WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION IS COLLECTED THROUGH THE SITE?
Bruin collects and maintains different types of personal information in connection with the Site including:
- contact and identification information, such as name, address, telephone number and e- mail address;
- business relationship information, including information related to agreements, feedback and information requested or provided by or from you;
- information related to our media, investor and public relations activities;
- information related to leases of mineral or surface rights; and
- information related to exploration, development and production activities, permits and licenses, emergency planning and environmental stewardship.
HOW IS PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED THROUGH THE SITE?
In general, you can visit the Site without telling us who you are or providing us with any personal information.
There are portions of the Site where we may ask to collect personal information from you for a specific purpose, such as to provide you with information requested by you or carry out a transaction requested by you. You are not required to provide this personal information to us. However, if you choose not to, we may not be able to complete your requested transaction or provide you with the requested information.
Additionally, information related to your interactions with the Site may be collected and stored by us in small data files—commonly referred to as cookies—that are placed onto your device by our web servers. We may use temporary session cookies, which are terminated when you close your browser session, to store certain personal information you provide for purposes of administering that session and facilitating transactions requested by you during that session. We also may use persistent cookies, which remain saved on your device after your browser session is closed, to store non-personal information related to your interactions with the Site. Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your computer. Each browser is different, but generally users can remove cookies by following directions provided in the browser’s “help” file. Please note that, if you reject cookies or disable cookies in your browser, some features of the Site may not work.
HOW DOES BRUIN USE PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Bruin collects personal information to enable us to manage and develop our business and operations, including:
- to establish, maintain and manage relations with you so that we may provide you with, or receive from you, the information, products and services that have been requested;
- to improve our Site;
- to improve our security measures;
- to enable us to undertake our environmental, health and safety activities, including incident planning, response and investigation;
- any other reasonable purpose to which you consent.
We may use your personal information without your knowledge or consent where we are permitted or required by applicable law or regulatory requirements to do so.
HOW DOES BRUIN DISCLOSE PERSONAL INFORMATION?
We share your personal information with our employees, contractors, consultants and other parties who require such information to assist us with establishing, maintaining and managing our business relationship with you, including: third parties that provide services to us or on our behalf; third parties that collaborate with Bruin in the provision of services to you; and, third parties whose services we use to conduct our business.
Where we have obtained or granted an interest (such as through a partnership, joint venture or other commercial structure) in one or a series of wells, pipelines or other operations Bruin may exchange personal information with third parties such as other resource companies, land agents, land brokers, and other third parties in the conduct of that operation.
Bruin’s affiliated companies sometimes provide management, administrative and other services to other affiliates. Personal information may be collected, used, retained or disclosed by and between Bruin’s affiliates in the performance of such services. In addition, subsidiaries and affiliates of Bruin, may disclose personal information to Bruin as part of regular reporting activities.
Further, personal information may be disclosed:
- as permitted or required by applicable law or regulatory requirements. In such a case, we will endeavor to not disclose more personal information than is required under the circumstances;
- to comply with valid legal processes such as search warrants, subpoenas or court orders;
- to protect the rights and property of Bruin;
- during emergency situations or where necessary to protect the safety of a person or group of persons;
- where the personal information is public; or
- with your consent.
HOW DOES BRUIN PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Bruin endeavors to maintain adequate physical, procedural and technical security with respect to its offices and information storage facilities so as to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of personal information.
As part of those precautions, Bruin endeavors to restrict access to personal information to those employees and others (i.e. individuals or organizations providing services to Bruin) that it determines need to know that information in order that Bruin may conduct its activities.
HOW TO ACCESS AND UPDATE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Bruin endeavors to ensure that any personal information in its possession is as accurate, current and complete as necessary for the purposes for which Bruin uses that information. If you want to review, verify or correct your personal information, please contact us using the contact information set out below. Please note that any such communication must be in writing.
When requesting access to your personal information, please note that we may request specific information from you to enable us to confirm your identity and right to access, as well as to search for and provide you with the personal information that we hold about you. We may charge you a fee to access your personal information; however, we will advise you of any fee in advance. If you require assistance in preparing your request, please contact us using the contact information set out below.
Your right to access the personal information that we hold about you is not absolute. For example, there are instances where your personal information may have been destroyed, erased or made anonymous. In addition, there are instances where applicable law or regulatory requirements allow or require us to refuse to provide some or all of the personal information that we hold about you. In the event that we cannot provide you with access to your personal information, we will endeavor to inform you of the reasons why, subject to any legal or regulatory restrictions.
To some extent, Bruin relies on individuals to update their own personal information. For example, if an individual has had a change of address or telephone number, the individual should complete the appropriate documentation and forward to the appropriate contact within Bruin requesting that the individual’s file be updated. Unless an individual advises Bruin of these important changes, Bruin may have no way of knowing about them.
Bruin reserves the right not to change any personal information and instead append any alternative information the individual concerned believes is appropriate. For example, Bruin may not change certain information contained in a lease administration file, but will attach a sheet to that file indicating the amendment requested by the individual.
HOW TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM OUR ELECTRONIC MAILING LISTS
If you no longer wish to receive e-mails from us and want to be removed from our electronic mailing list, please e-mail us at the following address email@example.com with “Email Unsubscribe” in the subject heading.
If you choose to unsubscribe from our mailing lists, we will hold your contact details on file marked so that we do not contact you again. This is so that we do not contact you if your details are subsequently provided to us by a third party.
OTHER MATTERS RELATED TO OUR SITE
Please be aware that, by visiting our Site, you acknowledge that our servers are currently located in the United States and that the various communications necessarily result in the transfer of information across international boundaries.
Personal information collected on our Site may be stored and processed in the United States of America or any other country in which we maintain facilities. Personal information collected on our Site may be transferred among various divisions and affiliates of Bruin around the world, which may involve transfer from countries within the European Economic Area to countries outside the European Economic Area. By choosing to access our Site, you consent to any such transfer, storage or processing of personal data outside of your country.
Our Site is a general audience website and a business website. As such, it is not intended for minors or children.
We reserve the right to monitor your communications with us whether by voice, fax, e-mail or any other form of transmission for the purposes of quality control, security and other business needs.
Any concepts, techniques, procedures, methods, systems, designs, plans, charts, ideas, or other materials you transmit to Bruin may be used by Bruin for any reason, anytime, anywhere.