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PoPI Act Sections > Definitions & Purpose
PoPI Act Sections > Application Provisions
PoPI Act Sections > Conditions for Lawful Processing
  • Section 8 > Responsible Party
  • Section 9 > Lawfulness of Processing
  • Section 10 > Minimality
  • Section 11 > Consent, Justification and Objection
  • Section 12 > Collection directly from data subject
  • Section 13 > Collection for specific purpose
  • Section 14 > Retention and restriction of records
  • Section 15 > Further processing to comply with purpose of collection
  • Section 16 > Quality of information
  • Section 17 > Documentation
  • Section 18 > Notification to data subject when collecting personal information
  • Section 19 > Security measures on integrity and confidentiality of personal information
  • Section 20 > Information processed by operator or person acting under authority
  • Section 21 > Security measures regarding information processed by operator
  • Section 22 > Notification of security compromises
  • Section 23 > Access to Personal Information
  • Section 24 > Correction of Personal Information
  • Section 25 > Manner of Access
  • Section 26 > Prohibition on processing of special personal information
  • Section 27 > General authorisation concerning special personal information
  • Section 28 > Authorisation concerning data subject’s religious or philosophical beliefs
  • Section 29 > Authorisation concerning data subject’s race or ethnic origin
  • Section 30 > Authorisation concerning data subject’s trade union membership
  • Section 31 > Authorisation concerning data subject’s political persuasion
  • Section 32 > Authorisation concerning data subject’s health or sex life
  • Section 33 > Authorisation concerning data subject’s criminal behaviour or biometric information
  • Section 34 > Prohibition on processing personal information of children
  • Section 35 > General authorisation concerning personal information of children
PoPI Act Sections > Exemption from Conditions
PoPI Act Sections > Supervision & Oversight
PoPI Act Sections > Prior Authorisation
  • Section 57 > Processing subject to prior authorisation
  • Section 58 > Responsible party to notify Regulator if processing is subject to prior authorisation
  • Section 59 > Failure to notify processing subject to prior authorisation
PoPI Act Sections > Codes of Conduct
  • Section 60 > Issuing of codes of conduct
  • Section 61 > Process for issuing codes of conduct
  • Section 62 > Notification, availability and commencement of code of conduct
  • Section 63 > Procedure for dealing with complaints
  • Section 64 > Amendment and revocation of codes of conduct
  • Section 65 > Guidelines about codes of conduct
  • Section 66 > Register of approved codes of conduct
  • Section 67 > Review of operation of approved code of conduct
  • Section 68 > Effect of failure to comply with code of conduct
PoPI Act Sections > Direct Marketing
PoPI Act Sections > Transborder Information
  • Section 72 > Transfers of personal information outside Republic
PoPI Act Sections > Enforcement
PoPI Act Sections > Offences, Penalties & Fines
PoPI Act Sections > General Provisions
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