This policy describes the types of information Chesapeake Energy Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliate companies (“Chesapeake” or “we”) may collect from you (“you” or “your”) or that you may provide when you visit this Website and its related sites (our “Website“) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information. The Website terms and conditions also govern your use of the Website and may be found here.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
Chesapeake does not seek any sensitive information from you on this Website, unless legally required to do so. Sensitive information includes a number of types of data relating to race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life or criminal record. Chesapeake suggests that you do not provide sensitive information of this nature. However, if you do provide such information, Chesapeake accepts your explicit consent to use that data in the ways described in this Privacy Statement or in the ways described at the point where such information is disclosed.
When you visit this Website, we may automatically collect certain non-identifying information that allows the Website to communicate with your computer during the visit. Chesapeake may also track the number of visits to the Website, which parts of the Website you select, IP address (the Internet address assigned to your computer from your Internet Service Provider), domain type, browser type (e.g., Netscape or Internet Explorer), date and time of day. This information is not sold or otherwise disclosed to third parties for any purposes.
We also collect the information you provide to us, which may include personally identifying or sensitive information. You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted“) on public areas of the Website or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions“). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we use commercially reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Information from Children
Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at the information below.
Disclosure of Information
- To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
- To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Chesapeake’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Chesapeake’s about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
- To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it or for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
- With your consent.
- To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
- If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Chesapeake, our customers or others.
Opt Out/Modify Information
You can request the removal or modification of your personal information by sending a request to the contact information below or an email to the appropriate area under “Contact Us.” We will then make a reasonable effort to accommodate your request. It would be helpful to let us know the context in which you provided personal information.
Notwithstanding any other statements or representations here or elsewhere on this Website, Chesapeake reserves the right to disclose any information in its possession if it is required to do so by law, or Chesapeake believes, in good faith, that such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, defend its rights or property, or to respond to an emergency situation.
If you have any questions about the content of this Privacy Statement or the Terms herein, please contact Chesapeake at the following address:
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Attn: IT Department
P.O. Box 18496
Oklahoma City, OK 73154-0496