Private Policy


A Janitor’s Story® is proud to have provided professional cleaning services in Chicago, Illinois (U.S) for over 25 years.  We are licensed, bonded, insured, and certified as a MBE/WBE business with the City of Chicago.  During this time, we have gained a lifetime of information on products, equipment, personal services, and industry related items.  We highlight that information freely here in this space.  We discuss our success stories as well as our mishaps and failures hoping it will bring inspiration and practical solutions to individuals seeking to own, operate or manage a professional cleaning service.

ALL CONTENT shared is OUR OPINION.  OUR ADVICE should not be considered legal advice.  We are not attorneys.  We are cleaning service providers.  The information provided herein is our opinion and provided for entertainment purposes only.  We cannot assume liability for any information that you collect or use from this site.  The information found here is just that, informational.


A Janitor’s Story® is a legal trademark and owned by Stacey and Elbert Freeman.  You MAY NOT USE our Logo or tagline “Inspiring and practical solutions for new cleaning service providers”.  All photography on our website are personal photos and PAID Stock photos  purchased from  You can view the owners of each photo here.  Most images have been altered to fit our brand.  You do not have permission to crop the photos to remove our watermark or website address and use them as your own.  However, you do have permission to “Pin or Save” our photos as long as you link back to our website. 

All content, (unless otherwise stated), photos, printables, and designs are owned by Stacey and Elbert Freeman: © Copyright 2017-present. All rights reserved.


When you submit your personal information via a sign up for our newsletter, or a sign up to receive an opt-in, you voluntarily submit your information. 

We may store your name and email address.  Your IP address may also be stored.   This information is stored for marketing purposes and keeping you informed with any and all pertinent information for you.  We will only use this information to contact you via email notifications to fulfill a contract, i.e. to give a download printable or access to online information as requested.

Your name and email address is currently housed with our automatic email marketing system,  If at anytime you would like your personal information removed, or your would like to exercise your right to be forgotten, please contact Stacey at


Our site uses cookies.  “Cookies” is information stored by your browser (like Internet Explorer or Safari).  They allow websites to store information about your preferences.  Cookies are used to customize your experience.  

We use third party advertising companies.  The advertising companies use cookies in order to deliver the best advertisements for you as you engage on our site.  This information helps our website to display more useful content for you. 


We will only share information as a legality to process a subpoena or a court order to protect the rights of our website and business.  We do not sell or give your information to third parties for their marketing purposes.  We may use third parties to collect data for our purposes of marketing and page views to assess our website’s performance.


We engage in affiliate advertising.  This means there are tracking links throughout our website and emails.  Once you click an affiliate link, a cookie will be stored on your browser for a certain amount of time.  We will receive a commission based upon your purchases.  THERE WILL BE NO ADDITIONAL CHARGES TO YOU.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

Thank you for being apart of our growing community.