Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

Privacy Policy & Terms of Use for Albuquerque on the Cheap™

Except as disclosed in these Terms, Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap does not sell or disclose any personally identifiable information it collects about its users nor does it make it possible for third parties to contact its users directly.

Personal Information: Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap collects and maintains a list of email addresses, Twitter account names, forum account names, and similar information. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap collects this information on a voluntary basis in order to provide its users with automatic updates of its content, and this information is not sold to or shared with other parties other than third-party services, such as Google Feedburner, which it uses to manage its subscription services. To unsubscribe, subscribers can click on the link in the email updates, delete their Albuquerque/ forum account, or adjust their subscription services at third-party websites, such as Twitter or Facebook. When posting comments on Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap, the site prompts users to enter a user name, email address, and optional website; the email address is not made public on the website and is used for verification purposes only. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap reserves the right to disclose any and all personal information it collects both as required by law and when that disclosure is necessary to protect or defend its rights, property or users and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap.

Public Website: Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap is a public website. Any information users post in its comments section or any other part of the website can and will be publicly available, unless otherwise specified in these Terms. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap is not responsible for any information, personal or otherwise, users choose to submit on its website and/or any third-party contacts that result thereof.

Children: Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap does not intentionally gather personal information about users who are under the age of 13.

Anonymous Information: Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap collects non-personally identifying, aggregate information about its users, such as search engine keywords, referring/edit pages, pages visited, geographic region, operating system, browser information, date/time stamp, and hyperlinks clicked. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap uses this information for a variety of purposes, such as analyzing trends, evaluating its marketing strategies, and modifying its content. The aggregate information may be shared with and/or sold to third parties in a non-identifiable way.

IP Addresses: Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap automatically logs each user’s IP address with each visit and use of the website. The IP address may be linked with personally identifiable information. Unless otherwise noted in these Terms or as required by law, this information is not sold to or shared with third parties. The IP address may be used to block banned users from accessing Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap.

Advertising: Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap uses third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit its website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Double-Click DART cookie: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it and its partners to serve ads based on your visit to this site and/or other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

The cookies of other third-party vendors or ad networks may also be used to serve ads. Users can opt out of some, but not all, of these cookies in one location at the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out website.

Affiliate Programs: Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap participates in several affiliate programs including, but not limited to, (Entertainment Book,, Groupon, etc), Living Social, CityDeals, MySavings, Plum District, Tippr, and it is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to and Though the site earns some revenue via affiliate links, Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap retains full editorial control over the deals posted on the site, and it limits the use of affiliate links to the types of deals routinely posted on the site.

Contests: From time to time, Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap will host giveaways and contests on its blog. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap is not responsible for the accuracy of the details of each freebie or fulfillment. The organization providing the item remains fully responsible for providing its description and handling fulfillment. Contest entrants agree to hold Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap harmless in the event that an organization does not fulfill its obligations.

Cookies:  Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap, its subscription management services, and/or its advertisers may use cookies to track users’ use of Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap and improve their navigation experience. If desired, users can adjust their web browser settings to block and/or remove cookies from the computer. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap does not use cookies to track users browsing other websites. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap is not responsible for any cookies used by advertisers and/or email subscription services, and it has no knowledge of how the information gathered by the cookies can or will be used.

Links to Other Sites:  Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap contains links to other websites, which are neither owned nor controlled by Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap. When users click on a link to that takes them to another website, they have left Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap’s website. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap is not responsible for the privacy policies of other sites. By providing links to other sites, Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap does not guarantee, approve, or endorse the information or products available at these sites.

Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap Content:  Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap can and will post about freebies, deals and discounts. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap posts the details of the deals as it finds them and is not responsible for the accuracy of the details of each freebie, deal or discount or fulfillment. Users of Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap maintain sole responsibility for checking with vendors to verify the validity of each deal. Other editorial can and will include subjects relevant to the site, including but not limited to events, entertainment, businesses and travel,  as deemed suitable by the editor.

Copyright: All editorial content on Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap is copyright © Tania Casselle 2012. All Rights Reserved.  Editorial posts may not be copied or distributed without prior written consent from the author.  Cases of copyright infringement will be pursued under applicable federal and state laws, and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 1998.

Affiliates. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap is owned by Tania Casselle. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap does not currently have any subsidiaries, joint ventures, parent company, or similar affiliates. Should another company acquire Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap and/or its assets, it will own any information collected as outlined in these terms, and it will assume all rights and obligations regarding the protection and use of that information. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap will inform subscribers of any change of ownership through its subscription services.

Security. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap relies on industry-standard security technologies and procedures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, and/or destruction. Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap cannot fully eliminate security risks associated with the personal information it collects, and a breech may occur.

Jurisdiction: The publisher of Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap is based in Taos, New Mexico, USA. As such, any information collected by Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap and/or voluntarily provided by Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap users will be subject to the laws and regulations of the United States. Should a dispute arise, Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap users agree that any civil action or legal proceeding shall be brought in the local, state, and federal courts of record located closest to Taos, New Mexico or resolved under the rules of the American Arbitration Association (

Terms Updates. The Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap Terms may be changed at any time and without notice. Should Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap undergo a change of ownership or make a substantial change regarding its use of personal information, Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap will notify individual subscribers any subscription management services in place. Continued use of Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap’s subscription services and/or accessing its site indicates your acknowledgment of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.

Albuquerque/ Forum Registration Agreement: You agree, through your use of this forum, that you will not post any material which is false, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person’s privacy, adult material, or otherwise in violation of any International or United States Federal law. You also agree not to post any copyrighted material unless you own the copyright or you have written consent from the owner of the copyrighted material. Spam, flooding, advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are also forbidden on this forum.

Note that it is impossible for the staff or the owners of this forum to confirm the validity of posts. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the posted messages, and as such, are not responsible for the content contained within. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information presented. The posted messages express the views of the author, and not necessarily the views of this forum, its staff, its subsidiaries, or this forum’s owner. Anyone who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to notify an administrator or moderator of this forum immediately. The staff and the owner of this forum reserve the right to remove objectionable content, within a reasonable time frame, if they determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, however, please realize that they may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately. This policy applies to member profile information as well.

You remain solely responsible for the content of your posted messages. Furthermore, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the owners of this forum, any related websites to this forum, its staff, and its subsidiaries. The owners of this forum also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or any other related information collected on this service) in the event of a formal complaint or legal action arising from any situation caused by your use of this forum.

You have the ability, as you register, to choose your username. We advise that you keep the name appropriate. With this user account you are about to register, you agree to never give your password out to another person except an administrator, for your protection and for validity reasons. You also agree to never use another person’s account for any reason. We also highly recommend you use a complex and unique password for your account, to prevent account theft.

After you register and login to this forum, you will be able to fill out a detailed profile. It is your responsibility to present clean and accurate information. Any information the forum owner or staff determines to be inaccurate or vulgar in nature will be removed, with or without prior notice. Appropriate sanctions may be applicable.

Please note that with each post, your IP address is recorded, in the event that you need to be banned from this forum or your ISP contacted. This will only happen in the event of a major violation of this agreement.

Also note that the software places a cookie, a text file containing bits of information (such as your username and password), in your browser’s cache. This is only used to keep you logged in/out. The software does not collect or send any other form of information to your computer.

If you have any questions or concerns about Albuquerque/ABQ on the Cheap’s Terms of Use and Privacy Statement, email