Trading Standards

​Information collected

  • Name 
  • Address 
  • Contact details 
  • Financial information (where a payment is involved)
  • Referral or assessment information 
  • Information relevant to complaint/enquiry, investigation, etc.

The information collected will vary according to the issue being dealt with.

Agencies we might share the information with

  • Police 
  • Judicial Agencies e.g. Courts, legal representatives 
  • Defendants and their legal representatives
  • District, Borough or County Councils 
  • Other County Council Services and other Local Authorities 
  • DWP 
  • HMRC 
  • Other Government Agencies
  • RSPCA (in cases involving alleged crime relating to non-farmed animals)
  • Persons seeking to enforce their civil rights via a judicial process
  • Enforcement Receivers appointed under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002
  • Businesses with whom we have a Primary Authority Partnership (to help them improve compliance with legal requirements), such information will always be anonymised

Purposes for processing

  • Service delivery
  • Service planning and improvement
  • Prevention and detection of crime or fraud