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Privacy notice - local authority contacts

Information on the local authorities contacts privacy policy, why we require data, what we do with the data and your rights.

Last updated: 30 June 2021
Last updated: 30 June 2021

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 communicating and sharing information in relation to the delivery of food and feed official controls.

You have consented to provide this information to us but can withdraw your consent at any time by getting in touch with us.

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 as long as you are an active user and no longer than 12 months after last login. We will remind you when your account is to be deleted due to inactivity. If you notify us that you no longer wish to be listed on the database we will delete your information immediately.

Lead officer details will be shared with the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) for the purposes of Certification Support Officer training.

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