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Privacy Policy

1. What information of yours does the EntreNet Communications' network collect?

The goal of EntreNet Communications is to provide you with the information, services and product offerings ("Products and Services") that are most relevant to you. To achieve this goal, the EntreNet Communications may opt to collect information to understand what differentiates you from its other unique users.

We may collect two types of information, "anonymous information" and "personal information". Anonymous information refers to information that is not about an identifiable individual. Each time a visitor comes to an EntreNet Communications' site owned by or hosted by EntreNet Communications, the network may collect information that is necessary to improve the overall quality of the visitor's online experience. The network may collect computer and connection information such as the visitor's IP address (e.g., whether the user is logged on from a .ca, .com, .gov or .edu domain), referral data (e.g., the address of the last URL a user visited prior to clicking through to an EntreNet Communications' hosted site), and browser and platform type (e.g., a Netscape browser on a Macintosh platform). EntreNet Communications may also collects aggregate search terms from its search services for internal reporting and targeted advertising. EntreNet System may collects this user information for purposes of product monitoring, product improvement, and targeted advertising.

In addition to this anonymous information, EntreNet Communications may also collect information that is about an identifiable individual ("personal information"). Personal information includes information that tells us specifically who you are, such as your name and postal code. Personal information may be gathered when you voluntarily register with one or several of the EntreNet Communications' hosted sites. If you choose to register you may provide EntreNet Communications' with your name, postal code, email address, birth date, gender and other information. While not all of this information is required, the more information you volunteer (and the more accurate it is), the better we are able to customize your experience. Once you register you may be given an EntreNet Communications network ID and are able to take full advantage of the many offerings over the EntreNet Communications network, including personalization services. For example, your EntreNet Communications network ID could be used to offer you customized news, sports scores, weather reports, horoscopes and other customized information.

The number and variety of useful services the EntreNet Communications network provides continues to grow and so will your ability to make use of these services if you choose to register for them. If you choose not to provide the requested information, the EntreNet Communications network may not be able to offer you some of the personalized services that depend on this type of information to function. However to register, you still have the option of providing only the minimum necessary information. In addition to registration for various services on the EntreNet network, we may ask you for personal information at other times, including certain necessary information when you enter a sweepstakes, contest or promotion offered at an EntreNet Communications' hosted site, or request, subscribe for or purchase a product or service through the EntreNet Communications' network.

If you contact EntreNet Communications, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We do not collect any email addresses of those who communicate with EntreNet Communications' via email. We use the information provided only so that we may respond to the email.

2. What are "cookies" ? Does EntreNet Communications use them?

We may also collect anonymous information using "cookies." A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from a web site to the hard drive of your computer so that the web site may identify you and allow you to move between EntreNet Communications sites without having to sign in each time. This unique number identifies your browser-- but not you -- to the EntreNet Communications computers whenever you visit one of the hosted sites. A cookie will NOT let a web site know any personal information about you, such as your real name and address. The coding in the cookies lets us know that you are using a particular computer but nothing more. Since cookies are only text files, they cannot run on your computer, search your computer for other information or transmit any information to anyone. To help serve you better the EntreNet Communications' network may use uses cookies to: Help us remember who you are through your browser settings so that we can offer and provide personalized services. We may use cookies to store and sometimes track information about what is done and seen across the EntreNet Communications' network. Cookies also allow us to save passwords and preferences for you so that you will not have to re-enter them the next time you visit. Measure traffic patterns. Without cookies, it could be difficult for us to know that certain services are more popular than others are. Cookies help us know whether or not users have seen particular displays, including advertisements. Cookies are used on most major web sites. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can reset your browser either to notify you when you have received a cookie, or to refuse to accept cookies. You should understand that while EntreNet Communications does not require you to use cookies, certain sites will not function properly if you set your browser to not accept cookies.

3. What organization is collecting the information?

When you provide personal registration information at an Entrenet Communications network site, that information is collected by us.. It may be disclosed to other organizations in the circumstances described in Section 5 below. The majority of the online banner advertisements you see on the EntreNet Communications' network web sites are served through a reputable third party. If you would like to know more about what information is collected and how information is used by our third party ad server or about its "opt-out" procedures, please click here. EntreNet Communications may run promotions, contests and sweepstakes across the EntreNet Communications' network. These promotions, contests and sweepstakes may be operated by third parties on behalf of EntreNet Communications, in which case personal information may be collected by such third party, or disclosed to such third party by EntreNet Communications, for the purpose of the promotion, contest or sweepstakes. If you do not want to have EntreNet share your personal information for such purposes, you can choose to provide only the minimum information necessary to participate in such promotion, contest or sweepstake, or choose not to participate in it.

4. How does EntreNet Communications use any information collected?

EntreNet Communications does not in general, provide e-mail addresses or personal information to third party vendors and never without your permission. With your specific permission, EntreNet Communications' may, from time to time, use your personal information to contact you about changes or enhancements to Products and Services on the EntreNet Communications' Network. If you indicated that you were interested in receiving offers or information from selected EntreNet Communications' sponsors and advertisers. EntreNet Communications may send you email publications and mailings about products and services that we feel may be of interest to you. For those who elect to receive such materials from EntreNet Communications or third parties, and who indicate that they do in their profile, EntreNet Communications' may release personal information. Personal information released includes name, email address and other necessary information supplied in the EntreNet Communications' Network registration process. If at any time you would like to end your subscription to any email materials, follow either the directions posted at the bottom of the email material, or the directions at the email newsletter company's web site. If you enter a sweepstakes or a contest on the EntreNet Communications' network, we will use the personal information you provided to contact you in the event you win. All EntreNet Communications' contest entry forms provide a way for you to opt-out of any communications that is not related to awarding prizes for the promotion. These entry forms also provide users with a choice on whether to receive email marketing materials from third parties. Any information you provide will not be shared with such third parties unless you agree through the appropriate consent box on the entry form. If you enter a contest, you may be asked, under the rules of the promotion, to agree that the promotion sponsor may use your name in relation to announcing and promoting the winners of the promotion.

EntreNet Communications may also use personal information if it has reasonable grounds to believe the information could be useful when investigating a contravention of a federal, provincial or foreign law; for an emergency that threatens an individual's life, health or security; if the use is clearly in the individual's interest and consent is not available in a timely way; or if knowledge and consent would compromise the availability or accuracy of the information and collection is required to investigate a breach of an agreement or contravention of a federal or provincial law. EntreNet System may disclose personal information (i) to an advocate or notary or a barrister or solicitor who is representing it; (ii) if required to comply with a subpoena or warrant issued or an order made by a court, person or body with jurisdiction to compel the production of information, or to comply with rules of court relating to the production of records; (iii) to a government institution or part of a government institution that has made a request for the information, identified its lawful authority to obtain the information and indicated that (A) it suspects that the information relates to national security, the defence of Canada or the conduct of international affairs, (B) the disclosure is requested for the purpose of enforcing any law of Canada, a province or a foreign jurisdiction, carrying out an investigation relating to the enforcement of any such law or gathering intelligence for the purpose of enforcing any such law, or (C) the disclosure is requested for the purpose of administering any law of Canada or a province; (iv) to a person who needs the information because of an emergency that threatens the life, health or security of an individual; (v) for purposes related to investigating a breach of an agreement or a contravention of the laws of Canada or a province; or (vi) where otherwise required by law.

EntreNet Communications may disclose personal information in connection with a corporate re-organization, a merger or amalgamation with another entity, or a sale of all or a substantial portion of the assets of EntreNet Communications provided that the personal information disclosed continues to be used for the purposes permitted by this Privacy Policy by the entity acquiring the information.

5. How can you access, edit or delete your information or opt out of a program that uses your information?

The EntreNet Communications' network advertises our Contact address, phone numbers an e-mail addresses. Please contact privacy@entrenet.com to review the information we have on file and to rectify any inaccuracies.

6 . What kinds of security procedures are in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information?

The EntreNet Communications' Network has security measures in place to attempt to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of your user data under our control. We attempt to keep such information in secure facilities, protected from unauthorized access and kept only as long as is reasonably required. Only persons who have a need to know your personal information for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy have access to the user data you choose to provide to us. EntreNet Communications has imposed strict rules on EntreNet Communications network employees who have access to the databases that store user personal information or to the servers that host our services. While we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse or alteration to data will not occur, we make reasonable efforts to prevent such occurrences. Any other particularly sensitive information, such as your credit card number collected for a commerce transaction is encrypted prior to transmission. EntreNet Communications' is not liable for any use or disclosure of your personal information that is beyond our reasonable control. You are responsible for the security of your EntreNet Communications Network ID and password. Please take care when using and storing them. SLI recommends that you do not divulge your password to anyone. You should log out of your browser at the end of each computer session to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence, especially if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet cafe.

7. What can you do to better protect yourself on the Internet?

Know the risks. When you communicate with others online, you should be aware that, when disclosing personal information such as one's actual name, member name or email address on a web page, in a newsgroup, chat room, forum or any other medium, such information may be collected, used, and further disclosed by others outside the EntreNet Communications network. Accordingly, if you do not want your personal information to be available to others arising from such activities you should not participate in such activities or you should limit the personal information you make available. Educate yourself. Search the Web for as much information as you can about how to protect your privacy. Look for a privacy statement in the sites you visit. Educate your children. Please teach children to not give out their names or other personal information to anyone on the Internet. They should also be instructed not to fill out any forms or register at any Web site without your knowledge and consent.

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