PNE Group Privacy Policy


PNE Group takes seriously the privacy of its website visitors. This statement explains our privacy and data-protection practices, and our compliance with UK and European Union data protection requirements, their content do not affect your statutory rights. UK visitor you can learn more about their rights here.


Who is responsible for your data?

PNE Group, trading name Project North East, controls the data collected on this site. The data is collected, stored and protected by PNE Group.


Protection of Personal Data

If you provide us with your contact details, they will not be made available elsewhere, not used to identify any individual user or passed on to any third party.


Certain data is automatically retrieved from website visitors, including:


  • Your IP address and details of the web browser used to access the site. This information is solely used to improve our website services and may not be used to identify any individual user or passed on to any third party.


In addition we also collect certain data about visitors who consent to sharing their data, including:


  • If you choose to accept cookies, information about how you use the site is automatically retrieved from your browser about how you use the site. This information is solely used to improve our website services, and is not used to identify any individual user or passed on to any third party. A full, up-to-date summary of cookie use within this website can be found here.


  • The act of sharing personal data with PNE group via the website, including personal data, comments and the content of job applications, is considered consent for PNE Group to use that data in line with practices outlined in this policy. The specific use of each type of data can be viewed below.


Collecting this data support PNE Group to improve its website services, and provide feedback and information to users where appropriate.


Personal Data

The information we collect on this website will not be shared with any other organisations for marketing, market research, commercial purposes and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.

We may periodically send promotional content to you, but only communications which PNE Group feel the individual will find valuable. From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. At any point, you can request for this communication to cease.

Data may be shared with all parts of the Group, which include North East Workspace, PNE Enterprise, PNE Development and Silicon Alley, but only in relation to communications which PNE Group feel the individual will find valuable, and this choice is at the discretion of the team responsible for originally collecting the data. A full company structure can be viewed here.



All comments made on the site by third parties are subject to regulation, and PNE Group reserves the right to edit, delete or share with appropriate authorities their content as deemed appropriate. All offensive or inappropriate content will result in the IP address and email of the person posting to be banned from future participation.

All comments are owned by PNE Group. Comment submission is accepted as consent for PNE Group to use the material as it chooses, including within communications published outside of the website itself, such as social media and promotional brochures. Comments will never be used to identify any individual user.

Personal Data shared in the submission of comments will be treated as outlined in the ‘Personal Data’ section of this policy.


Job Applications

All job applications submitted through this website remain confidential, will not be shared with any other organisations for marketing, market research, or commercial purposes, and will not be passed on to any third party.

Any personal data shared as part of a job application will be solely used as part of the hiring process, and will only be shared with those involved with the hiring process. Your details will not be added to any marketing lists, or stored once the hiring process is complete.


Legal Disclosure

We may pass on your personal information if we have a legal obligation to do so.


Other Websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting those sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Where your Data is Stored

We store your data on our protected servers in the UK, and these may only be accessed by authorised staff members behind a secure portal.

Submitting your personal data is considered consent for PNE Group to store your data in this way.

We use encryption when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as personal information, however transmitting information over the internet is not always completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of your data during this process, therefore any data transmitted is at your own risk.


Use of Material

The services of this website and the information contained therein may not be used for spamming, nor for commercial activities. It may not be used for illegal activities or activities deemed by the owners to be inappropriate.



If you have any questions about our data privacy policy or wish to make a personal data request under data protection requirements law, you can contact PNE Group here.


Changes to this Privacy Notice

If we make any substantial changes to this privacy policy and the way in which we use your personal data we will post these changes on this page and will do our best to notify you of any significant changes. Please check our privacy policy on a regular basis.


This privacy notice was last updated on 1st June 2017.