The Turkish Data Protection Authority in Turkey has recently announced that the deadline for the compulsory registration before the Data Controller Registry has been extended till December 31, 2019.

Accordingly, the real and natural entity data controllers who/which have over 50 employees yearly or have yearly financial balance sheet over TL 25,000,000 shall register before the date of December 31, 2019.

The announcement does not mention any details about the entities who/which less than 50 employees annually and those having less than TL 25,000,000 financial balance sheet yearly. Thus, these entities will still need to register before March 31, 2020, as stated on the official page of Turkish Data Protection Authority.

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