Privacy Policy

The Missouri Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund is committed to providing visitors to this website with an experience that respects and protects their personal privacy choices and concerns.

Our Privacy Policy includes the following three pledges:

1. We pledge that no personal information you provide to us will be sold or rented to any entity or individual or disclosed to an unauthorized entity or individual.

2. We pledge that we will provide the means for you to manage and control the information that you have voluntarily provided to us.

3. We pledge that we will provide mechanisms for you to communicate your privacy questions and concerns to us and that we will respond to them thoroughly and thoughtfully.


This Privacy Policy applies to websites under the domain of Other organizations and websites outside of the Missouri Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund website have their own privacy policies which we encourage you to read whenever you visit those sites.

When we refer to the "Fund" in this Privacy Policy, we are referring to the State of Missouri's "Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund". When we refer to "us", "our" or "we" in this Privacy Policy we are referring to this website and the Missouri Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund.

Helpful Definitions

Personally Identifiable Information is information such as your name, email address or mailing address that can be used to uniquely identify you.

Anonymous Information is not Personally Identifiable Information. Anonymous Information is information about how you use this website (such as places visited and search queries performed). Anonymous Information also includes the domain names and/or IP addresses (as explained in greater detail below) of browsers that visit this website, time of day the website was visited and other non-Personally Identifiable Information. Anonymous Information is information that is not tied to any individual, but helps to characterize this website's visitors.

An Internet Protocol (IP) Address is a set of unique numbers that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are connected to the Internet. Web servers automatically identify your computer by the IP address assigned to it during your online visits to websites hosted on the server.

Missouri Sunshine Law

It is our policy to not disclose Personally Identifiable Information provided by visitors to this website. However, as a state governmental agency, the Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund is subject to Chapter 610 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri, known as the Sunshine Law. If an appropriate request is made to this office for information that is subject to disclosure by the Sunshine Law, we may be required to disclose the information requested, even if it may include your personally identifiable information.


Although access to this website does not require user registration, some areas may require you to provide Personally Identifiable Information. Whenever Personally Identifiable Information is provided by you, we may require you to complete certain fields and offer additional fields which you may optionally choose to complete. We use information which you have provided in the following ways:

1. To send communications to you from us in response to your requests for information.

2. To provide information to you from us regarding your insurance coverage. We may also provide you with additional information relevant to the administration of the Fund.

3. To provide information to other State of Missouri agencies, organizations and persons who have been authorized to perform or assist with services in regard to administration of the Fund.

If you indicate to us that you do not wish to receive specific types of communications via this website, we will respect your wishes.

PLEASE NOTE: In limited special cases we may disclose Personally Identifiable Information, Anonymous Information and/or IP Addresses if we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone causing injury to us or otherwise injuring or interfering with our property or operations, clients and facility owners, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. We may also disclose this information when we believe the law requires it, or in response to any demand by law enforcement authorities in connection with a criminal investigation, or civil or administrative authorities in connection with a pending civil case or administrative investigation.

Anonymous Information

When you use this website, we collect Anonymous Information, even if you have not provided personal information on the website. We may use this information to personalize your experience on this website, to show you relevant information, and generally to improve the services provided on this website to its visitors.

We do not share Anonymous Information about your usage of this website if that information is or can be linked to your Personally Identifiable Information unless we have given you notice as described above and you have given us authorization to do so.

Cookies - How They Are Used

A "cookie" is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Cookies do not damage your system or impair its functioning in any way. We use cookies to provide customized services and to allow you to sign-in to our site. For example, we can store a code unique to you in a cookie and this enables us to prompt you for a password correctly when you return to this website. Cookies also make web surfing easier for you by saving your preferences while you're on our web site.

Cookies - Rejecting Them

You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies, or allow your browser to show you when a cookie is being sent. If you choose not to accept cookies for this website, the portions of this website which require user registration will not be accessible and features on the site that would normally be available to you may be diminished or not work.

Opting Out

You may opt-out during the registration process or at any time from our site. You may send a request to have all Personally Identifiable Information removed from this website by using the methods defined in the Contacting Us section below.

Use of IP Addresses

We may collect IP addresses for purposes of system administration and to audit the use of this website. We do not normally attempt to link a visitor's IP address to Personally Identifiable Information of that visitor, which means each visitor's session will be logged, but the visitor remains anonymous to us. However, we can and will use IP addresses to identify a visitor to this website when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with this website's terms of use or terms of service, or to protect the services, website, users of this website and other state agencies, organizations and persons providing services related to this website.

PLEASE NOTE: Under certain circumstances, IP addresses and/or domain names may be linked to Personally Identifiable Information, when said information is stored in databases managed by Internet registrars or registries.


The Missouri Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund operates secure data networks protected by industry standard equipment and policies. The Fund has security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your user data under our control.

Only authorized employees have access to the information you provide. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur, we make every effort to prevent this from occurring.

Contacting Us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy or the privacy practices of this website, please contact the Fund by making a request via this website's "Contact Us" webpage or directly contacting us using the information provided on the "About" webpage of this website.

The Missouri Petroleum Storage Tank Insurance Fund reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. All changes will be posted to this page and we will make a reasonable effort to notify you of changes to this Privacy Policy.

Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy