CONSENT AND AMENDMENT
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Collection of Information From Prospective Plan Members
All prospective Members will be required to complete an application form (each, an "Application Form") and submit the completed Application Form to rabble.ca. The information which rabble.ca will collect from each prospective Member as part of the Application Form will include, without limitation, the following (collectively, "Personal Information"):
(a) name, e-mail address, and some demographic information; and
(b) other personal or business information that rabble.ca may require.
Collection of Additional Information
Collection of Traffic Data
When you visit rabble.ca, our systems collect basic information about your computer, including: IP address (your computer's unique signature), operating system (e.g., Windows 95), browser software (e.g., Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape), Internet Service Provider (e.g., AOL). We also collect information about what you view on the site. This information reflects the user population as a whole and is used to help us better understand the rabble.ca community. This information helps us identify popular features and content on our site.
USE OF INFORMATION
Processing of Application Forms
rabble.ca uses the Personal Information it collects as part of the Application Form to process the applications of Members. In addition, rabble.ca will use Personal Information to provide continued service to its Members. rabble.ca will also collect and store Personal Information collected from Members for back-up, archival and other record keeping purposes.
Improvement of Site and User Customization
rabble.ca uses User Information collected in order to learn which areas of the Site are popular and which are not so that it can improve and update the Site and the information available on the Site. rabble.ca also uses User Information to customize the delivery of information, services and advertisements to best meet a User's preferences.
After signing up online to receive an rabble.ca e-mail notice, users will start receiving an e-mail notice and other occasional announcements from rabble.ca. In order to distribute our newsletters, we collect subscribers' e-mail addresses. We do not share addresses with other companies or partners. Users can choose to unsubscribe from rabble.ca e-mail list at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions found in the initial e-mail message sent to subscribers, visiting the newsletter sign-up page or sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
rabble.ca offers a service which allows our users to inform friends about an article they might be interested in reading. In order for this feature to function, we ask for e-mail addresses from the sender and for the recipient. We do not store or save these addresses and you will not receive any communication from rabble.ca as a result of having used this feature.
rabble.ca makes the babble discussion boards available to its Users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes publicly available and you should therefore exercise caution when disclosing Personal Information.
You are responsible for the content of the messages that you post to babble. rabble.ca does not assume any responsibility for the content that you or any other members post to babble.
In order to post to babble, a user must become a member of rabble.ca. Therefore the same policies apply. The information will be stored in a database and you will have the option to be automatically notified of messages related to your posts. You will not receive any additional communication from rabble.ca as a result of having used this feature. However, all members may be contacted from time to time with general rabble communications.
If you have any concerns about the message boards, send an e-mail to email@example.com.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
Disclosure Required by Law
Circumstances may arise in which rabble.ca is compelled by law, court order, regulation, subpoena or other legal compulsion to disclose Personal Information to a third party or government authority. rabble.ca will comply with all such legal obligations. In addition, rabble.ca may disclose Personal Information if, in the good faith opinion of rabble.ca, such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to: (a) conform to or comply with any law, regulation or court order; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of rabble.ca or any of its suppliers or licensors, whether or not required to do so by law; or (c) protect the personal safety of Users or the public. rabble.ca also reserves the right to disclose Personal Information to appropriate authorities at its discretion when it appears that activities which are illegal or in violation of any terms and conditions governing its services are taking place.
STORAGE OF INFORMATION
rabble.ca employs reasonable security safeguards in order to protect against the loss, misuse or interception by third parties of information under the control of rabble.ca. However, complete confidentiality and security is not yet possible over the Internet. rabble.ca assumes no liability for any damages Users may suffer as a result of interception, alteration or misuse of information (including Personal Information) transmitted over the Internet.