Privacy statement

Information about our Organization and website

BP respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. We provide this Privacy Statement to inform you of our Privacy Policy and practices, the choices you can make about the way your information is collected online and how that information is used. This website is governed in accordance with the laws of Canada. The courts of Canada shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of this website.

The bp.com/canada website is owned by:
BP Canada Energy Group
240- 4th Avenue SW
Calgary AB T2P 2H8
Canada

Phone: (403) 233-1313

Our website contains links to third party sites which are not subject to this privacy statement. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of any such sites that you visit as we can accept no liability or responsibility for these statements.

Data automatically collected

We log visitor's domain and IP address automatically to identify the computer that is being used to view this site. We do not link information automatically logged by such means with personal data about specific individuals.

Data you submit may be kept within Canada and the European Economic Area.

The recipients of your personal data

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.

Except as set out above, we will not pass your details to anyone else outside the BP Group without your permission. 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 you consent to such a transfer.

Grounds for processing

Pursuing its legitimate business interest, BP will collect and process your domain and IP address in order to see the country from which you are accessing the site so that we can better understand site usage and improve our service provided to you.

If BP processes any other types of your personal data, we will only do so to the extent actively consented to by you. Please note that you can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us.

Data retention

We may retain your personal information in so far as it may be necessary to defend or prosecute any legal claims.

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.

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer as a result of visiting a website. This allows the site to know that you have visited before and in some cases can be used to record your preferences.
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 http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

We use servers located within BP and hosted by third party service providers 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.

Access to your personal data

Please note that with regard to your personal data which BP collected and processes, you are entitled to:
Access and review a copy of your personal data.  

  • Have incomplete or inaccurate personal data which relate to you corrected. 
  • Ask for deletion of your personal data, where it is being processed unlawfully. 
  • Ask BP to stop processing your personal data to profile you or send marketing materials to you. 
  • Be provided with an electronic, re-usable copy of your personal data where BP’s processing is based on your consent, or where the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract between BP and you.

Your exercise of these rights may be subject to certain exemptions.

As a Canadian citizen you have a right to lodge a complaint with your national data protection supervisory authority. However, you should first think about using BP’s complaint resolution mechanism under its Binding Corporate Rules.

Security

We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control that complies fully with data privacy & protection legislation appropriate to the jurisdiction applicable to the site. The security measures are designed to prevent unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification & unlawful destruction or accidental loss. At present we do not give visitors to our web site the option of using a secure transmission method to send us their personal data.

Privacy compliance

We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. This policy is updated annually. The policy was last updated on 6 October 2017.