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?
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;
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 userâ€™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
DoubleClick DART Cookie
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www.globalpetroleumforum.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.