At Spearline we understand and take data privacy obligations seriously.
This privacy summary is provided to you, in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This regulation will become operative across the EU from May 25th 2018. This privacy statement sets out how and why we collect your personal data, the legal basis for collection, and what your rights are as a data subject under GDPR.
Spearline - who are we?
Spearline is the business name for Spearline Labs Limited. Our head office is located in Skibbereen, County Cork, P81 H102. Spearline Labs Limited includes Spearline Testing and Spearline Risk and Compliance divisions.
Spearline Testing provides a toll and toll free number testing service.
Spearline Risk and Compliance provides a GDPR compliance software tool to assist organisations and individuals on their GDPR compliance journey.
Spearline also has a sales office at Ashcourt House, Main Street, Mooncoin, Co. Kilkenny and development offices based in Romania and India.
We may collect the following personal data:
This type of information will be collected:
We collect some personal data to provide you with further details of our products and services, updates on industry news and to answer any questions you may have.
We do not provide your personal details to third parties for marketing purposes.
We may also use your information for statistical analysis.
Automated data processing is a means whereby technology is used to analyse data to help us understand your needs and to provide product and service information we believe will be of interest to you.
Automated data processing is used when you ”opt-in” to our collection and processing of your data. If you do not wish for us to use automated processing in relation to your data, you should contact Spearline to make this known.
You may agree or explicitly consent to the collection and use of your data as set out in this privacy statement, when you tick the “Yes, I’m in” or the “I opt in” options on the Spearline website.
If you no longer wish to receive marketing emails or correspondence from us, please send an email to email@example.com with “UNSUBSCRIBE” in the subject line, or click the Unsubscribe button in the footer of any email you receive from us.
We may use your personal data to fulfill contractual obligations or in circumstances where you have asked us to do something before the contract, such as providing a quote.
3: Legal Obligation
We may use your data in circumstances where it is necessary because we have to comply with a legal obligation, under Irish legislation or EU law.
4: Legitimate Interests
We may use your data for our legitimate interests. This can include business purposes, like (i) where the processing enables us to enhance, modify, personalise or otherwise improve our services/communications for the benefit of our customers (ii) to identify and prevent fraud (iii) to enhance the security of our network and information systems (iv) to better understand how people interact with our websites (v) to determine the effectiveness of promotional campaigns and advertising.
If you object us using your personal data in this way, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “UNSUBSCRIBE”
5: Vital Interests
We may use your data in circumstances where, for example, it could save a person’s life and the processing is necessary.
6: Public Interests
We may process your personal data if it is in the exercise of official authority, or in the public interest.
We will not hold your data for longer than is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was obtained. We review all personal data made available to us on a regular basis, and delete where no longer necessary.
You have the right to request a copy of your personal data from us. We will reply to your request within a calendar month. If we are unable to process your request within this time, we will notify you, with the reason for any delay.
You may request rectification of your personal data if it needs to be corrected or updated.
You have the right to object to the use of your personal data and the right to block any specific uses of your data.
You have the right to have your personal data, which we hold, permanently erased.
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, you should contact us in writing, at Spearline HQ, Skibbereen, County Cork, P81 H102, specifying whether your query is to Spearline Testing, or Spearline Risk and Compliance.
If you wish to access personal data, your request should be in writing and accompanied by a certified copy of your passport or driving licence, and proof of address.
Any queries should be addressed to Aoife Byrne who is the data protection specialist. Contact email@example.com
Our data protection ambassador is Mika Wilson, in Spearline Testing, who may be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are dissatisfied with how your data request is dealt with by Spearline, you may wish to make a complaint to the Data Protection Commissioner.
Office of the Data Protection Commissioner:
Telephone: +353 (0) 761 104 800 or LoCall 1890 252 231
Postal Address: Data Protection Commission, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington, R32 AP23, County Laois