POPI act

March 12, 2020

POPIA’s one year deadline to start running on 1 April?

Will the main provisions of POPIA (the Protection of Personal Information Act) really commence on 1 April 2020 as media reports suggest, or is this just […]
April 4, 2018

POPI: An existing risk, a right royal ruckus, and the EU deadline

When will the enforcement provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPI” or “POPIA”) come into effect? Latest indications are that the Information Regulator will […]
October 10, 2017

Small businesses and POPI: not crying wolf this time?

“Crying wolf is a real danger” (David Attenborough) POPI (the Protection of Personal Information Act) will provide welcome protection for our personal information – our names, […]
August 5, 2015

POPI: DON’T PANIC!

“Don’t Panic” (Douglas Adams, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy) Almost every business in South Africa will be affected by POPI (the Protection of Personal Information Act), […]
June 10, 2014

THE POPI’S PROGRESS: SLOW, BUT THE CLOCK TICKS ON

POPI (the Protection of Personal Information Act) is now partially in effect, but only to the extent that the way is now cleared for the appointment […]
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