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What we do with the information you give us when you use our Public Protection team at Somerset Council for Health and Safety at Work

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 – Health and Safety at Work

Purpose of the processing

Personal data is processed by the council under a statutory function covering the investigation, inspection, monitoring and enforcement of work activities under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and any regulations under the Act.

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) – Trade Union Membership

Legal basis for processing special categories of personal data – Substantial public interest

Who the data might be shared with

  • Health and Safety Executive
  • Local, County and Unitary Authorities
  • Public Health England
  • Legal representatives

How long will the data be kept for

Current businesses – 6 years
Closed businesses – 18 months

Last reviewed: May 1, 2024 by Daniel

Next review due: November 1, 2024

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