If you sell or close your food manufacturing business you must inform the Council. A new owner would need to make an application in their own right if they buy your business.
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You only need provide the detail of your business.
Any personal information which you provide will be held and used by East Devon District Council for the purpose of ensuring and maintaining your registration and on the basis of public task and legal obligation under food safety and hygiene legislation.
Who will receive or see my personal information?
Your information may also be shared within East Devon District Council for the purposes of carrying out our lawful functions. Otherwise your personal information will not be disclosed to anybody outside East Devon District Council without your permission, unless there is a lawful reason to do so, for example disclosure is necessary for crime prevention or detection purposes. Your information will be held securely and will not be retained for any longer than is necessary. There are a number of rights available to you in relation to our use of your personal information, depending on the reason for processing. Further detail about our use of your personal information can be found in the relevant Privacy Notice which can be accessed here.
The Council will inform the Food Standards Agency that you are no longer operating the business. We do not normally acknowledge your notification, please tell us if you would like us to write and confirm that we have withdrawn the Approval.