POPIA facts

May 26, 2022 | CoSec Blog

As we are all aware, the substantive provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) which place obligations on responsible parties became enforceable on 1 July 2021.

The 4 fact sheets summarise certain important principles that assist in the understanding and implementation of the Act.

Fact Sheets:

POPIA-fact-sheet-1POPIA-fact-sheet-2 | POPIA-fact-sheet-3 | POPIA-fact-sheet-4

Fact sheet 1 – Overview of the 8 conditions of the Protection of Personal Information Act
Fact sheet 2 – Understanding data subject rights
Fact sheet 3 – Direct marketing – Staying on the right side of the law
Fact sheet 4 – Basic information security checklist for small, low-risk business owners

Please contact Stephanie Phillips at stephanie.phillips@mdacc.co.za for assistance with your POPIA compliance to avoid punitive fines for non-compliance.


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