Please find attached our circular on the main differences between the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Turkish Law on the Protection of Personal Data (KVKK).
Data Controllers Registry (“Registry”) is regulated by article 16 of the Data Protection Law numbered 6698 and it has been ensured that it will be kept publicly available. According to the law mentioned, it is obligatory for real and legal persons that process personal data to register with the Registry before proceeding with data processing. In this regard, the Regulation on the Data Controllers’ Registry (“the Regulation”) has been published in the Official Gazette dated 30 December 2017 and numbered 30286 and entered into force as of 01.01.2018.
Please find attached our publication on this Regulation which is aimed to determine and apply the principles and procedures related to the formation of the Registry, its administration and the records that are foreseen to be made with the Registry.