Privacy statement

Information about our organization and website

BP p.l.c. is responsible for this website, which is governed by the laws of England and Wales. The courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of it. BP p.l.c. is registered in the UK: 102498. 1 St James’s Square, London SW1Y 4PD. BP p.l.c. is registered with The Information Commissioner in the United Kingdom and the notification/registration number is Z8357852.

BP Group companies may carry out due diligence checks on potential and existing counterparties. These checks may involve BP collecting personal information via publicly available databases and other on/off-line sources. For information on how BP does this in accordance with applicable data privacy laws please contact

Collection, use and retention of personal information

This privacy statement, together with any other documents, policies, notices or other statements referred to herein sets out the basis on which we process personal information about you. Personal data is information that can identify a specific individual such as name, physical and/or email address and telephone number. If during your visit to this website you order products or services, enter a competition or promotion or otherwise submit information to us e.g., by filling in forms or responding to surveys, you are choosing to provide us with your personal information. You agree that it will be used to provide the information, products or services you request (including information on additional products and/or services which BP reasonably thinks may be of interest to you), and to help us understand how visitors use this website, in order that we can improve the visitor experience on this site.

Where you have subscribed to receive our newsletter(s), we are able to ensure you receive further related and informative communications by following your interactions with that communication, such as whether you receive, open or click on a link within an email communication. We offer you the option to unsubscribe in all our further communications.

For more information see the “Direct marketing” section below. Further, you may choose to provide personal information via our website to a third party - for more information on whose privacy statement applies see the “Hyperlinks and embedded functionality” section below.

Personal information is held by us from the date of collection for the purposes of providing you with the requested products or services, after which time it may be deleted or aggregated so that it no longer directly identifies you.

Keeping personal information accurate and access

We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is kept accurate and up to date. However, we can only make changes to your personal information if you notify us. It is your responsibility to let us know if there are inaccuracies or changes to your personal information. Please notify us at if there are any changes to or inaccuracies in your personal information, providing us with sufficient information to enable us to identify you, so that any changes can be made.

In accordance with our internal policies you may ask us to provide you with access to any personal data we process about you. If you want access to your personal information contact We may be able to charge you for providing such access.


Transmission of information via the internet is not always secure. We cannot guarantee the security of your data while being transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. However, once we have received your information, we take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification or unlawful destruction or accidental loss of personal information once it is under our control. 

Disclosures and transfers of personal information

Subject to the “Hyperlinks and embedded functionality” section below, BP does not sell or otherwise release your personal information to third parties to allow them to direct market their products and services to you. In order to provide our products and services we may, however, need to share your personal information with other companies within the BP Group, and/or third-party service providers that process data on our behalf. If you submit personal information to BP, you agree to such disclosure.  

Since BP operates globally, BP may want to transfer your personal information to other countries, including countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). However, while in our control, we always seek to ensure that your personal information receives the same level of protection as it would had it stayed within the EEA, including seeking to ensure that it is kept secure and used only in accordance with our instructions and for the agreed purpose(s).

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law, or when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, request from a regulator or any other legal process served on BP. In the event that BP is subject to a takeover, divestment or acquisition we may disclose your personal information to the new owner of the business.

Direct marketing

You agree that BP may send you marketing communications in line with your previously expressed marketing preferences. If you no longer wish to receive such, please contact us at to modify your preferences, or follow the opt-out instructions contained in each marketing communication.

Site traffic information and cookies

When you visit this site, we automatically place cookies onto your computer. This logs data about your visit to this website based on your IP address.

We use this information to provide you with a better user experience on this website and to provide you with adverts that are more relevant to you and your interests  on this or other websites you may visit after you been on this website.

You can delete or stop cookies being placed on your computer. To do this, refer to the help menu on your internet browser. In a few cases, blocking cookies may reduce the functionality or prevent access depending on your chosen browser options.

By visiting this website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies for these purposes.

For further information about cookies, visit

We use servers located within BP and hosted by third party service providers (which may be located outside the EEA) to collect site traffic information.

On this website we use:

Session cookies

These cookies are used to enhance the performance of the website by collecting information about how you interact with our content (e.g. statistics on the number of visitors to the website, and its pages). 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.

These cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

Third party cookies

These cookies collect information on your interactions with our site and a third party site.  We can then provide you with marketing information on our or the third party site.  These cookies remember that you have visited a website and share this information with third parties such as advertisers and platforms on which we advertise. This allows us to provide you with adverts that are more relevant to you and your interests, either on our website or a third party website.

Although these cookies can track your visits to other websites, they don't usually know who you are.

These cookies remain on your computer when you close your browser.

Questions about your personal information

If you have any questions relating to this privacy statement or the personal information we hold about you please contact us at or by post at the following address: team, 1 St James's Square, London SW1Y 4PD.

Freedom of information enquiries

If you represent a public authority governed by the Freedom of Information Act and you wish to consult with a BP stakeholder about a potential disclosure of BP information pursuant to a request you have received please email giving your name, the name of the public authority you represent, your contact details, the nature of the request and the deadline for disclosure and a responsible BP person will contact you.


BP does not knowingly collect information from children.

Changes to this privacy statement

We review this privacy statement regularly and may modify it from time to time. We will place any updates on this webpage. By continuing to use this website after such changes have been made, you acknowledge and agree you have read, understood and accept the changes. This privacy statement was last updated on 28 November 2016.

Hyperlinks and embedded functionality

Our website may contain links to content or other functionality provided by third parties which are outside our control and are not covered by our privacy statement, including the embedded search box facility. The search box on this website (“Search Box”) is powered by Google Inc (“Google”). You acknowledge and agree that Google’s privacy policy (located at shall apply to your use of the Search Box and by using the Search Box you consent to Google using your personal data in accordance with its privacy policy. Similarly, if you access other websites using links or use other embedded functionality provided by third parties, the operators of those websites may collect information from or about you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy statement, which may differ from ours. We encourage you to read those providers’ privacy statements on their websites. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

BP data privacy rules

In addition to the commitments set out in this privacy statement, BP has created a set of data privacy rules, which apply to the processing of all personal information by BP. These privacy rules can be found here.

For any queries regarding this document please contact

Changes to the privacy statement

We review this privacy statement regularly and may modify it from time to time. We will place any updates on this webpage. By continuing to use this website after such changes have been made, you acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood and accept the changes. This privacy statement was last updated on 28 November 2016.