WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION IS COLLECTED THROUGH THE SITE?
APA collects and maintains different types of personal information in connection with the Site, including:
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.
We may also obtain information about you that is transferred from or provided by third parties, such as those providing website analytics services or from other parties or services that link to or provide information for the Site.
HOW DOES APA USE PERSONAL INFORMATION?
APA collects personal information to enable us to manage and develop our business and operations, including:
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 APA 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 APA 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, APA 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.
APA’s affiliated companies sometimes provide management, administrative and other services to other APA affiliates. Personal information may be collected, used, retained or disclosed by and between APA’s affiliates in the performance of such services. In addition, subsidiaries of APA Corporation may disclose personal information to APA Corporation as part of regular reporting activities.
Further, personal information may be disclosed:
HOW DOES APA PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION?
APA 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, APA endeavors to restrict access to personal information to those employees and others (i.e. individuals or organizations providing services to APA) that it determines need to know that information in order that APA may conduct its activities.
HOW LONG DOES APA RETAIN PERSONAL INFORMATION?
APA retains the personal information collected through the Site or otherwise in its possession for so long as it is needed for the purposes for which it was obtained or so long as allowed for any other lawful retention purpose, subject, in each case, to applicable law regarding data retention periods for personal information.
HOW TO ACCESS AND UPDATE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
APA endeavors to ensure that any personal information in its possession is as accurate, current and complete as necessary for the purposes for which APA 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, APA 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 APA requesting that the individual’s file be updated. Unless an individual advises APA of these important changes, APA may have no way of knowing about them.
APA reserves the right not to change any personal information and instead append any alternative information the individual concerned believes is appropriate. For example, APA 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 emails from us and want to be removed from our electronic mailing list, please visit investor.apacorp.com/unsubscribe to unsubscribe.
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.
INFORMATION FOR UK/EU RESIDENTS
We exercise our rights to collect, process and use your personally identifiable information under one or more of the following legal bases, as necessary:
If we require processing of your personally identifiable information other than as set forth above, we will request your consent in accordance with applicable law.
Under applicable law, you may have certain rights, including:
To exercise your rights under applicable law, please contact us using the contact information set out below. Please note that any such communication must be in writing. If you are not satisfied with any response to your requests or have other unaddressed complaints or concerns, you have the right to complain to the relevant supervisory authority.
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 APA’s various divisions and affiliated companies around the world, which may involve transfers from the UK or countries within the European Economic Area (“EEA”) to countries outside the UK and EEA. Such transfers inside or outside the UK or EEA may be subject to applicable governmental decisions or inter-governmental agreements, certification programs, or treaties regarding whether the transfer provides an adequate level of data protection from the perspective of the applicable data protection law. Where such adequate level of data protection has not been determined pursuant to the foregoing, we will transfer the data using appropriate safeguards, including through the use of standard contractual clauses adopted by the EU. Personal information collected on our Site may be stored and processed by third-party service providers engaged by APA, which may store or process the information in the United States of America or any other country in which such parties maintain facilities or operations. 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.
REVISIONS TO THIS POLICY
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2000 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 100
Houston, TX 77056
We reserve the right to monitor your communications with us whether by mail, voice, fax, email or any other form of transmission for the purposes of quality control, security and other business needs.