Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which OnePetro collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each a "User" or "you") of the www.onepetro.org website ("Site").  This Privacy Policy applies to the Site and all the services offered by OnePetro on this Site.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site, subscribe to email alerts, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site.  Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address.  Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously.  We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us.  Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site-related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site.  Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users' means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site  uses "cookies" to enhance Users' experience.  A User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them.  Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert them when cookies are being sent, but this may result in some parts of the Site not functioning properly. 

How we use collected information

OnePetro may collect and use Users' personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve Users' experience
    We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site and so that we may improve our Site.
  • To send periodic emails
    If the User decides to opt-in to our email alerts or newsletters, they will receive emails that may include news, updates, related product or service information, etc.  If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users' personal identification information to others.  We will not allow unrelated third parties to use your personal information for marketing without your consent.

We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.

We may disclose and share personal information with the third parties listed below.  Because the internet is a global environment, you accept and agree that this will include the transfer of your personal information to other countries around the world, including countries outside of the European Economic Area which may not have the same data protection laws as the UK. We may share your personal information:

  1. with our partner organizations or any entity which acquires any part of our organization
  2. with our service providers (including, for example, suppliers who develop or host our sites)
  3. if required or permitted by law
  4. with other third parties with your consent.

Changes to this privacy policy

We may update this Privacy Policy at any time.  When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page.  We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.  You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Site.  Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this Site, or your dealings with this Site, please contact:

OnePetro

222 Palisades Creek Drive
Richardson, Texas 75081

Hours:  0730 to 1700 CST (GMT–5), Mon-Fri
Tel. +1.972.952.9393
Tel. +1.800.456.6863 (Toll-free in the US and Canada)
Fax: +1.972.952.9435
Email:  service@onepetro.org                                                                                                                          Updated - February 14, 2014