Terms & Conditions

As used in these Terms & Conditions, the term “website” refers to the website located at www.saltlightglobal.org as well as to online services that include, but are not limited to, our electronic newsletters, our events, our archives, our online content, and our online discussion forums. Salt & Light Global does not control, and is not responsible for, any third-party site to which the website links.

You agree that your use of and access to our website is subject to the following Terms & Conditions, any other terms set forth throughout the website, and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the website, you fully accept, without qualification or limitation the terms and conditions specified herein. These Terms & Conditions may be modified at any time and from time to time; the date of the most recent changes or revisions will appear on this page. Continued access to the website by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to these Terms & Conditions. If you do not fully agree with these Terms & Conditions, please do not use this website.

The materials contained on the website are provided by Salt & Light Global as a service to you for your use on an “as is, as available” basis. You acknowledge that you are using the website at your own risk. Salt & Light Global will not be responsible or liable for any damages or injuries caused by use of and access to our website, such as data transmissions, omissions, or misstatements. We do not guarantee any information, service, or merchandise provided on or through the website. We do not make any commitment to update the information contained on the website. No advice or information given by Salt & Light Global or any other party on the website shall create any warranty or liability.

Though every attempt is made for accuracy, information specified in or accessible through the website may not be fully complete or accurate. Salt & Light Global cannot and does not endorse or represent the reliability or accuracy of any of the content or information distributed through or accessed from the website; we do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials on the website. You hereby agree that your reliance upon any content or information distributed through or accessed from the website is at your sole risk.

Salt & Light Global periodically schedules system downtime for maintenance and other purposes. Unplanned outages also may occur. Salt & Light Global shall have no liability for the resulting unavailability of the website or for any loss of data or transactions caused by planned or unplanned system outages, or any outages of webhost providers or the Internet infrastructure and network external to the website.


All materials published on the website are protected by copyright laws, and may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, resold, displayed, broadcast, or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express written permission of either Salt & Light Global or, in the case of content licensed by Salt & Light Global from third parties, the entity that is credited as the copyright holder of such licensed content. You may download freely accessible material from this website for your personal and noncommercial use only, without altering or removing any trademark, copyright, or other notice from such material.

All text, graphics, video, source code, and editorial content on this website are proprietary to Salt & Light Global. These materials are protected by U.S. copyright and, except those items acknowledged as proprietary to others, may not be used, copied, transmitted, or reproduced in whole or in part without the express written consent of Salt & Light Global. Use of any Salt & Light Global text, graphics, video, source code, and editorial content (that is hyperlinked to or affiliated with the website in any way) for any reason or purpose is strictly prohibited. Unauthorized use of the text, graphics, video, source code, and editorial content may violate trademark, copyright, civil and criminal statutes, and privacy and publicity laws. Salt & Light Global reserves all rights under United States and international laws.

User Generated Content

Salt & Light Global may provide users with an opportunity to post content to the website. Salt & Light Global does not necessarily endorse, support, sanction, encourage, or agree with content posted by users. Salt & Light Global shall have the right, but not the obligation, to delete, move, or edit any content that violates this agreement or is otherwise objectionable as determined by Salt & Light Global in its sole discretion and without notice. If you upload, post, or otherwise transmit content to the website, you acknowledge that any such submissions may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by Salt & Light Global in any medium now existing or hereinafter invented, and for any purpose, including commercial uses.

Any material or communication you transmit to the website by (Secured) Hypertext Transfer Protocol, File Transfer Protocol, or electronic mail or otherwise, including any questions, suggestions, comments, data or the like is nonproprietary and nonconfidential, except to the extent specified in our policy. Anything you knowingly or unknowingly transmit or post becomes our property or the property of our affiliates and may be used for any purpose, including, but not limited to, posting, disclosure, reproduction, publication, broadcast, and transmission. Additionally, we may use any concepts, ideas, or techniques contained in any data you send to the website for any reason or purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing and marketing services or products using such data.

You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any threatening, abusive, obscene, unlawful, defamatory, libelous, scandalous, inflammatory, profane, or pornographic material, or any material that could promote conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, infringe upon another’s copyright or trademark, or otherwise violate any law, or is contrary to the core values of Salt & Light Global. We assume no responsibility or liability arising from the postings, transmission, content or information on the website, or from any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, or inaccuracy contained in any such postings, transmissions, information, or content on the website.

Injuries and Damages

We will not be responsible or liable for any incidental, consequential, direct, indirect or punitive damages or injuries, including, but not limited to, omissions, errors, mistakes, delays in transmission, typographical errors, deletion of files, and delays in operation, your reliance on or use of any service, information, or merchandise provided on or through the website, or any failure of performance arising out of or caused by access to or use of any information or content contained in or on the website, the content of any website, or websites hyperlinked to the website, even if we are negligent and/or have been advised of the possibility of such damages.


You agree to indemnify Salt & Light Global and its affiliates, and each of their respective partners, officers, directors, employees, and agents, against, and to hold each of them harmless from, any and all losses, liabilities, claims, expenses, and damage awards, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees, that may arise from your submissions, for your unauthorized use of material obtained from the website, from your breach of these Terms & Conditions, and from any such acts arising through your use of the website.


The reference materials and information contained in the website are intended only for your personal information. By entering and interacting with the website, you agree to hold us and our affiliates harmless and not responsible for the data/content distributed by the website. We make no representations or warranties about the completeness or accuracy of the website’s content or the information or other material found on or in the website. We do not purport to review the accuracy of information and other materials available on the website. Appropriate precautions should be taken to verify all such information. We are not liable for typographical errors, layout errors or misinformation, omissions, technical inaccuracies, or other errors contained in the website.

Our products and services are warranted, if at all, only according to the terms of a written agreement between us and the purchaser.

Except as warranted in such written agreements, we hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to products or services, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

The materials, services, and information in the website are provided “as is” without any warranties or representations whatsoever of any kind whether expressed or implied including but not limited to, the warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.

Third Parties

Salt & Light Global is committed to providing visitors to its website with as much information as possible, and as such it may include information from third parties. Salt & Light Global is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any advice or information given, or of any statement made, by the individuals, groups, ministries, organizations, or other entities referred to on this website, or for the content, services, products, or advertising on or available from their websites, or for the availability and operations of their websites.

Salt & Light Global may provide hyperlinks to websites it does not maintain or control as a service to you. We have not reviewed any or all of the websites hyperlinked to or from this website and are not responsible for the content of any other websites. The links are to be accessed at your own risk, and we make no representations or warranties about the content, completeness, or accuracy of these links or websites.

If you operate another website and are interested in linking to our website, you may do so. We would ask that you provide us with notice of your link by contacting us. Salt & Light Global reserves the right to revoke consent to the link at any time in its sole discretion, either by amending these Terms & Conditions or through other notice.


You agree that any claim, action, or proceeding arising out of these Terms & Conditions, or your use of the website, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan applicable to contracts to be wholly performed therein, without giving effect to its conflicts of laws provisions, and any action based on or alleging a breach of this Agreement must be brought in a state or federal court in Michigan. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts. If any portion of these Terms & Conditions is deemed unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable, and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Salt & Light Global can, at its sole discretion, replace or amend such provisions with another provision.

Privacy Policy

Salt & Light Global incorporates its Privacy Policy as a portion of these Terms & Conditions.

Last Updated March 18, 2013