Data automatically collectedWe log visitor's domain and IP address automatically; this information does not identify you as an individual, but only the computer that is being used to view the site. This data is used to see where the site is being used in the world to ensure coverage, and for click stream analysis to help better understand site usage, so that we can improve our service to you. We do not link information automatically logged by such means with personal data about specific individuals.
Site traffic information and cookiesServers located within BP and hosted by third party service providers (which may be located outside the EEA) automatically log data about your visit to this website based on your IP address. BP uses this information to see where the website is being used in the world to ensure seamless coverage.
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- enhance the performance of the website by collecting information about how visitors use it (e.g., to maintain a consistent looks and feel for the visitor);
- increase the website’s functionality and make it more personal to you by allowing us to remember your previous choices (e.g., your location and preferred font type and size) and to provide any enhanced features detailed in the cookie-specific user notice.
The information these cookies collect is not used to identify who you are, send you targeted advertising or remember where you’ve been on the internet. You agree that your attention was specifically drawn to this section of our privacy statement and that you consent to our use of these cookies for these purposes.
Data collection and useWhen you request information through this site, we may need to know some personal information about you. When emailing us, or subscribing for free news or information we need your e-mail address, name and other limited personal identifiers, typically name and contact number. If you chose to purchase information, goods, products or services, we will usually require some additional limited financial details. Where you request employment related services or products we will usually need limited data about personal identifiers, education, employment, family and financial details. Your personal data will be processed to provide information, goods, products and services you request in the form that you require.
Except as set out above, we will not pass your details to anyone else outside the BP or Castrol Groups without your permission. Since Castrol operates globally, the information you submit may be transferred outside of the United States. This and all other transmissions will remain secure and under our control. By clicking the ‘I accept’ button where you offer your information in return for information, goods, products and services, you consent to such a transfer.
If we look to use your personal data for a new purpose, beyond what it was originally provided for, we will ask for your consent. You can choose to provide this consent in advance by indicating in the ‘opt-in’ box at the point that personal data is collected.