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A. Privacy Policy

1.  Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to personal information processed by OPEC.
OPEC is committed to safeguarding the privacy of its website users.

1.1  What kind of data is processed, how and why

By accessing this site, you accept that we process certain information you send (e.g., your name, email address, etc.) or which we collect through your usage, including but not limited to information collected through emails you send, form submissions, surveys, online job applications, registrations, accreditations or other communications to or through the OPEC website. Such information may be retained in order to process and respond to your request, and will be treated following OPEC Data Protection Policy.

Personal Data, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and web browser will also be stored in OPEC’s servers and used for the purpose of web analytics, such as to measure the number of visitors to the website, navigation time and number of page views to assess and improve the usability of the website and its content.

OPEC will not share, distribute, rent or sell your personal data to any third-party. OPEC reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time without notice, and the User hereby agrees that the new Privacy Policy shall take precedence over the previous terms.

B. Cookies Policy

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third parties we may partner with may use cookies and your choice regarding the use of cookies.

1. Cookies:

1.1  Our site uses cookies to understand how you and other visitors use our site.

We use cookies on our website to collect information about your use of our website.

We collect and analyze anonymous traffic data, IP addresses, navigation through the site, software used, geographical location of user and time spent on the site.

Such information may be used to share OPEC webpages on social media platforms. For more information, please read OPEC Data Protection Policy.

2. What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored in your web browser and transferred between the webserver and your web browser to enable the webserver to identify the website you visited in the past on your subsequent visit.

Cookies allow the website or a third party to track your browsing history and activity and recognize you to make your next visit easier and the service easier and more useful to you.

3. How OPEC uses cookies:

3.1  When you browse our pages, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

3.2  We may use cookies to enable certain functions to provide analytics, about your visits.

3.3  We use cookies on our website to understand how the OPEC website and other communication efforts are performing. Cookies help to provide us with anonymous statistics that informs us of the number of users that visit our website, their geographical location and how they interact with it. This informs how our other activities, such as social media content through links and emails, affect the use of OPEC’s website and enables us understand how the site meets the needs of its users and to make any necessary improvements.

4. Third party cookies:

The OPEC website contains links to other external websites over which OPEC exercises no control. These other sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or require personal information from you. OPEC is not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites.

We may also use various third party cookies to report usage statistics of the service collected from your use of their services.

5. Managing cookies:

5.1  If you do not wish to accept our Cookies Policy you may disable cookies.

5.2  You may delete all cookies that are already on your computer. If you choose this option, some functions on the website may not work properly.

a. If you continue without disabling, you consent to the use of our cookies.

Our Cookies Policy may be changed at any time without prior notice, and changes of policy will be notified on OPEC’s website.