Like most South Africans with any access to technology you’ll have been bombarded with emails and text messages lately from businesses all basically saying the same thing: your personal information is safe with us.
We take the new legislation seriously. We’re committed to your safety. There’s a reason for this sudden influx of emails. It’s all because of the new Protection of Personal Information (Popi) Act, which came into effect on 1 July and is designed to protect consumers in an era where sharing your personal information can make you extremely vulnerable.
Still a little in the dark? Keen to know what exactly this means to you and how it can affect your everyday life?