Rights of data subjects

Rights of data subjects

5. A data subject has the right to have his, her or personal information processed in
accordance with the conditions for the lawful processing of personal information as referred to in Chapter 3, including the right—

(a) to be notified that—
(i) personal information about him, her or it is being collected as provided
for in terms of section 18; or
(ii) his, her or its personal information has been accessed or acquired by an
unauthorised person as provided for in terms of section 22;

(b) to establish whether a responsible party holds personal information about that
data subject and to request access to his, her or personal information as
provided for in terms of section 23;

(c) to request, where necessary, the correction, destruction or deletion of his, her or its personal information as provided for in terms of section 24;

(d) to object, on reasonable grounds relating to his, her or its particular situation
to the processing of his, her or its personal information as provided for in
terms of section 11(3)(a);

(e) to object to the processing of his, her or its personal information—
(i) at any time for purposes of direct marketing in terms of section 11(3)(b);
or
(ii) in terms of section 69(3)(c);
(f) not to have his, her or its personal information processed for purposes of direct marketing by means of unsolicited electronic communications except as
referred to in section 69(1);

(g) not to be subject, under certain circumstances, to a decision which is based
solely on the basis of the automated processing of his, her or its personal
information intended to provide a profile of such person as provided for in
terms of section 71;

(h) to submit a complaint to the Regulator regarding the alleged interference with
the protection of the personal information of any data subject or to submit a
complaint to the Regulator in respect of a determination of an adjudicator as
provided for in terms of section 74; and

(i) to institute civil proceedings regarding the alleged interference with the
protection of his, her or its personal information as provided for in section 99

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