How we use your information

The categories of information that we collect, process, hold and share are:

  • your name
  • your email address
  • your postcode

Why we collect and use this information

We will only use your data to email you the latest news from Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council.

The lawful basis on which we use this information

Personal information – Article 6 1(e) GDPR 2018 (e) processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

Collecting this information

We need your email address to send you the updates that you have asked to receive.

Storing this information

We hold your data for the length of your subscription. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.

Who we share this information with

Your data will only be used by Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council for the purposes of keeping you up to date with the topic that you have subscribed to.

Requesting access to your personal data

Under data protection legislation, you have the right to request access to information about them that we hold. To make a request for your personal information please contact Adrian Stanfield, the Council’s Data Protection Officer at

You also have the right to:

  • object to processing of personal data that is likely to cause, or is causing, damage or distress
  • prevent processing for the purpose of direct marketing
  • object to decisions being taken by automated means
  • in certain circumstances, have personal data rectified, blocked, erased or destroyed
  • claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the data protection regulations

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data, we request that you raise your concern with us in the first instance. Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at How to make a data protection complaint to an organisation.

Further information

If you would like further information about this privacy notice, please contact Adrian Stanfield, the council’s data protection officer at

The council collects and uses personal information for a number of purposes across all of its departments and functions. To find out more about how the council uses the personal information it collects, please refer to the Corporate privacy notice.