South Africa: Information Regulator investigation into Ram Consulting over alleged non-compliance with POPIA personal data processing requirements


Current status
under investigation
27 Feb 2024 under investigation


South Africa
Policy Area
Data governance
Policy Instrument
Data protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
other service provider
Government Branch
Government Body
data protection authority
Implementation Level

Timeline of events

27 Feb 2024
under investigation

Issued Information Regulator Enforcement Notice to Ram Consulting requiring compliance with POPIA personal data processing requirements and cease sending unsolicited direct marketing messages

On 27 February 2024, the Information Regulator issued an enforcement notice to FR Ram Consulting, a training institution, for contravening various sections of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA). The Regulator stated that it received …

Event type investigation
Action type interim ruling
Government branch executive
Government body data protection authority