Data Privacy Thought Leadership
Data Privacy - Thought Leadership
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Direct marketers beware - POPI is now effective
The South African public has become very accustomed to receiving unsolicited SMSs, calls, and emails from marketers and sales teams across various industries. In many cases, these companies are either unable or unwilling to disclose where they obtained that person’s contact details but this is a topic for another day…
POPIA data privacy governance structures
The Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPIA”) is relatively silent on the topic of data privacy governance structures and operating models. This state of affairs, on one hand, makes it difficult for companies to know definitively, how to create systems that comply with POPIA and on the other hand, gives organisations an opportunity to tailor their
POPIA data breach
Too often fraudulent activities occur as a result of avoidable data breaches, where unauthorised third parties obtain access to the personal information held by an organisation. Data breaches can be devastating to organisations and their customers, especially when the data breach results in unauthorised access to sensitive personal information of individuals which is then used for fraudulent purposes as described above.