The pages on the OGA website and the National Data Repository website (“the Websites”) are published by the Oil and Gas Authority.
What is a Cookie
A cookie is a small data file that is downloaded from a website to the device used to access the website. Cookies help websites remember how you use them but they generally do not contain any personal information and generally cannot be used to identify who you are.
Cookies help us to improve your experience of the Websites. For example, they allow us to:
- Remember who you are which can assist with filling out forms.
- Monitor how the Websites are being used so that we can keep improving them.
There are cookies which allow the OGA to administer the Websites and make changes to the content. These cookies check if you are logged in or not so that the site can display information to you.
If you wish to restrict or block cookies used by the OGA, you can amend your browser settings. If you opt out of cookies it may restrict the functionality of one or both of the Websites.
You can view your cookie code by clicking on the cookie to open it. Once you have opened the cookie you will see a string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card which can only be seen by you and the server that gave you the cookie.
Google uses the information provided by the cookie to evaluate your use of the Websites, compiling reports on the activities and providing other services relating to the activities of the Websites and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties, where it is required to do so by law, or to a third party, where the third-party processes information on behalf of Google.
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