In accordance with the Decision of Gaziantep Provincial Public Health Committee numbered 2020/99 and dated 05/11/2020, workplaces in Gaziantep with 10 and more employees are required to get HES Codes of employees (and potentially visitors, see below). It has been decided that an administrative fine will be imposed on those who fail to comply with

Deadline Extension for Registration with the Data Controller Registry Information System (VERBIS)

Data Protection Authority ( 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

Comparison of EU Law and Turkish Law on the protection of personal data

As a result of technology becoming the central figure in our lives, more attention and care must be given to issues such as the privacy of private life and the protection of personal rights and fundamental freedom. Recent developments in data collection, processing, and storage technology have led to creating a legal regulation to protect

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) under Turkish Law

Turkish Personal Data Protection Act entered into force on March 24, 2016 and was published in Turkish Official Gazette dated April 7, 2016. The act defines the personal data as any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Pursuant to the Act, personal data shall not be registered without the permission of the

FAQ: Insurance claims and damages under Turkish Law

Liability insurance (insurance of responsibility) There is a plethora of liability insurance policy types commonly used in Turkey. We will examine one of them, a relatively more common one: traffic insurance policies. There are essentially two types of “traffic insurance”s in Turkey: “Compulsory Financial Responsibility Insurance” and “Discretionary Financial Responsibility Insurance” (Turkish: Kasko). As the

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