Posts tagged as Protection of Personal Information Act

Focusing on data compliance

Data compliance is an important facet of any business today. For companies relying on customer data for product distribution and development of better solutions, meeting the requirements of personal data protection regulation is critical. Technology makes it easy to access, collect, and process high volumes of personal and company data at high speeds. This information […]

Pressure mounts as data protection deadline looms

Once the Protection of Personal Information Act 2013 (PoPI Act) is made effective, companies will have a year grace period to become compliant with the act. In the meantime, agreements between corporate clients and their suppliers are already being updated to require compliance with data processing provisions contained in the act. This year’s first quarter […]

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 […]