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 Content Disclaimer

The West Virginia Secretary of State Internet site and the information it contains are provided as a public service by the West Virginia Secretary of State.

Unauthorized attempts to modify any information stored on this system or to use the system for any purposes other than its intended purposes are prohibited.

The West Virginia Secretary of State Internet site may contain references to other information resources, but such references should not be considered as an endorsement of or recommendation by the West Virginia Secretary of State.

Linkage to this system by State agencies, or any West Virginia governmental or educational entity is authorized and encouraged. Linkage to this system by any other person, organization or entity does not constitute endorsement by the West Virginia Secretary of State of the linking site or the views of the person, organization, or entity responsible for the establishment of the link.

The West Virginia Secretary of State makes no warranties, guarantees, or representations as to the accuracy of information or timeliness of any information contained in this Internet site, and assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content.

Under no circumstances will the West Virginia Secretary of State be held liable to any party who may choose to rely on information contained in the Internet site. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this web site does so at their own risk.

The West Virginia Secretary of State may, in its sole discretion and at any time, modify or discontinue this Internet site.

The dissemination of information on this Internet site by the West Virginia Secretary of State does not create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or equity, by a party against the Department, its instrumentalities, its officers, its employees, or any other person.

The West Virginia Secretary of State does not collect or track personal information from its Internet site visitors, unless the visitor has volunteered personal information for correspondence or any other purposes. Generic information from server logs may be used to track the number of visitors to the site, the type of browser software used, and the routes taken through the site by the visitors. This information will only be used in aggregate form and solely for the purposes of improving our Internet site and improving service to our customers by making the information we provide easier to find and use.

Personally Identifiable Information Disclaimer (PII Disclaimer)

Information on the Secretary of State’s website is collected, maintained, and provided for the convenience of the public. The Secretary of State’s Office is dependent upon the filer to keep information accurate and updated. The Secretary of State’s Office does not certify the authenticity of information contained herein as it originates from third parties. The Secretary of State’s Office shall under no circumstances be liable for any actions taken due to reliance of any information contained on this site regardless of the source.

Notice: Protect Your Private Information

Most documents maintained by the Secretary of State’s Office are public records and are subject to disclosure. Filings may be viewed by the public and requested copies may also be made available.

Please do not submit Personal Identifiable Information (PII) unless you are specifically asked to provide it. The Secretary of State’s Office only collects personal identifiable information in a very limited number of cases and will specifically ask for it when it is required. PII includes your social security number, driver’s license number, state-issued ID number, credit or debit card number, or tax ID number on a UCC filing or any other documents you submit to the Secretary of State.

Although we attempt to prevent disclosure of personal identifiable information, due to the large number of documents filed, we cannot guarantee that if PII is placed on a document it will not be disclosed. It is the responsibility of the filer to ensure that PII is not contained on the filing and to notify the office for removal should any be found.