Artists Terms and Conditions
- No fee to exhibit on the gallery
- You decide what price you want for your work
- Commission percentage set to suit the individual artist
- No exclusivity contract
- It’s your gallery change your work at anytime
- Free Exposure to our worldwide hotel clients
These terms and conditions form a legally binding agreement between you and The Global Art Company, the supplier of the Service. Your statutory rights are not affected.
“Us/Our/We” means The Global Art Company.
“You/Yours” etc. means you, a user of our services.
“Site/Sites” means the web site www.TheGlobalArtCompany.com or any other sites owned and controlled by Us.
“Artwork/Artworks” means artwork/craftwork owned and controlled by You for the purposes of selling through the Site.
“Service” means the process of displaying/marketing/selling your Artwork through our Sites.
2 Acceptance of Artist
2.1 We reserve the right to accept or decline Your application to market your Artwork through Us. Your application includes Your acceptance of these terms and conditions.
2.2 You warrant that all information supplied to Us is accurate, and up to date.
2.3 You agree to have Your artworks and descriptive information displayed on the Site.
2.4 You will inform Us of any changes in the information stored by Us including name, address and contact details, pricing of Artworks, and the Sold status of Artworks.
3 Acceptance of Artworks
3.1 We reserve the right to accept or decline Your application to market any Artwork through Us for any reason.
3.2 If a sale is made you are entering into a legally binding contract with Us to complete the sale and despatch the artwork in the agreed time.
4.1 You may market Your Artwork through other channels simultaneously with marketing through Us, provided:
4.1.1 this does not affect Your ability to deliver the Artwork to the Customer within the specified time.
4.1.2 You do not offer Your Artwork at a price lower than the price which You are offering it through Us.
4.2 If the Artwork is sold through another channel You will immediately remove it from sale on the Site, and let us know so we can change the status.
5.1 You warrant that all work sold through Us is free of any copyright restrictions or intellectual property disputes. You warrant the Work is Yours to sell.
5.2 The copyright in the Artwork will remain with You even after ownership of the Artwork is transferred to the Customer, the customer is only buying the right to hang - not copy.
6 Illustrative Images
6.1 You must supply at least one high-quality digital Image of each Artwork You wish to sell through Us: The Images must be in JPEG format. The Gallery Image will show the entire artwork including frame (if framed). The minimum pixel width of the Gallery image will be 600 pixels.
7 Pricing and Artwork particulars
7.1 You will choose the price which the Artwork should be sold for. This price must be inclusive of VAT (if applicable) and Your insurance costs and Our commission.
7.2 Once accepted You agree to sell the Artwork at the accepted price.
8 Delivery, packaging and insurance
8.1 You are responsible and liable for costs of all materials, packaging. These costs cannot be reclaimed from Us under any circumstances and should be taken into account when pricing Your Artworks. However we will cover the cost of the delivery of the artwork.
8.2 You will ensure that Artworks are securely packaged, labelled for safe delivery to the Customer.
8.3 You will not include any contact details that would encourage the customer to deal directly with You in the packaging, such as business cards, leaflets, letters of solicitation for business etc.
8.4 You will package and arrange delivery of Artworks to the Customer within a maximum of five working days of receiving the order.
8.5 Should You become aware of any reason why an Artwork that has been ordered from You may not be received by the Customer within 5 days, You will notify Us immediately of the reason for and expected length of the delay. We will attempt to contact the customer and in some cases may offer a refund to the Customer resulting in the cancellation of the order from You.
9 Returns and damaged goods
9.1 In the event of the Artwork arriving damaged with the Customer if you have arranged the delivery, You will be liable for the costs of retrieving the Artwork. If we have organised the delivery we will take full responsibility.
9.2 You will claim any costs in retrieving the Artwork through the insurance cover provided by Your chosen courier. We will not accept claims for reimbursement in the event of damage to Artworks under any circumstances if again you arranged any of the transport.
9.3 You accept that if You have not taken adequate insurance, You will be liable for the costs of retrieving the Artwork.
9.4 If the customer is not happy with the artwork they will be liable for returning the artwork directly to the artist and once we have receipt that the artist is happy with the returned artwork we will then repay the money back to the buyer.
9.5 You accept that the Customer may return the Artwork(s) within 14 days of receipt, and this will constitute cancellation of the order. We will not accept liability for Your delivery expenses in this instance.
9.6. If the Global Art Company organise the delivery or the collection of any artwork we will be full responsible for any damaged artwork and also the cost for reclaiming or retrieving the damaged artwork.
10 Payment for Artworks
10.1 Should Your Artwork(s) be sold We will raise a purchase invoice for the Price. The Invoice will be paid by Us after We have confirmed delivery of the Artwork(s) to the Customer.
10.2 Payment will be made by bank transfer.
10.3 All artwork(s) will be paid for by the customer before any artwork leaves the artists studio.
11.1 You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Us, Our officers, directors, employees, agents, and third parties, from your use of the service, including any violation of these rules.
11.2 We provide this service on an "as-is" basis without warranty of any kind including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
11.3 Using the service constitutes acceptance of these rules.
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