posted on Jul, 9 2010 @ 02:03 PM
Here is BP's legal use of it's name.
The following sets out the terms and conditions of use of this Website.
Words and phrases such as "BP", "bp", "business unit", "company", "us", "we" and derivatives thereof in this Website are used generally
and are intended to refer to the relevant member business unit and/or company or companies within the BP p.l.c. group of companies.
OUR LIABILITY TO YOU
The information (including any software algorithms, text or graphics) contained in this Website ("Website Information") is not comprehensive.
Despite our efforts, it may not be accurate, up to date or applicable to the circumstances of any particular case. The Website and the Website
Information is provided on an "as-is" and "as-available" basis. We cannot accept any liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in this Website.
We make no representation or warranty, express or implied, about the accuracy, completeness or currency of the Website Information including any
hypertext links or any other items used either directly or indirectly from the Website, and reserve the right to make changes and corrections to the
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of whatsoever kind, arising out of access to, or the use of, this Website or the Website Information, even if we are advised of such losses or
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intellectual property rights or third party rights, title, latent defects, uninterrupted service, fitness for any particular purpose or freedom from
computer viruses, is given in conjunction with the Website or the Website Information. No information contained in this Website constitutes an
invitation by or on behalf of bp to enter into a contract or risk management product arrangement with you. The actual terms and conditions of any
contract or specific arrangement between you and bp may differ from the Website Information.
USE OF ANY HYPERLINK
We are not responsible for the content of any other website, including any website through which you may have gained access to our Website or to which
you may gain access from our Website. If you hyperlink to any other website from our Website, then you are deemed to have acknowledged that we have
not reviewed such other website and hereby disclaim responsibility for any information contained in any such site accessed through the hyperlink. We
do not accept any liability for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other losses or damages of whatsoever kind, in connection with or
arising out of access to, or use of, any such sites or links or any information contained therein.
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of it; and you may take a print for your personal use of so much of the site as is reasonable for private purposes. All other use is strictly
prohibited. All the contents of this Website and downloads from it are Copyright BP p.l.c. its affiliates and subsidiaries. All rights reserved.
Certain names, words, titles, phrases, logos, icons, graphics or designs contained in the Website may be considered trademarks, trade names or design
marks of BP p.l.c. its affiliates and subsidiaries. The display of such trademarks, trade names or design marks in the Website does not imply that a
license of any kind has been granted to any other party. Any unauthorized use regarding publication, copying or modification of the information
contained in this Website, including trademarks, trade names and design marks, may violate applicable legislation and may result in legal action. You
may not frame this site nor provide a link to a page other than the home page without our express permission.
OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT
Other than in respect of personal information which will be treated in accordance with the Privacy Statement that appears in this Website, if you
provide information to us, you agree that we have unlimited rights to such information and that we may use such information in any way we choose. We
are committed to protecting your privacy. When you request information through this Website, we need to know your e-mail address or, where you wish it
to be sent by post, your name and postal address. We use this to send to you the information you request in the form that you require. We will not
pass your details to anyone else outside BP without your permission unless required by law to disclose the same and then only to the extent so
required. By providing us with your personal information, you agree that we may utilize the information for the purpose of corresponding with you and
providing information relating to conducting e-commerce initiatives involving our company and any other intended purpose(s). All information which is
personal in nature, other than information pertaining to the name, title, business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization, will
be treated in confidence in accordance with applicable privacy law.
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You are provided with an identification code and password exclusively for use by you in accessing this Website. You shall take such actions as are
necessary to maintain the confidentiality and otherwise to prevent the unauthorised use of the identification code and password and you agree to
notify us promptly in the event that any unauthorised person has gained access to them. You hereby authorise us and any party claiming through us to
rely upon any information and instructions set forth in any data transmission using the identification code or password without making further
investigation or enquiry and regardless of the actual identity of the individual transmitting the same in connection with the operation of the
Website, save in the case of our negligence or willful default. You shall indemnify and hold us harmless from any claim, proceeding or damages
relating to the use, misuse or unauthorised use of the identification code and password, save in respect of our negligence or willful default.
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If you are located in the United States, your use of this Website and downloads from it, and the operation of these terms and conditions, shall be
interpreted and governed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas (being deemed by both ourselves and you as the place where agreement was
made for these terms and conditions) and any applicable Federal law. The Courts of Texas shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising
out of your use of this Website. If you are located in Canada, your use of this Website and downloads from it, and the operation of these terms and
conditions, shall be interpreted and governed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta (being deemed by both ourselves and you as the
place where agreement was made for these terms and conditions) and the federal laws of Canada applicable herein and you hereby irrevocably attorn to
the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Alberta over any dispute arising out of your use of this Website. In the event that any or
any part of the terms contained in these terms and conditions shall be determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable
to any extent, such term shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest
extent permitted by law.
We are happy to discuss any questions and comments of any issue concerning the operation of this Website if you contact us at: BP NAGP - Website
Administrator, 501 Westlake Park Blvd., Houston, TX 77079 or firstname.lastname@example.org.