Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how the Tyne and Wear Lieutenancy office uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

Tyne and Wear Lieutenancy is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.



What we collect

When you use the ‘contact us form’ we collect the following information:


Your details will only be used for the purposes indicated and we will hold it securely.  It will not be used for other purposes without your permission and will not be kept longer than necessary.



How we use your information


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.


Links to external sites

Our website contains links to other websites. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.




Your Data and Further Information

You may write to the Information Rights Officer at Legal and Corporate Services, Gateshead Council, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Gateshead NE8 1HH or email to ask for a copy of your information and we will respond within 40 days to requests sent by post or e-mail. There may be a charge of £10 to obtain your information or up to £50 if the information requested relates to educational records.


Tyne and Wear Lieutenancy tries to keep the information we have about you up to date. If however, you find errors or inaccuracies in your data, we may in certain circumstances erase, complete or amend that information upon receipt of a written request.


If you have any concerns about the processing of your personal data by Tyne and Wear Lieutenancy, you may contact the Information Rights Officer, Legal and Corporate Services, Gateshead Council, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Gateshead, NE8 1HH or the Office of the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.


© Tyne and Wear Lieutenancy 2017