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What we do with the information you give us when you use our Public Protection team at Somerset Council for Food Hygiene Complaints and Requests.

Your RightsPrivacy Notice

Your 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

Services covered by this privacy notice – Public Protection – Food Hygiene Complaints and Requests for Service

Purpose of the processing

The personal data you provide is used to process complaints, investigations, enquiries and requests for advice relating to the practices and procedures of food businesses.

Legal basis for processing personal data

  • Legal obligation
  • Public task

Categories of personal data being processed

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone numbers

Special categories of personal data being processed (if appropriate) – Not applicable

Legal basis for processing special categories of personal data – Not applicable

Who the data might be shared with

  • Other council departments
  • Food Standards Agency
  • Local, County and Unitary Authorities
  • Public Health England
  • Food Businesses (with complainant authorisation)

How long will the data be kept for

6 years.

Last reviewed: February 28, 2024 by Ian

Next review due: August 28, 2024

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