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Members are creative professionals


How do I register as a Member of AbleStable

What limitations are placed on the Member Free service?

What is your definition of a creative professional?

What are the benefits of becoming a Member?

What Service Levels are available for creative professionals?


How do you protect Member privacy?

My Discipline is not listed in your directory, what do I do?

How long does my Member service last?

How do I alter my Member profile?

How do I remove myself from your database?


How do I become a Member of AbleStable?

To become a Member of AbleStable go to Member Services.

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What limitations are placed on the Portfolio service?

The following restrictions apply to our Portfolio Member service level:

Limited to 1 Creative Area and 1 Discipline

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What is your definition of a creative professional?

We define a creative professional as someone offering products and/or services for sale of which they are the originator.

We place creative professionals into one of three categories dependant on the income generated by the sale of their creative products and/or services:

Full Professional: 80% to 100% of income generation
Professional: 50% to 80% of income generation
Active Practitioner: less than 50% of income generation

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What are the benefits of becoming a Member?

We offer a premium directory service to creative professionals and we do not act as agents. We make 0% commission on any work you gain as a result of your association with us. If a prospective client contacts you, you develop your new business relationship in the way that suits you. Our sole aim is to provide the best Internet directory of creative professionals.

The exhaustive registration process Members complete allows prospective clients to find the right creative professional for their needs.

Go to our Member Services to find out more.

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How do you protect Member privacy?

All information is protected under the United Kingdom Data Protection Act 1998/2000/2001 and AbleStable is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioner (a Governmental body set up to monitor and maintain people's data security). To find out more about this organisation visit their web site at www.dataprotection.gov.uk. The Commissioner has details about the processing of personal data carried out by AbleStable. These details are used by the Commission to make an entry describing the processing which is available to the public for inspection

To find out more about the way we treat Private Information go to our Privacy Statement.

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My Discipline is not listed in your directory, what do I do?

We carry an extensive range of creative Disciplines at AbleStable. You'll find a complete list of our Creative Areas and Disciplines on our Directory Index page. If you haven't visited this page, make sure your Discipline isn't indexed there. If you find your Discipline is not listed and yet you wish to register as a Member, go to our Contact page and e-mail support with your request and a detailed description of your Discipline and the Creative Area in which you feel it would best fit. Your Discipline may fall in several Creative Areas. If this is the case, also list these Creative Areas in your e-mail.

We will review your request within forty eight hours and e-mail you with our response. If your Discipline is one that has slipped through the net, we will include it in our directory. This may take up to one week as the Discipline will have to be comprehensively integrated into all our systems.

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How long does my Member service last?

All creative professionals enjoy an indefinate listing at AbleStable.

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How do I alter my Member profile?

You may alter, modify, change, revise, or amend your Member Profile at any time by visiting My Profile and entering any amendments in the form you wish to make.

You may check the details of your Member Profile by visiting your Member Profile page. Your
Member Profile carries all the information you provided during your original registration process at AbleStable. You will also find information on how to add or amend image files and text entries to your Member Profile at My Profile.

After your Member Profile Amendments have been received, an e-mail will be sent to you from our support team asking you to confirm any amendments you have made.
Member Profiles are amended within 72 hours of receipt.

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How do I remove myself from your database?

If you wish to be removed from our database go to Remove Me. Completing this form will start the process of completely and irreversibly removing your details and status as a Member of AbleStable.

Be aware that any fees given to AbleStable for services are non-refundable. If you wish to reregister you will be required to pay a full yearly fee. Please remember that we will have no record of you on any of our systems so we will not be able to confirm your prior status.

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