Posts tagged as GDPR

Data protection guidance for local businesses

The newly released book, A Commentary on the Protection of Personal Information Act, examines the eight conditions of lawful processing, the difference between personal and special personal information and the exemptions, exceptions and exclusions as set out in the Act. The authors set out the powers of the Information Regulator and possible fines, compensation and […]

What GDPR means for South African businesses

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one of the most important changes in data privacy regulation in 20 years. Ross Saunders, the director of global technology services at Cura Software Solutions, shares some need-to-know information for the South African context. The DDPR’s fundamental aim is to protect all European Union (EU) citizens from privacy […]

International data protection regulation affects SA businesses

With the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) taking effect on 25 May 2018, cloud applications and platform services provider Oracle hosted a roadshow in Johannesburg for South African businesses and organisations to understand the repercussions the data protection regulation has for them. The GDPR is the EU’s equivalent of South Africa’s Protection […]