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PrivacyEngine announces a new partnership with BDO Ireland

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PrivacyEngine is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with BDO, the leader in advising and funding ambitious Irish businesses, helping them to grow in domestic and international markets.

BDO Consulting is a team of specialist management and technology consultants with experience advising ambitious Irish businesses helping them grow in domestic and international markets. They pride themselves on adopting a very different approach to the typical consulting firm. They are innovators, and are always pushing the boundaries to deliver exceptional client service. As well as data protection services they offer Strategy and Specialised Consulting, People Consulting, Technical Consulting for the Modern Workplace, Risk and Advisory services, and Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) Consulting.


PrivacyEngine helps businesses and organisations streamline privacy compliance for regulations including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) with an unrivaled combination of technology, expertise and experience.


The partnership allows both organisations to help companies manage their data protection programmes using PrivacyEngine's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) privacy management platform built by technologists and data protection subject matter experts. The platform provides a complete solution for managing all aspects of data protection programs, including privacy compliance, staff management and vendor management.


Speaking about the partnership, Dr. John Ghent, Co- Founder and CEO, PrivacyEngine said: 


We are delighted to partner with BDO to help companies with their privacy programmes. PrivacyEngine provides a globally leading solution for Privacy Management through our Data Privacy Platform and BDO offer best-in-class consultancy and services to their clients, we are a natural fit that combined allows us to help more companies manage privacy in an effective and efficient way.  More privacy legislation was passed in 2018** than in the previous century and companies are struggling to understand the nuances and complexities of privacy management, PrivacyEngine with BDO can help reduce this complexity into simple but effective solutions to these challenges.”

Speaking about the partnership, Aidan McHugh, Partner, BDO said:


“We are continually striving to help organisations and our clients to solve issues that may arise in an efficient and effective manner. Working with PrivacyEngine and their Data Privacy Platform will greatly help companies when it comes to their data protection requirements, as it provides companies with a centralised technology platform which enables companies to save time and money. The platform will remove the cumbersome need to input data into various spreadsheets, as data will be stored centrally. Many companies are already compliant but for those who are not, I believe that BDO, in conjunction with PrivacyEngine, is perfectly placed to assist companies manage all aspects of data protection programs.”


**More than 60 jurisdictions around the world have enacted or proposed postmodern privacy and data protection laws, following the introduction of the GDPR in 2018 and by 2023, 65% of the world’s population will have its personal information covered under modern privacy regulations, up from 10% today.      

Gartner Predicts for Future of Privacy 2020, January 20th, 2020



PrivacyEngine is a market leader in data protection and privacy management software and solutions that streamline privacy compliance for regulations including GDPR, CCPA and HIPAA with an unrivalled combination of technology, expertise and experience.


Founded in 2013, PrivacyEngine operates globally in EMEA, Americas and Asia Pacific from their headquarters in Dublin. PrivacyEngine provide solutions to SME’s and Enterprise companies that go beyond demonstrating compliance for key stakeholders and regulators to delivering real business value, preventing data breaches, addressing regulatory risks and enhancing reputational management.

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BDO is the leader in advising and funding ambitious Irish businesses, helping them to grow in domestic and international markets.

BDO’s global reach and expertise is built on exceptional client service, a collaborative and inclusive culture and a passion to succeed for our clients.

With offices in Dublin, Limerick and Cork, BDO partner with their clients' businesses working closely as smart business advisers.

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