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Terms of Service

Terms of Service

These Terms of Service (“Terms ”) govern your access to and use of the services and the Online Lighting Diagram Creator’s (OLDC) websites (the “Services ”), and any information, text, graphics, or other materials uploaded, downloaded or appearing on the Services (collectively referred to as “Content ”). Your access to and use of the Services is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. By accessing or using the Services you agree to be bound by these Terms.

Basic Terms

The Services that the OLDC provides are always evolving and the form and nature of the Services that the OLDC provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you. In addition, the OLDC may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Services (or any features within the Services) to you or to users generally and may not be able to provide you with prior notice. We also retain the right to create limits on use and storage at our sole discretion at any time without prior notice to you.

The Services may include advertisements, which may be targeted to the Content or information on the Services, queries made through the Services, or other information. The types and extent of advertising by the OLDC on the Services are subject to change. In consideration for the OLDC granting you access to and use of the Services, you agree that the OLDC and its third party providers and partners may place such advertising on the Services or in connection with the display of Content or information from the Services whether submitted by you or others.

Modification of the Terms

The OLDC reserves the right to change, update or discontinue these Terms at any time without notice to you. You should review these Terms periodically to ensure familiarity with its then-current Terms. Your continued use of the Services following any modification of this Agreement shall constitute your acceptance of such modifications to these Terms.

Description of the OLDC services and products

The OLDC provides user with services and products allowing them to create lighting diagrams to help illustrate their lighting setups. Those tools and services includes but not limited to:

  • The Online Lighting Diagram Creator, a tool that allows online creation of lighting diagrams via a compatible browser (tested on Firefox, Chrome & Opera). The resulting diagram can be exported as an image file which the user can save for further use such as an inclusion on a website/blog.
  • The Embeddable Online Lighting Diagram Creator allows you to add the OLDC tool in your own website/blog.
  • The Lighting Diagram Sheet for Photoshop, a download able PSD file containing lighting accessories on different layers. This is for users willing to create their diagram off-line and with more control and mixing with their own design. The resulting diagram can be save as an image file for further use such as an inclusion on a website/blog.

Use of the OLDC services and products

All the OLDC services and products are available at no charge for non-commercial use.

The OLDC services are available at no charge for the following commercial situations:

  • Professional photographer websites, photography blogs or photography forums as long as the OLDC services and products are accessible by all visitors at no charge.
  • Any article on any media if the article is about the OLDC.
  • All commercial use described above must include a credit to the OLDC . Either by leaving the footer from the resulting diagram image or adding a link to the OLDC's website in a credits page.

For books or DVD illustrations, a donation of at least USD10 is required .

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For other commercial use, a payment of USD40 per year or one time USD120 is requested. Please contact us .

Forbidden use of the OLDC services

The OLDC does not allow the use of the Embeddable Online Lighting Diagram Creator (iFrame version of the OLDC) within an area of any third party's website with restricted access. By using the Embeddable Online Lighting Diagram Creator, you agree to have it publicly and freely accessible to anyone.

Modifications to services

The OLDC reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the OLDC services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that the OLDC shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the OLDC services.


Any information that you provide to the OLDC is subject to our Privacy Policy , which governs our collection and use of your information. You understand that through your use of the Services you consent to the collection and use (as set forth in the Privacy Policy) of this information, including the transfer of this information to the United Kingdom and/or other countries for storage, processing and use by the OLDC. As part of providing you the Services, we may need to provide you with certain communications, such as service announcements and administrative messages. These communications are considered part of the Services and your OLDC account, which you may not be able to opt-out from receiving.

The Services are Available “AS-IS”

Your access to and use of the Services or any Content is at your own risk. You understand and agree that the Services is provided to you on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. Without limiting the foregoing, THE OLDC AND ITS PARTNERS DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. We make no warranty and disclaim all responsibility and liability for the completeness, accuracy, availability, timeliness, security or reliability of the Services or any content thereon. the OLDC will not be responsible or liable for any harm to your computer system, loss of data, or other harm that results from your access to or use of the Services, or any Content. You also agree that the OLDC has no responsibility or liability for the deletion of, or the failure to store or to transmit, any Content and other communications maintained by the Services. We make no warranty that the Services will meet your requirements or be available on an uninterrupted, secure, or error-free basis. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from the OLDC or through the Services, will create any warranty not expressly made herein.

Entire Agreement

These Terms and our Privacy Policy are the entire and exclusive agreement between the OLDC and you regarding the Services (excluding any services for which you have a separate agreement with the OLDC that is explicitly in addition or in place of these Terms), and these Terms supersede and replace any prior agreements between the OLDC and you regarding the Services.

We may revise these Terms from time to time, the most current version will always be at www.lightingdiagrams.com/tos . By continuing to access or use the Services after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.

If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, please contact us .

Effective: January 10th, 2012