Ensure your business is POPI compliant

Please refer to the attachment and informative video for more information. Bregman Moodley Attorneys offer a comprehensive POPI tool to ensure you are compliant with the Protection of Personal Information Act (Act 4 of 2013) (POPI Act). In addition, we help you remain POPI compliant. The POPI tool determines your compliance status and generates the… Continue Reading

POPIA: registration of Information Officers and Deputy Information Officers

The Information Regulator established under the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (“POPIA”) published a Guidance Note for the registration of Information Officers (“IOs”) and Deputy Information Officers (“DIOs”) urging companies to use its online portal for registration of IOs and DIOs. This portal will be available from 1 May 2021, Once registered, the contact… Continue Reading

POPIA and the Information Officer

The Protection of Personal of Personal Information Act, 2013 (“POPIA”) requires entities to be compliant by 1 July 2021. One requirement is the appointment of an Information Officer for your organisation. Who is the Information Officer? Section 1 of POPIA defines the “information officer” in relation to a private body as “the head of a private body… Continue Reading

PAIA Requests and Home Affairs

Ultimately, one of the purposes of the access to information which is held by the state, as provided by the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2 of 2001, [“PAIA”], is to obviate unnecessary litigation and the accompanying waste of State and other resources. Section 25(1) of PAIA provides that “the information officer to whom… Continue Reading

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