Lexis® Practical Guidance: IT & Data Protection


Practical Guidance IT & Data Protection provides detailed guidance on data protection in South Africa and internationally. Step-by-step assistance is provided on the requirements and processes detailed in the Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679. Practical Guidance IT & Data Protection sets out the key considerations with regard to contracting in the information technology space and discusses each of the typical contract types commonly encountered.

  • Key contractual terms for software licence agreements
  • Website hosting and maintenance
  • How to protect your information technology assets via use policies
  • IT contracts and IT use policies
  • Software, hardware, outsourcing, service level, consulting services, technology transfer and online and mobile agreements
  • Cloud computing
  • Data protection principles
  • The application of Protection of Personal Information (POPI)
  • Decoding POPI
  • Information relating to the information regulator and its obligations
  • Cross-border data transfers
  • Offences and enforcement under POPI
  • Practical considerations for businesses under POPI
  • More than 35 Topics
  • Over 160 Guidance Notes
  • In excess of 50 Forms, Precedents and Checklists
  • Up-to-date Legislation & Case Law
  • Other Useful Resources such as flowcharts, external websites and additional readings
  • Conditions in terms of POPI checklist
  • Transitioning to the GDPR training materials
  • ICO preparing for the GDPR 12 steps to take now
  • GDPR data subject access requests policy
  • Software licence agreement
  • Software development agreement
  • Software support services agreement
  • Software maintenance agreement
  • Software distribution agreement
  • Source code escrow agreement
  • Outsourcing agreement
  • Hardware supply agreement
  • Hardware leasing agreement
  • Hardware maintenance agreement
  • Hardware distribution agreement
  • Consulting services agreement
  • Service level agreement
  • Example of a specific disclaimer for websites
  • Example of a general disclaimer for website