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Cork Chamber of Commerce has signed a two-year contract with Spearline to use their General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance software solution, Spearline Data Protection – Managed Service. Conor Healy, Chief Executive and Naoimh Frawley, Data Protection Officer of Cork Chamber of Commerce met with Ciara Lucy, Managing Director of Spearline and Kevin Buckley, CEO of Spearline to make the formal agreement on Wednesday June 27 at Cork Chamber HQ in Fitzgerald House, Cork.
The Managed Services aspect is a dedicated account manager who will take the business step by step through their compliance journey in conjunction with the use of Spearline Data Protection, saving the company time and budget in staff training and recruitment.
“When we were assessing the needs for a GDPR management solution, Spearline Data Protection was the obvious choice for us as it is a solution that meets our needs perfectly. The requirement to become GDPR compliant has presented challenges for many companies right across Ireland not least SMEs, including ourselves. Spearline’s software helps us automate an otherwise complicated process of data protection and privacy compliance and reduces the administrative burden on our business,” said Conor Healy, Chief Executive of Cork Chamber of Commerce.
“We are delighted to have Cork Chamber of Commerce on board. Spearline Data Protection – Managed Services is a solution that will enable Cork Chamber of Commerce to centrally manage their GDPR compliance with ease. With eight modules covering every business requirement outlined by GDPR, Spearline Data Protection – Managed Services has everything an organisation such as the Cork Chamber of Commerce needs for their privacy and GDPR requirements.” said Ciara Lucy, Managing Director of Spearline.
Spearline won Cork Company of the Year 2018 at the Cork Company of the Year Awards. Since then Spearline have grown staff numbers and product offerings, as well as acquiring a landmark building in Skibbereen to house the increasing team.