the data controller (Please see…). One of the obligations of the controller is to register to Data Controllers’ Registry. In this article, we explain Data Controllers’ Registry and controller’s obligation to register. Data Controllers’ Registry is maintained by the Personal Data Protection Board publicly. Natural or […]

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PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION IN TURKEY – CRIMES REGARDING PERSONAL DATA

In our previous article, we explained the enforcement of crimes and misdemeanours concerning personal data and we shared detailed information regarding misdemeanours (Please see…). In this article, we will explain the crimes concerning personal data under Turkish Penal Code. Turkish Penal Code No. 5237 shall apply in terms of crime concerning personal data. The enforcement […]

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PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION IN TURKEY – ENFORCEMENT OF CRIMES AND MISDEMEANOURS REGARDING PERSONAL DATA

In our previous article, we explained the complaint to the Board. (Please see the related articles…). In our this article, we finally explain the enforcement of crimes and misdemeanours regarding personal data. The enforcement of crimes concerning personal data are regulated in Articles 135-140 of Turkish Penal Code No. 5237. Accordingly, Turkish Penal Code shall […]

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RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS RELATED TO PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION IN TURKEY – DATA SUBJECT’S RIGHTS

In our previous article, we explained the obligations of data controller (Please see…). In this article, we will explain the rights of data subjects. We have clarified the concepts of data subject and data controller in our related article; (Please see…). The Rights of Data Subject:                            Each person (not limited to data subject) has the […]

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DATA PROTECTION IN TURKEY (V) – CONDITIONS FOR PROCESSING OF SENSITIVE PERSONAL DATA

In our previous article, we explained the conditions for processing of personal data according to the Law on the Protection of Personal Data (“LPPD” or “Law”) (Please see…) In this article, we will explain the concept of personal data of special nature, in other words, sensitive personal data and its processing conditions. Concept of sensitive […]

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