Newcastle Housing Advice privacy notice

Who processes your data and who we share it with

Our staff and partners, such as registered providers (Housing Associations) involved in the administration and management of the housing register, homelessness and housing options will receive and process your data.

We may share information about you relating to your housing options, homelessness or threatened homelessness, housing application, with third parties. These include:

  • private sector landlords
  • registered providers or Housing Associations
  • lettings agents
  • health services
  • children, family and adult services
  • education services
  • Department of Work and Pensions, Housing Benefit and Council Tax services
  • the police, prisons, probation and youth offending services
  • Citizens Advice and voluntary sector organisations.

We may share your data with statutory partners for safeguarding purposes in the event that concerns are raised around personal safety or wellbeing (including proof of life enquiries) or to assist in a criminal investigation.

Homelessness data for research

We will share data with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to evaluate and research homelessness on a national scale. See the homelessness information privacy notice for full details.

Transferring your data outside the UK or European Union

We will not transfer the personal data you have provided outside of the UK or European Union.