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Privacy notice – shellfish sanitary survey data

Information on the shellfish sanitary survey data 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 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 may use your data to help us monitor and evaluate risk. For more information on how we do this see the Monitoring and evaluation of risk section of our Personal Information Charter.

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.  

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.