Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the TYT Network website (“Site”) which is owned by The Young Turks LLC. This Site is operated by The Young Turks, LLC and materials on the Site are owned, for the most part, by The Young Turks, LLC. The Site may also include materials owned by third parties and posted on the Site by virtue of a license, grant or some other form of agreement between the third party and The Young Turks, LLC. The TYT Network created this Site for your personal enjoyment, entertainment and education. However, you are only authorized to access this Site or to use the materials contained in the Site (regardless of whether your access or use is intended) if you agree to abide by all applicable laws, and to these Terms of Use which constitute an Agreement between you and The Young Turks, LLC. Please read these Terms of Use carefully and save them. If you do not agree with them, you should leave this Site immediately. Any questions or comments regarding, or problems with, this Site should be sent to the Site Administrator at helpdesk@tytnetwork.com. The Young Turks, LLC reserves the right to modify or amend this Agreement without notice at any time. It is therefore important that you read this page regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes. If you become aware of misuse of this Site by any person, please contact the Site Administrator with your concerns.

Access and Use: All materials contained in this Site are protected by international trademark and copyright laws and must only be used for personal, non-commercial purposes. This means that you may only view or download material from this Site for your own use and you must keep all copyright and other proprietary notices attached to the downloaded material. The reproduction, duplication, distribution (including by way of email, facsimile or other electronic means), publication, modification, copying or transmission of material from this Site is strictly prohibited unless you have obtained the prior written consent of The Young Turks, LLC or unless it is expressly permitted by this Site. The material covered by this prohibition includes, without limitation, any text, graphics, logos, photographs, audio or video material or stills from audiovisual material available on this Site. The use of materials from this Site on any other web site or networked computer environment is similarly prohibited. Requests for permission to reproduce or distribute materials found on this Site can be made by contacting legal@tytnetwork.com. Site users are also strictly prohibited from creating works or materials that derive from or are based on the materials contained in this Site including, without limitation, fonts, icons, link buttons, wallpaper, desktop themes, on-line postcards and greeting cards and unlicensed merchandise. This prohibition applies regardless of whether the derivative materials are sold, bartered or given away.

Personal Information: Users who register for premium access on the website by paying for a Young Turks membership will enter their names as part of the registration and/or payment process. The Young Turks LLC. reserves the right to use the names of TYT members (paid subscribers) in promotional campaigns integrated into video production. The use of the names of TYT members includes but is not limited to verbal mention by the hosts of the video program and appearance in graphics integrated into the shows.

Bulletin Boards and Chat Rooms: You are welcome to post, transmit or submit messages and other materials (which include uploading files, inputting data or any other materials or engaging in any form of communication in connection with this Site) (collectively “Messages”) to bulletin boards, chat rooms or other public areas within, or in connection with, this Site (collectively “Forums”). However, The Young Turks, LLC accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such Messages. In addition, children under the age of 13 are not authorized to post messages or participate in forums on this site. The Young Turks, LLC does not endorse and has no control over the content of Messages submitted by others to Forums. Messages submitted to Forums are not necessarily reviewed by The Young Turks, LLC prior to posting and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of The Young Turks, LLC. The Young Turks, LLC makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the content of the Messages in the Forums or the accuracy and reliability of any Messages and other materials in the Forums. Nonetheless, The Young Turks, LLC reserves the right to prevent you from submitting Materials to Forums and to edit, restrict or remove such Messages for any reason at any time. The Young Turks, LLC assumes no responsibility for actively monitoring Forums for inappropriate Messages. If at any time The Young Turks, LLC chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Forums, The Young Turks, LLC nonetheless assume no responsibility for the content of the Messages, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Messages, and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any Message. In submitting Messages to Forums, you agree to strictly limit yourself to discussions about the subject matter for which the Forums are intended. You agree that The Young Turks, LLC has no liability whatsoever if the company decides to to prevent your Messages from being submitted or if the company edits, restricts or removes your Messages. You also agree to permit any other user of this Site to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that other user’s personal use and not to restrict or inhibit the use of the Site by any other person. You agree that you will not submit Messages to Forums that: Are unlawful, threatening, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent including any communication that constitutes (or encourages conduct that would constitute) a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any local, state, national or international law; Violate the copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of any other person. By submitting Messages to Forums, you represent to The Young Turks, LLC that you are the rightful owner of such material or that you have first obtained permission to submit the material from the rightful owner; Improperly assume or claim the identity, characteristics or qualifications of another person; Are for purposes of spamming; Contain any virus or other harmful component; Are libelous, or an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or any other third party rights; or are for commercial purposes or contain advertising or are intended to solicit a person to buy or sell services or to make donations. You hereby irrevocably release The Young Turks, LLC, and their respective employees, agents, officers, directors and shareholders, from any and all liability and obligations whatsoever in connection with or arising from your use of Forums. If at any time you are not happy with the Forums or object to any material within Forums, your sole remedy is to cease using them.

Podcasts: The Young Turks, LLC’s podcasting service (“Podcasting Service”) consists of free news and information audio files (“Podcast Content”) and paid subscription podcasts that may be downloaded to your computer and then transferred to your MP3 player. These Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy govern your use of the Podcasting Service. Any uses of the Podcasting Service not granted herein are strictly prohibited. Prohibited uses include, but are not limited to, the incorporation of advertising or the placement of advertising associated with or targeted at the Podcast Content, redistribution of the Podcast Content and the use of the Podcast Content in a manner which suggests or implies that The Young Turks, LLC endorses any products, services or causes of a third party. You may not edit or modify the Podcast Content or links in any manner whatsoever. You may only use the Podcasting Service with platforms which provide a functional link that, when accessed, takes the user directly to the podcast feed on the Site. The Podcast Content may be used only in a manner which allows linking or redirection to or delivery of the applicable page on the Site. You may not insert any intermediate page, splash page or any other content between the podcast link and the applicable page on the Site. The Young Turks, LLC retains all ownership and other rights in the Podcast Content and in any and all The Young Turks, LLC logos and trademarks used in connection with the Podcasting Service. If applicable, you must provide attribution to the appropriate page on the Site in connection with your use of the Podcasting Service, and, if you use a graphic in the attribution, you must use the appropriate logo incorporated into the Podcast Content. The Young Turks, LLC reserves the right to cease offering any or all of the Podcasting Service or Podcast Content at any time or to require you to cease any and all use of the Podcasting Service or Podcast Content at any time for any reason. The Young Turks, LLC assumes no liability for your activities in connection with the Podcasting Service or for your use of the Podcast Content in connection with your website, computer or MP3 player.

Unsolicited Submissions: The Young Turks, LLC does not knowingly accept unsolicited submissions including, without limitation, submissions of scripts, story lines, articles, fan fiction, characters, drawings, information, suggestions, ideas or concepts. The Young Turks, LLC ‘s policy is to simply delete any such submission without reading it or forwarding it to other The Young Turks, LLC staff. Therefore, any similarity between an unsolicited submission and any elements in any The Young Turks, LLC creative work including, without limitation, a film, series, story, title or concept would be purely coincidental. If unsolicited submissions are sent to The Young Turks, LLC via this Site, however, these submissions become the property of The Young Turks, LLC and may be used, copied, sublicensed, adapted, transmitted, distributed, publicly performed, published, displayed or deleted as The Young Turks, LLC sees fit in its sole and absolute discretion. You agree that you are not entitled to any compensation, credit or notice whatsoever and that by sending an unsolicited submission you waive the right to make any claim against The Young Turks, LLC, their parent entities or affiliates relating to unsolicited submissions, including, without limitation, unfair competition, breach of implied contract or breach of confidentiality.

If The Young Turks, LLC has provided links or pointers to other web sites, no inference or assumption should be made and no representation should be implied that The Young Turks, LLC is connected with, operates or controls these web sites. The Young Turks, LLC is not responsible for the content or practices of third party web sites that may be linked to this Site. The Young Turks has no responsibility for third party advertisements which are posted on this Site, nor does it take any responsibility for the goods or services provided by its advertisers.

Disclaimer of Liability and Warranties: You use this Site and rely on material contained in this Site at your own risk. The Site, and all materials in this Site, are provided “as is” and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, are provided without warranties of any kind either express or implied. This means, without limitation, that The Young Turks, LLC DOES NOT WARRANT that the Site is fit for any particular purpose; that the functions contained in the materials in the Site will be uninterrupted; that defects will be corrected; that the Site is free of viruses and other harmful components or that the Site is accurate, error free or reliable. You acknowledge that The Young Turks, LLC and third party content providers, their parents and affiliates and their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, ARE NOT LIABLE for any delays, inaccuracies, failures, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, viruses, communication line failures or for the theft, destruction, damage or unauthorized access to your computer system or network. You acknowledge that The Young Turks, LLC is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct or material found in connection with this Site, including such conduct or material transmitted by any means by any other person. You acknowledge that The Young Turks, LLC and third party content providers are not liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, in connection with or arising from your use or from your inability to use the Site.

Merchandise Sales and Digital Sales: Links to merchandise sales on this Site may take the user off site to other vendors. For these merchandise sales, the Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policies and Security Policies correspond to the policies of these vendors. Problems with purchases from these sites should be handled by following the complaint procedures posted on those sites. For purchases from www.shoptyt.com or digital purchases from www.tytnetwork.com, direct questions and complaints to helpdesk@tytnetwork.com. Most requests for refunds and/or returns will be granted following a clarifying request.

TYT Membership: The Young Turks, LLC offers a paid membership program for premium access to the website content. Payments for the TYT Membership are processed through PayPal and its subsidiary companies and services. Financial security policies are those of PayPal and its subsidiary companies and services. The Young Turks LLC is not responsible or liable for breaches of financial security related to purchses of TYT Membership.

Indemnity: You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless The Young Turks, LLC, its parents and affiliates and their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, from and against all liabilities, claims, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees and costs) arising out of your use of this Site; your failure to use the Site; your breach or alleged breach of this Agreement or your breach or alleged breach of the copyright, trademark, proprietary or other rights of third parties.

Termination: The Young Turks, LLC reserve the right to immediately terminate your use of, or access to, this Site at any time if The Young Turks, LLC decides at its sole discretion that you have breached this Agreement or any The Young Turks, LLC law, rule or regulation or you have engaged in conduct that The Young Turks, LLC considers to be inappropriate or unacceptable.

3rd Party Disclosure: Customer information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without the consent of the customer, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested by the customer.

Private Information Security: For your safety and protection, your credit card information is not stored on our servers. Our payment gateway provider, (insert providers name/s here), keeps this information encrypted and secure on your behalf.

Email Usage: The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to periodic company news, updates, and/or related product or service information, etc. If you decide to opt-in to our mailing list, you will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, promotions, etc. However, you may opt-out at any time by (please enter the opt-out or unsubscribe process here. This may be something like clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of your emails.

SMS Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions

TYT Network and tytnetwork.com has created this privacy notice to explain how we use information that you may provide while visiting our website and to demonstrate our firm commitment to Internet privacy. TYTNetwork.com may modify this policy from time to time so we encourage you to check this page when revisiting this website.

How We Use Your Information

TYT Network is committed to protecting your privacy online. When you register, contribute, sign up to volunteer, or take any other action on our site, we may ask you to give us contact information, including your name, address, telephone number and/or e-mail address. We may obtain information about you from outside sources and add it to or combine it with the information we collect through this site. We use this information to operate this site, send you news and information to you about TYT Network; to solicit your participation in TYTNetwork.com programs, events and activities, and obtain and confirm RSVP’s to events and programs. We use your e-mail address to send such information by e-mail and may use your telephone number to call you for these purposes. We will never provide your e-mail address or any of your personal information to any other person or organization, for any purpose. If you decide to purchase tickets to an event or to make a contribution online, we may also ask for your credit card number and its expiration date. That information is used solely for processing your contribution; is not maintained by our organization; and is never disclosed to anyone, for any other purpose other than for processing your contribution, under any circumstances.

How We Protect Information You Provide

TYTNetwork.com uses industry standard security measures to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Our server is located in a locked, secure environment. Permission to access your information is granted only to you and TYTNetwork.com employees or contractors who need to know that information to provide services to you. Although we make good faith efforts to store information collected by this website in a secure operating environment, we cannot guarantee complete security.

Links to Other Websites

This privacy policy covers this website and its subdomains. These sites may link to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these third-party sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies and review the practices of all websites you visit.

Other Disclosure of Your Information

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when we have a good-faith belief release is appropriate to comply with the law (for example, a lawful subpoena), to protect our rights or property, or to protect our donors, artists and supporters from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful conduct, or if we reasonably believe that an emergency involving immediate danger of death or serious physical injury to any person requires disclosure of communications or justifies disclosure of records without delay.

SPECIAL NOTICE FOR PARENTS:

We want to help you guard your children’s privacy. We encourage you to talk to your children about safe and responsible use of their personal information while using the Internet. TYTNetwork.com does not knowingly collect, use or distribute children’s personally identifiable information to any third parties. If you have any reservations, questions or concerns about your child’s access to this site or how information that your child provides is used by us, please contact us.

About Cookies, IP Addresses and Log File Data Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. TYTNetwork.com website uses a cookie for measuring aggregate web statistics, including number of monthly visitors, number of repeat visitors, most popular webpages and other information. TYTNetwork.com will also use cookies to facilitate your online visit by maintaining data that you provide for online activism activities so that you will not need to resubmit certain information.

We may also use third-party services such as Google Analytics. This helps us understand traffic patterns and know if there are problems with our Site. We may also use embedded images in emails to track open rates for our mailings, so that we can tell which mailings appeal most to our supporters.  

Advertising

We may place online advertising with third-party vendors, including Google, which will be shown on other Sites on the Internet. In some cases, those third-party vendors may decide which ads to show you based on your prior visits to the Site. At no time will you be personally identified to those third-party vendors, nor will any of the information you share with us be shared with those third-party vendors. If you prefer to opt out of the use of these third-party cookies on the Site, you can do so by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page.

Server Log Files

We log standard technical information, such as your IP address and the kind of browser you use. We log this information for troubleshooting purposes and to track which pages people visit in order to improve the site. We do not use log files to track a particular individual’s use of the website.

How to Unsubscribe or Opt Out

People who subscribe to e-mail lists via this website will receive periodic updates from TYTNetwork.com by regular mail, fax and/or e-mail. You may opt out of receiving future information via e-mail by using the unsubscribe procedure specified on the e-mail message.

How We Notify You About Privacy Policy Changes

We may revise and update this Privacy Policy if we change our practices, add new site features, or change existing site features. We will notify registered users by email and post notice to this site of any substantive changes to our Privacy Policy. Your use of this site following such changes constitutes your agreement with regard to information collected from you in the past and in the future.

How To Contact Us

Questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be emailed to support@tytnetwork.com