POPI Act Online Course 2021/2022
CPD hours: 2.5
Cost for members: R250.00 (incl VAT)
Cost for non-members: R300.00 (incl VAT)
CPD category: Regulation, Compliance and Ethics
You can either purchase this course individually or you can purchase it as part of a CPD package deal that is currently running on all our online content. This deal has been structured to give you easy access to FSCA CPD hours in a convenient and affordable way. To learn more about this package deal, please click here.
The newly updated POPI Act Online Course 2021/2022 will inform you about what is required to become compliant with the Act by covering the following topics:
- Sources of and access to personal information
- Processing of personal information
- Using personal information
- Security, retention and deletion of personal information
- Enforcement of compliance with the POPI Act
- Ensuring compliance
After working through each module, you will complete an interactive quiz so you can continually assess your level of understanding as you progress through the course. Once you have worked through the course, you will receive a certificate confirming that training has been completed.
We estimate that the course should take two and a half hours to complete. You will, however, have access to the course for 30 days, and during this time you will be able to review and work through the content as many times as you like.
All individuals who use the personal information of others in a processing activity can benefit from completing this course.
POPI Act compliance is especially important for businesses and individuals who process sensitive personal information, such as financial services providers and insurance brokers. Businesses and individuals that make use of cloud computing technology, operators, or direct marketing strategies will also need to develop a thorough understanding of POPI Act compliance.
The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act is South Africa’s new data protection law, and governs every aspect of processing personal information.
For this reason, an in-depth understanding of the POPI Act and how to be compliant is essential.
By completing the POPI Act Online Course 2021/2022, you will not only be able to identify the duties and responsibilities required to be POPI Act compliant, but also develop an understanding of best practices for processing personal information, and protecting people’s right to privacy.
The intent of this course is to share relevant awareness and information regarding compliance requirements, but a full compliance process needs to be implemented, monitored and maintained to ensure compliance with the POPI Act. Get in touch with us if you would like a proposal on how we can assist your business with POPI Act compliance.
FSPs, Key Individuals and Representatives who complete this online course will earn 2.5 CPD hours towards maintaining their competence requirements.
FPI members will earn 2.5 CPD hours in the Ethics and Practice Management category.