TERMS & CONDITIONS
These terms and conditions regulate the business relationship between you and us. By using Our Web Site in any way, or by buying from us, you agree to be bound by them.
No person under the age of 18 years may purchase Goods.
We are: Feuteu, Richmond Lodge, Lechlade GL7 3DT United Kingdon.
You are: visitor to Our Web Site / our customer
In this agreement:
"Carrier" means any person or business contracted by us or our artists to carry Goods from us to you, whether all or part of the distance.
"Our Web Site" means the entire computing hardware and software installation that is or supports Our Web Site.
"Goods" means any of the Goods we offer for sale on our web site
"Content" means information in any form published on Our Web Site by us or any third party with our consent.
2 Our contract with you
2.1 These terms and conditions apply:
2.1.1 so far as the context allows, to you as a visitor to Our Web Site; and
2.1.2 in any event to you as a buyer or prospective buyer of our Goods.
2.2 Goods advertised may not be available.
2.3 We shall accept your order by e-mail confirmation. Our message will also confirm details of your purchase and tell you when we shall despatch your order. That is when our contract is made. It is possible that the price may have increased from that posted on our web site.
2.4 We may change these terms from time to time. The terms that apply to you are those posted here on Our Web Site on the day you order Goods.
2.5 All descriptions, weights and sizes of Goods are those of the original artist and you may not rely on their accuracy. Accordingly, any such description shall not form part of this Agreement.
2.6 If the Goods you order are not available, we will offer you alternatives before we despatch your order. If this happens you may:
2.6.1 accept the alternatives we offer;
2.6.2 cancel your order;
2.6.3 leave the order valid, but tell us to omit the out-of-stock item.
2.7 If we owe you money (for this or any other reason), we will credit your credit or debit card as soon as reasonably practicable but in any event no later than 30 days from the date of your order.
2.8 Your contract is with us, not our artists. You may not under any circumstances correspond with or communicate with our artists regarding sales of Goods, returns, commissions or refunds.
3 Price and Payment
3.1 You must pay us the full price of your order before we will send any part of it.
3.2 Banking charges by the receiving bank on payments to us will be borne by us. All other charges relating to payment in a currency other than pounds Sterling will be borne by you.
3.3 Any details given by us in relation to exchange rates are approximate only and may vary from time to time.
3.4 You will pay all sums due to us under these terms by the means specified without any set-off, deduction or counterclaim.
4 Information you give us
4.1 You agree that you have provided, and will continue to provide accurate, up to date, and complete information about yourself. We need this information to provide you with the Goods.
4.2 We will use our reasonable endeavours to respond to any point of dissatisfaction by you, provided you contact us within three months of purchase.
5.1 Deliveries will be made by the Carrier to the address stipulated in your order. It is your responsibility to ensut=re that this is correct. You must ensure that someone is present to accept delivery.
5.2 If we are not able to deliver your Goods within 30 days of the date of your order, we shall notify you by e-mail to arrange another date for delivery.
5.3 We may deliver the goods in instalments if the goods are not available at the same time for delivery.
5.4 We will endeavour to process and ship the purchase Order within 5 days of Order Confirmation. Any dates quoted for delivery of the Goods are indicative only. Time for delivery will not be of the essence of the Contract and we will not be liable for any loss or expenses sustained by the Buyer arising from any delay in the delivery of the Goods howsoever caused.
5.5 If the Buyer wrongfully fails to take delivery of the Goods, we shall be under no obligation to refund the price.
6 Orders from outside the UK and Ireland
6.1 We will endeavour to arrange delivery to countries outside the UK.
6.2 Prices for delivery prices may already be quoted online but enquiries for delivery quotes can be made to us via the enquiry system.
6.3 The Buyer shall be responsible for any other taxes (including but not limited to any custom duties) applicable in the territory to which the Goods are sent.
7a Purchases, returns and refunds for a Consumer or Private Individual based in the UK or the EU
By acquiring a work of art from us, a contract is formed between you and us. If you are a consumer or private individual based in the UK or in the EU, you have a legal right to cancel this contract and the purchase of an artwork for the reasons set out under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and/or the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013.
Because you are buying the Goods by mail order, you may have a right of cancellation. If you do, (and only if you do), these are the terms which apply:
7.1 All correspondence regarding the return of Goods shall be carried out between You and us. You may not contact any artist directly for any reason.
7.2 You must tell us you wish to cancel within 14 days of your receipt of the Goods
7.3 In any event, you may not cancel orders for artworks commissioned by an artist or new artworks printed or made expressly for you.
7.4 The Goods must be returned to us or the artist, as instructed, within 21 days of delivery:
7.4.1 with both goods and all packaging in their original condition;
7.4.2 securely wrapped;
7.4.3 including our delivery slip;
7.4.4 at your risk and cost.
7.5 After we or our artist has received the Goods, we will credit your credit or debit card with the full purchase price of the goods returned no later than 30 days from the date of receipt;
7.6 If you do not return the Goods to us, you are still liable to us for the cost.
7.7 We are under no obligation to collect or recover Goods from you, but if we do, our costs will be payable by you.
7.8 Any amounts necessarily paid by us for taxes and/or shipping and/or handling charges as part of the return process will be deducted from the refund due.
7b Purchases, Returns and Refunds by a Consumer or Private Individual not based in the UK or the EU
If you are purchasing artwork as a consumer or private individual not based in the UK or the EU, you have no right to cancel a contract with us under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013, unless your cancellation relates to a breach of contract by us.
In exceptional circumstances, we may extend the returns policy set out in 7a above at our discretion. As refunds in this instance are at our discretion rather than set by law, we strongly advise all existing and prospective clients to make sure they are certain in their decision to buy an artwork prior to placing an order.
7cPurchases, Returns and Refunds by a Business or Trade Buyer
If you are purchasing artwork as a business, whether you are a sole trader or multinational corporation, and regardless of your domain, you have no right to cancel a contract with us under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013, unless your cancellation relates to a breach of contract by us.
In exceptional circumstances, we may extend the returns policy set out above at our discretion. We therefore strongly advise all these prospective clients to make sure they are certain in their decision to buy an artwork prior to placing an order.
7d Damage in Transit or Otherwise
If, upon arrival, the parcel appears damaged or tampered with to such a degree that the contents are likely damaged, please refuse delivery. If possible, please photograph the damaged parcel and send us the image to help us assess the issue.
If you accept delivery of a damaged parcel you must take photos of any damage to the packaging prior to opening, and forward to us – failure to do so may mean we are unable to agree to a refund. Where possible, request that the courier makes a note of the damage to support a subsequent claim by us.
We will assess the photos and damage and advise on whether you should open the packaging and inspect the artwork or return the artwork to us in the current packaging.
If you have received the artwork and note a condition issue please report any defects to us using clear photographs within 5 days of the end of the 14 day returns period, when we will assess and advise of our return or refund decision.
Provided the artwork is still in the same condition, we will reimburse you fully, although it is your responsibility to cover return postage. Refunds are processed once the work is inspected and confirmed to be in comparable condition as noted on the purchase documents. Any duties, taxes, or other costs associated with a return shipment will be deducted from the refund amount. Your refund will be credited to your original method of payment.
We rely on our experience as fine art dealers, coupled with strict internal controls and processes, to significantly reduce the risk of buying and selling artworks that are not authentic. If you have any doubts of the authenticity of an artwork you have bought from us, then you must notify us of this within 3 years of entering a contract with us.
We will investigate your concerns and keep in communication with you until the matter is resolved. If necessary, and in the event of a dispute, we shall agree on the appointment of an independent certified art appraiser or expert to validate authenticity.
If the artwork is found to be inauthentic, please then ensure return shipping is made within 30 days of the appraiser’s report, and we will issue a full refund within 14 days of taking delivery.
8.1 We or our Content suppliers may make improvements or changes to Our Web Site, the Content, or to any of the Goods, at any time and without advance notice.
8.2 You are advised that Content may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.
8.3 We give no warranty and make no representation, express or implied, as to:
8.3.1 the adequacy or appropriateness of the Goods for your purpose.
8.3.2 the truth of any information given on Our Web Site;
8.3.3 any implied warranty or condition as to merchantability or fitness of the Goods and Services for a particular purpose;
8.3.4 compatibility of Our Web Site with your equipment software or telecommunications connection.
8.3.5 compliance with any law;
8.3.6 non-infringement of any right.
8.4 Our Web Site contains links to other Internet web sites. We have neither power nor control over any such web site. You acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable in any way for the Content of any such linked web site, nor for any loss or damage arising from your use of any such web site.
8.5 We are not liable in any circumstances for special, indirect or consequential loss or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, loss of data or loss of revenues or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with your use of Our Web Site or the purchase of Goods.
8.6 In any claim against us our liability is limited to the value of the goods you have purchased in the contract which is the subject of the dispute.
9 Content and Intellectual Property Rights
9.1 Title, ownership rights, and intellectual property rights in the Content whether provided by us or by any other Content provider shall remain the sole property of us and / or the other Content provider. We will strongly protect its rights in all countries.
9.2 You may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, transfer or sell, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part, except as is expressly permitted in this agreement.
9.3 You may download or copy the Content only for your own personal use, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Content. You may not store electronically any significant portion of any Content.
10 System Security
10.1 You agree that you will not, and will not allow any other person to, violate or attempt to violate any aspect of the security of the Installation;
10.2 you agree that you will in no way modify, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, copy, or cause damage or unintended effect to any portion of Our Web Site, or any software used on Our Web Site, and that you will not permit any other person to do so.
10.3 You understand that any such violation is unlawful in many jurisdictions and that any contravention of law may result in criminal prosecution.
10.4 Examples of violations are:
10.4.1 accessing data unlawfully or without consent;
10.4.2 attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures;
10.4.3 attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of overloading, "flooding", "mail bombing" or "crashing";
10.4.4 forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting;
10.4.5 taking any action in order to obtain Goods to which you are not entitled.
10.5 You agree to indemnify us against any claim or demand, including reasonable lawyers' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of:
10.5.1 any violation of system security as set out above;
10.5.2 your use of Our Web Site;
10.5.3 any other breach or violation of this agreement by you;
10.5.4 the infringement by you, or by any other user of your computer, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity, or as a result of any threatening, libellous, obscene, harassing or offensive material contained in any of your communications.
You agree to indemnify us against any claim or demand, including reasonable lawyers' fees, made by any third party due to or arising in any way out of your use of Our Web Site, or the infringement by you, or by any other person using your computer, of any intellectual property or other right of any person.
12 Contractual Limitation
Where we provide Goods without specific charge, then it (or they) is deemed to be provided free of charge, and not to be associated with any other service for which a charge is made. Accordingly, there is no contractual nor other obligation upon us in respect of any such goods.
13 Rights of third parties
Nothing in this agreement or on our web site shall confer on any third party any benefit under the provisions of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.
If any of these terms is at any time held by any jurisdiction to be void, invalid or unenforceable, then it shall be treated as changed or reduced, only to the extent minimally necessary to bring it within the laws of that jurisdiction and to prevent it from being void and it shall be binding in that changed or reduced form. Subject to that, each provision shall be interpreted as severable and shall not in any way affect any other of these terms.
15 No Waiver
No waiver by us, in exercising any right, power or provision hereunder shall operate as a waiver of any other right or of that same right at a future time; nor shall any delay in exercise of any power or right be interpreted as a waiver.
16 Dispute Resolution
In the event of a dispute arising out of or in connection with these terms or any contract between you and us, then you agree to attempt to settle the dispute by engaging in good faith with us in a process of mediation before commencing arbitration or litigation.
17 Force majeure
We are not liable for any breach of our obligations resulting from causes beyond our reasonable control including strikes of our own employees.
18 Governing Law
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England. This agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is hereby expressly excluded.