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Canada Rare Earth Corporation Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to and is intended for the use of the Canada Rare Earth Corporation (“CREC”) website in Canada. Throughout this Privacy Policy, use of the term “you” or “your” refers to the individual or entity that accesses CREC’s website (the “Website”).

CREC is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy explains data collection and use practices of the Website and does not apply to other online or offline CREC sites. By accessing the Website, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy policy.

Collection of your Personal Information

CREC will ask you when CREC needs information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows CREC to contact you to provide a product or carry out a transaction that you have requested such as receiving information about CREC products, or ordering e-mail newsletters. The personal information CREC collects may include your name, title, company or organization name, work e-mail, work phone, work or home address, information about your job function, information about your company, and credit card information.

The Website may collect certain information about your visit, such as the name of the internet service provider (“ISP”) and the Internet Protocol (“IP”) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the Website; the pages that you access while at the Website and the internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our Website. This information is used to help improve the Website, analyze trends and administer the Website. Some of our websites collect information about your hardware and software to provide a requested product. Windows Update, for example, needs to know information about your computer to recommend needed operating system updates.

Use of Collected Personal Information?

The personal information collected on this Website will be used to operate the Website and to provide the product(s) or carry out the transaction(s) you have requested or authorized.

In support of these uses, CREC may use personal information to provide you with more effective customer service, improve the Website and any related CREC products, and to make the Website easier to use by eliminating the need for you to repeatedly enter the same information or by customizing the Website to your particular preference or interests. In order to offer you a more consistent experience in your interactions with CREC, information collected by CREC may be combined with information collected by other CREC services.

CREC may use your personal information to provide you with important information about the product that you are using, including critical updates and notifications. Additionally, with your permission, CREC may send you information about other CREC products, and/or share information with CREC partners so they may send you information about their products.

CREC may merge website-visitation data with anonymous demographic information for research purposes and CREC may use this information in aggregate to provide more relevant content. In some limited-entry sections of CREC, with your approval, CREC will combine website-visitation data with your personal information to provide you with personalized content. If you decline permission, CREC will not provide you the personalized service and won’t merge your personal information with website-visitation data.

When you sign up for a newsletter or agree to receive promotional e-mail, CREC may use customized links or similar technologies to track e-mail links that you click. CREC may associate that information with your personal information in order to provide you more focused e-mail communications or purchase information. Each e-mail communication includes an unsubscribe link allowing you to stop delivery of that type of communication.

CREC occasionally hires other companies to provide limited services on CREC’s behalf, such as website hosting, packaging, mailing and delivering information, answering customer questions about products, and sending information about our products. CREC will only provide those companies the personal information required to deliver the service. Those companies are required to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

CREC may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (1) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CREC or the Website; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of CREC and CREC’s family of websites; or (3) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of CREC employees or agents, users of CREC products, or members of the public.

Control of Personal Information

Except as otherwise described in this statement, personal information you provide on the Website will not be shared outside of CREC and its controlled subsidiaries and affiliates without your permission.

Access to Personal Information

You can review and edit the personal information and contact preferences you provided at this Website by contacting CREC.

Security of your Personal Information

CREC is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. CREC uses a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.

Use of Cookies

CREC uses cookies on this Website to ensure the integrity of the registration process and to personalize the Website. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. For example, if you personalize a webpage or navigate within a website, a cookie helps the website recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This feature simplifies the process of delivering relevant content, eases website navigation, and so on. When you return to the Website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Website’s features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this or other websites you visit.

Enforcement of this Privacy Statement

If you have questions regarding this privacy policy, you should contact CREC at the contact information provided below.

Changes to this Statement

CREC may occasionally update this privacy policy. When CREC does update its privacy policy, CREC will also revise the “last updated” date at the end of the privacy policy. For material changes to this privacy policy, CREC will notify you, either by placing a prominent notice on the homepage of the Website or by directly sending you a notification. CREC encourages you to periodically review this privacy policy to stay informed about how CREC is helping to protect the personal information that is collected. Your continued use of the service constitutes your agreement to this privacy policy and any updates or revisions.

Contact Information

CREC welcomes your comments regarding this privacy policy. If you believe that CREC has not adhered to this privacy policy, please contact us electronically or via postal mail at the address provided below, and CREC will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.

Contacting Us

Questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy may be sent to the contact information below.

Canada Rare Earth Corporation
Suite 400-602 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 1P2
Telephone: 604-638-8886

Last Revised April 18, 2013

 
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