Collection of Personal Information and Non-Personal Information
Petroleum Trends International Inc. (PTI) is committed to protecting your privacy.
We may use your personal information to contact you to advertise and promote PTI products, services and events. In addition, such information may also be used to respond to correspondence from you. We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. You may, however, be asked to provide certain personal information to PTI when you elect to use certain products or services available on the websites or in the JobbersWorld newsletter. These may include participating in survey, entering a sweepstakes or contest, signing up for special offers, sending us an email, purchasing products, etc.
Petroleum Trends International may disclose your personal information, without notice to respond to subpoenas, court orders or other legal processes. In addition, such information may also be disclosed to protect and defend the rights or property of PTI, or act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of PTI’s websites, or the public.
Data We Collect
While using the Petroleum Trends International websites, we may ask you to provide certain personal data that can be used for the purpose of identifying and/or contacting you, and to add you to the PTI or JobbersWorld Newsletter if you elect to receive it. Such data may include, but is not limited to:
- Full Name
- Job Title
- Address, State, Province, Zip/Postal Code, City, Country
- Phone Number, Fax Number
- Email Address
- Event attendance
- Pictures submitted
As with all websites, PTI automatically collects information that your browser sends whenever you visit a PTI website. Such information does not identify you to us unless you have given us your name, contact information, or other personal information. It may, however, include such information as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, operating system, domain names, and record of the pages of our website that you visit, time and date of your visit, time spent on those pages, and other statistics. This data may be used to deliver customized content and advertising to visitors to PTI websites and subscribers to the JobbersWorld Newsletter and/or blog.
Information We Share with Third Parties
We employ third parties to provide website and application development, hosting, maintenance, backup, storage, virtual infrastructure, and to collect or process personal information on our behalf for various reasons, such as conducting market surveys, facilitating credit card processing, or sending emails. When our third-party agents or service providers collect or receive personal information, we require that they use the data only on our behalf and for purposes consistent with this policy. We do not share any of this personal information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
The PTI websites and JobbersWorld Newsletter contain links to other sites. Such links are from advertisers, and others relate to news stories. These other websites may send their own cookies to you, independently collect data or solicit personal information and may or may not have their own published privacy policies. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of any other sites they visit.
In addition to sending the JobbersWorld Newsletter to subscribers via email, Petroleum Trends International may, from time-to-time, contact you by email for the purpose of providing promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, and other announcements and communications. In addition, PTI may request information by surveys or contests were participation is voluntary and you are given a choice to not participate and therefore not disclose personal information. We may use and aggregate survey data to analyze trends and statistics and do not disclose aggregate information in a manner that would identify you personally.
If you would like to stop receiving the JobbersWorld Newsletter, you may opt out of such email communications by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link in the footer of the newsletter.
Changes to this Statement
Under certain circumstances visitors to the PTI websites and subscribers to the JobbersWorld Newsletter, have the right to access and receive a copy of the Personal Data we hold about you, update and or/correct such information, data portability, and to request that personal data about you is deleted. If you would like to exercise any of the above rights, please contact Petroleum Trends International (see below for contact information) so that we may assess your request and determine, under applicable law, whether we are in position to comply with your request.
Data Transfer and Storage
The PTI websites and JobbersWorld Newsletter are operated and published in the United States. By using the PTI websites and/or subscribing to the JobbersWorld Newsletter, and providing us with information, you consent to processing and storage of your information in the United States. It is important to note that the privacy laws in the United States may not be as comprehensive as those in other countries such as the European Union.
Petroleum Trends International will use reasonable administrative, logical, physical and managerial measures to safeguard your personal information against theft, loss, unauthorized access, use and modification. Unfortunately, no measures can be guaranteed to provide 100% security. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the security of your information.
The Petroleum Trends International websites and JobbersWorld Newsletter are not directed to children under 16. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that their child has provided Petroleum Trends International with Personal Data or that we have otherwise inadvertently collected this information, contact us as shown below.