Turkey | Regulation on processing personal health data and ensuring data privacy
11 November 2016
Client Alert | Turkey | Data Protection & Insurance
The Regulation on Processing Personal Health Data and Ensuring Data Privacy was published in the Official Gazette on 20 October 2016 (the "Health Data Regulation").
The provisions of this Health Data Regulation apply to:
health service providers;
persons whose health data is being processed;
IT system and archiving service providers of the above-mentioned health service providers;
persons, entities and administrative bodies processing health data under the scope of another legislation, such as insurance companies providing life or health insurance policies, SAGMER (Information and Surveillance Centre on Health Insurances) and HAYMER (Information and Surveillance Centre on Life Insurances).
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