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Terms of Service

This is a human-readable summary of the Terms of Use.
Disclaimer: This summary is not a part of the Terms of Use and is not a legal document. It is simply a handy reference for understanding the full terms. Think of it as the user-friendly interface to the legal language of our Terms of Use.

Part of our mission is to:

  • Empower and Engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content and either publish it under a free license or dedicate it to the public domain.
  • Disseminate this content effectively and globally, free of charge.

You are free to:

  • Read and Print our articles and other media free of charge.
  • Share and Reuse our articles and other media under free and open licenses.
  • Contribute To and Edit our various sites or Projects.
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Under the following conditions:
  • Responsibility – You take responsibility for your edits (since we only host your content).
  • Civility – You support a civil environment and do not harass other users.
  • Lawful Behavior – You do not violate copyright or other laws.
  • No Harm – You do not harm our technology infrastructure.
  • Terms of Use and Policies – You adhere to the below Terms of Use and to the applicable community policies when you visit our sites or participate in our communities.
With the understanding that:
  • You License Freely Your Contributions – you generally must license your contributions and edits to our sites or Projects under a free and open license (unless your contribution is in the public domain).
  • No Professional Advice – the content of articles and other projects is for informational purposes only and does not constitute professional advice.



LCHFF™ Terms of Service


1. Your Acceptance
  1. By using or visiting the LCHFF website or any LCHFF products, software, data feeds, and services provided to you on, from, or through the LCHFF website (collectively the "Service") you signify your agreement to (1) these terms and conditions (the "Terms of Service"), (2) LCHFF's privacy notice, found here and incorporated herein by reference, and (3) LCHFF's Community Guidelines, found here and also incorporated herein by reference. If you do not agree to any of these terms, the LCHFF privacy notice, or the Community Guidelines, please do not use the Service.
  2. LCHFF may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms of Service and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in these Terms of Service shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

2. Service

  1. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the Service, including users who are also contributors of Content on the Service. “Content” includes the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, audiovisual combinations, interactive features and other materials you may view on, access through, or contribute to the Service. The Service includes all aspects of LCHFF, including but not limited to all products, software and services offered via the LCHFF website.
  2. The Service may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by LCHFF. LCHFF has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, LCHFF will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Service, you expressly relieve LCHFF from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.
  3. Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you leave the Service and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other website that you visit.

3. Your Account

  1. In order to access some features of the Service, you will have to create an account. You may never use another's account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify LCHFF immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
  2. Although LCHFF will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of LCHFF or others due to such unauthorized use.

4. General Use of the Service—Permissions and Restrictions
LCHFF hereby grants you permission to access and use the Service as set forth in these Terms of Service, provided that:

  1. You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the Service or the Content without LCHFF's prior written authorization, unless LCHFF makes available the means for such distribution through functionality offered by the Service.
  2. You agree not to alter or modify any part of the Service.
  3. You agree not to access Content through any technology or means other than the pages of the Service itself or other explicitly authorized means LCHFF may designate.
  4. You agree not to use the Service for any of the following commercial uses unless you obtain LCHFF's prior written approval:
    • the sale of access to the Service;
    • the sale of advertising, sponsorships, or promotions placed on or within the Service or Content; or
    • the sale of advertising, sponsorships, or promotions on any page of an ad-enabled blog or website containing Content delivered via the Service, unless other material not obtained from LCHFF appears on the same page and is of sufficient value to be the basis for such sales.
  5. Prohibited commercial uses do not include uploading an original image or video to LCHFF or any use that LCHFF expressly authorizes in writing.
  6. In your use of the Service, you will comply with all applicable laws.
  7. LCHFF reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the Service at any time.

5. Your Use of Content
In addition to the general restrictions above, the following restrictions and conditions apply specifically to your use of Content.

  1. The Content on the Service, and the trademarks, service marks and logos ("Marks") on the Service, are owned by or licensed to LCHFF, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law.