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Food and Safety Team

Service Specific Privacy Notice - Food and Safety Team

This notice contains service specific privacy information and should be read in conjunction with our pages detailing privacy information common to all service areas, such as how to contact the Data Protection Officer, Exercising of Your Rights, Data Storage and Retention and Feedback and Complaints.

Lawful Basis for Processing of Personal Data

The Data Protection Act requires that personal data is collected and processed only where there is a lawful basis to do so. The lawful basis' which applies in this instance are as follows:

  • Legal obligation: the processing is necessary for us to comply with the law

Purpose of Processing Personal information

We are collecting your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Regulatory activities which we are required to carry out as a public authority in relation to:-
    • Food Safety
    • Health and safety at work
    • Tattooing and skin piercing activities.

Personal Data Collected from Third Parties

Please note that the following information:

  • Personal details

May be obtained from third parties such as:

  • Complainants

Information Sharing

To ensure that the council provides you with an efficient and effective service we will sometimes need to share your information between teams within the council.

We may also share information with third parties that support the delivery of the services you receive or where we are legally obliged to do so. Information we hold may be shared with the following types of organisation:

  • Local and central government
  • Ombudsman
  • Press and the media
  • Courts and tribunals
  • Police
  • Legal representatives

We will only ever share your information if we are satisfied that our partners or suppliers have sufficient measures in place to protect your information in the same way that we do.

We will never share your information for marketing purposes.

Obligation to Provide Personal Data

Please note that there is a statutory requirement to provide your personal information in respect of this service

Any failure to provide your personal information may prevent or delay us meeting our statutory requirements or in providing you with a timely and effective service.

Automated Decision Making

There are no automated decision making processes used in the provision of this service.