POPI Act Compliance

Inqubeko Institute is committed to protecting the privacy and personal information of our users in accordance with the Protection ofPersonal Information Act, 4 of 2013 (POPIA) of South Africa. We recognise the importance of maintaining the confidentiality and security of personal information entrusted to us. This statement outlines our commitment to compliance with POPIA and the measures we take to safeguard personal information.

  1. Collection and Use of Personal Information: We collect and process personal information from our users solely for the purposes explicitly stated in our Privacy Policy. We ensure that personal information is collected and used lawfully, fairly, and transparently. We limit the collection of personal information to what is necessary for the specified purposes and     obtain consent when required.
  2. Storage and Security of Personal Information: We take reasonable technical and organisational measures to protect personal information against loss, theft, unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We implement appropriate security controls, safeguards, and procedures to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of personal information.
  3. Purpose and Legitimate Basis for Processing: We process personal information for specified and legitimate purposes as outlined in our Privacy Policy. We ensure that the processing of personal information is based on a lawful ground, such as the consent of the data subject, compliance with legal obligations, performance of a contract, or legitimate interests pursued by our organisation.
  4. Data Subject Rights: We respect the rights of data subjects as provided by POPIA. Users have the right to access, rectify, or delete their personal information, object to processing, and withdraw consent. We have processes in place to respond to data subject requests and address any concerns or inquiries relating to their personal information.
  5. Sharing and Disclosure of Personal Information: We do not disclose personal information to third parties unless required by law or with the consent of the data subject. We ensure that any third parties with whom we share personal information have appropriate safeguards in place to protect the data and comply with applicable data protection laws.
  6. Data Breach Notification: In the event of a data breach that poses a risk to the rights and freedoms of data subjects, we have procedures in place to promptly assess and notify the relevant authorities and affected individuals, as required by law.

This statement is meant to provide a general overview of our commitment to complying with the POPIA act. For more detailed information on how we collect, use, and protect personal information, please refer to ourPrivacy Policy.