Sustainability and climate change mailing list

We’d love being able to send you news about the work we’re doing on sustainability and climate change at Barnsley Council.

Our e-newsletter is a quarterly round-up of updates from us about what we're doing to tackle carbon emissions and improve Barnsley's environment. We also send out news from our partner organisations as well as updates on how you can get involved in making Barnsley a sustainable borough. The e-newsletter is sent out from the Sustainability and Climate Change service at Barnsley Council.
 
We use your email address to send this information out to you. You can read about how we will deal with your personal information in our privacy notice below.

Sustainability and climate change mailing list privacy notice

Who we are

This newsletter is sent by Barnsley Council’s Sustainability and Climate Change team.

What type of information we will collect from you

We will collect your email address.

Why we need your personal information

We will use your information to send you quarterly emails about sustainability and climate change.

How we will collect your personal information

We will collect your personal information using the form below.

Our legal basis for processing your information

We will process your data on the basis of:

  • 6(1)(a) Consent of the data subject – that you have given clear consent for Barnsley Council to process their personal data for a specific purpose. 
  • 9(2)(a) Explicit consent of the data subject – that you have given explicit consent to the processing of those personal data for one or more specified purposes.

If you wish to withdraw your consent for us to process your data, please contact us as at energy@barnsley.gov.uk and we will remove it.

Why we may need to share your information

The council will not share your information with anyone without consent unless the law and/or our policies allow us to do so for example, in the following circumstances:     

  • the law states that we can
  • there is a risk of serious harm or threat to life
  • we are directed by a court of law

Who we may share your information with

Barnsley Council will not share your identifiable information with anyone without consent unless the law and/or our policies allow us to do so for example, in the following circumstances:       

  • the law states that we can
  • there is a risk of serious harm or threat to life
  • we are directed by a court of law

How long your information will be kept

In line with Barnsley Council’s retention policy, we will keep your information for as long as we send out the newsletter.

If you wish for us to erase your data sooner than this, please email us at energy@barnsley.gov.uk and request this.

For more information on our retention schedule please visit Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council privacy notice

What will happen if you fail to provide personal information

There is no obligation to provide your personal information, however you will not be able to receive the newsletter.

How to access and control your personal information

The council has a data protection framework in place to ensure the effective and secure processing of your information. For details on how your information is used, how we maintain the security of this and your rights to access the information we hold about you, please refer to the Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council privacy notice.

Should you need to contact the council to discuss how we use your information, please contact our Customer Feedback and Improvement Team by email at informationrequests@barnsley.gov.uk or by telephone on (01226) 773555 and ask to speak with the above team. If you are not satisfied with our response you may contact our Data Protection Officer on DPO@barnsley.gov.uk

If you are not satisfied with the way we have handled your information, the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) is the UK’s independent authority upholding information rights in the public interest and can be contacted at www.ico.org.uk