The Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) is pleased to provide you with this site for your personal education. The NPAIHB believes that teens and young adults should have access to health information and services that allow them to take personal responsibility for their health. Use www.wernative.org and visit a qualified health care provider for medical evaluation, counseling, and services.
Information Obtained on the We R Native Website Does Not Constitute Medical or Professional Advice
THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE IS NOT INTENDED TO CONSTITUTE MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS, OR TREATMENT. ALWAYS VISIT A QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IN-PERSON TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT MEDICAL CONDITIONS. THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY PRACTICE MEDICINE OR DISPENSE MEDICAL ADVICE.
Users may submit textual, graphic, audio and video content (Who R You Submissions - http://www.wernative.org/Whoru.aspx). User submissions include, without limitation, comments to pages on the website, and text, photos, artwork, videos and digital stories posted by users. User Submissions may be reviewed by We R Native staff prior to posting to the site. This review may result in a delay before the User Submission appears on the website. The amount of time between the submission and review by NPAIHB staff may vary. Users should not expect an immediate response, and NPAIHB does not guarantee that any User Submission will be immediately reviewed.
You agree you will not submit, post or upload any material to the Site that that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant NPAIHB all of the license rights granted herein.
You agree that you will not submit, post or upload any material to the Site that incites other users to commit self-harm or harm against others.
You agree that you will not submit, post or upload any material to the Site that:
• is inappropriate, offensive or contrary to any applicable laws or standards. This includes, without limitation, material that is obscene or indecent, depicts violence, sexual activity, or pornography; or contains instructions in crime or drug use; or defames, harasses, menaces, threatens, abuses, offends, bullies or embarrasses any person.
• infringes the copyright, moral rights, confidentiality rights or intellectual property rights of any person, for example, by reproducing songs, poems, articles, logos, trademarks, pictures, photos, music or other material that is not owned by you (or which you do not have a license to reproduce on the Site);
• infringes any of our rights or the rights of any third person including privacy rights;
• breaches applicable local, national, or international laws, regulations, standards or codes as enacted, modified or updated from time to time;
• impersonates any person or suggests a connection to a group or organization that is misleading;
• advocates the use of force or violence towards any person;
• encourages, endorses, approves or recommends the performance of dangerous or illegal acts; or
• contains a virus or other code that has harmful or destructive properties.
Copyright, Copying, and Trademark
The We R Native logo and URL (www.wernative.org) are owned and trademarked by the NPAIHB. All rights reserved. If you find our materials useful, you may download, print, or send copies to others, so long as the source is cited and it is used for nonprofit purposes. It is expressly prohibited to reprint or electronically reproduce any text, document, graphic, or audio-visual material from We R Native for commercial purposes without written permission. For special permissions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclaimer of Endorsement
Disclaimer of Warranty and Liability
NPAIHB ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT, DECISION MADE, OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE WE R NATIVE WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER INTERNET SITES LINKED TO IT IN ANY WAY. NPAIHB DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE WE R NATIVE WEBSITE OR THE INTERNET.
In no event shall NPAIHB be liable for any injury, loss, claim, damage, or any incidental or consequential damages arising either directly or indirectly out of or in any way connected with the NPAIHB website, or any failure or delay in updating or including any materials on the NPAIHB website, or any use of or inability to use materials on the NPAIHB website.
Waiver of Responsibility for Inaccurate Content
Although NPAIHB makes every effort to ensure the correctness of data, NPAIHB disclaims responsibility for any errors or omissions, such as unintended technical inaccuracies or typographical errors, in the materials. You also understand that NPAIHB cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the service will be free of "infection" or "viruses," "worms," "Trojan horses," or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. Users are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy their particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the NPAIHB website for the reconstruction of any lost data. Use of the NPAIHB website and the Internet generally is at the User's own risk.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notices
As required by Section 512(c)(2) of Title 17 of the United States Code, if you believe that any material on the NPAIHB website infringes your copyright, you must send a notice of claimed infringement to NPAIHB's Designated Agent at the following address:
Name of Agent Designated to Receive
Notification of Claimed Infringement: Stephanie Craig Rushing
Full Address of Designated Agent to which Notification Should be Sent:
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board
2121 SW Broadway, Suite 300, Portland, OR 97201
Telephone Number of Designated Agent: 503-416-3290
Facsimile Number of Designated Agent: 503-228-8182
E-mail Address of Designated Agent: email@example.com
To be effective, Section 512(c)(3)(A) of Title 17 of the United States Code requires that your notification of claimed infringement be a written communication and that it include each of the following elements:
• A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
• A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or if more than one work is covered by the notice of claimed infringement, a description of each work.
• A description of the infringing activity or of the work that is claimed to be infringing and information about the location on this Web site (or, if the infringing information is located on another Website linked to through this website, information about the location of the link or reference on this Web site) where the alleged infringement is occurring that is reasonably sufficient to allow us to locate the infringing material.
• Sufficient information to allow us to contact you, including your name, address, telephone number and, if available, your e-mail address.
• A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law.
• A statement by you that the information in the notice of claimed infringement is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Effective October 18, 2012. Last Revised October 18, 2012.
2. Collection of Personal Information
You can browse the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any other Personal Information. In some cases, we may ask for your Personal Information in order to provide the services you request or to help improve the Site. We will only collect Personal Information which you voluntarily provide to us when using the Site, including without limitation:
If you subscribe to the Site, you will be required to submit your email address to enable us to keep you up-to-date on the latest news and to respond to your feedback
If you would like to enter a submission with the Site, you will need to provide your name, age, Tribal affiliation and, contact details (City, State, Email Address, Phone, YouTube Link).
If you choose to voluntarily complete one of the Site’s surveys, we may ask you for certain information to help us understand who is using the Site, including your age, gender, race, ethnicity, satisfaction with the Site, year in school, employment status, etc. IP addresses of survey respondents may be collected, but NPAIHB will not share such information with any third parties except for NPAIHB’s affiliated entities, contracted service providers or professional advisors.
3. Use of Personal Information
NPAIHB uses Personal Information to fulfill and process the requests of users, including to provide technical support or account maintenance. We may also use this information to provide you with updated information on new projects commenced by NPAIHB, to alert you to special events organized by NPAIHB, to let you know when new content has been added to the site, and to conduct research, surveys or engage in other marketing purposes.
In the following circumstances, NPAIHB may disclose your Personal Information without your consent:
if we believe there is a serious and imminent threat to the life, health or safety of yourself or another person (for example, if we learn that a person is suffering abuse or has made statements of an intent to commit self-harm or harm another)
to investigate or report on activity which we believe on reasonable grounds to be unlawful
if disclosure is required or authorized by law (for example, in response to a subpoena or where a regulatory authority has the power to request the provision of certain records or information)
if disclosure is reasonably necessary to enable an enforcement body to perform its functions, for example:
the prevention, detection, investigation, prosecution or punishment of criminal offences; and
the preparation for, or conduct of, proceedings before any court or tribunal, or implementation of the orders of a court or tribunal.
If NPAIHB deems necessary in its sole discretion to protect its legal and legitimate business interests.
4. Sharing Personal Information
5. Security of information
NPAIHB will take reasonable steps to ensure your Personal Information is protected from modification, misuse, disclosure, loss and unauthorized access. While NPAIHB will take reasonable precautions against potential breaches of your Personal Information, no website or Internet transmission is completely secure. Consequently, NPAIHB cannot, and does not, guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, disclosure, misuse, modification or any other breaches will not occur. NPAIHB urges you to take steps to keep your personal information safe by memorizing your password or keeping it in a safe place, and logging out of your online user account and closing your web browser after you are finished using the Site.
6. Cookies and session information
NPAIHB may use information to publish aggregate statistics about usage, registration, traffic patterns and other related site information that does not personally identify users. This is important to ensure that our content and services continue to meet the general needs of our users. IP addresses may be collected, but NPAIHB will not share such information with any third parties except for NPAIHB’s affiliated entities, and contracted service providers or professional advisors.
7. Third-party links
8. Minors and Children Under Age 13
We recommend that minors 13 years of age or older ask their parents for permission before sending any Personal Information to anyone over the Internet.
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register on the Site or send any Personal Information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any Personal Information to NPAIHB or on the Site. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.
9. Access to information
Please contact us if you believe that the Personal Information that you have provided to us is not up-to-date, complete or accurate. You have the right to request the correction of any information which relates to you and is inaccurate. If you would like us to delete any Personal Information that you have disclosed only to us as part of registering or subscribing with the Site, please let us know and we will take reasonable steps to delete it unless we are required by law to keep it.
However, if you publicly disclose your Personal Information on the Site, (e.g., you include Personal Information in a comment to an article on the Site or in a User Submission), such information becomes public information. We may not be able to remove such publicly disclosed Personal Information. Please be aware of this before you choose to publicly disclose your Personal Information on the Site.