Privacy Policy

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Privacy Policy 2016-11-20T10:50:54+00:00

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 the Data Controller is Rockhopper Exploration.
Rockhopper Exploration is a registered Data Controller under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998, details of Rockhopper Exploration’s notification to the regulator for data protection, may be found in the Information Commissioner’s Office Public Register of Data Controllers at www.ico.org.uk under registration number ZA149550.

Rockhopper, the Rockhopper Group (please see section 4 for details of our Group) and it’s partners are jointly referred to in this Policy as “we”, “us” or “our”.

We at Rockhopper Exploration respect the privacy of our visitors and are committed to preserving your online safety by preserving your privacy at anytime you visit or communicate with our site.

The purpose of this policy is to set out the purposes for which, and the manner in which, we may collect and use personal information that we may obtain about you. By either registering as a user of any services provided by us on this Site and/or by using this Site generally you consent and agree to this use by us. For the purposes of this policy, you as contracting party and possible (other) user/end-user are jointly referred to in this policy as “you” or “your”.

We ask that you read this policy carefully as it contains important information about what to expect when we collect personal information about you and how we will use your personal data.

Your use of the Site is also governed by Rockhopper’s online Terms and Conditions. Please ensure you have read and understood the Terms and Conditions in addition to this Policy. Our

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy offer you a thorough explanation regarding your personal data provided to us or any data we may collect from you. This Privacy Policy is updated from time to time; therefore, it should be reviewed regularly.

1. Collected Information

Data can be collected and processed during the operations of our website. When you register and/or use this website:

  • You may be asked to provide certain information such as your contact details and bank account details. We will store this data and hold it on computers or otherwise.
  • In addition we may gather other information about your use of the website, including by the use of cookies (see our Cookie Use Policy).

The following are ways we may perform these actions:

1.1 Data regarding your visit(s) to our website and any resources used are collected.  The following is included and not limited to: the internet protocol (IP), location data, weblogs, traffic data, full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), page response times, lengths of visits to certain pages, page interaction (such as scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs) and any other communication information.

1.2 Any forms you filled out on our site allows us to collect data such as registering for information. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number.

1.3 If for any reason you communicate with our personnel or site we may collect information.

2. Our Use of Your Information

2.1 Information stored or collected regarding you helps us improve the operation of our website and allows you to subscribe to news alerts about Rockhopper and its activities.

2.2 You can opt- out of receiving communications relating to the Rockhopper Group at any time. For details on how to ask to be removed from our mailing list(s), please refer to Section 7 of this Policy.

2.3 We may share your details with third parties for the purposes of such things as website administration ,however we will only share your contact details with third parties where we have your consent to do so. We will not share your details for the purposes of third party marketing, unless we have your express consent to do so.

2.4 We may store and process your information on our own information technology systems or on systems owned by third parties that may store and process our information on our behalf.

2.5 None of the information collected about you will offer identifiable characteristics.  Information shared to a third party is statistical only.  We will not reveal who you are, only mathematical information about our visitors.

3. Personal Data Storage and Security

3.1 Locations outside the European Economic Area may be used for transferring data we collect about you. These data sites are for storing or processing of your information.  The information we share outside the European Economic Area may be shared with staff based on the process and storage of said data.  It may include such processes as processing a payment or offering support for your service or product needs.  The staff processing or storing information may work for our suppliers outside the European Economic Area.  By submitting your data to use you have agreed to this transfer and storage of data.  We take all reasonable action to ensure the safety of your personal data in agreement with this Privacy Policy.

3.2 Information we are provided with will be stored on secure servers.

3.3 You should understand data via online transmission is not completely secure.  We cannot guarantee full protection and security data, only that we take all reasonable action to protect information sent to us electronically. Transmission of any data by you is at your own risk.  You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing online over the internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or willful default. Where applicable you may be given access to sections of our site that require a password. You are responsible for the passwords safety and confidentiality.

4. Information Disclosure

4.1 At times we may disclose personal information to persons in our Group. This can include subsidiaries, ultimate holding companies and its subsidiaries. A list of Rockhopper Group companies and partners can be obtained by contacting us via the contact form.

4.2 Third Party disclosure of your personal data (which may include sensitive personal data, if you have provided this to us) may occur for the following reasons:

4.2.1 Selling or transferring any rights either in whole or in part of our business to a third party.

4.2.2 At any time when we are legally required to we may disclose information about you and your visits to our sites.

4.2.3 To prevent fraud and help in fraud protection in order to reduce credit risk, we may disclose information.

4.2.4 We may share your information with analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site, please refer to our Cookie Use Policy for more information on this.

5. Third Party Links

During the use of our website you may come across links to third party websites.  These third party links have their own privacy policy, which you agree to when you click on the link.  We are not responsible nor do we accept responsibility for third party links.  Our liability covers us only on our site, and thus we do not accept liability for third party links as we have no control over them.

6. Cookies

There are instances where we may use cookies to gather information regarding our services to improve our website. For details as to how we make use of cookies and gather information relating to you, please see our Cookie Use Policy.

7. Your Rights

7.1 How can I get my name removed from the Rockhopper mailing list(s)?

7.1.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes.

7.1.2 If you want to be removed from our mailing list(s), please log in to the Sign up for email announcements page and click “Unsubscribe”.

7.1.3 Where we share your details with third parties for the purposes of third party marketing we will provide an “opt-out” check box within your Sign up for email announcements Log in webpage for you to exercise your right to prevent such processing. If this option is not available within your Log In page please contact us via the contact form.

7.2 How do I change any details stored on the website? If for any reason you are unsure about the personal and account information we are holding in your name, please log in to the Sign up for email announcements web page and amend your details.

8. General

8.1 You have the right to know what personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998) that we keep about you, upon receipt of a written request to the address below and payment of a fee of £10. You also have the right to have any information we hold about you corrected if it is incorrect – if you are concerned that any of the information we hold on you may be incorrect, and you are unable to change it yourself as described below, please contact us at the address set out below.

8.2 Please be aware that our website may link to other websites which may be accessed through our Site. We are not responsible for the data policies or procedures or the content of these linked websites and you should contact them directly if you wish to know what information they may hold about you.

9. Contacting Us

Please feel free to contact us with queries, requests, or comments you may have about our Privacy Policy.  We welcome any communication via the contact form.