Terms of Use

Please read this notice before using our site. By using the site, you agree to abide by these Terms of Use; please do not use our site if you do not agree with the Terms of Use outlined below. Dishretailer.Com reserves the right to modify the Terms of Use at its sole discretion, and by using this site, you agree to be bound by the modifications or updates to the Terms of Use.

Privacy Notice

Dishretailer.com values your privacy. To keep you informed, we have created this privacy statement that discloses our purposes and methods for online collection and use of information. This statement applies to all information collected through Dishretailer.com websites and information gathered from any web pages that we host.

Site Operator and Contact for Privacy Inquiries:

Claude A. Greiner
Dishretailer Discussion Boards
23210 Greater Mack #221
St. Clair Shores, Mi 48080

Forum Rules, Policies, and Disclaimers

If you agree to abide by our rules below, you should press the "Register" button, which will enable you to register. If you do not agree, press the "Cancel" button. Read our privacy policy

Thank you for expressing intrest in registering for our Discussion boards, please read the following user agreement before you register!

Our Discussion boards consist of Satellite Dish Retailers, Distributors and Sales repersentives. The purpose of this board is to provide a secure place on the internet where retailers can get information on how to make their business better.

Considering the real-time nature of this bulletin board, it is impossible for us to review messages or confirm the validity of information posted. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the contents of posted messages and are not responsible for any messages posted. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. The messages express the views of the author of the message, not necessarily the views Dishretailer.com or any entity associated with dishretailer.com. Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable is encouraged to contact us immediately by email. We have the ability to remove objectionable messages and we will make every effort to do so, within a reasonable time frame, if we determine that removal is necessary. This is a manual process, so please realize that we may not be able to remove or edit particular messages immediately.

You agree, through your use of this service, that you will not use Dishretailer.com to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, or otherwise violative of any law. You agree not to post any copyrighted material unless the copyright is owned by you or by Dishretailer.com.

By the use of this service, any material you post will become property of Dishretailer.com. If you wish to re-produce any of the information posted on our discussion boards, it may only be done with express written permission of Dishretailer.com. In addition you agree that any civil or legal proceeding arising from the operation, or material posted on the Dishretailer.com, shall be brought and heard only in a state or federal court of competent jurisdiction located in Michigan and the parties hereto expressly wave any rights under any law or rule to cause any such proceedings to be brought and heard in any other location. Dishretailer.com concents to jurisdiction in any state or federal court of competent jurisdiction located in Michigan in any civil action or other legal proceeding arising out of or relating to this agreement.

Although dishretailer.com does not and cannot review the messages posted and is not responsible for the content of any of these messages, we at dishretailer.com reserve the right to delete any message for any or no reason whatsoever. You remain solely responsible for the content of your messages, and you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Dishretailer.com and Infopop Corporation. (the makers of the bulletin board software), and their agents with respect to any claim based upon transmission of your message(s). We at Dishretailer.com also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you. Please note that advertisements, chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are inappropriate.

Dishretailer.com and its members value signal integrity, so therefore we have adopted a zero tolerence policy on this matter. The Discussion of 'test cards' or 'test devices' is strictly prohibited on this website. Violaters will be immediatly banned from accessing not only the forums but the entire website. Please consider this your first and only warning.

Any person considering membership on Dishretailer.com must fill out a new member application, the approval of your application will be at the sole discretion of the Site Admininstrator and or the discussion board moderators. If your application is rejected, you may E-mail your protest directly to the site administrator, at which time a final decision will be made.

As a member of the Dishretailer.com Discussion boards, you agree that you will not allow others to login to the discussion boards using your username and password. Please note that our system automatically captures your computers unique IP address everytime you login, and if we determine there is multiple people using your account we will immediatly deactivate it without notice. In addition if your are a PSDA member and it is determined that multiple people are using your account, not only will you loose access to the site, your PSDA membership will be revolked without a refund. By allowing others access with your username and password, you will be held responcible for their actions.

If your are an Echostar, Directv or Pegasus employee and have access to this board, you must indicate so in your user profile. If you do not indicate this, your account may be deactivated when our system goes through and looks for accounts with multiple users.

This agreement is entered into in accordance with and shall be governed by Michigan law provided that if any Michigan law shall dictate the laws of another jurisdiction be applied to any proceeding, such Michigan law shall be superseded by this paragraph and the remaining laws of Michigan shall neverless be applied in such proceeding.


Claude A. Greiner
Dishretailer.com Site Administrator

*Please note that our membership process requires manual approval, which means you will recieve an E-mail from our site administrator when your application is approved

*Revised August 17th, 2002 11:30 Am EST.

Types of Information Collected

Personal and company information is collected from potential members of the Dishretailer.com discussion boards. This information is required to confirm your identity, and to insure that the members of the Dishretailer.com discussion boards work in the satellite industry. These cases are described in more detail below

Discussion Board Registration

Dishretailer.com requires a valid e-mail address and Satellite retailer information for users who want to participate in the Dishretailer Discussion Boards. This allows us to protect our community from abusive postings and provides a verifiable point of contact should legal questions arise. At any time, you have the ability to keep your e-mail address hidden from other users by selecting that option within your user profile.

The registration application is broken down into two parts. First of all there is a private part with your username, password, and information about your company. The information collected on this part of the new member application and profile is kept private and can only been seen by the board administrators. It can never been seen in public by other forum members.

New User Profile
The name you enter when logging in. It is not case sensitive.
Your password is case sensitive.
Confirm Password*:
Your Real Name*:
Your Company Name*:
Address, City, State, and Zip Code*:
Telephone Number*:
Distributor Name*:

The information listed below will be used for your profile. This information is made available to other Dishretailer.com members to foster a sense of community. At any time, you have the ability to keep your e-mail address hidden from other users by selecting that option within your user profile. We do however ask that you atleast provide your company name and your location in your profile. If you do not wish to fill in the other fields in your profile, you may leave them blank.

Note: the information that follows will be viewable by anyone visiting the bulletin board. Thus, if you don't feel comfortable about completing certain fields, just leave them blank. Required fields are marked by an asterisk.
Display Email:
This email will be shown to other bulletin board users. If you wish to remain anonymous, leave this field empty. You can protect yourself from spammers by changing your email slightly, e.g. to yourname_NO_SPAM@aol.com
City, State, Country*:
Homepage URL:
Picture URL:
Jazz up your profile page by entering a picture for your profile page.
Instant Messaging Identifier:
Your profile page will contain an indicator of your online status. Other users will be able to send you instant messages.

Note: only Jabber, ICQ, Odigo and AIM Instant Messaging clients are currently supported.

Company Name*:
Note: you may include UBBCode™, UBBCode™ Images and HTML in your signature. However, if the forum you are posting to does not allow these codes, your signature will not display as intended.
The administrators of this bulletin board may, from time to time, send out notices or information of interest to its members. I do not wish to receive email from the administrators of this bulletin board

If you wish to modify your profile, you may do so at any time by using the "Mypop" link at the top of the main forums start page or clicking on the following link...



Certain activities on Dishretailer.com involve the use of "cookies" to facilitate your experience. This includes retention of your username and password the Dishretailer.com and showing a default Topic View when you visit the forums. You have the option to turn these cookies off at any time by updating your user profile preferences. If your browser doesn’t support cookies, or if you have cookies turned off, these preferences will not be set.

Disclosure of Personal Information

Dishretailer.com does not disclose your personally identifying information to any third parties for any purpose without your prior consent. All reasonable care is taken by staff handling personal information to ensure its security both offline and online. It is our policy to destroy server access and personal information provided during the technical support process upon completion of the technical support incident.

It’s also important to be aware that when you voluntarily provide personal information (e.g., last name, address, phone number) in a posting on the bulletin board, that information is publicly available and may be used by someone in a manner unintended by you. For that reason, we discourage the offering of any personally identifying information within the message board itself.

Helpful Links:

Federal Trade Commission Privacy Initiatives Site (includes link to the full text of the Final Rule) 

Online Privacy Alliance's Resources for Business