Last updated January 31, 2020
By using the Site, businesses seeking capital can apply for loans from us (the “Services”). In its current form, the Site allows you to provide certain information so that we may contact you and evaluate such applications. We reserve the right to modify or change our Site or any of the Services, temporarily or permanently, with or without notice to you, and we are not obligated to support or update the Site or any Services. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party in the event that we exercise our right to modify, change or discontinue the Site.
Lighter Capital has provided funding to companies in 25+ states across the U.S., but loans may not be available in all states. For California borrowers, loans are made or arranged by Lighter Capital Inc. pursuant to its California Finance Lenders Law License, #603K634. For North Carolina borrowers, loans are made or arranged by Lighter Capital Inc. pursuant to its North Carolina Loan Brokering Filing, #191. For Tennessee borrowers, loans are made or arranged by Lighter Capital Inc. pursuant to Tennessee Industrial Loan and Thrift Certificate, #0000003746.
At this time, Lighter Capital does not offer funding amounts less than $100,000 in Delaware, $250,000 in Connecticut and Texas, $500,000 in Florida, and does not offer its product to companies headquartered in Rhode Island or Nevada.
Use and Restrictions
Lighter Capital is a trademark of Lighter Capital in the United States. Other trademarks, names and logos on this Site are the property of their respective owners.
Unless otherwise specified in these Terms, all information and screens appearing on this Site, including documents, services, site design, text, graphics, logos, images and icons, as well as the arrangement thereof, are the sole property of Lighter Capital, Copyright © 2018 Lighter Capital. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. Except as otherwise required or limited by applicable law, any reproduction, distribution, modification, retransmission, or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner or license.
Links to Other Sites
You may not use the Site for illegal or unlawful or malicious activities, or for activities that we deem improper for any reason whatsoever in our sole judgment. We reserve the right to take preventative or corrective actions to protect ourselves and our users. Your use of the Site is conditioned in part on your compliance with the rules of conduct provided herein, and your failure to comply may result in termination of your access to and use of the Site and liability for damages caused by your noncompliance. In addition to the foregoing, while using the Site, you may not:
Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
Use racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive language.
Engage in, discuss or incite illegal activity.
Use explicit/obscene language or solicit/post sexually explicit images (actual or simulated).
Post anything that exploits children or minors or that depicts cruelty to animals.
Post any copyrighted or trademarked materials without the express permission from the owner.
Disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, ‘junk mail’, ‘spam’, ‘chain letters’, ‘pyramid schemes’, or any other form of such solicitation.
Use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site.
Take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.
Alter the opinions or comments posted by others on this Site.
Post anything clearly false or misleading.
Post anything unrelated to our business, products or services.
Post anything contrary to our public image, goodwill or reputation, provided that the foregoing will not apply to you if applicable law prohibits such limitations and restrictions.
This list of prohibitions provides examples and is not complete or exclusive. Lighter Capital reserves the right to terminate your access (or use the Services) with or without cause and with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, or for any action that Lighter Capital determines is inappropriate or disruptive to this Site or to any other user of this Site and/or Services. Lighter Capital may report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be illegal, and any reports it receives of such conduct. When legally required or at Lighter Capital’s discretion, Lighter Capital will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on this Site or on the Internet.
You agree to indemnify and hold its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees and costs of defense) Lighter Capital or any other indemnified party suffers in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third-party that your use of this Site or the use of this Site by any person using your user name and/or password (including without limitation, your participation in the posting areas or, your Submissions) violates any applicable law or regulation, or the copyrights, trademark rights or other rights of any third-party.
Intellectual Property Infringement.
Lighter Capital respects the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask you to do the same. Lighter Capital may, in appropriate circumstances and at our discretion, terminate service and/or access to this Site for users who infringe the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work is the subject of copyright infringement and/or trademark infringement and appears on our Site, please provide Lighter Capital’s designated agent the following information:
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Identification of the copyrighted and/or trademarked work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled at the Site, and information reasonably sufficient to permit Lighter Capital to locate the material.
Information reasonably sufficient to permit Lighter Capital to contact you as the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted.
A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright and/or trademark owner, its agent, or the law.
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Lighter Capital’s agent for notice of claims of copyright or trademark infringement on this Site can be reached as follows:
1201 3rd Ave, Suite 1601
Seattle, WA 98101
Please also note that for copyright infringements under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing may be subject to liability.
Submitting a DMCA Counter-Notification
We will notify you that we have removed or disabled access to copyright-protected material that you provided, if such removal is pursuant to a valid DMCA take-down notice that we have received. If you receive such notice from us, you may provide us with a counter-notification in writing to Lighter Capital designated agent that includes all of the following information:
Your physical or electronic signature;
Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled, and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
A statement from you under the penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and
Your name, physical address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of a court for the judicial district in which your physical address is located, or if your physical address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which Lighter Capital may be located, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of allegedly infringing material or an agent of such person.
Termination of Repeat Infringers
Lighter Capital reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate the account or access of any user of our web site and/or service who is the subject or repeated DMCA or other infringement notifications.
Warranties, Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability
Disclaimer of Warranties
Your use of this Site and/or our services is at your own risk. The Content have not been verified or authenticated in whole or in part by Lighter Capital, and they may include inaccuracies or typographical or other errors. Lighter Capital does not warrant the accuracy of timeliness of the Content contained on this Site. Lighter Capital has no liability for any errors or omissions in the Content, whether provided by Lighter Capital, our licensors or suppliers or other users.
LIGHTER CAPITAL, FOR ITSELF AND ITS LICENSORS, MAKES NO EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, OR GUARANTEES IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE, THE SERVICES, OR ANY MATERIALS RELATING TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED OR PRESENTED ON THIS SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE MATERIALS. UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPLICITLY STATED, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THIS SITE, THE SERVICES, AND MATERIALS, AND ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED OR PRESENTED ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” AND “WHERE-IS” BASIS WITH NO WARRANTY OF IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS. LIGHTER CAPITAL DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY WARRANTIES AGAINST VIRUSES, SPYWARE OR MALWARE THAT MAY BE INSTALLED ON YOUR COMPUTER.
Limitation of Liability.
LIGHTER CAPITAL SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR DISPLAYING, COPYING, OR DOWNLOADING ANY MATERIALS TO OR FROM THIS SITE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL LIGHTER CAPITAL BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, EXTRAORDINARY, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) HOWEVER ARISING, EVEN IF LIGHTER CAPITAL KNOWS THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY’S LIABILITY EXCEED THE GREATER OF [$100] AND THE AMOUNTS YOU PAY LIGHTER CAPITAL FOR USE OF, OR IN CONNECTION WITH, THE SITE.
If you send or transmit any communications, comments, questions, suggestions, or related materials to Lighter Capital, whether by letter, email, telephone, or otherwise (collectively, “Feedback”), suggesting or recommending changes to the Site, any Services offered through the Site or Content, including, without limitation, new features or functionality relating thereto, all such Feedback is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Except as prohibited by applicable law, you hereby assign all right, title, and interest in, and Lighter Capital is free to use, without any attribution or compensation to you, any ideas, know-how, concepts, techniques, or other intellectual property and proprietary rights contained in the Feedback, whether or not patentable, for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, having manufactured, licensing, marketing, and selling, directly or indirectly, products and services using such Feedback. Where the foregoing assignment is prohibited by law, you hereby grant Us an exclusive, transferable, worldwide, royalty-free, fully paid up license (including the right to sublicense) to use and exploit all Feedback as We may determine in our sole discretion. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you understand and agree that Lighter Capital is not obligated to use, display, reproduce, or distribute any such ideas, know-how, concepts, or techniques contained in the Feedback, and you have no right to compel such use, display, reproduction, or distribution.
The Parties hereto have expressly required that these Terms and all documents and notices relating thereto be drafted in the English language.
Lighter Capital, Inc.,
1201 3rd Ave #1601
Seattle, WA 98101
or via email addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org,
Term and Termination
(Please note that these policies do not cover our relationship with companies in which we’ve already invested; the definitive legal documents govern those cases.)
Questions? Contact us at email@example.com.