How OneTrust Helps

POPIA Research and Readiness

Get Regulatory Updates and Assess Organizational Readiness

POPIA Consumer Rights Solutions

Automate the Fulfillment of Data Subject Rights Requests

POPIA Privacy Governance Solutions

Manage Internal Workflows, Tasks, and Reporting

POPIA Research and Readiness

Access Research and Guidance on South Africa’s POPIA

Access a centralized repository of resources that includes the full POPIA text, summaries, guides, and regulatory guidance. Stay up to date with the latest amendments, news, and developments.

Generate Your Data Protection & Security Readiness Report

Leverage industry-recognized readiness and planning reports to assess your organization’s gaps and remediation recommendations to minimize risks. Opt-in to share your readiness and benchmark your program against 300+ other organizations.

POPIA Consumer Rights Solution

Automate Intake and Fulfillment of Data Subject Requests (DSAR)

POPIA §§§§ 11, 18, 23, 24 (Condition 8)

Simplify request intake with POPIA web form templates and the drag-and-drop web form builder. Leverage POPIA-specific response workflows to help your organization respond to requests appropriately and reduce unnecessary work with built-in exception handling.

Track Verifiable Consent to Avoid Unauthorized Data Processing

POPIA §§§  11, 27-33, 72

Comply with POPIA requirements for collection of consent and maintain a central consent database across web, mobile, online and offline consent collection points and pass consent data to email marketing tools, CRMs, and other downstream systems.

Centralize & Distribute Privacy Disclosures

POPIA §§§ 19, 20, 21

Adhere to POPIA notification requirements and easily update, centralize, and distribute policies, notices, and disclosures across web and mobile properties from a single platform. Update privacy notices to include data subject rights under POPIA and direct consumers to a data subject rights intake form.

POPIA Privacy Governance Solutions

Map Data Flows

POPIA §§§ 18, 57, 72

Track key attributes when mapping data for POPIA compliance, including international data transfers and transfers to third parties. Additionally, utilize bulk importing capabilities to attach POPIA-specific data elements to existing data.​

Conduct Personal Information Impact Assessments

Regulation 4

Leverage PIIAs to assess the security of databases and international transfers. Take advantage of automated risk flagging and research-backed POPIA-specific remediation recommendations.

Prepare for Breaches with Assessment Templates

POPIA §§§ 20, 21, 22

Should a breach occur, analyze incidents with a pre-built POPIA Data Breach Notification assessment template that will collect the relevant information needed to notify the Supervisory Authority. 



Streamline Breach Response and Align with Notification Requirements

POPIA §§§§ 19, 20, 21, 22

Utilize customizable workflows to streamline incident and breach response and store audit trails needed to comply with POPIA security requirements and notification obligations.  

Prepare Your Privacy Program for the July 1, 2021 Deadline

Operationalize and automate POPIA requirements and accelerate time to compliance with OneTrust technology solutions.

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POPIA Resources


Get Ready for POPIA with OneTrust

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Know Your Laws: South Africa's POPIA

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Comparing privacy laws: GDPR v. POPIA

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