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Are you mature enough for POPIA?

2020-06-22T13:33:31+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”. [...]

CHEERS TO 2018, BRING ON 2019!

2020-04-28T10:33:09+02:00By |News|

Well, 2018 was one crazy year. Data breaches, dramatic court hearings, lethal deli meats, controversial statements by a leader with freakishly small hands… and that was just at Novation. But seriously, the past twelve months have been the most exciting in our business to date. “Growth” does not begin to [...]