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Privacy notice for registering as a milk production holding

Information on privacy policy for registering as a milk production holding, why we require data, what we do with the data and your rights.

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

Purpose and law basis of processing

We need to collect this information for the purpose of the registration of milk production holdings. Providing us with this information is a statutory requirement and failure to provide the information could result in non-compliance with the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 or Food Hygiene (Wales) Regulations 2006. 

We do this in line with the exercise of official authority vested in us under the Food Standards Act and the performance of a task 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 

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 be retained for the duration of the milk registration and for 10 years after cessation of such registration.

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

For information on how we might use and share data as part of our risk monitoring function, see the Monitoring and Evaluation of Risks section in our Personal Information Charter.  

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.