POPIA (or POPI), South Africa’s data privacy law, has officially commenced on 1 July 2020.
ALL businesses – regardless of size or sector – that capture, process, retain and/or transmit the Personal Information of clients, customers, employees and/or third parties only have until 30 June 2021 to comply with the Act. In addition, ALL businesses will need to appoint and register an Information Officer(s) by 31 March 2021.
The consequences for non-compliance with this onerous law will be harsh and far-reaching: Fines of up to R 10 million, imprisonment of up to 10 years, or a combination of both.
We have the digital tools, online resources and legal expertise to get you compliant.
The Basic Toolkit includes all the information that you will need to fully acquaint yourself with the POPI Act, as well as the documents and templates required to ensure basic compliance with its multifaceted provisions and processing conditions.
Includes ALL the assessments, information and documentation that you will need to fully comply with the POPI Act, with the added benefit of personal / direct assistance by our experienced legal compliance advisors.