ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Information Technologies and Communication Authority has imposed advertising bans on Pinterest, Twitter and Periscope, who fail to fulfill their obligation to identify and report a representative within thirty days after the notification of the administrative fine for the second time.

https://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/ilanlar/eskiilanlar/2021/01/20210119-4-1.pdf

The deadline for service providers to register with IYS (Message Management System) and the transfer of current commercial electronic messages approvals to IYS systems has been postponed once again.

According to the announcement published on the website of the Ministry of Commerce on 30th of November 2020;

-The deadline to upload approvals for service providers which have over 150.000 commercial electronic message approvals has been postponed to 31 December 2020 and the deadline for the citizens to check these approvals to 15 February 2021.

-The deadline to upload for service providers which have 150.000 or below commercial electronic message approvals has been postponed to 31 May 2021 and the deadline for the citizens to check these approvals to 15 July 2021.

PUBLICATIONS

Celal Oraj Altunörgü decision of the Constitutional Court dated 12.01.2021 and numbered 2018/31036 was published in the Official Gazette dated 05.02.2021. The aforementioned decision is important in terms of the effect of the determination of the non-business use of the equipment allocated within the scope of the business relationship and the protection of personal data. You may find our publication regarding the decision from the link below.

KKHukuk_Constitutional Court Decision_05022021

The Turkish Competition Authority’s (“Authority”) decision given within the context of its independent investigation initiated on 11 January 2021 on “Facebook’s terms and conditions with respect to Whatsapp users’ data to be used also for other services” has been published on the Authority’s website on 15 February 2021. You may find our publication regarding the decision from the link below.

KKHUKUK_Competion Authority_Whatapp Decision

ABOUT US

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