- Thursday 28 June 2018
Cork Chamber of Commerce, the leading business organisation in Cork, 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 27 June at Cork Chamber HQ in Fitzgerald House, Cork.
Cork Chamber of Commerce have taken a lead with GDPR, having offered information and training for their members since November 2017. They position dedication to best practice and the protection of the data they hold as a business priority. Cork Chamber of Commerce have invested a two year commitment in Spearline Data Protection - Managed Services which is a solution that centrally manages and demonstrates GDPR compliance. 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 run by Cork Chamber. Since then Spearline have grown staff numbers and product offerings as well as acquiring a landmark building in Skibbereen to house the increasing team. Cork Chamber is proud to affiliate with Spearline who are a wholly Irish owned company with a global footprint working with some of the world’s largest brands.
About Cork Chamber of Commerce
Cork Chamber of Commerce is the leading business organisation in Cork supporting and representing the interests of close to 1,200 businesses employing over 100,000 people in the region. Further information at www.corkchamber.ie
Spearline, the world's largest phone number testing software provider, was established in 2003 and has a global presence in 60 countries, working with some of the world’s most influential businesses. In 2017 they innovated in response to the growing demand for data protection software solutions with the onset of GDPR and iun 2018 launched GDPR compliance software Spearline Data Protection . This diversification has Spearline on track to grow staff numbers to 100 by the end of 2018. Spearline was awarded Cork Company of the Year 2018 at the annual Cork Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner. Find out more at www.spearline.com