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WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy sets out how Svenska Petroleum Exploration AB (“Svenska”) collects, uses and protects any information that you may send to Svenska through this website, send or give to a Svenska representative or if you apply for a job or other work placement with Svenska.

Svenska is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Svenska does not collect any information from you when you visit this website. If you contact us via the website, then you can be assured that any information you send us will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Svenska reserves the right to amend or vary this policy from time to time by updating this page. This policy is effective from 31 May 2018.

For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the data controller is Svenska Petroleum Exploration AB, which is a Swedish company with company registration number 556093-2583.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the GDPR. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Svenska Petroleum Exploration AB, P.O. Box 27823, 115 93 Stockholm, Sweden.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

 

What information we collect

We do not collect any information from visitors to this website. However if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

Contact Details. If you give a representative of Svenska your contact details then we may keep those details, which may include your name, organisation, job title and contact details, on file for future business use.

 

Careers and Recruitment. If you apply for a job or work placement at Svenska your application may include information about your education, employment, racial background and state of health. Svenska may use this information to assess your application and to allow us to carry out both recruitment analytics and any monitoring activities which may be required of us under applicable law as an employer. The lawful basis on which Svenska will rely to process this information will be for the legitimate interest of recruiting staff. We may also carry out screening checks (including reference, background, directorship, financial probity, identity, eligibility to work, vocational suitability and criminal record checks) and consider you for other positions. We may disclose your personal information (including diversity and equal opportunities data) to recruiters, screening check providers, health service providers, professional and trade associations, law enforcement agencies, recruitment analytics and diversity research providers, referees and your current and previous employers. We may also collect your personal information from these parties in some circumstances. Without your personal information we may not be able to progress considering you for positions with us.

 

Use of your information

We may use your personal information if:

  • it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you or necessary in connection with a legal obligation; or
  • you have provided your consent to such use; or
  • we consider such use of your information as not detrimental to you, within your reasonable expectations, having a minimal impact on your privacy, and necessary to fulfil our legitimate interests; or
  • we are otherwise required or authorised by law.

 

We use your information to:

  • maintain and develop our relationship with you;
  • facilitate our internal business operations;

 

We will only retain your personal information for the periods set out below:

Type of data

Retention period

 

Recruitment information (excluding right to work documentation)

 

For example: CVs, interview records, pre-employment verification records (including references)

 

For unsuccessful candidates: 6 months after notifying candidates of the outcome

 

For successful candidates: Documents relevant to ongoing employment will be transferred to the individual's personnel file and retained throughout employment/engagement and for 7 years after employment/engagement end

 

Equal opportunities monitoring and diversity records

 

For unsuccessful candidates: 6 months after notifying candidates of the outcome

 

For successful candidates: Documents relevant to ongoing employment will be transferred to the individual's personnel file and retained throughout employment/engagement and for 7 years after employment/engagement end

 

Business Contact Information and details

For as long as the business relationship continues (or until the legitimate interest ceases)


Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


Your rights in relation to the information that we collect

Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:

  • be informed of the purpose and basis for processing your personal information, amongst other things;
  • request access to your personal information (commonly known as a “data subject access request”);
  • request the rectification of any inaccurate or incomplete personal information that we hold about you;
  • request erasure of your personal information in certain circumstances;
  • object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground;
  • restrict processing of your personal information in certain circumstances; and
  • obtain a portable copy of your personal information or to have a copy of that information transferred to a third party.


How we use cookies

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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to visitor needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

 

You can read more about how to administer cookies stored on your computer at www.aboutcookies.org


Cookies used on our website

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Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

__utmb 30 minutes from set/update

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

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Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the__utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

__utmt 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate.
__utmv 2 years from set/update

Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the_setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom  variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

__utmz 8 months

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

JSESSIONID End of browser session

A platform session cookie and is used by sites with JavaServer Pages (JSP). The cookie is used to maintain an anonymous user session by the server.


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