Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Appalachian Oil Purchasers website (the "Site"). By accessing the Site, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions governing the use of the Site (the “Terms of Use”). Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you should not use or access the Site.

Site Use

The purpose of this website is to provide you with information about Appalachian Oil Purchasers and its services. The material in this Site is provided for lawful purposes only and this Site may not be used to engage in any unlawful activity or fraudulent purpose or to infringe on the rights of Appalachian Oil Purchasers, its affiliates or others. Users accessing the Site do so at their own risk and Appalachian Oil Purchasers is not responsible for material viewed or downloaded by users from the Internet.

Privacy Policy

Appalachian Oil Purchasers respects the privacy of our on-line visitors and strives to maintain the privacy and security of our visitors’ personal information. Use of any information gathered from or about you through this website shall be governed by the Site’s Terms of Use. Appalachian Oil Purchasers reserves the right to update this policy at any time. Appalachian Oil Purchasers only collects personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, and e-mail addresses when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. Appalachian Oil Purchasers will only e-mail visitors who request information from us and voluntarily supply their e-mail addresses. The information collected is used solely by Appalachian Oil Purchasers in the operation of the Site for internal purposes and is not sold or transferred to third parties. We do not require this information from you in order to access our Site, but we may request it when you seek to correspond with Appalachian Oil Purchasers or request additional information. This information allows us to process your request correctly and to respond appropriately to your communications. We also collect aggregate information about use of the Site, such as webpages visited on the Site and overall duration of time spent on the Site.

When a request for information is submitted on the Site, this website uses temporary cookies during the request process. A cookie is a small string of text that a website can send to your browser. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture your email address. Currently, we only use cookies to keep track of selections you make for information from our Site. These cookies are automatically deleted when your browser is closed.

Appalachian Oil Purchasers reserves the right, without any obligation, to monitor, to the extent reasonable, your use of the Site, for the purpose of ensuring compliance with the Terms of Use. Appalachian Oil Purchasers reserves the right to prohibit conduct, communication, or content which it deems in its discretion may be harmful to Appalachian Oil Purchasers, its affiliates, or to users, or that may violate the law.

While we endeavor to maintain the confidentiality of all material submitted that is marked as confidential by the submitter, we cannot accept, and hereby expressly disclaim, any liability from losses relating to the unauthorized disclosure or interception via the Internet of any information that you submit.

At times we may be required by law or legal process to disclose your personal information. We may disclose information about you if we believe that disclosure is necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request or to respond to a subpoena; to protect the safety, rights or property of the Appalachian Oil Purchasers, its affiliates, or users of this Site; and as otherwise permitted under this Privacy Policy. We will endeavor to obtain your permission before sharing your information with anyone, unless we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary for the public interest or required by law.

Appalachian Oil Purchasers takes physical, electronic and managerial precautions in our effort to secure against unauthorized access and use of any data you send us. We urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal information any time you are on the Internet by making sure you use a secure browser, among other measures. In addition, our site may provide links to other Internet websites that are not under the control of Appalachian Oil Purchasers. We cannot accept and are not responsible for maintaining your privacy once you leave our Site. When you click on any links or banners on our Site that take you to third-party websites, you will be subject to such third parties’ privacy policies. We encourage you to read the posted privacy statement of any and every site you visit, whether you are linking from our Site or browsing on your own.

Appalachian Oil Purchasers does not knowingly solicit or send requests for personal information from children or individuals under 18 years of age. Please ensure that you do not allow those under the age of 18 to submit any personal information without your permission.

If you wish to verify any voluntary information collected about you, or if you wish to be removed from our database, please contact an Appalachian Oil Purchasers representative at 304-628-4003.

Appalachian Oil Purchasers reserves the right to modify or amend this policy at any time by posting a revised Privacy Policy on the Site. The changes will only affect the information we collect after the date of the change to our Privacy Policy.

If we are going to use your personal information in a way that is different from the Privacy Policy at the time of collection, we will try to contact you via email using the most recent information we have. If you have not given us permission to communicate with you, you will not be contacted, and we will not use your personal information in the new manner.

Proprietary Information

This Site and all of its content, including its appearance and look and feel, is owned and operated by Appalachian Oil Purchasers and no material or information from the Site may be modified, copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary rights. The copyright notice shall be in the following form: © 2008 Appalachian Oil Purchasers Used With Permission. All Rights Reserved. Such copyright notice must appear in every copy or reproduction of Appalachian Oil Purchasers Site materials. Modification or use of such materials for any other purpose is a violation of the Appalachian Oil Purchasers copyright and other proprietary rights. Any Appalachian Oil Purchasers trademarks, trade dress, service marks or trade names that appear on the Site or are referenced on the Site are the property of Appalachian Oil Purchasers and no license or other right to use such marks, names or dress shall be deemed given without the express written permission of Appalachian Oil Purchasers.

User-Supplied Content

You understand and acknowledge that you are solely responsible for all information, data, text, or other materials or other content that you provide to Appalachian Oil Purchasers via this Site and that Appalachian Oil Purchasers is not responsible or liable for this information.

Third-Party Software

Any third-party software or other electronic material made available for downloading, copying or use through this Site is proprietary to the individual or entity making such material available. Unless otherwise noted, neither the title nor the intellectual property rights of such software, including all files and images contained in the download, are transferred to you. Downloading, copying or other use of such software is subject to the terms and conditions of the licensing agreement relating to such material.

Restrictions on Use of Materials

This Site may contain trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property rights of third parties. All such rights are proprietary to their respective owners. Users are prohibited by law and by these Terms of Use from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works from or using any content on this Site for commercial or public purposes. Except as specifically permitted by these Terms of Use, any use of such trademarks, copyrights, trade names or other intellectual property is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of such owners.

No Warranty


Use by United States Residents

This Site has been published in the United States for residents of the United States only. You agree to use this Site in accordance with all federal, state, and local laws and the terms of conditions contained herein. This Site is not intended for use by, or to provide any information to, users outside of the United States, and any such users should not rely on any information appearing on this Site.

Limitation Of Liability

Every user who visits this Site does so at his or her own risk. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Appalachian Oil Purchasers and any other parties involved in the creation, production or delivery of this Site or whose materials or information appear on this Site, will not be liable for any special, incidental, direct, punitive, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, under any theory of liability arising out of or in connection with the use of this Site, or a delay or inability to use the Site, including without limitation damages due to lost profits, business interruption, loss of data or damage to systems, even if there is negligence on Appalachian Oil Purchasers' part or Appalachian Oil Purchasers has been expressly advised of the possibility of such damages, or both. The above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you to the extent that applicable law does not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. In that event, Appalachian Oil Purchasers' total liability to you for all losses, damages, and causes of action (in contract, tort, including without limitation, negligence, or otherwise) will not be greater than the amount you paid to access this Site.


Linking to the Site, and/or framing any portions of the Site without Appalachian Oil Purchasers’ express written permission is prohibited. Additionally, the Site may contain links to other third-party websites, resources or advertisers. These links are provided for your convenience only. Appalachian Oil Purchasers has no control over these websites or the content contained therein, and Appalachian Oil Purchasers is not responsible for the availability or functionality of these external sites. Such links do not constitute endorsements by Appalachian Oil Purchasers of any third-party websites accessible through such links, their content, substance, information, owner or proprietor or any products or services made available thereon, and such links shall not imply or create any relationship between Appalachian Oil Purchasers and the owner or proprietor of such linked website. Access to any other Internet sites linked to on the Site is at the user's own risk. Users of this Site agree and acknowledge that Appalachian Oil Purchasers is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any content, advertising, products or related materials contained on any of these third party websites, or for any damage or potential damage arising out of or in connection with the use of any such link or website, and agree further that they will not link or frame any portions of the Site without the express written permission of Appalachian Oil Purchasers. Your business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Site, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that Appalachian Oil Purchasers shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Site.


You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, release and hold harmless Appalachian Oil Purchasers from and against any and all third-party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees) arising from or arising as a result of your use of this Site, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your infringement of any intellectual property or other right of Appalachian Oil Purchasers or any other person or entity.


Information contained herein is not guaranteed by Appalachian Oil Purchasers to be accurate or complete and is further subject to error, omissions, prior sales, price change or withdrawal without notice by Appalachian Oil Purchasers. Additional disclaimers may appear from time to time within the body of the Site and are incorporated herein by reference.

Applicable Law

These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States, regardless of where the user is based. If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Appalachian Oil Purchasers can revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting.

Termination of Access

You acknowledge that Appalachian Oil Purchasers may terminate your access to the Site at any time, with or without cause.


Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Use will be effective only if in writing and signed by Appalachian Oil Purchasers.

Dispute Resolution

Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in relation to these Terms of Use, including the validity, invalidity, breach or termination thereof, shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the American Arbitration Association Rules in force on the date when the Notice of Arbitration is submitted in accordance with these Rules. Each party shall bear the expense of that party’s attorneys, experts, and witnesses, regardless of which party prevails in the arbitration, unless applicable law and/or these Terms of Use gives a party the right to recover any of those fees from another party. The arbitrator(s) shall be obligated to follow applicable substantive laws, statutes of limitations and privilege rules related to any dispute. The arbitrator shall award the remedies, if any, that would be available in an individual court proceeding if arbitration had not been elected. These remedies include, without limitation, compensatory, statutory and punitive damages (which shall be governed by the constitutional standards applicable in judicial proceedings); declaratory, injunctive and other equitable relief; and attorneys’ fees and costs.

Changes in the Website

Appalachian Oil Purchasers reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use and to change, suspend or discontinue all or any portion of the Site at any time, in its discretion, without notice.