This guide is a useful resource for both hubs and SMMEs. It introduces the POPI Act and some key principles for protecting data, and explains how to use the templates in this toolkit.
This guide will help demystify the POPI Act and offers practical steps and templates that SMMEs and hubs can implement to protect their data and become compliant.
This toolkit will assist you on your journey as a facilitator as work through the Protection of Personal Information Act with entrepreneurs.
It looks at the business lifecycle, and what support entrepreneurs need at an early stage to validate their ideas and launch their business. It also highlights the importance of understanding your role as a mentor, guide and facilitator; and provides tips and tricks on facilitation. It outlines the steps that need to be taken by the entrepreneur to become compliant with legislation. It provides tips and guidance on how the entrepreneur can apply the POPI act in their business.
Lastly, the guide outlines the eight principles of the POPI act and which templates are relevant to those principles.