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..
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..