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POPIA – How to start your compliance project

Considering the just announced POPIA “go live” date, Ilze Luttig Hattingh of Novation Consulting, advises on seven things you can do to kickstart your POPIA compliance project – even during a worldwide pandemic: 1. Assemble a project team 2. Do an information governance (IG) maturity assessment 3. Work out a high-level project plan 4. Work […]

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New POPIA regulations – Law firm sheds some light

The new regulations to the Protection of Personal Information Act have been published in December 2018. However, these Regulations will only come into effect on a date to be determined by the Information Regulator. The aim of the POPI Act is to protect consumers from harm by protecting their personal information. In terms of the POPI […]

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Employer Duties under POPIA – Part 1

By Claire Gaul / Joani van Vuuren of Webber Wentzel Much has been written about the statutory obligations that are to be imposed on financial service providers in respect of their clients in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (“POPIA“). What may be less familiar are the obligations POPI will […]

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