How have businesses structured their compliance with PoPI? Everywhere you turn you find companies offering you a download of something in exchange for your contact details. Social media companies collect more data than ever before, and analytics is turning that information into a competitive advantage for them. To protect your data privacy yet enable businesses read more..
The processing of personal information is an important compliance matter for all businesses these days. By now most people know that the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (the “PoPI Act”) is the law with effect 1 July 2020. Every public and private enterprise has to comply, and a grace period of 1 read more..
To become compliant with the PoPI Act does not happen overnight. Here are the ten things you must do now (in no specific order). You have to work at it. You also do not have much time left before the full force of the Act kicks in. The areas of our biggest concern are the read more..
Compliance with the PoPI Act is required by 1 July 2021. The PoPI-RAM toolkit will help you to comply with the Act. PoPI RAM is the acronym for the PoPI Readiness Assessment Module. All businesses need to assess the relative level of compliance readiness of all their respective departments responsible for the personal information of clients, read more..
We believe that the aim of the PoPI Act is to balance the right to privacy with the right to access the personal information of individuals and businesses. A difficult balancing act at the best of times. Legal compliance by all businesses is for a very good reason. Issues such as cybercrime, the ease with read more..
By now most individuals know that the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (the “PoPI Act”) is with effect 1 July 2020, law. Every public and private enterprise has to comply with the PoPI Act and a grace period of 1 year applies. By 1 July 2021 the full might of the law read more..
The article written by Lucien Pierce of Phukubje Pierce Masithela Attorneys of Johannesburg was used as input for this summary. It can be found here. The PoPI Act was signed into law in November 2013. However, PoPI isn't effective yet. The president still has to decide on the commencement date. Not only do we need read more..