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What we do with the information you give us when you use our Public Protection team at Somerset Council for Infectious Diseases.

Information Rights

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.

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Services covered by this privacy notice Public Protection – Infectious Diseases
Purpose of the ProcessingPersonal data is processed by the council in the investigation and control of infectious diseases and zoonosis under the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data
  • Legal obligation
  • Public Task
  • Categories of Personal Data being Processed
  • Name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Employment
  • Personal history
  • Special Categories of Personal Data being Processed (if appropriate)Health/medical information
    Legal Basis for Processing Special Categories of Personal DataSubstantial Public Interest
    Who the data might be shared with
  • Other Council Departments
  • Public Health England and Health Practitioners
  • Local, County and Unitary Authorities
  • Food Standards Agency
  • How Long Will the Data be Kept For2 years after case closure

    Last reviewed: April 20, 2023 by Ian

    Next review due: October 20, 2023

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