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This document, together with the Privacy Policy and any other policies or guidelines posted at www.lantern.co.tz (the "Terms") is a contract between you ("you") and Lantern. concerning the conditions associated with your use of the website www.lantern.co.tz  In these Terms, "Lantern", "we", "us" or "our" means Lantern.


These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.



Unless otherwise stated, the entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics, or code is copyrighted as a collective work under Tanzania and other copyright laws, and is the property of the Lantern. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions. 

You must not:

  • Republish material from this website (including republication on another website).
  • Sell, rent or sub-license material from the website.
  • Reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose.
  • Edit or otherwise modify any material on the website.
  • Redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.


Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without our express written consent.

You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for your use or logging onto a server or an account which you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, "overloading", "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing". Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability.

We reserve the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message/review posted by you. Lantern complete privacy policy is available here.


Personal Information

We recognize the need for consumers to control the use and management of personal information. By personal information we mean information that can be used to identify or contact an individual. This includes a first and last name, a physical address, an email address, or a phone number. In most cases, you can visit Lantern web pages without providing us with this type of information. (Exceptions to this are when you make an order, or submit a request that requires us to contact you). If you do choose to provide us with personal information, we may transfer that information to agents or employees of our partners and/or third-party service providers. We will only transfer the information to the extent necessary to provide the requested information, service, or product to you. We do not sell or trade your personal information to unrelated third parties and we do not utilize email marketing.

If you create an account within our site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. If you are under 15, you may use our website only with involvement of a parent or guardian. Lantern reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.


Book Reviews, Visitor Feedbacks, Emails and Other Content

Visitors may post reviews (only when they are registered and have a valid account), comments, and other content and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam". You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to any content.

Lantern reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content. If you do post a book review, and unless we indicate otherwise, Lantern reserves the right to review and remove or completely delete reviews before or after it they have been published if deemed inapproriate. You grant Lantern and its associates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post: that the content is accurate: that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity: and that you will indemnify Lantern or its associates for all claims resulting from content you supply. Lantern has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove book review. 


Typographical Errors

In the event that Lantern material is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, we reserve the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for material listed at the incorrect price. Lantern reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed.


Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted.  We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at our discretion. If we provide you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. We may disable your account in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.


User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means any material that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

Lantern reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, hosted or published upon this website.



You hereby indemnify Lantern and undertake to keep Lantern indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses incurred or suffered by Lantern arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.



Lantern may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


Returns & Refunds

We want you to enjoy your purchase from the Lantern. However, if you need to return an item, there are a few important things to keep in mind when returning an eBook you purchased from Lantern:

  • You have 10 calendar days to return an item from the date you purchased or date you have subscribed .
  • You have not viewed in total, more than twenty percent (20%) of the purchased Lantern e-Book or your subscription package.
  • You have not returned a total of 5 or more e-books in the past 30 days in your account or you have not cancelled more than 2 subscription packages within 14 days . 

Once we receive your refund request, a refund is initiated immediately. We refund your purchase back to the original payment method.



We welcome and encourage you to provide feedback, comments and suggestions for improvements to the Website (the "Feedback"). You may submit Feedback by emailing us at info@lantern.co.tz. You acknowledge and agree that all Feedback will be the sole and exclusive property of Lantern and you hereby irrevocably assign to Lantern and agree to irrevocably assign to Lantern eBooks all of your right, title, and interest in and to all Feedback.


Contact Information

Please send any comment or question regarding these Terms, by email using the following address: info@lantern.co.tz.