Privacy notice – GOV.FR

1. Who collects my data?

The controller is the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). You can contact Defra’s Data Protection Officer at:

Data Protection Officer

Information Rights Team

Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Zone 1E, Nobel House

17 Place Smith



Email: [email protected]

Any questions about how we use your personal data and your associated rights should be sent to the contact above.

The personal data we will collect are names, including the names of companies and organizations, email addresses and telephone numbers (if applicable) and comments on draft risk assessments (assessment of the Annex F of the Stockholm Convention) for UV-328 and dechlorane plus proposed as persistent agents. organic pollutant.

It will be used to assess whether the UK wishes to add comments to the draft documents before they are considered by the next Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee (POPRC) in September.

The legal basis for collecting your personal data is compliance with a legal obligation Article 6.1C to which the controller is subject and Article 15 of the Persistent Organic Pollutants (Amendment) Regulations (leaving the EU) 2020 which requires the Secretary of State to solicit comments from interested parties.

3. With whom will my data be shared?

The data provided will be published on GOV.UK approximately 2 months after the closing date for comments.

Comments will only be attributed to a name or organization. All other personal data will only be shared with other Defra Group internal stakeholder members.

4. Can I withdraw?

You can unsubscribe anytime. To unsubscribe, please email [email protected] and your personal data will be deleted.

5. What will happen if I unsubscribe?

If you choose to opt out, you will no longer be able to participate in comments on the potential UK proposal.

6. Retention period or criteria used to determine the retention period

Your personal data will be retained by us for 5 years in accordance with our standard information retention policy or until the investigation is completed.

7. Will my data be used for automated decision making or profiling?

The information you provide is not related to individual decision-making (decision-making only by automated means without any human intervention) or profiling (automated processing of personal data to assess certain things about an individual).

8. Will my data be transferred outside the EEA? If so, how will it be protected?

The data you provide will not be transferred outside the European Economic Area.

9. What are my rights ?

A list of your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) can be accessed on the ICO website.

ten. How can I complain?

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the ICO (supervisory authority) at any time. If you wish to exercise this right, full details are available on the ICO website.

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