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Representative Services
Our Representative Service is established in the UK and is appropriate for Australian businesses where the people whose data your business is processing in relation to being offered goods or services, or whose behaviour is being monitored, are located in the UK.

The Representative office provides the communications link between the EU Supervisory Authority and your local Australian business. Staffed by personnel in both the EU and Australia, we provide a seamless communications channel between your data subject, the Supervisory Authority and your organisation.

Our service includes a personalised webpage that can be used for communications.
We also provide the record-keeping requirements under Article 30, for this service.

This service is provided by Gordian GDPR Representative Limited based in the UK, with all billing in Australian Dollars.

An Australian company does not need to appoint a “representative”, even if GDPR applies to it unless:

  • the processing it carries out is likely to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of EU data subjects;
  • the processing is not occasional; or

    Note: “Occasional” is not defined in GDPR, but repetitive processing, such as payroll, is unlikely to be “occasional” and businesses running website analytics on persons in the EU is highly unlikely to be “occasional”.

The European GDPR Working Party interprets ‘regular’ (the opposite of “occasional”) as meaning one or more of the following:

      • Ongoing or occurring at particular intervals for a particular period
      • Recurring or repeated at fixed times
      • Constantly or periodically taking place.

The processing includes special categories of data as referred to in Article 9(1) or personal data relating to criminal convictions and offences referred to in Article 10.

“special categories of data” means personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and processing of genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation.”

GDPR Representative Services
Designed to comply with Article 27
Low
Ideal for small companies not processing special category data, children’s data or conducting automated decision making. For Australian businesses with up to 20 FTE that are not processing any “Special Category Data”
  • An EU presence in one Australia’s major trading partners, the UK. (Suitable for enquiries from all EU Member States)
  • Personalised webpage for requests
  • Fee includes up to 10 Communications per month.
  • Additional Communications $50 each
  • Translation services are available at additional cost.
$100 Monthly fee

Minimum term 12 months
$500 set-up fee

Regular

Ideal for small to mid sized companies, including those processing special category data, children’s data or conducting automated decision making.
For Australian businesses with 21 to 50 FTE, including those processing any “Special Category Data”, children’s data or conducting automated decision making.

  • An EU presence in one Australia’s major trading partners, the UK. (Suitable for enquiries from all EU Member States)
  • Personalised webpage for requests
  • Fee includes up to 25 Communications per month.
  • Additional Communications $50 each
  • Translation services are available at additional cost.
$200 Monthly fee

Minimum term 12 months
$750 set-up fee

High

Ideal for medium to large companies, including those processing special category data.
For Australian businesses with 50 to 100 FTE.  
Business with more than 100 FTE please contact us for pricing.

  • An EU presence in one Australia’s major trading partners, the UK. (Suitable for enquiries from all EU Member States)
  • Personalised webpage for requests
  • Fee includes up to 40 Communications per month.
  • Additional Communications $50 each
  • Translation services are available at additional cost.
$350 Monthly fee

Minimum term 12 months
$1,000 set-up fee