Terms of Use

MPTV Online Terms of Use

Welcome to mptv.org, the web site of Milwaukee Public Television, a service of the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) (hereafter referred to as MPTV).

The following rules shall govern your use of mptv.org, or any Web site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by MPTV, and shall apply to all materials, online communications, transactions, and other information that is or becomes available on the web site(s). By signing on and using mptv.org, you specifically agree to abide by these rules and any future modifications.

Permitted Uses

User may download materials on any single computer for personal, non-commercial use. Materials may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed. Modification or unintended use of materials is a violation of copyright or other proprietary rights and is not permitted. User may not frame the MPTV web site(s) to provide content within another site. User may link to sections of the MPTV web site as long as MPTV is not portrayed in a false, misleading, derogatory or offensive manner. MPTV or MATC logos cannot be used without permission.

User is also subject to MATC’s policy on Responsible Use of Information Technology

User’s Obligation to Abide by Applicable Law

As a user of mptv.org, you agree to abide by all applicable international, federal, state, and local laws pertaining to libel, slander, defamation, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion of privacy, tort, obscenity, copyright or trademark infringement, and other intellectual property laws. Violation of any laws may result in civil and/or criminal penalties.

Links

mptv.org provides links to other Web sites and resources. Because MPTV has no control over such sites and resources, the user agrees that MPTV is not responsible for the availability, content, advertising, products or other materials from such sites or resources; or liable for any damage or loss caused by such site or resource.

Comments, Communications and Postings

Visitors to mptv.org or to social media links provided by mptv.org may, in some instances, have the opportunity to post comments, questions, reviews, suggestions or other information on the site. These postings or communications are allowed so long as the content of the message is not illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy, or otherwise objectionable. These postings may not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation or any form of "spam." You may not impersonate any person or use a false e-mail address. MPTV reserves the right to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. MPTV reserves the right to use these postings and communications as MPTV deems necessary.

You are cautioned that any online communications may not be fully confidential but are subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Laws. You should be aware that federal postal regulations do not protect electronic mail. You should also aware that administrative personnel of MPTV may, in the course of their regular duties, have access to communications for technical or operational purposes. MPTV may also disclose any communications to the extent required by law.

Protection Against Malicious Programming

MPTV will take reasonable efforts to secure the content posted to the Web site. However, downloading of software or other materials or any other use of the information on mptv.org is at your own risk. You are advised to take adequate precautions to minimize any loss to your system caused by malicious programming (e.g. virus, worms), including use of anti-virus programs and proper backup of files. Posting malicious programming to mptv.org is prohibited.

Disclaimer

MPTV MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANITES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

MPTV DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ANY INFORMATION IS COMPLETE OR ACCURATE, THAT mptv.org WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. MPTV DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM MPTV ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. MPTV WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE.

Release and Indemnity

MPTV cannot be liable for any circumstance that may result from the use or inability to use the Web site due to delays in operation or transmission or any other failure of performance.

Modifications

This User Policy may be modified by MPTV from time to time. Such modifications will be binding on all site visitors as soon as they appear online.

Jurisdiction

The laws of the state of Wisconsin will govern these terms and conditions and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and MPTV.

Contact Us

If you wish to report inaccurate information or have any questions or concerns about the Web site, please contact us:

Milwaukee Public Television
1036 N. 8th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 297-7521
mptv.org