Privacy policy

Addax Petroleum approaches our communications on the Internet with respect for, and commitment to protecting, your privacy rights. This privacy policy describes how we collect, protect, use and share information gathered about you on the Addax Petroleum Website (the “Addax Site”). We hope that this disclosure will help increase your confidence in our sites and enhance your experience on the Internet.

What is personal information?

Addax Petroleum is an international oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Africa and the Middle East and is an active player in West Africa. The Company has experienced significant growth since its inception and was acquired by China Petrochemical Corporation ("Sinopec Group") in August 2009.

How does the Addax Petroleum Site collect personal information from you?

We collect personal information from you only for the purposes we identify to you at or prior to the time we collect such personal information. We do not require this information in order for you to obtain access, to surf or to view the content on the Addax Petroleum Site .

For those few activities on our Site where the collection of personally identifiable information is necessary (for example, when you contact us with a question), you will know because the purposes for which your personal information is to be used will be identified to you. For those activities, we may collect, for example, your name, street address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address and postal code. Where you request employment related services we would also need data about age, education, employment, possibly family and financial details. We will not collect more information than is necessary.

Does Addax Petroleum collect or use information collected from you with technology?

The Addax Site collects some information about you using technology, so it may not be readily apparent to you that it is being collected. For instance, when you come to our Site your IP address is collected so that we know how many visits we have had by separate individuals. An IP address is often associated with the place from which you enter the Internet like your Internet Service Provider (ISP) or your firm or company. On Addax Site cookies are used as a way to track usage patterns and store information. These cookies are used to help us compile anonymous statistics in order to manage and improve our site. The most common information that would be collected is the path you used to gain access to the site and your patterns of browsing when navigating the site. This information is not personally identifiable.

How does Addax Petroleum use the personal information it has collected from you?

Providing personal information is up to you, our visitor. We collect personally identifiable information to notify you of results, to e-mail you with updates and news, to respond to your questions or comments, to register you for certain features, and/or to send out brochures and other information on our products or our company. We may ask visitors providing e-mail addresses to let us know if they would like further information or updates from us or our site; only those who request it will receive follow-up e-mail or other communications from us. In that case, we may also offer visitors an “opt-out” option at any time they wish to cease receiving e-mails or other information from us.

We will only use such information for the purposes of (1) administering certain programs as identified to you at the time of collection, and (2) a form where the information is no longer identifiable with you, for statistical and marketing analyses. For these purposes, we may share the collected personal information with other Addax Petroleum companies based all around the world. All Addax Petroleum companies comply with our Website Privacy Policy rules.

To whom will Addax Petroleum provide your personal information?

Personal information is used solely by us. We will not disclose such information, other than as follows:

  1. to third party service providers with whom Addax Petroleum has a contractual agreement, which includes appropriate privacy standards, for the purpose of (i) sending prizes to winners of contests run by Addax Petroleum and contests run by third parties on behalf of Addax Petroleum; (ii) negotiating and entering into specified business transactions; (iii) performing functions such as data processing, database services or information technology support;
  2. to comply with any legal actions like a court order; to comply with legal requirements in jurisdictions where we operate our business; or to protect the safety and security of guests and our site.

We will let you know at the time the information is collected if such third-party sharing is anticipated, will identify the types of businesses at the area of collection, will describe the information we will share (like your mail or e-mail address) and will only share data if you agree. We will share personal data only with those who have agreed to follow policies that share our high standards of privacy.

Links and Disclaimer of Linked Sites

Please note that once you have clicked on a link on the Addax Site, you may leave the Addax Site to a site which is no longer under the control of Addax Petroleum, and to which our privacy policy no longer applies (see Links and Disclaimer of Linked Sites). You must read the privacy policy, if any, of each linked site to see how your personal information will be handled on their site.

What type of security does Addax Petroleum provide?

The importance of security for all personal information collected through the Addax Site is of utmost concern to us. We have taken technical, contractual, administrative and physical security steps to protect the personal information collected from you on the Addax Site with a level of security appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information collected. Our security measures are periodically reviewed and designed to comply with all applicable privacy laws.

Who do I contact with questions or concerns about this privacy policy?

If you need further assistance, please contact the Addax Petroleum Privacy Officer: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Please note that this privacy policy is with respect to the collection, use and disclosure of personal information through the Addax Petroleum Site only.

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