Apr 152015
 
 April 15, 2015  Non-U.S.

Hakki Can Yildiz and Can Sozer write:

International transfer of personal data is now permissible under Turkish law with data subjects’ explicit consent, a significant change from the blanket prohibition on such transfer under the previously annulled law. Last year, the Turkish Constitutional Court annulled Article 51 of the Electronic Communications Act (“ECA“), the statutory basis of the Regulation on Protection of Personal Data in the Electronic Communications Sector (the “Regulation“), issued by the Information Technologies and Communications Authority (“ITC Authority“) on the grounds that personal rights could only be regulated by parliamentary acts.

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