Tag: data protection

Turkish Data Protection Board issues new Decision regarding employee personal data

In a decision dated 19 March 2021 (the “Decision”), the Turkish Personal Data Protection Board (the “Board”) imposed an administrative fine of TRL 250,000 (approximately EUR 26,500) against an employer (data controller) following a complaint from an employee (data subject). The employee alleged that the employer: did not provide the necessary information for the processing and storage of the personal data;made it obligatory for all employees to provide their fingerprint data,...

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Two-minute recap of recent developments in Turkish Data Protection Law – March 2021

In March 2021, the Personal Data Protection Board (the “Board”) postponed the registration deadline with the Turkish Data Controllers Registry (“VERBIS”) until 31 December 2021. (Our detailed analysis of the announcement is here.) The Board also approved Amazon’s written undertakings for the transfer of personal data abroad—only the second time that the Board provided its approval for the transfer of personal data abroad. (Our detailed analysis of the decision is here.) It...

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