Data Protection


The full implementation and enforcement of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (or POPIA) will kick in on 1 July 2021. Both private and public organisations are rushing to get acquainted with its provisions to make sure that they don’t fall foul of the new legislation and risk incurring the infamous R10 […]

Data Protection Social Media

Whatsapp’s New Terms of Service Explained

Whatsapp’s new terms of service update has caused a fair amount of confusion. This is understandable; the update does not remove the existing end-to-end encryption of Whatsapp messages and, for many people, it will not result in any immediate new privacy risks. However, claims that the update is entirely cosmetic and/or only concerns new Whatsapp […]