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Terms of Use & Privacy Policy


This Terms of Use statement applies to the Website at www.oceangeo.co and all pages within the site. This site is owned and operated by OceanGeo. You are advised to check each page you visit on or from this site to determine whether you have moved onto a third party site.

Your use of this Website will constitute your acceptance of these Terms of Use. Once accepted, these Terms of Use will constitute a binding agreement between OceanGeo and you governing your use of the site. If you are not willing to abide by these Terms of Use, do not access or use this site.

For convenience and simplicity in this Website, terms such as corporation, company, our, we are sometimes used as abbreviated references to OceanGeo. Nothing in this material is intended to override the corporate separateness of local entities. Abbreviated references describing global or regional operational organizations are also sometimes used for convenience and simplicity. Similarly, OceanGeo has business relationships with many customers, suppliers, governments, and others. For convenience and simplicity, words like venture, joint venture, partnership, co-venturer, and partner are used to indicate business relationships involving common activities and interests, and those words may not indicate precise legal relationships.

1. Use of the Site

A. Site Security. You are prohibited from violating, or attempting to violate, the security of this site. Any such violations may result in criminal and/or civil penalties against you. We will investigate any alleged or suspected violations and, if a criminal violation is suspected, we will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in their investigations. Violations of the security of the site include, without limitation, the following:

  • Logging into or attempting to log into a server or account that you are not authorized to access;
  • Accessing data or taking any action to obtain data, information or services not intended for you or your use;
  • Attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of any system or network;
  • Tampering, hacking, modifying or otherwise corrupting or breaching security or authentication measures;
  • Transmitting material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files or other computer programming routines or engines or engage in conduct that could damage, destroy, disrupt or otherwise impair or interfere with a computer's functionality or the operation of the site;
  • Interfering with, intercepting or expropriating any system, data or information; or
  • Interfering with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, by means of overloading, "flooding," mailbombing," or "crashing" any computer system.


B. "Spam" and Similar Actions. You are prohibited from transmitting the same or similar unsolicited e-mail messages, bulk commercial advertising, or chain letters to one or more e-mail groups.

C. Infringement. You are prohibited from using this site to infringe on any person's copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property rights. We may terminate your right to access the site if we believe you are using the site in a manner that infringes the copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property rights. You may be ordered by a court to pay money damages to us and to the rightful owner of any intellectual property rights you violate.

D. Other Prohibited Actions. In using this site, you must not:

  • Post, send or otherwise transmit or use the site in furtherance of any unlawful, harmful, harassing, defamatory, threatening, vulgar, sexually explicit, hateful or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, any material that exploits children or is invasive or in breach of another person's privacy or other rights, or any material that OceanGeo in its sole discretion does not wish posted or transmitted on the site;
  • Continue to send e-mail to a recipient who has indicated that he/she does not wish to receive a communication from you;
  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
  • Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, without limitation, copyright or trademark laws and rights of publicity and privacy, unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary authorizations;
  • Violate any applicable law or regulation;
  • Engage in conduct which could damage or impair the intended operability of the site;
  • Misrepresent your identity or affiliation in any way, or forge, delete or alter any e-mail or other posting;
  • Engage in deceptive online marketing; or
  • Assist or permit any persons in engaging in any of the activities described above.


E. Your Content. You must exercise caution, good sense and sound judgment in using this site. You are responsible for any material you submit or transmit to or through the site. You agree, represent and warrant that any information you post to or transmit through the site is truthful, accurate, and not misleading and is offered in good faith, and that you have the right to post or transmit such information. Such information (including, without limitation, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or any other materials whatsoever), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is your sole responsibility.

F. Consequences of Unacceptable Use. We reserve the right in our sole discretion to suspend or terminate without notice your access to the site upon a direct or indirect violation or attempted violation of these Terms of Use. This right is in addition to any rights and remedies available to us by law or in equity.

G. Copyrights; Linking and Downloading. The material made available at this site is protected by copyright. No material from this site may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without written permission of the copyright owner, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer and produce one printed copy, in each case for your personal, noncommercial use only or in direct connection with your purchase or use of any OceanGeo products or services, provided you keep intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices. Modification of the materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of OceanGeo's copyright and other proprietary rights. Permission for all other uses of materials contained in this site, including reproducing and distributing multiple copies, or linking to any page at this site except the "home page" (www.oceangeo.co), must be obtained from OceanGeo in advance. For purposes of this Agreement, the use of any such material on any other Website or networked computer environment is prohibited. All design rights, databases and compilation and other intellectual property rights, in each case whether registered or unregistered, and related goodwill are proprietary to OceanGeo.

H. Software Copyright. In the event you download software from this site, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the "Software") are licensed to you by OceanGeo. OceanGeo does not transfer title to the Software to you. You may own the medium on which the Software is recorded, but OceanGeo retains full and complete title to the Software and all intellectual property rights in the Software. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-perceivable form, except to the extent permitted by applicable law and upon giving OceanGeo prior written notice of such activities.

I. Trademarks. All trademarks, service marks, logos and trade names, whether registered or unregistered, are proprietary to OceanGeo or to other companies where so indicated. You may not reproduce, download or otherwise use any such trademarks, service marks, logos or trade names without the prior written consent of the appropriate owner thereof.

J. Links to Other Websites. As you view this site, you will notice links to other non-OceanGeo Websites. These links are for convenience only. OceanGeo does not own, control, or maintain these third party sites. If you decide to access a third party's Website through a link provided by this site, you do so at your own risk. OceanGeo is not responsible for the availability or content of these sites or for any viruses or other damaging elements encountered in linking to a third party Website. In addition, providing links to these sites should not be interpreted as endorsement or approval by OceanGeo of the organizations sponsoring the sites or their products or services.

K. Unsolicited Ideas and User Materials. OceanGeo does not accept or consider unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new promotions, products, technologies or processes. You must not transmit any material to or through this site that you consider to be confidential or proprietary. Any material that you transmit to or through this site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. This policy serves to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes regarding ownership of ideas. Except as expressly provided in OceanGeo's Privacy Statement or a separate written agreement between you and OceanGeo, you give OceanGeo an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit and distribute such information. You further agree that, except as expressly provided in OceanGeo's Privacy Statement or a separate written agreement between you and OceanGeo, OceanGeo has the right to use, without any payment or accounting to you or others, any concepts, know-how or ideas that you (and those who act on your behalf) transmit to or through this site.

L. Global Availability/Export Controls. This site is controlled and operated by OceanGeo from its offices in the United States. OceanGeo makes no representation that the site or materials accessed or described on the site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so at their own initiative and are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable U.S. and local laws. Access to this site from jurisdictions where the contents of this site are illegal or penalized is prohibited. Access to or use of this site or materials accessed on or described on this site by persons or from countries who are sanctioned by the U.S. is specifically prohibited. Software from this site is further subject to U.S. export controls. You may not export or re-export any information, Software or materials accessed on or described on this site except in full compliance with all U.S. laws and regulations. No information or Software from this site may be downloaded or exported or re-exported (i) into or to a national or resident of any country to which the U.S. embargoes or sanctions goods, services or technology; or (ii) to any person or entity on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals, the U.S. Bureau of Export Administration Entity List, the U.S. Bureau of Export Administration Denied Persons List or the U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Denial Orders. By downloading or using Software from this site, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list and that you are in compliance with any local laws in your country that may impact your right to import, export or use this site or Software, information or materials accessed or described on this site.

M. No License Agreement. Mere use of this site does not grant any license, express or implied, under any patent or trade secret rights now or hereafter, owned, controlled or possessed by OceanGeo. Any Software or update that you download is governed in accordance with (i) the license terms accompanying the file or (ii) if no license terms accompany the file, the terms of the license agreement that accompanied the original product licensed by you that you are updating.

2. Changes to Terms of Use

OceanGeo may revise these Terms of Use at any time without notice. You should revisit these Terms of Use each time you access this site to make sure you are aware of the most recent terms because they will be binding on you. Your use of the site after such changes constitutes your agreement to such changes.

You are advised to check each page you visit on the site. Some site locations may have special additional terms and conditions that apply to use of or interaction with that location. Those additional terms and conditions may also be revised at any time without notice. Your use of that site location constitutes your acceptance of those additional terms and conditions.

3. Disclaimer


4. Limitation of Liability

YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL OCEANGEO, OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY COMPENSATORY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE OR THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF OCEANGEO OR AN OCEANGEO-AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, and so to that extent the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the site or the content on the site or with any of these terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the site and the content on the site. In no event shall OceanGeo's total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence) or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you to OceanGeo, if any, for accessing this site.

5. Disclosure; Forward-Looking Statements

This site and the contents and materials in this site contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements include statements as to expectations, beliefs and future financial performance, such as statements concerning future sales and market growth, future business prospects, future cash needs, future financial results, future sources of cash, and other statements that are not of historical fact. Actual results may vary materially from those described in these forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements reflect numerous assumptions and involve a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which OceanGeo is unable to predict or control, that may cause actual results or performance to materially differ from any future results or performance expressed or implied. These risks and uncertainties include risks of audit adjustments and other modifications to OceanGeo's financial statements not currently foreseen; risks associated with the timing and development of OceanGeo's products and services and market acceptance of OceanGeo's new and revised product offerings; risks associated with economic downturns and volatile credit environments; risks associated with the performance of OceanGeo affiliates and joint ventures; risks associated with OceanGeo's level of indebtedness, including compliance with debt covenants; risks associated with competitors' product offerings and pricing pressures resulting therefrom; risks that sources of capital may not prove adequate; risks related to collection of receivables; risks associated with pending litigation; and risks related to technological and marketplace changes affecting OceanGeo's product line. These risks and uncertainties also include additional risk factors, which could affect actual results, disclosed by OceanGeo from time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Reports on Form 10-K and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Unless legally required, OceanGeo undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

6. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold OceanGeo and its affiliates and any of its and their directors, employees, agents and contractors harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, demands, causes of action, debts, losses, liabilities, costs (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees) or other expenses that directly or indirectly arise out of, is based upon, or relates to your violation, or violation by any other person using your password or account, of the terms and conditions of this agreement and/or your activities in connection with this site.

7. Applicable Law and Dispute Resolution

This agreement, these Terms of Use and your use of this site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, and, to the extent controlling, federal laws of the United States of America, without reference to principles of conflicts of laws. By using this site, you hereby: (i) designate the courts of Texas as the exclusive court of proper jurisdiction and venue of and for any and all lawsuits or other legal proceedings relating to this agreement, these Terms of Use or your use of this site and (ii) irrevocably consent to such designation, jurisdiction and venue. If legal proceedings are instituted by OceanGeo to enforce any provision of this agreement, OceanGeo will be entitled to recover its reasonable attorneys' fees, court costs and ancillary expenses from you. If any provision of this agreement shall be determined to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter herein and may not be modified by you unless in a written agreement signed by OceanGeo.

8. Termination

This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. You may terminate this agreement at any time by ceasing use of this site and destroying all materials obtained from this site and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise. Your right to access this site will terminate immediately without notice from OceanGeo if in OceanGeo's sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this agreement. Upon termination, you must destroy all materials obtained from this site and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise. The provisions of these Terms of Use shall survive any termination of this agreement. The termination of this agreement shall in no way relieve either party from any liability or obligation that, at the time of such termination, had already accrued to either party or which is attributable to a period prior to such expiration or termination or which, by its terms, is required to survive the termination of this agreement. Likewise, the termination of this agreement shall in no way preclude either party from pursuing any rights and remedies it may have under this agreement at law or in equity that accrued or are based upon any event occurring prior to such termination.

9. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms of Use, you may contact us at:

Attn: Customer Relations
2105 CityWest Blvd, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77042-2837



OceanGeo is committed to protecting your privacy. This statement explains the steps we take to protect your personal data when you visit our Website. It describes what categories of personal data we collect, the purposes for which we use the data, your choices regarding use of your data, our security measures, and how you can review and correct your data. By accessing our Website, you consent to the data collection and use practices described in this Privacy Statement. Please check each portion or page of the site that you visit because certain portions or pages of the site may contain changes to the Privacy Statement applicable to your use of that particular portion or page.

If you choose to visit our site, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Statement and our Website Terms of Use, including any disclaimers, limitations on damages, dispute resolution and application of law provisions. We reserve the right to change this statement at any time without notice except as otherwise provided herein.

1. Data Collection

A. Data Collected Directly from Visitors. In most instances, you can visit our site without providing any personal data. However, on some pages, we may ask you for personal data to provide a service or carry out a transaction requested by you. The personal data that we collect may include:

Contact details, such as your name, title, company/organization name, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers, physical address, etc.;
Information about your company and job position;
Your preferences with respect to e-mail marketing;
Financial information (including credit card numbers, bank or customer account information, and, in connection with credit requests, Social Security Number or other national/tax identification number);
Information such as your nationality and country of residence that allows us to determine your eligibility under export control regulations to receive information about certain technologies;
Your inquiries about and orders for our products and services, as well as information that assists us in identifying the best products and services for you;
Contest entry and event registration information; or
Feedback from you about our products and services (including our Website).
You are not required to provide this information. However, if you choose not to, please be aware that we may not be able to provide you the requested service or complete your transaction.

B. Data Collected Automatically. We collect certain data about all visitors to our Website, including what pages they view, the number of bytes transferred, the links they click, and other actions taken within our site. If you log-on to our site or to any pages in our site, we may connect this information with your identity to determine your potential interests in our products and services. We may also use this information to improve our security measures. We also collect certain standard information that your browser sends to every Website you visit, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and capabilities and language, your operating system, the date and time you access the site, and the Website from which you linked to our site. We do not link these data to your identity.

2. Our Use of Your Personal Data

We will use your personal data only for the purposes set forth below.

A. Services and Transactions. We use your personal data to deliver services or execute transactions you request, such as providing information about OceanGeo products and services, processing orders, answering customer service requests, facilitating use of our Website, and similar purposes. In order to offer you a more consistent experience in interacting with OceanGeo, information collected by our site may be combined with information we collect by other means.

B. Website Improvement. We may use your data to improve our site (including our security measures) and related products or services, or to make our site easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing our site to your particular preference or interests.

C. Marketing Communications. We may use your data to inform you of products or services available from OceanGeo. When collecting information that might be used to contact you about our products and services, we will give you the opportunity to opt-out from receiving such communications. Moreover, each e-mail communication we send includes an unsubscribe link allowing you to stop delivery of that type of communication. If you elect to unsubscribe, we will remove you from the relevant list.

D. Employment Applications. In connection with a job application or inquiry, you may choose to provide us with data about yourself, including your educational background, resume or curriculum vitae, and other information, including your ethnicity where required or permitted by law. We may use this information throughout OceanGeo, its subsidiaries, affiliates and joint ventures for the purpose of employment consideration. We will keep the information for future consideration unless you direct us not to do so.

3. Our Use of Cookies and Web Beacons

Cookies are small files that Websites save to your hard disk or to your browser's memory. Our Website may use cookies to track the number of times you have visited the site, to track the number of visitors to the site, to determine and analyze visitors' use of our site, to store data that you provide such as your preferences and e-mail address, and to store technical information related to your interactions with our site. We may also use session cookies (which are deleted when you close your browser) to store your user ID, to facilitate your movement around our site (particularly in connection with information searches and order placement) and other information useful in administering the session.

Most Internet browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your computer. If you choose not to accept cookies, you may not be able to experience all of the features of our Website. Internet browsers also enable you to delete existing cookies, although this means that your existing settings (including stored user IDs and other preferences) will be lost.

Our site also may contain electronic images known as web beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that allow us to count the number of users who have visited those pages. We may include web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon (including whether the recipient clicked on a link in the email or forwarded the email to another person).

4. Disclosure of your Personal Data

Except as described below, personal data that you provide to OceanGeo via our Website will not be shared outside of OceanGeo, its subsidiaries, affiliates and joint ventures without your consent.

A. Disclosure to Service Providers. OceanGeo contracts with other companies to provide services on our behalf, such as hosting Websites, sending out information, processing transactions, and analyzing our Website. We provide these companies with only those elements of your personal data they need to deliver those services. These companies and their employees are prohibited from using the personal data for any other purposes.

In addition, communicating via the Internet and sending information, products, and services to you by other means necessarily involves your personal data passing through or being handled by third-parties, but OceanGeo does not sell or distribute your personal data to third parties for purposes of allowing them to market their products and services to you.

B. Disclosure in Connection with Transactions. In connection with certain transactions, we may disclose some or all of your personal data to financial institutions, government entities, and shipping companies or postal services involved in fulfilling the transaction.

C. Disclosure in Connection with Acquisitions or Divestitures. Circumstances may arise where for strategic or other business reasons OceanGeo decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize particular businesses. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal data to prospective or actual purchasers, or receiving it from sellers. It is OceanGeo's practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.

D. Disclosure on Collaborative Websites. Some portions of our Website promote collaboration among registered users with respect to a particular area or topic. In those areas, we may share your username with other participants to label comments or suggestions that you make as yours. We do not, however, share your name, contact details, or other personal data with other users of those collaborative areas.

E. Disclosure for Other Reasons. We may disclose personal data if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal requirements or with legal process served on us, to protect and defend our rights or property, to enforce this agreement and Terms of Use, or in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of any individual.

5. Security

OceanGeo is committed to protecting the security of your personal data. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal data you provide on computer systems with limited access that are located in facilities to which access is limited. When you move around a site to which you have logged in, or from one site to another that uses the same log-in mechanism, we verify your identity by means of an encrypted cookie placed on your machine. When you place an order with us, view account information, or provide financial information, we protect the transmission of such data using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption.

For sites to which you log-in, it is your responsibility to ensure the security of your password and not to reveal this information to others. If you are sharing a computer with anyone, you should always log-out before leaving a Website so that subsequent users will not be able to access your data.

6. Reviewing your Personal Data

In some cases, you can review and correct personal data provided through our Website by going to the page on which you provided the data. You can always make a request to review and correct your personal data collected via our Website by contacting us. We may take steps to verify your identity before providing you access to your personal data. You can help us to keep your data accurate by notifying us of any change to your mailing address, phone number, or e-mail address.

7. International Transfers of Personal Data

Personal data collected on our Website may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which OceanGeo or its subsidiaries, affiliates, or joint ventures maintain facilities. Personal data may be transferred among OceanGeo's various divisions and affiliated companies around the world, which may involve transfer from countries within the European Economic Area to countries outside the European Economic Area. By choosing to use our site and to provide data to it, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.

8. Links to Other Websites

Our Website may contain links to other Websites, including those of other companies, professional and government organizations, and publications. While we try to link only to Websites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we do not control and are not responsible for the content, security, or privacy practices employed by other Websites. You should review the privacy statements of those Websites to determine how they protect and use your personal data.

9. Children

This site is a general audience site, although it may contain information that may be of interest to children. However, OceanGeo does not seek through this site to gather personal data from or about persons 14 years or younger. If any portion of our Website is directed at children, we will include an additional privacy statement notice for children.

10. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement, you may contact us at:

2105 CityWest Blvd, Suite 100
Houston, Texas 77042
Tel: +1 281 879 3630

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