Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.108 - Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 15/10/2018

Turkey

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 May 2016 Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 3, paragraph 2, sub-paragraph c, of the Convention, the Republic of Turkey declares that the Convention will also apply to personal data files which are not processed automatically.
Period covered: 01/09/2016 -
Articles concerned : 3

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 May 2016 Or. Engl.

Turkey declares that its ratification of the Convention For The Protection of Individuals With Regard to Automatic Processing Of Personal Data neither amounts to any form of recognition of the Greek Cypriot Administration's pretention to represent the defunct “Republic of Cyprus” as party to that Convention, nor should it imply any obligation on the part of Turkey to enter into any dealing with the so-called Republic of Cyprus within the framework of the said Convention.
Period covered: 01/09/2016 -
Articles concerned : -

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification deposited on 2 May 2016 - Or. Engl.

In accordance with Article 3, paragraph 2.a, of the Convention, the Republic of Turkey declares that it does not apply the Convention to the following personal data:

a) The automatic processing of personal data realised by natural persons exclusively for their personal use or household purposes,
b) Public registers specifically regulated by Law in Turkey,
c) Data which are available to the general public information in accordance with Law,
d) Personal data which are processed by public institutions for the purposes of national security, defence and to the investigation and prevention of criminal offences.
Period covered: 01/09/2016 -
Articles concerned : 3


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