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(How We Use Your Information)

Last updated January 24, 2020

Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at Texas Southern Drilling LLC (“Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy , or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at

When you visit our website,  Facebook pages (Texas Southern Drilling) , and use our services, you trust us with your personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy policy, we seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is important. If there are any terms in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our Sites or Apps and our services. 

This privacy policy applies to all information collected through our website,  Facebook pages (Texas Southern Drilling) , and/or any related services, sales, marketing or events (we refer to them collectively in this privacy policy as the "Services").  

Please read this privacy policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us.   


Personal information you disclose to us 

In Short: We collect personal information that you provide to us such as name, address, contact information, passwords and security data, payment information, financial information, personal identity information and social media login data.

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when registering at the Services, expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services, when participating in activities on the Services or Apps (such as posting messages in our online forums or entering competitions, contests or giveaways) or otherwise contacting us.

The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Services or Apps, the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect can include the following:

Publicly Available Personal Information. We may collect information such as but not limited to: first name, last name; phone numbers; email addresses; and other similar data.

Personal Information Provided by You. We collect taxation, and pension; data collected from surveys; CV and other job application data such as background checks; work performance, salary, bonuses, and disciplinary actions; financial information (credit card number, purchase history, invoices); and other similar data.

All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.  

Information automatically collected 

In Short: Some information – such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics – is 

collected automatically when you visit our Services or Apps.

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Services or Apps. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Services or Apps and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Services or Apps, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.

Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.

Online Identifiers. We collect cookie identifiers, or others such as the ones used for analytics and marketing; tools and protocols, such as IP (Internet Protocol) addresses; devices; applications; Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags; device's geolocation; and other similar data.

Information collected from other sources

In Short: We may collect limited data from public databases, marketing partners, social media platforms, and other outside sources.

We may obtain information about you from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, social media platforms (such as Facebook), as well as from other third parties. Examples of the information we receive from other sources include: social media profile information (your name, gender, birthday, email, current city, state and country, user identification numbers for your contacts, profile picture URL, and any other information that you choose to make public); marketing leads and search results and links, including paid listings (such as sponsored links). 


In Short:  We process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of our contract with you, compliance with our legal obligations, and/or your consent. 

We use personal information collected via our Services or Apps for a variety of business purposes described below. We process your personal information for these purposes in reliance on our legitimate business interests, in order to enter into or perform a contract with you, with your consent, and/or for compliance with our legal obligations. We indicate the specific processing grounds we rely on next to each purpose listed below. 

We use the information we collect or receive: 


  • To send you marketing and promotional communications. We and/or our third party marketing partners may use      the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if      this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. You can opt-out of      our marketing emails at any time (see the "WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS" below).

  • To send administrative information to you. We may use your personal information to send you product,      service and new feature information and/or information about changes to      our terms, conditions, and policies.

  • To post testimonials. We post testimonials on      our Services or Apps that may contain personal      information. Prior to posting a testimonial, we will obtain your consent      to use your name and testimonial. If you wish to update, or delete your      testimonial, please contact us at and be sure to include your name, testimonial location,      and contact information.

  • Deliver targeted advertising to you. We may use your information to develop and display content      and advertising (and work with third parties who do so) tailored to your      interests and/or location and to measure its effectiveness.

  • Administer prize draws and competitions. We may use your information to administer prize draws and      competitions when you elect to participate in      competitions.               

  • Request Feedback. We      may use your information to request feedback and to contact you about your      use of our Services or Apps.

  • To protect our Services. We may use your information as part of our efforts to      keep our Services or Apps safe and secure (for      example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).

  • To enable user-to-user communications. We may use your information in order to enable      user-to-user communications with each user's consent.

  • To enforce our terms, conditions and policies for Business      Purposes, Legal Reasons and Contractual.

  • To respond to legal requests and prevent harm. If we receive a subpoena or other legal request, we may      need to inspect the data we hold to determine how to respond.

  • To deliver services to the user. We may use your information to provide you with the      requested service.

  • To respond to user inquiries/offer support to users.  We may use your information to respond to your      inquiries and solve any potential issues you might have with the use of      our      Services.                         

  • For other Business Purposes. We may use your information for other Business      Purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the      effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve      our Services or Apps, products, marketing and your      experience. We may use and store this information in aggregated and      anonymized form so that it is not associated with individual end users and      does not include personal information. We will not use identifiable      personal information without your consent.



In Short:  We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to provide you with services, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations. 

We may process or share data based on the following legal basis:


  • Consent: We      may process your data if you have given us specific consent to use your      personal information in a specific purpose.

  • Legitimate Interests: We may process your data when it is reasonably      necessary to achieve our legitimate business interests.

  • Performance of a Contract: Where we have entered into a contract with you, we may      process your personal information to fulfill the terms of our      contract.

  • Legal Obligations: We      may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in      order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial      proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court      order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet      national security or law enforcement requirements).

  • Vital Interests: We      may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to      investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our      policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the      safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation      in which we are involved.


More specifically, we may need to process your data or share your personal information in the following situations:


  • Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service      Providers. We may      share your data with third party vendors, service providers, contractors      or agents who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access      to such information to do that work. Examples include: payment processing,      data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and      marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use tracking      technology on the Services or Apps, which will enable them      to collect data about how you interact with      the Services or Apps over time. This information may      be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the      popularity of certain content and better understand online activity.      Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any      of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.       

  • Business Transfers. We      may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during      negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or      acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.

  • Third-Party Advertisers. We may use third-party advertising companies to serve      ads when you visit the Services or Apps. These companies      may use information about your visits to our Website(s) and other websites      that are contained in web cookies and other tracking technologies in order      to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

  • Affiliates. We      may share your information with our affiliates, in which case we will      require those affiliates to honor this privacy policy. Affiliates      include our parent company and any subsidiaries, joint venture partners or      other companies that we control or that are under common control with us.

  • Business Partners. We      may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain      products, services or promotions.

  • Other Users. When      you share personal information (for example, by posting comments,      contributions or other content to      the Services or Apps) or otherwise interact with      public areas of the Services or Apps, such personal information      may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside      the Services or Apps in perpetuity. If you      interact with other users of our Services or Apps and      register through a social network (such as Facebook), your contacts on the      social network will see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your      activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of      your activity, communicate with you within      our Services or Apps, and view your profile.



In Short:  We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect and store your information. 

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store information. Specific information about how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies is set out in our Cookie Policy.


In Short:  Yes, we use Google Maps for the purpose of providing better service. 

This website, mobile application, or  Facebook application uses Google Maps APIs. You may find the Google Maps APIs Terms of Service here. To better understand Google’s Privacy Policy, please refer to this link.

By using our Maps API Implementation, you agree to be bound by Google’s Terms of Service. By using our implementation of the Google Maps APIs, you agree to allow us to gain access to information about you including personally identifiable information (such as usernames) and non-personally identifiable information (such as location). 

For a full list of what we use information for, please see the previous section titled "HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?" and “WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?” You agree to allow us to obtain or cache your location. You may revoke your consent at anytime. We use information about location in conjunction with data from other data providers.

The Maps APIs that we use store and access cookies and other information on your devices. If you are a user currently in the European Economic Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway), please take a look at our EU User Consent Policy.      


In Short:  We are not responsible for the safety of any information that you share with third-party providers who advertise, but are not affiliated with, our websites.  

The Services or Apps may contain advertisements from third parties that are not affiliated with us and which may link to other websites, online services or mobile applications. We cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of data you provide to any third parties. Any data collected by third parties is not covered by this privacy policy. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other websites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Services or Apps. You should review the policies of such third parties and contact them directly to respond to your questions.


In Short:  We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy unless otherwise required by law.  

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). No purpose in this policy will require us keeping your personal information for longer than the period of time in which users have an account with us.

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible. 


In Short:  We do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age. 

We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Services or Apps, you represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Services or Apps. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 18, please contact us at


In Short:  You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.

Cookies and similar technologies: Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Services or Apps. To opt-out of interest-based advertising by advertisers on our Services or Apps visit

Opting out of email marketing: You can unsubscribe from our marketing email list at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the emails that we send or by contacting us using the details provided below. You will then be removed from the marketing email list. 

   ■  Contact us using the contact information provided.


Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems and mobile applications include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this privacy policy.  


In Short:  Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.  

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below. 

If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Services or Apps, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Services or Apps. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Services or Apps, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.


In Short:  Yes, we will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws. 

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy policy, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy policy frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.


If you have questions or comments about this policy, you may email us at


Based on the laws of some countries, you may have the right to request access to the personal information we collect from you, change that information, or delete it in some circumstances. Any questions or concerns about our policy please email us at We will respond to your request within 30 days.

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