Credentialing Technologists for
over 50 Years

Policy & Disclaimer

NOTICE: By accessing this site, you agree to our use of any information collected during your use of our site in accordance with the terms and conditions more fully set forth herein and agree to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of our On Line Privacy Policy.

Although we respect your right of privacy in any information given to us during your visit to our site, in order to communicate with you or respond in any manner to a request for information concerning our business, services and/or products available from ABRET, Inc., we must, necessarily, collect and use certain information concerning you. In order to make clear the nature and extent of our use of your information, we have set forth our policies and procedures regarding the use of information gathered by ABRET, Inc., so that you may become better informed as to our commitment to protecting your privacy.

We DO NOT sell, share, or in any other way use personally-identifying information collected during your use of our Website for anything other than our own internal purposes in statistical tabulation of activity on our site or preparing and directing an appropriate response to an inquiry from you without your express permission.

During the process of using our Website, we may have occasion to collect some or all of the following information about you which will or may be used as follows:

At the time you register on our site, we will collect and store your name, address and other personally-identifying information. We need this information to provide goods and services that you may request as well as to keep you informed as to additional goods and services about which you might have an interest in the future. This information may also be used to customize your experience while using our Website and for statistical purposes in order that we may periodically review and improve our presence on the web.

We may also ask you for personally-identifying information at other times and at other pages on our site such as if you enter into a promotion; register for a free Webinar; register or otherwise participate in a survey or user group activity or otherwise chose to communicate directly with us through the use of our site. In any one or more of such instances, your choice to “opt-in” and participate in activities using our Website will be considered as your express permission to share your e-mail address as well as your personally-identifying information with any and all third parties offering a promotion or otherwise supporting the activity chosen by you as partners of ABRET, Inc., over which, we have no supervision or right of control.

In addition, we automatically gather general statistical information about our Website and visitors which will, necessarily, result in our learning and keeping personally-identifying as well as system identifying information about you which information will included but not necessarily be limited to: IP addresses; browsers; pages viewed; number of visits; goods and/or services purchased or inquired about; any and all other data which is associated with the routing of your use of our Website through and upon our equipment as well as the equipment of others with whom we connect for the purposes of supporting your activities on our site. In the event any or all of your activities require that your personally-identifying information be transported off of our equipment for the purposes of supporting your activities on our site, your participation in the use of our Website shall be construed as your express permission to share your e-mail address as well as your personally-identifying and system information with any and all third parties with whom we must connect in order to support your use of our Website, whether we chose to notify you of the need to transport such information to others or not.

All personally-identifying information on this site is collected, stored and controlled by ABRET, Inc., with corporate offices located at: 2210 Midwest Road, Suite 200, Oak Brook, Illinois, 60523. The telephone number for us at that location is: 1.866.533.4772.

Our site may contain links to other sites where personally-identifying as well as other information is collected. In the event you chose to link to any one or more of such sites, the collection and use of your information will be governed by the privacy policy applicable to that site. Since we do not have supervision or control over the privacy policies of sites for which we may provide a link, you are strongly urged to learn the identity of the entity that is collecting your personal information on any or all such sites.

We use your personally-identifying information to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, to statistically analyze site usage, to improve our content and product offerings and to customize our site’s content, layout, and services.

We may use your information to deliver information to you that, in some cases, is targeted to your interests, such as targeted banners, new services and promotions. We may ask you to provide us voluntarily with additional information regarding your personal or business interests, experience or requests which may use to customize our service for you.

We may use your e-mail address, your mailing address, and phone number to contact you regarding administrative notices, new product offerings and communications relevant to your use of the site. We will not send you promotions or announcements unless you give us permission to do so.

If you place a request for products or services, we use information to ship your order; if the products or services are from a retail partner, we may provide your relevant information to that retailer for purposes of the transaction. If you establish a credit account with us or our providers, we collect additional information, including billing information, credit card number and expiration date, and tracking information from checks or money orders.

We may also use information to resolve disputes, investigate problems, or enforce our User Agreement. At times, we may review status or activity of multiple users to do so. We may disclose or access information whenever we believe in good faith that the law so requires or if we otherwise consider it necessary to do so to maintain service and improve our products and services.

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to manage our Website and to enhance our site based on the usage pattern data we receive.

We employ reasonable and current security methods to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information.

Whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online – for example on message boards, through e-mail or in chat areas – that information can be collected and used by others.

No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. As a result, while we try to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

You can access the information that we collect online and maintain through normal updating methods. To update, correct or delete this information, you can contact a ABRET representative at 1.866.533.4772. Your account can be deleted or deactivated, but doing so will result in your not being able to access member services. In the event you chose to “delete” your account, we may continue to use your personally-identifying as well as any and all other information gathered from your use of our Website up to the date of your request for deletion of your account for statistical purposes only.

You may, from time to time during your use of our Website, encounter advertisers or promotional service providers appearing at our site, either with or without our knowledge or permission. In such cases, if you chose to respond to the advertisement or participate in the promotional service, you are most likely communicating with third parties over whom we have no right of supervision or control. In such cases, we encourage you to learn the identity of the entity with whom you are communicating and become familiar with its policies regarding the use of your personally-identifying and other information before responding to or participating in any advertisement campaign or promotional offer.

By using our Website, you consent to the collection and use of this information in the manner we describe. In the event you have any questions concerning our Online Privacy Policy, please contact an ABRET, Inc., representative at: 1.866.533.4772 proceeding further in the use of our Website.