Why is the POPI Act important?
People have the right to privacy, and this extends to the internet. As website users, we have the right to know exactly what information is being collected from us – and if there is data being collected, what will the collectors of the data do with it? Answering any and all questions website users might have about their privacy while on your website is what POPIA is all about. It’s about making your stance on data processing available to everyone.
What does your website need to get POPI compliant?
There are four important pieces of information that will have to appear on any website in order to be POPIA compliant: