POPI Act Compliance Rollout – Fast & Easy
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Deploy DSAR forms & direct marketing opt-out on your website. Customize them. It is easy.
Respond to consumer requests using templates. Customize responses. Manage requests & workflow.
And, we make switching easy. Simply export your data and move to another platform.
POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) is new privacy law. Now consumers have new privacy rights. Your business needs to provide 2 ways to assist consumers to exercise their privacy rights. Businesses face hefty penalties and lawsuits for non-compliance. Few can afford penalties in the post-pandemic workplace.
A popular consumer products business automates privacy requests
Large food processing company mitigates their enforcement risk
A Section 21 company manages compliance across multiple properties
The Information Regulator can impose hefty penalties if you ignore consumer privacy rights or process data unlawfully. Upto R10 Million or 10 years imprisonment.
Upon any data breach, you are likely to face heavy costs anywhere between R400K to R40 Million. POPI requires you to have reasonable security to protect personal information.
You lose consumer trust when your business stands out for non-compliance. Lost trust impacts your brand value.
Essert delivers rapid POPI Act compliance and roll out. We provide software and services. Our software delivers POPI Act consumer privacy rights management and automation. We also provide personal information data lookup using privacy api engine. We answer a number of questions including a) what is the POPI Act? b) how to become compliant c) what are the POPI and PAIA regulations? d) who does POPI Act or POPIA apply to? e) What is direct marketing opt-out? f) what constitutes personal information under the POPI Act? g) how do I make my website compliant? h) what about cyber security laws ? i) do i need to prepare data flow catalogs and data maps? j) how do i prepare data maps? k) how about children’s data? l) how about mobile apps? m) what about whatsapp, facebook, and other social media policies? n) How about employee data privacy?
Get a step by step approach to POPI Act compliance. Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI Act) provides privacy rights and consumer protection for South Africans. Key sections of the POPI Act took effect on Jul 1, 2020. All businesses, public entities, non-profit organization, and any other entity must address compliance in a short time, and with minimal impact on the budget.
Large companies have teams already working on POPI Act compliance. Most mid-size and small businesses are unaware of the law. They need to engage their legal and IT teams to implement compliance. Nearly all entities believe that POPI Act means prevention of SPAM, calls from telemarketers, and the ability to opt-out of digital marketing. This is one of the rights in the POPI Act, and so are several other rights including: delete my data, correct my data, objection to processing, and many others.
Essert helps you to find a quick, least expensive path for your business or entity for the POPI Act compliance. A path that ensures compliance. A path that assures your data strategy survives the POPI Act and any investigation by the Information Regulator. A path that is fast and easy to implement. A path that is not expensive. A path that adds value to your customers, partners, employees, and your investors. We provide software, documentation, training and consulting on how to implement the POPI Act compliance. Amazon Kindle book on the POPI Act Compliance.
The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI Act) is a South African law that aims to protect the personal information of individuals from being collected, used, or disclosed without their consent. It sets out the requirements for businesses to follow when collecting, using, or disclosing personal information, including:
To be compliant with the POPI Act, businesses must follow these requirements and implement appropriate policies and procedures to ensure that they are being met.