Amendments in the Law on Protection of Personal Data

Changes to the Law on Protection of Personal Data (“LPPD”) has been accepted by the Turkish Grand National Assembly on 2 March 2024, which was published in the Official Gazette on 12 March 2024. The amendments will come into force as of 1 June 2024. Two matters – mainly, processing of special categories of personal data (or

Monetary thresholds specified in the Law on the Regulation of Electronic Commerce numbered 6563 (“E-Commerce Law”) have been increased.      

In order to determine the obligations that electronic commerce intermediary service providers and electronic commerce service providers must comply with, certain threshold values have been specified in Additional Articles 2, 3, and 4 of the E-Commerce Law. The thresholds specified in these additional articles were increased by 50% by the President in February 2023 in