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Privacy Statement

Thank you for visiting our Web site. We respect your privacy and we will never share your personal information with other organizations. This Privacy Policy governs the URLs and (hereafter the "Site"). By accessing this Site, you agree to the terms set forth in this Privacy Policy.

How to Contact Us

Our postal address is:
2885 Sanford Ave SW #19588
Grandville, MI 49418

We can be reached via e-mail at or you can reach us by telephone toll-free at 877-755-0303.

This Site is owned and operated by the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals (ASDP) for the benefit of its members and other visitors interested in the sewing and design business. ASDP reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason, without notice. You should check this Privacy Policy each time that you visit the site to identify changes made since your last visit. By continuing to access or use the Site, you agree to be bound by any modifications to this Privacy Policy. Please consult our Terms of Use for additional conditions that apply to your use of, and access to, the Site.

Information You Voluntarily Provide

In addition to membership information, ASDP collects and maintains certain personal information about you when you send us an e-mail or complete any of our online forms, such as when you request information from us, request to become a member, respond to surveys, register for meetings, or forward a web page.

Such information may include your name, mailing address, and e-mail address; it may also include the e-mail addresses of those to whom you forward ASDP electronic content, and any other information collected in the forms. You may be asked to provide credit card or other payment information to become a member of ASDP, purchase certain information or materials from ASDP, purchase advertising with ASDP, or register for ASDP events.

Information We Gather Automatically

We also collect certain other information that cannot identify you personally when you visit our web site. This information includes your IP address and your domain name. ASDP logs these IP addresses and domain names, and aggregates them for system administration and to monitor the use of our site. We use the aggregated information to measure the number of visits to our site, the average time spent on our site, the number of pages viewed, and various other site statistics. This monitoring helps us to provide a more useful and engaging online experience to ASDP visitors, and helps us to improve the quality of our content.

ASDP uses cookies in order to make the results available for your on-site searches. Cookies are used in the login process to the Members Only section of the Site. The cookies that control the login process expire after 24 hours, unless you use "Member log out", which removes the cookie immediately. A cookie is a small file that is sent out by a web site, accepted by the user's browser, and placed on the user's hard drive. You can always set your browser to warn of cookies being placed, and then chose which cookies you want to accept. ASDP does not match any information gathered by cookies with personal information you may have voluntarily submitted to ASDP.

Use of Information

We may use the information you voluntarily provide to contact you regarding sewing and design related issues that we believe may be of interest to you, and to keep you updated regarding ASDP programs.

From time to time, we may make such voluntary information, excluding credit card information (which will never be disclosed), available to ASDP affiliate organizations or to sponsors or licensees that provide programs, products or services that we think you might find interesting or beneficial. ASDP uses strict standards in determining which reputable companies receive this information, to ensure that such organizations are committed to the protection of visitors' privacy and committed to the goals of ASDP.

If your volunteered personal information will be used in any manner other than as stated above, such use shall be specifically posted. If you wish to update or remove your information, or if you do not wish your information to be shared with affiliated third parties, please e-mail us at


ASDP links to other Web sites not affiliated with ASDP. ASDP attempts to link only to those Web sites which also respect a visitor's privacy and the goals of ASDP; however, ASDP cannot be responsible for the content or policies of third-party Web sites. Please check with these third-party organizations or companies for their specific privacy policies. If you find inoperable links or are concerned about any of the sites that ASDP currently links to, please inform us by contacting us at

For more information regarding linking to the ASDP Web site, please read the Terms of Use below.


ASDP uses generally accepted, industry-standard security systems, software, and encryption technologies to protect against unauthorized access to ASDP servers, equipment, and other components of our online presence. This includes using industry-standard security systems to protect credit card processing information.

Children's Guidelines

None of the websites covered by this policy knowingly collect identifiable personal information from children under age 13. If we discover that a person under the age of 13 has provided us with any personally identifiable information, we will delete that information from our systems. We are unable to reply to information requests from children under the age of 13, if so identified. A parent or guardian must initiate any requests for information from children under the age of 13 on their behalf. We encourage parents to supervise children when they browse the Internet.

Terms of Use

These terms of use ("Terms of Use") describe the terms and conditions applicable to your access and use of the Association of Sewing and Design Professionals (ASDP) Web site. By accessing and using this Web site, you signify your assent to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to all of these Terms of Use, please do not use this Web site.

ASDP may modify this Web site and the rules and regulations governing its use at any time. Modifications will be posted on this Web site, so please check back when you use this Web site. These Terms of Use were last updated on February 22, 2010.


All content on this Web site, including but not limited to, text, software, code, photographs, video, graphics, and other material contained within this Web site is protected by U.S. and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. You may make a single copy of this Web site for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided that you keep all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices intact. Except as otherwise provided on this page, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, distribute or otherwise use in any way content available on this Web site without the express written permission of ASDP.

Requests for permission to reproduce portions of this Web site for educational and non-commercial purposes must be made by contacting


Use of the ASDP logo is limited to ASDP members in good standing. This use must be in accordance with ASDPs Logo Use Policy, as amended from time to time. All other trademarks or logos on this Web site are the property of their respective owners.

Linking Policy

Links from this Web site

Some links included within this Web site will take you out of this Web site to external sites operated by other parties. These third party links are provided as a convenience to you and are limited to those that meet ASDP's purpose. Decisions to include third party links are made using specific criteria, primarily the relevancy of the subject area to ASDP members' information needs. Additional considerations are authorship, publishing body, point of view or bias, referral to other sources, verifiability, and currency.

ASDP makes no representation regarding the content or accuracy of any other Web site which you may access through this Web site. These linked sites are not under ASDP's control, and ASDP is not responsible for the content available on any linked site or any link contained within a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. ASDP does not endorse any linked sites or information contained within such linked sites.

Links to the ASDP Web site

Unless otherwise set forth in a written agreement between you and ASDP, you must adhere to ASDP's linking policy as follows: (i) any link to ASDP's Web site must be a text only link clearly marked "Association of Sewing and Design Professionals" and may not include the ASDP logo (with the exception of ASDP members, who may use the ASDP logo to link to the ASDP web site), (ii) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with ASDP's name, (iii) the appearance, position and other attributes of the link may not create the false appearance that your organization or entity is sponsored by, affiliated with, or associated with ASDP, (v) when selected by a user, the link must display this Web site on full-screen and not within a "frame" on the linking Web site, and (vi) ASDP reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time and in its sole discretion.

Employment Opportunities

ASDP may from time to time post job opportunities from other employers on this Web site. ASDP screens the job listings for relevance to members; however ASDP is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the job listings, the ability of these employers to offer job opportunities to candidates, or the hiring practices or policies of these employers. ASDP is not involved in the actual transaction between these employers and candidates.

Use of Sample Documents

ASDP may from time to time provide sample contracts, agreements, forms, and policies (collectively, the "Sample Documents") for ASDP members in the "Members Only" section of this Web site. The sample documents are provided for information purposes only and are not intended to replace legal advice offered by legal counsel. ASDP members are encouraged to consult competent legal counsel before using any of the sample documents. Your use of the sample documents is at your sole risk. ASDP assumes no responsibility relating to the use of the sample documents and ASDP, its officers, directors, and attorneys hereby disclaim any responsibility for, or any liability resulting from, the use of the sample documents.


E-mail submissions over the Internet may not be secure. Please consider this fact before e-mailing any personal or confidential information.

No Warranties

All content and information contained in this Web site is provided to you on an "as is," "as available" basis without any warranty of any kind. ASDP makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, or accuracy of this Web site for any purpose. ASDP does not represent or warrant that the information contained in this Web site will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that the Web pages or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Limitation of Liability

ASDP specifically disclaims any liability, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, exemplary or special damages arising out of or in any way connection with your access to or use of this Web site, even if ASDP has been advised of the possibility of such damages.


These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and ASDP with respect to this Web site. Any claim arising out of or relating to this Web site or these Terms of Use will be settled by individual, binding arbitration in the State of New York in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. These Terms of Use will be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without regard to conflict-of-laws provisions. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision will be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and the remaining provisions will be enforced.

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