August 9, 2018
Rystad Energy AS, registered in Norway with the registration number 887448892 is an independent energy research and business intelligence company providing data, tools, analytics and consultancy services to clients exposed to the energy industry across the globe.
Rystad Energy together with its subsidiaries respects your personal data and intends to protect all the data you share with us during the course of communication and normal business processes.
We take the private nature of your personal information seriously and are committed to protecting it. We work with work flows and procedures that aim to ensure that your information is handled responsibly and in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws. We aim for trust and respect and aim to act that way.
1. How we collect your personal data
We may collect personal data that you choose to provide to us through our Rystad Energy Sites, electronically or physically (e.g., business cards). This includes your first and last name, company and physical company address, email address, job title, department and telephone number. The collection of this data could be at times more extended or limited depending on the need we see to collect information responsibly. We collect personal data from, but not limited to the following:
Account and Personal Information
Content you provide through our products
Content you provide through our websites
Content you provide through our support channels
When you visit our Sites, we also may collect certain information by automated means using technologies such as cookies, non-cookie-based tokens, web server logs, tracking pixels, and web beacons. Cookies are files that websites send to your computer or other Internet-connected device to identify your browser uniquely or to store information or settings in your browser. Your browser may tell you when you receive certain types of cookies and how to restrict or disable certain cookies. Without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our Sites. Non-cookie-based tokens are encoded URL-based identifiers that track e-mail click-thru activity or time-sensitive password reset keys and will work in scenarios where cookies are disabled or a session has not been initiated.
2. What type of information we collect that you provide to us
Personal data that you provide directly to us will depend on the context in which you provide the data. This is for example:
3. How we use your information that you provide to us
We may use personal data that you provide to us to provide you with the optimal access to our products and services, respond to and contact you on your requests, conduct surveys and questionnaires, provide news and updates about Rystad Energy, our products and future events, consider your employment application, and contact you for other reasons related to offering our products and services.
Personal data you provide on our Sites will also help us to:
We use the personal data for the purposes described above because we have a legitimate interest in operating and improving our business and your product and service experience, which is not overridden by your interests, rights and freedoms to protect personal data about you.
Information That We Collect Automatically
We use personal data that we collect automatically through cookies, non-cookie-based tokens, web beacons, and other automated means, with the purpose of, but not limited to:
We use clickstream data to determine how much time visitors spend on web pages of the Site, how visitors navigate through the Site, and how we may tailor the Site to meet the needs of our visitors. We use the personal data for the purposes described above because we have a legitimate interest in operating and improving our Site that is not overridden by your interests, rights and freedoms to protect personal data about you.
4. Information we share
We do not sell or otherwise disclose personal data that you provide to us or that we collect on our Sites. We may share personal data with service providers that perform services on our behalf such as hosting providers, payment service providers, analytics providers, hosting providers and associated advisers. All service providers have entered into legally binding agreements requiring them to use or disclose and store personal data only as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with applicable legal requirements.
In addition, we may disclose personal data about you (a) if we are required or permitted to do so by law or legal process, (b) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, (c) in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or other illegal activity, and (c) in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganization, dissolution, or liquidation).
5. Data transfers
We may transfer/share the personal data that we collect about you to recipients in countries other than the country, as outlined above, in which the personal data originally was collected. We will protect that personal data as described in this policy.
If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), we will comply with applicable legal requirements providing adequate protection for the transfer of personal data to recipients in countries outside of the EEA and Switzerland. In all such cases, we will only transfer your personal data if:
6. How long we store the data
The time period for which we keep personal data depends on the purpose for which we collect it. In all cases we keep it for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collected it. We will then anonymize personal data, unless we are legally required to retain it personalized or if we need to retain it personalized in order to comply with our legal obligations (for example, for tax and accounting purposes). We typically retain personal data as follows:
7. Your Rights and Choices
If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or Switzerland, you may have the following rights in relation to personal data that we hold about you:
8. How to contact us
If you have any questions or comments about this document or how we collect, use, or disclose personal data, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, you may contact us at email@example.com
What are cookies?
Cookies are files that websites send to your computer or
other Internet-connected device
to identify your browser uniquely or to store information or settings in your browser.
Cookies are classified into permanent and temporary cookies. The permanent cookies will be saved on the computer or other device until it has been deleted by user, while temporary cookies will be deleted after the web session is completed and the browser is closed. All the cookies set by Rystad Energy on the website are classified as first-party cookies, while the cookies applied by the authorized third parties are named as third-party cookies.
Cookies are also used to solve and administer technical problems, provide and enhance the websites’ security as well as analyze visitors to the websites. Rystad Energy applies clickstream data analysis to understand the duration of our visitors’ session to our websites as well as the navigation path through our websites. This analysis help us enhance our visitors’ experience.
Types of cookies Rystad Energy uses and their purpose.
On our websites we use the following types of cookies:
This type of cookies are essential for our websites’ functionality. We use technologies that allow your access to our websites as well as help guard the sites from fraudulent activity and identify intermittent behavior on the website. These cookies are used for a continuous improvement of the sites’ security.
This type of cookies are designed to build the understanding of the performance of the websites, including user browsing manner, user browsing path, links clicked and the items viewed, which ultimately help us to improve our website content and tools.
By using these cookies as well as other technologies, we collect additional information such as identification of your personality when signing into our sites, keeping records of the user-selected options and preferences, items viewed and the links clicked. This information is further utilized to enhance a user experience and enhance the functionality of Rystad Energy websites.