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Terms of Use

The School of Light (“SoL”) encourages the use of this website (the “Site”) regardless of domain address, as a way to share information and knowledge in support of SoL’s educational mission. The Site is owned by SoL. The contents of any of the Site is subject to change without notice. While most of the Site is publicly accessible, certain services and information offered online might be restricted to specific users or segments of the SoL community.

The terms and conditions of this Agreement (“Agreement”) shall govern the relationship between you and SoL with respect to the Site. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions for use of the Site.


Consistent with SoL’s policies and regulations, SoL upholds the principles of freedom of speech, the importance of access to information and public dialogue, the rights of authors and artists to protect the integrity of their work, and the right of privacy in the use of electronic resources by our faculty, students, and staff.


The SoL website located at www.theschooloflight.com collects information to improve functionality and content and to monitor performance. Data is used to help answer specific questions about the usage and performance of the website or individual Web pages. At no time is site usage associated with individual IP addresses. It is the policy of SoL to disclose on any of its Web sites what information is collected that can be used to personally identify the user and how that information is intended to be used. Your visit to our site is governed by our Privacy Policy.


SoL names and trademarks may not be used by third parties without the express prior written permission from SoL. Other trademarks, service marks, and trade names used on the Site are the property of their respective owners.

Illegal Copying

All content included on the Site, including, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, buttons, icons, images, and software, is the property of SoL or its licensors or partners and is protected by U.S. and international copyright and trademark laws. Reproduction, duplication, modification, distribution, transmission, replication, display, or performance of the content of the Site without the express written permission of SoL is strictly prohibited

Compliance with Laws

You agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding your use of the Site.

You further agree that any information provided by you is truthful and accurate to the best of your knowledge.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold SoL, its faculty, staff, partners, and affiliates, harmless from any liability, loss, claim, and expense, including reasonable attorney's fees, related to your violation of this Agreement or use of the Site.


SoL may terminate this Agreement at any time, with or without notice, for any reason.

Entire Agreement

This Agreement and the Privacy Policy policies posted on the Site constitute the entire agreement between you and SoL with respect to your use of the Site and the Services offered on the Site.


SoL may revise, amend, or modify this Agreement and any other User policies and agreements, at any time and in any manner. These Terms of use were last updated on November 10, 2017.

Privacy Policy

The School of Light (“SoL”) has created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting users’ personal information and informing you about how we handle it. This Privacy Policy applies to transactions and activities on the SoL website accessible to the public without password (the ”Site”) and does not apply to any other web site or offline point of contact between you and SoL, its staff, faculty, or students. Each time you visit the Site or provide us with information, by doing so you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy at that time.

Your IP Address

Like most business websites, each time you visit the Site, we automatically collect your IP address and the web page from which you came. In order to administer and optimize the Site for you and to diagnose problems with our Site, we use your IP address to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information about you.


Like most websites, the Site uses cookies to keep track of your activity on the Site and enhance your experience on the Site. We also use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests. Most browsers are set up to accept cookies, but you can change your settings to have your browser notify you when you receive a new cookie or to refuse to accept cookies.

Information We Collect From You

In addition to your IP Address and “cookies”, the only personal information we collect from you that could be used to identify you is your machine’s hostname (also known as “machine name”) and/or the domain name of the preceding site from which you came to visit the Site. We use your hostname and/or the domain name information to gather statistical information on our Site usage. We do not knowingly collect any information, personal or otherwise, from children under the age of 13 without the express consent of their parent or guardian.

How We Use Personal Information

We use your personal information to fulfill specific requests that you might make for information about SoL’s various programs, services, and special events and, if you agree, to send you emails with other information relating to SoL. We carefully select the information that we send to you and attempt to send you information of value to you, such as news about SoL, special opportunities, or special event information.


By using our Site, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Changes to Privacy Policy If our Privacy Policy or procedures change, we will post those changes to our Site. Any such changes will be effective immediately upon being posted, unless otherwise stated in the change.

Effective Date This Privacy Policy is effective as of November 10, 2017.


By using this Site, you agree to be bound by our Terms of Use. You also agree that any unresolved disputes arising from your use of the Site, services obtained from or purchases made from the Site, and/or any disputes arising from this Privacy Policy shall be governed by California law. You agree that venue for resolving such disputes shall be in Los Angeles County, California.

Photo Release

As a student at the School of Light, you consent to have your photo taken and used on the SoL website or other material for promotional purposes, unless you expressly indicate otherwise.


No reproduction or redistribution of this website in whole or part without the prior consent of SoL. Your use of this Web site is governed by the Terms of Use. © 2019 SoL.