Privacy statement

We welcome your interest in this BP Ventures website. The company responsible for it is:

BP Technology Ventures Limited.
Registered office: Chertsey Road, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex, TW16 7BP
Registered in England and Wales under Company number 1553681

We take your privacy seriously and want you to understand our practices with respect to the handling of your personal data. This privacy statement explains how we do this.

When we collect your personal data

If during your visit to this website you choose to contact us by using the “contact” tab, you should provide us with the minimum personal information required for us to handle and respond to your query. To the extent that you choose to contact us, we will be relying on your active consent in order to provide the information you request. We will not use your personal information for any other purpose than to handle your query.

Site traffic information and cookies

On your first visit to this site you were asked (by a notification banner) to accept our use of cookies and similar technologies and we'd like to explain how we use these technologies.

To learn about what cookies and similar technologies are, we recommend that you visit the following third-party website: www.allaboutcookies.org

Like many websites, we use cookies for a variety of purposes. These technologies collect information about your device hardware and interactions with our site.

This information helps us to

  • continuously improve our site's content and functionality by analyzing where, on which types of devices and how our site is used, how many visitors we receive, and where they click through to the site from;
  • remember you in case you re-visit our site, so we will know if you have already been served with cookie banners, surveys, or (where site content is undergoing testing) which version of the content you were served;

To delete or stop cookies being placed on your computer, please check the help menu of your internet browser. Blocking cookies will reduce the functionality of this website.

Who do we share your personal data with and where does it go?

Any transfer of personal data to this site will be secured by encryption. We may store or transfer your personal data to our other BP companies around the world. We do this under our group-wide Binding Corporate Rules, which guarantee an adequate level of data protection wherever your data is physically kept.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal data 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. If there is a takeover, sale or purchase of our business, we may disclose your personal data to the new (or prospective) owner of the business.

How long do we keep your information?

We will only hold your information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, before making it non-identifiable or deleting it.

Your rights, complaints and how to contact us

You have the right to access your personal data and ask for it to be rectified or deleted at any later time. Please email us at bpventures@bp.com to get in contact for privacy related queries.

If you are in the EU, you also have the right to raise a privacy concern with the Data Protection Authority established in the relevant EU country. However, please consider using BP’s EU-approved complaint resolution mechanism under our BCRs using the contact address set out above.

Third-party websites we link to

Our website may contain links to third-party sites. This privacy statement does not apply to those third-party sites. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of any other sites that you visit as we cannot accept responsibility for the privacy practices of these sites which may be different to ours.

Changes to the privacy statement

We may update this privacy statement from time to time and recommend that you revisit it on occasion to see the latest version.

This statement was last updated in March 2018.