POPI or PawPaw? Who cares.

2018-03-15T10:31:17+00:00By |POPIA|

So, the Information Regulator and the Department of Justice has asked everyone to stop calling the Protection of Personal Information Act 'POPI', but 'POPIA'. Of course, it only took about 5 seconds for the loons in my office to start calling it 'PAPAYA'. So no more 'no, POPI is not [...]

Rethinking privacy policies

2018-03-15T10:32:38+00:00By |POPIA|

These days, I find it very difficult to see the point of overly legalistic privacy policies normally hidden behind a tiny link at the bottom of a webpage. Apart from the fact that I am on a permanent plain language mission, my obsession with privacy policies is also fuelled by the [...]

What happens if you don't comply with POPI?

2018-03-15T10:32:52+00:00By |POPIA|

Earlier this year Elizabeth wrote a useful article entitled ‘5 Reasons why POPI Compliance Matters’. While Elizabeth’s article addressed why POPI compliance matters, this article focusses on what happens if you don’t have POPI compliance. If you are a compliance officer, these are the sticks you can use to get the [...]