WHAT IS PoPIA
PoPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013) is South Africa’s data protection law, aimed at protecting personal information processed by public and private bodies. PoPIA came into effect on 1 July 2020, with a 12-month grace period. The cost of non-compliance from 1 July 2021 comes with severe penalties including:
A fine or imprisonment of between R1 million
and R10 million or one to ten years in jail
Financial compensation for
damages suffered by data subjects
We also provide online services to help you with:
Assessments to gauge where
your business stands
Join the Compliance Hub
So sign up for our PoPIA 10 Day Readiness Challenge, and in just ten days, we’ll get you in good shape to beat the deadline for just R2000!
The 10 Day Challenge is an on-demand webinar programme that provides you with easy to follow video clips and tutorials from experts to get you on the road to POPIA compliance. When the video session ends, you can complete a homework assignment that will get you one step closer to becoming POPIA-compliant.
Where are you on the road to compliance? Not sure? Take this quick assessment.
By simply clicking yes or no the result will provide a high level indication on where your focus should be when doing a more comprehensive assessment for PoPIA compliance. If you answer NO to any of these questions, we can help through the journey to compliance.