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Information about how ABQ Find uses and protects identifiable information.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At ABQ Find we have a few fundamental principles:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it. (We can’t stand services that ask you for things like your gender or income level for no apparent reason.)

  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.

  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.

  • In our advertising products, we aim to make it as simple as possible for you to control what’s visible to the public, seen by search engines, kept private, and permanently deleted.

Below is our privacy policy which incorporates these goals:

ChristopherWhitson, Inc. (“ChristopherWhitson”) operates several websites including ABQBuyLocal.com and ABQfind.com. It is ChristopherWhitson’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, ChristopherWhitson collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. ChristopherWhitson’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how ABQ Find’s visitors use its website. From time to time, ChristopherWhitson may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

ChristopherWhitson also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. ChristopherWhitson does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to ChristopherWhitson’s websites choose to interact with ChristopherWhitson in ways that require ChristopherWhitson to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that ChristopherWhitson gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an ad(free or Premium) at ABQfind.com to to provide a username, email address and other contact information. Those who engage in transactions with ABQ Find – by placing ads, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, ChristopherWhitson collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with ABQ Find. ChristopherWhitson does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

ChristopherWhitson may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, ChristopherWhitson may monitor the most popular ads on the ABQfind.com site or use comments made by guests to showcase popular businesses. ChristopherWhitson may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, ChristopherWhitson does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

ChristopherWhitson discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on ChristopherWhitson’s behalf or to provide services available at ChristopherWhitson’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using ChristopherWhitson’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. ChristopherWhitson will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, ChristopherWhitson discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when ChristopherWhitson believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of ChristopherWhitson, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an ChristopherWhitson website and have supplied your email address, ChristopherWhitson may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with ChristopherWhitson and our products. We primarily use our various products to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. ChristopherWhitson takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. ChristopherWhitson uses cookies to help ChristopherWhitson identify and track visitors, their usage of ABQ Find website, and their website access preferences. ChristopherWhitson visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using ChristopherWhitson’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of ChristopherWhitson’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.


Some ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by ChristopherWhitson and does not cover the use of cookies by any other advertisers.


Comments and Reviews made by you about businesses and services on the ABQfind.com website are published on our Websites and are viewable by the public. Be cautious when posting any comments or reviews that may have personally identifying information. We may use any of these comments and reviews for promotional purposes, or to identify high- and low-quality businesses in your community.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, ChristopherWhitson may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in ChristopherWhitson’s sole discretion. ChristopherWhitson encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. If you have a ABQfind.com account, you should also check your account's control panel for alerts to these changes. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Last Update: Jul 5, 2011 - 08:34 MST

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