[SLED] Second Life Nonprofits and Educators Can Lock in Discounted Rate for Up to 2 Years
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Sat Oct 9 06:23:45 PDT 2010
Not to new rental customers. Do you read this as meaning lump sum payments
for the renewal term?
On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 11:07 AM, Owen Kelly <owen.kelly at arcada.fi> wrote:
> Erm, yes it does apply to new rentals. He explicitly says
> .....will be able to renew early (or purchase additional regions).....
> On 08/10/2010 21:04, Rik Panganiban wrote:
> Hi all,
> You probably received the email along with others that Linden Lab has
> decided to allow nonprofits and educational institutions to renew their
> rental land for up to TWO YEARS if they do so before December 31. This
> effectively locks in the discounted rate, for those that already qualified.
> This does not apply to new rentals, only to renewals.
> For those that didn't receive it, here is the complete text of the email:
> Dear Educators and Not-for-profits,
> By now many of you have likely read the blog regarding our recent decision
> to discontinue the educational/not-for-profit discount on January 1, 2011
> when we will move to a consistent pricing approach for all in Second Life.
> We recognize that this increase in cost may pose a hardship especially with
> the timing of budgets and funding, which is why we're offering an early
> renewal option to extend the amount of time you can continue at the current
> rates in exchange for a longer term commitment.
> An educational or not-for-profit institution that is currently under
> contract with us will be able to renew early (or purchase additional
> regions) and continue to receive the current 50% discount on land
> maintenance provided that the renewal takes place prior to the December 31,
> 2010. You will be able to select contract renewal options of 6, 12, 18 or 24
> months under these terms. If your organization renews and enters into a
> contract no later than December 31, 2010, it can lock in the current
> discounted rate for up to 24 additional months.
> Please note that any new purchases or renewals occurring after December 31,
> 2010 will be at our standard prices without the previous discount.
> We hope that this clarifies the policy regarding both early and standard
> renewals. If you are interested in early renewal of your regions, please
> email us at slinvoice at lindenlab.com with "Early Renewal" in the subject
> line and provide the following information:
> 1. Name of Institution or Organization
> 2. Contact Name
> 3. Contact Email
> 4. SL Avatar Name to which the regions to be renewed are associated
> 5. Name of Region(s) to be Renewed
> 6. Renewal Time Period (6, 12, 18, 24 months)
> You will receive confirmation of receipt of your request within 1
> business day.
> Upon review of your request, an invoice for renewal will be sent to the
> contact email address.
> Thank you for understanding, and I hope to continue seeing many of you
> Best Regards,
> The Linden Lab Land Team
> Rik Panganiban
> Assistant Director
> Online Leadership Program
> *Global Kids*
> email: rik at globalkids.org
> tel: +1 212 226 0130 x139
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