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Terms & Conditions Of Use

 

OUR SERVICE

 

Artsales is the personal website of the owner.

 

In addition, Artsales acts as a service provider for artists looking to sell their artwork, and individuals interested in purchasing artwork, through an online gallery. Artsales services the world in general. This site is operated by Artsales, whose operations are based in the state of West Australia, Australia.

 

INTRODUCTION

 

Before you use the Artsales website you must read, agree with and accept all of these Terms and Conditions of Use, and Artsales’s policies, including its Privacy and Security Policy, Shipping Policy, Art Consignment and Sale Agreement and Refunds and Returns Policy. These policies change from time to time, and they form part of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

 

Artsales reserves the right, at its absolute discretion, to change or modify all or any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time, effective immediately upon publishing on the website (www.Artsales.com.au).  If at any time these Terms and Conditions of Use are no longer acceptable to you, you should immediately cease use of the Artsales website.

 

If you do not agree to accept and abide by these Terms and Conditions of Use, you should not access or use the Artsales website.

 

 

DEFINITIONS 

 

 

Artist. Artist is defined as the person who created the original artwork, has the right to sell the artwork, and is selling the artwork via the Artsales website.

Purchaser. Purchaser is defined as the person who has made a purchase on the Artsales website through an online payment.

Member. Member is defined as any person who has created an account on the Artsales website, whether they are an Artist or a Purchaser.

User. User is defined as any person, member or not, who browses or uses the Artsales website for any purpose.

Content. Content is defined as data, text, images, user names, graphics, photos, paintings, drawings, artworks of any type, profiles or links or any other information whatsoever that is posted by Artsales or a member of the website.

Artwork. Artwork is defined as any piece of work that is offered for sale on, or sold via the website.

Copyright. Copyright protects the original expression of ideas, not the ideas themselves. It is free and automatically safeguards your original works of art from copying and certain other uses. For more information refer http://www.ipaustralia.gov.au/ip/copyright.shtml or the Copyright Act 1968.

Original. Original is defined as a primary and original work, as opposed to any copy, reproduction or imitation. Copies, reproductions, prints and electronically altered works are not considered original for the purposes of these terms and conditions. Copyright must belong to the creator of an artwork in order for it to be considered original.

 

 

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE

 

Service Region: Artsales services and ships worlwide..

Age and Responsibility: The user represents and warrants that they are of sufficient legal age to use the Artsales website and to create binding legal obligations for any liability they may incur as a result of the use of the Artsales website. The user agrees to be responsible for all of their use of the Artsales website (as well as for use of their username and password(s) by others, including without limitation, minors living with them). The user agrees to supervise all usage by minors of the website under their name or account.

 

Unauthorised Use: The Artsales website must not be used for any illegal or un-authorised purpose. The Artsales website must not be hacked and/or any adaptations made to any aspect of the website. Posting of advertisements or links to any other websites, including but not limited to social networking sites, is not allowed without express written permission from Artsales.

Acceptable Content: Artsales aims to promote hand-made, original artworks and does not allow digitised or electronically enhanced mediums such as photographs or other works created and/or modified by computer other than those drawn with proprietary software specifically designed for that purpose.

 

Artworks may include drawings, watercolours, paintings, mixed media, ink works, sculptures, digital art, photographs, castings, carvings, glassworks, etc.

 

Artworks will be pictured and sold exactly as they will be supplied. For example, if a painting is shown framed, then the frame is deemed to be part of the lot.

 

Artworks will be unique or sold as one in a series of limited edition artworks and clearly titled so (eg. “My Artwork ed. 2 of 10”).

 

Unacceptable Content: Users posting content on the Artsales site must not infringe any copyright and/or intellectual property rights of any person, entity, organisation, trademark or other. Users must not misrepresent content, including artwork for sale, in the picturing and description of that content.

 

Artsales does not accept content that is obscene in any way, pornographic, indecent, inflammatory, defamatory or racist to any person or group of people. Artistic nudes are accepted at the discretion of Artsales.

 

The content posted on the Artsales website must not be fraudulent or illegal in any manner nor contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, or any other programming that may interfere, disrupt or corrupt the smooth operations of the entire Artsales website, including all databases.

 

Artsales encourages all users to the site to report any inappropriate content through the Contact page. Artsales will not manually screen all postings and therefore welcomes the assistance from the Artsales community where possible.

 

Artsales has the right, but has no obligation to, remove any content posted at its absolute discretion. Artsales does not condone the posting of inappropriate content and makes a concerted effort to remove such content as soon as possible.

 

Any unlawful, misrepresented or offensive content posted on the website is the sole responsibility of the user/member that posts such content.

 

Users of the site understand that exposure to inappropriate content may occur and browsing of the website is at the user’s own risk.

 

SELLING

 

Prices: All prices shown on the Artsales website are to be in Australian Dollars ($AUD). Prices are fixed and not negotiable. The purchase price shown includes any tax. The Artsales site nor the artist are registered for GST

 

Prices of artworks shown on the Artsales website are set at the sole discretion of the Artist. Artsales will not discount or mark-up or have any control over the valuation of any Artist’s artwork.

 

Trademark: The Artsales logo is a trademark of Artsales. Use of the Artsales logo is not authorised without express written permission from Artsales.

Copyright: All content on the Artsales website are copyright of either Artsales or the Artist. Content must not be downloaded or used without express written permission from Artsales, or the Artist where the content is their own work.

 

The Artist retains all copyright for physical artworks (which includes reproduction rights) even when the physical property is transferred to the Purchaser. If the Purchaser wishes to reproduce the Work, this must be separately negotiated with the Artist.

Refusal & Termination of Service: Artsales reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at any time and at its absolute discretion. Artsales reserves the right to modify, terminate or suspend member accounts, at any time, at its discretion, and without prior notice.

 

Artsales reserves the right to terminate the Artsales service at any time and at its absolute discretion without prior notice.

 

Upon termination, any rights granted by the any external Artist to Artsales under this agreement immediately revert to the Artist.

Warranties: Artsales offers an “as is” service. Artsales does not supply any warranties in relation to content represented on the Artsales website.

In selling or offering to sell goods on the Website, the Seller warrants that:

The Seller is entitled to sell the goods.

The Seller will deliver the goods to the Buyer subject to the terms of sale specified by the Seller when offering the goods for sale on the Website.

The goods are of merchantable quality (except where otherwise described by the Seller).

The goods are fit for their intended purpose (except where otherwise described by the Seller).

The goods will conform to the description of the goods posted on the Website by the Seller.

You acknowledge that the above warranties are given by the Seller or Buyer and not by Australian Art For Sale. Australian Art For Sale does not give any such warranties.

 

FEES

 

There are currently no fees for using the site. If any fees are to be introduced, the member shall be given not less than three (3) months notification of intention to do so.

 

Disputes & Release: Use of the site releases Artsales is from any claims arising from disputes between users and members of the website, including disputes between Artists and Purchasers, between Artists and Artists, and between Purchasers and Purchasers.

 

Liability: The user assumes all responsibility and risk for use of the Artsales website including and without limitation any of the content or information contained therein. Artsales accepts no liability for any failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use where such failure is due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control.

Except as expressly provided elsewhere in this agreement, Artsales will be under no liability to you and liability is excluded (whether for breach of contract, negligence or otherwise) in respect of any loss or damage which may be suffered or incurred by you in relation to the inclusion of your Material on the Website or use of the Website.

Without limiting generality, Artsales will be under no liability to you and liability is excluded (whether for breach of contract, negligence or otherwise) for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business or profits, loss resulting from business interruption, loss of business information, loss resulting form any claim by any third party or any other pecuniary loss) arising out of the inclusion of your Material on the Website or your use of the Website, even if Artsales has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

You acknowledge that the websites of third parties may be accessed through the Website and that Artsales has no control over such third party websites. Artsales will be under no liability to you and liability is excluded (whether for breach of contract, negligence or otherwise) in respect of any loss or damage which may be suffered or incurred by you in relation to any website accessed through the Website.

You acknowledge that the content and material posted by third parties on the Website are made pursuant to these terms and conditions but that Artsales is not responsible for such content or material. Artsales will be under no liability to you and liability is excluded (whether for breach of contract, negligence or otherwise) in respect of any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of any criticism, comment or other content of any third party material which are made in relation to your Material or which are otherwise posted on the Website.

 

Disclaimer: Artsales does not represent or guarantee that the Artsales service or the Artsales website, or any other website that is accessible using a hyperlink from this website will be current, or free from errors or viruses. Artsales does not represent or guarantee that access to the Artsales service or these websites will be uninterrupted.

 

The user acknowledges that the Artsales service or the Artsales website may be affected by outages, faults or delays. Such outages, faults or delays may be caused by factors, including but not limited to technical difficulties with the performance or operation of Artsales’s or another person’s software, equipment or systems, traffic or technical difficulties with the Internet or infrastructure failures.

 

Artsales does not warrant that any members’ uploads to this website will be protected against loss, or misuse or alteration by third parties. Artsales does not warrant that all uploaded content will be available on our website. If Artsales elects in its sole discretion to make available content on its website, it does not warrant that it will be available within a certain time frame.

 

It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that they are not exposed to viruses, Trojan horses or any other code of a destructive nature.

 

Artsales does not accept responsibility for any loss or damage, however caused (including through negligence), that users may directly or indirectly suffer in connection with their use of this website or any linked website, nor does it accept any responsibility for any such loss arising out of a user’s use of or reliance on information contained on or accessed through this website.

 

Contact and Acknowledement

 

By using the site it is understood that you have agreed to the terms and conditions laid out hereto.  Artsales may be contacted at admin @ artsales.co