To promote the protection of personal information processed by public and private bodies; to introduce certain conditions so as to establish minimum requirements for the processing of personal information; to provide for the establishment of an Information Regulator to exercise certain powers and to perform certain duties and functions in terms of this Act and the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000; to provide for the issuing of codes of conduct; to provide for the rights of persons regarding unsolicited electronic communications and automated decision making; to regulate the flow of personal information across the borders of the Republic; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
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The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (Act No. 4 of 2013) has been updated to take into account of the Commencement of certain sections of the Act, as per Proclamation PR 21, of GG 43461, dated 22 June 2020.
The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (Act No. 4 of 2013) has been amended by Government Gazette 37544, Notice No. R. 25 of 2014, Commencement of Section 1, Part A of Chapter 5 and Sections 112 and 113 of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (Act No. 4 of 2013).
The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (Act No. 4 of 2013) has been added to the website by Government Gazette 37067, Notice No. 912, dated 26 November 2013.
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