The American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Privacy Policy

ABYC is committed to protecting your privacy. We do not rent or sell your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes. The information we collect is used to provide services to our customers and this statement of privacy explains data collection and use in those situations. Please read this privacy statement in full.

There are times where your personal information will provide us insight to provide you improved service. Information collected when you purchase a product or register for an event or class for example, gives us a better understanding of our members and thus provide additional member benefits. It also allows us to reach out to all ABYC customers in marketing new classes and opportunities within ABYC’s services.


As is standard practice on many corporate websites, we use “cookies” and other tools to helps us analyze the popularity of our website. This also helps us identify ways to improve our website and provide more information to our members and customers. You have the ability to disable unwanted cookies on your browser. Please note that certain features on the ABYC website, however, may not be available once cookies are disabled.

Managing Personal Information

You have the right to access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences at any time. You can accomplish this by accessing your record via the “Edit My Profile” link. ABYC members receive email notifications for membership renewals, class schedules, and general correspondence. You have the option of opting out of email notifications for class schedules and general correspondence. You may do so by setting your email preference here.

When we disclose your information

ABYC is committed to protecting your privacy. To help us provide excellent service, your personal information may be shared with legal entities contracted by ABYC who will safeguard it in accordance with this privacy policy. There are times when we may provide your personal information to companies that we have agreements with in order to provide additional offerings and services to ABYC members. These companies are obligated to protect your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy.


ABYC takes precautions to protect your information, including administrative, technical, and physical measures, to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.

Privacy Policy Change

ABYC may change or update this privacy policy without notice. All changes will take effect once they have been posted on the ABYC website.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy or any concerns about the use of the data please contact us.

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