Public Announcement Of The Personal Data Protection Board On The Practices Of Covid-19 PCR Test Result And Vaccine Information

The Personal Data Protection Authority (“the Authority”) had been inundated with opinion requests following the practice of requesting COVID-19 vaccine information and negative test results had been imposed, firstly with the circular of the Ministry of Interior dated 20.08.2021 and secondly with the circular of the Ministry of Labor dated 02.09.2021. Upon many requests for an opinion regarding such obligations, the subject was brought forward to the Personal Data Protection Board (“the Board”), and an evaluation regarding such obligations has been published on the Authority’s website with the decision dated 28.09.2021 and numbered 2021/980 thereafter.[1] You may find our publication regarding the said evaluation from the link below.

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