Privacy Statement

This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for the ABS-INC.COM web site (the "Site"). BY ACCESSING AND USING THE SITE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT. If you feel that ABS Associates, Inc. is not abiding by its posted Privacy Statement, you should contact Client Relations by calling 800.840.9208 or by emailing us at info@abs-inc.com. For purposes hereof, "you" or "your" shall include yourself and any entity you represent or on whose behalf you use the Site.

Information Collection and Use
In general, ABS Associates, Inc. collects information from Site visitors only on the "contact us" forms located throughout our Site. This information is used to respond to inquiries or, if requested, add the visitor to our newsletter email list or it may be used determine how to best operate the Site. ABS Associates, Inc. will not sell, share, or rent this information to others, other than as disclosed in this statement. There is no promise or warranty as to total security of information, but we do take reasonable steps to prevent unauthorized access to, and disclosure of, individually identifiable information in connection with the Site.

Log Files
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Cookies
Some parts of the Site also use "cookies" which are small files that automatically request to be placed on your computer hard disk to help us remember you and what your preferences are when visiting the Site links.

This Site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the use, content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Site. In addition, information may be provided to our third party partners who may send you messages or materials. We do not monitor and will not be responsible for third party messages or materials, and you may opt-out of receiving such materials per the directions set forth below.

Newsletters
If a user wishes to subscribe to our newsletters, we ask for contact information such as name and email address.

Correction/Updating Personal Information
We do not verify that any user's information is accurate, complete or current, and we depend on users to update or correct their personal information whenever necessary. If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your zip code), or if a user no longer desires communication with ABS Associates, Inc., we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user's personal data provided to us. This can be done by emailing Client Relations at info@abs-inc.com.

Choice/Opt-out
Our users are given the opportunity to "opt-out" of having their information used for purposes not directly related to our Site at the point where we ask for the information, or this can be done by emailing Client Relations at info@abs-inc.com. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials from our partners, may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying with an "unsubscribe" in the subject line, directly in the email or by sending us an email at unsubscribe@abs-inc.com, at anytime.

Law
Any claim relating to the Site or this Privacy Statement shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the United States and the State of Illinois, without regard to choice of laws principles, and all legal proceedings related to the use of the Site may only be brought in the State of Illinois.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our Privacy Statement, we will post the new policy on our Site under the privacy statement link so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances -if any -we disclose it. You are encouraged to regularly check this Privacy Statement to be aware of any changes or modifications.