POPIA overview course for staff

  • Level: Beginner
  • Price: R 400.00

POPIA overview course for staff

Personnel having permanent or regular access to personal information are required to understand the provisions of POPIA, regulations made in terms of the Act, applicable codes of conduct, and information obtained from the Regulator. This course provides staff with a practical understanding of the legal obligations and implications of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA).

Description

This POPIA Overview Course for Staff addresses the most common questions about POPIA. It enables responsible parties to ensure all personnel having permanent or regular access to personal information understand the provisions of the POPIA, regulations made in terms of the Act, applicable codes of conduct, and information obtained from the Regulator. This course will clarify the right to privacy, the conditions underlying the lawful processing of personal information, and the rights of data subjects.

At the completion of this course, employees will understand: 

  • purpose of the Protection of Personal Information Act 
  • what is personal information
  • key roles and responsibilities
  • conditions for processing personal information
  • data subject rights
  • what is sensitive personal information
  • common mistakes when processing personal information.

 

 What you will learn in this course:

  • Background to the Protection of Personal Information Act
  • Definition of personal information
  • Who are the data subjects
  • Role of the Information Regulator
  • Accountability for the lawful processing of personal information
  • Valid lawful bases to process personal information
  • Obligation to minimise the collection, processing, and retention of personal information
  • The requirement to take all the measures necessary to prevent harm to data subjects
  • Being transparent about all the purposes for processing personal information
  • Processing beyond the initial purpose is prohibited
  • Need for safeguards to protect the processing of personal information
  • Importance of information quality and the necessity to rectify incorrect information
  • Important to respect data subject rights
  • Data subjects being given the opportunity to intervene
  • Common mistakes when processing personal information.

 

Course details

The course ends with a short quiz of ten questions. This is necessary to confirm knowledge transfer to the employee.

Once your registration is confirmed, this elearning course can be accessed via the eLearning Platform using the credentials provided to you.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

All purchases of online learning courses are final. Access to the online learning courses and materials is immediate upon purchasing; therefore no refunds or exchanges will be provided. Prices are subject to change without notice.

 

This course can be taken any time after registration. 

 

 

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