The main task of the Data Protection Representative in the EU and in the UK is to act as a point of contact for the data protection authorities and individuals in the EU and in the UK whose personal data is being processed by the non-EU and non-UK companies.

The Data Protection Representative also has to maintain records of the processing activities of their clients. See below the questions under “The Role of the Data Protection Representative” for more information.

The representative acts on behalf of the non-EU and non-UK companies, performing its tasks according to the mandate received from them, including cooperating with the data protection authorities with regard to any action taken to ensure compliance with the GDPR and UK GDPR.