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Sponsored briefing: Evaluation on protection of personal data law for international companies

Sponsored briefing: Evaluation on protection of personal data law for international companies

KN & Partners’ M Burak Küçüki̇slamoğlu and İ Can Nari̇n on the importance of Turkey-based international companies following the GDPR and PDPL

As is known, with the development of technology and digitalisation, personal data processing activities have increased considerably. In addition to this, through softwares it has become possible to reach almost unlimited personal data. Consequently, this situation raises concerns for individuals in terms of the scope of principle of privacy. In this context, in order to prevent damages that may affect the individual, in other words in order to protect the personal rights and privacy of individuals and to determine the sanctions to be applied in case of violation, it has become necessary to take some precautions. At this point, while General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is accepted among the contries in the European Union; here in Turkey, we encounter a similar regulation: Personal Data Protection Law (PDPL).