Privacy Statement


The P & Y Refiners, Inc Web Site (hereinafter “Site”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement explains data collection and use practices of this Site; it does not apply to other online or offline sites, products or services. By accessing the Site, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy statement.



Collection of your Personal Information

We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you to provide a service or carry out a transaction that you have requested such as receiving information about Site services, ordering e-mail newsletters, or registering for our message board. The personal information we collect may include your name, title, company or organization name, e-mail, phone, and address.

The Site may collect certain information about your visit, such as the name of the Internet service provider and the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the Site; the pages that you access while at the Site, and the Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site. This information is used to help improve the site, analyze trends, and administer the site.

In order to avoid your e-mail address or other personal information from being gathered and used by others for inappropriate or harmful purposes, Site advises that you should be cautious about posting a real e-mail address or other personal information to newsgroups, chats, message boards, or other public forums.


Use of your Personal Information

The personal information collected on this Site will be used to operate the Site and to provide the service(s) or carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized.

In support of these uses, Site may use personal information to provide you with more effective customer service, to improve the Site and any related Site products or services, and to make the Site easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing the Site to your particular preference or interests. Additionally, with your permission, we may send you information about other Site services.

Site may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Site or its employees; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Site and its employees; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of Site employees or agents, users of Site products or services, or members of the public.

Personal information collected on the Site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which Site or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using the Site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country. Site abides by the safe harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of data from the European Union.


Control of your Personal Information

Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal information you provide on the Site will not be shared outside of Site and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission. As described below in the next section, you can access your personal information and make choices about how you wish to be contacted.

Please be aware that this privacy statement and any choices you make on this Site will not necessarily apply to personal information you may have provided to Site in the context of other, separately operated, Site products or services.

Site may send out periodic e-mails informing you of our products and services or confirming you requested more information about a product or service. In some services offered by Site, contact with the client is an intrinsic part of the service.


Security of your Personal Information

Site is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.


Protection of Children's Personal Information

Site is a general audience site and does not knowingly collect any personal information from children.


Use of Cookies

We use cookies on this Site to ensure the integrity of the registration process and to personalize the Site. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a web page, or navigate within a site, a cookie helps the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of delivering relevant content, eases site navigation, and so on. When you return to the Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the site's features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this or other Web sites you visit.


Enforcement of this Privacy Statement

If you have questions regarding this statement, you should contact us.


Changes to this Statement

We may occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. For material changes to this privacy statement, we will notify you either by placing a prominent notice on the home page of our Web site or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy statement and any updates.


Contact Information

Site welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement. If you believe that Site has not adhered to this privacy statement, please contact us via e-mail and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.