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Privacy Statement.

The full privacy policy was last updated: 4 January 2021. Any changes will be posted here; if they are material changes we will notify you in writing.

Gateshead Council and UMi Commercial Limited are joint Data Controllers for the information you submit.

UMi Commercial Limited “UMi”; registered in England and Wales (Company no. 7227157). UMi Commercial Limited is part of UMi; you can read UMi’s full Privacy & Data Protection Policies by visiting our website:

We will use the information that you have provided for the following legitimate reasons:

  • to administer applications, including assessment by adjudication panel (where relevant and appropriate).

  • to manage our relationship with you and for customer satisfaction, monitoring and evaluation.

  • to assist with record keeping, statistical and research purposes, and statutory purposes.

  • to inform you of other relevant services provided by Gateshead Council and UMi.


    All storage of your personal data complies with data protection law and your information is protected. We will store your information securely for the duration required by our Funders, grant recipients will be informed of this retention period at the end of the project.


    The period is dependent on the date at which the final claim is submitted to the Managing Authority so the retention period will be unique to each project and this period cannot be specified at the outset.


    Your rights

    You may be able to obtain a copy of your personal data which is held in relation to this project by contacting UMi – for details on how to do this and to learn more about your other rights, please see


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