Turkey

January 2016 - June 2016

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Requests for Data

We respond to valid requests relating to criminal cases. Each and every request we receive is checked for legal sufficiency and we reject or require greater specificity on requests that are overly broad or vague.

Request TypeTotal RequestsUsers / Accounts RequestedPercentage of Requests Where Some Data Produced
Legal Process9841,18880.59%
Emergency91288.89%
Total9931,20080.67%

Preservation Requests

We will take steps to preserve account records in connection with official criminal investigations for 90 days pending our receipt of formal legal process.

Preservation RequestsUsers / Accounts Requested
1616

Content Restrictions

We restricted access to content in response to legal requests from the Telecommunications Authority, Turkish courts, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Customs and Trade, and the Access Providers Union. Content was restricted pursuant to the Internet Act (Law No. 5651), which covers a range of offenses including personal rights violations, personal privacy, defamation of Ataturk, and the laws on the sale and promotion of regulated goods.

Number of pieces of content restricted
861

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