oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Consumer protection and the right to privacy
|Article Title||Consumer protection and the right to privacy|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of Natal, Durban|
|Publication Date||Jul 1982|
|Pages||135 - 157|
|Keyword(s)||Confidentiality, Consumer credit transactions, Consumer services, Consurmer protection, Credit bureaux, Data collection, Invation of privacy, Right to privacy and South Africa|
The right to privacy as an aspect of consumer protection is a matter which has received little attention in South Africa. The aim of this paper is to consider how the common law action for invasion of privacy may be used as a weapon of consumer protection, and whether it is necessary to supplement it with legislation.
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