Constitutional Court Decision on the Inspection of Employee Corporate E-mails and Other Communication Devices by Employers

Constitutional Court Decision on the Inspection of Employee Corporate E-mails and Other Communication Devices by Employers


In its decision dated 12 January 2021 and numbered 2018/31036, published in the Official Gazette dated 5 February 2021, the Constitutional Court (“Court”), in line with its existing precedents, set out the principles that employers should take into account with respect to the protection of personal data and the freedom of communication when inspecting the content of employee corporate e-mail accounts and using such content as a basis for termination of the employment relationship.


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