Interlegal news update - Data Protection Law in Turkey

In accordance with directives of European Union, Turkey has approved new laws aimed at protection of personal data. The Law on the Protection of Personal Data (“the Law”) numbered 6698 published on the Official Gazette dated April 7, 2016 and has come into force at the date of its publication. This new law sets forth certain liabilities about the process, retention and protection of personal data. In this newsletter we will succinctly mention legal reforms and the process that brings it about.