Compliance and risk management

Plain language privacy notices: Win your customers' trust

2018-03-15T10:24:39+02:00By |Categories: Compliance and risk management|Tags: , , , , , , |

Using plain language when you talk about privacy and personal information is key if you want to win your customers' trust. We have written about the POPIA requirement that a business must have a privacy notice* that explains what personal information the business collects and what it does with that [...]

Survivor: Privacy Shield

2018-03-15T10:25:13+02:00By |Categories: Compliance and risk management|Tags: , , , , , , |

The first annual review of the functioning of the Privacy Shield was concluded and the report was published on October 18, 2017. What did it cover? The review covered all aspects of the Privacy Shield Framework including the implementation, administration, supervision and enforcement. It also looked at questions relating to [...]

Get the right operator contracts in place in 6 simple steps

2018-03-15T10:26:01+02:00By |Categories: Compliance and risk management, POPIA|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In week 6 of our POPI DIY programme we look at what an operator is, and how to make sure you have the right operator contracts in place with yours. In terms of POPI an operator is a person or company who processes personal information on behalf of the responsible [...]

Unpacking the Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill  

2018-03-15T10:26:23+02:00By |Categories: Compliance and risk management|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

South Africa has drafted (and redrafted) the Cybercrime and Cybersecurity Bill. The Justice Portfolio Committee held hearings on this Bill last week, and I was there. If you’re interested in what the Bill means for SA, and how to keep up to date with the latest changes, the University of [...]

UK Data Protection Bill introduced 

2018-03-15T10:26:36+02:00By |Categories: Compliance and risk management|Tags: , , , , , , |

We unpack the new UK Data Protection Bill and how it relates to GDPR. On 13 September 2017, the UK Government introduced the new Data Protection Bill (the Bill) in the House of Lords. If enacted, the Bill will repeal and replace the existing Data Protection Act 1998 and supplement [...]

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