Data Protection Act 1998
I agree that in determining this application the Trading Standards Service may request information about my business from other organisations, and I authorise those organisations to release such information. I also agree that this service may disclose details, on enquiry, about the status of our application.
By submitting this application form you have agreed that this service may make the enquiries listed below without breaching your rights under the Data Protection Act or other applicable legislation. As part of the approval process, checks will be made on applicant's previous history in relation to (but not limited to) any of the following:
· Civil Court Judgements, (including County and/or Sherriff Court and Court of Session Judgements)
· Financial Checks
· Criminal Convictions
· Consumer Credit Licence (where appropriate)
· Membership of any claimed trade associations or professional bodies
· Trading Standards Services' own enquiry databases
The information requested on this form will enable us to carry out a range of background checks and to maintain an application or membership file. If your application is successful, the details will be kept throughout the duration of your membership. If your application is declined, or your membership ceases, the information will be retained for reference for up to six years thereafter.
For more detailed information about privacy policies, please contact your administering authority - contact details can be found via the Buy With Confidence Authorities map.