Terms & Conditions Of UseOUR SERVICE

Australian Art For Sale is the personal website of the owner.

INTRODUCTION

Before you use the Australian Art For Sale website you must read, agree with and accept all of these Terms and Conditions of Use, and Australian Art For Sale’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.

Australian Art For Sale 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.Australian Art For Sale.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 Australian Art For Sale website.

In addition, Australian Art For Sale acts as a service provider for artists looking to sell their artwork, and individuals interested in purchasing artwork, through an online gallery. At this point in time, Australian Art For Sale is aimed at servicing the Australian community, The Rest Of The World may be added or removed at the sites discretion. This site is operated by Australian Art For Sale, whose operations are based in the state of Western Australia, Australia.

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

Purchaser. Purchaser is defined as the person who has made a purchase on the Australian Art For Sale website through an online payment.

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

User. User is defined as any person, member or not, who browses or uses the Australian Art For Sale 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 Australian Art For Sale 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: Australian Art For Sale services and ships to the Australian community. The site also services The Rest Of The World at the sites discretion. Artworks posted or purchases made from other countries will not be accepted.

Age and Responsibility: The user represents and warrants that they are of sufficient legal age to use the Australian Art For Sale website and to create binding legal obligations for any liability they may incur as a result of the use of the Australian Art For Sale website. The user agrees to be responsible for all of their use of the Australian Art For Sale 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. The user agrees that they reside in Australia.

Unauthorised Use: The Australian Art For Sale website must not be used for any illegal or un-authorised purpose. The Australian Art For Sale 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 Australian Art For Sale.

Acceptable Content: Australian Art For Sale 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 must 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 auction lot.

Artworks must 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 Australian Art For Sale 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.

Australian Art For Sale 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 Australian Art For Sale.

The content posted on the Australian Art For Sale 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 Australian Art For Sale website, including all databases.

Australian Art For Sale encourages all users to the site to report any inappropriate content through the “Report this Content” link provided beside each artwork, or via the Contact Us page. Australian Art For Sale will not manually screen all postings and therefore welcomes the assistance from the Australian Art For Sale community where possible.

Australian Art For Sale has the right, but has no obligation to, remove any content posted at its absolute discretion. Australian Art For Sale 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 Australian Art For Sale website are to be in Australian Dollars ($AUD). Prices are fixed and not negotiable. If the selling artist is registered for GST then the purchase price shown must include the GST.

Freight charges collected by the site shall be passed in full to the seller.

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

Trademark: The Australian Art For Sale logo is a trademark of Australian Art For Sale. Use of the Australian Art For Sale logo is not authorised without express written permission from Australian Art For Sale.

Copyright: All content on the Australian Art For Sale website are copyright of either Australian Art For Sale or the Artist. Content must not be downloaded or used without express written permission from Australian Art For Sale, 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: Australian Art For Sale reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at any time and at its absolute discretion. Australian Art For Sale reserves the right to modify, terminate or suspend member accounts, at any time, at its discretion, and without prior notice.

Australian Art For Sale reserves the right to terminate the Australian Art For Sale service at any time and at its absolute discretion without prior notice.

Upon termination, any rights granted by the Artist to Australian Art For Sale under this agreement immediately revert to the Artist.

Warranties: Australian Art For Sale offers an “as is” service. Australian Art For Sale does not supply any warranties in relation to content represented on the Australian Art For Sale 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: The current fees for using the site are a flat 10% commission on the sale price of the artwork. If any fees are to be altered or introduced, the member shall be given not less than three (3) months notification this.

Disputes & Release: Users and members of the site release Australian Art For Sale 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 Australian Art For Sale website including and without limitation any of the content or information contained therein. Australian Art For Sale accepts no liability for any failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use.

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

Without limiting generality, Australian Art For Sale 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 Australian Art For Sale 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 Australian Art For Sale has no control over such third party websites. Australian Art For Sale 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 Australian Art For Sale is not responsible for such content or material. Australian Art For Sale 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: Australian Art For Sale does not represent or guarantee that the Australian Art For Sale service or the Australian Art For Sale website, or any other website that is accessible using a hyperlink from this website will be current, or free from errors or viruses. Australian Art For Sale does not represent or guarantee that access to the Australian Art For Sale service or these websites will be uninterrupted.

 

The user acknowledges that the Australian Art For Sale service or the Australian Art For Sale 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 Australian Art For Sale’s or another person’s software, equipment or systems, traffic or technical difficulties with the Internet or infrastructure failures.

Australian Art For Sale does not warrant that any members’ uploads to this website will be protected against loss, or misuse or alteration by third parties. Australian Art For Sale does not warrant that all uploaded content will be available on our website. If Australian Art For Sale 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.

Australian Art For Sale 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.  Australian Art For Sale may be contacted at admin @ australianartforsale.net