The University aligns itself with the Promotion of Access to Information Act 2 of 2000 as well as the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. Access to information is a human right that is protected by Section 32 of the Constitution of South Africa. PAIA protects and upholds the rights of people to access to information. The University processes personal information lawfully and in a reasonable manner that does not infringe the right to privacy or any other right of a person.
The PAIA Manual sets out the procedure to be followed to request information from the University of Johannesburg.