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When Does Your Business Need An EU/UK GDPR Representative?

When Does Your Business Need An EU/UK GDPR Representative?

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GDPR was implemented in 2018, while the UK was still part of the EU. But since the UK left the EU and broke away from all EU laws on 1 January 2020, the UK government had an obligation to furnish businesses with necessary updates regarding GDPR. And in terms of data protection laws and regulations, the UK introduced its own version, the UK GDPR, which carried over from the GDPR laws introduced by the EU but tailored for the UK and UK businesses. The implementation of UK GDPR has seen some big changes since the split—especially for businesses that operate and handle data within the EU. UK businesses now need separate representatives in both territories. They need a representative in the EEA (European Economic Area) and EEA organisations also need a representative in the UK. These ar...