Gulf Privacy Notice

Last modified: June 17, 2019

Maintaining the security and privacy of personal information is important to the way in which in which Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited ("GULF”) operate business globally.

GULF is the predominant manager of any personal information that users provide to GULF.

These Privacy Guidelines, our Cookie Notice and other legal notices listed on this website (www.gulf.co.th) (together, with all sub-domains and other websites that we own or operate, "Website"), explains our collection, use and disclosure of information collected during our business activities. This Privacy Notice is inapplicable to information collected, used, or disseminated by third-party sites and does not apply to GULF employees, as they are covered by the company’s internal policies and procedures.

By visiting our website, you accept the procedures detailed in this Privacy Notice.

PDPA Rights Specific to Thailand

Residents of Thailand have the consecutive rights under the PDPA Rights:

Exercising Users’ Thailand-Specific PDPA Rights

If users would like to exercise any of their PDPA Rights, they may do so by contacting the company at https://www.gulf.co.th/en/contact-us. A fee may be charged where permissible by law.
Current GULF employees may utilize the pertinent internal resources given.

General Privacy Guidelines

User-Provided Information

Users may provide GULF with personal information when they communicate with the company. Users are responsible for the accuracy and timeliness of the information they transmit to the company.

Users may engage with the company in day-to-day interactions, including in-person interactions and via technological platforms. These interactions may include company employees, additional personnel of customers, suppliers, and consultants. In this instance “Personal Information” is typically defined as business contact information and may encompass additional information when applicable.

Users may contribute personal information to the company when interacting with the company’s website, including filling out a form on the company’s website. On the forms, the user-provided information may include users’ contact details and any additional information necessary to allow the company to complete users’ requests.

Information provided during the job application process such as username, password, resume/CV, and contact information. In addition, if users apply via a social media platform such as LinkedIn, the company will receive the information from the user’s social media profile or the resume/CV you submit. The company additionally aggregates all information provided by users during the interview process and at job fairs and events. The company may require a background check when required by law which may include references, credit reports, and criminal records.

Automatically Collected Information

GULF uses cookies on our website which automatically collects information about the visitor when they visit and interact with the company website. The information may include personal information under appropriate data protection laws such as user domain; browser type; operating system; page visits; additional information about user device; date, time, and duration of user visit; Internet traffic; and information from third parties.

Company emails may include links to visit pages on our website, download content, open attachments, complete surveys, or perform additional actions. If a user is in our customer contact database, or has interacted with the company online previously, metadata in the links may allow the company to identify the individual user clicking on the link.

If a user visits our company offices and uses GULF’s guest Wi-Fi, the company automatically collects information about the user’s device, including the IP address. Users’ online activities are automatically stored and logged. Usage of company Wi-Fi is subject to our Wi-Fi Acceptable Use Guidelines, which must be accepted for users to connect to the company’s guest Wi-Fi. For reasons of office security and safety, the company uses video surveillance (CCTV) in our offices.

Personal Information Usage

How the company uses personal information collected about the user depends on the use in which the information is given to us. Applicable reasons in which the company oversees personal information involve:

GULF does not track user online activity on the Internet. GULF does not use users’ personal information for automated decision making such as profiling. GULF does not sell or rent users’ personal information to third parties.
If users do not grant their personal information or withhold providing or retract consent (in applicable situations), the company may be unable to accomplish some or all of the aforementioned actions.

Legal Justification for Processing

The company’s processing of users’ personal information will be validated on a legal basis where appropriate by applicable data protection laws (including the PDPA), such as

Disclosure of Personal Information

GULF is a multinational corporation. The company distributes information internally among our business units and corporate affiliates in the typical course of our day-to-day transactions. For a current listing of our power plants, please visit our website at: https://www.gulf.co.th/en/our-business.

The company may disclose personal information with its suppliers (or our suppliers may gather personal information precisely on the company’s behalf) in affiliation with their fulfillment of services for the company. The company’s suppliers may process personal information in compliance with our mandates and is subject to applicable juridical stipulations, confidentiality and security requirements. In general, the countries in which GULF’s service providers are based are the same countries in which the company operates in. The company can be contacted at https://www.gulf.co.th/en/contact-us.

If an individual attends company events, the company may distribute the individual’s name in the participant list and/or promotional materials, and the company may incorporate videos, photographs, and additional multimedia taken of the individual on the company website and in certified report materials.

In specified circumstances, it may be necessary for the company to disclose a user’s personal information to abide with appropriate legal laws and regulations or if the company finds reasonable justification to avert loss or impairment, to advance an inspection of justifiable suspicion of suspected or confirmed illegal activities, or to administrate the company’s legal rights.

The company may disclose users’ personal information to third parties that are connected with possible or substantive sale of the company or any of the company’s assets, or those of any related company, particularly through acquirements or mergers, alteration in divestitures or control, or affiliation with bankruptcy, in such instances personal information collected by the company in regard to our users may be one of the reassigned equities. Where applicable, the company will implement appropriate guidelines to ensure the recipient will act in accordance with this Privacy Notice. The company retains the right to divulge any information which the user provides that is not designated as personal information or otherwise exempt from legal stipulations.

Data Transfers out of Thailand

In the instance where a user’s personal information is transmitted out of Thailand to different GULF group companies or suppliers, the company will implement procedures to assure that users’ personal information sustains a comparable degree of security as if the information remained in Thailand.

Security

GULF maintains a variety of safeguards, managerial, material, and industrial; devised to safeguard personal information from unsanctioned admittance or publication; and incidental or illegal demolition, amendment, or misplacement. Features of GULF’s information security program can be found in further detail on the company’s website at https://www.gulf.co.th/InformationSecurity.

While it is the company’s goal to secure users’ personal information from unsanctioned access, inappropriate use or divulgence, prohibited amending or illegal demolition or incidental misplacement, and the company manages and uses particular equitable actions, telecommunications, and structures to do so, users recognize that no communication over the Internet is entirely protected or infallible, and that the aforementioned structures, actions, and telecommunications managed and used by the company may be subject to compromise. Therefore, GULF cannot be held liable for unsanctioned or unintended access that is beyond the company’s control.

Retention of Users’ Personal Information

While GULF intends to retain users’ personal information for the duration in which the company has a relationship with the user, there are various purposes for which the company may require the retention of users’ personal information beyond the expiration of the relationship. These reasons include, but are not limited to: the data collected was for a purpose that extends beyond the time period of the customer relationship with GULF; personal data corresponding to a statute of limitations establishing, extending, or defending legal claims so that there is an accurate record of your business with us in the event of any complaints; and to adhere to legal, regulatory, tax, and/or accounting requirements/audits requested by a governmental establishment with the authority to solicit this information.

Email Subscriptions

Users can unsubscribe from company emails and amend their personal information and preferences as listed below:

Gulf Investor Relations

Users may unsubscribe from the company’s investor relations emails by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link supplied in every email or by the link situated at https://investor.gulf.co.th/en/information-request/email-alerts-unsubscribe. Additionally, users may opt-out/unsubscribe from company emails and amend their contact information by contacting the company’s customer support team directly.

Gulf Careers/Talent Community

Users may unsubscribe from the company’s Talent Community emails by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link supplied in every email. Additionally, if users have applied for a job at the company but did not acquire an employment offer, the company may retain the user’s personal information and job application to excogitate the user for forthcoming opportunities dependent upon the user’s consent where mandated by law. Users may directly contact the company’s Talent Acquisition team to amend their contact information at their convenience.

External Links

The company website may contain links to third-party sites. GULF is not responsible and does not regulate the privacy practices of third-party sites. This Privacy Notice is applicable only to personal information collected by the company’s website or in the duration of the company’s business endeavors.

Gulf Contact Information

Any inquiries in conjunction to this Privacy Notice or the company’s processing of users’ personal information (excluding those related to specific PDPA Rights inquiries) can contact the company at:

Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited
87 M. Thai Tower 11th Floor, All Seasons Place, Wireless Road,
Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
Tel: +662-080-4499
Fax: +662-080-4455
E-mail: contact@gulf.co.th

Changes to this Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice may be amended upon developments in our practices regarding the usage and collection of personal information. It is suggested that users check back periodically to view any changes or updates to this Privacy Notice.


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