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EU GDPR representative

Asia / Malaysia. We have EU data in our and customers' environment. Since this GDPR originates from EU, hence - who will enforce it anyway? DPA / Supervisory Authority / Lead Authority? - but we do NOT have that in our country.
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EU GDPR DOCUMENTATION TOOLKIT

Step-by-step implementation for smaller companies.

EU GDPR DOCUMENTATION TOOLKIT

Step-by-step implementation for smaller companies.

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Andrei Hanganu Nov 05, 2018

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Where the extra-territorial provisions of the EU GDPR apply, the controller or processor must appoint a representative in the EU. That representative must be based in a Member State in which the relevant individuals are based. There is a limited exemption to the obligation to appoint a representative where the processing is occasional, it's unlikely to be a risk to individuals and does not involve large scale processing of sensitive personal data. So, you need to appoint such a representative. The representative will have to face off to the relevant supervisory authorities and accept liability for breach of the Regulation, which could now be substantial.

If you want to learn more about the EU GD PR check out this EU GDPR Foundations Course (https://training.advisera.com/se/eu-gdpr-foundations-course//)
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