Registration Periods of the VERBIS have been re-extended due to Covid-19

Through the decision dated 11.03.2021 and numbered 2021/238 (“Decision”), the Personal Data Protection Board has decided to re-extend the registration periods of the Data Controllers Registry (“VERBIS”) due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Registration Periods of the VERBIS have been re-extended due to Covid-19
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Pursuant to the Decision, the periods granted to fulfill the obligation to enroll in the VERBIS;

  • For the data controllers who employ more than 50 employees in a year or whose total annual financial statement is more than 25 million Turkish Liras have been extended until 31.12.2021,
  • For the data controllers residing abroad have been extended until 31.12.2021,
  • For the data controllers who process special categories of personal data as their main activity even if they employ less than 50 employees in a year, and their total annual financial statement is less than 25 million Turkish Liras have been extended from 31.03.2021 to 31.12.2021 and
  • For the data controllers who are state institutions and professional associations have been extended from 03.2021 to 31.12.2021.

You may find the announcement of the Decision here.

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