ABOUT FLAT SPACE ART
An art advisory service for private clients and organisations, as well as curating and producing art projects around the world.
Advice on starting a collection or managing and building an existing one
In-depth market research and analysis to acquire artworks at fair market value
Sourcing ‘much demand’ works and negotiating these purchases on our clients’ behalf
Guidance and representation on buying and sending art to auction
Managing commissions and site-specific artworks
Administering museum loans on behalf of our clients
Proposing and acquiring artworks for residential and commercial property developments
We respect your right to privacy. You do not have to provide any personal information to use this site. Where we invite you to supply your contact details it will be for the purpose stated and to enable you to take advantage of any additional services, or information we offer that may be of interest to you.
The details that you supply may be added to our database of contacts. Our database is only used by us or by selected third parties acting on our instructions and on our behalf, for client administration and fulfilment of client services, for our own marketing and business development purposes and to send articles, briefings or other materials or notices of upcoming events that we think may be of interest to you. We will not sell, rent or otherwise distribute your personal data.
By using our website, you give your consent to the collection and use of your personal data in the manner set out in this policy. If you would like to see the information we hold about you on our database, or wish to be removed from the database or any mailing lists, please email or firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.
If you would like to keep in touch, please use the same email address to inform us of any changes to your contact details.
Flat Space Art is registered as a Data Controller on the Public Register of Data Controllers maintained by the Information Commissioners Office in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
We adhere to the 8 core data protection principles contained in Schedule 1 to the Data Protection Act 1998 when processing personal data:
1. We will process all personal data fairly and lawfully
2. Personal data shall only be obtained for specified and lawful purposes
3. Personal data obtained will be adequate, relevant and not excessive for the purpose requested
4. The personal data held will be accurate and where required, kept up to date
5. We shall not retain personal data for longer than is necessary for the purpose obtained
6. We shall process personal data in accordance with rights afforded by the Data Protection Act 1998
7. We take appropriate measures to safeguard personal data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and accidental loss or destruction or damage
8. Personal data will not be transferred to a country outside of the European Economic Area unless that country has adequate levels of protection for the rights and freedoms of those whose data is being processed.
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Cookies may also remember preferences, enable statistics to be gathered anonymously about the number of visitors to a site, which areas of the site are most accessed and enable the user to perform certain functions - such as sign up to a members only area, or purchase goods from a shopping or auction function.
Some Cookies collect information about your browsing habits to deliver adverts to you and may share this information with other organisations such as advertisers. Targeting or advertising Cookies are often part of the site functionality provided by other organizations such as Amazon and YouTube for example.
There are different types of Cookies for different uses and to capture different types of information. ‘First party Cookies’ are set by the website you are visiting and can only be looked at by that website. ‘Third party Cookies’ are set by a party other than the owner of the website for example to enable a video to be watched on the site, or for advertising purposes. When you visit our website, we use the following Cookies:
‘Strictly necessary Cookies’: these ensure that our website works effectively - for navigation purposes, and to enable access to a service on the site that is explicitly requested by the user - such as access to a separate members area, or remembering information being input onto a form to ensure it is not lost if the page refreshes. ‘Analytical and functional Cookies’: these allow us to anonymously monitor the number of visitors to our site, and see how they use the site. They also help us to remember the preferences a user may have set for browsing and to recognise a user on a return visit. The use of these Cookies helps us to understand if the content we place is relevant and whether the site easy to navigate and an enjoyable and interesting experience. This enables us to continually enhance our site’s functionality and content.
By visiting and browsing our website, you give your implied consent to the storage of these Cookies on your computer or device. We deliver audio and video content that may use flash Cookies for functionality. We offer sharing and social media tools such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Google plus, YouTube, as well as links to the TED site and to the websites of some of our collaborators. If you access these, those sites set a variety of Cookies that are not within our control. We do not use targeting or advertising Cookies that collect information from your browsing habits to deliver advertising to you. We are required by law to request your specific consent to the use of targeting or advertising Cookies.
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Please note that if you decide to block Cookies, this may prevent you from being able to access all or parts of our website.
Payment and Shipping
By purchasing anything through us, you agree to be bound by our terms and conditions. -If you are under 18 years of age you may not purchase goods from us. -‘’Carrier’’ refers to anybody contracted by our artists or ourselves to deliver goods from us to you. -‘’Our Website’’ is all of the computing hardware and software that makes up our site. -‘’Goods’’ refers to anything we are selling on our website -‘’Content’’ refers to any information on our site, published by us, or anybody else with our consent
2.The contract between us, and you the purchaser
Goods advertised may sometimes be unavailable -Your order will be accepted by confirmation email. The email will also confirm details of your order, and a dispatch date will follow. This is when our contract with you is made. Prices may increase from those posted on our site Terms may change. The terms that apply to you are those here on our site on the day you place your order -All descriptions of the goods are given by the artist, and may not be accurate. Therefore any such description does not form part of this agreement. -If any of the goods you order are unavailable you will be offered alternatives prior to us dispatching your order. In this event you can: accept the alternatives, cancel the order or, tell us to just omit the item which is out of stock -If you are owed money by us for this or any other reason, your debit or credit card will be credited as soon as practicable, but no later than 30 days from the order date -Your contract is with us, and the artist, but you may not communicate under any circumstances with our artists in regard to sales, commissions, refunds or returns
3. Your information
You must supply us with accurate and up to date information about yourself, to enable us to deliver your goods -We will try to respond to any dissatisfaction you have, as long as you contact us within three months of your purchase
4. Price and Payment
The full price of your order must be paid before we can dispatch any part of it charges will be borne by us. You will be responsible for any charges relating to a payment made in a currency other than pounds sterling -Any details we give regarding exchange rates are only approximate and may vary
The carrier will deliver to the address given in your order. Someone must be there to accept the delivery -If we are unable to make delivery within 30 days of your order date, you will be notified by email to arrange another delivery date The goods may be delivered in installments if not all the goods are available at the same time
6. Returns and Refunds
You are buying goods by mail order, and you therefore may have a right of cancellation. If you do, the following terms apply; -Any correspondence about the return of goods will be between you and us. The artist must not be contacted directly for any reason. -If you wish to cancel, you must inform us within 14 days of the receipt of your goods -You may not cancel orders for specially commissioned goods -The goods must be returned to the artist within 21 days with both goods and packaging undamaged -The goods must be securely wrapped and include our delivery slip -The goods are returned at your risk and cost -When the artist receives the goods we will credit your debit or credit card with the full purchase price -If the goods are not returned you are liable to us for the cost -We are not obligated to collect goods from you, but if we do, you must pay the cost. -Ordered commissions cannot be returned
1 - Acceptance of Terms
1.1 - Your access to and use of flatspaceart.com (‘the Website’) and any Services referred to in Clause 2, is subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions. You will not use the Website/Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. By using the Website/Services you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions you must immediately stop using the Website/Services. 1.2 - We reserve the right to update or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and your continued use of the Website/Services following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is therefore your responsibility to check the Terms and Conditions regularly for any changes.
2 - The Services
The Website may provide communication tools such as image galleries, administration areas, email, bulletin boards, chat areas, news groups, forums and/or other message or communication facilities (‘the Services’) designed to enable you to communicate with others. Unless stated otherwise the Services are for your personal and non-commercial use only.
3 - Child Supervision
We are concerned about the safety and privacy of our users, particularly children. Parents who wish to allow their children access to and use of the Website/Services should supervise such access and use. By allowing your child access to the Website/Services you are allowing your child access to all of the Services. It is therefore your responsibility to determine which Services are appropriate for your child. Always use caution when revealing personally identifiable information about yourself of your children via any of the Services.
We are committed to responsible data management and subscribe to the principals of the data protection legislation in the UK. We are committed to maintaining the privacy of our users and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. If you register for any of the Services you will be asked to provide basic personal information. The information provided by you is not available for sale or use by third parties. The information is used solely for notifying you of changes or updates to the Website/Services.
5 - User Account, Password and Security
If a particular Service requires you to open an account you will be required to complete the registration process by providing certain information and registering a username and password for use with that Service. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password and also for all activities which take place under your account. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security. In no event will flatspaceart.com or any companies associated with flatspaceart.com be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever resulting from the disclosure of your username and/or password. You may not use another person’s account at any time, without the express permission of the account holder.
6 - Acceptable Use
6.1 – You acknowledge that all information, text, graphics, logos, photographs, images, moving images, sound, illustrations and other materials (‘the Content’), whether posted publicly or transmitted privately, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. We do not control or endorse the Content and cannot guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content and you acknowledge that by using the Website/Services you may be exposed to Content that is offensive and/or indecent. flatspaceart.com or any companies associated with flatspaceart.com will not be liable in any way for any Content or for any loss or damage of any kind resulting from the use of any Content transmitted via the Services and you agree to bear all risks associated with the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy or completeness of such Content. 6.2 – In using the Website/Services you agree not to: 6.2.1 – use the Services to send junk email, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other unsolicited messages, commercial or otherwise; 6.2.2 – post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that is defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, threatening, abusive, harassing or unlawful; 6.2.3 – post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that incites discrimination, hate or violence towards any person or group on account of their race, religion, disability, nationality or otherwise; 6.2.4 – threaten abuse, disrupt, stalk or otherwise violate the legal rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of others; 6.2.5 – use any information or material in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark patent or other proprietary right of any party; 6.2.6 – make unavailable or upload files that contain a virus, worm, Trojan or corrupt data that may damage the operation of the computer or property of another; 6.2.7 – collect or store personal information about others, including email addresses; 6.2.8 – advertise or offer to buy or sell goods or services for any commercial purpose, unless such communication facility specifically allows such messages; 6.2.9 – impersonate any person or entity for the purpose of misleading others; 6.2.10 – violate any applicable laws or regulations; 6.2.11 – use the Website/Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Website/Services or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Website/Services; 6.2.12 – post, publish, distribute or disseminate material or information that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information or confidential information disclosed in the course of employment or under a confidentiality agreement); 6.2.13 – attempt to gain unauthorized access to any of the Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Website/Services through hacking, password mining or any other means. 6.3 – We have no obligation to monitor the Services but shall be entitled to review materials posted to a communications facility and, at our sole discretion, to remove any material that breaches these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise objectionable.
7 - Links To Third Party Websites
The Website/Services may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that flatspaceart.com or any companies associated with flatspaceart.com is not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.
8 - Indemnity
You agree to indemnify and hold flatspaceart.com or companies associated with flatspaceart.com harmless from and against any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions and any claim or demand brought against flatspaceart.com or any companies associated with flatspaceart.com by any third party arising out of your use of the Services and/or any Content submitted, posted or transmitted through the Services, including without limitation, all claims, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses) howsoever suffered or incurred by flatspaceart.com or companies associated with flatspaceart.com in consequence of your breach of these Terms and Conditions.
9 - Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
9.1 – Use of the Website/Services is at your own risk. The Website/Services are provided on an ‘AS IS’ and ‘AS AVAILABLE’ basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. 9.2 – To the extent permitted by law, flatspaceart.com and companies associated with flatspaceart.com will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website/Services. 9.3 – flatspaceart.com or companies associated with flatspaceart.com makes no warranty that the Website/Services will meet your requirements, that Content will be accurate or reliable, that the functionality of the Website/Services will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website/Services or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive. 9.4 – flatspaceart.com or companies associated with flatspaceart.com is not responsible in any way for any artwork sales that you or third parties may engage in. 9.5 – flatspaceart.com or companies associated with flatspaceart.com reserve the right to refuse use of the Services. 9.6 – flatspaceart.com or companies associated with flatspaceart.com reserve the right to refuse or remove images or text posted on the Website.
10 - Severance
If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
11 Governing Law
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed on accordance with the law of England and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
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