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SLBEF Terms of Use

Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. and Sigma Lambda Beta Education Foundation, Inc. (herein collectively referred to as “SLB”) offer members and non-members a wide range of content and information via our sites.  Our sides include, but are not limited to:


By using these sites, you are agreeing to accept and comply with the terms and conditions of use as stated below.


All materials and services on these sites and any third-party sites are provided “as is” without warranty or representations of any kind. Changes are periodically made to the information in these sites, and SLB may make improvements and/or changes at any time. With respect to the materials and services contained on these sites and in linked sites directly or indirectly accessible from the site, SLB makes no representations and disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to: warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose regarding the suitability of the information; the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the content, services, products, text, graphics, links, or other items contained within these sites; or the results obtained from accessing and using these sites and/or the content contained herein. SLB does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the sites, including the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. The user assumes the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair or correction.


Limited Right to Use

Our sites are owned and operated by SLB. Unless otherwise specified, all materials on these sites are the property of SLB and are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and throughout the world. You may use, view, print, and/or download the materials from these sites solely for your personal, informational, or non-commercial use within your organization, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. No materials published by SLB on these sites, in whole or in part, may be copied, reproduced, modified, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means without prior written permission from SLB. The use of any such materials on any other Website or networked computer environment or for any other purpose is strictly prohibited and such unauthorized use may violate copyright, trademark and other similar laws.  All materials, including graphic images, buttons, layout and text posted on the site are subject to copyrights owned by SLB and other individuals or entities. Any reproduction, retransmission, or republication of all or part of any graphic images, materials or documents found on the site is expressly prohibited, unless SLB or the copyright owner of the material has expressly granted its prior written consent to so reproduce, retransmit, or republish the material. All other rights are reserved. The names, trademarks, service marks and logos appearing on these sites may not be used in any advertising or publicity, or otherwise to indicate SLB’s sponsorship of, or affiliation with, any product or service, without SLB’s prior express written permission. Any company logos on these sites are the exclusive property of the respective entities, and are used with their permission.



The contents of all material available on these Internet sites are copyrighted by SLB unless otherwise indicated. All rights are reserved by SLB, and content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published or transferred in any form or by any means, except with the prior written permission of SLB. SLB members may download pages or other content for their own non-commercial use for non-monetary purposes, consistent with the Principles of SLB.


Links to Third Parties’ Websites

Third party links are included solely for the convenience of our members and other users. SLB is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Websites. Such external Internet addresses contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of SLB. SLB does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these external sites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information located at such addresses.


Third Party Content

Any opinions, advice, services, or other information made available by third parties either via third party links or contributed articles in Tri Delta publications are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of SLB.



SLB shall have the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove terms of this agreement or the sites at any time. Notification of any such changes may be made herein, but is not guaranteed. Changes shall be effective immediately, and subsequent use by you of the site shall constitute your acceptance of them.


Indemnity/Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall SLB be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including but not limited to loss of data or lost profits, that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials in these sites. As a condition of use of these sites, the user agrees to indemnify SLB and its members and suppliers from and against any and all liabilities, expenses and damages arising out of claims resulting from user’s use of these sites, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that if true would constitute a breach by user of these terms and conditions. If you are dissatisfied with any material on these sites, or with any of terms and conditions for using these sites, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using these sites.



SLB operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our members or customers.


Contacting the Website

Any changes to our privacy commitment and policy will be posted here. While we do not anticipate changes to this policy frequently, we do suggest you review our policy and commitment from time to time. This will ensure that you will have complete knowledge of our information practices as they might affect you and your use of the sites. If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of these sites, or your dealings with these sites, you can contact:


Software Licenses

You acknowledge that any software available or provided to you on these sites may contain technology that is subject to strict controls by various agencies of the United States Government pursuant to United States export control laws and regulations. You hereby agree that you will not transfer or export such software from the United States (including, for example, providing such software to any foreign person or entity in the United States) or re-export such software outside the United States in violation of United States export laws and regulations. SLB does not authorize the downloading or exportation of any software or technical data from these sites to any jurisdiction prohibited by the United States export controls laws and regulations.



The sites use cookies to enhance your on-line experience. A ‘cookie’ is nothing more than a small file that your Web browser will place on your hard drive. It allows us to remember you and keep track of preferences and passwords. The cookie itself does not contain personal Information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. SLB uses cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described in the SLB Privacy Policy).


Content Disclaimer

The content of articles contained in El Iluminador and other SLB publications solely reflect the personal opinions of the authors or contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position of SLB.  Content cannot be reprinted without the written permission of SLB. Comments, ideas and other online submissions to the site reflect the opinion of the submitter and do not represent the official position of SLB. Content cannot be reprinted without the written permission of SLB and the submitter.


Archive Material Disclaimer

Archived materials located on this site contain information believed to be accurate when produced and posted, but that may have been superseded by subsequent events and the passage of time. These materials are available as archives, but SLB cautions that these are not reviewed or updated, and disclaims any intent or undertaking to do so. By viewing these archived materials, you acknowledge that you understand this cautionary statement.


Linking to SLB

Please e-mail your linking request to and include the URL of the page from which you would establish the link. SLB does not allow the use of its content on another Web site without its permission and does not allow its content to be “framed” by another site (you may not link to a SLB Web page inside HTML frames so that the content appears to be part of your site). A link to SLB’s Web site may not be used in the context of an endorsement for any information on your Web site, any company products and/or services, or any situation that is in conflict with the Principles of SLB.


Payment Terms

Return Policy

Refund for Event Registration – Event registration cancellations are accepted through the announced deadline per event. Cancellations prior to an event may be eligible for a refund (See Membership Attendance Requirements in SLB-086 and non-attendance fees in SLB-013).  If a non-attendance fee applies, the amount paid for the event registration will be applied to the balance of the non-attendance fee.  No refunds/credits are issued after the appropriate cancellation deadline.

Refund for Donations/Gifts – Please contact us within 30 days from the date of your donation if you identify an error in the amount of payment or to report unauthorized usage of your credit or debit card.  Refunds will be issued to the original method of payment. 


Privacy Policy

To review the SLB Privacy Policy, please visit

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