POPIA and Data Privacy

02 March 2021 Financial Planning Institute NPC

Join Elizabeth de Stadler who is the founding director of Novation Consulting (Pty) Ltd for a 3-part POPIA webinar taking place in March.

Webinar 1: What is POPIA really about? 11 March 2021 | 14h00-15h30
• An overview of POPIA.
• Privacy trends in financial services (Why we need POPIA?)
• Debunking some POPIA myths
• What activities will be impacted
• Consequences of non-compliance

Webinar 2: High-risk areas for Financial Planners. 17 March 2021 | 10h00-11h30
• Information security: What are the threats to the safety of information?
• Is what you are doing legal: What can you do with the personal information you have?
• Sharing information: Financial services is all about the flow of personal information, but is all sharing legal?
• Marketing: What can you do, what can’t you do? •

Webinar 3: 10 things Financial Planners should do right now. 24 March 2021 | 13h00-14h30
• What is a POPIA Compliance Framework?
• Cyber-hygiene: Get the basics of ISM right
• Getting a grip on what you have: Data mapping made easy
• A quick guide to personal information impact assessments
• Contract management: Make sure you have the right contracts and that you don’t breach them

Webinar Details:
CPD: 4.5 Ethics and Practice Standards CPD hours
Once all 3 sessions have been watched, CPD hours will be loaded onto your FPI Profile

Cost: FPI Members - Complimentary (Registration not required)
Non- Members - R750

Elizabeth de Stadler

Elizabeth de Stadler is the founding director of Novation Consulting (Pty) Ltd. She is a rehabilitated attorney specialising in compliance and risk management strategy, plain language drafting and data protection law. Elizabeth loves Lego, t-shirts, sneakers, zombies and white wine. She hates comic sans font, sweet potato and most other attorneys. She is very scared of moths.

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Quick Polls


Covid-19 may accelerate certain industry trends. What are we likely to see?


Adoption of contactless technologies and digital experiences will likely be accelerating emerging technologies further
The consumer will expect safety and precautionary measures, driving the need for enhanced surveillance policies and technologies, which may pose potential privacy concerns
Rising activism among consumers and employees could drive an increased focus on corporate purpose
Value chain disruption is likely to lead to an increase in creative partnerships, which may in turn cause organisations to further invest in developing the mindset and agility to collaborate across sectors in the ecosystem
Cost management will be a critical priority to ensure business continuity based on cash flow requirements, to manage lower margins and revenues during a downturn
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