Terms and conditions
These terms and conditions regulate the business relationship between you and me. By using my Web Site in any way, or by buying from me, you agree to be bound by them.
No person under the age of 18 years may purchase Goods.
I am: Dylan Cotton Artworks
You are: visitor to My Web Site / my customer
In this agreement:
“Carrier” means any person or business contracted by me to carry Goods from me to you, whether all or part of the distance.
“My Web Site” means the entire computing hardware and software installation that is or supports My Site.
“Goods” means any of the Goods I offer for sale on my web site
“Content” means information in any form published on My Web Site by me or any third party with my consent.
2 My 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 My Web Site; and
2.1.2 in any event to you as a buyer or prospective buyer of
2.2 Goods advertised may not be available.
2.3 I shall accept your order by e-mail confirmation. My message will also confirm details of your purchase and tell you when I shall despatch your order. That is when my contract is made. It is possible that the price may have increased from that posted on my web site.
2.4 I may change these terms from time to time. The terms that apply to you are those posted here on My Web Site on the day you order Goods.
2.5 All descriptions, weights and sizes of Goods are made by me the original artist. Approximations may be used but every effort is made to maintain reasonable accuracy.
2.6 If the Goods you order are not available, I will offer you alternatives before I despatch your order. If this happens you may:
2.6.1 accept the alternatives I offer;
2.6.2 cancel your order;
2.6.3 leave the order valid, but tell me to omit the out-of-stock item.
2.7 If I owe you money (for this or any other reason), I 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 me, you may communicate with me at any time regarding any aspect of your purchase.
3 Price and Payment
3.1 You must pay me the full price of your order before I will send any part of it.
3.2 Banking charges by the receiving bank on payments to me will be borne by me. All other charges relating to payment in a currency other than pounds Sterling will be borne by you.
3.3 Any details given by me in relation to exchange rates are approximate only and may vary from time to time.
3.4 You will pay all sums due to me under these terms by the means specified without any set-off, deduction or counterclaim.
4 Information you give me
4.1 You agree that you have provided, and will continue to provide accurate, up to date, and complete information about yourself. I need this information to provide you with the Goods.
4.2 I will use our reasonable endeavours to respond to any point of dissatisfaction by you, provided you contact me within three months of purchase.
5.1 Deliveries will be made by the Carrier to the address stipulated in your order. You must ensure that someone is present to accept delivery.
5.2 If I am not able to deliver your Goods within 30 days of the date of your order, I shall notify you by e-mail to arrange another date for delivery.
5.3 I may deliver the goods in instalments if the goods are not available at the same time for delivery.
6 Orders from outside the UK and Ireland
6.1 I 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 me via email or telephone.
7 Returns and refunds
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 me.
7.2 You must tell me 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 that have been commissioned.
7.4 The Goods must be returned 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 my delivery slip or certificate of authenticity;
7.4.4 at your risk and cost.
7.5 After I have received the Goods, I will credit your credit or debit card with the full purchase price of the goods returned no later than 5 days from the date of receipt;
7.6 If you do not return the Goods to me, you are still liable to me for the cost.
7.7 I am under no obligation to collect or recover Goods from you, but if I do, my costs will be payable by you.
8.1 I or my Content suppliers may make improvements or changes to My 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 I 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 My 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 My 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 My Web Site contains links to other Internet web sites. I have neither power nor control over any such web site. You acknowledge and agree that I 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 I am 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 My Web Site or the purchase of Goods.
8.6 In any claim against me my 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 me or by any other Content provider shall remain the sole property of me and / or the other Content provider. I 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 My Web Site, or any software used on My 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 me 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 My 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 me 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 My 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 I 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 me in respect of any such goods.
13 Rights of third parties
Nothing in this agreement or on my 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 me, 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 me, then you agree to attempt to settle the dispute by engaging in good faith with me in a process of mediation before commencing arbitration or litigation.
17 Force majeure
I am not liable for any breach of my obligations resulting from causes beyond my reasonable control including strikes of my 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.
Privacy and Data Protection
I collect both non-personally identifiable information from you and personally-identifiable information about you on this web site.
Non-personally identifiable information
My web servers automatically collect only the following information, even if you do not join or register with me:
your IP address
your web browser type and version
the number of colours your screen is displaying
your operating system
the URL you clicked on to get here
This information is used to improve my service by adapting my pages to display correctly on many different platforms, and also to record number of visitors, page impressions etc.
If you place an order you give me:
a username and password
your name and address
your company name
the assurance that you have read and wish to abide by our terms and conditions
an email address
Your email address is used to send you your order confirmations. I do not sell, rent, lend or in any other way release your email address to organisations unconnected with Dylan Cotton Artworks.
If you choose to purchase, you may choose to pay online, the payment providers’ Privacy and Data Protection policies apply.
Data Protection law
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