Service providers who wish to use electronic messaging for commercial purposes are required to register with the Commercial Electronic Communication Management System (“CMS”, İleti Yönetim Sistemi).
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Court of Justice of the European Union landmark ruling on the transfer of ‘personal’ data out of the EU will impact every business
Posted in Data protection and cybersecurity
Schrems II, a landmark data protection case about how companies can lawfully transfer personal data around the world.
UPDATED: Contact tracing apps: A new world for data privacy
In collaboration with the Information Technologies and Communication Authority and all mobile phone operators, the Turkish Ministry of Health has launched a mobile contact tracing app.
COVID-19: Risks of Remote Working in a Crisis
Whilst the priority for many has focused on standing up the workforce at home, a number of technical and legal issues relating to data protection, privacy and cybersecurity still need to be addressed.
UPDATE: VERBİS registration deadlines extended due to Covid-19
With its decision dated June 23, 2020, the Board extended the VERBİS registration deadline until September 30, 2020 for some companies.
Details of the commercial electronic communication management system are introduced
The CMS is a tracking and notification system to be used by recipients or potential recipients of commercial electronic communications to grant or withdraw consent to receive such.
Employee data protection in the time of COVID-19
Businesses and employers must not forego the protection of the personal data of their employees in the process of taking COVID-19 measures.
Sensitive Data under Turkish Data Protection Law
Some types of personal data are defined as sensitive data in Turkish data protection legislation. As with non-sensitive personal data, sensitive data may be processed upon explicit consent of the data subject.
Outbreak of the coronavirus and personal data privacy
The CAC Circular has important data privacy implications , notwithstanding that it was issued in the context of the prevention and control of Covid-19.
New Turkish E-commerce Trust Badge in Use
The Communique on the E-Commerce Trust Badge, which has been in force since June 2017, now bears fruit: The first batch of online businesses start placing the trust badge on their websites in January 2020.