Recent Personal Data Protection Board Decision on
Cookies: Administrative Fine of 800,000 TRY
Summary of Personal Data Protection Board (Board)’s decision dated 10/03/2022 and numbered 2022/229 on the
processing of personal data via cookies used by the data controller operating in the e-commerce sector, is published.
Board decided to impose an administrative fine of 800,000 TRY against the data controller for processing and transferring
the data abroad in violation of the conditions specified in the Personal Data Protection Law and for failure to take the
necessary technical and administrative measures.
Board made critical determinations regarding the processing of data via cookies within the investigation initiated upon
the complaint of the data subject. Below are the featured topics: