Privacy Notice


Welcome to Covent Garden Market Authority’s privacy notice. Covent Garden Market Authority (CGMA) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data.


1. Introduction

This privacy notice tells you how CGMA uses your personal data when you visit our website, interact with us, and buy our goods and services. It also tells you about:

- Your privacy rights and how the law protects you

- The purposes for which CGMA may process personal data and the legal basis for that processing (‘processing’ includes CGMA retaining your personal data)   

It is important that you read this privacy notice so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice was last updated on 23 May 2018. Occasionally, we may make changes to this notice in line with regulatory requirements or changes to our systems for data processing. As such, you are advised it may be useful to check for such changes from time to time


2. Identity and contact details of Controller

CGMA is a controller of personal information for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As a Public Authority per the relevant legal definitions, CGMA is required to have a nominated Data Protection Officer (DPO), the individual responsible for data protection compliance at CGMA. Our contact details for data protection purposes are as follows:

Address: CGMA, Food Exchange, New Covent Garden Market, London, SW8 5EL

Name and title of the DPO: Mark Ewing, Finance Director & Authority Secretary

Email address: dpo@cgma.co.uk


3. How we use your personal data

Depending on who you are and the relationship you have with CGMA will affect what information we collect, how we collect it and how we use it. We categorise people into data subjects. You will fall into at least one, and perhaps several, data subject categories. Please click on the links below to learn more about how we process information for each data subject and what your corresponding rights are.


4. How to contact CGMA about privacy

If you have any questions about this privacy notice, or would like to exercise any of your rights, please email us at dpo@cgma.co.uk or write to us with your letter addressed to: Mark Ewing, Data Protection Officer, CGMA, Food Exchange, New Covent Garden Market, London, SW8 5EL.


5. Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under review and we may make changes to the information on this page. Be sure to check in and have a read every now and then. This information was last updated on 23 May 2018.