Amendments Regarding Law on Protection of Personal Data Law

The amendments to the Law on Protection of Personal Data Law No. 6698 (“LPPD”) with the Law Proposal No. 7499 on the Amendment of the Criminal Procedure Law and Certain Laws (“Law Proposal”) is published at the Official Gazette of Türkiye on 12th of March, 2024. The referred amendments aim to harmonize the LPPD with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

Total Annual Balance Threshold for VERBIS Registration is Increased

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As per Article 16 of the Law on the Protection of Personal Data and Regulation on Data Controller’s Registry Data Protection Board (Board) is authorized to determine exemption for the registration obligation by taking into account the objective criteria set by the Board such as the nature and quantity of the data processed, or the facts as data is being processed or transferred to third parties by virtue of law.

Anayasa Mahkemesi Kararı

Anayasa Mahkemesi (“AYM”) geçtiğimiz günlerde verdiği ve yakın zamanda Resmi Gazete’de de yayımlanan bir kararında, başka bir çalışanın işyeri telefonunu kullanarak başvurucu ile yaptığı mesajlaşmanın işverence denetlenmesi ve içeriğinin incelenmesi sonucu elde edilen..

Decision of the Constitutional Court

In its recent decision concerning a case where the information which was obtained by the employer as a result of the inspection of another employee’s messages with the applicant on the mobile phone allocated for use of work has been used..

Financial Crimes Investigation Board Has Published Guidelines for Suspicious Transaction Reports Regarding Crypto Asset Service Providers

Following the amendment made to the Regulation on Measures Regarding Prevention of Laundering Proceeds of Crime and Financing of Terrorism..

Turkish Constitutional Court rejects law enforcement officer’s dismissal appeal.

In recent days, Turkish Constitutional Court (“TCC”) decided on the application made by the applicant, with the claim that the expression of “…to make an inquiry…”

Recent Decision of the Turkish Constitutional Court Concerning Unlawful Obtainment of Personal Data

In a recent decision, the Turkish Constitutional Court (“TCC”) ruled that the “right to demand the protection of personal data” was violated within the scope of “respect to privacy of private life”..

A Recent Precedent by the Turkish Constitutional Court on Employees’ Right of Privacy and Freedom of Communication

In a recent decision of the Turkish Constitutional Court (the “TCC”), in a case where the information which was obtained by the employer as a result..

The Personal Data Protection Board’s Announcement Ended the SMS Practice of Stores.

The Personal Data Protection Board (“KVKK”) ruled with its announcement dated 17.12.2021 that the processing of personal data at stores by sending a verification code to data subjects via SMS during their shopping is contrary to the legislation. KVKK..