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Everton Football Club chooses SureCloud GDPR Suite to help meet its GDPR compliance obligations

Working with NCC Group, Everton deploys the SureCloud GDPR Compliance Suite to help accelerate its GDPR compliance strategy

Everton Football Club based in Liverpool is one of the 12 Founder Members of the Football League and spent more seasons in England’s top division than any other Club (115).

In December 2017, Everton Football Club was seeking an automated solution to manage data and GDPR compliance software.

Multiple data sources, multiple manual processes

The scale and diversity of the data handled by Everton’s Data Protection team is extensive. Information on over 32,000 season ticket Members, a database of over 600,000 registered fans, as well as details on players, agents, suppliers, employees, and individuals associated with the Club’s Academy, its official charity Everton in the Community and the Everton Free School, is all held and processed centrally, and much of this information is highly sensitive. Everton Football Club requires extensive GDPR compliance software.

This data and all of the processes associated with it were being manually managed and tracked in a series of spreadsheets. With the number and complexity of requests increasing, the Club’s Data Protection Officer was unable to ‘up-scale’ this system to record and manage smaller ad-hoc queries, incidents, and tasks.

With GDPR due to mandate much tighter restrictions on how the Club processed, managed and shared its data – as well as on the reporting of any incidents that did occur – the Club needed a more comprehensive and reliable tool GDPR compliance solution in place before the 25th of May 2018.

Five applications, a single system

To help address this, the Club approached its long-standing risk mitigation advisor NCC Group to find a GDPR solution. NCC Group recommended the SureCloud GDPR Suite, delivered on the SureCloud platform. After SureCloud had successfully demonstrated the ability to provide full visibility for management and automation of GDPR processes across the organization, Everton selected the cloud-based suite of solutions…

Find out more about Everton’s journey towards GDPR compliance by downloading the full case study above. 

Learn more about SureCloud’s Data Privacy Management Solution here

Press Coverage:

Professional Security Magazine 

Entirely North West

GDPR Report

Global Security Magazine

Digitalisation World 

Source Security 

Everton reduced the time taken to document their processing activities and data protection impact assessments by 75%. You too can complete you risk and compliance activities 3 times faster with SureCloud’s solutions rather than traditional spreadsheets. 

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