The information regulator (South Africa) is an independent body established in terms of section 39 of the protection of personal information act 4 of 2013. It is subject only to the law and the constitution and it is accountable to the national assembly. The information regulator is, among others, empowered to monitor and enforce compliance by public and private bodies with the provisions of the promotion of access to information act, 2000 (act 2 of [...]
Quick Guide To Direct Marketing Compliance With introduction of POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) one of the major changes is the way we market to current and potential clients. In electronic marketing it was previously sufficient to allow for opt-out option but this has changed in the fact a client must actually first opt-in to receive marketing by giving their consent rather than opting out. This affects email, SMS, automated voice machines and fax marketing in a [...]

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