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Northumberland Covid Business Response Programme Privacy Notice

NCBRP and how we handle your information.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, The North of Tyne Combined Authority is the data controller in respect of information processed which relates to your participation in the project funded by The North of Tyne Capacity Fund, while Advance Northumberland is the data processor.

Depending on the nature of activities of the project and the indicators listed under each activity, the following information for each direct or indirect beneficiary where these are individuals may be supplied:

  • i. Name of contact point within a business (in some cases property owner) engaged with or individual engaged with;
  • ii. Address
  • iii. Postcode
  • iv. Phone number
  • v. Email address
  • vi. Labour market status prior to receiving support and 6 months after receiving support;
  • vii. Duration of support
  • viii. Intensity of support

Your details will be stored securely and retained in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. This information will be used to evaluate this project and to report to The North of Tyne Combined Authority for monitoring and evaluation purposes.

We will not give any personal data to any other organisation unless needed for the purpose of an evaluation and will instruct them not to use it to contact individuals for any reasons not connected with the purpose of the evaluation of the programme or other matters directly relating to the evaluation. If The North of Tyne Combined Authority has to pass on the data, it will only provide what is needed, and if possible will remove the details that might identify individuals personally.

The North of Tyne Combined Authority will not keep your personal data for longer than it needs but as a minimum, will retain data for two years after the closure of the programme.

The data collected is your personal data, and you have the right, subject to lawful data requirements:

  • to see what data we have about you;
  • to ask us to stop using your data;
  • to ask us to delete or correct your data;
  • to lodge a complaint with the independent Information Commissioner

(ICO) if you think we are not handling your data fairly or in accordance with the law. You can contact the ICO at https://ico.org.uk/, or telephone 0303 123 1113.