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Disclaimers

Content Disclaimer

We do not guarantee any information provided on the site, we disclaim any liabilities for any information we carry. You are solely responsible for any and all information you upload to the site. By contributing information you are implicitly allowing us to host that information at our domains for as long as we wish. Due to the fact that this site may be edited by anyone, the information will not always be accurate. Please check with your provider for the most accurate information. Should you notice inaccurate information that you are unable to fix, let us know here.

Copyright Disclaimer

It is considered that the content of this website, namely channel listings, does not meet the threshold of originality for copyright protection, therefore placing them in the Public Domain. As such, the collation of channel listings on this website based on data from service providers or other third-party sources is not considered to be copyright infringement. Conversely, the reposting of channel listings collected from this website (including ones you contribute) is permitted as it similarly considered not to be copyright infringement due to its content being in the Public Domain.

Policies

Misconduct Policy

Permanent ban offenses

The following serious offenses will result in an immediate and permanent ban:

  • Blatant vandalism (including, but not limited to):
    • Spamming of external links
    • Self-promotion of your products
    • Unjustified blanking of pages
  • Inappropriate usernames
  • Anonymous editing through proxies, VPNs, private and education networks only to vandalize
  • Registering and/or circumvention of previously instituted bans through the use of VPNs, proxies or duplicate accounts
  • Other major disruptive behavior

Graduated ban offenses

The following offenses are considered to be of a lesser impact and will result in a graduated ban response:

  • Purposeful insertion of incorrect, incomplete, or false information
  • Personal attacks on other users
  • Other minor disruptive behavior

The progression of ban durations is outlined below:

  • 1st offense: Warning
  • 2nd offense: One-week ban
  • 3rd offense: One-month ban
  • 4th offense: Three-month ban
  • 5th offense: Permanent ban

Privacy Policy

Personal Information

When registering on our site, you are asked to enter a username and email address to help you with your experience. Registration is voluntary to view information, but required to contribute to the site. Providing an e-mail address upon registration is voluntary, and is not required to contribute to the site. Should you provide an email address, you can use it for notifications and password resets. You also have the option to voluntarily enter your real name, for better attribution of your work.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices, should a data breach that involves personally identifiable information occur, we will notify the users via in-site notification within 1 business day. By using this site, and providing the optional personally identifiable information, you agree to not hold www.tvchannellists.com or any of its owners or operators liable for any data breaches involving said information.

We will not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include any parties who assist us in the operations of this website.

We will, however, release information to comply with the law, enforce our or our site operation partners' policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.

Cookies & Google Ads

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You may opt out of participating Ad Networks' personalized advertising by visiting Google Ads Settings and AboutAds.info.

We also use cookies to:

  • Remember your login.
  • Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

If you turn cookies off, the above features will be disabled.

Google Analytics

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Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

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Contacting Us

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Updates to the Privacy Policy

You can see the date of the last Privacy Policy update below. By using this site you agree to the most recent iteration of the Privacy Policy.

The Privacy Policy was last updated on December 13, 2016.

Guidelines

Standard Page Naming Guidelines

If you are creating a new page, please name it in accordance with the list below:

  • Subscription TV channel line-ups: List of channels on provider name.
    • If the provider has different line-ups in different areas: List of channels on provider name (location)
    • If you are creating a separate page for local channels that vary based on region: List of location-specific channels on provider name
      • If that list contains all the areas served by the provider, replace location with region.
  • Over-the-air channel line-ups: List of over-the-air television stations in location
  • Provider line-up changes: List of line-up changes on provider name
    • If there are numerous changes, the listing can be separated into decades: List of line-up changes on provider name in the decades
      • Listings with a very large number of changes can be separated by year: List of line-up changes on provider name in year
  • Master lists: Master list of list type (location)

If you're unsure about how to name a page, please don't hesitate to ask an admin.