Just to recap, POPI protects people from harm by requiring those who process our personal information to protect it. Personal Information is any information that relates to an identifiable natural or juristic person. The 4 key tenets of data privacy compliance is:
- Store personal data securely and minimise access to this data.
- Remove personal data where it is not required and where there is no current user consent.
- Respond to Subject Access Requests.
- Report any breaches or loss of personal data both to regulators and individuals
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