Privacy Policy


While we’ve tried to make everything at as easy to use as possible you may still have a few questions. Below we try answer the most frequently asked questions and also lay out our privacy policy.



The Internet allows people throughout the world to share valuable information, ideas, and creative works. To ensure continued open access to such materials, we all need to protect the rights of those who share their creations with us.

IMBA affiliated clubs, retailers, corporate supporters and web partners may reproduce written content that appears on, provided you credit IMBA. Any other reproduction requires written permission. Photos may not be reproduced without permission. Contact for details.


All IMBA, IMBA Canada, and IMBA program logos are trademarks of IMBA. IMBA affiliated clubs, retailers, corporate supporters and web partners may reproduce logos that appear on Any other reproduction requires written permission.

Official IMBA logos and graphics can be found in our Media Room.

IMBA partners are encouraged to use these IMBA logos and graphics in marketing materials, T-shirts, web sites, posters, brochures – whatever!


We welcome links to our website. You are free to establish a hypertext link to this site so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by, IMBA Canada or IMBA.

IMBA cannot provide a link to your site unless you are an affiliated club, retailer, corporate supporter or web partner. This policy ensures that we treat all of our supporters fairly.

No Framing. Without the prior written permission of IMBA, you may not frame any of the content of, or incorporate into another website or other service any intellectual property of


IMBA Canada respects your right to privacy. We will never sell or give away your email address, address, or phone number.

Our web server automatically collects limited information about your computer’s connection to the Internet, including your IP address, when you visit our site. (Your IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the Internet know where to send you data – such as the web pages you view.) Your IP address does not identify you personally. We use this information to deliver our web pages to you upon request and to measure traffic.

Cookies are used for online polls and forums only. We do not track individual use except for those two items.

If we need to change our privacy policy at some point in the future, we’ll post the changes before they take effect.

Questions concerning IMBA’s privacy policy should be directed to


Welcome to, a service of the International Mountain Bicycling Association (Canada). Please read this visitor agreement; by using this service, you accept its terms.

The Web is an evolving medium; we may change the terms of this agreement from time to time. By continuing to use the service after we post any such changes, you accept this agreement, as modified. respects the privacy of our users. Please take a few minutes to review our privacy policy.

If you disagree with any material you find on our service, we suggest that you respond by noting your disagreement in an appropriate forum. We invite you to bring to our attention any material you believe to be inaccurate. Please forward a copy of the material to our webmaster, along with an explanation of your objection.

The material that appears on is for informational purposes only. Despite our efforts to provide useful and accurate information, errors may appear from time to time. Before you act on information you’ve found on our site, you should confirm any facts that are important to your decision. IMBA is not responsible for, and cannot guarantee the performance of, goods and services provided by our sponsors or others to whose sites we link. A link to another website does not constitute an endorsement of that site (nor of any product, service or other material offered on that site) by IMBA or its licensors.

CALENDARS, BLOGS AND FORUMS wants to encourage an open exchange of information and ideas. But we cannot and do not review every posting made in the forums, and other public posting areas. You may well read any given posting before anyone on the staff does. Take what you find with a grain of salt. You can expect these areas to include information and opinions from a variety of individuals and organizations other than We do not endorse or guarantee the accuracy of any posting, regardless of whether the posting comes from a user, from a celebrity or “expert” guest, or from a member of our staff. There is no substitute for healthy skepticism and your own good judgment.

Responsibility for what is posted in the chat rooms, forums, and other public posting areas on lies with each user — you alone are responsible for material you post. By using you agree not to post or transmit any defamatory, abusive, obscene, threatening or illegal material, or any other material that infringes on the ability of others to enjoy or that infringes on the rights of others. We retain the right to deny access to anyone who we believe has violated these terms or any other term of this agreement.

Although cannot monitor all the postings in the Blogs, forums, and other public areas, we reserve the right (but assume no obligation) to delete, move, or edit any postings that come to our attention that we consider unacceptable or inappropriate, whether for legal or other reasons. We will not, in the ordinary course of business, review private electronic messages that are not addressed to However, we will comply with the requirements of the law regarding disclosure of such messages to others, including law enforcement agencies. expects that you will not use the service to violate anyone’s copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights. By submitting material to, you are representing that you are the owner of the material, or are making your submission with the express consent of the owner. Submitting material that is the property of another, without the consent of its owner, is not only a violation of this agreement, but may also subject you to legal liability for infringement of copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights.

No soliciting.
You agree not to use to advertise or to solicit anyone to buy or sell products or services, or to make donations of any kind, without our express written approval.

No spamming.
From time to time, users post their email addresses in our chatrooms, forums, and other public posting areas. You agree not to gather these email addresses for purposes of spamming.

All material you submit to any of our chat rooms, forums, and other public posting areas becomes the property of IMBA and may be reproduced, modified, and distributed as we see fit in any medium and for any purpose.


We work hard to make an interesting and enjoyable place, but we cannot guarantee that our users will always find everything to their liking. Please read this Disclaimer carefully before using

You agree that your use of this service is at your sole risk. Because of the number of possible sources of information available through the service, and the inherent hazards and uncertainties of electronic distribution, there may be delays, omissions, inaccuracies, or other problems with such information. If you rely on this service or any material available through this service, you do so at your own risk. You understand that you are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from any material and/or data downloaded from or otherwise provided through and single track press.

This service is provided to you *as is,* *with all faults,* and *as available.*, single track press, and their affiliates, agents and licensors cannot and do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, currentness, noninfringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the information available through the service. Nor do they guarantee that the service will be error-free, or continuously available, or that the service will be free of viruses or other harmful components.

Under no circumstances shall, single track press, or their affiliates, agents or licensors be liable to you or anyone else for any damages arising out of use of, including, without limitation, liability for consequential, special, incidental, indirect, or similar damages, even if we are advised beforehand of the possibility of such damages. (because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain categories of damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. In such states, the liability of IMBA, and their affiliates, agents and licensors is limited to the fullest extent permitted by such state law.) you agree that the liability of, single track press, and their affiliates, agents and licensors, if any, arising out of any kind of legal claim in any way connected to the service shall not exceed the amount you paid to the service for the use of the service.


The staff of does its best to ensure that information we post to this site is both timely and accurate. But the news changes over time and reports that were accurate when posted quickly become, well, old news. Though we may post follow-up reports, and may continue to provide access to the original report, as in an archive of news stories, for example, we don’t go back and change the original report to reflect new developments. If you’re looking for the most recent information on a given subject, and not the history of how the story unfolded, be sure you’re not looking at an out of date report.

To obtain access to certain services on our site, you may be given an opportunity to register with As part of any such registration process, you will select a user name and a password. You agree that the information you supply during that registration process will be accurate and complete and that you will not register under the name of, nor attempt to enter the service under the name of, another person. imbacanada.comreserves the right to reject or terminate any user name that, in its judgment, it deems offensive. You will be responsible for preserving the confidentiality of your password and will notify’s webmaster at of any known or suspected unauthorized use of your account.

If you would like to send IMBA an email comment or suggestion about station operations or programming, please address it to . Posting a message to a chat room, bulletin board, or other general user forum is not a good way to communicate directly with the IMBA.

By using, you agree to abide by the terms of this visitor agreement. We hope you enjoy using, and we welcome suggestions for improvements.