How often do you receive a random spam marketing call and ask, “How did they get my
Protecting privacy and personal information is not something you need to think about only in
the workplace - it’s something you need to practice in your everyday life. In 2013, the
government passed the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) to improve the
protection of personal information that is retained by private and public bodies. Tiger
Brands will have about one year to comply from the commencement date when the office of
the Information Regulator is operationalised.
Firstly, it is important to know and understand “What is Personal Information?” It includes the following:
Information relating to an identiﬁable, living, natural person, and where it is applicable,
an identiﬁable, existing juristic person, including, but not limited to—
The POPIA awareness programme seeks to drive privacy awareness campaigns through e-learning
and various initiatives across the business to assist each employee to understand their role
in protecting personal information.
Mobius Consulting has been appointed to perform the gap assessment with respect to the POPIA
readiness of Tiger Brands.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Rosh Naidoo on (011) 840 4225
Jack on 2018-09-05 06:45:10
Excellent content, love to see more campaigns being directed at departments