T&C

Index:

PURCHASING FROM WEALTH-OF-ART ONLINE

    1.     Registration

    2.     User code of conduct

    3.     Eligibility to purchase

    4.     Order cancellation policy

    5.     Order cancelled by client

    6.     Return and exchange

    7.     Delivery

    8.     Shipping information

    9.     Pricing policy

    10.Shopping bag and order

    11.Acceptance of your order

    12.Payment

    13.Payment security

    14.Insurance

    15.Intellectual property rights

    16.Third- Party websites or resources

    17.Termination

PURCHASING FROM WEALTH-OF-ART OTHER THAN THROUGH THE WEBSITE (FOR EXAMPLE AT ART FAIRS AND CORPORATE ONE DAY SALES).

    18.   Artwork sold on a “Sale” basis.

    19. Payment and provision of artwork on a sale basis.

GENERAL

    20.  Warranty disclaimer

    21.  Limitation of liability    

    22.  Indemnity

    23.  Entire contract

    24.  Assignment

    25.  Severability

    26.  Law & Jurisdiction

 

    27.  General

 

 

Wealth-Of-Art website and related services are made available to you in accordance with the following Terms and Conditions (T&Cs), and any other rules posted on our site. We recommend you read carefully our T&Cs and keep a copy for future reference. Morrell Ventures LLP trading as Wealth-Of-Art is a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales under registration number OC381649, the registered office of which is at 80 Coleman Street EC2R 5BJ. Our VAT number is 191208420. Before you register an account with us, please read our policy relating to the terms of purchase and our Privacy Policy. In particular, we wish to draw your attention to the fact that we reserve the right to only accept orders from those over 18.

Individuals and others acknowledge and agree that, by accessing or using this site or any services or purchasing a work of art on or through the site or services, individuals and others indicate that they have read, understand, and agree to be bound by these terms, whether or not they have registered an account with the site.  If individuals and others do not agree to these terms, then they have no right to access or use the site or any of our services.  If you accept or agree to these Terms on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that company or other legal entity to these Terms and, in such event, "you" and "your" will refer and apply to that company or other legal entity.

We may modify the T&Cs from time to time, so please keep an eye on this section. If you do not agree to any changes to the T&Cs then you must immediately stop using the website. Any changes made after you have placed an order will not affect that order unless we are required to make the change by law.

 

 PURCHASING FROM WEALTH-OF-ART ONLINE

1. REGISTRATION

In order to use some of our services such as purchasing an artwork on our website you will need to register. When you register you are required to provide information about yourself that is true, accurate, current, and complete in all respects. In particular, you must provide your real name, phone number, e-mail address and other requested information as indicated. Should any of your registration information change, please notify us immediately at the following e-mail address: enquiries (at) wealth-of-art.com.  The account password you provide should be unique and kept secure.  You are responsible for safeguarding your password. You agree not to disclose your password to any third party and to take sole responsibility for any activities or actions under your Account, whether or not you have authorised such activities or actions.  You must notify Wealth-Of-Art immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.

2. USER CODE OF CONDUCT

The following rules of conduct apply to your use of the Wealth-Of-Art site and to any and all content you post on the website or Social Media Channels whether such content is included in blogs, discussion groups, emails, profiles, comments, or any other portion or feature of the website and Social Media Channels. You agree not to do any of the following:

·      Upload post; email; transmit any text; graphics; images; software; music; audio; video; information or other material that is  sexually explicit; unlawful or plagiarised defamatory; obscene; pornographic; vulgar or offensive; racially; ethnically; religiously bigoted or otherwise objectionable or offensive in any way; breaches a duty of confidentiality; infringes; misappropriates or violates a third party's patent; copyright; trademark; trade secret; moral rights or other intellectual property rights; or rights of publicity or privacy; transmit any content that releases personal information including contact and  address details; last names; URLs or email address; material and content that is fraudulent; false; misleading or deceptive; use; display or mirror the site; or any individual element within the site; Wealth-Of-Art's name; trademark; logo or other proprietary information; or the layout and design of any page or form contained on a page; without Wealth-Of-Art’s written consent; attempt to probe; scan or test the vulnerability of any Wealth-Of-Art system or network; deliver any unauthorised or unsolicited e-mails advertising;  promotional materials; junk mail; spam; chain letters or other form of solicitation or breach any security or authentication measures; promote software or services that contains viruses or other similar harmful programming routines or computer code use any meta tags or other hidden text or metadata utilizing a Wealth-Of-Art trademark; logo URL or product name without written consensus from Wealth-Of-Art; collect or store any personally identifiable information from Wealth-Of-Art site or from other users of the site without their express permission as well as impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity; violate any applicable law or regulation or encourage or enable any other individual to do any of the foregoing. 

3. ELIGIBILITY TO PURCHASE 

In order to purchase artwork(s) from our website you will be required to provide payment details that you represent and insure they are valid and correct and you confirm that you are the person referred to in the Billing information provided. Our services are available only to individuals and others who meet the Wealth-Of-Art terms of eligibility, who have been issued a valid credit/debit card.

When you purchase an artwork through our website or any of our Services, you are purchasing the work from Wealth-Of-Art and not from the Artist associated with such an artwork. The prices for the artwork(s) will be specified on the website. You acknowledge that prices do not include shipping and handling charges or applicable taxes and customs (if any), for which you are responsible and which will be separately calculated and identified on your receipt.

The individuals and others allowed Wealth-Of-Art to collect the billing and shipping information and process a charge or charges on their credit/debit card in the amount of the total purchase price for the artwork which they purchase along with shipping cost, taxes and customs (if any). 

The Artist that has created the artwork you have purchased will ship the purchased work directly to you. The terms and conditions of Wealth-Of-Art’s Return Policy apply to any artwork(s) that you purchase through the site and its Services. This policy will be presented to you at the time of purchase and will apply when you purchase a work of art via the online store. 

4. ORDER CANCELATION POLICY

Wealth-Of-Art reserves the right to cancel any orders placed through the website if Wealth-Of-Art determines, in its sole discretion, that the item is mispriced, out of stock, or otherwise unavailable at the price showing on the website.

Whilst every effort is made to make sure details on our website are accurate, we may from time to time discover an error in the pricing of the artwork(s) or an artwork might be misplaced due to an event or exhibition. If we discover an error in the pricing of an artwork in your order, we will let you know as soon as possible. We shall be under no obligation to accept or fulfil an order for an item that was advertised at an incorrect price and reserve the right to cancel such an order that has been accepted or is in transit. If you order an artwork that is priced incorrectly for any reason, Wealth-Of-Art will take the responsibility to send you an email or telephone you to inform you of such cancellation and you will not be charged for your order.

If you have already paid for the artwork(s), we shall refund the full amount as soon as we are able. In the event that artwork(s) are recalled in transit, we will process your refund once the artwork(s) have been returned to us. Wealth-Of-Art will offer you an alternative artwork or service.

5. ORDER CANCELED BY CLIENT

If you change your mind you must let us know within 48 hours.

If you would like to cancel your order you have to contact our team as soon as possible and within 48 hours of the order placement. Please call us on +44 (0) 330 22 33 007 between 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday to Sunday or email us at any point o enquiries (at) wealth-of-art.com. If we missed your call, please leave a message with your name and if possible your order number and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

6. RETURNS AND EXCHANGE

Wealth-Of-Art allows you seven (7) days home approval period which starts from the time you receive your artwork. If you are not happy with your purchase or the artwork is not suitable for your space you can always contact us for advice, exchange or return.

In case you would like to return or exchange the artwork, please bear in mind that you have to contact us within the (7) days home approval period to arrange return or exchange. If you do not notify us of your intent to return the artwork within (7) days of receipt we will assume that you are keeping the artwork and you will NOT be eligible for a refund. You have to ship back the artwork within (7) days after notifying us that you will return it and provide us with a tracking number otherwise you will NOT be eligible for a refund. The artwork needs to be in its original condition, not damaged and packed to the Wealth-Of-Art standards.

Wealth-Of-Art will NOT be held liable for any damage to any artwork(s) caused anytime after the delivery to the Client’s address. Artwork(s) should be returned without damage, marks, or scratches. You should take care of the artwork(s) during the 7 days home approval period. Wealth-Of-Art will not be able to accept any returns of artwork(s) that have been damaged after delivery to the client address.

Please note that Wealth-Of-Art will not take responsibility for the return shipping costs. In order to arrange the return, please call us on +44 (0) 330 22 33 007 between 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM (GMT time) Monday – Saturday or email us at any point o enquiries (at) wealth-of-art.com. If we missed your call, please leave a message stating your name surname and order number and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

In the meantime, please repackage the artwork using the original packaging materials or if you have already disposed of the original packaging, please purchase suitable packaging materials to send the artwork back safely to the artist address. If you have any doubts regarding the packaging, please contact us.  If you need to obtain the artist's address, please contact us directly.  We recommend that you pack well the artwork and ensure the safe return shipment as you are under a duty to take reasonable care of the artwork and will be liable for damage to it until the artist receives the artwork.  We also recommend that you use a secure, trackable method for sending back the artwork as well as that you retain proof of sending it and email us the details on enquiries (at) wealth-of-art.com

Wealth-Of-Art will refund the value to your order to the original source of payment minus international customs fees if any, only when the artwork(s) has been received back and inspected for damage.

Important information about returning.

Wealth-Of-Art is not responsible for undelivered returns. Additional shipping fees may apply for international returns. Please note that these fees may possibly be avoided if you inform the courier that the item is a return—though we can’t guarantee this as couriers terms vary.

7. DELIVERY

Someone must be present at the time of delivery. Please note that once your order is on its way, we are unable to change the shipping address. Please note that we aim to dispatch your artwork within 5 to 10 business days, however, any dates quoted for delivery of the artwork(s) are indicative only. Time for delivery will not be an essential term of the Contract and Wealth-Of-Art will not be liable for any expenses sustained by the Client arising from any delay in the delivery of the artwork(s) howsoever caused. If the Client wrongfully fails to take delivery of the artwork(s), Wealth-Of-Art shall be under no obligation to refund the price.

The Client must inspect the artwork(s) on delivery and sign the required proof of delivery document or collection acceptance document. A signature on that document will constitute conclusive evidence against the Client of receipt of the quantity of artwork indicated on that document free from any apparent defect or damage. If the artwork(s) is alleged to be damaged or defective on delivery, a description of the alleged damage or defect must be given in writing at the time of delivery and signed by or on behalf of the Client.

If you received an damaged artwork:

Despite all our care to pack the artwork carefully, damage could happen during transit. If you receive a damaged artwork you must reported to our team within 24 hours of delivery. Please send close-up (magnified) photographs of the damage to enquiries (at) wealth-of-art.com, along with your name, order number, artist and artwork name. Our team will provide a return shipment label and will offer other options.

·      COLOUR

You understand and agree that Wealth-Of-Art uses reasonable efforts to display the colors of artwork(s), as accurately as possible on the site. However, because individual computer monitors may display colors differently, Wealth-Of-Art is not responsible for the color accuracy of any artwork(s) displayed on the site and disclaims all liability in this regard.

·      ARTWORK SURFACE

Some artwork(s) are showing fragments sticking out or some “imperfections” on the surface due to their nature. Please read carefully the artwork description. If you have any doubts before the purchase, please get in touch with us.

·      TAKING CARE OF THE ARTWORK IN THE FUTURE

Frame your new artwork using UV-blocking glass.  If you decide not to frame your artwork (this might apply to boxed canvases), please make sure that you hang your new purchase away from direct heat (fires, radiators & heaters) or moisture sources (bathrooms & kitchens).  Never expose your paintings to extreme heat, cold or humidity. Be aware that direct sunlight will fade the colours of oil paintings.  Dust needs to be removed from the artwork(s) regularly by using a very soft brush with no metal parts. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: enquiries (at) wealth-of-art.com 

8. SHIPPING INFORMATION

Our shipping rates are based on courier fees determined by a combination of the shipping addresses of both the collector and the artist(s), as well as the measurements and weight of the artwork. In order to calculate the shipping cost, please select your shipping destination from the list of countries listed on the checkout page. Your shipping costs automatically populate on the checkout page and in the shipping breaking down. In addition to shipping charges, the buyer will also be responsible for paying international customs fees, determined by the country the artwork is being shipped to. For all the artwork(s) on the website, VAT (value added tax) fees will be included in your online checkout process.  From the checkout page, you may choose to go ahead and purchase the work or cancel the transaction. If you don't see your destination on the list, please get in touch with us and we will try to do our best to arrange a delivery for you.  We work closely with our shipping partners to minimise the potential impact of custom delays on our international customers, however, certain destinations such as Russia and China can be challenging.  To keep the prices of shipping modest we are shipping our artwork(s) unframed.  The shipping cost and handling cost may vary due to the type and size of the artwork. A large work, for example, will costs substantially more than a medium or small artwork(s) due to the packing material cost and likely increased weight.

IMPORTANT. Please make a note:

In order to deliver your artwork safely the first time, please state your delivery instructions as specifically and as detailed as possible. Provide a secure shipping address where the artwork will be safely protected from bad weather.  It would be brilliant if a friend, neighbour, porter or a colleague would be able to receive, sign for, and look after your artwork when it arrives. So please be sure to provide a delivery address where you are certain someone will help out if you are not available.  We insure each artwork during the time it is in transit until it is delivered to you. We require a signature for any parcel delivered, at which point responsibility for your purchased goods passes to you. If you have specified a recipient who is not yourself for delivery purposes (for example as a gift) then you accept that evidence of a signature by them (or at that delivery address) is evidence of delivery and fulfilment by Wealth-Of-Art and transfer of responsibility in the same way.

9. PRICING POLICY

Prices shown on the website are in GBP and are inclusive of VAT (The UK sales tax rate of 20%). The service we provide is Deliver Duty Paid, including relevant import duty and tax in the final purchase price. 
If you are a client whose credit/debit card is not denominated in Sterling, the final price will be calculated in accordance with the applicable exchange rate on the day your card issuer processes the transaction.  Wealth-Of-Art reserves the rights to modify the prices of the artwork(s) due to the popularity of the artist and increase value in the market.

10.SHOPPING BAG AND ORDER

All orders are subject to acceptance and availability, and artwork(s) in your shopping bag are not reserved and may be purchased by other clients, scheduled to participate in event or exhibition or remove from the website for other reasons. If you notice that your item is not available in your shopping bag or on the website, please get in touch with us and we will do our best to assist you. Please email us on enquiries (at) wealth-of-art.com or call us on: +44 (0) 7598 778 825

11. ACCEPTANCE OF YOUR ORDER

Once you have made your choice and your order has been placed, you will receive an email acknowledging the details of your order. However, a contract between you and Wealth-Of-Art will be completed when we email you to confirm your artwork(s) have been dispatched. The sale contract is therefore concluded in London, England and the language of the contract is English. Neither our third party payment processor nor our nominated courier has the authority to accept an order on behalf of Wealth-Of-Art.  We reserve the right not to accept your order in the event, for example, that we are unable to obtain authorization for payment or if the artwork ordered is not available. For more information please refer to Order Cancellation Policy (#4 in this document). 

12. PAYMENT

We accept Amex; Visa Credit; Visa Debit; MasterCard Debit; Visa Electron; Maestro and JCB. You confirm that the credit/debit card that is being used is yours or that you have been specifically authorised by the owner of the credit/debit card to use it. All credit/debit cardholders are subject to validation checks and authorisation by the card issuer. If the issuer of your payment card refuses to authorise payment to Wealth-Of-Art, we will not be liable for any delay or non-delivery.


13.PAYMENT SECURITY

We are using WorldPay, which is a secure online payment gateway that encrypts your card details in a secure host environment for all transactions on this website. 
To give you, even more, confidence in shopping online with Wealth-Of-Art, we have secured all sensitive customer information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL). This encrypts and protects the data you send to us over the Internet. If SSL is enabled then you will see a padlock at the top of your browser and you can click on this to find out information about the SSL digital certificate registration.  Nevertheless, we will take reasonable care, in so far as it is in our power to do so, to keep the details of your order and payment secure.

14.INSURANCE

We insure each artwork while it is in transit until the artwork is delivered to you. We require a signature for any parcel delivered, at which point responsibility for your purchased goods passes to you. If you have specified a recipient who is not you for delivery purposes (for example as a gift) then you accept that evidence of a signature by them (or at that delivery address) is evidence of delivery and fulfilment by Wealth-Of-Art and transfer of responsibility in the same way.

15. INTELECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The website, the services, the content and related intellectual property rights mentioned or displayed on this site are protected by national intellectual property and other laws and international treaty provisions.  You are permitted to use the content only as expressly authorised by Wealth-Of-Art and/or its third party licensors. You will not remove, alter or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the site, services or Wealth-Of-Art. Any reproduction or redistribution of the above-listed content is prohibited and may result in civil and criminal penalties.  However, you are permitted to make one copy for the purposes of viewing content for your own personal use.  Wealth-Of-Art respects copyright law and expects its users to do the same. 

16. THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES OR RESOURCES

The site may contain links to third-party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that Wealth-Of-Art is not responsible or liable for the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services on or available from such websites or resources.  Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by Wealth-Of-Art of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available from such websites or resources.  You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.

17. TERMINATION

Wealth-Of-Art may reserve the rights to terminate your account and access to the site and services without prior notice if the cause is, but not be limited to: breaches or violations our Terms and Condition; requests by law enforcement or other government agencies; request by you (self-initiated account deletions); discontinuance or material modification to the website (or any part thereof unexpected technical or security issues or problems); engagement by you in fraudulent or illegal activities.

Termination of your account and access to the website.  You agree and understand that Wealth-Of-Art shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to the website.

 

 

PURCHASING FROM WEALTH-OF-ART OTHER THAN THROUGH THE WEBSITE (FOR EXAMPLE AT ART FAIRS AND CORPORATE ONE DAY SALES).

18. ARTWORK SOLD ON A “SALE’ BASIS

When purchasing from Wealth-of-Art other than through the Wealth-of-Art website, artworks will be sold “as seen.”  This means that once inspected by the buyer, the artwork will be deemed accepted by the buyer.  Therefore it is essential that you inspect artworks purchased in this way carefully, as Wealth-of-Art cannot be held liable for issues raised after the sale has taken place.  This is to ensure that if an artwork is damaged by a client in transporting it to the Client’s home after the sale, that Wealth-of-Art is not liable for aforesaid damage.  Equally, the picture and frame is sold as provided by the artist, Wealth-of-Art is not liable for issues of interpretation as to the quality of the picture, its canvas or its frame.

19. PAYMENT AND PROVISION OF ARTWORK ON A “SALE” BASIS.

 

When buying on an “as seen” basis, payment will be made at the time of purchase, and funds taken immediately from the Client’s account.  In return for payment, the artwork will be handed over to the Client immediately and the transaction will be deemed complete by Wealth-of-Art.

 

GENERAL

20. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER

You agree that your use of Wealth-Of-Art site, services and content shall be at your sole risk without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.  Wealth-Of-Art makes no warranty that the site, services or content well meet your requirements or be able on an interrupted secure or error-free basis.  No advice or information, whether oral or written obtained from Wealth-Of-Art or through the site or services, will create any warranty not expressly made herein.  You are solely responsible for all of your communications and interactions with other users of the site or services or other people you communicate or interact as a result of your use of the site or service particularly if you decide to meet offline or in person.  No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Wealth-Of-Art or through or from the service or the website shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the terms and conditions. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, you should use your best judgment and exercise caution where appropriate. 

21. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

You acknowledge and agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the entire risk arising out of your access to and use of the site, services and Wealth-Of-Art content remains with you.  Neither Wealth-Of-Art or any other party involved in creating and delivering the site, services and content will be liable for any ‘force majeure’ including but not limited to, strikes, lockouts or other industrial action, riot, invasion, war, fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, famine, epidemic, bad weather or other natural physical disaster, lost profits, service interruption, computer damage or system failure loss of data or loss of goodwill or the cost of substitute products or services and any other cause which is beyond the control of parties.  We are not responsible for losses not caused by our breach or negligence, indirect losses which are a side-effect of the main loss or damage and which are not reasonably foreseeable by you and us (for example, loss of profits or loss of opportunity). 
We are also not responsible for failure to meet any of our obligations under the T&C where such failure is due to events beyond our reasonable control.

22. INDEMNITY

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Wealth-Of-Art, its officers, directors, subsidiary, affiliate, owner, or operator employees and agents, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of the site, services, content or your violation of these Terms.

23. ENTIRE CONTRACT

This Agreement represents the entire understanding between the parties in relation to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all previous contracts, agreements and representations made by or between the parties whether oral or written.

24. ASSIGNMENT

You may not assign or transfer these Terms, by operation of law or otherwise, without Wealth-Of-Art's prior written consent. Any attempt by you to assign or transfer these Terms, without such consent, will be null and void. Wealth-Of-Art may assign or transfer these Terms, at its sole discretion, without restriction. Subject to the foregoing, these Terms will bind to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.

25. SEVERABILITY

If any of the terms within these Terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

26. LAW & JURISDICTION

These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. 

27. GENERAL

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and Wealth-Of-Art's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Wealth-Of-Art reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time in its sole discretion and without prior notice, which shall take effect upon posting to the website. It is your responsibility to review these Terms and Conditions for any changes.

 

 

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