POPIA and the 3 Parties
Lets get practical; we need to describe the roles of organisations and people in POPIA.
Data Subject is a juristic or natural person to whom the information belongs. Any linked information is what must be protected and only used for the lawful basis they have accepted.
Responsible Party is a public or private body or any person who requires personal information to be processed in order to meet the purposes of the permitted transaction.
Operator is a party who processes personal information for a responsible party.