- Privacy Policy

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This Detroit Media Partnership website (the "Service") is owned and operated by Detroit Media Partnership,
and contains material that is protected by international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Unless otherwise
specified, the Service is intended for your personal, noncommercial use only. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload,
post, transmit or distribute in any way any material, including code and software, from the Service. You may download material from the
Service and may use the Service for your personal, non-commercial use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary

As part of our Service, Detroit Media Partnership agrees to provide you with information and other computer services subject
to these Terms of Service. You agree to use the Service in accordance with these Terms of Service. Accessing our Service, in any manner,
for the purpose of obtaining information, technical or otherwise, about the Service constitutes use of the Service such that the party
accessing the Service is bound by these Terms of Service. Because the Web is an evolving medium, we may need to change these Terms of
Service or impose new conditions on use of the Service, from time to time, in which case we will post the revised Terms of Service on
this website. By continuing to use the Service after we post any such changes, you accept the Terms of Service, as modified.

You may establish a hypertext link to this Service so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by
Detroit Media Partnership. However, you may not, without the prior written permission of Detroit Media Partnership,
frame any of the content of the Service, or incorporate into another website or other service any intellectual property of Detroit Media Partnership, its parent or affiliate companies or its licensors.

License to Detroit Media Partnership

By posting messages, uploading files, or otherwise providing any material for display on the Service, you are representing that
you are the owner of the material, or are making your submission with the express consent of the owner of the material. In addition,
when you post a message, upload a file, or otherwise provide us with material for display on the Service, you are granting Detroit Media Partnership a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to:

  • Use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform or display any such communication.
  • Sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to
    the communication.

The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such communication, including but not limited
to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction.


The following privacy policy governs our online collection of information from you. This privacy policy, including our children's
privacy statement, does not apply to any information you may provide to us or that we may collect offline and/or through other means;
for example, at a live event, via telephone, or through the mail. We may collect and store information, personal or otherwise, that you
voluntarily supply to us online as part of the Service. We also collect and store information that is generated automatically as users
navigate online through the Service. Unless you inform us otherwise, Detroit Media Partnership reserves the right to use, and to disclose to
third parties, information collected from you while you are using the Service (e.g., your name and e-mail address) for a variety of reasons
and purposes, such as providing users with information about products and services. If you do not wish to be included in such uses, you must
send an e-mail or a letter to us requesting to be taken off any lists of information that may be used for these purposes or that may be
given or sold to third party vendors.

In addition, please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online, for example on message boards,
through email, or in chat areas, that information can be collected and used by others besides Detroit Media Partnership.
Detroit Media Partnership cannot be responsible for any unauthorized third party use of information that you disclose online.

We use "cookies" in a limited way to help deliver advertisements and to identify unique browsers that visit us and to track usage
throughout our site. Some of our business affiliates and advertisers use cookies, which can be used to tell when your computer has contacted
a web site. Because we do not control the privacy policies of our business affiliates, advertisers or any other sites to which we may provide
hyperlinks, you should check the privacy policy of the site you are visiting if you have any concerns about that site's use of cookies or about
that site's use of your information.

We also make some content, products and services available through our Service through cooperative relationships with third party providers,
where the brands of our provider partner appear prominently on the Service. We may share with our provider partner any information you provide,
or that is collected, in the course of visiting any pages that are made available in cooperation with our provider partner. In some cases, the
provider partner may collect information from you directly, in which cases the privacy policy of our provider partner may apply to the provider
partner's use of your information. The privacy policy of our provider partners may differ from ours. If you have any questions regarding the
privacy policy of one of our provider partners, you should contact the provider directly for more information.

We are an affiliate of the CareerBuilder online careers service. Through our cooperative relationship with CareerBuilder, we are able to
provide you with access to the CareerBuilder products and services through a co-branded CareerBuilder site. Because of this relationship,
CareerBuilder requests that we post the following language regarding our co-branded CareerBuilder site in our privacy policy: "You may have
arrived at this Web site by following a link from a CareerBuilder newspaper affiliate or other affiliate. If so, please be aware that
CareerBuilder may share your information with that affiliate and the affiliate may use the information consistent with its privacy policy
instead of this one."

Be aware that we may occasionally release information about our visitors when release is appropriate to comply with law, to enforce our
Terms of Service agreement, or to protect the rights, property or safety of users of our Services, the public, or Detroit Media Partnership.

Please also note that as our business grows, we may buy or sell various assets. In the unlikely event that we, some or all of our assets,
or one or more of our websites is acquired by another company, information on our users may be among the transferred assets.

Children's Privacy Statement for Detroit Media Partnership

This children's privacy statement explains our practices with respect to the online collection and use of personal information from
children under the age of thirteen, and provides important information on your rights under federal law with respect to such information.

  • We do NOT knowingly collect personally identifiable information from
    children under the age of thirteen as part of the Service. We screen
    users who wish to provide personal information in order to prevent users
    under the age of thirteen from providing such information. If we become
    aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information
    from a user under the age of thirteen as part of the Service, we will
    delete such information from our records. If we change our practices
    in the future, we will obtain prior, verifiable parental consent before
    collecting any personally identifiable information from children under
    the age of thirteen as part of the Service.
  • Because we do not collect any personally identifiable information
    from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Service, we also
    do NOT knowingly distribute such information to third parties.
  • We do NOT knowingly allow children under the age of thirteen to publicly
    post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information
    through the Service.
  • Because we do not collect any personally identifiable information
    from children under the age of thirteen as part of the Service, we do
    NOT condition the participation in the Service's online activities of
    a child under thirteen on providing personally identifiable information.

Questions on Privacy

If you have any questions about the children's privacy statement, the privacy practices of Detroit Media Partnership, or your dealings
with Detroit Media Partnership, you can contact:

Detroit Media Partnership
615 W. Lafayette Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
Email: [email protected]


This Service includes links and pointers to Internet sites, content and services provided by third parties. Detroit Media Partnership's linking to any third party sites does not imply an endorsement or sponsorship of such sites, or the
information, products or services offered on or through the sites. In addition, neither Detroit Media Partnership, its parent or subsidiary
companies nor their affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services that third parties may provide on
or through the Service or on websites linked to by Detroit Media Partnership. The materials, information, products and services offered on or
through the Service and any third-party sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the
fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Detroit Media Partnership disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not
limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

Detroit Media Partnership does not warrant that the Service or any of its functions
will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or
that any part of this Service, including bulletin boards, or the servers
that make it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components.
Detroit Media Partnership does not warrant or make any representations regarding
the use or the results of the use of the Service or materials in this
Service or in third-party sites in terms of their correctness, accuracy,
timeliness, reliability or otherwise. You (and Detroit Media Partnership) assume
the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair or correction.

The Service is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended
for trading or investing purposes, or for commercial use. Stock and mutual
fund quotes, and related financial news stories may be delayed at least
20 minutes, as may be required by the stock exchanges and/or the financial
information services. The Service should not be used in any high risk
activities where damage or injury to persons, property, environment, finances
or business may result if an error occurs. You expressly assume all risk
for such use.

Online Commerce

In addition, Detroit Media Partnership may allow you to purchase many different
types of products and services online that are provided by third parties.
Detroit Media Partnership is not responsible for the quality, accuracy, timeliness,
reliability or any other aspect of these products and services. If you
make a purchase from a merchant on the Detroit Media Partnership or on a site
linked to by Detroit Media Partnership, the information obtained during your
visit to that merchant's online store or site, and the information that
you give as part of the transaction, such as your credit card number and
contact information, is collected by the merchant. A merchant may have
separate privacy and data collection practices. Detroit Media Partnership has
no responsibility or liability for these independent policies. For more
information regarding a merchant, its online store, and its privacy policies,
return to that merchant's home page and click on its information links
or contact the merchant website directly. You release Detroit Media Partnership
and its affiliates from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert
any claims against them, arising from your purchase or use of any products
or services made available by third parties through Detroit Media Partnership.

When you purchase products or services on or through the Detroit Media Partnership,
you may be subject to additional terms and conditions that specifically
apply to your purchase or use of such products or services. If you have
any questions about these additional terms and conditions, you should
contact the merchant of such products or services directly.

You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases made by you
or someone acting on your behalf through the Service. You agree to use
the Service and to purchase services or products through the Service for
legitimate, non-commercial purposes only. You also agree not to make any
purchases for speculative, false or fraudulent purposes or for the purpose
of anticipating demand for a particular product or service. You agree
to only purchase goods or services for yourself or for another person
for whom you are legally permitted to do so. When making a purchase for
a third party that requires you to submit the third party's personal information
to Detroit Media Partnership or a merchant, you represent that you have obtained
the express consent of such third party to provide such third party's
personal information.

Use of Company Directories

The information contained in any company directories that may be provided
on the Service is provided for business lookup purposes and is not to
be used for marketing or telemarketing applications. This information
may not be copied or redistributed and is provided "AS IS" without warranty
of any kind. In no event will Detroit Media Partnership or its suppliers be liable
in any way with regard to such information.

Interactive Features

This Service may include a variety of features, such as bulletin boards,
chat rooms, and email services, that allow feedback to Detroit Media Partnership
and real-time interaction between users and other features, such as personalized
homes pages and e-mail services, that allow users to communicate with
others. Responsibility for what is posted on bulletin boards, chat rooms
and other public posting areas on the Service lies with each user; you
alone are responsible for the material you post. Detroit Media Partnership does
not control the messages, information or files that others may provide
through the Service. It is a condition of your use of the Service that
you do not:

  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Service.
  • Use the Service to post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive,
    libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent
    information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions
    constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal
    offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local,
    state, national or international law.
  • Use the Service to post or transmit any information, software or other
    material that violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including
    material that is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or that
    is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right, or
    derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission
    from the owner or right holder.
  • Use the Service to post or transmit any information, software or other
    material that contains a virus or other harmful component.
  • Use the Service to post, transmit or in any way exploit any information,
    software or other material for commercial purposes, or that contains
  • Use the Service to advertise or solicit to anyone to buy or sell products
    or services, or to make donations of any kind, without the express written
    approval of Detroit Media Partnership.
  • Gather for the purpose of spamming e-mail addresses that have been
    posted by other users of the Service.

You understand that Detroit Media Partnership has no obligation to monitor any
bulletin boards, chat rooms, or other areas of the Service through which
users can supply information or material. However, Detroit Media Partnership
reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary
to satisfy any law, regulation or governmental request, or to refuse to
post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that
in Detroit Media Partnership's sole discretion are objectionable or in violation
of these Terms of Service.


To use certain features of the Service, you must register with Detroit Media Partnership
on the form provided. You agree (a) to provide true, accurate,
current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service's
registration form, and (b) to maintain and promptly update the information
you provide to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If Detroit Media Partnership has
reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is
untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we have the right to suspend
or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use
of the Service (or any portion thereof). Our use of any personally identifying
information you provide to us as part of the registration process is governed
by the terms of our Privacy Policy.


To use certain features of the Service, you will need a username and
password, which you will receive through the Service's registration process.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password
and account, and are responsible for all activities (whether by you or
by others) that occur under your password or account. You agree to notify
us immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or
any other breach of security, and to ensure that you exit from your account
at the end of each session. Detroit Media Partnership cannot and will not be
liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your
password or account information.

Classified Advertising

When you submit a classified ad for publication on Detroit Media Partnership,
you agree that the advertisement as it appears on Detroit Media Partnership becomes
the property Detroit Media Partnership and you assign all ownership interest
in the advertisement as it appears on the Service under copyright law
or otherwise to Detroit Media Partnership. Submission of an advertisement does
not constitute a commitment to publish the advertisement, and publication
of an advertisement does not constitute an agreement for continued publication.
We will accept only standard abbreviations and required proper punctuation.
Detroit Media Partnership reserves the right to edit, reclassify, revise, reject
or cancel any advertisement at any time, in its sole discretion. Rates
and specifications are subject to change.

Real Estate Advertisements; Equal Housing Opportunity

All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing
Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation,
or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial
status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference,
limitation, or discrimination." State law may also forbid discrimination
based on these factors and others. We will not knowingly accept any advertising
for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby
informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity
basis. To complain of discrimination call the U.S. Department of Housing
and Urban Development at 800-669-9777.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, Detroit Media Partnership, its
subsidiary and parent companies or affiliates be liable
for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages
that result from the use of, or the inability to use, Detroit Media Partnership
materials, products, or services, or third party materials, products,
or services made available through the Service, or any part of the Service,
even if Detroit Media Partnership is 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 many not apply
to you. In such states, the liability of Detroit Media Partnership its subsidiary
and parent companies or affiliates is limited to the fullest extent permitted
by such state law.) You specifically acknowledge and agree Detroit Media Partnership
is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any
user. If you are dissatisfied with any Detroit Media Partnership materials, products,
or services, or with any of Detroit Media Partnership's terms and conditions,
your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Service.


Detroit Media Partnership may cancel or terminate your right to use the Service
or any part of the Service at any time without notice. In the event of
termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the Service
affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed
on you with respect to material downloaded from the Service, and the disclaimers
and limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms of Service, shall


This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Detroit Media Partnership
and you with respect to the subject matter contained in this agreement
and supersedes all previous and contemporaneous agreements, proposals
and communications, written oral. You also may be subject to additional
terms and conditions that may apply when you use the products or services
of a third party that are provided through the Service. In the event of
any conflict between any such third party terms and conditions and these
Terms of Service, these Terms of Service shall govern. This agreement
shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the
State of New York without giving effect to any principles or conflicts
of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void or
for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable
from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability
of any remaining provisions.

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