NEW DECISIONS OF THE PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION BOARD WERE PUBLISHED
The Personal Data Protection Board (“Board”) announced its decisions on personal data breaches by Mariott International Inc, Clickbus Travel Services Inc. and Cathay Pasific Airway Limited on its website, on 25 June 2019.
PERSONAL HEALTH DATA REGULATION HAS BEEN PUBLISHED
According to the Law on Protection of Personal Data (“Law”), The Regulation on Personal Health Data (“Regulation”), concerning activities of private real and legal persons and public legal persons that process personal health data, which is related to the processes and practices carried out by the Ministry of Health (“the Ministry”) has been published in the Official Gazette dated 21 June 2019 and numbered 30808.
EGEMENOGLU ADVISE DRD FLEET LEASING ON THE CONSOLIDATED AND SYNDICATED LOAN RESTRUCTURING WITH SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
We proudly announce that Egemenoglu has advised Derindere Fleet Leasing Company ("DRD Filo Kiralama") on its loan restructuring with significant number of national and international financial institutions. The parties of the loan restructuring agreement consisted over 45 financial institutions which agreed with our client on a basis of an extended restructured syndicated loan.
New Decisions Of The Personal Data Protection Board
Pursuant to Articles 15 and 22 of the Law on the Protection of Personal Data (referred to as the ‘Law’), the Personal Data Protection Board (referred to as the ‘Board’) has the authority to examine complaints lodged by applicants or on matters that are ex officio and issue administrative fines for violations.
Should The Defense Of The Employee Be Taken for The Reporting Period Of Him/Her Due To The Health Reason?
As is known, in accordance with the provision 25/1-b of Labour Law No. 4857, the employer's right to terminate the contract of employee arises after the reporting period, due to the health reasons, exceeds notice period six weeks. As a result of the termination in this way, the employer's obligation to pay severance payment arose, however, when the issue is examined in terms of job security provisions; it was long debated whether the obtaining defense was necessary or not before the termination and different decisions of the different departments of the Supreme Court of Appeals has caused uncertainty in the application
Amendment To The Legislation Of Personal Data Protection
The Regulation on the Data Controllers Registry, The Regulation On Deletion, Removal And Anonymization Of Personal Data and the Communique On The Procedures And Principles To Be Followed For The Fulfillment Of The Obligation To Inform have entered into force after the entry into force of the Turkish Personal Data Protection Law numbered 6698. Amendments regarding these Regulations and the Communique were published on the Official Gazette dated 28 April 2019. We would like to inform you below about the recent changes in the legislation of Personal Data Protection.
The Board of Protection of Personal Data Has Published New Decision Summaries
Pursuant to the articles 15 and 22 of the Law on Protection of Personal Data no. 6698 (“Law”), the Board of Protection of Personal Data (“Board”) is entitled to conduct necessary inspection within the scope of its remit either ex officio in case it learns the allegation of a violation or upon complaint, and to impose administrative fines in case of breach. The Board publishes decision summaries of its investigations which are considered to be important and to establish precedent on its website.
Regulation Regarding Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents and Reduction of Their Effects
In the Official Gazette dated March 2nd, 2019, The Regulation Regarding Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents and Mitigation of Their Effects was published based on the Occupational Health and Safety Law No. 6331 and the Environmental Law No. 2872. As stated in Article 1, titled ”Purview” of the relevant Regulation; measures to be taken in order to prevent accidents that may occur in organizations containing hazardous substances and to minimize the harm of possible accidents on people and environment.