Terms and Conditions Etching House

By proceeding with a purchase you here by accept the Etching House terms and conditions within this web site.

Payment Methods Etching House accepts bank deposit, Master Card or Visa card, please note a surcharge fee on cards may apply subject to the amount.

Payment means – cleared funds and full payment is received by Etching House – Please see additional notes under – *Payment using Credit Cards.

International payment is by direct bank transfer only.

Receipt for Payments – payment receipt by email is available.

Lay Buy – Payment Plan – Etching House offers payment plan, 20% deposit, up to 12 months to pay the balance, there are no finance fees, it’s a service designed to help customers buy art without straining their budgets.

Lay Buy  – Payment Plan details 20% deposit is required, the buyer chooses an amount, nominates a suitable term to pay the balance (caped at 12 months) a buyer should make periodic payments however small during the term, items will be delivered when fully paid for. During the term should an item become damaged or lost or no longer available, Etching House will replace the item or refund all payments received to date. Please note, choose items carefully, Etching House dose not operate a change of mind policy. Default of the payment plan means the deposit plus GST will be non-refundable, Etching House reserves the right to on sell the item first before refunding payments made, this will be done in a reasonable and timely manner. By Paying the deposit the buyer accepts the terms and conditions of this lay Buy Payment plan.

Correspondence – is strictly by email to rolf@etchinghouse.com.au or in writing to Etching House PO Box 408 Camden 2570, please note SMS services should not be relied on..

Refunds – Please choose goods carefully. Etching House dose not operate a change of mind policy.

Delivery procedure will commence once cleared funds have been received, and outstanding items example, framing, printing artist signing have been completed,

Delivery times – (a) may vary to times indicated, (b) Items shipped will be tracked, insured (optional), signature required.(c) Etching House is not responsible for delivery delays caused by circumstances out of its control.

International Delivery – Customs, tax, import matters, delays, local costs in the destination country are wholly the responsibility of the buyer – customer. Etching House suggest the buyer – customer investigated matters prior to placing an order.

Insurance – Appropriate Insurance will be purchased by the request of the buyer or at the discretion of Etching House at the time of shipping, in the event of loss or damage, Etching House has the right to replace the item, or provide a refund. Claims will be limited to that provided by the insurance cover purchased at time of shipment.

Exchange –The exchange of items will be at the discretion of Etching House.

Warranty New items. All warranty claims will be limited to only that offered by the originator, manufacturer, designer, supplier of materials or services. Etching House offers no warranty on goods or services.

*Payment using credit cards Please Note, 1) ownership of items will not transfer until cleared funds have been received in full. 2) Visa or MasterCard Credit cards may have a surcharge applied.

3) Etching House does not keep card information once payment has been processed, nor share buyers information with third parties., Etching House will not be responsible for any damages, consequential losses (whether direct or indirect) suffered by a customer whose credit card is fraudulently used or is used in an unauthorized manner. Etching House is not responsible for Credit Card information emailed or sent by SMS.

Warranty Preowned Items – items for resale are sold in as is condition with no warranty.

Handling Unpacking of Goods It is important that the handling or unpacking of items be left to a professional such as a qualified archival framer. Only white cotton gloves should be used at all times. Etching House checks all items thoroughly prior to shipping.

Framing – Framed Items – 1) hanging of framed items should be done by a qualified person/services. 2) Etching House is not the framing service. 3) Etching House at the request of the buyer simply arranges framing for and on behalf of the buyer. 4) Etching House does not charge the buyer a premium for framing. 5) Etching House on behalf of the buyer relies wholly on the services of the framer/framing service and any claims arising are strictly limited to faulty workmanship or materials.

Consignment stock – Etching House carries no insurance for consignment stock, all care will be taken but Etching House is not responsible for loss or damage.

Care of purchased items – Please see care and info section on this Etching House web site http://etchinghouse.com.au/care-information/ or go to the menu bar at the top of any page and click on care and info. Artwork or any decorative material should not be exposed to excessive levels of light natural or artificial, nor should it be placed in a cold damp, hot, or high humidity area. Feel free to ask any questions by contacting Etching House – go to our contact page http://etchinghouse.com.au/contact-us/

Conditions and Terms General, by using the Etching House web site, you agree to be bound by these terms of use and also to the provisions of our Copyright Statement. We reserve the right at any time to change or add to this web site, including the terms of use. If any provision of these terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of law, such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remainder of the terms of use which will continue in full force and effect.

Copyright notice and Artists’ copyright protection This web site is the copyright property of Etching House and all works featured are also protected by copyright law. All images are protected by international copyright laws and are the property of the artist. You may download, display or print and reproduce this material in unaltered form only (retaining this notice) for your personal, non-commercial use. Apart from any use as permitted under the Copyright Act, 1968, you may not, in any form or by any means: (a) Adapt, reproduce, store, distribute, transmit, print, display, perform, publish or create derivative works from any part of this web site; or (b) Commercialize any information, products or services obtained from any part of this web site, without the written permission of Etching House or the respective artist.

Trade marks This web site contains trademarks of Etching House. No license, interest or right to or in any such trademarks of Etching House is granted to or conferred upon you. Any reproduction or use of any of the content on this site, without the express written consent of Etching House or unless expressly authorized by law, is prohibited. If you use any of Etching House’s trademarks to refer to our activities, products or services, you must include a statement attributing those trademarks to us. You must not use any of our trademarks: (a) In or as the whole or part of your own trademarks; (b) In connection with activities, products or services which are not ours; (c) In a manner which may be confusing, misleading or deceptive; or (d) In a manner that disparages us or our information, products or services.

Linked web sites This web site may contain links to other web sites. Those links are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. Links to those web sites should not be construed as any endorsement, approval, recommendation or preference by us of the owners or operators of those web sites, or for any information, products or services referred to on those other web sites. Any party seeking to link to this site either directly or from within a frameset must first seek consent from Etching House.

Disclaimer – 19-09-07 Etching House to be read in conjunction with other items in this segment Etching House has undertaken all reasonable measures to ensure that the information on its web site is accurate and specifically disclaims any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, which is incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly of the use and application of any of the contents.

Prices, availability of items, general terms and conditions may vary without notice. Pages retrieved using this Search Engine might retrieve out of date material. Whilst we endeavour to update the information on the Etching House web site, we cannot guarantee that retrieved information will not be outdated and/or out of context.

Etching House accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any material contained herein and recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use. Links to other websites are inserted for convenience and do not constitute endorsement of material at those sites, or any associated organization, product or service. The material on this site may include views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of Etching House, or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action. The listing of a person or organization in any part of this website in no way implies any form of endorsement by the Etching House of the products or services provided by that person or organization. Any information given or offered by staff should be seen as information only. Inquirers should not alter their circumstances or act upon expectations arising from such information.

Contact details If you have any further questions regarding the Etching House web site or the services offered by Etching House please contact Etching House direct on 0413 007 054.

APPLICABLE LAWS

These terms and conditions are governed by, and you agree to submit to, the laws applicable in the State of New South Wales, Australia.