POPI Act Compliance Assessment
What is POPI Act?
POPI Act stands for Protection of Personal Information Act which was passed into law in 2013. From 2014 various sections of the Act came into force. In July 2020 the president announced that the remaining sections of the Act will come into effect in July 2021. The purpose of Act to is protect personal information, to strike a balance between the right to privacy and the need for the free flow of, and access to information, and to regulate how personal information is processed.
This assessment does not constitute legal advice. It is intended to establish if the company being assessed is complying with the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). Fairbridge Echelon will give feedback and suggested plan to optimise compliance.
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With Every Challenge Comes An Opportunity
Additional legal red tape is not welcome to an entrepreneur. Even so there is a opportunity to leverage the provisions of POPI Act to set information management systems that are founded on best practices. Such an approach will benefit your business as it grows.