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Acceptance of the privacy policy

By using this Web site, you agree to the terms and conditions of this WPT Online Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for any changes. Your continued use of following the posting of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

We assume responsibility only for the information provided by Wisconsin Public Television on this site. As a convenience, there are links throughout the site that allow you to leave WPT's site. You should be aware that these linked sites are not under WPT control. We can make no representations to you concerning the content of these sites, nor does the fact that WPT provides a link serve as an endorsement by WPT of any of these sites. You should also be aware that the privacy protections afforded by the WPT Web site may not be afforded by sites linked to the WPT site.

Terms of Use

Welcome to, the Web site of Wisconsin Public Television (WPT), a service of the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board and University of Wisconsin-Extension.

The following rules govern the use of the WPT Web site. These rules apply to all materials, online communications and other information that is or becomes available on the Web site. By signing on and using you specifically agree to abide by these rules and any future modifications.

Uses Permitted

Material from or any Web site owned, operated, licensed or controlled by WPT may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way. You may download one copy of the materials on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use provided you keep intact all copyright and other ownership notices.

Modification of downloaded materials or use of the materials for any other purpose is a violation of copyright and other proprietary rights and is not permitted. The use of any such material on any other Web site or networked computer environment is expressly prohibited. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to WPT, its parent organizations and partners. You may not frame the WPT Web site to enclose its content in your site. You may link to sections of our site so long as you do not portray WPT in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise offensive manner. You may not use the WPT, UW-Extension or Wisconsin Educational Communications Board logos as part of the link without permission.

User's Obligation to Abide by Applicable Law

In connection with the use of, you agree to abide by all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not necessarily limited to, those relating such areas as libel, slander, defamation, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion of privacy, tort, obscenity, indecency, and copyright or trademark infringement. The information available on may include intellectual property that is protected under the copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws of the United States and/or other countries. Such intellectual property Laws generally prohibit the unauthorized reproduction, distribution or exhibition of all text, photographic and graphic (art and electronic) images, music, sound samplings and other protected materials. The violation of any laws may give rise to civil and/or criminal penalties.


WPT may provide links to other Web sites or resources. Because we have no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that WPT is not responsible for the availability of external sites or resources. WPT is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials from such sites or resources. You also agree that WPT is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused by such site or resource.

Comments, Communications and Postings

Visitors to 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. WPT reserves the right to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. WPT reserves the right to use these postings and communications as WPT deems necessary.

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

Protection Against Malicious Programming

WPT will make every effort to insure the safety of content posted to the Web site. However, downloading of software or other materials or any other use of the information on 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 is prohibited.


This site is provided by WPT on an "as is" and "as available" basis. WPT makes no representations or warranties 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.

WPT does not warrant that any information is complete or accurate, that will be uninterrupted or error free. WPT does not warrant that this site, its servers, or e-mail sent from WPT are free of viruses or other harmful components. WPT will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site.

Release and Indemnity

WPT 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.


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


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 WPT.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Notices

WPT respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement by any content or material on the WPT websites, please provide the following information in writing to WPT's Copyright Agent (see 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c)(3) for further detail):

  • a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright.
  • a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.
  • a description of the material that you claim to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
  • information so that we can contact you, such as address, telephone number and e-mail address.
  • a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of a copyright that is allegedly infringed.

WPT's Copyright Agent can be reached as follows:

Heather Reese
821 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 265-2302

Contact Us

If you wish to report inaccurate information on the Web site, please e-mail or call toll-free 800-422-9707. If you have any questions or concerns about this Web site, please contact us.

Wisconsin Public Television
821 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53706


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