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Tabacks
Interview on SABC's Network Show: Marco discusses what legal recourse consumers have in the case where their data privacy has been compromised.
KISCH IP
On the 1st July 2020, the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) 4 of 2013 ("the Act") became effective. The Act requires all businesses which process personal information of both natural...
KISCH IP
Cyber-attacks, ransomware and data breaches are becoming increasingly more frequent and a threat to the day-to-day operations of a business. The recent data leak by Experian has...
Tabacks
It is incumbent upon organisations to take control of the manner in which personal information is disposed of and to ensure that appropriate mechanisms within the organization...
ENSafrica
By and large, the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 ("POPIA") only imposes obligations, duties and liabilities on the responsible party.
Bowmans
What do employers need to do to ensure that they are POPIA compliant.
ENSafrica
The cloud is now the preferred location for many businesses to host their data. The cloud comes with many benefits, such as increased security,...
ENSafrica
Where there are reasonable grounds to believe that the personal information of a data subject has been accessed or acquired by any unauthorised person, the responsible party must notify…
ENSafrica
Following the recent Experian data breach, the South African Information Regulator took the opportunity to stress the importance of organisations' ...
ENSafrica
In the Regulator's Operational Readiness Plan, which was published pursuant to the commencement of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 ("POPIA")...
ENSafrica
The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 ("POPIA") prohibits organisations from transferring any personal information about a data subject to a foreign country.
ENSafrica
Data breaches and cyber-attacks are a common, and increasingly frequent, threat faced by every organisation. Most organisations and employees can relate ...
ENSafrica
For most organisations, the direct marketing of products and services to customers and potential customers is a vital source of business.
ENSafrica
With the commencement of the majority of the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013, ("POPIA") on 1 July 2020 (subject to a one-year "grace period"), ...
Tabacks
The Western Cape Government is in the process of developing a provincial legislative framework that will govern the use of CCTV cameras both on private properties and in public areas.
ENSafrica
Non-compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 ("POPIA") can have serious and unintended consequences for employers.
ENSafrica
Due to ever increasing globalisation in business, personal information is rarely limited to being processed within the borders of South Africa.
Tabacks
In the discussion below we will draw your attention to the main points that employers will need to know and do, to be well on their way to full compliance come July 2021.
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ENSafrica
A recent decision in Germany has resulted in a hefty fine being imposed on an employer for violations of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulations ("GDPR").
Tabacks
The substantive provisions of POPIA (and in particular, section 72) have only recently come into force, and its content has not yet been tested by the South African courts.
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