The below table contains a useful generic checklist that businesses can use to ensure that they are POPIA compliant by 1 July 2021.
CDH’s POPIA compliance checklist seeks to assist businesses (noting that POPIA applies to both public and private bodies) with a general heat map to check its compliance levels and areas of risk relating to POPIA compliance and has merely been provided to assist in expediting the POPIA compliance process.
The checklist does not make provision for every eventuality and serves only as a useful guide to assist businesses to start focusing on the most common instances where businesses need to be POPIA compliant. The checklist should in no way to be construed as a substitute for seeking legal advice to ensure that your business is fully compliant with the requirements of POPIA.
GENERIC POPIA COMPLIANCE CHECKLIST: