Terms and Conditions of Use

Light Stays Retreats and Living ® is a global wellbeing directory and guide for retreat owners, professionals and healers holding events/workshops/classes. We aim to provide information offered by these professional organisations to the general public.

Our mission is to empower our visitors through state-of-the-art resources, sharing our experience and knowledge to connect people and businesses worldwide. 

We feature retreats, programs, classes, conferences, courses, events, festivals, seminars, teleclasses and workshops. Our focus is on adventure, art, health, wellbeing, complementary therapies, relaxation, personal development, spirituality, travel, holistic living, lifestyle and much more.  We also cover your four-legged companions.

Please read through and familiarise yourself with our Terms and Conditions.  If you are using or have used our service it’s understood that you have agreed to the terms on this page. When we say "we" "Light Stays" "Light Stays Retreats and Living", "us" and "our service" we are referring to Light Stays Retreats and Living/Light Stays/Light Stays Retreats and its respective products and services. References to "you" "your" "customer" "client" and the like, refer to you, your organization/employees/practitioners/teachers/facilitators/presenters/creators/directors/trustees/members/account holders/administration/team/but not limited too. These Terms and Conditions can change at any time, please check back to review changes from time to time.

Your health and wellbeing are important to us.  Information provided via our resources section, blogs, newsletter, social media platforms: but not limited to; or by other professionals listing with Light Stays is not intended as medical advice or diagnosis or prognosis and is provided for knowledge and educational purposes only. As a precaution Light Stays recommends you always consult a suitably qualified person on any specific problem or matter, which is covered by any information on this site before taking any further action.  

Whilst Light Stays® has taken care and consideration compiling this website, we are not responsible for any action taken by any person or organisation, wherever they are based, as a result, direct or otherwise, of information contained in or accessed through this website and not limited to. Light Stays Retreats and Living does not guarantee any of the content of this website, nor any representations or undertakings about any content of any other website referred to, or accessible, through this website. 

Profile listings and payment
Once your listing is created, you will secure a username and password for the duration of your time with us.  If you have chosen a standard listing offer, upon expiry you can login to view your ‘dashboard’ and see your profile. This can be extended to any paid profile you choose. If you have not paid your listing may become deactivated.

Payment for profile listings is via our website by credit card and debit card only if you wish to do a transfer by direct debit this can be arranged by sampling contacting on the Contact us page on our website.  When your payment is received you will receive a tax invoice receipt upon sign up; your profile listing(s) are valid for one year or unless you have pre-organized a longer subscription with the team from Light Stays.  Your listing has unlimited editing for its duration.  We will send a reminder when your listing is due for renewal, we will not debit your card or account information automatically.

We reserve the right to update and change our packages from time to time to ensure the smooth running of our service without notice.

Profile listings, testimonials and feedback with Light Stays Retreats and Living cannot be used to disseminate, communicate, store or transmit:

Content sexually-explicit in nature; information that contains viruses, worms or malicious elements;copyright infringing data;
trade secret protected data; data that infringes on any intellectual property, publicity rights or privacy rights; is defamatory, harassing or threatening; relates to illegal business operations or schemes; contains deliberately misleading, incomplete or deceptive content; or is deemed inappropriate by Light Stays Retreats and Living.

Please choose your profile package carefully as we do not offer refunds once your payment is received.

Privacy and security
Your privacy is important to us, we don’t like spam (including the tinned variety in the supermarket) and we’re sure neither do you. We will never sell, lease or distribute your contact details to a third party. We will only reveal data relevant to your account if compelled to do so by law.

The security of your personal information is also important to us. Your Light Stays Retreats and Living account information is protected by a password for your privacy and security please do not give this out to anyone for your own security. Please sign-off once you have finished using a shared computer. When you enter sensitive information (such as your credit card number) for registration, Light Stays encrypts that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). Please review our privacy page for full details on how we look after your privacy and security.

© Light Stays Retreats and Living and Light Stays ® 2014-2018. All Rights Reserved. No part of this website may be reproduced without written consent from Light Stays, or the individual contributors and authors.  You may print or download to a local hard disk, extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only. You may also copy the content to third parties, but only if you acknowledge this website as the source of material.  Information on this site cannot be passed off as your own (including copying or re-using parts of this site).

Promotional Material
Light Stays Retreats and Living reserves the right to use your profile listing in advertising and/or marketing initiatives including our monthly newsletter, blogs, events, magazines, flyers, conferences and or any of our social media platforms but not limited to. This may include profile samples on our website, case studies and other promotional plans. We reserve the rights to cancel your account at any time if you are found to be inhuman and do not service our population of our planet for the highest good of mankind of this planet.

Light Stays Retreats and Living provides support from 10am to 5pm (EST) Monday to Friday.  Emails will usually be responded to the same day. Please visit our Contact Us/FAQ  for answers on how to use our website.

Every effort is made to ensure our website, dashboard and all our services are online 24x7 every day of the year. However, this will not always be the case. There are times when our website will be down, sometimes for things that we can't control and others we can. When our service is offline, our hosting company eDirectory will do its best to get it online as soon as possible. We will not be held responsible or accountable for any damage to any of your, events, workshops, retreats, classes, expo’s but not limited to or losses directly or indirectly related to our website being offline.

We reserve the right to discontinue, terminate or transfer our site to a third party at any time, you agree that Light Stays Retreats and Living/Light Stays will not be held liable for any action or inaction relating to our service.

We believe our system is highly secure from the actions of hackers, viruses and other problems on the Internet but can make no guarantees. It’s up to you to back-up and ensure the integrity of your data offline. We will not be liable for loss of sales, leads or reputation from using our service.

This website is governed by the laws of the state of Queensland, Australia. Any dispute arising from the use of this website will be settled in this jurisdiction.