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Are you mature enough for POPIA?

2020-05-07T15:49:04+02:00By |News, POPIA|

Many of our projects begin with a similar story from new clients, ‘We made our first attempt to become POPIA compliant in 2015, but nothing changed. We asked ABC to help us in 2017 and we wrote 1000 policies and sent the whole company on training, but we are no [...]

POPIA is coming, look busy.

2020-02-25T17:21:52+02:00By |News, POPIA|

Why the face? The Information Regulator asked the President to announce 1 April 2020 as the commencement date for the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). 1 April is also an auspicious date widely known as April Fools Day. It is lesser known as Sourdough Bread Day. On 1 April [...]

Write policies that matter

2019-12-11T08:44:05+02:00By |News|

We *heart* policies. Done well they can increase efficiency, improve teamwork, establish culture and protect everybody. Check out how we approach policies. Disclaimer: these slides are not for box tickers. And no, we don't have templates - one size fits all fits no one.

Does data minimisation spark joy?

2019-12-09T13:05:15+02:00By |News|

The minimality requirement The requirement of minimality is one of the conditions for processing personal information in the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). The POPIA provides that personal information can only be processed ”if, given the purpose for which it is processed, it is adequate, relevant and not excessive”. [...]

We’re hiring… a legal consultant!

2019-08-29T11:17:26+02:00By |News|

Novation Consulting is bursting at the seams with work. We need a top performing, creative mind, who knows compliance, risk management, and legal stuff. This is an opportunity to escape the chains of corporate life, to throw away your office shoes, and to do things slightly, okay a lot, differently. [...]

We’re hiring… an office manager!

2019-08-29T11:17:17+02:00By |News|

Novation Consulting is bursting at the seams with work and we really need somebody awesome to manage our office. You will do a bit of admin management, some project management, and lots of generally organising stuff. We think this is a part-time role, but then again, what do we know [...]