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Getting POPI Act Compliant Series - Step 2: Considerations on the remainder of your checklist - Nrs 3 to 11

Date: Sep 3, 2020 - Sep 3, 2020

CPD hours: 2 Hours

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Lettie Janse van Vuuren
CA (SA), Registered Auditor
Presenter: Karabo Lethlaku
Account Executive

The much-anticipated Protection of Personal Information Act of 2013 (POPI Act) commenced on 1 July 2020, and requires all businesses (including employers) that process personal information, to ensure that the necessary measures are in place to implement, prove and monitor compliance by 30 June 2021.


The much-anticipated Protection of Personal Information Act of 2013 (POPI Act) commenced on 1 July 2020, and requires all businesses (including employers) that process personal information, to ensure that the necessary measures are in place to implement, prove and monitor compliance by 30 June 2021.

Our Getting POPI Act Compliant Series is now well underway and in this instalment we deal with completion of the remaining steps 3 to 11 of the compliance checklist.  If you attended previously, you should have already received a free copy of the checklist. If not, it will be made available to you in your profile.

Join our technical expert, Lettie Janse van Vuuren CA(SA) and POPI Act expert, Karabo Lethlaku on 3 September 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. as they unpack the POPIA Compliance Checklist in an understandable and practical format.

Learning objectives

By the end of this event the attendee should:

  • Be familiar with the basics of the POPI Act;
  • Get a quick recap on what was covered in previous instalments.
  • Know how to complete steps 3 to 11 in your POPIA Compliance Checklist.
  • Be aware of some of the practical and critical issues that your organisation needs to address urgently; and
  • Have access to a POPI Act expert consultant.


The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • The basics of the POPI Act;
  • A recap.
  • POPIA Compliance Checklist steps:
    • Performing a gap analysis versus the Act.
    • Analyse what and how Personal Information is processed (status quo).
    • Review/draft POPIA compliance policies based on findings.
    • Review your websites & online platforms.
    • Update/create your Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) manual.
    • Implement POPIA compliant Personal Information management processes.
    • Train internal stakeholders on their roles in POPIA compliance.
    • Adopt POPIA compliance as “Business-As-Usual”.
    • Consider Information security Safeguards.
  • Urgent practical and critical issue.
  • Access POPI Act expert consultant.

Obtaining your CPD certificate

This webinar qualifies for 2 CPD hours with your professional body including: ACCA, SAICA, AAT, SAIPA, SAIBA, IAC, CIS, ICBA, LSSA, FPI, and the IBA. The SAAA CPD policy is compliant with IFAC IES7 and is recognised by all relevant professional bodies. All attendees are issued with a CPD certificate available in an online profile.

About the presenters

Lettie Janse van Vuuren CA(SA), RA

Lettie is a Chartered Accountant, Registered Auditor, as well as an Assessor and Moderator. She joined SA Accounting Academy in November 2017 as Head of Technical. As a professional trainer and webinar host, she is able to hold the attention of an audience with her relaxed and humorous presentation style. She has a unique ability to communicate with delegates at their respective levels of knowledge and experience. Over the last 20 years, she has trained thousands of partners, managers, trainee accountants and other professionals.

She is responsible for researching, compiling and presenting our MCLU (Monthly Compliance and Legislation Updates). She was the Professional Development Manager at SAICA for 4 years and in charge of accrediting new training offices and monitoring existing ones (including the moderation of training offices and trainee assessments).

Karabo Letlhaku

Karabo’s interest in data protection was ignited in 2013 when the POPI Act was first introduced.  As the lead in the Policies and Procedures management project at Eskom Pension and Provident Fund at the time, she was in charge of ensuring that all policies and procedures of the Fund were updated and compliant with the various regulatory requirements affecting financial services and Pension funds.

Karabo joined Montana Data Company as an Account Executive specialising in assisting clients to find simplified yet effective ways of managing data and complying with data related regulation. She is currently a candidate in the Masters in ICT Policy & Regulation programme with Wits and holds a Communication Science and a Media Ethics degree from UNISA.

Who should attend?

The following persons will benefit from attending this webinar:

  • Professional Accountants including: RA, CA(SA), PA(SA) and BAP(SA).
  • Employers.
  • Practising bookkeepers.
  • Accounting officers.
  • HR practitioners/Compliance officers.


  • R 475.00 - Online admission - Individual.
  • R 950.00 - Online admission - Company.


Steps to register for the event:

If you already have a profile, login and register for the webinar.

If you don’t have a profile, create a free profile then login and register for the webinar.

Click here to create a free profile (There is no charge to create a profile and gain access to our free Monthly Practice Management Series).

Click here to find out about the Technical Resource Centre & CPD Subscription options.

Additional material

By attending this webinar you will be provided with:

  • Summarised slide presentation;
  • Reference documents and/or course material where available; and
  • You can ask questions during the webinar and you will also have access to the presenter after the webinar.

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