Terms and Conditions


Art Museum

Copy Protection

Terms & Conditions

 

Terms and Conditions for Buyers

1. Definitions
1.1. The "Buyer" means the person who buys or agrees to buy Goods from the Seller.
1.2. The "Seller" means Karoo Velt, its subsidiary Sanaa and its trading name "The Smart Art Network" or "TSAN".
1.3. "Conditions" means the Conditions of Sale set out in this document and any special conditions agreed in writing by the Seller.

2. Conditions
2.1. These conditions shall apply to all Contracts for sale of Goods by the Seller to the Buyer to the exclusion of all other Terms and Conditions.
2.2. No variations or additions to these Conditions shall be effective unless agreed in writing by the Seller.
2.3. No Contract for the sale of Goods shall arise until the Buyer notifies the Seller of its acceptance of the Seller's final quotation.
2.4. Acceptance of delivery of Goods shall be deemed conclusive evidence of the Buyers acceptance of these Conditions.
2.5. Nothing in these Conditions shall affect the statutory rights of the consumer.
2.6. All Conditions are to be in accordance with French law.

3. Prices
3.1. The Price shall be that on the Seller's website or any price subsequently agreed in writing by the Seller.
3.2. The Seller reserves the right to revise prices prior to the dispatch of Goods to reflect any direct or indirect increase in costs to the Seller, but if the price has been paid in full prior to the dispatch, no price Revision take place without the Buyer's prior written agreement.
3.3. Payment must be made in full before dispatch of any Goods unless otherwise agreed to previously by the Seller.
3.4. If any act or proceedings shall be commenced in which the Buyer's solvency is concerned, all monies under any transaction covered by these Conditions shall become immediately due and payable.

4. Interest on Overdue Invoices (applies only to companies or professionals)
4.1. The seller reserves the right to charge interest on overdue invoice accruing from the date when payment becomes due from day to day until the date of payment at 2% per calendar month.
4.2. All invoices shall be paid in full, free of any deduction for any set-off or counterclaim.

5. Copyright
5.1. Unless otherwise explicitly stated by the Seller, the copyright of any goods purchased by the Buyer remains with Karoo Velt.

6. Warranty and Liability
6.1. The Seller warrants that the Goods will at the time of delivery correspond to the description given by the Seller. Except where the Buyer is dealing as a consumer (as defined in French Law) all other warranties, conditions or terms relating to fitness for purpose, merchantability or condition of the Goods, whether implied by Statute, Common Law or otherwise are excluded and the Buyer is satisfied as to the suitability of the Goods for the Buyer's purpose.

7. Delivery
7.1. Whilst every reasonable effort shall be made to keep to an agreed delivery date, time of delivery shall not be of the essence and the Seller shall not be liable for any losses, costs, damages or expenses incurred by the Buyer or any other person or Company arising directly or indirectly out of any failure to meet any estimated delivery date.
7.2. Failure by the Buyer to pay for any installments or delivery when due shall entitle the Seller to withhold any further deliveries and the Buyer shall be liable for any costs incurred by the Seller relating to such Goods which the Seller is then entitled to withhold.
7.3. Delivery of the Goods shall be made to the Buyer's address and the Buyer shall make all arrangements necessary to take delivery of the Goods whenever they are tendered for delivery.

8. Ownership and Risk
8.1. The risk in Goods shall pass to the Buyer upon delivery of the Goods or upon the Goods being appropriated to the Buyer but kept at the Seller's premises at the Buyer's request.
8.2. The Seller remains the owner of the Goods affected by the Contract until the Seller has been paid in full for such Goods.
8.3. If any payment due under these Conditions is overdue in whole or in part, the Seller may, without prejudice to any of its other rights, recover and/or re-sell the Goods or any of them and may enter on the Buyer's premises by its servants or agents to recover the Goods and the Buyer shall be liable for all the Seller's costs of so doing.
8.4. The Buyer shall inspect the Goods immediately upon receipt and shall notify the Seller within 48 hours of delivery if the Goods are damaged or do not comply with any of the Contract. If the Buyer fails to do this he is deemed to have accepted the Goods.
8.5. Any Goods in respect of which any claim of defect or damage is made shall be preserved by the Buyer intact together with the original packing at the Buyer's risk and either a) retained by the Buyer for a reasonable period to enable the Seller or its agent to inspect or Collect the Goods or b) at the Seller's option returned by the Buyer to the Seller who will refund the cost of postage and packing to the Buyer if the Goods are in fact defective.

9. Cancellation and Returns
9.1. Orders may be cancelled at any time prior to the goods being dispatched unless they have been made specifically to the Buyers instructions.
9.2. Under the EU Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000, you may cancel the goods purchased (other than commissioned items) by sending a notice of cancellation by email to customer.services@thesmartart.net. The Seller must receive the notice of cancellation within 7 days of the date of delivery of the goods. As soon as we receive your order to cancel we will refund the relevant portion of your order if it has not yet been dispatched. If it has been dispatched, you will be responsible for the cost of returning the goods and your refund for the goods will be processed on their arrival. The Seller recommends the use of registered delivery for your protection and peace of mind. The Seller will send you an email to let you know that your refund has been processed. This will end the Seller's liability to you.
9.3. No Contract shall be cancelled nor shall any Goods which are in accordance with the Contract be returned without prior written approval of the Seller and on terms to be determined at the absolute discretion of the Seller.
9.4. Unless the Seller at its discretion decides otherwise, if the Seller agrees to accept the return of any such Goods then a) the Buyer will be liable for the cost of remedying any damage to the Goods returned where such damage has, in the opinion of the Seller, been caused by the Goods being inadequately packaged by the Buyer or through the Buyer's fault. b) The Seller reserves the right to apply a handling and restocking charge of 25% on Goods which are returned if they were ordered in the Buyer's error or are no longer required by the Buyer.

10. Force Majeure
10.1. The Seller will not be under any liability whatsoever in the event that the Seller is prevented or delayed from supplying or making delivery of any Goods by any reason or cause beyond the Seller's control.

11. No Waiver
11.1. The Seller's failure to insist upon strict performance of any provision of these Conditions shall not be deemed to be a waiver of its rights or remedies in respect of any present or future default of the Buyer in performance or compliance with any of these conditions.

12. Liability
12.1. Except as may be implied by law where the Buyer is dealing as a consumer, in the event of any breach of these Conditions by the Seller the remedies of the Buyer shall be limited to damages which shall in no circumstances exceed the price of the Goods and the Seller shall under no circumstances be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damage.

13. Dispute
13.1. In the event of a dispute between the Buyer and the Seller, should the Seller in writing require, the Buyer agrees to submit the dispute for arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration Rules and Laws presently in force as a legally binding alternative to Court action.