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American Ad Books (AAB) Terms

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In no event shall AAB or its suppliers be liable for any damages.


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Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Boise, ID, and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.


AAB works hard to respect the privacy of visitors to our site, as well as our clients.

The purpose of American Ad Books is to collect agency information, including visual information, from publicly available sources, and distribute it to the public so that the advertising agency will receive more attention.

For this reason, everything AAB does is public, not private.

What information do we collect?

Any information available freely over the internet, including images, client names, company names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and job titles. We also collect click data on AAB Showcase competitions.

AAB Judges Competition

Our judging competition is open and public. By competing in our judging competition, you give AAB the right to show your photo, use your name, position and employer. You may opt out at any time by contacting AAB and requesting to be removed.

What information might you receive from us?

When you list your creative work, subscribe to the AAB newsletter, or take any action where your email address is requested, you agree to receive communication from AAB in order to receive updates and newsletters by email. You may opt out at any time.


Cookies are not used by AAB, and our website is a “cookie-free” zone. This means that no additional information is collected from you when you visit our website, and multi-national advertising companies will not be targeting you with special advertising based on your interest in our website. We do not sell your information.


All numbers used in the AAB Showcase Awards website are to be considered approximations and not exact. Exact numbers change daily, and are available upon request.

Your Consent

By becoming a participant and/or client of AAB, you give consent to the collection and use of the previously mentioned information.

Opting Out

We will periodically communicate information with you via emails which may contain annual renewal notices and information about product updates. We must maintain an open channel with you for these types of communications in order to ensure the integrity of our service. We therefore cannot unsubscribe you or any other member from these messages unless you choose to leave AAB completely.

AAB Showcase Awards Competition

All creative work must have been done by agency submitting the work.

All creative work must be part of a currently online public and accessible portfolio, or have been or be in the public eye.

All creative work must have been seen by the public and approved by the company represented by any logo on the creative work.


It is the nature of collaboration that many individuals may claim creative ownership, and in fact each may be correct to different extents.

It is also the nature of the marketing business for individuals to work for a variety of firms, including their own. For this reason, any one piece may be credited to two or more firms where the individuals responsible for the work may have previously worked together.

In the case of legal documents or non-disclosure agreements, it is the responsibility of the firm or individual displaying the work to remain in compliance. AAB and the AAB Showcase Awards is not responsible for violations of agreements which have not been revealed. However, upon notification, AAB will follow the terms of any such agreement, and take immediate action to come into compliance.

When printed material is found to be attributed incorrectly, it is the responsibility of the agency entering or listing the work to contact AAB immediately and request a correction.

If there are any concerns regarding creative work credited to any firm or individual listed in any AAB publication online or in print, please contact AAB at contact@americanadbooks.com

No submission may include notice or imagery indicating creative award status.

Any approvals or copyright questions are the responsibility of the agency and/or person submitting the work.

Accuracy of web links and web addresses are the responsibility of the agency and/or person submitting the work.

Entering of work in any category includes consent to show that work in any book, online or in print, and to show that work in any AAB Showcase Awards contest.

Participation in AAB and/or AAB Showcase Awards represents acceptance of these conditions.

Judges who review and judge creative work agree to have their names shown both on the AAB website and in the Winners Annual.

Judges who review and judge creative work agree to allow their names, images, and titles to be used in promotion of their status as top judges, in print, web, or email.

Contest Eligibility and Conditions

By entering work in the AAB Showcase Awards, you agree to the following terms and understanding of service:

Any and all links supplied by a featured entity are the sole responsibility of that entity to maintain, test, and notify AAB of any need to update.

Each agency, design house or marketing firm, by submitting work to AAB, has affirmed that each piece is the product of their creativity.

All services offered by AAB are subject to change. These services may be changed at any time, without notice. AAB will endeavor to offer a service of similar or greater value if the service is terminated, or changed in a significant way.

Contact Information

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