Public Protection

The following privacy notice applies to Public Protection.

Information collected:

  • Name 
  • Address 
  • DoB 
  • Contact details 
  • Personal Referees 
  • Criminal history
  • Role within business/organisation
  • Other agencies involved 
  • Education Information 
  • Financial Information
  • Police involvement/convictions
  • Non-police warnings, cautions, convictions
  • Licence refusals and revocations
  • Legislative compliance advice provided
  • Statutory compliance notices served
  • Licences held

Agencies we might share the information with:

  • Action Fraud
  • Animal Plant Agency
  • Association of Chief Trading Standards Officers
  • Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Food Standards Agency
  • Health and Safety Executive
  • HM Revenue and Customs 
  • National Crime Agency
  • National Trading Standards
  • Other local authority services
  • Other local authorities 
  • Police 
  • Public Health England
  • Trade Mark Brand Owners

Purpose for processing:

  • Fulfilling contractual requirements
  • For service level agreements
  • Service delivery of statutory functions
  • Service Improvement
  • Prevention/Detection of Crime/Fraud
  • Recruitment

Please note any personal data or special categories of data obtained is done so by the Public Protection Service.

The information we obtain from you will be used for the purposes above, primarily to ensure compliance with the statutory functions that the Public Protection Service enforces.

This information may be shared with other enforcement agencies and local authorities nationally where breaches of statutory legislation is suspected.

We have a legal basis for processing this information in order to perform a task in the public interest, namely inspections to ensure compliance and investigation of suspected offences under statutory legislation enforced by Trading Standards. We also process personal data for the purpose of law enforcement as it is part of our statutory duties.

Other personal data may be processed if relevant to alleged offending, as well as information provided in any representation made by you. 

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