Newcastle Housing Advice privacy notice

Consent and complying with the law

We will always ask your consent to share your personal information unless we have a legal duty or power to provide it without your consent, for example as part of the National Fraud Initiative.

Sometimes third parties may request information on your behalf about your housing application and they must provide your consent and show they are compliant with the Data Protection Act 2018 for us to do this. We have to process your personal data to comply with our legal obligations under the law on housing and homelessness.

Where you have criminal convictions or offences, we can process relevant personal information for the purposes of complying with the law on housing and homelessness. This is because:

  • the processing is necessary to meet our obligations under housing and homelessness law