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Telemarketing and the POPI Act – A simple guide
May 03, 2022
Cold calling is a business practice mostly used to create leads in the telemarketing industry and other industries, as well as to market products to consumers who may not have exposure to other forms of electronic communication such as email.
Tips on workplace security for employees
April 19, 2022
It is commonly assumed that workplace security is a job for management, security personnel, the security service providers and the police. And, to some extent, it is. But in order to maintain a safe and secure workplace, everyone needs to become involved.
Are Share Options an acceptable form of shareholding in terms of the Mining Charter?
April 13, 2022
A question that we as BEE consultants are often faced with is whether Share Options are an acceptable form of shareholding in terms of the Broad-Based Socio-economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Metals Industry 2018.
Service Messaging – not to be confused with Direct Marketing
April 08, 2022
As highlighted by the previous articles in our Direct Marketing series, the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) imposes stringent requirements on businesses in order to lawfully conduct direct marketing to data subjects.
What are the powers and functions of Bargaining Councils?
April 05, 2022
Bargaining Councils exist in various industries in South Africa and may regulate the conditions of employment in specific industries. Employers should therefore be aware of these councils and their regulations.
POPI Act and Direct Marketing - Opting in and Opting out
April 01, 2022
The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) defines direct marketing as approaching a data subject (which could be either an organisation or an individual) in person, per electronic communication or by mail, for the purpose of promoting or advertising goods or services to the data subject or asking them to donate.
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