South Africa

Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) 

President Jacob Zuma signed the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPI”) into law on 27th November 2013. The actual commencement date of the Act is still to be determined by the President in the Government Gazette. From this date, organisations will have one year to demonstrate compliance with the legislation.

Protect your personal information

At some point, we have all had concerns regarding our personal information being collected, used, stored and given to others. We don’t always have control over who has access to our private details.

Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) signed into law [video]

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POPI has been signed into law, however the actual commencement date of the Act is still to be determined.

A practical business response to POPI

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President Jacob Zuma signed the Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPI”) into law on 27th November 2013. The actual commencement date of the Act is still to be determined by the President in the Government Gazette.

Contact

Contact

Graham Teare
Director
Tel: +27 (0)83 447 6702
graham.teare@kpmg.co.za

 

 

Nikki Pennel
Corporate Law Advisory Practice
nikki.pennel@kpmg.co.za