“data subject” – a person to whom personal information relates.
“direct marketing” – sending a data subject an electronic communication about goods and services that you are promoting or offering to supply in the ordinary course of business, or requesting a donation of any kind for any reason.
“processing” – any operation or activity concerning personal information.
“record” – any recorded information, regardless of when it came into existence.
“responsible party” – a public or private body or any other person which determines the purpose of and means for processing personal information.
For a full list of definitions, please refer to the POPI Act which can be downloaded from Act No. 4 of 2013 : Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013