Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA)

Please find below useful resources for POPIA compliance in community schemes which should be helpful for both registered information officers as well as all residents in community schemes interested to understand the implications of POPIA for themselves and the complex. Should you have any questions concerning POPIA please use the query form for a response to be provided to you as soon as possible.

Additional Links

Michalsons’ website – FAQ
https://www.michalsons.com/focus-areas/privacy-and-data-protection/protection-of-personal-information-act-popia/popia-faqs-your-questions-answered

The Guidance note of the Information Regulator
The Information Officer has to be one of the Scheme Executives of the Community Scheme or a senior Employee . (https://www.michalsons.com/blog/guidance-note-on-information-officers-and-deputy-information-officers-2/48997)

The Information Regulator Guidance Note is available to review directly at https://www.justice.gov.za/inforeg/docs/InfoRegSA-GuidanceNote-IO-DIO-20210401.pdf and please refer to page 10 and note 4 for the relevant excerpt.

The Information Regulator website for registration of Information Officers
https://www.justice.gov.za/inforeg/portal.html