ISASA Guidelines to the Protection of Personal Information Act
ISASA has developed a simple Guideline to assist member schools with POPIA implementation. This document is titled the ISASA Guidelines to the Protection of Personal Information Act (ISASA POPIA Guideline).
The ISASA POPIA Guideline serves to provide a snapshot view of what POPIA is and what is required for schools to be POPIA compliant. Topics covered inlcude:
Purpose of POPIA
Dates of implementation
Scope and applicability of POPIA
Important concepts relating to POPIA
Rights of the data subject
Conditions for lawful processing of personal information
Retention and destruction of personal information
Impact and benefit of POPIA
Recommendations to schools
Explanation of POPIA forms
ISASA has also developed a pro forma POPIA template that schools can use as the basis for their own POPIA guidelines.