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 17 September 2020 and numbered 2016/13010, published in the Official Gazette dated 14 October 2020, the Constitutional Court (“Court”) 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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