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November 22 2016

Turkey's New Data Protection Law: Frequently Asked Questions

After a decade of winding its way through the legislative process, Turkey 's new Data Protection Law entered into force on April 7. Although Turkey previously had a few sectoral data protection laws on the books, this is the first time the country has had an omnibus data protection law. There are many questions about the law, including which information is deemed within the scope of the personal data? What are the principles of data processing? What are the Conditions for Data Processing without Consent? What are the Obligations Related to Data Safety? And what are the Crimes and Misdemeanors for Violation of the Law?