IV. WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO USE QPTV?

A. You are eligible to apply if you are a legal bona-fide Queens resident with a legal bona- fide resident address. You must be able to verify your residency by providing two proofs of address and a City, State, Federal or Employee Photo ID.
 
The following combinations of proof are acceptable:
 
1) A New York State Driver’s license and two current utility bills (within the last 6 months) 
 
2) A New York State Photo I.D. (a.k.a. a “non-driver’s license”) and two current utility bills (within the last 6 months)
 
3) A United States or foreign issued Passport and two utility bills (within the last 6 months)
 
4) A City, State, Federal or Employee Photo ID and two current utility bills (within the last 6 months)
 
5) Current College or High School Photo ID and two proofs of address. (Must be 18 years of age or older.)
 
6) Copy of 501(c)3 (Not-For-Profit organizations only.) Employees or Members of a not-for-profit organization seeking training are also required to verify their address as well as their association with said organization. To use QPTV's equipment, facilities or channel space you must be 18 years of age or older. For safety and security reasons, no one under 14 years of age is allowed on QPTV premises unless supervised.
 
B. You are eligible if you are a staff member of a service/not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization with a bona fide Queens address that operates in the Borough of Queens and provides a service to Queens residents. You must have the approval from your organization.
 
C. You are eligible for training if you are a full-time student, 18 years of age or older attending an educational institution in the Borough of Queens.
 
D. When a QPTV user ("applicant")demonstrates with reasonable probability that there is a compelling reason not to make the applicant's street address publicly available,QPTV may in its discretion and subject to verification, accept the following:
 
1. A Post Office Box Number from the applicant, along with a sworn affidavit from the applicant, stating that he or she is a bona-fide Queens resident and that, should the applicant move from Queens the applicant shall notify QPTV within ten (10) days of the applicant's change in residency.
 
2. A sworn affidavit submitted by the applicant, in which the applicant irrevocably designates a New York City attorney as agent for service of legal process in connection with any claims arising out of the program material that the applicant cablecasts on QPTV or any breach of the applicant's Channel User Contract & Statement of Compliance (Form # 2) or any of QPTV's Rules and Procedures, including but not limited to any claims for libel, slander, invasion of privacy or unauthorized use of copyrighted material. A sworn affidavit must also include the written consent of the attorney designated to act as agent for service of legal process together with a certification by the attorney that the applicant is a bonafide Queens resident.
 
A QPTV Channel User / Statement of Compliance form and Workshop Agreement, duly signed by the trainee, indicating understanding of and compliance with, the Rules and Procedures of QPTV, along with verification of age and residency, must be on file with QPTV for eligibility to use QPTV resources and facilities.
 
You must be a QPTV Certified User to use the equipment being requested. Certification from other cable systems, other access facilities or educational institutions is not valid for QPTV eligibility.
 
Prior to using QPTV equipment or facilities, on QPTV premises or away from QPTV premises, an eligible user must (a) be fully familiar with QPTV training programs, rules, procedures and facilities, (b) be trained by QPTV staff, and certified in the specific equipment to be used and (c) have demonstrated proficiency with the equipment to be used and an understanding of the rules and procedures under which QPTV makes such equipment and facilities available to the public.