Privacy policy

Mercuria operates in a number of countries around the globe and is committed to protecting your data, respecting your privacy and dealing with your information in a fair and lawful way. Mercuria`s Privacy Policy describes the types of information that we collect and also how we collect, use and disclose that information.

Privacy notice

By conducting business with us, you agree that your information will be handled as described in the Mercuria Privacy Policy. This privacy notice explains how and why Mercuria uses personal data when you visit our website, purchase goods or services from us or otherwise communicate or engage with us Mercuria holds information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”).

Mercuria`s Privacy Policy sets out how Mercuria:

Additionally the Mercuria Privacy Policy describes:

The objective of the Mercuria Privacy Policy is to provide you with a transparent and clear description of what we do with your personal data. We encourage you to familiarize yourself with our Policy.

In relation to the business that you do with Mercuria and in accordance with our obligations under GDPR, we hereby notify you that Mercuria, acting as a data controller, may process information about you, your directors, officers and employees, and affiliates and agents, which may constitute personal data under the GDPR and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (“Personal Data”).

Mercuria’s Privacy Policy may be updated or revised from time to time and as such you are encouraged to review it periodically. If you have any questions relating to Mercuria’s Privacy Policy or its implementation please contact us at:

Privacy policy

Mercuria is committed to protecting personal information and therefore all personal data is collected, processed, stored and shared in compliance with this policy.


“Personal Information” means any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier. This definition provides for a wide range of personal identifiers to constitute personal data, including name, identification number, location data or online identifier.

“Sensitive Personal Data” means personal information revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation.

What personal information do we collect about you and why?

We may collect and generate information about you including your name, contact details and date of birth.

We process your personal information to fulfil our contractual obligations with you and to be able to conduct various business activities with you. We also process your personal data to comply with all relevant international laws, to conduct due diligence to ensure we perform our business activities in an appropriate and ethical manner and to meet the requirements put on us by a number of third party stakeholders. Additionally, we may use your information to comply with legal, regulatory and other requirements necessary to operate our business, including for internal purposes such as audit, data analysis, statistical and research purposes and troubleshooting and to monitor activities as permitted and/or required by local law and/or regulation

When We Disclose Your Information

We do not share your information with non-affiliated entities for marketing purposes. We do, however, share your information as follows:

The types of third parties we may share your information with include:

In the following circumstances we may also share your information:

Information Sharing Within the Mercuria Group

As a Global company, Mercuria has affiliates and group companies around the world and we may need to share your information with them. Circumstances under which we may share your personal information in this way include:

Access rights between members of the Mercuria Group are limited and are granted only on a need-to-know basis, depending on job functions and roles.

Where any Mercuria Group company processes your personal data on our behalf (as our processor), we will make sure that each company that is a part of the Mercuria Group has appropriate security standards in place to protect your personal data. In addition, we will enter into a written contract imposing appropriate security standards on them.

Legal basis for processing

We have legal basis to collect, use and share your information. We will only collect and process information when we have legal basis to do so. Legal basis includes consent (where you have given consent), contract (where processing is necessary to fulfil contractual obligations (e.g. to provide you with the services you have purchased) and legitimate interest.

If you have any questions about the legal basis we use to process your information, please contact us at:

Data retention

We retain your information while you use our services, after you use our services and / or as needed to conduct our business and to meet regulatory, legal and accounting requirements. This includes data you or others provide to us and data generated or inferred from our business with you.


Mercuria takes security of all data, especially your personal information, seriously. We have done our best to protect your information from any unauthorized access or loss by implementing security features and procedures. You should, however, be aware that the transmission of information via the internet is never completely secure. You should also take necessary steps to protect against unauthorized access to your passwords, phone and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess and keeping your log-in and passwords private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen or compromised passwords or for any activity conducted via unauthorized password activity.

Transfers To Countries That Do Not Provide Adequate Level Of Protection

Mercuria is a global company and information that we collect from or about you within the European Economic Are (“EEA”) may be transferred across international borders and to countries outside of the EEA that do not have laws requiring a reciprocal level of data protection. We as the Data Controller (or Data Exporter) will do our best to ensure that your information is protected no matter where it is transferred. To ensure adequate protection we enter into Data Processing Agreements with our suppliers processing your information outside of the EEA. When necessary we utilize standard contract clauses to ensure the adequate protection of your information.

Third Party Websites

From time to time our website may contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies; we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies. Please check the data privacy policies of these third parties before you submit any personal data to their websites.

Your Rights As A Data Subject

You as a Data Subject have many possibilities to impact how your personal information is being processed. You can:

Please note that if you request us to remove your information, we may retain some of the information for specific reasons, such as to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, and to comply with a law or regulation. Furthermore some information is never completely removed from our databases because of technical constraints and the fact that we regularly back up our systems. Therefore, not all of your personal information can ever be completely removed from our databases.

Identity and Contact Details Of The Data Controller

If you have any questions, concerns or feedback relating to Mercuria`s Privacy Policy or its implementation please contact us at:

Mercuria`s Privacy Policy may be updated or revised from time to time and as such you are encouraged to review it periodically.

Cookie policy

Information about our use of cookies

The Mercuria website uses cookies. Cookies are used to distinguish you from other users of our website. These cookies allow us to improve our website and help us to ensure that you have a good experience when you browse our website.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree.

By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Using cookies enables us to:

Please note that third parties may also use cookies. Mercuria has no control over third party use of cookies.

Should you wish to block cookies you can do so by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.