Section 14 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996, provides that everyone has the right to privacy, the right to privacy includes a right to protection against the unlawful collection, retention, dissemination and use of personal information. The Protection of Personal Information Act (“POPIA”) is South Africa’s data protection law.
POPIA is intended to promote the protection of personal information processed by public and private bodies and establish minimum requirements for the processing of personal information in a context-sensitive manner. This Policy is intended to facilitate the responsible processing of personal information received by the School in accordance to the right to privacy of data subjects (pupils, parents, employees and other stakeholders)
As an educational institution, PEPPS Motheong is necessarily involved in the processing of the personal information of pupils, parents, employees and other stakeholders for administrative and other purposes. In accordance with the provisions of POPIA, PEPPS Motheong is committed to effectively managing, collecting, handling and disposing of personal information.
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