POPI Act News

We bring you POPI Act news as well as news relating to privacy and security practices.  A number of key news items are listed below for your information.If you would like to receive updates via email, please visit our POPI News and Information Signup page.

February 2017

Information Regulator now being established!

The Information Regulator has taken up office and indications are that the team is making good progress in establishing the new function.  Key points which indicate their progress include:

December 2016

Information Regulator holds inaugural meeting more

On 1 December 2016, the Information Regulator held its inaugural meeting at Salu Building in Pretoria to commence with their duties and functions.  Click here to read the Media Statement released by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development.

 October 2016

Information Regulator (POPI and PAIA) Appointed

On 26 October 2016, the long overdue appointment of the Information Regulator took place with Adv Pansy Tlakula being named as the chair.

September 2016

National Assembly votes in favour of Information Regulator

On 7 September 2016, National Assembly voted in favour of  the Information Regulator for POPI and PAIA. 

July 2016

IACT-Africa exhibits at ARC Expo  2016

IACT-Africa exhibited at the ARC (Association of Residential Communities) Expo at Midstream Estate in Midrand on 28th and 29th July 2016. 

May 2016

IACT-Africa presents at Xperien IT Asset Disposal and POPI Event

IACT-Africa was invited to speak at an event run by a new client, Xperien, on 27th May 2016.

JSE-listed IT companies appoint IACT-Africa

IACT-Africa has two new clients in the IT sector to provide POPI products and services to them for their internal compliance initiatives.  

IACT-Africa POPI Compliance Projects

IACT-Africa has a growing base of satisfied clients for our POPI Compliance products and services.

April 2016

Partnership with ISASA

ISASA – the Independent Schools Association of South Africa has accepted IACT-Africa as a new Corporate Member. 

August 2015

Partnership with ARC

ARC – the Association of Residential Communities has accepted IACT-Africa as a new Business Partner. 

June 2015

IACT-Africa presents at the South Africa Accounting Academy (SAAA) NPO Conference on 4th June 2015

IACT-Africa presented to  delegates at the SAAA conference for NPOs on 4th June 2015 at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg thus establishing a relationship with SAAA and its members.

May 2015

IACT-Africa presented to the Mpumalanga Chapter of the South African Council for Business Women (SACBW) at Loskop Dam on 22 May 2015.

April 2015

IACT-Africa presented to the Free State Chapter of the South African Council for Business Women (SACBW) in Bloemfontein in April 2015.

Detailed list of  POPI Act Talks

Please click here for a detailed list of POPI Act talks delivered by Dr Peter Tobin.

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