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Summaries Published for Ten Recent Personal Data Protection Board Decisions Impacting Data Privacy Generally and within Financial Services and Banking Sectors

15 Apr 2021

The Personal Data Protection Board (“Board”) published the following ten new decision summaries on data controllers operating in several industries, predominantly banking: Summary of Decision No. 2020/504: Regarding the request of the relevant person to deliver the call center […]

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Turkish Constitutional Court Finds Employer who Surveilled Employee’s Email Acted Lawfully where Surveillance Right was Recited in Employment Contract

16 Mar 2021

Turkish Constitutional Court (the “Court”) held that an employer who surveilled employee’s email acted lawfully where surveillance right was recited in the employment contract. In the instant case, employer terminated the employment contract after discovering that employee-petitioner was using […]

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Personal Data Protection Board Decision on Lawfulness of Processing Data-Subject’s Personal Data in order to Effect Lien Notice on Relatives

16 Mar 2021

The Personal Data Protection Board (“Board”) issued a decision, dated 17 September 2020, and numbered 2020/710. The decision was in response to a data subject’s (“Petitioner”) complaint alleging that in furtherance of enforcement proceedings pending against Petitioner in bankruptcy […]

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Personal Data Protection Board Decision on Data Subject’s Request to be Excluded from Results of Search Engine Queries about Employer University

16 Mar 2021

The Personal Data Protection Board (“Board”) issued a decision, dated 8 December 2020, and numbered 2020/927, on a data subject-university lecturer’s (“Petitioner”) request to be excluded from results of search engine queries about certain scandalous but unproven information regarding […]

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