POPI: Less than two weeks to go – what you need to know

With an inundation of information from all angles regarding the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act, and the commencement date quickly approaching, businesses could be forgiven for feeling more than a little overwhelmed.

The POPI Act, is five years in the making, and threatens harsh fines of up to R10-million for non-compliance, and in extreme cases, even jail time. Complying with the Act is time-consuming and often contains a minefield of information to process and understand.

To guide you through the masses of information please refer to the below resources:

  • 10 Key Steps to Compliance, click here
  • Skål International South Africa hosted an insightful webinar in partnership with Advocate Louis Nel (LouisTheLawyer) to help businesses operating in the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors navigate the ins and outs of the POPI Act. In case you missed the webinar, or if you would like to watch it again, please click here.


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