The purpose of this course is to empower anyone who comes in contact with personal information or processors of personal information (known as Responsible Parties) to safeguard and protect personal information of data subjects when collected and processed by Responsible Parties.
As an employee working in a company that processes personal information, you are required to comply with the requirements of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act to ensure that the company, as a Responsible Party, safeguards and protects the personal information of its customers.
This course is a comprehensive start towards the path of being a POPI compliant professional.
Recommended Course Duration: 1 week
Number of Lessons: 10
Approximate Number of Questions: 32
Why study POPI?
POPI affects all private and public organizations that process information such as names, addresses, email addresses, health information, and employment history, etc., and must be complied with.
Who should study POPI?
- Individuals who deal with personal information of others, irrespective of the sector.
- Individuals that are interested in learning more about the POPI Act and how it affects them.