All You Need to Know About Turkey’s Personal Data Protection Law (KVKK) Posted byAndrada Coos April 30, 2020 Posted inCompliance Turkey’s Personal Data Protection Law No. 6698 or Kişisel Verileri Koruma Kanunu (KVKK) came into force on 7 April 2016, just weeks before the EU passed its groundbreaking General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The KVKK is the first law in Turkey that regulates personal data protection and outlines the legal obligations that entities and individuals dealing with personal data must comply with. Before the enactment of the KVKK, Turkey did not have a specific law on the protection of personal data. Data security and protection outside of a few specialized sectors was regulated through a single provision in the Turkish Constitution and several provisions of the Turkish Penal Code.
Vergili Group carefully applies the rules of KVKK.