Legal Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

Legal Disclaimer

By using this website, you are accepting that you are bound by the disclaimers, terms and conditions set forth below.

References to "TESCO", “we”, “our”, “us”, “The Drilling Innovation Company” and "the Company" shall include Tesco Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, except where the context requires otherwise. Your use of our website is limited to personal and non-commercial use only, unless other use by you is specifically permitted by TESCO in writing. You may make a single copy of, or download information supplied on, the website, provided the www.tescocorp.com address is visible on the material. The content shown on the website is protected by copyright, trademark and other laws and you are not permitted to copy, modify, reuse, transmit, distribute or re-post any of the content displayed without the prior written permission of TESCO.

Access to the websites cannot be guaranteed at any time. The information on the website is believed to be accurate and complete at the time of posting. TESCO does not warrant nor make any representations or claims as to the validity, accuracy, currency, timeliness, completeness or otherwise of the information contained in its website, nor shall it be liable or responsible for any claim or damage, direct, indirect, special, consequential or otherwise arising out of the interpretation, use or reliance upon, authorized or unauthorized, of such information. Changes to the content of the website are made periodically, without notice.

The most current source of Company information may not always be the content of the TESCO website. TESCO disclaims liability for any failure to update this website or any document contained therein. The information and materials available on the website are not intended to provide specific legal, accounting, financial, investing or tax information or advice to any user. The documents and information available are provided as a convenience only and, where any documents on these websites have been filed in accordance with applicable securities laws, such documents may not be the official versions of TESCO's securities laws disclosure documents, and the user is directed to obtain official copies either from applicable securities regulators, www.sedar.com, www.sec.gov, or from the Company.

The website may contain forward-looking statements about future performance of TESCO. These statements are based on management’s assumptions and beliefs in light of the information currently available to them. TESCO assumes no obligation to update such forward-looking statements on the website, and these statements are subject to uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to materially differ. Readers are cautioned that TESCO’s actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by its forward-looking statements as a result of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors. Discussion of the risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that could affect TESCO’s plans and any actual results are described in TESCO’s Annual Report, Quarterly Reports, Management's Discussion and Analysis and other documents filed with Canadian securities commissions at www.sedar.com and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) at www.sec.gov.

Internet software transmission problems could produce inaccurate or incomplete copies of documents. TESCO takes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of documents or material downloaded or displayed from its websites. Additionally, TESCO takes reasonable precautions to ensure its websites are free from computer viruses; however, it is recommended that the user install and use appropriate antivirus or other protective software. TESCO disclaims liability for any direct, indirect, incidental, or punitive damage resulting from your access to or use of the website. TESCO also disclaims liability for any damages to your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to and downloads from the website. Further, the websites contain “links” to other websites which we think are of convenience and interest. We do not, however, control these third-party websites and are not responsible for the content of any off-site pages. Linking to such sites is at your own risk as TESCO does not verify or investigate the information contained within them.

TESCO Privacy Policy

For Customers

We advise you that generally you may access our websites without revealing any information about yourself. Our web servers do not collect e-mail addresses of visitors, and information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the websites, pages viewed, referral websites, applications used, etc. We use this information to monitor the use of our website and to improve its content and usefulness.

In certain instances more detailed information about you is necessary in order for us to provide you with appropriate service or information. To this end, the information we collect from you will only be used to respond to your inquiry or to enable us to respond to your specific business needs.

For more information about TESCO's personal information management approach, please contact media relations.

Other Stakeholders

Respecting and protecting the privacy of TESCO’s other stakeholder groups is important to us and is a priority in our continuing relationship. Examples of other stakeholders include, but are not limited to, individual contractors, job applicants, shareholders, investment analysts, and government contacts.

TESCO collects your personal information through various means, such as through personal contact, job applications, and over the phone. We collect this information so we can manage our ongoing relationship with you, but we will tell you the specific purposes for which your information will be used when we collect it.

TESCO takes great care to ensure your personal information is securely stored. Access to this information is restricted to authorized employees of TESCO and will only be disclosed to third-party agents responsible for administering our programs or providing TESCO with services, provided that such companies use the information only for the purposes for which it was disclosed, and agree to maintain privacy policies consistent with TESCO’s.

TESCO's recruiting software and its servers are located in the United States. Under certain circumstances, job applicants in some countries submit employment application materials directly to the local office in that country. Therefore personal information may be used, processed and stored in Canada, the United States and other countries, and the governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies of Canada, the United States and certain other countries may be able to obtain disclosure of personal information through national laws.

For more information regarding our privacy policy and procedures please contact us by email at media@tescocorp.com. You may also contact us to request access to or correct any of your personal information held by TESCO.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data — typically encoded information about how and when you use a site — that a Web server creates when you visit a website. This data is placed on your computer hard drive in the form of a small text file.

There are two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are used only for the length of time you stay on the website. We use session cookies only.

We do not and will not use cookies to retrieve data from your hard drive or to obtain your email address or other personal information.

Automatic Logging of Session Data

To help us serve you better, we continuously and automatically collect generic, non-personal information about visits to our website. The following points describe the nature of the information collected in our Web server logs:

We do not collect personal information such as names, ages, phone numbers, addresses or email addresses from visitors to our website. We do not collect individual profile information for visitors across multiple sites and do not aggregate information from any other sources about browsing patterns of individual visitors across multiple sites.

We collect anonymous visitor information like IP addresses, browser types (such as Internet Explorer or Netscape), return visits from past guests, referring pages, pages visited along with the order in which they were visited, time spent on the Web site, and the referrer and transaction information for e-commerce pages. We collect such non-personally identifiable information for the following purposes: (1) to obtain anonymous statistical analysis of Web page traffic patterns for our website (2) to administer our website and servers, (3) to allow for auditing of our services by third parties, and (4) to improve our services.

As mentioned above, we use cookies only for more accurate anonymous traffic analysis As we do not build a database of individual visitors, the data that we do collect is never stored in any individual user profile; the data collected serves only to update aggregate counts allowing us to monitor traffic on our website.

Visitors may elect to opt out of receiving tracking cookies used to collect information for our Web server logs.

We do not create individual profiles of visitors nor do we have a database of individual visitor profiles. We collect data in aggregate form and data is not recorded or stored about individual visitors. We may use the aggregate data to inform third parties as to the number of people who have seen and clicked on links to their websites.

Intellectual Property

Ownership of Material

The material and information on TESCO's websites are being made available only under the conditions set out herein. TESCO reserves rights to the intellectual property presented in its websites, which includes, but is not limited to, our copyrights, trademarks and corporate logos.

No material from the websites may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way, unless otherwise indicated on this website, except for your own personal or internal company use.

If you choose to use material from our websites, you may not allow others to:

  • remove the copyright or other proprietary notices from the downloaded materials
  • sell, reproduce, modify or attempt to modify the materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform or distribute or otherwise use them for public or commercial purpose, including, without limitation, use of the materials on any other website transfer the material to any other person without the written consent of TESCO
  • interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse, this website or any services, system resources, accounts, servers or networks connected to, or accessible through, this website or affiliated or linked websites.

Photos supplied in TESCO's photo library on this website may be used and reproduced for non-commercial purposes, provided that the photos are not modified and that Tesco Corporation is credited. Logos supplied on this website may be used, provided the visual identity guidelines are followed.

Miscellaneous

These disclaimers, terms and conditions shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas without regard to the choice of law provisions of the state. In the event that any provision of these disclaimers, terms and conditions hereof is found invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of these disclaimers, terms and conditions will be binding and will be construed as if invalid or unenforceable provision or part thereof had been deleted. This is an understanding of the parties relating to the matters referred to herein.

Updated September 2011. Copyright Tesco Corporation. All Rights Reserved Legal Disclaimer and Privacy Policy.