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‘No excuses’ for POPI non-compliance, says Tlakula

Information Regulator chairperson Pansy Tlakula advises local organisations to use the one-year grace period to put compliance measures in place.


More POPI Act sections come into force

The Presidency has announced the commencement of certain sections of the 2013 Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act.

Apr 6, 2020

All you need to know about COVID-19 track and trace rules

Effectively managing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic necessitates a limitation of various constitutional rights, says the Information Regulator.

Feb 26, 2020

POPIA will put data privacy front and centre

As the POPIA enforcement date edges closer, ill-prepared firms should start taking steps towards adopting proactive compliance, says Absa’s Zaheera Ahmed.


Regulator wants POPIA in force by Q2 2020

Advocate Pansy Tlakula sends a letter to president Cyril Ramaphosa, requesting to bring the outstanding aspects of the Act into effect.

Nov 19, 2019

Things you should know about document retention

You could be fined R10 million for storing documents incorrectly, says Nashua.


SURVEY: POPIA and your go-to-market strategy

SA firms are looking to strike the perfect balance between their direct marketing strategies and data privacy regulations.

Sep 16, 2019

Information Regulator cautions private camera network operators

Before an operator can install and monitor surveillance cameras, reasonable steps must be adhered to in terms of the law, says the Information Regulator.

Sep 16, 2019

Privacy regulation is on the horizon

tdglobal assists organisations with their data governance programmes, helping define strategy, frameworks, operating models and implementing programmes.

Sep 3, 2019

Professor decries Joburg’s private surveillance networks

Professor Jane Duncan of the University of Johannesburg seeks answers regarding private camera networks around Johannesburg.

Aug 27, 2019

The impact of POPIA on education

The requirements of POPIA should not be seen as onerous within the education space, they should be seen as good business practice for day-to-day operations, says d6 group.

Apr 10, 2019

Time to get personal about our privacy

It's time to face the reality of the world in which we live, where almost any service we use runs on our personal data.

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