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What we do with the information you give us when you use our Public Protection team at Somerset Council for monitoring private water supplies.

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 noticePublic Protection – Private Water Supplies
Purpose of the Processing Personal data is processed by the council under a statutory duty covering the identification, maintenance, monitoring, research and enforcement of Private Water Supplies under the Private Water Supplies (England) Regulations 2016 (as amended). This may include advisory information by text/email relating to a private water supply.
Legal Basis for Processing Personal DataLegal obligation Public Task Performance of a Contract
Categories of Personal Data being Processed
  • Names
  • Addresses
  • Email Addresses
  • Telephone Numbers
  • Mobile Numbers
  • Bank Account Name,
  • Number and Sort Code
  • Debit/Credit card information
  • Signature
  • Use of premises (domestic/commercial and occupants adult/children)
  • Location of water supply
  • 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
  • DEFRA (Drinking Water Inspectorate)
  • Water undertakers
  • Food Standards Agency
  • Local, County and Unitary Authorities
  • Public Health England and Health Practitioners
  • Legal representatives
  • Land/property Agents
  • Notify/GOV.UK Notify (text messaging service provider)
  • How Long Will the Data be Kept For30 years

    Last reviewed: April 20, 2023 by Ian

    Next review due: October 20, 2023

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