Agreement between User and Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio
Welcome to Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio. The Mercedesdalles.com website (the "Site") is comprised of various web pages operated by Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio. Mercedesdalles.com is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the "Terms"). Your use of Mercedesdalles.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.
Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio (and Mercedesdalles.com) is a service and commerce company offering Fine Art Paintings, Commissioned Paintings, Reproductions, Other Products & Goods, Resources, Consultations, and all other products or services.
Rights to Artwork and Images
All artwork, images, and graphics are the sole property of Mercedes Dalles-Steffen and may not be used by any third party without written permission.
Copying or reproducing artwork created by Mercedes Dalles-Steffen (as seen on Mercedesdalles.com, or elsewhere) is strictly prohibited without written permission from the artist.
Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio retains all rights to all artwork until it has been purchased by a private or public collector at which time the collector receives the right to display the artwork in their home or business.
Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio retains all rights to the image of all artwork including the rights to the image of sold & commissioned original paintings.
Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio retains the right to make REPRODUCTIONS OF ANY AND ALL ARTWORK CREATED BY Mercedes Dalles-Steffen UNLESS THE COLLECTOR HAS PURCHASED THE FULL OR PARTIAL RIGHTS TO THE ARTWORK in addition to purchasing the original painting.
Collectors of reproductions have the right to display the artwork in their home or business but retain no other rights to the artwork.
Any image of the interior which includes the artwork in a 3rd party publication (such as social media, magazine, or book) must come with attribution (artwork title, artists name).
All other uses must be agreed to in advance in writing.
Visiting Mercedesdalles.com or sending emails to Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.
Children Under Thirteen
Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use Mercedesdalles.com only with permission of a parent or guardian.
Reproductions and non-original products: You may cancel your order within the first 24 hours. After 24 hours a 15% restocking fee will be applied. Returns and exchanges are handled on a case-by-case basis. We are not liable for any mishandling or failed delivery by the shipping service (USPS or UPS). Please contact M_Dalles@yahoo.com within 7 days of receiving your artwork.
Original Paintings: All sales of original artwork are final. Orders canceled within the first 24 hours will incur a 20% restocking & re-marketing fee. Returns or exchanges of original work are not available except for the most extreme situations.
Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services
Mercedesdalles.com may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio and Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via Mercedesdalles.com are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the Mercedesdalles.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio may share such information and data with any third party with whom Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of Mercedesdalles.com users and customers.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio Content accessed through Mercedesdalles.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio in asserting any available defenses.
Class Action Waiver
Any arbitration under these Terms and Conditions will take place on an individual basis; class arbitrations and class/representative/collective actions are not permitted. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT A PARTY MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN EACH'S INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PUTATIVE CLASS, COLLECTIVE AND/ OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING, SUCH AS IN THE FORM OF A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION AGAINST THE OTHER. Further, unless both you and Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio agree otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person's claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. MERCEDES DALLES-STEFFEN STUDIO AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
MERCEDES DALLES-STEFFEN STUDIO AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. MERCEDES DALLES-STEFFEN STUDIO AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Washington and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Washington in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
Changes to Terms
Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which Mercedesdalles.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
Mercedes Dalles-Steffen Studio welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:
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Effective as of May 1, 2021