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What we do with the information you give us when you use our Environment and Community Protection Team at Somerset Council for air quality.

Information rightsPrivacy Notice

Information rights

You have specific rights in relation to the data that you provide to the Council. To find out more, including how to make a request, please see our Information Rights page.

Privacy Notice

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Services covered by this privacy noticeEnvironmental Protection – Air Quality
Purpose of the ProcessingThe personal data you provide is used to assist the Council in monitoring air quality and to determine trends over time.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal DataLegal obligation
Public Task
Categories of Personal Data being Processed
  • Name
  • address
  • Email Address
  • Phone number/s
Special Categories of Personal Data being
Processed (if appropriate)
Health/medical information
Legal Basis for Processing Special Categories of
Personal Data
Substantial Public Interest
Who the data might be shared with
  • Other council departments
  • Police and other emergency services
  • Local, county and unitary authorities
  • Other regulatory environmental departments
  • Housing Associations and Landlords
  • Public Health England and Health Practitioners
  • Legal advisors and representatives
  • Utility companies and contractors
How Long Will the Data be Kept For 25 years from receipt of information. However, after 6 years the data will be reviewed annually to determine whether the personal data can be removed

Last reviewed: April 19, 2023 by Ian

Next review due: October 19, 2023

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