In line with the need for protection of personal data, within the scope of harmonization with the European Union, the Draft Law on the Protection of Personal Data (LPPD) was submitted to the The Grand National Assembly of Turkey. The bill was enacted on 24 March 2016 with the approval of the Parliament and published in the Official Gazette No. 29677 on 7 April 2016.

Protection of personal data, data processing activities in accordance with pre-determined rules and to ensure that a person’s fundamental rights and freedoms to ensure that a discipline. At this point, it is important to emphasize that, rather than prohibiting the use of data to protect the data, it is more important to decide for whom and for what purpose the data will be used, to ensure that the owner of the data makes it available and to make the data owner’s right to request information about it permanent.