Privacy notices

South Tyneside Council provides pension services for Tyne and Wear Pension Fund (TWPF).

Our Full privacy notice for members and beneficiaries of TWPF can be found below:

Full privacy notice

South Tyneside Council has prepared this notice in our capacity as the administering authority of TWPF.

Data maps

We have produced data maps for our members to provide an overview of the flow of a member's data:

Data map - Active members

Data map - Previous (deferred) members

Data map - Pensioner members

Data map - AVCs

Data map - Leavers without Liability

Data protection

South Tyneside Council is committed to complying with the Data Protection Act 2018. The following link will take you to South Tyneside Council's data protection page.

A Subject Access request

If you wish to make a request to find out what information is held about you, you can make a subject access request. The following link to South Tyneside Council's website will explain the procedure to follow if you would like to make a subject access request.

Changing your information

Changing your name, address bank or building society account or want some information? Please contact us.

To safeguard all of our members and comply with the Data Protect Act 2018 we will ask for certain information about you. Once we know who you are, we will amend your details accordingly or provide the information you require. We will only accept changes personally from you and we will only disclose information directly to you. We will not take changes or disclose any personal information to a third party.

How to find out more

If you would like to know more about what information we hold about you, or the way we use your information please write to the Tyne and Wear Pension Fund, Westoe Road, South Shields, NE33 2RL

Data Protection Officer

You may also contact South Tyneside Council's data protection officer for further information.

Please write to South Tyneside Council, Town Hall and Civic Offices, Westoe Road, South Shields, NE33 2RL, telephone 0191 424 6539, or email