Global Privacy Policy and Website Terms of Use

We hope you will enjoy using the Stena Drilling Ltd website (our “website”) and we want to make sure your experience is as safe and useful as possible.  Here you can find out how our website works, what personal information we collect from you, how we use it, conditions where we may disclose this personal information to others and how we keep it secure.  By using our website, you acknowledge you understand the content of this policy and agree to be bound by the relevant terms of this policy.

Stena Drilling Ltd (company number: 00061135) (“we”, “us” and “our”) takes the issue of security and personal information protection very seriously and strictly adheres to all applicable data protection laws.  Stena Drilling Ltd is a Data Controller. Stena Drilling Ltd is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office under number ZA294187, and we are a Data Controller of any personal information that you provide us through the use of our website.

Any questions relating to this policy and our privacy practices should be sent to the following address:

Website Use

This important legal notice sets out the conditions on which access to the website is permitted. Stena Drilling Ltd takes all reasonable care to ensure that the materials and information on this website are accurate and complete. However, they are provided for general information purposes only. They are not intended to be comprehensive or to include advice on which you may rely. All liability is excluded in respect of any loss or damage which may arise in connection with the use of or reliance upon any materials and information appearing on this website. Links from this website to any other website are provided for convenience only, and do not imply affiliation with or endorsement by Stena Drilling Ltd. Stena Drilling Ltd is not responsible for the content of external web sites that link to this site or which are linked from this site.

Copyright Notice

Copyright in these pages forming this website belongs to Stena Drilling Ltd, unless otherwise stated. All rights are reserved.  You may print or download any material on this website and retain a copy of it for your personal use or for the use of anyone in your organisation. You will require our permission to make any other use of the material, including, in particular its incorporation into any other electronic or hard copy document.  This disclaimer and copyright notice are governed by English Law.

Collecting Information Including Personal Information

Stena Drilling Ltd may monitor visits to this website and retain information about its users (including, without limitation, the use of cookies and other browser-generated information, further details of which are provided below).

Stena Drilling Ltd may collect the following personal information about you:

  • name, e-mail address, address, employer and telephone number; and
  • any other personal information you provide us when communicating with us.

Where access to restricted parts of this website is subject to more specified terms, those terms apply instead of these such as our Recruitment Privacy Policy which sets out the terms upon which we process any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, as part of the recruitment process.

How your personal information is collected

We collect personal information from you through the following manners:

  • when you choose to contact us through our website; and
  • monitoring website access and use.

Purposes for collecting and processing personal information

We collect and process personal information held about you: (i) when we are required to comply with a legal obligation; and/or (ii) if the processing is for our legitimate interests or those of a third party, as noted below.

We collect and process the personal information so we can contact you in order to assist with and respond to your query.

We also strive to always have the most efficient and focused website which is fit for purpose.  We therefore may use your personal information to identify key trends in website use update our website based on this information.

We will only use your personal information for the purposes for which we collected it as detailed above, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal information for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

Security and storage of personal information

Safeguarding personal information and respecting confidentiality of your information is important to Stena Drilling Ltd.

All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers and we will take the necessary steps, including putting in place adequate technical and organisational measures, to protect your personal information. While we have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information under our control we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration of personal information will not occur.

Disclosure of your personal information

In the course of providing our services we may need to disclose your personal information to other companies (including to trusted third parties) for the purposes for which it is primarily held or for a related or secondary purpose.

We may:

  • disclose your personal information to affiliates of ours within the Stena Drilling Ltd group;
  • disclose your personal information to third parties who perform functions on our behalf and who also provide services to us, such as professional advisors and IT consultants carrying out testing and development work on our business technology systems;
  • disclose aggregate statistics about our website visitors and candidates in order to describe our services to prospective partners, clients and other reputable third parties and for other lawful purposes – in such cases these statistics will include no personally identifying information; and
  • disclose personal information, if required to do so by law, a court order or by a regulatory authority of competent jurisdiction or if we believe that such action is necessary to protect, defend or enforce the rights of Stena Drilling Ltd.

Using our websites – Internet based transfers

Given that the Internet is a global environment, using the Internet to collect and process personal information necessarily involves the transmission of personal information on an international basis. Therefore, by browsing our website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge the processing of personal information in this way.

There are inherent risks in transmitting information across the internet. Stena Drilling Ltd cannot guarantee that the personal information you submit will not be intercepted by others when it is submitted to us over the internet.

Transferring your personal information across international borders

Some of our global offices are based outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) however, we have strict control over how and why your personal information can be accessed. If we transfer your personal information outside the EEA we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures with the aim that your rights continue to be protected as set out in this policy which shall include ensuring adequate protection is in place as required by applicable data protection law. 

IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration and to analyse visitor trends and traffic on our website. This information is collected in aggregate form and does not identify individuals. It is not passed on to third parties. 


A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, for use when you return to a page/website that you visited before. In this case it contains information required for downloading documents.
Cookies are not required to view our website but are in the document downloads area. If you wish to download a document, a cookie will be used to remember your name and email address to save you from having to re-enter it every time you download a document. If cookies are disabled you will need to re-enter this information every time you download a file. The cookies are non-permanent and will be removed when you close your browser.

Keeping our records accurate and up to date

Stena Drilling Ltd will review the personal information it processes to ensure that it is up to date, accurate and not held for longer than necessary for our internal processes or as otherwise required by law. Co-operation in helping to keep your personal information accurate by informing us of any change of name or change of address is an important part of this. Please see further information regarding this under the “Your Rights” section below.

We review our data retention periods regularly and will only hold your personal information for as long as is necessary for the relevant service, or as required by law, or to demonstrate the relationship between us. 

Changes to our privacy policy

Stena Drilling Ltd may change this privacy policy from time to time. If we change our privacy policy, we will post the changes on our website. The date of issue will be indicated. We recommend that you check the terms of this privacy policy periodically to keep up to date with any changes.

Your Rights

Stena Drilling Ltd recognises that applicable data protection laws provide rights to the individuals whose personal information it processes.  These rights include:

  • the right to access to all personal information the company holds about them;
  • the right to know why the personal information is being processed;
  • the right to have their personal information deleted;
  • the right to request certain personal information is restricted from processing where there is a question as to its accuracy, the processing is unlawful, there is no need to process the personal information or there is an objection to the personal information and the decision is pending; the right to have certain personal information transferred to a third party;
  • the right to withdraw consent to the personal information being processed (where consent is actually relied upon);
  • the right to complain to the supervisory authority (e.g. the Information Commissioner’s Office in the United Kingdom); and
  • the right to understand any consequences of not giving personal information.

Stena Drilling Ltd shall, at all times, adhere to any rights of an individual under applicable data protection laws.

We are required, in most circumstances, to respond to you within one month, and at all times in accordance with applicable laws.

How to make a complaint

As noted above, at all times you have the right to complain to the relevant Supervisory Authority (the Information Commissioner’s Office in the United Kingdom).

If you believe that we have breached this policy, or any applicable privacy or data protection laws or regulations which may apply to Stena Drilling Ltd, we ask you make a complaint to us in the first instance before contacting the Supervisory Authority.  If you wish to do so, you should address your complaint in writing to the Stena Drilling HR Ltd HR Manager (contact details are set out below) and you should include as much detail as you can about the personal information affected, and the circumstances that you believe amount to a breach of this policy or the applicable privacy or data protection law or regulation.

We will undertake an internal investigation, and we may contact you if we need to obtain any further information in relation to your complaint. We are required, in most circumstances, to respond to you within one month. Our response will set out the results of our investigation, including whether we agree that Stena Drilling Ltd has breached this privacy policy or applicable privacy or data protection laws or regulations.

Contact details

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or concerns about our commitment to your privacy please send an e-mail to

The HR Manager at Stena Drilling HR Ltd is the first point of contact for complaints regarding compliance with any applicable laws relating to personal information including the GDPR.

Contact details are:

The HR Manager
Stena Drilling HR Ltd.
Ullevi House
Greenbank Crescent, East Tullos
AB12 3BG
Phone: 01224 401180

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