How to comply with The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI)

Failure to comply with the requirements of the POPI Act could have dire consequences for businesses. But companies should not fall into the trap of implementing the act’s requirements just for compliance’s sake. The exercise should be seen as an opportunity to identify, clean up and manage information better, thus improving business processes.

This workshop will help participants understand the impact of the POPI Act on their businesses while providing them with the knowledge needed to effectively comply with it.

What you will learn

  • The POPIA framework and the eight conditions of processing;
  • How POPIA will affect the manner in which your business processes information;
  • How to avoid common non-compliance pitfalls;
  • Practical Guidance on how to comply with POPIA

Presented by:

Louwressè Specht, holds a LLB from the North West University and an AMBA-accredited MBA from the North West University Business School. She was previously employed as group legal counsel in the road freight, logistics and commodity trading industry, where her duties included compliance management, IR management, employment law matters, commercial law matters and company secretarial duties.  She also practised as an attorney, specialising in corporate law, commercial litigation and trial advocacy.

Specht has an insatiable curiosity in understanding business needs and learning about the business environment. She is an avid problem solver who strives to find the best suited, economical and strategically sound solutions to any challenge.


Contact us for any enquiries

Tel: 011 298 9400




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