The Food Standards Agency is what is known as the ‘Controller’ of the personal data provided to us.
Purpose and law basis of processing
The personal information we hold on you consists of the name and address of your business.
We receive this data from the local authorities in the form of an application for a sanitary survey / provisional representative monitoring point (PRMP) to be commissioned for a potential shellfish production area.
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
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 seven years from receipt.
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 Monitoring and Evaluation of Risks function.
For more information on international transfers, please see the International transfers section in our Personal Information Charter.
For more information on EU Citizens Privacy Notice, please see the EU citizens section in our Personal Information Charter.
For more information on your rights, please see the Your rights section in our Personal Information Charter.
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.