Mondaq Turkey: Privacy and Data Protection Advice Centre

The Privacy & Data Protection MAC has been produced by leading experts in the sector, with extensive domestic and international experience in all aspects related to the collection and usage of private information.

Focusing on the commercial goals of our users, the Privacy & Data Protection MAC provides an overview of personal data processing, international data transfers, and many other issues at the cross-section of personal data and commercial activity.

Navigating MAC Content:

Content selection: The "Related Guides" tab, located at the top of the right hand column, is your navigation hub. Core topics break down into more detailed and specific topic areas.

Search results: After selection a collated list of results can be found in the main body of the MAC page.

Title selection: Click to view full content page and to print, email or forward on. Via the right hand column, navigate to "Other Guides" and where available, to relevant "Supporting Documents".

Follow up actions: The bottom section of each page presents a number of actionable options for users:

  • Contact the author
  • Email firm
  • More from this firm
  • View website
  • Meet the experts

In addition to the key search and filtering functionality, the Privacy and Data Protection MAC offers a number of other useful services, including:

  • Related articles
  • Significant recent cases
  • Useful resources, including relevant associations and sector insight
Other Turkey Advice Centres
Competition and Antitrust
Tax
Intellectual Property
More Advice Centers
Significant Recent Cases
Useful Resources
Data protection is commonly defined as the law designed to protect your personal information, which is collected, processed and stored by “automated” means or intended to be part of a filing system.
In January 2012, the European Commission proposed a comprehensive reform of data protection rules in the EU. On 4 May 2016, the official texts of the Regulation and the Directive have been published in the EU Official Journal in all the official languages.
Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (Text with EEA relevance)
Directive (EU) 2016/680 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by competent authorities for the purposes of the prevention, investigation, detection or prosecution of criminal offences or the execution of criminal penalties, and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Council Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA
The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party was set up under the Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.
Tools
Font Size:
Translation
Channels
Mondaq on Twitter