Sustainability and climate change mailing list

We’d love being able to send you news about the work we’re doing.

Our e-newsletter is a quarterly round up of updates from us.  Talking about what we're doing to tackle carbon emissions and improve Barnsley's environment. We also send out news from our partners. As well as updates on how you can get involved in making Barnsley a sustainable borough. 
We use your email address to send details out to you. You can read about how we will deal with your personal details 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 details we'll collect from you

We will collect your email address.

Why we need your personal details

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

How we'll collect your personal details

We'll collect your personal details using the form below.

Our legal basis for processing your details

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 and we'll remove it.

Why we may need to share your details

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

  • 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 details with

We will not share your identifiable details with anyone without consent. Unless the law and/or our policies allow us to do so. For example in the following cases:       

  • 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 details will be kept

In line with our retention policy, we'll keep your details 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 and request this.

For more details on our retention schedule please visit BMBC privacy notice

What will happen if you fail to provide personal details

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

How to access and control your personal details

The council has a data protection framework in place to ensure the effective and secure processing of your details. For advice on how your details are used.  Also how we maintain the security of this and your rights to access the details we hold about you.  Then please refer to the BMBC privacy notice.

Should you need to contact the council to discuss how we use your details. Please contact our Customer Feedback and Improvement Team.  Either email or by phone on (01226) 773555. If you are not satisfied with our response you may contact our Data Protection Officer on

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