CLIENT ALERT

March 2021

   

 

For further information please contact:

Gökseli Cengiz
Senior Associate, Istanbul
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Extended Deadlines for VERBIS Registration

On 11 March 2021, the Personal Data Protection Board (the “Board”) extended the deadlines for registration to the Data Controller Registry Information System (“VERBIS”) as follows:

Data Controller Initial Deadline for the VERBIS Registration New Deadline for the VERBIS Registration
Data controllers (legal or real persons) whose annual number of employees is more than 50 or whose annual financial balance is more than TL 25 million 30 September 2019 (which was later extended to 31 December 2019, further 30 June 2020 and then 30 September 2020)  

31 December 2021

Data controllers (legal or real persons) which are residing abroad 30 September 2019 (which was later extended to 31 December 2019, further 30 June 2020 and then 30 September 2020)  

31 December 2021

Data controllers (legal or real persons) whose annual number of employees is less than 50 and whose annual financial balance is less than TL 25 million, while their main scope of activity includes the process of sensitive personal data  

31 March 2020 (which was later extended to 30 September 2020 and then 31 March 2021)

 

 

31 December 2021

Data controllers which are public institutions or agencies 30 June 2020 (which was later extended to 31 December 2020 and then 31 March 2021) 31 December 2021

For details regarding the VERBIS enrollment procedure for different types of data controllers and the content of the Board’s guideline, please visit our Client Alert from March 2019 at

https://www.cergun.av.tr/publication/recent-developments-on-protection-of-personal-data/

 

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