Protection Of Personal Information ACT (POPIA)- Course Overview
Privacy is the constitutional right of everyone in South Africa and is entrenched in the “Bill of Rights”. The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013, gives effect to this constitutional right of privacy by requiring safeguards for personal information processed by public and private bodies. Non-compliance may have serious consequences. The course provides delegates with an overview of the POPIA and the significant obligations placed on individuals identified as the “responsible parties” and “information officers”.