The new Protection of Personal Information Act, 2014 (POPI) came into effect on 1 July 2020. It builds on existing healthcare data privacy rules, strengthening in many key areas and non-compliance potentially results in severe financial penalties.
Cheryl Fisher Occupational Therapists is highly committed to maintaining high standards of information security, privacy and transparency, whether as a Responsible Party or as an Operator in terms of POPI.
We take our responsibilities in relation to the protection and security of our data and that of our employees, patients, vendors and partners incredibly seriously and the changes being introduced to ensure POPI compliance are part of a continuous, ongoing process that has always been central to what we do.
In this section of our website you will be able to access the following information
- POPI Section 18 – Privacy Notiﬁcation for collecting information from Patients
- Protection of Personal Information Policy
- Electronic messaging disclaimer (applies to email, text messaging, whatsapp and other messaging services)