POPIA Code of Conduct for Research – public comment

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and the POPIA Committees would like to thank you once again for your inputs and contributions to the previous draft documents, towards formulating the Code. This has been invaluable in developing the POPIA Code of Conduct for Research.

The Committees has worked through the comments received and have incorporated the suggestions where applicable in the draft Code of Conduct.

The draft Code is now ready for public comment before submission to the Information Regulator and is attached as a pdf.

Please note that this version can be disseminated as widely as possible to all researchers. We kindly request your comments and suggestions on the draft Code of Conduct for consideration by the Committees through this link: https://forms.gle/xV2xqkcEz8rEaMBv9

Note: You can make substantive comments on any section of the draft. Please make separate entries for every section you comment on. You can submit as many comments as you wish.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, 14 October 2022.