Turkey: KVKK fines gaming company TRY 1,100,000 for breach notification violations

OneTrust DataGuidance reports:

The Personal Data Protection Authority (‘KVKK’) published, on 23 June 2020, its decision (‘the Decision’) of 16 April 2020, fining a gaming company a total of TRY 1,100,000 (approx. €142,980) for data breach notification violations. In particular, the Decision concerns a data breach suffered by the gaming company in which hackers were able to gain access to the company’s player data affecting 39,995 individuals in Turkey.

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Imagine if our regulators actually fined entities for inadequate data security and for not disclosing breaches within 72 hours….

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