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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 noticePublic Protection – Food Hygiene Complaints and Requests for Service
Purpose of the ProcessingThe 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 DataLegal 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 DataNot 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 For6 years.

    Last reviewed: October 26, 2023 by Sophie

    Next review due: April 26, 2024

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