The Personal Data Protection Board (“Board”), issued a decision, dated 3 September 2020, and numbered 2020/667, in response to a petition alleging that an insurance company’s explicit consent requirement for policy renewal was unlawful.
The Board found the insurance company’s explicit consent requirement lawful. The data necessary to process data subject’s policy renewal constituted special category personal data under Personal Data Protection Law numbered 6698, which may be lawfully processed only with the explicit consent of data subject.
A summary of the decision discussed is available at this link. (Only available in Turkish)