Richen Attorneys

POPIA 01 JUNE 2021

The Protection of Personal Information Act No.4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) is aimed at giving effect to the Constitutional right to privacy by guarding against the unlawful collection, retention, dissemination and use of personal information.

The Act applies to all South African business owners, regardless of size and all such businesses must be complainant by 01 June 2021.

In order to be fully compliant with POPIA there are 8 principals as defined by the Act which must be complied with.

Richen Attorneys has a team of fully versed and capable attorneys, that will assist you and your business with the best data compliance and privacy practices to ensure that you remain as agile in this digital transformation era.