Privacy Policy

Please read this Privacy Policy before using this site.

The Privacy Policy set out below shall apply to all users of the site. The terms ‘you’, ‘your’ and ‘user’ refer to any individual and/or business accessing this site for any reason. References to ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ are references to the American Bando Association, Inc. (ABA). The information we collect from you is only that required by us in order to provide you with the information you have requested and to improve the service we provide. Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, we do not supply your personal information to any other person or organizations.


All material presented on this web site is provided for informational purposes only. Before undertaking the study of any martial art, you should consult your physician. You should be aware that if you engage in a martial arts course, you are doing so entirely at your own risk, including any present and/or future physical or psychological pain or injury that you may incur. The American Bando Association (hereafter called the ABA), its officers and directors, and the cannot assume any responsibility or liability for any injuries or losses you may incur as a result of acting upon any information provided by this website, or any links to other sites found herein. Nor can the ABA, its officers and directors assume any third-party liability arising out of any legal actions you may be involved in as a result of the training you received by engaging in a study of any martial art, as presented by this website or any other source. Although there may be a number of instructors and other activities listed in this website, the ABA, its officers and directors cannot be responsible for their claims, instructional strategies, materials, facilities, or consequences that may arise by studying any martial art under their supervision and can make no recommendations or inferences as to the quality or effectiveness of their instructional programs.

Corporate Name

The “American Bando Association” is a registered corporation in the state of Georgia and is registered with the United States Government as a 501[c][10] corporation.

Only the Board of Directors of the American Bando Association may authorize use of the name. Misuse or abuse of the corporate name may result in criminal and civil liability as determined by legal counsel.


The “American Bando Association” logo is a registered trademark. The abbreviation “ABA” is an accepted abbreviation of the “American Bando Association” trademark. The registered trademark may not be used without the expressed and written consent of the American Bando Association. Unauthorized use may result in criminal proceedings based upon federal statutes and civil liability as determined by legal counsel.

Copyright™ and its website are COPYRIGHTED © 2017 by the American Bando Association in state of Georgia. All rights reserved. Law strictly prohibits use of any text or graphics presented in this web-publication without the written permission of the American Bando Association.

Legal Notice

The AMERICAN BANDO ASSOCIATION, INC. (ABA) copyrights the contents of all material available on this Internet site unless otherwise indicated. Copyright is not claimed as to any part of an original work prepared by a federal or state government officer or employee as part of that person’s official duties. All rights are reserved by the ABA and content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission from the ABA, or as indicated.

Members of the ABA may download pages or other content for their own use, consistent with the mission and purpose of the organization; however, no part of such content – text or graphic – may be otherwise or subsequently reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred, in any form or by any means, including placement on another website, except with the prior written permission of and with express attribution to the ABA.

Disclosure of Information

We do not disclose your individual visits to our site or personal information that you provide to any outside parties, except where the law requires it.

Personal Information

In general, we gather information about all of our users collectively; such as what areas you visit most frequently. We only use this anonymously and aggregated with other users’ information to protect your privacy. The information collected helps us determine what features are of most benefit to you in order to create the best possible experience for you.

In some instances, such as when you register to receive our newsletter, we may require more specific information about you, such as name, e-mail address, country etc. We use this information in order to provide you with our newsletter service and to improve customer experience of the website.

IP Addresses and Log Files

We may collect IP addresses of visitors to our site to help diagnose problems with our servers and for system administration. We shall only use these addresses for technical and tracking purposes unless otherwise required by the law. We capture industry standard information contained in the server log file, such as browser type, pages visited, entry and exit points and visit duration solely for the purposes of analysis. Information contained in log files is intended for internal use only and will not be disclosed to our Partners. The aggregate logged information is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

Online Surveys

The ABA may from time to time conduct online surveys in order to improve its services. Your participation in these surveys is entirely optional. Typically, the information is aggregated and used to make improvements to the site and to develop appealing content and features for you. Your contribution to any survey will be anonymous unless otherwise stated in the survey.


Please submit any feedback to us. Feedback is used primarily for internal purposes to aid us in improving the site. Any feedback submitted becomes our property and we may use feedback, such as success stories, for marketing purposes, or to contact you for further feedback. We will seek your written or email approval before using your personal success story for marketing purposes.

Accessing your Information

You have a right to access the information that we hold about you. To obtain a copy, please you email our Membership Secretary. We may charge a reasonable fee for this service.

Third Party Websites

The ABA website may include links to other websites. We have no responsibility for the content or data processes of the linked website(s).

Changes to the ABA Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy for the site, we will post those changes on the site so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone. If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please contact the ABA President or Vice President.