POPI investigations have commenced, are you ready?

The Information Regulator is embarking on a “target-based compliance monitoring exercise” which appears to be targeting randomly selected organizations across the country. This inspection comes almost two years post POPI […]

Popping Candy and Cookies


Cookies and Pop rocks, remember how that would’ve got us excited back in the day! Although today’s article is not as sweet, the contents are still pretty saccharine.  We have […]

The Practical Side of POPIA


The Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPIA) has been in force for over 12 months. Organizations – private and public were given a one year grace period to become compliant. […]

What’s PAIA got to do with it?


Prior to the promulgation of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA), the only real legislation available for the access to information was the Promotion of Access […]

The Big-Debate: GDPR Vs. POPI


I am GDPR compliant. Now why all the rigmarole in ensuring that I need to be POPI compliant? Surely, they are comparatively one and the same? Well, not quite. The […]