Privacy Policy

As a source for private information for hundreds of companies from around the world, privacy and protection are of the utmost importance to CrudeDirectory.Com.

This privacy statement details CrudeDirectory.Com’s handling of private information and data submitted to or otherwise collected directly to CrudeDirectory.Com through the website, payment process, ordering or directory submission. CrudeDirectory.Com will use and disclose private information as outlined in this privacy statement.

Personal information collection

Personal Information is any information which can be used to identify an individual. We collect Personal Information any time a transaction occurs on the website. The Personal Information collected includes information provided to us directly by individuals and that is provided to us by merchants or financial institutions. The collection of Personal Information described herein is necessary for use of the membership.

This information includes but is not limited to:

Consumer Name

Contact information (such as company information, email address, phone number, and mailing address)

Order and payment information

We collect other information, such as:

IP address and information about the device used to access the membership services

How and which services are used

Merchant and merchant account information, including account information we may gather from third party sources

Information provided to us through means such as social media, the Crude Community forum or when you contact us through our website.

How we use Personal Information

Usage and disclosure of Personal Information varies based on a party’s relationship with CrudeDirectory.Com. CrudeDirectory.Com primarily uses this information to provide the membership and to

Facilitate the processing of payment transactions

Respond to requests and inquiries

Provide support services

Send administrative information, such as changes to our terms, conditions, and policies

Administer promotions or contests

Facilitate social sharing functionality

Analyze and monitor membership usage and to make improvements

Help secure memberships, prevent fraud and enforce our policies

Help personalize our website

Communicate about other CrudeDirectory.Com services or those of our affiliates or other third parties

Compile information for use on an aggregated and de-identified basis

Conduct data analysis and research, audits, develop new products, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and operating and expanding our business activities

Perform other activities with consent

Where CrudeDirectory.Com discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, CrudeDirectory.Com may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Use of Cookies
CrudeDirectory.Com and its third party service providers use certain tools to collect information about users browsing our website. These tools use cookies which are small text files that are stored on a user’s computer hard drive. The cookies are used, among other things, to improve website performance, to provide customized viewing options, to compile statistical reports on website activity, for fraud reduction or for security purposes. We also use cookies to recognize customers or a previous visitor of our website, or to pre-populate website forms. Such information may be disclosed to third parties to provide any of the activities mentioned above on behalf of CrudeDirectory.Com

To find out more about cookies, including browser-specific instructions on how to restrict or block cookies, go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org. Remember, though, without cookies, users may not be able to take full advantage of all of our website features.

We may also use locally stored objects (sometimes referred to as “Flash cookies”) for security and fraud detection purposes. Flash cookies are not managed through web browser settings. Please visit Adobe’s Flash Player Help website for help with managing Flash cookies.

How we share Personal Information
We will only share Personal Information as described in this policy. Specifically, we may share Personal Information:

As necessary to perform the Services and to complete payment transactions

With companies and vendors that help us to operate our business by providing services such as website hosting, fraud screening, data analysis, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, auditing and other similar services

With third parties that have contracted with CrudeDirectory.Com to perform certain functions on our behalf

With third parties sponsors of promotions or contests where consent has been given

To comply with law or other legal obligations such as responding to subpoenas, or other requests from public and government agencies, including laws and other legal obligations outside a party’s country of residence

To protect our rights, operations or property, or that of our users

To investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential or suspected illegal activities, fraud, threats to the personal safety of any person, or violations of the membership’s terms and conditions

With consent

Please note that any information posted to public areas such as on our social media pages or forum may be seen by other visitors.

Editing Personal or Business Information for the Crude Oil Directory
CrudeDirectory.Com is not responsible for personal information submitted to its third party service providers for use in the Crude Directory (sometimes referred to as the Crude Oil Directory). The Crude Directory content is not guaranteed by CrudeDirectory.Com to be complete, timely or accurate at any time. We undertake no obligation to update the personal information or content at any time. Any changes or updates to the information are not the responsibility of CrudeDirectory.Com or its third party affiliates. Please direct any questions regarding the Crude Directory to the document owner at directory@truthresources.net.

Securing your data
CrudeDirectory.Com will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. CrudeDirectory.Com will store all the personal information you provide on secure servers. Information relating to electronic transactions entered into via this website will be protected by encryption technology.

Choices
Users and Members can choose not to provide us Personal Information when you use our website(s) or mobile application. However if the information request is not identified as optional and a user chooses to not provide required Personal information, then the user may not be able to use the features of the website or mobile application. Users can configure its browser to reject cookies, or to notify it when a cookie is set. However, if you reject cookies, the membership and website may not operate properly.

Cross-border data transfers
Information that CrudeDirectory.Com collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which CrudeDirectory.Com operates to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy. In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website or in the Crude Community forum will be published on the internet and may be available to be used or viewed around the world. You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.

Use of the Services by minors
The Services are not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13), and we request that these individuals do not provide Personal Information through the Services.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change this privacy policy at any time by posting an updated privacy policy. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites. CrudeDirectory.Com is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party or website.

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or CrudeDirectory.Com’s treatment of your personal information, please write:

by email to info@crudedirectory.com; or
by mail to 2211 Rayford Rd., Suite 111 #208, Spring, TX 77386