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Services in Christchurch

Trading standards privacy and enforcement

Service objectives

The purpose of the Trading Standards service is 'to provide a fair and safe trading environment for the consumers and businesses of Christchurch, through education, advice, enforcement, and partnership working'.

We will achieve this through the following objectives:

  • support economic growth by providing the best advice to businesses, including farmers to ensure they trade fairly and safely
  • identify and tackle problem traders
  • focus on the needs of vulnerable consumers to help safeguard their independence, health and well-being
  • ensure the food chain is safe and animal livestock disease spread minimised

Enforcement Policy

Trading Standards Enforcement Policy - sets out how we deal with non-compliance with the legislation we have a duty to enforce.

Privacy Notice for Dorset Trading Standards service

Dorset Trading Standards Privacy Notice - how the information we collect about you is used and your rights in relation to that information.

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