You can visit public areas of our websites without revealing any personal details. We collect the originating IP address and use “cookies” to track user sessions and page views on our websites. A "cookie" is a small text file placed on your computer's hard drive to collect information about your activities on the site. Cookies provide additional functionality and personalization to our websites, help us analyze and regulate website usage and assist you by remembering your password when you re-visit our websites.
In order to qualify for access to restricted areas of our websites, you are required to provide registration details about yourself and your company. These registration details are used to qualify you for access, identify you as a registered user, enable us to respond to your inquiries, and/or to provide you with follow-up information about our products and services. We may send you email communications to inform you about product updates, new products or other notices or to send you newsletters and other similar material. Baker Hughes is under no obligation to grant you access to the restricted areas of our websites.
The data we collect may be processed and transferred to Baker Hughes affiliates and business associates throughout the world. Such transfers may include personal data automatically collected or processed during the course of your activities on or use of our websites and may also include personal data you directly provide in connection with registration or other use of our websites. The legal systems in some or all of the countries to which your details may be transferred may only provide limited protection for personal data, and law enforcement agencies may have greater access to such data than exists in the country of your residence. You agree that you will not have the ability to control or prevent the processing, use or transfer of your personal data. You expressly consent to any collection, processing, transfer and use of any such personal data.
You can amend your registration details on our website or contact Baker Hughes to have your registration capabilities removed.