POPIpack is here
Is your organisation ready to comply with the Protection of Personal Information Act?
What is POPIpack™
POPIA is South Africa’s data protection law which regulates the lawful processing of personal information or “data”. POPIA comes into force on 1 July 2021. POPIA aims to protect the constitutional right to privacy and holding parties who use personal data accountable by subjecting these responsible persons to certain rules and conditions thereby enabling them to lawfully process personal data.
The POPIpack includes a generic set of legal data protection documents which, aims to deliver a POPIA compliance kick-start for the organisation.
POPIA compliance kick-start
Packs are geared to help your organisation address its POPIA compliance from a legal documents standpoint.
Right to Privacy
Each document has been carefully considered and drafted by legal professionals and is geared to provide the core minimum legal agreements.
Privacy By Design
Crafting a bespoke solution to your business through customisation of your existing compliance framework or one of our existing POPIpacks to your business needs.
Our POPIpack™ Offerings
Have a look at our full range of service offerings and feel free to contact us to schedule a consult. We are here to help and discuss your needs.
A generic set of legal data protection documents which aims to deliver a POPIA compliance kick-start to your organisation.
An in depth analysis and assessment of your organisation’s operations and procedures from a legal and technical perspective.
Training and overall awareness on POPIA and data protection is vital to ensure compliance.
More than just a kick Start
By no means is POPIA compliance and data protection a tick box exercise. Full compliance with POPIA and any data protection law may require an in depth analysis and assessment of your organisation’s current processing operations and procedures. Or have a look at one of our packs to get you on your way.
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Not sure where to start?
No matter where your organisation is on your data protection or POPIA compliance journey and if you are feeling confused about where to start. View our POPIpacks and consider purchasing or subscribing to one of our Pack Solutions, or single legal document.
If you need more information or you require a consultation to discuss the unique needs of the organisation, fill in our contact form and let’s talk business.
Do a Quick Questionnaire
Take our quick questionaire to help you. Compliance with POPIA is no tick-box exercise but having a place to start helps.
POPIA Introduction Knowledge Session
We know compliance can feel daunting and with the commencement of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) on 1 July 2020, you may be feeling a little overwhelmed trying to make sense of it all, and what exactly you need to do to ensure you are not caught on the wrong side of the law.
POPIA defines a number of different persons who may either, in the circumstances, be involved in and/or responsible for the processing and protection of personal data or alternatively, are the persons to whom such personal data relates. Amongst these persons defined is the ‘operator’ (equivalent to ‘data processor’ under the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (‘GDPR’)). In this article we provide a high-level overview of the role of an operator, how the position compares to the role of the ‘responsible party’ (equivalent to a ‘data controller’ under the GDPR), and what organisations should practically be considering when it comes to implementing compliance measures which this role may involve.
POPIA’s provisions regulate direct marketing by electronic means and in essence, require that an opt-in consent be obtained prior to a data subject’s personal data being processed for direct marketing purposes. But what does this all mean and can an organisation still continue to use direct marketing methods to potentially generate business?
Arguably, one of the key areas to address in POPIA compliance is the role of the information officer…