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Category: MA | COVID-19 Corner: Data Protection

Ministry of Commerce Extends the Deadline for Service Providers to Register with the Commercial Electronic Message Management System (İYS) and Upload their Current Approvals

1 Dec 2020

As stated in our Commercial Communications and Commercial Electronic Messages Guideline that we have published on 16 November 2020, the deadline for service providers to register with the Commercial Electronic Message Management System (İYS) and upload their current approvals […]

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Announcement on Essential Information regarding the Processing of Location Data and Tracking Mobility of Persons during the Fight against COVID-19 Pandemic

13 Apr 2020

During the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, governments benefit from technological opportunities as well as traditional measures such as social distance and social isolation. In this context, with its public announcement, Personal Data Protection Authority (“Authority”) has determined general principles […]

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Public Announcement regarding the consideration periods data controllers are obliged to comply with during the fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic

31 Mar 2020

On 23 March 2020, the Personal Data Protection Authority (“Authority”) announced that the Personal Data Protection Board (“Board”) will take into account the extraordinary conditions that data controllers are in, while evaluating data controllers’ compliance with the necessary time […]

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