POPI, South Africa's legislation dealing specifically and exclusively with data protection, will largely come into force on 1 July 2020. A responsible party
Digital identity programs in jurisdictions with weak privacy regulations face the risk of commodification, breach and misuse.
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It has been officially announced that numerous sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPIA) will commence on 1 July 2020.
The much anticipated and deeply needed Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 ("POPIA"), which gives effect to the constitutional right to privacy in South Africa, will soon commence.
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On 22 June 2020, South African President, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa announced the commencement of the remaining provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 ("POPI").
While the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to affect every aspect of our lives, we cannot overlook the importance of privacy and data protection.
The UK's highest court recently ruled that Morrisons, a supermarket group, was not vicariously liable for the criminal act of an employee with a grudge who leaked the payroll data of about 100 000 members of staff.
The remaining provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 ("the POPI Act") was set to be gazetted on 1 April 2020, but due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the lockdown taking place, the anticipated wait ...
In light of the declaration of a national state of disaster as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is now likely that schools and further learning institutions in...
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Apart from the devastating impact on lives around the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown many business operations in disarray.
Given the fact that many countries are under some form of lockdown as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, organisations that are able to do so, are now working remotely, with video conferencing platforms...
Following the South African President's speech on 15 March 2020 that a national state of disaster has been declared in terms of Covid-19...
subject to the South African President, the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 ("POPIA") is due to come into effect on 1 April 2020. What should organisations do to start getting ready
the Chairperson of the Information Regulator, Advocate Pansy Tlakula, recently sent a request to President Cyril Ramaphosa to declare that the remaining provisions of the Protection...
Recently, the Information Regulator called upon the President to proclaim the commencement of the remaining provisions of POPIA.
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Recently, the Information Regulator approached South Africa's President to issue a commencement date of 1 April 2020 for the remaining provisions of the POPI Act.
Reports have been circulating that the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act No 4 of 2013 ("POPIA") is to be implemented on 1 April 2020.
Chairperson of the Information Regulator, Advocate Pansy Tlakula, recently sent a request to President Cyril Ramaphosa ...
Data Privacy Day is an initiative of the Council of Europe that was first launched in 2007. It is now celebrated internationally and the primary purpose is to increase data protection and online...
In the last edition, we explored some of the words and phrases that are referred to in the Act. A summary of the newsflash can be accessed here.