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General Terms and Conditions

WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

WEBSITE DISCLAIMER

PRIVACY STATEMENT

COOKIES POLICY

LINKING POLICY

ANTI-SPAM POLICY

COPYRIGHT NOTICE


WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Introduction

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.

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our ArtFacts.Net's use of cookies in accordance with the terms of ArtFacts.Net's privacy policy and cookies policy.

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, ArtFacts.Net and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. 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;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  • redistribute material from this website.

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 use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

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 ArtFacts.Net’s express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without ArtFacts.Net’s express written consent.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. ArtFacts.Net reserves the right to restrict access to areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at ArtFacts.Net’s discretion.

If ArtFacts.Net provides 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.

ArtFacts.Net may disable your user ID and password in ArtFacts.Net’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to ArtFacts.Net a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to ArtFacts.Net the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or ArtFacts.Net or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

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.

ArtFacts.Net reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on ArtFacts.Net’s servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

Notwithstanding ArtFacts.Net’s rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, ArtFacts.Net does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. ArtFacts.Net makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, ArtFacts.Net does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any art related or art investment matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

Limitations of liability

ArtFacts.Net will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if ArtFacts.Net has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit ArtFacts.Net’s liability in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by ArtFacts.Net’s negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of ArtFacts.Net; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for ArtFacts.Net to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, ArtFacts.Net has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against ArtFacts.Net’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect ArtFacts.Net’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as ArtFacts.Net.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify ArtFacts.Net and undertake to keep ArtFacts.Net indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by ArtFacts.Net to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of ArtFacts.Net’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by ArtFacts.Net 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.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to ArtFacts.Net’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, ArtFacts.Net may take such action as ArtFacts.Net deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation

ArtFacts.Net 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.

Assignment

ArtFacts.Net may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with ArtFacts.Net’s rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions, together with our website disclaimer, privacy statement, cookies-policy, linking policy, anti-spam-policy and copyright notice constitute the entire agreement between you and ArtFacts.Net in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Registrations and authorisations

ArtFacts.Net is registered with Companies House, Cardiff. You can find the online version of the register at www.companieshouse.gov.uk. ArtFacts.Net’s registration number is 04294666.

ArtFacts.Net’s details

The full name of ArtFacts.Net is ARTFACTS.NET LTD.

ArtFacts.Net’s registered address is Artfacts.Net Ltd, 2nd floor, 109 Uxbridge Road, London, W5 5TL, UK

You can contact ArtFacts.Net by email to info@artfacts.net.


WEBSITE DISCLAIMER

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. ArtFacts.Net makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, ArtFacts.Net does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal or financial matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

Limitations of liability

ArtFacts.Net will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if ArtFacts.Net has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit ArtFacts.Net’s liability in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by ArtFacts.Net’s negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of ArtFacts.Net; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for ArtFacts.Net to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, ArtFacts.Net has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against ArtFacts.Net’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect ArtFacts.Net’s officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as ArtFacts.Net.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.


PRIVACY STATEMENT

Your privacy is important to ArtFacts.Net. This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that ArtFacts.Net collects, and the ways in which ArtFacts.Net uses that personal information.

Personal information collection

ArtFacts.Net may collect and use the following kinds of personal information:

  • information about your use of this website (including surfing behaviour and login details);
  • information that you provide using for the purpose of registering with the website (including name, contact details);
  • information that you provide for the purpose of subscribing to the website services (including name, contact and bank details); and
  • any other information that you send to ArtFacts.Net.

Using personal information

ArtFacts.Net may use your personal information to:

  • administer this website;
  • personalize the website for you;
  • enable your access to and use of the website services;
  • publish information about you on the website;
  • supply to you services that you purchase;
  • send to you statements and invoices;
  • collect payments from you; and
  • send you marketing communications.

Where ArtFacts.Net discloses your personal information to its agents or sub-contractors for these purposes, the agent or sub-contractor in question will be obligated to use that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy statement.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere above, ArtFacts.Net may disclose your personal information to the extent that it is required to do so by law, in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings, and in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights.

Securing your data

ArtFacts.Net will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

ArtFacts.Net will store all the personal information you provide on its secure servers.

Information relating to electronic transactions entered into via this website will be protected by encryption technology.

Cross-border data transfers

Information that ArtFacts.Net collects may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which ArtFacts.Net operates to enable the use of the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the website will be published on the internet and may be available around the world.

You agree to such cross-border transfers of personal information.

Updating this statement

ArtFacts.Net may update this privacy policy by posting a new version on this website.

You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites.

ArtFacts.Net is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party.

Contact ArtFacts.Net

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or ArtFacts.Net’s treatment of your personal information, please write:

  • by email to info@artfacts.net or
  • by post to Artfacts.Net Ltd, PO Box 025592, D-10129 Berlin, Germany.

COOKIES POLICY

About cookies

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to ArtFacts.Net's use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

ArtFacts.Net uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

  • ArtFacts.Net Login Session ID

Google cookies

ArtFacts.Net uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

ArtFacts.Net publishes Google Adsense interest-based advertisements on this website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google's Ads Preference Manager, available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. You can opt-out of the Adsense partner network cookie at: http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you should use the Google browser plug-in available at: http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/plugin.

Other third party cookies

When you use this website, you may also be sent the following third party cookies, which may be used for the following purposes:

  • Google's DoubleClick products provide ad management and ad serving solutions to us
  • Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest information about what you find interesting
  • Amazon Product Advertising API provides programmatic access to Amazon’s product selection

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Chrome or Chromium you click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar. Select Settings. Click Show advanced settings. In the "Privacy" section, click the Content settings button. In the "Cookies" section, you can Block cookies by default.

In Safari click on Preferences, and then click Privacy. In the “Block cookies” section, specify if and when Safari should accept cookies from websites.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.


LINKING POLICY

Status of linking policy

ArtFacts.Net welcomes links to this website made in accordance with the terms of this linking policy.

By using this website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this linking policy.

Links to this website

Links pointing to this website should not be misleading.

Appropriate link text should be always be used.

You must not use the ArtFacts.Net logo to link to this website (or otherwise) without ArtFacts.Net’s express written permission.

You must not link to this website using any inline linking technique.

You must not frame the content of this website or use any similar technology in relation to the content of this website.

Links from this website

This website includes links to other websites owned and operated by third parties. These links are not endorsements or recommendations.

ArtFacts.Net has no control over the contents of third party websites, and ArtFacts.Net accepts no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Removal of links

You agree that, should ArtFacts.Net request the deletion of a link to our website that is within your control, you will delete the link promptly.

If you would like ArtFacts.Net to remove a link to your website that is included on this website, please contact ArtFacts.Net using the contact details below. Note that unless you have a legal right to demand removal, such removal will be at our discretion.

Changes to this linking policy

ArtFacts.Net may amend this linking policy at any time by publishing a new version on this website.

Contact us

Should you have any questions about this linking policy, please contact ArtFacts.Net using the details set out below:

  • by email to info@artfacts.net or
  • by post to Artfacts.Net Ltd, PO Box 025592, D-10129 Berlin, Germany

ANTI-SPAM POLICY

What is spam?

In the context of electronic messaging, spam refers to unsolicited, bulk or indiscriminate messages, typically sent for a commercial purpose.

ArtFacts.Net has a zero-tolerance spam policy.

Automated spam filtering

ArtFacts.Net's messaging systems automatically scan all incoming email and other messages, and filter-out messages that appear to be spam.

Problems with spam filtering

No message filtering system is 100% accurate, and from time to time legitimate messages will be filtered-out by ArtFacts.Net’s systems.

If you believe this has happened to a message you have sent, please advise the message recipient by another means.

You can reduce the risk of a message being caught by the spam filters by sending the message in plain text (i.e. no HTML), removing any attachments, and ensuring that your messages are scanned for malware before dispatch.

User spam

ArtFacts.Net provides a facility that enables users to send email messages to others. Users must not use this facility to send unsolicited, bulk or indiscriminate messages, whether or not for a commercial purposes.

Receipt of unwanted messages from ArtFacts.Net

In the unlikely event that you receive any message from ArtFacts.Net or sent using ArtFacts.Net’s systems that may be considered to be spam, please contact ArtFacts.Net using the details below and the matter will be investigated.

Changes to this anti-spam policy

ArtFacts.Net may amend this anti-spam policy at any time by publishing a new version on this website.

Contact us

Should you have any questions about this anti-spam policy, please contact ArtFacts.Net using the details set out below:

  • by email to info@artfacts.net or
  • by post to Artfacts.Net Ltd, PO Box 025592, D-10129 Berlin, Germany.

COPYRIGHT NOTICE

Copyright © 2001-2013 ArtFacts.Net Ltd.

Ownership of copyright

The copyright in this website and the material on this website (including without limitation the text, computer code, artwork, photographs, images, music, audio material, video material and audio-visual material on this website) is owned by ArtFacts.Net and its licensors.

Copyright license

ArtFacts.Net grants to you a worldwide non-exclusive royalty-free revocable license to:

  • view this website and the material on this website on a computer or mobile device via a web browser;
  • copy and store this website and the material on this website in your web browser cache memory; and
  • print pages from this website for your own personal and non-commercial use.

ArtFacts.Net does not grant you any other rights in relation to this website or the material on this website. In other words, all other rights are reserved.

For the avoidance of doubt, you must not adapt, edit, change, transform, publish, republish, distribute, redistribute, broadcast, rebroadcast or show or play in public this website or the material on this website (in any form or media) without ArtFacts.Net’s prior written permission.

Data mining

The automated and/or systematic collection of data from this website is prohibited.

Permissions

You may request permission to use the copyright materials on this website by writing to info@artfacts.net or Artfacts.Net Ltd, PO Box 025592, D-10129 Berlin, Germany.

Enforcement of copyright

ArtFacts.Net takes the protection of its copyright very seriously.

If ArtFacts.Net discovers that you have used its copyright materials in contravention of the license above, ArtFacts.Net may bring legal proceedings against you seeking monetary damages and an injunction to stop you using those materials. You could also be ordered to pay legal costs.

If you become aware of any use of ArtFacts.Net’s copyright materials that contravenes or may contravene the license above, please report this by email to info@artfacts.net or by post to Artfacts.Net Ltd, PO Box 025592, D-10129 Berlin, Germany.

Infringing material

If you become aware of any material on the website that you believe infringes your or any other person's copyright, please report this by email to info@artfacts.net or by post to Artfacts.Net Ltd, PO Box 025592, D-10129 Berlin, Germany.

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