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User Agreement


The District maintains the personal information, such as name, address and telephone number, of all individuals reporting a complaint as confidential to the extent allowed by state and federal law. Such information will only be released under very limited and unique circumstances where the District is required by law to do so.

Submission of Photographs/Videos

If your complaint includes the submission of any photographs or video, you are declaring that any photograph or video is true and correct and has not been altered. Furthermore, you represent that you own all copyrights in the photographs or video, as applicable. As a condition of submitting the photographs or video, you unconditionally and irrevocably assign all copyrights and other rights in the photographs or video to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (District).

You acknowledge that the District may, at its sole discretion, publish or otherwise use any photograph or video submitted by you. Such publication or other use may occur on television, in books, in newspapers and magazines, on the Internet, and/or in or on any other medium of communication now or hereafter devised, and may be for advertising, promotion, the use of trade, and/or other commercial purposes. By submitting a photograph and/or video, you (and any other individual depicted in a photograph or video) consent to such publication or any other use.

As a condition of submitting your photographs or video, you (and any other individual depicted in a photograph) unconditionally and irrevocably waive all claims to compensation for use of the photograph, and/or any rights with respect to such use you may have under copyright law, the right to publicity, the right to privacy, the law of defamation, and any other common law or statutory claims under the laws of any jurisdiction.