Privacy Policy


The pages on this website are published by Ophir Energy plc (‘Ophir’, ‘us’ or ‘we’). The website and any dispute arising out of your use of it are governed by the laws of England and Wales. This Privacy Policy details how we use the information you provide when using our website, including contacting us through the contact details provided on the website, and how we use cookies on our website.

Ophir is committed to safeguarding your personal information in line with all applicable laws including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018.

Personal Information

Ophir will not collect any information about individuals through our website, except where it is specifically and knowingly provided by them. If you choose to get in touch with us we will use your personal information to respond to your communication and provide the information you have requested. We may share non-personal aggregate statistics (group) data about our site visitors’ traffic patterns with partners or other third parties. However, we do not sell any information about individual users and we do not use any information for direct marketing purposes.


Through our website you can subscribe to email alerts relating to regulatory news announcements. We will only send you the information you have indicated you would like to receive and you are able to change your preferences or unsubscribe at any time by logging into your account and selecting the appropriate option. We do not share this information with any third parties.

Job Applications

The contact details for our recruitment team are provided on our Enquiries page for the submission of any application for a job or related enquiries. We will use and retain the information provided for recruitment purposes only.


Our shareholder’s personal information (including name, address and number of shares held) is held as required by our legal obligations and to enable us to communicate with you, such as in connection with the calling of a general meeting. In order to meet our obligations we use a third party registrar (Equiniti Limited) to maintain our shareholder register on our behalf.

If you are a shareholder and have any questions about your shareholding or other information maintained by our share registrar please contact Equiniti on 0371 384 2030 or +44 121 415 7047 if calling from outside the UK. Lines are open from 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday (UK time), excluding UK public holidays.


Ophir does not knowingly collect information from children. If any child (below the age of 13) wishes to contact us we request that this is done through a parent or guardian.

Use of Cookies By Our Website

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

On this website we use persistent cookies (necessary for the functioning of the site) and performance cookies (to enable Google Analytics to analyse how users interact with our site). For more information about Google’s privacy policy in respect of Google Analytics, please refer to

The table below details every cookie used by this website.

Necessary (2 cookies)

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
ARRAffinity Used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session. Session HTTP Cookie
smConsent Stores the user’s cookie consent state for the current domain 1 year HTTP Cookie

Performance (3)

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
_ga Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. 2 years HTTP Cookie
_gat Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate Session HTTP Cookie
_gid Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website. Session HTTP Cookie

You can view and change your cookie settings at any time.

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Data Retention

We retain personal data only for the length of time we need for stated processing purposes or for such period as required under legal or regulatory obligations.


Ophir treats all personal data held with the utmost care and security. We use reasonable technical, organisational and administrative measures to protect our website and any personal information we may collect through it, including measures to prevent unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, or the unlawful destruction or accidental loss of personal information.

Transfers of Personal Information

Personal information may be shared with companies within the Ophir group and with third party suppliers we use to process information on our behalf. Wherever we have to use third parties we take care to ensure only the required information is processed and that appropriate safeguards are in place to protect your personal data at all times.

Since Ophir operates globally, we may want to transfer your personal information to other countries, including countries outside the European Economic Area. However, we always seek to ensure that personal information is kept secure and that it is used for agreed purposes only in accordance with our instructions.


This website may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites. This policy does not cover the personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties and we encourage you to review the privacy statement on any third party websites before submitting your personal information on those sites.

Your Rights

Under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018 you have a number of rights relating to the processing of your personal information. In relation to the use of our website or where you have provided personal data to us by other means, including contacting us on the email addresses provided on our website, you have the right to:

  • request access to a copy of your personal data
  • request the correction or deletion of your personal data in certain circumstances
  • object to or restrict the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances
  • withdraw consent to the processing of your personal data that is undertaken on the basis of your consent (this will not affect the lawfulness of processing prior to the withdrawal of consent)

If you believe that we have not complied with our legal obligations in relation to the processing of your personal data you have the right to submit a complaint to the relevant supervisory authority. The authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner’s Office (

Policy changes

We may update this policy from time to time and any changes to the policy will be posted on this webpage. This policy was last updated in May 2018.


If you have any questions with regards to this policy please contact our Data Protection Officer:

Data Protection Officer
Ophir Energy plc
Level 4, 123 Victoria Street
London SW1E 6DE
Telephone: 020 8711 2400