What you need to know about POPI

Following the GDPR which came into effect on Friday 25th May South Africa have their own regulation likely to come fully into effect at the end of 2018. POPI (South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act) will change the rules of consent from opt-out to opt-in. The current law stipulates that organisations can contact whoever they want […]

ICO: the opportunities the GDPR will bring for businesses and organisations

The ICO has published a video this morning form the chief commissioner, Elizabeth Dunham discussing the opportunities that GDPR will bring for businesses and organisations. Ms Denham starts by saying “today is the first era in data protection.” In the age of big data and the continuing technological advancements and digital communication, the regulation is fit for purpose. […]

ON24 Webinar: Sheds a light on key GDPR concerns

Last week, ON24 hosted a webinar as part of their Insight50 series. The webinar discussed regulation, focusing on how marketers can comply with the new data protection regulation coming into force on Friday (25th May). The webinar was moderated by Andrew Warren Payne, ‎Director at ‎Market2Marketers. Panel members included: Zach Thornton, External Affairs Manager, DMA Abigail […]

Why you should attend a GDPR conference

2018 will see the biggest change in data protection and privacy for two decades and will have a global impact on companies of all sizes; public sector and Government organisations, charities, professional bodies and associations. GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation is setting the tone for data protection and although the enforcement date is May […]

Five myths about GDPR

There’s much talk and debate around the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The regulation is essentially designed to harmonise data privacy laws, protect and empower all EU citizens’ (and residents’) data privacy, and reshape the way organisations across the region approach data privacy. Many organisations are looking to become GDPR compliant sooner […]