Administrative fines regulated in Article 18 of the Personal Data Protection Law (“KVKK”) have been recalculated by the revaluation rate this year as every year. The determined amounts are included in the announcement published by the Personal Data Protection Authority on 17.01.2023.

The announcement contains the titles of “Failure to fulfil the obligation to inform”, ” Failure to fulfil the obligations related to data security”, “Failure to fulfil the decisions issued by the Board” and ” Act contrary of the obligation to register and notify the Data Controllers Registry (Verbis)” regulated under article 18 of the KVKK. In this context, the amounts of administrative fines for the violations mentioned above were increased by 122.93%, which is the revaluation rate.

The table for 2022 and 2023 administrative fines is as follows:

Failure to Fulfil the Obligation to Inform (KVKK A.18/a and A.10)13.391267.88329.852597.191
Non-fulfilment of Obligations Related to Data Security (KVKK A.18/b and A.12)40.1792.678.86389.5715.971.989
Non-fulfilment of the Decisions issued by the Board (KVKK A.18/c and A.15)66.9652.678.863149.2855.971.989
Acting Contrary to the Obligation to Register and Notify the Data Controllers Registry (KVKK A. 18/ç and A. 16)53.5722.678.863119.4285.971.989

2023 KVKK Administrative Fines

The amounts of administrative fines determined within the framework of the revaluation rate are quite high. In order not to be faced with administrative fines of this kind, data controllers must strictly comply with all obligations specified under the KVKK.

You may reach the announcement text via the link.

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Authors: Bilge Derinbay, Aysu Eren Yüce


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