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A privacy policy is a statement that discloses some or all of the ways a website collects, uses, discloses, and manages the data of its visitors and customers. It fulfills a legal requirement to protect a visitor or client's privacy.
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  1. Genesis Oil and Gas Consultants is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We are a part of Technip Energies plc and established in the United Kingdom with a registered office at One St. Paul’s Churchyard, London, United Kingdom EC4M 8AP. This Privacy Policy describes our practices in connection with information that we collect through websites operated by us from which you are accessing this Privacy Policy (the “Websites”), through the software applications made available by us for use on or through computers and mobile devices (the “Apps”), through our social media pages listed below:

  2. Instagram
    (collectively, our “Social Media Pages”) as well as through HTML-formatted email messages that we send to you that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, including the Websites, the Apps and our Social Media Pages, the “Services”).

  3. What types of personal data do we collect?
    “Personal Data” are data that identify you as an individual or relate to an identifiable individual, including:

  4. Name
    Postal address (including billing and shipping addresses)
    Telephone number
    Email address
    Social media account ID
    How do we collect Personal Data?
    We and our service providers collect Personal Data in a variety of ways, including:

  5. Through the Services

  6. We collect Personal Data through the Services, for example, when you sign up for a newsletter, or register an account to access the Services. 

  7. We collect Personal Data from you offline, e.g., attend one of our trade shows, or correspond with us by phone or otherwise. ·        
    From Other Sources

  8. We receive your Personal Data from other sources, for example:
    publically available databases
    joint marketing partners, when they share the information with us;
    If you connect your social media account to your Services account, you will share certain Personal Data from your social media account with us, for example, your name, email address, photo, list of social media contacts, and any other information that may be or you make accessible to us when you connect your social media account to your Services account.  

  9. We need to collect Personal Data in order to provide the requested Services to you. If you do not provide the information requested, we may not be able to provide the Services. If you disclose any Personal Data relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with the Services, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

  10. How do we use your Personal Data?
    We and our service providers use Personal Data for legitimate business purposes including:

  11. Providing the functionality of the Services and fulfilling your requests.

  12. To provide the Services’ functionality to you, such as arranging access to your registered account, and providing you with related customer service.      
    To respond to your inquiries and fulfil your requests, when you contact us via one of our online contact forms or otherwise, for example, when you send us questions, suggestions, compliments or complaints, or when you request a quote for or other information about our Services.
    To send administrative information to you, such as changes to our terms, conditions and policies.
    We will engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you and/or to comply with a legal obligation.

  13. Providing you with our newsletter and/or other marketing materials and facilitating social sharing.

  14. To send you investor-related notifications and marketing related emails, with information about our services, new products and other news about our company.
    To facilitate social sharing functionality that you choose to use.
    We will engage in this activity with your consent.   ·        

  15. Analysis of Personal Data for business reporting and providing personalized services.

  16. To measure and understand the effectiveness of the content we serve to you and others and to analyse or predict our users’ preferences in order to prepare aggregated trend reports on how our digital content is used, so we can improve our Services.
    To better understand you, so that we can personalize our interactions with you and provide you with information and/or offers tailored to your interests.
    To ensure content from the Services is presented in the most effective manner for you and your device.
    To better understand your preferences so that we can deliver content via our Services that we believe will be relevant and interesting to you.
    We will provide personalized services either with your consent or because we have a legitimate interest.

  17. Allowing you to participate in internal competitions.

  18. We may offer you the opportunity to participate in internal competitions.
    Some of these competitions have additional rules containing information about how we will use and disclose your Personal Data.
    We use this information either with your consent or to manage our contractual relationship with you.

  19. Aggregating and/or anonymizing Personal Data.

  20. We may aggregate and/or anonymize Personal Data, so that they will no longer be considered Personal Data. We do so to generate other data for our use, which we may use and disclose for any purpose.
    We will engage in this activity because we have a legitimate interest.  

  21. Accomplishing our business purposes.

  22. For data analysis, for example, to improve the efficiency of our Services;
    For audits, to verify that our internal processes function as intended and are compliant with legal, regulatory or contractual requirements;
    For fraud and security monitoring purposes, for example, to detect and prevent cyberattacks or attempts to commit identity theft;
    For developing new products and services;
    For enhancing, improving, or modifying our current products and services;
    For identifying usage trends, for example, understanding which parts of our Services are of most interest to users;
    For determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns, so that we can adapt our campaigns to the needs and interests of our users; and
    For operating and expanding our business activities, for example, understanding which parts of our Services are of most interest to our users so we can focus our energies on meeting our users’ interests; 
    We engage in these activities to manage our contractual relationship with you, to comply with a legal obligation, and/or because we have a legitimate interest.


  24. Do we use cookies?
    We use cookies to enhance your experience using the Website. Cookies are small files which, when placed on your device, enable us to provide certain features and functionality. For more information about cookies, please refer to our Cookies Policy below.

  25. How do we share your Personal Data?
    We disclose your Personal Data:  

  26. To our affiliates for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

  27. You can consult the list and location of our affiliates by contacting us via
    Technip Energies B.V is the party responsible for the management of the jointly-used Personal Data.  
    To our third party service providers, to facilitate services they provide to us.

  28. These can include providers of services such as website hosting, data analysis, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, auditing, and other services.
    By using the Services, you may elect to disclose Personal Data

  29. On message boards, chat, profile pages, blogs and other services to which you are able to post information and content (including, without limitation, our Social Media Pages).  Please note that any information you post or disclose through these services will become public and may be available to other users and the general public.
    Through your social sharing activity.  When you connect your Services account with your social media account, you will share information with your friends associated with your social media account, with other users, and with your social media account provider. By doing so, you authorize us to facilitate this sharing of information, and you understand that the use of shared information will be governed by the social media provider’s privacy policy.  
    Other Uses and Disclosures  

  30. We also use and disclose your Personal Data as necessary or appropriate, especially when we have a legal obligation or legitimate interest to do so:

  31. To comply with applicable law.

  32. This can include laws outside your country of residence.
    To respond to requests from public and government authorities.

  33. These can include authorities outside your country of residence.
    To cooperate with law enforcement.

  34. For example, when we respond to law enforcement requests and orders.
    For other legal reasons.

  35. To enforce our terms and conditions; and
    To protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or others.
    In connection with a sale or business transaction.

  36. We have a legitimate interest in disclosing or transferring your Personal Data to a third party in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings) Such third parties may include, for example, an acquiring entity and its advisors.
    ​Where do we store your Personal Data?
    Your Personal Data may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Services you understand that your data will be transferred to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country.  In certain circumstances, courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries may be entitled to access your Personal Data.


  38. If you are located in the EEA: Some of the non-EEA countries are recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection according to EEA standards (the full list of these countries is available here. For transfers from the EEA to countries not considered adequate by the European Commission, we have put in place adequate measures, such as standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission to protect your Personal Data. You may obtain a copy of these measures by contacting

  39. The security of your Personal Data
    Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted through the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with the “Contact” section below.

  40. How long do we store your Personal Data?
    We will retain Personal Data for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which they were obtained and consistent with applicable law.  

  41. The criteria used to determine our retention periods include: 

  42. The length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you and provide the Services to you (for example, for as long as you have an account with us or keep using the Services);
    Whether there is a legal obligation to which we are subject (for example, certain laws require us to keep records of your transactions for a certain period of time before we can delete them); or
    Whether retention is advisable in light of our legal position (such as in regard to applicable statutes of limitations, litigation or regulatory investigations).
    What are my rights about my Personal Data?
    Your choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal Data

  43. We give you choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal Data for marketing purposes.  You may opt-out from:

  44. Receiving electronic communications from us:  If you no longer want to receive investor-related or marketing-related emails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out by contacting us at:
    Our sharing of your Personal Data with affiliates for their direct marketing purposes:  If you would prefer that we discontinue sharing your Personal Data on a going-forward basis with our affiliates for their direct marketing purposes, you may opt-out of this sharing by contacting us at:
    Our sharing of your Personal Data with unaffiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes:  If you would prefer that we discontinue sharing your Personal Data on a going-forward basis with unaffiliated third parties for their direct marketing purposes, you may opt-out of this sharing by contacting us at:

  45. We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you opt-out of receiving marketing-related emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages, from which you cannot opt-out.  

  46. How you can access, change or delete your Personal Data
    If you would like to request to review, correct, update, suppress, restrict or delete Personal Data that you have previously provided to us, or if you would like to request to receive an electronic copy of your Personal Data for purposes of transmitting them to another company (to the extent this right to data portability is provided to you by applicable law), you may contact us at: We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law.  


  48. In your request, please make clear what Personal Data you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your Personal Data suppressed from our database or otherwise let us know what limitations you would like to put on our use of your Personal Data. For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the Personal Data associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes.  

  49. Questions and complaints
    In the event that you have a question about how we process your Personal Data or wish to make a complaint, please contact us in the first instance at and we will endeavour to deal with your request as soon as possible. If you are an individual in Germany, you can contact our German DPO via


  51. If you are an individual in the EU, you may also lodge a claim with a data protection authority for your country or region, or where an alleged infringement of applicable data protection law occurs.

  52. What about privacy on other sites?
    This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any website or service to which the Services link.  The inclusion of a link on the Services does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us or by our affiliates. 


  54. In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, any other app developer, app provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider or device manufacturer, including with respect to any Personal Data you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with the Apps or our Social Media Pages.  

  55. Use of Services by minors
    The Services are not directed to individuals under the age of sixteen (16), and we do not knowingly collect Personal Data from individuals under 16.  

  56. Sensitive information
    We ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive Personal Data (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Services or otherwise to us.

  57. Changes
    The “LAST UPDATED” legend at the top of this Privacy Policy indicates when this Privacy Policy was last revised. Any changes will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on the Services.

  58. Contact
    Technip Energies NV with offices at 6-8 Allée de l'Arche, Faubourg de l’Arche, ZAC Danton, 92400 Courbevoie, France, is the company responsible for collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Data under this Privacy Policy.  


  60. Any Questions? Please contact us at


  62. Technip Energies N.V.

  63. 6-8 Allée de l'Arche, Faubourg de l’Arche, ZAC Danton, 92400 Courbevoie, France


  65. A company incorporated under the laws of The Netherlands, with its corporate seat in Amsterdam, and registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 76122654


  67. Because email communications are not always secure, please do not include credit card or other sensitive information in your emails to us.  

  68. California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Addendum
    Last updated: 15 February 2021


  70. Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), we are providing the following additional details regarding the categories of Personal Information that we collect, use, and disclose about California residents. This CCPA addendum does not apply to our job applicants, employees, contractors, owners, directors, or officers where the Personal Information we collect about those individuals relates to their current, former, or potential role with us.  Under the CCPA, “Personal Information” is information that identifies, relates to, or could reasonably be linked with a particular California resident or household.


  72. Collection and Disclosure of Personal Information

  73. The following chart details which categories of Personal Information we plan to collect, as well as the categories of Personal Information we have collected and disclosed for our operational business purposes in the preceding 12 months. As described in detail above under “How do we collect Personal Data?” we collect this Personal Information from you as well as from publicly available databases and our joint marketing partners. 

  74. Categories of Personal Information

  75. Disclosed to Which Categories of Third Parties for Operational Business Purposes

  76. Identifiers, such as name, contact information, IP address and other online identifiers.
    Our affiliates and service providers

  77. Personal information, as defined in the California customer records law, such as name and contact information.
    Our affiliates and service providers

  78. Internet or network activity information, such as browsing history and interactions with our website.
    Our affiliates and service providers

  79. Geolocation data, such as approximate location derived from IP address.
    Our affiliates and service providers

  80. Audio, electronic, visual, similar information such as call and video recordings.
    Our affiliates and service providers


  82. We do not sell Personal Information and have not sold Personal Information within the preceding 12 months, as “sale” is defined in the CCPA.  We do not sell the Personal Information of minors under age 16.


  84. Use of Personal Information

  85. As described in detail above under “How do we use your Personal Data?” we may use Personal Information to operate, manage, and maintain our business, to provide our products and services, and to accomplish our business purposes and objectives.


  87. Rights and Requests

  88. If you are a California resident, you may make the following requests:

  89. (1) Request to Know

  90. You may request that we disclose to you the following information covering the 12 months preceding your request:

  91. The categories of Personal Information we collected about you and the categories of sources from which we collected such Personal Information;
    The specific pieces of Personal Information we collected about you;
    The business or commercial purpose for collecting Personal Information about you; and
    The categories of Personal Information about you that we otherwise shared or disclosed, and the categories of third parties with whom we shared or to whom we disclosed such Personal Information (if applicable).
    (2) Request to Delete

  92. You may request that we delete Personal Information we collected from you.

  93. To make a Request to Know or a Request to Delete, please contact us at[YD1] [PV2]

  94. We will verify and respond to your request consistent with applicable law, taking into account the type and sensitivity of the Personal Information subject to the request.  We may need to request additional Personal Information from you, such as email address, state of residency or username, in order to verify your identity and protect against fraudulent requests. If you make a Request to Delete, we may ask you to confirm your request before we delete your Personal Information.

  95. You have the right to be free from unlawful discrimination for exercising your rights under the CCPA.


  97. Authorized Agents

  98. If you want to make a request as an authorized agent on behalf of a California resident, you may use the submission methods noted above.  As part of our verification process, we may request that you provide, as applicable:

  99. Proof of your registration with the California Secretary of State to conduct business in California;
    A power of attorney from the California resident pursuant to Probate Code sections 4000-4465;
    Written permission that the California resident has authorized you to make a request on the resident’s behalf. This permission must be signed (via physical or e-signature) by the California resident.

  100. If you are making a Request to Know or a Request to Delete on behalf of a California resident and have not provided us with a power of attorney from the resident pursuant to Probate Code sections 4000-4465, we may also require the resident to:

  101. Provide you with a written permission signed by the resident to make the Request to Know or Request to Delete on the resident’s behalf;
    Verify the resident’s own identity directly with us;
    Directly confirm with us that the resident provided you permission to submit the Request to Know or Request to Delete.

  102. Contact Us

  103. Please contact us at if you have any questions regarding this CCPA addendum.

  104. Cookies Policy
    Last updated: February 2021

  105. We use cookies to collect and store the information we automatically collect about your computer, device, and use of  (the “Website”). You can find out more about cookies and how to control them in the information below.

  106. What is a cookie?
    Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a certain webpage. Cookies are then sent back to the originating webpage on each subsequent visit, or to another webpage that recognizes that cookie. Cookies are widely used in order to make the Website work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the Website.


  108. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like generally improving the user experience. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited the Website before or whether you are a new visitor.


  110. There are two broad categories of cookies:

  111. First party cookies, served directly by the Website owner to your computer or mobile device.
    Third party cookies, which are served by a third party. We use third party cookies for analytics and social media purposes.

  112. Cookies can remain on your computer or mobile device for different periods of time. Some cookies are 'session cookies', meaning that they exist only while your browser is open. These are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Other cookies are 'permanent cookies', meaning that they survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by the Website to recognize your computer when you open your browser and browse the internet again.


  114. How do we use cookies?
    We use cookies to:

  115. track traffic flow and patterns of travel in connection with the Website;
    understand the total number of visitors to our Website on an ongoing basis and the types of internet browsers (e.g. Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer) and operating systems (e.g. Windows or Mac OS) used by our visitors;
    monitor the performance of the Website and to continually improve it;
    What types of cookies do we use?
    The types of cookies used in connection with the Website can be classified into three categories, namely “Functional”, “Analytics" and ”Social media cookies”. We have set out some further information about each category, and the purposes of the cookies in the following table.

  116. To find out more information about how to block any of these cookies, please see the instructions set out in 'How to control or delete cookies' below.


  118. Functionality cookies.

  119. Functionality cookies record information about choices you have made and allow us to tailor the Website to you. These cookies mean that when you continue to use or come back to the Website, we can provide you with our services as you have asked for them to be provided. For example, these cookies allow us to:

  120. Save your language preference
    Remember settings you have applied, such as layout, text size, preferences, and colours;
    Store accessibility options.

  121. Cookie name

  122. Purpose

  123. Expiration

  124. Provider 

  125. gdpr

  126. Storage of cookie consent

  127. After end of session

  128. Internal

  129. Lang

  130. Language choice

  131. After end of session

  132. Internal


  134. Analytics cookies.

  135. We use performance/analytics cookies to analyze how the Website is accessed, used, or is performing in order to provide you with a better user experience and to maintain, operate and continually improve the Website. For example, these cookies allow us to:

  136. Better understand our Website visitors so that we can improve how we present our content;
    Collect information about Website visitors such as where they are located and what browsers they are using;
    Determine the number of unique users of the Website;
    Improve the Website by measuring any errors that occur; and
    Conduct research and diagnostics to improve product offerings.

  137. Social Media Cookies.

  138. On some pages of our Website, third parties that provide applications through our Website may set their own anonymous cookies in order to track the success of their applications or customize applications for you. For example, when you share content using a Twitter button on our Website, Twitter that has created the button will record that you have done this. Because of how cookies work, we cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used by us. Some pages of our Website may also contain embedded content, such as video content from YouTube, and these sites may set their own cookies. The list of cookies below is therefore indicative as we do not control what cookies Twitter and YouTube are using. For more information, see the privacy policies from the different providers linked in the table below.


  140. Cookie name

  141. Purpose

  142. Expiration

  143. Provider 

  144. eu_cn, tfw_exp, mboxEdgeCluster, mbox, ct0, personalization_id, guest_id, gt, check, twittersess

  145. Are set by Twitter if the Twitter social plug-in on the Website has been activated by the user.

  146. <2 years

  147. Twitter   

  148. 1P_JAR


  150. Display YouTube videos on the Website

  151. Persistent

  152. YouTube/ Google  

  153. CONSENT

  154. Carries out information about how the end user uses the Website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the Website.

  155. Persistent

  156. YouTube/ Google



  159. To keep track of user preferences for YouTube videos embedded in sites; it can also determine whether the website visitor is using the new or old version of the YouTube interface.

  160. 6 months

  161. YouTube/ Google

  162. YSC


  164. Track views of embedded videos

  165. After end of session

  166. YouTube/ Google




  170. How to control or delete cookies
    You can change your settings for cookies and similar technologies. Please click on the Privacy button available on the bottom right corner of each page. You can also withdraw your consent at any time by using this Privacy button. Please note that this will not fully remove the cookies that have already been set on your device.

  171. You can delete cookies that have already been placed on your device by following these instructions:

  172. Deleting cookies in Internet Explorer

  173. Deleting cookies in Firefox

  174. Deleting cookies in Chrome

  175. Deleting cookies in Opera

  176. Deleting cookies in Safari


  178. To find information relating to other browsers, visit the browser developer's website. Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Website may operate as intended. Please contact us at if you have any questions or concerns.

  179. If you want to clear all cookies left behind by the websites you have visited, here are links where you can download three programs that clean out tracking cookies:

    Changes to this Cookie Policy
    We will occasionally update this Cookie Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. When we post changes to this Cookie Policy, we will revise the "Last Updated" date at the top of this Cookie Policy. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share information held in cookies, we will notify you by prominently posting notice of the changes on the Website. We recommend that you check this page from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this Cookie Policy or any of our other policies.

  181. Need more information?
    If you would like to find out more about cookies and their use on the Internet, you may find the following links useful:

  182. All About Cookies
    Cookies that have been set in the past
    If you have disabled one or more Cookies, we may still use information collected from cookies prior to your disabled preference being set, however, we will stop using the disabled cookie to collect any further information.

  183. Contact us
    If you have any questions or comments about this cookies policy, or privacy matters generally, please contact us via email or the address provided below:


  185. Technip Energies B.V.

  186. ORIGINE, 2126 Boulevard de la Défense, CS 10266, Nanterre CEDEX, Paris, 92741, France


  188. A company incorporated under the laws of The Netherlands, with its corporate seat in Amsterdam, and registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 76122654

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