Terms of Use

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Please read below to see the Terms of Use for our website. Last updated on 04.04.21. We reserve the right to update or change our Terms of Use at any time and we recommend that you check this page periodically.

Your continued use of the service after we post any modifications on this page will serve as your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Terms of Use.

Use of links

Throughout our web pages, we provide links to other third parties which may contain information of interest to you. The LIGHT Education Initiative undertakes its utmost effort to ensure that the content provided on this website infringes no applicable legal provisions or third-party rights. However, it may not always be possible to achieve such a result.
In such cases, without prejudice to any legal prerogatives of Users to enforce their rights, Users are kindly asked to preferably report related complaints to nicole@lightinitiative.org

If you have a link you would like us to consider adding to our website, please send an email to nicole@lightinitiative.org with the subject “Link request.”

Rights regarding content on this website - All rights reserved

LIGHT Education Initiative holds and reserves all intellectual property rights for any of its content. Users may not therefore use such content in any way that is not necessary or implicit in the proper use of the Service. Any applicable statutory limitation or exception to copyright shall stay unaffected.

The services, and all of its contents, including without limitation, text, photographs, images, illustrations, graphics, icons, videos, podcasts, logos, etc (considered “brand materials”), are or may be protected by copyright, trademark and other laws of the United States. Any brand materials are owned and maintained by the LIGHT Education Initiative or by other parties that have provided rights to us.

You agree that without permission, you will not use, publish, reproduce, display, distribute, or modify any brand materials, for any purpose or by any means, method, or process. For information about using our logo and brand materials according to the LIGHT Education Initiative brand standards, send your request to our Creative Director at nicole@lightinitiative.org with the subject “Use of brand.”

If you would like to publish information that you find on our website, please send your request to nick@lightinitiative.org with the subject “Publish.

Access to external resources

Through this Website Users may have access to external resources provided by third parties. Users acknowledge and accept that the Owner has no control over such resources and is therefore not responsible for their content and availability.

Conditions applicable to any resources provided by third parties, including those applicable to any possible grant of rights in content, result from each such third parties’ terms and conditions or, in the absence of those, applicable statutory law.

Acceptable use

This Website and the Service may only be used within the scope of what they are provided for, under these Terms and applicable law. Users are solely responsible for making sure that their use of this Website and/or the Service violates no applicable law, regulations or third-party rights.

Therefore, the Owner reserves the right to take any appropriate measure to protect its legitimate interests including by denying Users access to this Website or the Service, terminating contracts, reporting any misconduct performed through this Website or the Service to the competent authorities – such as judicial or administrative authorities - whenever Users engage or are suspected to engage in any of the following activities:

  • violate laws, regulations and/or these Terms;
  • infringe any third-party rights;
  • considerably impair the Owner’s legitimate interests;
  • offend the Owner or any third party.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they as essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website, to store user preferences and provide them with content and advertisements that are relevant to you. These cookies will only be stored on your browser with your consent to do so. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience. Below is a list of known cookies we use:

Necessary Cookies - Are crucial for the basic functions of the website and the website will not work in its intended way without them.These cookies do not store any personally identifiable data:

  • cky-active-check - Set by CookieYes to check if the consent banner is active on our website.
  • __cfduid - Used by cdn services like CloudFare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
  • _p_hfp_client_id - For preventing hyped up views.
  • cookieyesID - Set as a unique identifier for visitors with respect to the cookie law of consent.
  • cky-consent - Set to remember the user's consent to the use of cookies on the website.
  • cookieyes-performance - Used to remember the consent of the users for the use of cookies in the 'Performance' category.
  • cookieyes-necessary - Used to remember the consent of the users for the use of cookies in the 'Necessary' category.
  • cookieyes-other - Used to remember the consent of the users for the use of cookies categorized as 'Other'.

Performance Cookies - Are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience:

  • _p_hfp_client_id - For preventing hyped up views.


This website is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with federal guidelines concerning accessibility. We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact nicole@lightinitiative.org with the subject “Accessibility.”


We may use your personal information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information. We provide users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any newsletter. You may also update your contact information previously provided to us. For more information on controlling your communications or to update your contact information, please contact nick@lightinitiative.org with the subject “Communications”.


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.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding the Terms of Use, please reach out to nicole@lightinitiative.org