Privacy Statement for the Global Petroleum Forum (GPF)

 

 

  Privacy Policy

The Global Petroleum Forum ("Global Petroleum Forum" or "we") is committed to protecting the privacy of the personally-identifiable information that we collect from you as you use this Web site (the "Site"). The scope of The Global Petroleum Forum's commitment is detailed in this Privacy Policy. By submitting information, you agree to The Global Petroleum Forum's use of such information as described herein. Please see our Terms of Use for more information about our on-line policies in general.

 

 What personally-identifiable information is collected?

The Global Petroleum Forum collects personally-identifiable information ("Personal Info") on certain areas of the Site when users register, request information or a response, sign up for events, apply for jobs, and participate in user posting areas, such as bulletin boards, discussion forums, and surveys. The personally-identifiable information collected may include, without limitation, your access ID/password, company or school affiliations, and contact information (names, mailing and e-mail addresses, phone/ fax numbers). The Global Petroleum Forum does not log search information or IP addresses.

Such personally identifiable information may be provided directly by you or collected through technology to make our Site more relevant to you as well as for purposes connected with our business.

 

How may my Personal Info be used?

The Global Petroleum Forum uses your Personal Info to fulfill your requests for information, to process your requests to participate in events, and to review and consider any employment-related inquiries that you may submit. We may keep any of your Personal Info on file and use it to contact you for recruiting purposes. The Global Petroleum Forum may also use Personal Info in analyzing Site user behavior in order to measure interest in specific items posted on our Site. The e-mail addresses provided at registration allow The Global Petroleum Forum to send e-mail to individuals based on the areas of interest that they indicate during the registration process. If you do not wish to receive e-mailed advance notice of items posted on the Site, simply do not check off any of the subject boxes on the registration page. The Global Petroleum Forum uses Personal Info collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below. The Global Petroleum Forum may provide your Personal Info to any of its affiliates worldwide for such purposes.

 

Are cookies and IP addresses used?

The Site does not use cookies to identify you and your interests and to track usage of the Site. Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your computer that help us know which browser you are using and where you have been on the Site and on Web sites to which you may link in order to use some of our features. Cookies also let us know whether you have registered with us and otherwise enable us to relate your current usage of the Site to prior usage of this or other Sites of The Global Petroleum Forum or its affiliates. By accepting our cookie, you will be permitted access to certain pages of the Site without having to log in each time you visit. Site Analytics are maintained by Google Analytics on Google's servers.

 

Is personally-identifiable information disclosed to third parties?

The Global Petroleum Forum will not intentionally disclose (and will take commercially reasonable steps to prevent the accidental disclosure of) your Personal Info to third parties (i.e., persons or entities that are not affiliates of The Global Petroleum Forum), whether for such third parties' marketing purposes or otherwise, subject only to the following four exceptions:

1. The Global Petroleum Forum may disclose your Personal Info to third parties as required or permitted by the laws, rules, and regulations of any nation, state, or other applicable jurisdiction;

2. The Global Petroleum Forum may disclose your Personal Info to third parties who deliver information from us to you for the purpose of performing such delivery;

3. The Global Petroleum Forum may disclose your Personal Info if, in connection with submitting the information, you consent to such disclosure;

4. The Global Petroleum Forum may disclose contact information for you in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to The Global Petroleum Forum;

5. If The Global Petroleum Forum and/or any of its affiliates merges with or sells substantially all of its assets or a majority of its equity to a third party, information collected by The Global Petroleum Forum or such affiliates on their Web sites may be disclosed to and owned by the merged entity or third party. In the case of a merger or sale of Gladstone and/or any of its affiliates then contractual provisions will be enacted requiring the purchaser/assignee to treat your Personal Info in the same manner required by this Privacy Policy (including any amendments to this Privacy Policy).

 

Log Files
Like many other Web sites, www.globalpetroleumforum.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons
www.globalpetroleumforum.com does use cookies to store information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize Web page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

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Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include .......
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These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on www.globalpetroleumforum.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

www.globalpetroleumforum.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. www.globalpetroleumforum.com's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

Links to third-party sites

We may provide links to third-party Web sites as a service to our users. In addition, some of the content appearing to be on this Site is in fact supplied by third parties, for example, in instances of framing of third- party Web sites or incorporation through framesets of content supplied by third-party servers. We cannot control and are not responsible for the information collection and privacy practices of such third-party Web sites, which may differ from those of this Site. . Usage of such third-party sites means that your Personal Info will become permanently subject to the information use and sharing practices of the third party and the third party will not be restricted by this Privacy Policy with respect to use and further sharing of your Personal Info.

How can I access, change, and/or delete information?

You may access, correct, update, and/or delete any Personal Info that you submitted to the Site. You may also unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations on the Site. To do so, please either follow instructions on the page of the Site on which you have provided such information or subscribed or registered, or send us an e-mail at privacy@globalpetroleumclub.com

Security

The Global Petroleum Forum has implemented generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect Personal Info from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Only authorized The Global Petroleum Club personnel are provided access to Personal Info, and these employees are required to treat this information as confidential. Despite these precautions, The Global Petroleum Forum cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your Personal Info as no security measures are perfect or impenetrable

Transborder hosting and transfer of information

Personal Info collected on the Site may be transferred from time to time to The Global Petroleum Forum offices located throughout the world, including offices located outside the European Economic Area (EEA), and the Site may be viewed and hosted anywhere in the world, including countries (such as the United States) that may not have laws regulating the use and transfer of personally-identifiable data. By using the Site and submitting such information on it, you voluntarily consent to such transborder transfer and hosting of such information.

 

Children's on-line privacy protection

The Global Petroleum Forum understands the importance of protecting children's privacy, especially in an on-line environment. The Site is not intentionally designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger, and The Global Petroleum Forum will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

 

Consent and amendments to this Privacy Policy

By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use, and storage of your information by us in the manner described in this Privacy Policy and elsewhere on the Site. We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will alert you to any such changes by updating this Privacy Policy and prominently post notice of any changes on the Site. Contact our Privacy Department If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please e-mail us at privacy@globalpetroleumclub.com

 

The effective date of the privacy policy: This policy has been in effect since February 3, 2009.

 

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