Privacy Policy

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At the LIGHT Education Initiative, your privacy is very important to us. This policy is in regards to any personal data we collect through the use of this website. Last updated on 04/04/2021

The following information will help you to understand more clearly our privacy practices, including how we collect, use, share and protect information about you and information you may share with us. LIGHT Education Initiative reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time by notifying its Users on this page and possibly within this Website and/or - as far as technically and legally feasible - sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to the Owner. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom.

At a glance

  • We collect information about you from your interactions with us and this website, through our email subscription, contact form, and google forms. Your information may be collected through third parties that we have implemented on this site. A full list of these services are listed further down this Privacy Policy.
  • We do not share your personal information with other organizations unless required to by law enforcement.
  • We use your information to provide services and information to you. We may share your information with volunteers when they are helping us with fundraising; they read this Privacy Policy and agree to keep your information confidential.
  • We store your information in a secure database using secure technologies.

To whom this policy applies

This Privacy Policy applies to the LIGHT Education Initiative. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to the LIGHT Education Initiative, “we,” “us” and “our” include the LIGHT Education Initiative, and our website, Our website is used to provide information about activities, fundraising opportunities, and programs in the LIGHT community. By accessing and using our website, you agree that you have read and understand this Privacy Policy and you consent to the privacy practices (and any uses and disclosures of information about you) that are described in this Privacy Policy.

We may need to change this Privacy Policy from time to time in order to address new issues and to reflect changes in our databases, on our websites or in the law. We reserve the right to revise or make any changes to the Privacy Policy, and your interactions with us subsequent to any changes to this Privacy Policy will mean that you accept such changes. We will post all changes to the Privacy Policy here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and when and how we will disclose that information.

Information we collect

Through your involvement with the LIGHT Education Initiative, you may disclose or update information such as your first and last name, email address, phone number, profession, location, and school. This information is most often collected through Google Forms, our contact form, and our email subscription form, which runs through Mailchimp. We collect and store this information in a secure database.

We also may collect other identifying information from or about you in connection with your use of our website, social media, and interactions with us via email. For example, we may collect and store the content of any correspondence you may have with us or our representatives, regardless of the subject matter. As with many other websites, the Internet servers used to operate our website may collect certain information pertaining to you and the software, equipment and communications method that you use to access the Internet and our website. This information can include: browser type, device type, domain names, access times, referring website addresses and IP addresses for users. This information is used for the operation of our services and to maintain the quality of our services.

How we use your information

We do not sell your information or share our mailing lists with external organizations. However, LIGHT Education Initiative bears no responsibility for the information collected or used by any third party website you may interact with while using this website. See list of third parties used to create this website further down this Privacy Policy.

We may use the information you give us to provide services to you, at your request. We may use it to communicate with you through periodic messages regarding programs, events, and other information and notices we believe you may find interesting or useful. We may use it for customer service needs.

Your personal information may be used for legal purposes by the LIGHT Education Initiative or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this website or the related services. The user declares to be aware that the we may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

How we secure your data

The LIGHT Education Initiative uses appropriate procedures to ensure the security of your personal information and to protect it from unauthorized access. The security of your personal information is important to us, but please keep in mind that there is no method of transmission over the internet that is 100% secure. We do strive to use commercially reliable means to protect your personal information in the best way we can.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. We may collect the personal information of children either from the child directly or from the parent(s) or guardian(s) of the child for purposes of registering them with LIGHT Education Initiative, or for events and services we provide. We will never use the personal information of children for any purpose without your consent. We do use pictures of children taken at events on the website. If you see photos of children that you would like to have us remove, please contact and we will do so immediately.

It is your responsibility to provide us with accurate personal data. To the extent necessary for these purposes, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that personal data is accurate, complete, current and relevant to its intended use. To update your information, please contact

Third Party Use

This website may post links to third party websites, which may include information that we have no control over. When proceeding to a third party site through our website, you acknowledge that you are aware that these third party websites are not screened by us, and you release us from any liability for their conduct. LIGHT Education Initiative bears no responsibility for the information collected or used by any advertiser or third party website. You must review their Terms of Service and Privacy Policies. Below is a list of third party services we have used to create and run this website.

  • We have a Google Maps widget by Elfsight implemented on this website, so you may locate LIGHT Centers and email information for Coordinators.
  • We use a Facebook Messenger chat widget by Elfsight so that you may reach out to our Creative Director with feedback. This is so we may improve this website for you and is an optional service.
  • Adobe Fonts are embedded on this site.
  • Our email "Subscribe" form is connected to MailChimp
  • We use Google Forms to allow users to submit to "SpotLIGHT," to submit testimonials, to join LIGHT as an Ambassador, and to collect other information from you.
  • We use Google Sheets to allow LIGHT Coordinators to access fellow LIGHT Coordinators contacts as a resource to reach out to one another. For more information on this, please reach out to

Website platform

This website was created and is maintained through Webflow. Webflow is a platform provided by Webflow, Inc. that allows the Owner to build, run and host this Website. Webflow is highly customizable and can host websites from simple blogs to complex e-commerce platforms.

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of personal information may be requested from us at any time. If you have questions, please contact