Christelle Bure Posts

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POPI Act: Understanding the basics

The POPI Act, not unlike any other, is fraught with terminology, jargon and wildly interpretable words. Sadly, understanding the POPI Act and terminology is the basis of preparing yourself for POPI compliance. Firstly, it is important to understand the 4-fold purpose of the Protection of Personal Information Act: (a)     To support our constitutional right […]

You and your 3rd parties!

You are responsible for the way in which the 3rd party processes the data, what they do with it and their security! We have just had the opportunity to work with a flagship South African company on their POPI Gap Analysis.  The management and staff were approachable, transparent and very honest about the state of […]

Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Technologies like robotic process automation (RPA) are becoming one of the most dominant tools companies have for remaining competitive and adapting to the future.  RPA is not as mysterious as it seems, and this article simply introduces the concepts – an RPA 101, if you like. What is RPA? Most simply, […]

Blockchain vs Privacy

Data Privacy Forum Africa 2019 “The rave around Blockchain is premised on pseudonymisation protocols that allows data subjects to control their personal data and that’s such an important topic in privacy and data protection. The purpose of the workshop: to cover the basics of Blockchain and how the technology will impact the privacy arena.” This […]

Google’s GDPR slip

Google accused of GDPR privacy violations by seven countries Consumer groups across seven European countries have filed GDPR complaints against Google’s location tracking (via Reuters). The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC), of which each of the groups are a member, claims that Google’s “deceptive practices” around location tracking don’t give users a real choice about whether to enable it, […]

Privacy and Santa

Some Santa Privacy humour You better watch out You better not cry Better not pout I’m telling you why Santa Claus is coming to town He’s making a list And checking it twice; Gonna find out Who’s naughty and nice… With Christmas around the corner, I have started wondering about Privacy and Santa… I never […]

Facebook Coin – What now?

Facebook is bringing out a coin which may change our lives! I am Christelle Bure, a founding member and active director with Metatrans.  I am currently concluding my Master’s in Blockchain and Crypto-currency and am interested in the possible impact of Facebook’s LIBRA coin, the setup of their blockchain, Calibra, the LIBRA Association, and what this […]