Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions of Use Agreement

and Privacy Policy


Please find The Liya Kebede Foundation’s Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement and our Privacy Policy Below:



The Liya Kebede Foundation maintains our website www.lkfound.org in order to provide you with information about our work, and to enable you to interact with us online.




Use of Website, Name and Logo

The Liya Kebede Foundation appreciates informational and educational uses of our website, including our name and logo. You may view, copy and display the content from our website for your personal, non-commercial use.  However, there are limits on usage.


PLEASE BE AWARE: by copying and/or downloading material from our website, our name and logo and links bearing them, and/or other electronic products, you agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement and all applicable laws and regulations.  It is improper and may be a violation of law for you to post, download or distribute material that you do not own or have permission to use. Violation of copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights may subject you to civil and/or criminal penalties.

Permission to use The Liya Kebede Foundation website, materials, name and logo is subject to the following:

  • You may not alter or modify our name and logo, the links bearing them, or our website content.
  • Use of the name and logo or links bearing them may not create an impression that The Liya Kebede Foundation endorses, approves, sponsors or is affiliated with your products, goods, services, or your website.
  • Use of the name and logo or related links may not create an impression that The Liya Kebede Foundation will benefit from the sale of any good or service.
  • You may not transfer, assign, sell, reproduce, distribute or otherwise exploit the name and logo or your link to us.
  • The Liya Kebede Foundation name and logo and/or link bearing the name and logo may not appear on any pages of any websites that include content or advertising for alcoholic beverages, tobacco, pornography, religious material, partisan material, political material or firearms.


Links, Errata and Updates

The Liya Kebede Foundation has not reviewed all of the sites linked to our website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by The Liya Kebede Foundation of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.

The materials appearing on our website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. The Foundation makes every effort to present correct information and may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice.


Revisions to Terms

The Liya Kebede Foundation may revise these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time without notice. By using our website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.


Governing Law

Any claim relating to our website shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

This Agreement was last amended and posted on our Website on March 15, 2013.


Privacy Policy


The Liya Kebede Foundation created this policy to demonstrate our respect for your privacy preferences and to explain how we collect and apply information on our website. By visiting www.lkfound.org, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice.

The Liya Kebede Foundation with headquarters at 654 Madison Avenue, Suite 708, New York 110065, U.S. telephone (917) 720-0365 directly maintains our website.

What personally identifiable information is collected on this site?

When you visit our website, you may provide us with personal information (such as name, address, e-mail address, telephone numbers and/or credit/debit card information) that you knowingly choose to disclose, which is collected on an individual basis for various purposes. These purposes include registering to receive e-mail newsletters or other materials, requesting further information from us about projects, services and employment, or donating to us via a secure PayPal site.  We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way. We ask for personal information so that we can fulfill your request and return your message. This information is retained and used in accordance with existing laws, rules, regulations, and other policies. You can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.

How we use information

We use the information you provide only for the purpose you identify and register. We do not share this information with outside parties.  The Liya Kebede Foundation does not sell, rent, give-away or share its e-mail addresses or other information with outside sources.  However, visitors should be aware that information collected through our website may be subject to examination and inspection if such information is a public record or not otherwise protected from disclosure.

Email Communications

We use e-mail links located on this site to allow you to contact us directly via e-mail. We use the information provided in your e-mail to respond to your questions or comments. We may also store your comments for future reference.

We publish an e-newsletter that is sent periodically to persons on a listserv. The e-newsletter is distributed by email, and back issues may also be viewed on our website. You may subscribe to or unsubscribe from the email listserv at any time. Occasionally we may send announcements about campaigns or events to the mailing listserv. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you have registered to receive e-mail communications from us and later need to make corrections or change your mind, you may contact us to have your information changed or removed from our distribution lists. You can unsubscribe or update information you have provided directly or you may email us for support at info@lkfound.org.

Anonymous Information Collection

The Liya Kebede Foundation tracks general usage of our site to better understand the effectiveness of content and pages but makes no association between metrics gathered and a visitor’s identity.

We may also use cookies (a small file containing a string of characters that uniquely identifies your web browser) to improve the quality of the website. Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.


Links To Third-Party Web Sites

Our website may contain links to other websites operated and maintained by third parties, over which we have no control. Privacy policies on such linked websites may be different from our Privacy Policy. You access such linked websites at your own risk. You should always read the privacy policy of a linked website before disclosing any personal information on such site.


Children’s Privacy Statement

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records.


Policy Changes

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, we will inform you by posting the changed Privacy Policy our website. Your continued use of the website constitutes your agreement to abide by the Privacy Policy as changed and that such Privacy Policy shall apply to your personal data previously collected by the website. If you object to any such changes, your recourse shall be to cease using the website and you have the right to request removal of your personal information from our databases.  This Privacy Policy was last changed and posted on our website on March 15, 2014.


For More Information

If you have any questions, concerns or comments about privacy at our website, please send us a description of your concern via e-mail to info@lkfound.org.