POPI Act Part 2: Conditions for the lawful processing of personal information

POPI Act Part 2: Conditions for the lawful processing of personal information

Previous: POPI Act Part 1: An Introduction In all instances, the Act refers to the POPI Act No. 4 of 2013.You can download the Act here. Chapters 3, 8 and 9 deals with the responsibilities of businesses in the processing of personal information. In this section we will look at the different conditions applicable for the lawful processing of personal information.

POPI Act Part 1: An Introduction

POPI Act Part 1: An Introduction

In all instances the Act refers to the POPI Act No. 4 of 2013.You can download the Act here. The POPI Act was signed as law in 2013. A longer lead-in time was given to ensure bigger business have enough time to ensure compliance. The Act affects all business, including small business and start-ups. Even if you just run a little one-man business from home. If you – in any way – collect personal information for business purpose, you need…

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POPI Act Terminology

POPI Act Terminology

What is the POPI act all about? The goal of the Act is the Protection of Personal Information, balanced against other acts like the right to information and the protection of important interests. Like the free flow of information within the Republic and across international borders. In order to understand the POPI Act, you need to know and understand the terminology used throughout the Act.

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Personally, I love Evernote, and I have used it for many years in a personal capacity. Most important to me is that Evernote seamlessly sync to my PC, tablet or smartphone. It is possible to tag notes and organize them into different notebooks. Even the free version has an excellent search functionality!

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The Little Guide to Electronic Filing

Electronic filing is not hard to implement! But if you are like most people I know, you hate filing, and so, for you, it never becomes a priority. There are always 1001 more important things to do. Until that one day, when your boss asks you for an important file or document, and you have no clue where to find it! And even though you ask yourself a million times “why didn’t I?”, it hardly solves your problem! This is…

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Twitter Bots: 3 Benefits to the new Twitter Rules

Twitter Bots: 3 Benefits to the new Twitter Rules

What is a Twitter bot and why did it cause Twitter to change their rules? A Twitter bot is a type of bot software that controls a Twitter account via the Twitter API.[1] The bot software may autonomously perform actions such as tweeting, re-tweeting, liking, following, unfollowing, or direct messaging other accounts. The automation of Twitter accounts is governed by a set of automation rules that outline proper and improper uses of automation.[2] Proper usage includes broadcasting helpful information, automatically generating interesting or creative content, and automatically…

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3 Tricks to Improve your Facebook Marketing Strategy

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