Regulator, marketers iron out POPI 'opt in' differences
With the POPI Act drawing closer, the Information Regulator and the Direct Marketers Association of SA thrash out their differences.
Legal insights: advertising rules on promotional offers
Suppliers argue that it is the duty of the consumer to read the T&Cs, says Sergio dos Santos, candidate attorney at Webber Wentzel.
Survey participants admit to being in dark about POPI
Half of local firms surveyed in ITWeb's online survey admitted to not being ready for the looming implementation of the Protection of Personal Information Act.
ASA rules in favour of Vodacom on 'best network' claim
The Advertising Standards Authority rules that Vodacom is not in breach of the advertising codes in claiming to have SA's best network.
Information Regulator calls direct marketers to order
After direct marketers slammed the POPI Act's "opt-in" provisions, the regulator says they are in the best interests of data subjects.
How will the GDPR affect South African businesses?
The GDPR is the `gold standard' of data protection law and it will help SA interpret POPIA when it comes into effect, says Michalsons.