Terms and Conditions

 

 

In using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions:

 

 

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: "Client", “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. "The Company", “Ourselves”, “We” and "Us", refers to our Company: COLLINS FINE ART LTD, Agais Fylaxeos & Zinonos Rossidi 2, 1st floor, P.O. Box 59655, 4011 Limassol, Cyprus, Registration number 344815. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing English Law. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

 

 

Privacy Statement
We are committed to protecting your privacy. Authorized employees within the company on a need to know basis only use any information collected from individual customers. We constantly review our systems and data to ensure the best possible service to our customers. Parliament has created specific offences for unauthorised actions against computer systems and data. We will investigate any such actions with a view to prosecuting and/or taking civil proceedings to recover damages against those responsible

 


Confidentiality

Client records are regarded as confidential and therefore will not be divulged to any third party, other than if legally required to do so to the appropriate authorities. Clients have the right to request sight of, and copies of any and all Client Records we keep, on the proviso that we are given reasonable notice of such a request. Clients are requested to retain copies of any literature issued in relation to the provision of our services. Where appropriate, we shall issue Client’s with appropriate written information, handouts or copies of records as part of an agreed contract, for the benefit of both parties.

 

We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any emails sent by this Company will only be in connection with the provision of agreed services and products.

 

 

Disclaimer

Exclusions and Limitations
The information on this web site is provided on an "as is" basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, this Company:

  • excludes all representations and warranties relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or the Company’s literature; and
  • excludes all liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised this Company of the possibility of such potential loss), damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the data thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages.

This Company does not however exclude liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence. The above exclusions and limitations apply only to the extent permitted by law. None of your statutory rights as a consumer are affected.

 

 

Payment

Bank Wire transfer, all major Credit/Debit Cards – e.g. VISA/MasterCard, Western Union, Skrill are all acceptable methods of payment. Our Terms are payment in full within thirty days. All goods remain the property of the Company until paid for in full. Monies that remains outstanding by the due date will incur late payment interest at the rate of 2% above the prevailing Bank of England's base rate on the outstanding balance until such time as the balance is paid in full and final settlement. We reserve the right to seek recovery of any monies remaining unpaid sixty days from the date of invoice via collection Agencies and/or through the Small Claims Court in the event that the outstanding balance does not exceed £3000. In such circumstances, you shall be liable for any and all additional administrative and/or court costs.

 

 

Cancellation Policy

Minimum 24 hours notice of cancellation required. Notification for instance, in person, via email, mobile phone ‘text message’ and/or fax, or any other means will be accepted subject to confirmation in writing. We reserve the right to levy a £30 charge to cover any subsequent administrative expenses.

 

 

Termination of Agreements and Return Policy

You may, within 7 working days of receipt of your order, return any item in unused, original condition for a full refund. In this case, you will receive a full refund of the price paid for the products in accordance with our refunds policy set out below.. If you wish to return items, you must inform us in writing. You must also return the product(s) to us immediately, in the same condition in which you received them, and at your own cost and risk. You have a legal obligation to take reasonable care of the products while they are in your possession. If you fail to comply with this obligation, we may have a right of action against you for compensation.

The return package, including written details of the reason for return, must be sent to the following address:

COLLINS FINE ART LTD, Agais Fylaxeos & Zinonos Rossidi 2, 1st floor, P.O. Box 59655, 4011 Limassol, Cyprus

 

Refund Policy

If you return items within the period mentioned above and in accordance with the terms of our Returns Policy, we will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any case, within 30 days of receiving the returned items. In this case, we will refund the price of the product in full, excluding a refund of the original delivery charges charged to you. You will be responsible for returning the item to us in its original condition and all postal costs or other costs incurred when returning the product(s).

If you return the product because you are claiming that it is defective we will examine the returned product and will notify you of our findings and confirm whether you are entitled to a refund on the grounds that the product was defective.

 

Availability

Delivery will be by national post or courier within 30 days of the Shipping Confirmation (subject to any events that are beyond our reasonable control).

Deliveries can only be made world wide. Delivery charges are as shown on the product page. For deliveries to certain areas including, but not limited to, Latin America, South Africa, Middle Eas an additional charge may be required – if this is the case we will contact you by telephone or e-mail and the additional charge must be paid prior to the despatch of your order. Such orders will be shipped by an express courier service, with a 3 day door to door delivery.

Delivery charges will be dependant on the weight of the products ordered.

 

 

 

Cookies
Like most interactive web sites this Company’s website [or ISP] uses cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies are used in some areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting. Some of our affiliate partners may also use cookies.

 

 

Links to this website
You may not create a link to any page of this website without our prior written consent. If you do create a link to a page of this website you do so at your own risk and the exclusions and limitations set out above will apply to your use of this website by linking to it.

 

 

Links from this website
We do not monitor or review the content of other party’s websites which are linked to from this website. Opinions expressed or material appearing on such websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by us and should not be regarded as the publisher of such opinions or material. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices, or content, of these sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site & to read the privacy statements of these sites. You should evaluate the security and trustworthiness of any other site connected to this site or accessed through this site yourself, before disclosing any personal information to them. This Company will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, howsoever caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.

 

 

Copyright Notice
Copyright and other relevant intellectual property rights exists on all text relating to the Company’s services and the full content of this website.

 

Communication
We have several different e-mail addresses for different queries. These, & other contact information, can be found on our Contact Us link on our website or via Company literature or via the Company’s stated telephone, facsimile or mobile telephone numbers.

 

This company is registered in Cyprus, COLLINS FINE ART LTD, Agais Fylaxeos & Zinonos Rossidi 2, 1st floor, P.O. Box 59655, 4011 Limassol, Cyprus, Registration number 344815.

 

 

Force Majeure

Neither party shall be liable to the other for any failure to perform any obligation under any Agreement which is due to an event beyond the control of such party including but not limited to any Act of God, terrorism, war, Political insurgence, insurrection, riot, civil unrest, act of civil or military authority, uprising, earthquake, flood or any other natural or man made eventuality outside of our control, which causes the termination of an agreement or contract entered into, nor which could have been reasonably foreseen. Any Party affected by such event shall forthwith inform the other Party of the same and shall use all reasonable endeavours to comply with the terms and conditions of any Agreement contained herein.

 

 

Waiver

Failure of either Party to insist upon strict performance of any provision of this or any Agreement or the failure of either Party to exercise any right or remedy to which it, he or they are entitled hereunder shall not constitute a waiver thereof and shall not cause a diminution of the obligations under this or any Agreement. No waiver of any of the provisions of this or any Agreement shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be such and signed by both Parties.

 

 

General

The laws of England and Wales govern these terms and conditions. By accessing this website and buying our products you consent to these terms and conditions and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of such access. If any of these terms are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason (including, but not limited to the exclusions and limitations set out above), then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these terms and the remaining terms will continue to apply. Failure of the Company to enforce any of the provisions set out in these Terms and Conditions and any Agreement, or failure to exercise any option to terminate, shall not be construed as waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these Terms and Conditions or of any Agreement or any part thereof, or the right thereafter to enforce each and every provision. These Terms and Conditions shall not be amended, modified, varied or supplemented except in writing and signed by duly authorised representatives of the Company.

 

 

Notification of Changes

The Company reserves the right to change these conditions from time to time as it sees fit and your continued use of the site will signify your acceptance of any adjustment to these terms. If there are any changes to our privacy policy, we will announce that these changes have been made on our home page and on other key pages on our site. If there are any changes in how we use our site customers’ Personally Identifiable Information, notification by e-mail or postal mail will be made to those affected by this change. Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted on our web site 30 days prior to these changes taking place. You are therefore advised to re-read this statement on a regular basis

 

 

These terms and conditions form part of the Agreement between the Client and ourselves. Your accessing of this website and/or undertaking of a booking or Agreement indicates your understanding, agreement to and acceptance, of the Disclaimer Notice and the full Terms and Conditions contained herein. Your statutory Consumer Rights are unaffected.  

© COLLINS FINE ART LTD, All Rights Reserved

Terms of sale

All items are described to the best of our ability and we do our best to describe each item most accurately as of its current condition and as of current knowledge of the item. All items are offered "as-is". We do not bare any liability for the items sold. Item sold can be returned upon request if the condition or any part of the description has been significantly misinterpreted by our error, items must be returned in exactly the same condition as they were at the time of sale. All items must be considered as used items and thus no guarantees can be implied to the condition different than that which is mentioned in the description. All items in the arts and prints section are offered as in manner of the artist or as after the artist, unless stated otehrvise. In the arts and prints section original refers to a unique artwork, thus one of a kind, either in size or in the depicted picture. Further specifics and characteristics of each item are mentioned in the description of each item. Photos of the item are considered as a part of the description.
Any certificates, provenance or other documentation, mentioned in the description of any item, we do not guarantee the accuracy or such documents, not the origin or authenticity or existence of the issuer of such documents, unless mentioned otherwise in the description of the given item. It is strongly suggested for a buyer or potential buyer to research any documents accompanying an item, and the items it self prior to the sale of item. We do our best to provide all information know to us prior to the sale.

Before shipment each item is packed carefully, in order to prevent any damage during transport, appropriate protective and packing materials are used. All items are shipped as registered, signed for mail, with tracking or by door to door courier, the later is upon individual request of buyer.

Various payment methods are accepted, the most common used are Paypal, Western union and bank wire transfer, other payment methods can be considered upon request.

Notices below are part of the terms of sale.



Notice I
The terms of service and the Notice II are based on the common sale terms under which items are offered in the leading art&antique&collectibles markets, in the leading auction houses and other sellers dealing in this field. Such or similar terms can be found in the terms and condition sections of world reputable art&antique&collectibles dealers.


Notice I.1

VRO – If you are a Verified rights owner and any of the listed item violates your rights any way, please let us know and we will take appropriate action. Please contact us using the contact form or at email: fineartantiques1@gmail.com

If you are not a VRO but you believe any of the offered items violates a copyright or in any other way violates anyones rights please let us know and we will take appropriate action (we can remove an item or contact the previous owner or an owner on whose behalf we are offering the item fur further information)

We do offer numerous items on behalf of our clients, we use our up to date knowledge to evaluate and examine each item, but we are not professional restorers, historians or scholars, thus we can not judge the copyright matters to full extent, thus we offer to fully cooperate with any third party in solving any issues, and acting accordingly, in a timely manner.

We will cooperate in the best of our ability in matters where rights of any one are in violation, we do not intend to offer any such items in any way. Due to the broad range of items it is difficult to exhaustibly examine each item, thus we appreciate any information in this regards.

Notice II

This notice is addressed by the seller to any person who may be interested in an item offered on this webpage, including buyers and potential buyers (including any eventual buyer of an item).

Any additional information, apart from the terms of sale and notices, applicable to a sale of an item may be set out in the description of a listing of the particular item. You should be alert to the possibility of changes in description of each item/listing, terms of sale or other notices and should ask in advance of the sale if there have been any.
Buyers and potential buyers who are themselves not expert in the field of desired item of purchase are advised to seek and obtain independent advice on the offered items (items of interest) and their value before closing a sale agreement. Items are available for inspection (mostly on electronic basis of detailed photographs) prior to the sale for you to satisfy yourself as to each and every aspect of the item, including its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, history, background, authenticity, style, period, age, suitability, quality, origin and value upon request. It should be remembered that the actual condition of an item may not be as that indicated by its outward appearance, in particular parts may have been repaired, renewed or restored. Given the age of many item the lot may have been repaired or restored of a later date. Any reference to a condition in a catalogue or web page listing description may not amount to a full description of condition.

Detailed condition report of any item may be provided upon request free of charge (a fee may be considered depending on the time consumption required to created such report). In describing the lots we will assess the condition in manner appropriate to the price of an item, or estimated value of an item. If you request a condition report, we will do our best to provide such report in timely manner, however we are no obliged to provide such report for any reason and we are not obliged to explain the reason for not providing such report. We will in most cases provide a condition report free of charge. We are not entering a contract with you in respect to the Condition report and accordingly we do not assume responsibility for you to respect it. Nor do we owe or agree to owe you as a buyer or potential buyer any obligation or duty in respect to this Condition report (weather free of charge or weather paid for)
The seller (we) does not make or agree to make any representation of fact or contractual promise, guarantee, warranty and undertakes no obligation or duty weather in contract or in tort in respect to the accuracy or completeness of any statement or representation made by the seller or on sellers belief, which is in any way descriptive of any item or as to the anticipated or selling price of an item.
We do not undertake any obligation to you to examine, investigate or carry out any tests, either in sufficient depth or at all, on each item to establish the accuracy or description or opinions given by us or any person on our behalf weather in description or elsewhere. You should not assume (suppose) that such examinations, investigations or tests have occurred.
Also external expert opinion may be acquired for a non refundable fee upon request. An external professional opinion will be provided for an upfront agreed and paid amount (price) for the service provided.
Any statement as to the physical nature, background, authorship or condition of the item on the webpage, provided documentation or otherwise is given honestly with appropriate care. However we are not trained conservators, professional restorers or scholars and accordingly any such statements will not be exhaustive. We therefore recommend that you always consult your own restorer or other professional adviser in advance of the sale.
If you yourself do not have the expertise to fully examine the item you should consult someone who does advise you, we can assist, for a fee, in arranging facilities for you to carry out or have carried out more detailed inspections and tests. Please contact us for details.


Offered furniture and mechanical devices are offered as items of interest for display purpose or as works of art and may not be usable for their original purpose, or in order to use the items for their original purpose restoration or repairs may be required.

All items are sold on the as-is basis, with all faults and imperfections. Illustrations and photographs contained on the webpage or other form of presentation are for identification purpose only, the photographs of the offered items may not reflect an accurate reproduction of colors of the offered items.

All measurements in the description are approximate, done to the best of our ability.

Prices set for items, are set in our own discretion and may not reflect the market value, and should not be considered as exact estimates, items purchased at this webpage and resold may be sold above or below the original purchase price, depending on further examinations of items and on future market conditions.

The seller (we) does not make or agree to make any representation of fact or contractual promise, guarantee, warranty and undertakes no obligation or duty weather in contract or in tort in respect to the accuracy or completeness of any statement or representation made by the seller or on sellers belief, which is in any way descriptive of any item or as to the anticipated or selling price of an item.
We do not undertake any obligation to you to examine, investigate or carry out any tests, either in sufficient depth or at all, on each item to establish the accuracy or description or opinions given by us or any person on our behalf weather in description or elsewhere. You should not assume (suppose) that such examinations, investigations or tests have occurred. Buyers purchase the items at their own risk and will be responsible for obtaining any analysis, tests or other reports.

We do reserve the right at our sole discretion to refuse a sale of an item without stating a reason. We do reserve a right to remove(withdraw) items from the offered listing without stating a reason.

We may change the terms of sale, description or any part of the Notice prior to the sale. We may insert further information to the description or Notice prior to the sale or make an email/oral announcement prior to the sale. You should be alert to the possibility of changes and ask if there have been any.

An item will not be available for collection or shipment until payment in full and in cleared funds have been made (unless a special arrangement / agreement with the buyer).

We are not liable (weather in negligence or otherwise) for any error or , innacurracy, misdescription or omission in any description of an item, or price of an item in respect of it weather contained on this webpage, weather given orally or in writing or otherwise and weather given during or before the sale. We will not be liable for any loss of business, profits, revenue, income or for loss of reputation, or for disruption of business or wasted time on the management or staff or for indirect losses or consequential damages of any kind, irrespective in any case of nature, volume or source of the loss or damage alleged to be suffered and irrespective of weather the said loss or damage is caused by or claimed in respect of any negligence, other tort, breach of contract (if any) or statutory duty, restitution claim or otherwise. If any circumstances where we are liable in relation to any item, it’s description or sale, or the conduct of sale in relation to the item, our liability will be limited to payment of a sum which will not exceed by way of maximum of a purchase price paid by the buyer irrespective of weather the liability arises from negligence, other tort, breach of contract(if any) or statutory duty or otherwise.

Our duty to you while the item is at your risk and/or your property is in our custody and/or control is to exercise reasonable care in relation to it, but we will not be responsible for damage to the item or to other persons or things caused by:

- handling of the lot if it was affected by woodworm at the time of sale to you by woodworm and any damage is caused as a result of it being affected by woodworm; or
- changes in atmospheric pressure; nor we will be liable for:
Damage to gilded picture frames, plaster picture frames and other types of frames, or picture frame glass, unless they are not sold separately as a work of art, and if the lot is or becomes dangerous, we may dispose it and we will be under no liability to you for doing so.

Please note that it is the buyers responsibility to determine and satisfy the requirements of any applicable laws and regulations applying to the export or import of property. We do not accept the liability for errors or for failing to mark lots containing protected or regulated property of any kind (e.g. regulated animal species, CITES etc.)

Fitness of purpose – items sold are enormously varied in terms of age, category and condition and may be purchased for variety of purposes. Unless otherwise specifically agreed, no promise is made that a lot is fit for any particular purpose

Attributions, etc.
Any statements made by us on this webpage, or elsewhere orally or in writing or otherwise concerning attribution to for example an artist, school, or country of origin, or history, or provenance, or any date or period are expressions of our own belief. Our opinions and beliefs are formed honestly and in accordance with the standard of care reasonably to be expected. It must be clearly understood, however, that, due to the nature and amount of items, we are unable to carry out exhaustive research of the kind undertaken by for example historians and scholars and also that, as research develops and scholarship and expertise evolve opinions on these matters may change. We therefore recommend that you make your own research or seek professional consultants advice prior to the sale.

The copyright in all images, illustrations or written material produced by or for us relating to offered items, including the contents of this webpage, is and shall remain at all times property of Us and shall not be used by the buyer or anyone else without our prior written consent. We make no representation or warranty that the buyer of any property will acquire any copyright or other reproduction rights in it.

If any part of the Terms of service and Notices if found by any court to be invalid, that part shall be discounted and the rest of the Terms of service and Notices shall continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

The rights and obligations of the parties with respect to the Terms of service and Notices, the conduct of the sale and any matters connected with any of the foregoing shall be governed and interpreted by the law of our choosing. By agreeing to the sale, weather orally, written or by other means the buyer shall be deemed to have submitted for the benefit of Us, to the exclusive jurisdiction of the court of our choosing.

Returns – as the goods sold are in most cases considered as used goods, returns are not applicable. Exceptions can be agreed on under special circumstances. The maximum refund will amount to the purchase price paid for by the buyer. The item must be returned in the same condition as at the time of the sale.