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How to set up a fixed-term agreement that protects both the consumer and the supplier as per the CPA

Consumer Protection Apr 2019

Providing guidelines as per the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) with regard to fixed-term agreements or contracts that apply to transactions entered into with a natural person and not with a juristic person.

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The modern battlefield of Direct Marketing

Consumer Protection POPI Act Mar 2019

Recapitulating the definition of “direct marketing” as provided for in the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) and providing an overview of various modern applications which are often overlooked as a direct marketing practice.

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Beginners guide to practical Cybersecurity

Consumer Protection POPI Act Dec 2018

In this article we will look at the type of business records being hacked and the various ways in which the hackers get hold of information.

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Information Compliance

How South African legislation links to Information Compliance

Consumer Protection Corporate Governance and Administration POPI Act Nov 2018

Looking at the Constitution of South Africa in specific Information Compliance and why a company's information strategies should support its business objectives and comply with relevant legislation. 

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Direct Marketing vs CPA and POPI

Direct Marketing vs the Consumer Protection Act and POPI Act (part 2)

Consumer Protection POPI Act Jun 2018

In part 2 we take a look at how consumers can exercise their rights pre-emptively; the instances when a supplier can communicate directly with a consumer and also the consequences should a supplier fail to comply with the provisions of the CPA.

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Direct Marketing vs The Consumer Protection Act and POPI Act (part 1)

Consumer Protection POPI Act Jun 2018

In part 1 we discuss Direct Marketing activities and the difference between opting-in and opting-out systems when approaching consumers as per the CPA and POPI Act.

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Consumers Right To Return Goods

The Consumer’s rights to returning goods as per the CPA

Consumer Protection Mar 2018

Explaining the Consumer’s Rights to Return Goods as per the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) and the instances where goods can be returned.

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Consumer Rights

The Consumer’s right to returning goods as per the CPA

Consumer Protection Mar 2018

We are explaining the Consumer’s Right to Return Goods as per the Consumer Protection Act (CPA).

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A checklist when preparing for POPI and Data Laws

Consumer Protection POPI Act Sep 2017

South African businesses should already have started their POPI implementation processes in order to ensure compliance.

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Employer-Employee Loans and the National Credit Act

Consumer Protection POPI Act Jul 2017

Focusing on the effect of the new NCA threshold for businesses where an employer enters into Employer-Employee loan transactions.

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