By submitting your personal data to us, you will be treated as having given your permission where necessary and appropriate for disclosures and processing of your personal data. Please read this policy carefully so that you understand how we collect and use the personal data that you provide to us
- Who is responsible for the personal information collected on this site?
- Special Notice - if you are under 13 years old
- Purposes of the collection of your data and what types of data we collect and process
- Collection of non-personal information
- Interaction between you and us
- Keeping our records accurate
- Security of your personal data
- Use of your personal information submitted to other web sites
- Cookies policy
- Changes to this policy
- How you can contact us
Who is responsible for the personal information collected on this site?
Your personal data is controlled ultimately by Shell International Limited, a company registered in England with registered number 3075807 whose registered office is at Shell Centre, London, SE1 7NA, England.
Special Notice - if you are under 13 years old
Our website is not aimed at children under 13 years old and we will not collect, use, provide or process in any other form any personal information of children under the age of 13 deliberately. We therefore also ask you, if you are under 13 years old, please do not send us your personal information (for example, your name, address and email address).
If you are under 13 years old and you nevertheless wish to ask a question or use this website in anywaywhich requires you to submit your personal information please get your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf.
Purposes of the collection of your data and what types of data we collect and process
One of the purposes of our website is to inform you of who we are and what we do. We collect and use personal information (including, as applicable, name, date of birth, nationality, details of education, university or company details, job title, photos and email address) to better provide you with the required services, or information. We would therefore use your personal information in order to:
- respond to queries or requests submitted by you
- process registrations, Competition entries and requests for newsletters and Competition related communications submitted by you
- administer or otherwise carry out our obligations in relation to the Competition you have with us
- where applicable assess the ideas submitted as part of the Competition
- anticipate and resolve problems with any goods or services supplied to you
- create products or services that may meet your needs.
Your personal data may be shared across the Shell companies for any of the purposes set forth above
To optimise our services we may wish to use your personal data for direct marketing. As we respect your privacy we will only use your personal data for this purpose when you are aware thereof and if required we will request your consent prior to using your personal data for direct marketing.
Additionally, if at any time you wish us to stop using your information for any or all of the above purposes, please contact us as set out below. We will stop the use of your information for such purposes as soon as it is reasonably possible to do so.
In addition, the collected personal data will be transferred to selected third parties for the purposes of organising the Competition (including, but not limited to, reviewers, communication providers and collaboration tool providers), which may be located outside of the Economic European Area (“EEA”) as part of the services offered to you through our site. By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EEA or one of our service providers is located in a country outside of the EEA.
These third parties will not use your personal information for any other purposes than what we have agreed with them. Shell requests those third parties to implement adequate levels of protection in order to safeguard your personal information.
We respect your personal information and therefore, we will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected if we transfer your information outside of the EEA in this way. In addition, if you use our services while you are outside the EEA, your information may be transferred outside the EEA in order to provide you with those services.
Please be assured that we will not use your information for any of the purposes if you have indicated that you do not wish us to use your information in this way when submitting the information or at a later stage.
Collection of non-personal information
We may automatically collect non-personal information about you such as the type of internet browsers you use or the website from which you linked to our website. We may also aggregate details which you have submitted to the site (for example, your age and the town where you live). You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on this web site. We may from time to time supply third parties with this non-personal or aggregated data for uses in connection with this website.
Interaction between you and us
We are interested in your views, and we value feedback from our clients and visitors, we therefore have set up notice boards, newsgroups, feedback, email, forum facilities and/ or chat rooms. If at any time this website offers any chat rooms, notice board facilities, newsgroups etc we may collect the personal information that you disclose.
Keeping our records accurate
We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review, change or delete the details you have supplied us with, please contact us as set out below. It is your responsibility to update your details.
Security of your personal data
We have implemented technology and policies with the objective of protecting your privacy from unauthorised access and improper use and will update these measures as new technology becomes available, as appropriate.
Use of your personal information submitted to other web sites
We recommend that you check the policy of each website you visit to better understand your rights and obligations especially when you are submitting any type of content on those third party website. Please contact the owner or operator of such website if you have any concerns or questions.
We use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and other similar technologies covered by the EU Directive on privacy in electronic communications.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small data files that your browser places on your computer or device. Cookies help your browser navigate a website and the cookies themselves cannot collect any information stored on your computer or your files.
When a server uses a web browser to read cookies they can help a website deliver a more user-friendly service. To protect your privacy, your browser only gives a website access to the cookies it has already sent to you.
Cookies remember the type of browser you use and which additional browser software you have installed. They also remember your preferences, such as language and region, which remain as your default settings when you revisit the website. Cookies also allow you to rate pages and fill in comment forms.
Some of the cookies we use are session cookies and only last until you close your browser, others are persistent cookies which are stored on your computer for longer. For further details on the various types of cookies that we use, please click here for more information.
How are third party cookies used?
How do I reject and delete cookies?
Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies so if you do not wish cookies to be used you may need to actively delete or block the cookies.
Changes to this policy
How you can contact us