A. Cullen & Associates, Inc.
PRIVACY POLICY
 

This Privacy Policy explains the collection, use, and limited disclosure of Your Personal Information on the acullen.com web site located at www.acullen.com (the “Site”). Please see our separate Terms & Conditions Policy for definitions of the Terms used herein. The information gathered on the Site may be shared within the A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. network, which is comprised of A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. and entities that control, are controlled by, or are under common control with A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. (collectively “A. Cullen & Associates, Inc.”). “Personal Information” means information that would allow a party to identify and contact You, including, for example, Your full name, address, telephone number, credit card number, website, email, billing information or email address.  If we decide to materially change our policies with regard to privacy, we will post those changes to this Privacy Policy, on our homepage, and other appropriate places so that You can be made aware of the information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. The Privacy Policy may be modified at any time, so please review it regularly.

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES:
We do not disclose Your Personal Information to third parties, except as described below: 

We disclose information to third parties if You consent to such disclosure.

We disclose information to third parties that A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. employs to perform functions on our behalf. Such disclosures are made only if necessary to perform their duties and the third parties may not share Your information with any other third party.

We disclose information to third parties if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect A. Cullen & Associates, Inc.’s rights or property; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; (d) protect the personal safety of Users or the public; or (e) comply with the Homeland Security Act of 2002.

We will disclose and transfer Personal Information if A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. is acquired in whole or in substantial part by a third party. In that event, the third party will acquire the Personal Information collected by A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. and it will assume the obligations and rights regarding Your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE THAT INFORMATION: To open a Membership account, sign up to use a service, purchase a product or post a resume or profile requires the completion of a basic registration form in which contact information, including name, email address, zip code, and company, must be given. Users of the Site (anyone who accesses the Site, whether a Member or not) may be asked to reveal non-unique demographic information, such as zip code, gender, age, preferences, interests, and level of experience in the energy industry.

A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. uses this information to contact You about the services on our site in which You have expressed interest. Only if You have consented, we may also use this information to inform You of other products and services available from other third parties or those in the A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. network, job postings, promotions, informational newsletters, or new products and services.

If You choose to purchase a service, Your credit card information will be stored. We use this information for billing purposes only. If we have trouble processing Your order, we will use Your Personal Information to contact You.

If You are a Member with a profile, the amount of information You choose to disclose or keep confidential in Your profile is entirely up to Your discretion.

A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. stores User information such as jobs applied to, jobs viewed, companies added, other content added to the site such as comments, photos, whitepapers, resumes, and similar information, and tracks click-stream data to monitor utilization and ensure good customer experience.

If Your Personal Information changes, or if You no longer desire the A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. service, You may correct, update, or deactivate it by making the change on Your Member information page or by emailing us at: contact@acullen.com. If You close Your account and delete Your profile and resume, A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. will remove all copies of Your resume from the Site, Your profile, and account information, except for archival copies, which will not be accessible on the Internet.

OPTING-OUT: When You register for our site, with Your consent, we use Your email address to send You communications, including newsletters, articles, product offers, and other information from various relevant third parties. If You’ve registered to receive email communications from us and later change Your mind, You may contact us to have Your name removed from our distribution lists. At any time, You may Opt-out of any of our communications by changing Your Account Settings to reflect Your desire to not receive such communication from A. Cullen & Associates, Inc.

INTERNET PROTOCOL ADDRESS: Like most web sites, A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. collects Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses from all who access the Site. An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to Your computer when You use the Internet. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server, administer our Web site, analyze trends, track users' movement, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use in order for us to improve the Web site, and deliver customized, personalized content.

"COOKIES": A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. may use cookies to enhance Your experience on our web site.  We deploy first-party and third-party cookies when consumers open or "Click" a link within our email. A cookie is a piece of data stored on Your hard drive containing activity-based information about You, and it is designed to facilitate the receipt of targeted and relevant advertisements. The cookie is not associated with Your email address. Our cookies, and those of our third-party marketing partners, do not contain personally identifiable information. To find out more about cookies generally, please visit www.cookiecentral.com. Additionally, every email we send may contain a bit of code known as a "web beacon." This code allows us to understand the time and date of when a user has opened an email and when he/she has utilized a link within the email to visit a Web site. Our web beacons do not collect personally identifiable information. Users wishing to disable our web beacons should do so by turning images "off" in their email client (e.g., Outlook, Outlook Express). Please see Your email client for more information.

SECURITY: We are against unauthorized access to, unlawful interception of, or processing of Personal Information. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not circumvent those measures or use Your personal information for unauthorized purposes. No data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. So, while A. Cullen & Associates, Inc., to the best of its ability, endeavors to protect Your Personal Information, we cannot ensure or warranty the security of any Personal Information.

Please understand that when clicking on any third-party links on our site, You are entering another web site over which A. Cullen & Associates, Inc. has no control. We are not responsible for any other linked web site’s use of Your information. Often these sites require You to enter Your personal information because You apply for a job directly with the hiring company. As their policies regarding privacy may differ from A. Cullen & Associates, Inc., we urge You to familiarize Yourself with their privacy statements.