Privacy Policy

The International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds) is committed to the privacy of individuals who visit and interact with www.iopcfunds.org (the ‘Users’), and follows the privacy policy outlined below. This privacy policy applies to all IOPC Fund sites - that is all sites within the "iopcfunds.org" domain name (the “Site”).

Personally Identifiable Information

Visitors are not asked to provide any personally identifiable information to access the Site. Users may be asked to share their email address to subscribe to email alerts or newsletters. In this event, the IOPC Funds will store this information securely and will not share, rent or sell it to anyone outside of the IOPC Funds.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

By accessing the Site, certain information such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, navigation through the Site, the browser used and the time spent, along with other similar information, will be stored on our servers and on a third party analytics software. This information is treated confidentially.

The purpose of this data collection is to understand better the preferences of the Site’s visitors and improve their experience on our pages. This information is never connected with any personal information that visitors supply to us if they register on our Site.

Use of cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on the Site.

By setting a cookie, the IOPC Funds will remember the User the next time he/she visits the Site and therefore the IOPC Funds will not have to ask questions that the User has already answered (like address information).

The User is always free to decline our cookies if his/her browser permits, although in that case he/she may not be able to use certain features on the site and may be required to re-enter information more frequently to use certain services on the Site.

Notification of Changes

If the IOPC Funds decides to change its privacy policy, it will post those changes to this page so Users are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.