Latest News
Erdem & Erdem Law
Employees are not under the obligation to obey instructions that are against public order, law, ethics, and/or personal rights.
Ictem Legal
The first anniversary of the Law on Protection of Personal Data No. 6698 ("Law") is now passed, however practice under the Law has not yet been clarified entirely.
Moroğlu Arseven
The Turkish Data Protection Authority has announced rules for deleting, destroying and anonymizing personal data, which will apply from 1 January 2018.
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
The Regulation on Erasure, Destruction or Anonymization of Personal Data ("Regulation") is published on the Official Gazette of October 28, 2017 and will enter into force as of January 1, 2018. Regulation has been issued based on Article 7 of the Law No. 6698 on Protection of Personal Data ("DPL").
OZDAGISTANLI EKICI ATTORNEY PARTNERSHIP
The purpose of this Regulation is to regulate the principles and procedures for the deletion, destruction or anonymization of personal data processed fully or partially by automatic ways...
OZDAGISTANLI EKICI ATTORNEY PARTNERSHIP
Regulation On The Deletion, Destruction, And Anonymisation Of Personal Data, which is the first Regulation drafted based on the Law on Protection of Personal Data was published on October 28, 2017.
Ersoybilgehan
The data controllers shall be obliged to keep all records in relation to deletion or removal of personal data for a minimum period of 3 years.
Ersoybilgehan
The ICLG series provides current and practical comparative legal information on a range of practice areas and it follows a question and answer format which ensures thorough coverage...
OZDAGISTANLI EKICI ATTORNEY PARTNERSHIP
This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to technology laws and regulations that may occur in Turkey.
BTS & Partners
In recent months, an expectable development with a significant effect to Turkish e-commerce environment has occurred: The Communique on Trust Seal in Electronic Commerce.
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
The "Draft Regulation on the Data Controllers' Registry" ("Draft Regulation") was published on the official website (wwwlcvkk.gov.tr) of the Data Protection Authority ("DPA"), and the DPA opened it to public comment between 5 May 2017, and 20 May 2017.
Çukur & Yılmaz
There exist some rights and obligations of employees and employers who are parties of an employment contract. In this text...
Erdem & Erdem Law
Protecting private lives has become a natural need in the age of technology in which almost every place is equipped with cameras and where information, images, and ideas can be shared easily and without boundaries.
Ictem Legal
This short paper sums up a list of questions and answers that an investor is likely to be interested to know before investing in Turkey.
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
On 29 May 2017, the Personal Data Protection Authority ("DPA") published the Draft Regulation on the Erasure, Destruction or Anonymization of Personal Data ("Draft Regulation") on its official website, and invited public comment on the relevant secondary legislation.
Our Privacy and Data Protection Advice Centre Experts:
Recent Added Documents from our Experts
Deris IP Attorneys
This is one of main areas of intervention of the new IP Code.
Deris IP Attorneys
Turkey, has also enacted an independent Act i.e. Turkish Mediation Act on Civil Disputes which entered into force on 23 June 2013.
Deris IP Attorneys
The Law on Protection of Personal Data (Law) has been enacted on March 24, 2016 and published on the Official Gazette dated April 07, 2016.
Deris IP Attorneys
The current Decree Law No. 551 on Protection of Patent Rights did not have any regulations enabling third parties to oppose against patent grant decisions.
Deris IP Attorneys
The Law on Protection of Personal Data (Law) has been enacted on March 24, 2016 and published on the Official Gazette dated April 07, 2016.
Deris IP Attorneys
The Turkish Parliament has enacted the anticipated draft Law on Protection of Personal Data (Law) on March 24, 2016.
Deris IP Attorneys
The Turkish Constitutional Court (the Constitutional Court) has cancelled the provision of Article 7/1(i) of Decree Law no. 556 on trademarks with the Decision dated May 27, 2015 (Decision).
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