Evaluation of E-mail Accounts Used in Public Institutions in Turkey Within the Scope of Personal Data

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Morina M., Papajorgji E., Eren M. A., Alidemaj A.

Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, vol.11, no.2, pp.142-154, 2022 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.36941/ajis-2022-0041
  • Journal Name: Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, Linguistic Bibliography
  • Page Numbers: pp.142-154
  • Keywords: e-government, e-mail, encrypted communication, protection of personal data
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


© 2022 Morina et al.Magna Carta in 1215 and 1789 from the French Revolution in parallel to globalization of human rights all over the world to this day and the state based on the rule of law and forms of government have improved. Therefore, the importance of individual human rights has increased alongside the community rights. The Internet has emerged as a closed circuit in which the computer is connected to withstand up to 1960. The first day, this day of information systems that have manifested themselves in all areas of human existence and has been an integral part of human existence. Knowledge is one of the most important values of modern life. Every day, government agencies and private organizations collect, store, process and transfer significant amounts of data about individuals. This is a natural reflection of the situation has been in government. Protection of personal data is a right of individuals against unauthorized use of their data by other persons or organizations. Especially after 2002 indicate the presence of public institutions in Turkey as well as to offer their digital services to citizens in both. Personal Data related to the establishment of this right The Law on the Protection of the Conservation was passed by the Turkish Grand National Assembly on March 24, 2016. has been enacted. One of the most used services offered by the staff of public institutions and staff to their email. In our study, government extension and content of the person's own e-mail account does not belong to the state providing services it has been examined in the light of the Law on the Protection of Personal Data in Turkey and international regulations in this field.