Cookie and Privacy Policy


1.1 Petroplan Europe Limited (“we”, “us” or “our”) are committed to protecting the privacy of users of this website. This Cookie and Privacy Policy explains how we will use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website. Please read this policy carefully.

1.2 For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, the “data controller” for this website is Petroplan Europe Limited (company number 08733447) of 99 Walnut Tree Close, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4UQ.


2.1 We may collect the following information about you:

2.1.1 information you supply when you register with our website;

2.1.2 information contained in your CV if you send it to us;

2.1.3 details contained in any emails you send us to apply for roles advertised on our website;

2.1.4 information you provide when you contact us for any other reason; and

2.1.5 data gathered using cookies.

2.2 You may also provide us with information which is sensitive personal data for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998. This could include information about previous convictions, your ethnic origin or your physical condition for example. You are not obliged to provide this information, however if you do, we will interpret this as you giving us express consent to us using the information in the ways described in this policy.


3.1 We will use the information described above as follows:

3.1.1 to provide our recruitment services to you;

3.1.2 to provide our personnel management services to you;

3.1.3 to respond to your requests for information;

3.1.4 to match you with job opportunities;

3.1.5 to alert you to job opportunities which we believe may be of interest to you;

3.1.6 to provide you with marketing information which we think may be of interest to you, for example any new services we can offer, market updates and news about upcoming events;

3.1.7 to keep you updated on any changes to our service;

3.1.8 to improve our website and make it more tailored to your needs; and

3.1.9 for research, analysis, testing, monitoring, risk management and administrative purposes – in such circumstances, the data we use will be aggregated so that it can not be used to identify you. We may disclose this aggregated data to third parties for marketing, advertising or other promotional purposes.

3.2 It may also be necessary for us to pass on or allow access to your information:

(a) to prospective employers for the purposes of recruitment, we will only do this with your consent;

(b) to our suppliers, contractors and professional advisors where this is necessary for them to provide services and facilities to us;

(c) to any purchaser of all or part of our business to which this website relates;

(d) where we are required to do so by law, court order or other legal process;

(e) where, acting in good faith, we believe disclosure is necessary to assist in the investigation or reporting of suspected illegal or other wrongful activity;

(f) to protect and defend our rights or property.

3.3 If you agree, we may also pass on your information to selected third parties to enable them to contact you about job opportunities, products and/or services which may be relevant to you.


4.1 You have the right to unregister from the website at any time. You can do so by emailing us at

4.2 You have the right to opt out of receiving any marketing information from us or our selected third parties. You will be given the opportunity to “opt out” at the point of registration.

4.3 If you have previously consented to receiving marketing information from us and change your mind, you can withdraw your consent by emailing us at

4.4 You have the right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold about you. You can request this information by contacting us at We may make a small charge for providing this information.


5.1 Cookies are small files which are sent by websites and stored on your hard drive. They collect information about how the website is being used by those accessing it and allow websites to remember information. You can find out more about cookies at

5.2 On our website we use cookies to collect information of how many visitors there are to different parts of the site, which helps us keep our site up to date and ensure that the content is relevant to website users.

5.3 Most browsers will automatically accept all cookies. However, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are refused. Guidance on how to change your browser settings can be found at the website named above or in the “help” menu of your browser. Please be aware however that blocking cookies may hamper the website’s functionality or restrict how much of the website you can access.


6.1 It is possible that personal data we collect from you may be transferred, stored and/or processed outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and/or processing. You should be aware that countries outside the EEA may not offer the same level of data protection as the United Kingdom however we will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this cookie and privacy policy.

6.2 We have various offices outside the UK which will handle local job opportunities. If you consent, we may transfer information about you from our UK database to our foreign offices so that you can be considered for roles outside the UK.


7.1 This Cookie and Privacy Policy only applies to this website. If you link to another website or to an RSS feed from our website, you should remember to read and understand that website’s Cookie and Privacy Policy as well. We are not responsible for any use of your information that is made by websites or RSS feeds belonging to third parties.


8.1 This Cookie and Privacy Policy was last updated on 2nd July 2012. If it is necessary for us to alter the terms of the Cookie and Privacy Policy, we will post the revised policy on this website.


9.1 If you have any questions about this Cookie and Privacy Policy, please contact


Please note that Petroplan Limited may monitor email traffic data and also the content of email for the purposes of security and staff training.  Messages sent from a Petroplan employee contains confidential information and is intended only for the named recipient(s). If you are not an intended recipient you should not disseminate, distribute or copy any e-mails. Please notify immediately by e-mail if you have received an e-mail from a Petroplan employee by mistake and delete this e-mail from your system. E-mail transmission cannot be guaranteed to be secure or error-free as information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost, destroyed, arrive late or incomplete, or contain viruses. Petroplan Europe Limited therefore does not accept liability for any errors or omissions in the contents of this message, which arise as a result of e-mail transmission. If verification is required please request a hard-copy version. Thank you for your cooperation.