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Government and POPIA - applicable or not?

14 June 2021

With all the talk of POPIA coming into effect and businesses having to get ready to comply, I was wondering whether government and municipalities also need to comply with POPIA. Surely, government entities have a lot of personal information in their possession that they must protect.

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Data breaches in terms of POPIA: what you need to know

16 April 2021

Our consultancy business has quite a diverse client base. Over the weekend, the laptop of one of our employees was stolen. The laptop contains personal information of our clients and it appears that it was not password protected making the data accessible. Will this be a data breach in terms of POPIA, and if so, what are we required to do?

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POPIA deadline looming and regulations about to take effect

16 April 2021

I own a local store making custom items for our clients. Because of the nature of some of the client requests I have to use other suppliers and have to share basic information about my clients with them. I am aware of POPIA and I understand that we need to comply including to new regulations that I understand have been issued. My question is to what extent and by when will I need to meet all these requirements?

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New regulations provide more clarity on POPIA

11 March 2019

I’m the compliance officer for our business and have been tasked with responsibility for POPIA. I saw a media report on regulations being promulgated and was wondering if there is anything of importance that I need to take note of in them for our business?

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Data security under POPIA is important even for small businesses

12 February 2019

I’m the owner of a small advisory firm. A few days ago, one of my employees left his laptop in the car during the weekend and it was stolen out of his car. I now hear that the IT guys forgot to have encryption activated on his laptop. With client information on the laptop I’m worried about whether I could be in breach of POPIA. Am I?

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POPI allows you access to your personal information

04 October 2018

I run a small franchise electronics store. I collect basic personal information from our customers that we keep on file and use for marketing notifications to our customers. The other day an upset customer demanded to know what personal information we have of her and said that the POPI Act gave her the right to request a complete copy of her personal information we have. We gave it to her, but I was just wondering whether she really has the right to ask for this?

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