PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA AND DATA PRIVACY

Procedures and principles regarding data confidentiality and security in statistical production are regulated in Articles 12, 13 and 14 of Turkish Statistical Law No. 5429. "Regulation on Procedures and Principles on Data Confidentiality and Confidential Data Security in Official Statistics" was prepared by TURKSTAT to regulate the confidentiality and security practices in the statistical studies produced within the framework of the Official Statistics Programme and published in the Official Gazette dated 20/06/2006, number 26204.

Furthermore, the Law on the Protection of Personal Data No. 6698 dated 24/03/2016 covers "real persons and legal entities that process all personal data in a non-automatic manner, either completely or partially automatic, or part of any data recording system", situated in the Law "Those who process data with data responsibilities can not disclose the personal data they have learned to others in contradiction with the provisions of this Law and can not use it except for the purpose of processing. This obligation continues after leaving the office " provision of personal data is guaranteed. However, pursuant to Article 28 (b) of the related law, "the processing of personal data with purposes such as research, planning and statistics by bringing the statistical data anonymously" was accepted as an exception.