Privacy Policy

KNOT Offshore Partners LP, along with its affiliates and subsidiaries, (together “KNOP”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and to processing data fairly and lawfully. This Privacy Policy sets out the principles governing our use of your personal information. By using our website (“Site”) or our products and services, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. We may change our Privacy Policy from time to time. We therefore ask you to check our Site occasionally to ensure that you are aware of the most recent version. If our Site contains links to other websites, the privacy policies and procedures described here do not apply to those sites; instead, such sites will have their own policies.

This Site is intended for visitors 13 years and older. We understand the importance of taking extra precautions to protect the privacy and safety of children using our products and services. Children under the age of 13 or equivalent minimum age under applicable law must not share their personal information unless their parent or guardian provides verifiable consent.

Your Data

The types of information we collect about you depends on your use of our products and services and the ways you interact with us. We may collect, use, store, and transfer the following information to provide, improve, and protect our Site and our products.

The data we collect and process. You may give us personal information by visiting the Site, filling in forms on the Site (e.g., on the Contact Us pages), downloading documentation from our Site, subscribing to communications, applying for a job, or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise. We may also obtain information from third-party sources, including data brokers, communication services, partners, and publicly available sources.

This personal information includes the following data which are referred to in this Privacy Policy as ‘your data,’ ‘your personal data’ or ‘your personal information’:

  • Personal information you provide when you interact with the Site. The personal information you give us may include your name, title, company, mailing address, email address, phone number, employment information such as your job title and other company information, and any other information you choose to provide to us;

  • Technical data such as your internet protocol (IP) address, device identifier, your login data to our Site, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access our Site;

  • Troubleshooting and help information when you contact us for technical support, including error reports and performance information;

  • Usage data which tells us how you use our Site. When you visit our Site, our server automatically collects certain browser or device information, including your domain, your IP address, your date, time, and duration of your visit, your browser and operating system type, and the pages you visit.

  • Marketing and communication data which tells us your preference in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.

Purposes for Which We Will Use Your Data

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to do so. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

  • Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

This personal information includes the following data which are referred to in this Privacy Policy as ‘your data,’ ‘your personal data’ or ‘your personal information’:

  • We may use your data, especially usage data and technical data, including the actions you take on the Site (such as Site visits and page interaction information), to evaluate and improve our Site. We may also use this data to provide you with customer service and technical support.

  • We use technologies like cookies to provide, improve, protect, and promote our Site. More information on our use of cookies is available below. KNOP currently does not respond to Do Not Track requests.

  • We may use your data to meet legal obligations, conduct research, and for other legitimate interests, or when you have consented. We may transfer your data in the event of a sale of KNOP or portions of its services or operations.

Sharing your data

We may share information as discussed below, but we will not sell it to advertisers or third parties.

Others working for KNOP. KNOP uses trusted partners (i.e., IT service providers, analytics services, etc.) to help us provide, improve, protect, and promote our Site. These third parties will access your information only to perform tasks on our behalf in compliance with this Privacy Policy, and we will remain responsible for their handling of your information per our instructions.

With third parties, at your request. In order to provide certain services to you at your request, KNOP may need to share your information with certain third parties. These third parties will access your information in compliance with their own privacy policy.

Other applications and third-party links. The Site may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins, and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy policies. When you leave our Site, we encourage you to read the privacy policies of every website you visit. Please remember that their use of your personal information will be governed by their privacy policies and terms.

Protecting your data

We only process personal data where we have a legal basis for doing so. We review the personal data we hold on a regular basis to ensure it is being lawfully processed. Before transferring personal data to any third party (e.g., suppliers, partners and back office support), we establish that there is a legal reason for making the transfer, which may include your consent.

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

We have implemented measures and procedures that we believe adequately protect the privacy of individuals and data protection is integral to all of our processing activities. This includes implementing measures that include data minimization, cyber security and data security policies.

Consumer Privacy Rights

Depending on applicable data protection and privacy laws, you may be entitled to a variety of legal rights regarding the collection and processing of your personal data. You may exercise these rights, to the extent they apply to you, by contacting us as outlined in the “Contact” section at the end of this Privacy Policy or by following instructions provided in communications sent to you. We may request certain reasonable additional information to help us authenticate your identity, your request, and/or to clarify or understand the scope of such requests.

These rights vary depending on the particular laws of the jurisdiction applicable to you, but may include:

  • Right to Know: you may have the right to request information about the personal information we have collected about you, the purpose of our collection, and the source of the data. You may also have the right to know with whom we have shared your personal data, for what purpose, and what personal data has been shared. KNOP does not sell your personal information, nor does KNOP share your personal information for cross-context behavioral advertising.

  • Right to Access: you may have the right to request information about how we process your personal information and to obtain a copy of that personal information.

  • Right to Opt-Out: if we do so, you may have the right to opt-out of the sale or sharing of your personal data. Subject to certain exemptions, you may have the right to restrict our use and disclosure of sensitive personal data.

  • Right to Portability: you may have the right to receive your personal information, in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and to have that information transmitted to another organization in certain circumstances.

  • Right to Correction: you may have the right to request the modification or correction of any errors in the personal information that we have collected from you.

  • Right to Deletion: you may have the right to request the deletion of your personal information that we have collected from you.

  • Right to Withdraw Consent: when processing of personal data is based on consent, you may have the right to withdraw your consent to such processing.

  • Right to Be Free from Discrimination: we will not discriminate against you for exercising your consumer privacy rights. 

  • Right to Object: you may have the right to object to decisions based on profiling or automated decision-making that produce legal or similarly significant effects on you.

  • Right to Lodge a Complaint: you may have the right to lodge a complaint with a regulator, including relevant supervisory authorities.

Where required by applicable law, we will respond to a valid request relating to your rights within one month of receipt, or within three months where a request is complex or challenging.

Submitting Data Requests

To exercise such a request, please:

Please be aware that your request does not guarantee the right, as this is determined by applicable law.

You may also update your preferences to receive marketing offers and other information by clicking “unsubscribe” in the communication.


To improve the functionality and content of the Site and your overall experience, KNOP has designed the Site to use certain technologies, including cookies, to track access to and use of the Site or gather certain personal information. A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device's hard drive or on a website server. We use cookies to obtain some of the automatically collected information described above. Most browsers automatically collect cookies, but you do not have to accept a cookie, and you can in fact modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. If you elect to not allow these technologies to work in conjunction with the Site, you can change your web browser settings, or you can elect to discontinue accessing and using the Site. If you adjust your web browser settings to reduce the interaction of these technologies with the Site, some portions of the Site, its content, or its functionality may be limited. For more information about cookies including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies please go to

KNOP is not responsible for third parties’ use of cookies or other tracking and gathering technologies resulting from your access or use of third-party content or sites, even if such third-party content or sites are linked to the Site.

By continuing to use our Site, you agree to our use of cookies.

Different types of cookies are used for different purposes on our Site, these are known as: strictly necessary cookies, performance cookies, and functionality cookies. Some cookies may be provided by an external third party to provide additional functionality to our Site.

Strictly necessary cookies are cookies that allow KNOP to recognize your computer or device and your preferences when using the Site and are this essential to fulfill an action requested by you, such as identifying you as being logged in. If you prevent these cookies by adjusting your browser settings we cannot guarantee how our Site will perform during your visit.

Performance cookies are cookies used to improve our Site, for example for analytics that let us see how our Site is being used and where to make improvements. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Site. The information is collected in an anonymous form and includes the number of visitors, where visitors have come from to reach the Site and the pages they visited.

Functionality cookies facilitate your efficient access to and use of the Site and enhance the performance and functionality of our Site, often as a result of something you are doing as a user. For instance, to give you better access to and use of content and functionality on the Site, we may personalize our content for you or remember your preferences or advertise content that is more relevant to you.

If you want to manage cookies, you can do so from your browser. You can find out how to do this by going to the help menu in your browser. Please see for further information.

Where We Store and Transfer Your Data

The Site is controlled by KNOP from its offices in the United Kingdom. KNOP may store and use information in the United States and other jurisdictions, and any personal data provided to KNOP will be transmitted to or within those jurisdictions. KNOP also may transfer information and personal data to other jurisdictions to facilitate KNOP’s third-party processors’ access to and/or processing of information and/or personal data.

Individuals in the EU. Whenever we transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it as in the EEA by using specific contractual clauses approved by the European Commission which give personal data the same protection it has in Europe.

KNOP makes no representation that materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.


Have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy? Contact us at or by mail at 2 Queen’s Cross, Aberdeen, AB15 4YB, United Kingdom.

This Privacy Policy was last revised on May 24, 2022.