What is POPI?
The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act protects our constitutional right to privacy by dictating how personal information is
processed. The Act, which has been in effect since 1 July 2020, exists to prevent cases where exposed personal information can lead to harm.
What counts as personal information?
Personal information is a broad term that defines any information that can be used to identify a person such as:.
What does data processing mean?
Data processing covers all the ways in which an organisation interacts with an individual’s data throughout its life cycle such as:
Who does the Act affect?
The POPI Act deals with three parties:
The data subject is the person the information is about.
The responsible party is the organisation that determines the purpose and manner of
processing personal information.
The operator is a third-party service provider that processes personal information on behalf of the responsible party.
Your privacy is highly important to us!
From 1st July the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) comes into effect. In accordance with the Act, we will continue to protect your privacy when processing your personal information.
How can we help?
As business mail and data experts, we understand how precious information can be. This is why we’ve worked diligently to protect our clients’ data and ensure that all our solutions are 100% POPI-compliant. This has two significant benefits. Firstly, all our clients’ personal information is always accurate, lawfully processed and protected. Secondly, we ensure that our clients attain their own POPI compliance by choosing our fully compliant solutions. Email is the crux of business correspondence. We specialise in keeping yours efficient, secure and compliant.