DL19 - Protection Of Personal Information Act, POPIA

Full Description

The Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) will directly affect your business. The Act brings a wave of change after the grace period for full implementation expired on 1 July 2021. POPIA in itself is very technical and comprises of eight condtions for lawfull processing of personal information. POPIA entrench the fundamentals of fairness, risk and compliance.

This three hour session aims to simplify the Act to make it practically applicable to your business and demistify the duties of the Information Officer and concepts such as the impact assessment, compliance framework and much more. We aim to provide you with a broad overview of what changes need to be made and suggest practical methods of compliance.

 

Start Date
TO BE SCHEDULED
Sessions
3
Course Type
Distance Learning
Cost
R950.00

Module 1 : DL19 - Protection Of Personal Information Act, POPIA

DL 19: POPIA

The Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) will directly affect your business. Although the Act is not yet in operation – the Legislature has hinted that the Act will come into full swing in the near future and with it, the Act brings a wave of change.

This three hour session aims to simplify the Act to make it practically applicable to your business. We aim to provide you with a broad overview of what changes need to be made and suggest practical methods of compliance.

Module 1 Session 1: The Act

  • Global compliance
  • The Act
    • Expectation
    • Application
    • Purpose
    • The role players
  • The definition
  • The relevance

Module 1 Session 2: The 8 conditions

  • Proccesing
  • Rights of the data subject
  • The 8 conditions of POPIA
    • Accountability
    • Limitations of processing
    • Purpose specification
    • Further processing limitations
    • Information quality
    • Openness
    • Security safeguards
    • Data subject participation

 Module 1 Session 3: The Basic Conditions of Employment Act

  • Special personal information
  • Transborder information flow
  • The regulations
  • Complaints to Regulator
  • Offences, penalties and fines
  • Implementation considerations

 

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