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Use of information

This Privacy Policy regulates the use by Cairn Energy PLC of the information you provide when using this website. It is to be read in conjunction with the terms and conditions of use of the website.

Cairn Energy is committed to the online privacy of all its users. This policy statement is designed to give a clear explanation of Cairn Energy's data processing practices. For your protection, we are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and have given all appropriate notifications to the Information Commissioner.

We will not collect any information about individuals, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them. Examples of such information are:

  • Your name
  • Your email address

The information collected will be used to send you the information you have requested and to provide information that may be useful to you. We may share non-personal aggregate statistics (group) data about our site visitors’ traffic patterns with partners or other parties. However, we do not sell or share any information about individual users.


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Your rights

Cairn Energy PLC is required to comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1988. This provides amongst other things that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive. The information should be kept up to date, where necessary, and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. You have the right to see what is held about you and for any inaccuracies to be corrected.

Policy changes

Any changes to this policy will be posted here.