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Thank you for visiting https://www.bp.com/en_hu/hungary, a website controlled by BP BSC Kft, a company registered in Hungary with company number Cg.: 01-09-913661 whose registered office is at 1133 Budapest, Árbóc utca 1-3., Hungary.



We provide this privacy statement to inform you about how your personal information is used and protected.


Collection of personal information

If during your visit to this website you submit information to us e.g. by filling in forms or subscribing to services you are choosing to provide us with your personal information. In particular we collect the following personal information:


  • cookie information as set out in the Cookie and Site Traffic Information section below;
  • ‘contact us’ information including the content of your query and your contact details;
  • your newsletter or webcast preferences.

Cookies and site traffic information

  • Where your selected browser permits we and third parties who we work with may place cookies (or similar technology) on your computer when you use our website. These cookies automatically log the data described below based on your IP address. This site uses persistent cookies which subsist for a set period of time after you close your browser or until you clear your cookie cache. To delete or stop cookies being placed on your computer refer to the help menu on your internet browser. In a few cases, blocking cookies may reduce the functionality of the site. For further information about cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.


This website uses the following cookies:


Functional cookies:  these are cookies used for basic site functionality and are therefore always enabled. An example is our cookie banner, when you click to close the banner a cookie is dropped instructing your browser not to re-display the banner on subsequent visits to the site.


Performance cookies: We use Google Analytics, a web analytics tool provided by Google, to collect information about how visitors use our site including the number of visitors to the site, the site pages with the most traffic, and the sources where visitors click through from. We use this information to help improve the site for instance by, prioritizing updates to the most read content or functionality.


Unless otherwise specified the above cookies remain when you close your browser.


Purpose for collecting personal information

We will use this information to respond to your queries, to provide you with your selected communications, and to help us understand how visitors use this website in order to improve our visitor’s experience on this site. This includes reviewing (i) whether you: receive, open, or click on links within our email communications and, (ii) how users interact with our site, based on information gathered through our cookies.


Information that we require before we are able to provide you with your requested services is marked with an asterisk. We sometimes ask for additional personal information that we think will help us to give you a better quality service. It is up to you whether you decide to complete those fields.


Communication on job opportunities

We may send you communications about job opportunities in line with your previously expressed preferences. If you no longer wish to receive these communications please contact us following the directions set out in the section on Legal Grounds for Collection below.


This will not affect your subscription to any existing newsletters or webcasts which you can opt-out of separately in the same manner as above.


Legal grounds for collection

 We have a legitimate interest in processing information collected by this site in order to:

  • provide you with high quality service when you contact us with your queries;
  • improve your user experience on the site;
  • provide you with information about job opportunities at BP in line with your previously expressed preferences

We rely on your active consent in order to send you newsletters and/or webcasts that you have subscribed for.


  • You can unsubscribe from our communications at any time by contacting us at hungary@bp.com or by following the opt-out instructions contained in each communication.


Who receives your personal information

We are part of the BP Group and may, in certain circumstances, share your information with other members of the Group internally in order to provide you with the best service. We do this under a comprehensive, flexible, and global compliance framework which implements appropriate measures and safeguards (including EU standard contractual clauses) to ensure an adequate level of protection whenever information is shared between BP Group members.


In addition we employ the services of a third-party service provider to host our webcasts and offer technical support. This third-party provider must act in accordance with our written instructions when processing your personal information and must comply with the contractual protections we have put in place.


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 we are subject to a takeover, divestment or acquisition we may disclose your personal information to the new (or prospective) owner of the business.


International transfer of personal information

Since we operate globally, we may transfer your information to other countries (which may be located outside the EEA). Where we
transfer personal information to other members of the BP Group our comprehensive, flexible, and global compliance framework which implements appropriate measures and safeguards (including EU standard contractual clauses) to ensure an adequate level of protection irrespective of where our BP entities or staff are based.


How long do we keep your information?

We will only hold your information for the time required to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected.


In particular we will:

  • delete any ‘contact us’ communications once we have finally disposed of your query;
  • delete* your name from the relevant distribution list when you unsubscribe from that service;
  • delete the cookies we have dropped on your device in accordance with our cookie policy.

*Please note that when you click on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our newsletters and webcasts you will be given the option to (i) unsubscribe from individual services in which case your contact details will be held on a suppression list. Alternatively you can unsubscribe from all of our communications, in which case your information will be irreversibly anonymised.


We reserve the right to continue to use an aggregated form of your information (where you can no longer be identified) for statistical purposes.


Your rights

Please note that in certain circumstances you are entitled to:

  • access and review a copy of the personal data that BP holds about you;
  • have incomplete or inaccurate personal information which relates to you corrected;
  • ask for deletion of your personal information if it is being processed unlawfully;
  • object to or restrict our continued processing of your information (i.e. ask us to stop sending you direct marketing materials);

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


If you wish to contact us, in relation to the above rights or have any queries relating to this privacy statement please contact us at hungary@bp.com  providing us, where relevant, with sufficient information to enable us to respond fully to your request.


If you would like to raise a complaint through our EU-approved complaint resolution mechanism please contact us using the contact details above. Please note that from 25 May 2018 EU citizens have a right to lodge a complaint with their national data protection supervisory authority whose details can be found here.


Hyperlinks and embedded functionality

Our website may contain links to third-party sites, which are not subject to this privacy statement. 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.


The search box on this website is powered by Google Inc a company located in the USA and protected by Google’s Privacy Shield Certification. You acknowledge and agree that Google’s privacy policy (located at http://www.google.com/privacy.html) shall apply to your use of the search box and by using the search box you consent to Google using your personal information in accordance with its privacy policy.


Changes to the privacy statement

We review this privacy statement annually and may modify it from time to time. We will place any updates on this webpage. This privacy statement was last updated on 16 January 2019.