ABOUT US | Site Policies
Welcome to nativetelecom.org (“Site”) which is operated by Vision Maker Media. The Site and any services provided by Vision Maker Media on or in connection with the Site (the “Services”) are provided to you (“You”) subject to the following terms and conditions (the “Terms of Service”). By using or subscribing to the Site or the Services, You agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If You do not agree to the Terms of Service, do not use the Site or Services.
Disclaimer: Vision Maker Media's websites and e-newsletters exist to provide information and services to the Native media community and to the public broadcasting industry at large, in keeping with Vision Maker Media’s mission and its status as a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, tax-exempt organization. In the preparation of the information and postings contained in these pages, Vision Maker Media has endeavored to make that information as accurate and current as possible. However, inadvertent errors can occur. Therefore, the information on these pages is provided "as is," without any guarantee or warranty of any kind, expressed or implied.
Children: You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age or possess legal parental or guardian consent and are fully able and competent to understand, enter into, and comply with these Terms of Service. You also affirm that you are over 13 years of age. If you are 13 years of age or under, you may not use the Site or the Services.
Use of the Site: Effective upon Vision Maker Media's acceptance of your request to become a registered user of the Site if such option is made available by Vision Maker Media, and provided that You continue to comply with these Terms of Service, Vision Maker Media grants to You a personal, non-assignable, license to log into and access the Site and to place content on the Site (“Your Content”). Some of the services offered by Vision Maker Media are free of charge, while others may cost money or have other requirements. Any such fees or requirements will be clearly explained and separately agreed to when You subscribe to such service.
If you download software from any of Vision Maker Media's web sites, the software, including any files, images incorporated in or generated by the software, and data accompanying the software (collectively, the "Software") are licensed to you by Vision Maker Media. Vision Maker Media does not transfer title to the Software to you. You own the medium on which the Software is recorded, but Vision Maker Media retains full and complete title to the Software and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-perceivable form. Software from this site is further subject to the United States export controls. No software from this site may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported into (or to a national or resided of) any country to which the US has restricted exports. By downloading or using the Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country. This agreement is effective until terminated by either party. Upon termination you must destroy all materials obtained from any and all Vision Maker Media site(s) and all related documentation and all copies and installations thereof, whether made under the terms of this agreement or otherwise.
Your Content: You shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish through the web site any material which is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, vulgar, abusive or otherwise violates any law. You are responsible for ensuring that you have the right to provide Your Content to Vision Maker Media for hosting, transmission and publication in connection with the Site and the Services and, notwithstanding any disclaimers or limitations otherwise applicable in respect of Your Content, You agree to hold harmless and indemnify Vision Maker Media for any liability arising from Your Content. By submitting Your Content to Vision Maker Media, You automatically grant, and Your represent and warrant that You have the right to grant, to Vision Maker Media and its licensees an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sublicensable and worldwide license to reproduce, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, publish, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part), distribute, prepare derivative works (including collections) of, incorporate into other works and otherwise use and exploit Your Content in connection with the Site and Vision Maker Media’s business in any media formats and through media channels. You also grant each user of the Site a non-exclusive license to access Your Content through the Site, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform Your Content as permitted through the functionality of the Site and under these Terms of Service. You may remove Your Content from the Site at any time. If You choose to remove Your Content, the above licenses granted by You in Your Content will automatically expire within a commercially reasonable time after You remove or delete Your Content from the Services: however, You acknowledge that Vision Maker Media may retain, but not display, distribute or perform, archived copies of Your Content that have been removed or deleted. You retain full ownership of Your Content and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with Your Content unless stated for the specific Services.
Termination of Access: If You use the Site in any manner that is prohibited by these Terms of Service, Vision Maker Media may without notice terminate or suspend Your use of or access to the Site or the Services.
Prohibited Use of the Site: The Site is provided to You for your personal use. You may not use the Site to engage in any unlawful activity or to infringe the rights of Vision Maker Media, its affiliates, members, funders, sponsors or customers. In addition to other requirements contained in these Terms of Service, You further agree that You will not and You will not allow Your employees or agents to (i) interfere with the operation of the Site or the Services, in any way or interfere with anyone’s use or enjoyment of the Site or the Services, or use the Site or the Services to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems; (ii) send chain letters, junk mail, or spam or use any distribution lists or to distribute or publish advertisements; (iii) impersonate any person or entity on or through the Site; (iv) post any content that You do not own or do not have the right to post; (vii) copy, reproduce, modify, sell, lease, scrape content from or aggregate, sublicense, market or otherwise change or commercially exploit in any way the Site or the Services or any component thereof other than as may be expressly permitted in writing by Vision Maker Media or as permitted pursuant to any fair use or similar provisions of applicable laws; (viii) disclose Your password, if any, or otherwise grant access to the Site to any third party, other than Your authorized agent.
- Collection and Use of Personal Information: Vision Maker Media may collect personal information from You when you use or subscribe for Services, and may collect additional personal information in the course of providing such Services. Contact information that You provide to Vision Maker Media may be used to contact you in connection with the Site. This Site allows You to publish personal information about yourself and others, including videos and photos. By publishing your personal information, You consent to the publication of such personal information. By publishing personal information about another individual, You represent that You have, where required by applicable privacy laws, obtained the consent of such individuals to publish such information. Vision Maker Media may collect demographic and profile data in connection with the Site, and may use customer information for additional purposes that may be identified at or before the time that information is collected.
- Disclosure of Personal Information: Vision Maker Media may disclose personal information as follows: (i) to third party service providers and to affiliated entities in order to carry out work on behalf of Vision Maker Media; (ii) to law enforcement agencies for the purposes of investigating fraud or other offences; (iii) to legal, financial, insurance and other advisors or in connection with the sale, reorganization or management of all or part of Vision Maker Media’s business or operations; and (iv) as consented to by You, including to fulfill any other purposes that are identified when the personal information was collected.
Opt-Out: When appropriate, users of the Site are given the opportunity to (i) opt-out of receiving communications from Vision Maker Media; (ii) remove their personal information from Vision Maker Media records; or (iii) elect to no longer receive services from Vision Maker Media. If You wish to opt-out of receiving further communications, please contact Vision Maker Media at email@example.com.
Claims of Infringement: Vision Maker Media respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied and is accessible on the Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact Vision Maker Media at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No Warranties and No Liability: THE MATERIAL ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. NAPT ALSO DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE MATERIAL ON THIS SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR ERRORS. NAPT DISCLAIMS AND EXCLUDES TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW ALL WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS AND CONDITIONS REGARDING USE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES. NAPT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR MISUSE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES OR IN RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE SITE EVEN IF NAPT HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSI8BILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR SUCH DAMAGES ARE REASONABLY FORESEEABLE.
Indemnity: You hereby agree to hold harmless and indemnify Vision Maker Media and its officers, directors, employees, consultants and agents from any and all third party claims, liability, damages or costs they incur arising as a result of Your misuse of the Site, Your violation of these Terms of Service, or Your infringement of any intellectual property or other right of Vision Maker Media or any other person or entity, including such activities that are carried out by any individual using Your login or password information, if assigned.
Job Posting Policy: Vision Maker Media will post jobs from organizations with which it has a direct relationship or partnership. Public Television and Native American Public Radio station postings are free of charge. Please email us at email@example.com for job posting rates and guidelines. Only electronic requests will be accepted and please note that we cannot guarantee posting of the requested position(s) on the web or our e-newsletters. Vision Maker Media has final discretion on all job posting requests. Questions about the positions posted should be directed toward the contact listed in the job posting. Vision Maker Media will not forward requests to employers or job seekers.
Links: Links are provided for reference purposes only. Vision Maker Media has not evaluated the information provided on every site it links to, and their appearance here does not constitute an endorsement of any organization.
Changes to the Site: Vision Maker Media reserves the right to change any aspect of the Site or the Services, incluiding the right to refuse or remove any content, whatever the source, at any time without any notice or liability to You.