All entities handling personal information of clients, employees and suppliers need to adhere to the requirement stipulated under the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act. These entities need to ensure that all employees handling personal information is aware of the data processing conditions stipulated under the POPI Act. The POPI Workshop is an introductory program outlining the conditions of data processing imposed on any organisation handling personal information of individuals and/or entities. Apart from providing an overview of the framework in which the processing of data is regulated, the workshop also considers the data processing restrictions and best practice protocol. The workshop provides evidence that employees are aware of the regulatory framework in which personal information must be processed.
Time allocated for the course The course consists of 4 topics with an assessment that needs to be completed.
Form of assessment: Multiple Choice Questions
• Number of questions: 15 questions
• Duration: 40 minutes
• Competency mark: 60% Upon obtaining a competency mark of 60% the learning will receive a certificate of completion.
The learner will be afforded an opportunity to re-do the workshop should a competency mark not be attained.