Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. owns tpt.org, tptoriginals.org, nextavenue.org, rewire.org, and scigirlsconnect.org, and provides applications, digital platforms, and content (downloadable and non-downloadable) through the aforementioned websites (the “Services”).
Certain components, features, or services available on the Services may, now or in the future, only be accessible after registration and creation of an account. When creating your account, you must provide true, accurate, and complete information, and maintain and promptly update this information. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, or if TPT has reasonable grounds to suspect that the information is untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, TPT has the right to suspend or terminate your account and access to the Services. You will receive a password and login name upon completing the registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and login name and are solely responsible for all activities that occur with your password and login name. You must immediately notify TPT of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. TPT will not be liable for any losses (including your or third-party losses) caused by any unauthorized use of your account.
All materials contained in the Services are protected by copyright, and are owned or controlled by TPT or the party credited as the provider of the content. You will abide by any and all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any content in the Services. You may copy and download only the content designated within the Services as downloadable for personal, noncommercial use only, provided that you make no modifications to the materials and retain all copyright and other notices contained in such content. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, re-post or use the content of the Services for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video, without TPT’s written permission.
All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to TPT, unless otherwise noted, in which case they are the trademarks, service marks, or trade names of the respective owner as indicated by the mark. All rights are reserved by the respective owners. You may not use any TPT provided service marks, logos or graphics, without TPT’s prior written consent.
Unless you enter into a separate written agreement with TPT, TPT does not claim ownership in User Generated Content you submit; however, by submitting the User Generated Content to the Site, you expressly grant TPT and its affiliates and assignees the right to reproduce, adapt, perform, display and distribute any such User Generated Content in any form worldwide, in perpetuity without providing credit or payment to you.
TPT does not endorse any User Generated Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and TPT expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Generated Content.
You agree that: (a) you will not upload, post or transmit to or distribute or otherwise publish through the Site any materials which (i) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Site, (ii) are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit or indecent, (iii) constitute or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate law, (iv) violate, plagiarize or infringe the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, rights of privacy or publicity or any other proprietary right, (v) contain a virus or other harmful component, (vi) contain any information, software or other material of a commercial nature, (vii) contain advertising of any kind, or (viii) constitute or contain false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact.
The Site contains links and pointers to other related websites and resources. Links to and from the Services to other third party sites do not constitute an endorsement by TPT or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates of any third party resources or their contents.
The Services, including all content, software, functions, materials and information made available on or accessed through the Services, is provided “as is.” To the fullest extent permissible by law, TPT and its subsidiaries and affiliates make no representation or warranties of any kind whatsoever for the content of the Services or information and functions made accessible by the software used on or accessed through the Services, for any products or services or hyperlinks to third parties or for any breach of security associated with the transmission of sensitive information through the Services or any linked site. Further, TPT and its subsidiaries and affiliates disclaim any express or implied warranties, including, without limitation, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. TPT does not warrant that the functions contained in the Services or any materials or content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Services or the servers that make the Services available are free of viruses or other harmful components.
Under no circumstance, including negligence, shall TPT be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages that may result from your use or inability to use the Services including, without limitation use of or reliance on information available on the Services, interruptions, errors, defects, mistakes, omissions, deletions of files, delays in operation or transmission, non-delivery of information, disclosure of communications, or any other failure of performance.
TPT may offer certain features and services that are available to you via your mobile and wireless devices. TPT’s Services are free to use; however, the usage will contribute to the data usage and fees may be charged by your carrier for your mobile or wireless device. Fees and charges may appear on your bill or be deducted from your pre-paid balance. Your carrier may prohibit or restrict certain features or there may be certain features that are not compatible with your carrier or mobile or wireless device.
TPT may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Services at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content. TPT may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or the entire Services without notice or liability.
You must be at least eighteen (18) years of age to register for certain features of the Services, submit any User Generated Content or personally-identifying information on or through the Services, and, in some cases, participate in any online contests. Online contests will each be governed by a separate set of rules that will accompany each contest.
If you are a copyright owner or an agent of a copyright owner and believe that any content contained in the Services infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification to TPT’s Designated Agent pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) section 17 USC 512 (c) (3). All notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be forwarded to our Designated Agent: Maggie Armstrong, Legal Department, Twin Cities Public Television, Inc., 172 East Fourth Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101.
According to Section 512 (c) (3) (a) of the DMCA, any copyright infringement notification must include:
TPT’s editorial websites (nextavenue.org and rewire.org) feature copyrighted material that may be of interest to users for reproduction or retransmission. To request permission to reproduce copyrighted material from nextavenue.org or rewire.org, or to ask general questions about our reprint policies, e-mail us (preferred) or contact:
Next Avenue Editor
Address: 172 East Fourth Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101
Phone: (651) 229-1348
Email: [email protected]
Please include the following information along with your request:
This Policy was last updated on March 16, 2020.
If you have questions regarding this policy, please contact Customer Service at 651-229-1330 or send an email to [email protected] or send mail to Member Services, Twin Cities Public Television, 172 E. 4th St., St. Paul, MN 55101.