POPIA Advice and Services

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The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) is South Africa’s data protection law. ODAC have been involved in the drafting of the law, and supporting the establishment of the Office of the Information Regulator, who will have oversight both over POPIA and the Promotion of Access to Information Act.

This page will serve to cover the growing list of resources and services ODAC has in relation to the law and its implementation.

POPIA Guide for Non-Profits (download here):

Running list of free online resources:
1. The United Kingdoms Information Commission has some useful resources for charities on GDPR compliance, which could also be helpful here.
2. The European Data Protection Board provides some guidelines on encryption here
3. South African law firm Michalson’s provides some South African-specific information here.