The right to privacy is a fundamental human right which is protected by the Constitution of South Africa.
The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (‘POPIA’) aims to promote the protection of the right to privacy through providing guiding principles that must be applied to the processing of personal information.
Through ministering and teaching the word to its members and the whole world, Hope Church ZA is involved in the collection, recordal and disclosure of the personal information of its members and those affiliated with Hope Church ZA.
Due the importance of the right to privacy, the Hope Church is committed to effectively manage personal information in accordance with the provisions of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013.
Hope Church ZA is a public, non-profit organisation with the objectives to worship God as a fellowship of believers; to minister to each other and to the world; to teach and encourage everyone both at home and around the world, in the opened word of God and to nurture growth through teaching and fellowship.
In terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013, Hope Church ZA is a responsible party when it is processing the personal information of its members, volunteers and those affiliated with the organisation and will meet all processing requirements in respect of such information.
Hope Church has established a framework and has set out guiding principles according to which Hope Church will process the personal information of its members and those affiliated with the organisation.
The purpose of this policy is to:
Hope Church has appointed Sarah-Jane van der Westhuizen as it information officer.
Sarah-Jane van der Westhuizen is contactable at:
Email address: email@example.com
Cell phone number: +27844615404
Hope Church is committed to processing Personal Information in a manner that achieves the objectives of POPIA by complying with the following principles:
Further processing limitation
Data subject participation
A request for access to Personal Information of a Data subject must be made by email, addressed to the Information Officer.
Once a request for access to Personal Information has been received, the Information Officer will provide the Data subject with a “Personal Information Request Form.” The prescribed from will be made available on request.
Once the completed form has been received, the Information Officer will verify the identity of the Data subject prior to handing over any Personal Information. All requests will be processed and considered against the provisions of POPIA and PAIA.
Hope Church is committed to processing and resolving all complaints in with the necessary urgency and sensitivity.
POPI complaints must be addressed to the Information Officer at the address mentioned above, in the prescribed manner on a “POPI Complaint Form”. The prescribed form will be made available on request.
Where the complaint has been received by any person other than the Information Officer, that person will ensure that the full details of the complaint reach the Information Officer within 24 hours.
Where the Data subject is not satisfied with the Information Officer’s suggested remedies, the Data subject has the right to complain to the Information Regulator in accordance with section 74 of POPIA.