Data Protection Authority (www.kvkk.gov.tr) has announced on 23.06.2020 that the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) and representatives of various sectors submitted requests for the extension of the deadline to register with the Data Controller Registry Information System (VERBIS) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Consequently, the Board has re-determined the deadlines for registration with the Data Controllers Registry (VERBIS), as per the Decision numbered 2020/482, dated 23.06.2020 and published in the official gazette numbered 31166 on 25.06.2020 as follows: 

Data Controller New Deadline
Real or legal person data controllers whose annual employee number exceed 50 or annual financial balance sheet is higher than TRY-25 million 30.09.2020
Data controllers located abroad 30.09.2020
Real or legal person data controllers whose annual employee number is below 50 and annual financial balance sheet is lower than TRY-25 million, but who processes sensitive personal data 31.03.2021
Public institutions and organizations 31.03.2021

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