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Information rights

Read more about Gateshead Council's privacy notices and how we use data.
The Data Protection Act controls how your personal information is used by us.
Everyone has the right to request information held by public sector organisations under the Freedom of Information Act.
Learn what cookies are and how cookies are used on the Gateshead Council website.
Information about how we spend our money and buy our services, the land and assets we won, our decision making and council finances.
An exercise carried out every two years by the Cabinet Office to detect any discrepancies with public funds.