Last updated, Nov 12, 2014.
The Next Canvas is an online gallery (www.thenextcanvas.com) that introduces and sells vibrant artworks by up and coming Ethiopian artists. It’s also a platform for highlighting new developments, discussions, and events related to Ethiopian art.
The Next Canvas provides a service of selling and purchasing original works of art by displaying digital images of artwork.
Certain areas of the Site and your access to certain Services may have different terms and conditions posted or may require you to agree with and accept additional terms and conditions. If there is a conflict between these Terms and the terms and conditions posted for a specific area of the Site or for specific Services, the latter terms and conditions shall take precedence with respect to your use of or access to that area of the Site or Services.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE OR SERVICES OR BY SELLING OR PURCHASING A WORK ON OR THROUGH THE SITE OR SERVICES OR BY POSTING ANY CONTENT ON THE SITE BLOG, YOU ARE INDICATING THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, THEN YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO ACCESS OR USE THE SITE OR SERVICES.
Modification: The Next Canvas.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, discontinue or terminate the Site or Services or to modify these Terms, at any time and without prior notice. If we modify these Terms, we will post the modification on the Site or provide you with notice of the modification. We will also update the "Last Updated Date". By continuing to access or use the Site or Services after we have posted a modification on the Site or have provided you with notice of a modification, you are indicating that you agree to be bound by the modified Terms.
Eligibility: The Site and Services are intended solely for persons who are 18 or older. Any access to or use of the Site or Services by anyone under 18 is expressly prohibited. By accessing or using the Site or Services you represent and warrant that you are 18 or older.
Listing/selling Works on the Site: Only artwork created by Ethiopian/Ethiopian born artists is posted and sold on the Site. You may submit images for original works of art that you have created and that you desire to sell through the Site and Services. You may submit artworks of other artists represented by you or by the legal art entity you represent; such as an art gallery or Artist Association/s provided that you have an agreement to do so with the artists you represent. However, you may not provide listings of original works of art that were created by another artist as your own or without a written consent of permission.
The Next Canvas will work with you to select and price artworks that will be featured on the website; classified into a gallery corresponding to your style and genre. A profile page will also be created for you and your artworks will be linked to your profile page that will be accessible by browsers and potential buyers.
In order to submit your artwork for listing on The Next Canvas, please contact The Next Canvas at email@example.com. All relevant and applicable terms and conditions will be taken up through a specific contractual agreement that will be entered by you and The Next Canvas. Further details will be outlined after you contact The Next Canvas to list or sell your art.
You acknowledge that The Next Canvas reserves the right to promote the online gallery through various medias and platforms - such as use, reproduce, distribute, publicly display, crop, resize, copy, and broadcast copies of the original work of art in any form, medium or technology now known or later developed for the purpose of promoting The Next Canvas Site and the Services.
The Next Canvas will not reproduce the images of your original artwork for commercial purposes - unless a separate arrangement is made with you/owner/creator or legal manager of the art work, to undertake such reproductions in formats agreed upon. However, The Next Canvas will not be held accountable in any form if a third party not affiliated with the Site undertakes reproduction of your images in whatever format for promotional or commercial gain.
Purchaser Terms and Conditions: Purchases of Original Works of Art: You may purchase original works of art that are listed on the site. When you purchase such artwork through the Site and Services, you are purchasing the work from The Next Canvas and not from the artist identified on the listing for such work. All prices, commissions, fees and other amounts referred to in these Terms, including any prices, commissions and fees set forth on the Site, are stated in U.S. dollars
Returning your purchase: All original paintings are shipped WITHOUT FRAME. You can return your purchased artwork, undamaged, for a full refund within 7 days of receiving your purchase. Please go to Returns to notify us of your decision to return your purchased artwork and to start your return process.
Upon receiving your returned artwork, The Next Canvas will issue you a full refund of your purchase to your original method of payment, approximately within 5-10 business days. You will receive an email notifying you of the refund. Please note that The Next Canvas does not reimburse the outgoing or return shipping charges unless the return is due to a defect in quality.
Order Cancellations: The Next Canvas reserves the right to cancel any order for artwork placed via the Site and Services if The Next Canvas determines, in its sole discretion, that the item is mispriced, out of stock, discontinued, or otherwise unavailable at the price listed via the Site and Services. If The Next Canvas cancels an order placed via the Site and Services, you will receive an email notification of such cancellation and you will not be charged for your order.
Color of Images: You understand and agree that The Next Canvas uses commercially reasonable efforts to display the colors of original works of art via the Site and Services. However, because individual computer monitors may display colors differently, The Next Canvas is not responsible for the color accuracy of any artwork displayed on the Site and Services, and disclaims all liability in this regard.
Links: The Site may contain links to third-party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that The Next Canvas is not responsible or liable for the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources; their content, products, or services. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by The Next Canvas of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available from such websites or resources. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.
Indemnity: You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold The Next Canvas, its officers, directors, employees and agents, harmless from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of the Site, use of Services, The Next Canvas Blog/The Konjo Space/ or your violation of these Terms.
Limitation of Liability: You acknowledge and agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the entire risk arising out of your access to and use of the Site, Services, The Next Canvas Content remains with you. Neither The Next Canvas nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Site, Services, Site Content will be liable for any incidental, special, exemplary or consequential damages, including lost profits, loss of data or loss of goodwill, service interruption, computer damage or system failure or the cost of substitute products or services.
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please contact The Next Canvas at firstname.lastname@example.org