NavajoWOTD | About

NavajoWOTD.com is about helping you learn the Navajo language. It helps you become more comfortable and familiar with Navajo by giving you something to think about as you go about your day. Learning requires exposure, and NavajoWOTD can help you along.

Contact

NavajoWOTD is reachable through email – navajowotd@gmail.com

You can also tweet us or send direct messages on twitter using our handle @navajowotd

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Disclaimer

NavajoWOTD.com tries to give you accurate information in our posts. Since the Navajo language is spoken differently across the Navajo Nation, there may be differences in spelling, pronunciation, etc. of Navajo words. Everything on this site is provided as-is, and corrections are made when brought to our attention. The views and opinions expressed anywhere on this site should not be construed to represent the entire, nor the majority, of the Navajo people, or the Navajo Nation or its municipalities. Byron Shorty owns and maintains this website; please refer to the following section for permission to use NavajoWOTD content.

Copyright

NavajoWOTD is about sharing knowledge, so we use a Creative Commons License.

NavajoWOTD post text and any audio (pronunciations) that accompanies it are works copyrighted by Byron Shorty and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License with attribution to NavajoWOTD.com.

This means, in short, that you can copy, distribute, transmit, adapt and make commercial use of the text and audio that NavajoWOTD.com authors or records. If you chose to use our (“our” referring to any authors and copyright holders of content published on NavajoWOTD) work, you MUST attribute it to NavajoWOTD.com and include the unique URL of the word post. If you alter, transform, or build upon our work, you can distribute the resulting work only if you do so under the same license. This means that whatever you can do to our work, others can also do to the work you produce based on NavajoWOTD content. The NavajoWOTD attribution must remain intact.

If you use our work, it does not necessarily mean NavajoWOTD endorses you, and you must make that clear.

This license can be revoked by us in the case that these terms are not being met, and also these provisions can be waived by us. You can read the terms at the page linked to above. Your use of NavajoWOTD content constitutes your agreement to these terms. These terms are designed around a Free Culture approach to copyright, and are included simply for legal purposes.

You don’t have to notify NavajoWOTD of your use of the work, but it would be nice to know 🙂

All rights are reserved for any NavajoWOTD content outside of post text and audio (pronunciations).

An easy guide to this license can be found here: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

Privacy

NavajoWOTD.com does not collect any personally identifiable information about its visitors except in the case that you, the visitor, sign up for the NavajoWOTD mailing list.

When you sign up for the NavajoWOTD mailing list, you are giving NavajoWOTD.com permission to send you periodic emails that may be as frequent as once per day, or any number of days in between emails. You are signing up to receive emails that contain NavajoWOTD.com posts as the main content, but may carry messages that we wish to share with you, which include, but are not limited to, updates to NavajoWOTD website features, and a little marketing of special content for things that NavajoWOTD produces. The NavajoWOTD mailing list is maintained and run using the MailChimp service, which does not sell information that you submit in the signup form. MailChimp may, however, collect list data and implement analytics to track when emails we send you are opened, and the country it was opened in. After you confirm your email address, you will receive an email for your records that you can use to manage your preferences for the mailing list. NavajoWOTD, as the owner of the list, will not sell to anyone information you provide to us.

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NavajoWOTD.com uses Google Adsense to serve third party advertisements, and through Google Adsense a cookie is stored in your browser by Google that is accessible by Google on other websites that are not NavajoWOTD.com. Google uses this information to try to give you relevant ads, based on information collected in that cookie. The information stored in these cookies do not contain personally identifiable information. You can learn more about Google cookies and manage your ad preferences at Google’s advertisement website: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads/.

Additionally, we implement Google Analytics code that allows us to understand which content is most useful to you and other users. Tracking code of this type allows us to generate Demographics and Interest reports that are useful in showing relevant advertising. Information contained in cookies about browsing history is kept private or anonymous. You can opt-out of Google’s Analytics service using the following tool: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.

Cookies are also used as a way to improve the NavajoWOTD website, and your experience.

If you have social media accounts, such as twitter, or facebook, you may see personalized content from those services. We do not gain any special access to your accounts when you interact with social media elements on NavajoWOTD.com.

NavajoWOTD.com and all pages on its domain are hosted on Tumblr, which is an online blogging service found at http://tumblr.com.

This About page is where you can find out about any changes to the topics detailed here. Occasionally, an individual may be granted access to NavajoWOTD accounts to publish updates, but not total access (insufficient to gain personal data).