Do you already have a privacy policy or privacy statement? Often they are on an organisation’s website. Not many people read it, but that does not mean that it is not an important document.

  • It creates contractual rights and obligations, and is essentially your promise to the world about how you will treat personal information.
  • It is also a trust and brand building exercise. If you collect personal information, a privacy policy reassures people and you are more likely to collect their personal information.
  • It is the mechanism through which you comply with many parts of POPI. It is where you specify your purpose, be open about your processing, and allow a data subject to participate.

Are you wondering whether it is in-line with the latest laws and regulations in South Africa? Does it comply with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI)? Are you worried that you are missing things in it? Is is broad enough to cover all your data subjects? If you need us to draft you a new privacy policy click here.

A due diligence review

We can conduct a due diligence review of your existing privacy policy and provide you with a report. Some of the issues that we will deal with are the following:

  • Does it comply with the latest law?
  • The structure of the policy.
  • The language of the policy. Is it in plain language?
  • Is is likely to make your customers or employees (whichever it applies to) trust you as an organisation.

Why don’t you get us to do a due diligence review of your privacy policy now? You’ve got nothing to lose and much to gain. We’ll give you a practical and meaningful report, together with suggested amendments, recommendations and action items. A proactive step now could save you from a horrible mess.


If you are interested, please complete the form on the right or enquire now. We will contact you to find out more about your requirements and give you a quote.