PRIVACY POLICY

General Statement of Privacy

Oil & Gas Workforce and API are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting any personally identifiable information that you provide to us. Except as indicated below, API will not share any personally identifiable information that you provide without your consent.

Collection of Non-Personally Identifiable Information

Our web servers automatically capture certain information that is not personally identifiable information including, but limited to, your IP address, the domain name of the web page from which you entered our site, the pages that you visit on our site, the click-through rates, and the amount of time that you spend here. However, this information does not identify the individual user. We may use and analyze this data for trends and to improve our site. Any non-personally identifiable information that we give to third parties will be provided in aggregate form only.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information

To the extent that you engage in activities on this website, such as requesting information from API, you may be required to submit personal information to API. This information will include data such as your name and contact information that is needed to respond to your inquiries. If you choose not to provide the information that is requested by API, you may continue to visit the site but you may be unable to access certain offers, services or secure pages. API will not provide any personally identifiable information to any third parties without your consent (with the exception of service providers and vendors that help us administer this site and respond to inquiries).  API reserves the right to provide personally identifiable information to third parties if API reasonably believes that this release of information is necessary: 1) to comply with legal requirements or legal process; 2) to protect and defend the rights or property of API; or 3) to protect the other users of the site or the public.

Content You Provide

To the extent that the website provides any bulletin boards or other open forums, you understand and agree that API is not responsible for any information that you provide on these platforms and recognize that others may collect and use any information that you provide.

Privacy with Respect to Minors

API does not knowingly collect or use information from children under the age of 13 without the consent of a parent or guardian, except as permitted by law.

Cookies and “Do Not Track” Signals

When you visit our website, we may place a cookie on your computer that will allow us to track your visit to our site and help us to improve the site. Cookies are files that websites send to your computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify your browser or to store information or settings on your device.

Our website is not designed to respond to “do not track” signals from browsers. Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies and how to restrict or disable certain cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our websites.

Other Websites and Links

The Oil & Gas Workforce website contains links to other websites. If you choose to use any of these links, you will be leaving the Oil & Gas Workforce website and going to a website that is not controlled by us. Protection of your privacy at these linked sites will be governed by the privacy policy at that site. You should take the time to read the privacy policies at these sites. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites or the use of any information that you provide.

Security

Information that you send to this site will not be encrypted unless we advise you otherwise.  Although our site has industry standard security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information that is under our control, API cannot guarantee complete security.

Email

It is your right to stop receiving email any time you choose and to only receive relevant and wanted email communications. You can unsubscribe from our email list at any time and for any reason by sending an email to ogw@api.org with your opt-out request.  If you believe that someone has supplied your email address to API without your permission, please send an email to ogw@api.org with such details.

International Users

The information you submit to us or that we obtain as a result of your use of our website may be collected in your country and subsequently transferred to the United States. U.S. law may offer different levels of protection for information than may be available in your country. By using the Services, you consent to the collection, international transfer, storage, and processing of your information.

Changes to Policy

This policy may change over time. Your continued use of the site after these changes are posted constitutes your agreement to the changes with regard to information collected.

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