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Links to the NHPR Services
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Links to Third-Party Sites, Applications, Platforms and Services
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In some cases, the NHPR Services may include certain embedded tools provided and controlled by third parties and governed by the terms and policies of the third parties. You should only use these third-party tools if you agree to their respective terms and policies.
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NHPR may withdraw Content Feeds at any time. Upon the request of NHPR, you shall promptly cease all use of, and remove from your site, blog or other applications or platforms, any Content Feeds identified by NHPR.
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NHPR Mobile Services; High Data Usage Warning; Motor Vehicle Usage
NHPR does not charge you for the use of its mobile sites, applications, platforms and services or any features of these sites, applications, platforms and services ("NHPR Mobile Services"). Please check your wireless plan, however, because carrier data use charges or other fees may apply. You acknowledge that streaming media can result in high data usage and may lead to excess data charges. You must provide at your own expense the equipment and connections needed for you to use the NHPR Mobile Services, and you agree that you are solely responsible for any costs you incur to access the NHPR Mobile Services, including any excess data charges. You should keep in mind that the use of the NHPR Mobile Services to send content to another person may result in wireless charges to both the sender and the receiver. You agree to obey all laws related to the operation of motor vehicles during use of the NHPR Mobile Services.
Location Based Services
NHPR may collect geolocation data for purposes of offering relevant content or services. Geolocation data consists of general location information based on latitude and longitude (if the user has enabled location services for an application on the user's mobile device), or based on the IP address of the user's computer or mobile device. By using any of the NHPR Services, you consent to NHPR's collection of this geolocation information.
NOTICE TO EU RESIDENTS: Our handling of information about EU residents, including geolocation data, is governed by the NHPR Privacy Notice for EU Residents.
NHPR Media Player
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Rules for Use of the Service
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You must be at least 18 years of age to submit any User Materials or personally-identifying information on or through the NHPR Services, create a public profile, or participate in any online contests. If you are between the ages of 13 and 18, you may browse the NHPR Services or register for email newsletters or other features of the NHPR Services with the consent of your parent or guardian, so long as you do not submit any User Materials. If you are under 13 years of age, or if you are an EU resident under 16 years of age, please do not send any information about yourself, including your name, address or email address. If we discover that we have collected any personally-identifying information from a child under 13, or from an EU resident under 16, we will remove that information from our database as soon as possible.
You may not submit any User Materials under a false name or a false email address. You may not impersonate another user or provide any false information about yourself.
You may not submit any User Materials or links to material that is libelous, defamatory, false, obscene, indecent, lewd, pornographic, violent, abusive, threatening, harassing, discriminatory, in violation of the law, harmful to children, in violation of third-party privacy rights, or that constitutes hate speech or a personal attack.
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Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Notices; Copyright Agent
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If you believe that any content or materials you posted, uploaded or submitted to the NHPR Services, that were subsequently removed from the NHPR Services, or to which access was disabled, were improperly removed or disabled, please provide the following Counter-Notification to NHPR's Copyright Agent (see 17 U.S.C. § 512(g) for further detail):
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Please contact Copyright Clearance Center for the following requests:
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Cost for audio reuse is based on length of use and length of audio. Text and photo reuse is based on print run. We only license for one edition at a time, English language. NHPR can license full reports or a continuous excerpt. No edits or alterations are allowed, including translations and cherry-picking.
Use of NHPR content as audio props in commercial films or live productions, or use of NHPR logo or other trademarks: we consider such requests on a case-by-case basis.
Note that NHPR does not license reports to websites but we encourage websites to link to NHPR reports.
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We typically deny permission to use NHPR content or marks in connection with the following:
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Accessing API Content
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