Food, Health and Safety Privacy Notice

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2. How your information will be used

In order to provide services to you, it is necessary for us to collect and hold personal information about you. This information will be used to:

  • deliver and manage services we provide to you;
  • process and make decisions on applications you have sent us;
  • help investigate complaints or concerns you have raised about the service provided;
  • process financial transactions including payments for licences, registrations and other services issued or supplied to you by the council, and goods or services provided by you to the council;
  • help detect and prevent fraud and corruption in the use of public funds and where necessary for law enforcement functions;
  • maintain our own accounts and records;
  • help us build up a picture of how we are performing;
  • provide statistical analysis;
  • send you emails providing details of training and food safety updates which may be of interest to you and help you to comply with legislation.

Lawful basis for processing data

The lawful basis for processing your personal data is the performance of a public task, and is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation as specified by the following legislation:

  • Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960
  • Food Safety Act 1990
  • Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013
  • Food Information Regulations 2014
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Health Act 2006
  • Licensing Act 2003
  • Local Government (Misc. Provisions) Act 1976 (Section 80)
  • Local Government (Misc. Provisions) Act 1982 (Section 17)
  • Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (Section 61) as amended
  • Public Health Act 1936 (Section 287)
  • Safety of Sports Grounds Act 197 (Section 11)
  • Smoke-free (Premises and Enforcement) Regulations 2007
  • Smoke-free (Exemptions and Vehicles) Regulations 2007
  • Smoke-free (Vehicle Operators and Penalty Notices) Regulations 2007
  • Smoke-free (Signs) Regulations 2012
  • Sunday Trading act 1994 (Schedule 2, Part 1, Paragraph 2)
  • The Official Feed and Food Controls (England) Regulations 2009
  • Town and Country Planning Act 1990
  • Water Industry Act 1991 (Section 84)

In some circumstances, the lawful basis for the processing of data will be necessary for a contract or taking specific steps before entering into a contract; consent; or legitimate interests, for example, where there may be a risk to health and safety. 

We are allowed to process personal and sensitive data for the reasons of substantial public interest where it is necessary for us to fulfil our legal obligations and regulatory requirements; or with your explicit consent. For example, when dealing with sensitive issues such as health related issues.

When we rely on your consent or explicit consent and you wish to withdraw this consent, you can do so by contacting us at foodandsafety@teignbridge.gov.uk