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Privacy notice for FSA Board Members

Information on the privacy policy for FSA Board Members, why we require data, what we do with the data and your rights.

Purpose and lawful basis for processing

The Food Standards Agency will be what is known as the ‘Controller’ of the personal data you provide to us.

We need to collect this information for the purpose of appointments to the FSA Board and, in the case of successful applicants, information for general business in respect of the administration connected to your role on the Board.

We do this in line with the performance of our statutory duties and the exercise of the official authorities vested in the FSA and the performance of tasks carried out in the public interest.

We will not collect any personal data from you which we do not need. 

How and where we store your data and who we may share it with 

For more information on How and where we store your data and who we may share it with see our Personal Information Charter.

We retain personal information only for as long as necessary to carry out these functions, and in line with our retention policy. This means that this information will in the case of unsuccessful candidates be retained for 5 years from receipt. In the case of successful candidates, we will hold the information until 6 years after the term of your appointment ends. 

International transfers  

For more information on international transfers, please see the International transfers section in our Personal Information Charter.  

EU citizens  

For more information on EU Citizens Privacy Notice, please see the EU citizens section in our Personal Information Charter.  

Your rights

For more information on your rights, please see the Your rights section in our Personal Information Charter.  

Contact us  

If you have any queries concerning this Privacy Notice, your personal information or any questions on our use of the information, please email our Data Protection Officer in the FSA, who is the Information Management and Security Team Leader using the address below.