Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) is South Africa’s data privacy and protection law that was enacted in 2013. POPIA aims to promote the protection of personal information processed by public and private bodies and hold them accountable by subjecting these responsible bodies to certain rules and conditions thereby enabling them to lawfully process personal data.
Data Subject Portal (Clients, Employees, Suppliers)
A Data Subject Portal is a GDPR compliance software tool that businesses can provide to online users which enables them to conduct data subject access requests.
PoPI & PAIA Requests
The Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 (commonly known as PAIA) is South Africa’s access to information law and it enables people to gain access to information held by both public and private bodies. All organisations in South Africa must comply with it. In this blog, we’ll look at who regulates it, the risks of non-compliance, what action you need to take to comply with it, and why you should care about it.
Online Compliance Checklist
This checklist outlines the steps organizations should take to achieve Protection of Personal Information Act compliance. VeraSafe published an accompanying article with this checklist