These Terms of Service (“Terms”) are effective as of : 2 January 2022 “Effective Date”
READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE BROWSING THIS WEBSITE. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS WEBSITE INDICATES THAT YOU HAVE BOTH READ AND ACCEPT THESE TERMS. YOU CANNOT USE THIS WEBSITE IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS. ALL SECTIONS OF THESE TERMS ARE APPLICABLE TO ALL USERS UNLESS THE SECTION EXPRESSLY STATES OTHERWISE.
1.1 The website www.artist.youandigallery.com (“the Website”) is operated and/or owned by Pikart (Pty) Ltd (bearing registration number: 2022/283735/07) (hereinafter referred to as “YOU&I Gallery”, “we”, “our” or “us”). The Terms herein are entered into by and between YOU&I Gallery and the User. Any reference to ” YOU&I Gallery”, “we”, “our” or “us”, shall include our employees, officers, directors, representatives, agents, shareholders, affiliates, subsidiaries, holding companies, related entities, advisers, sub-contractors, service providers and suppliers.
1.3 Accessing and/or use of the Website after the Effective Date will signify that you have read, understand, accept, and agree to be bound, and are bound, by the Terms, in your individual capacity and for and on behalf of any entity for whom you use the Website. Further, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to do so and that you are a Competent Person (as defined in the Protection of Personal Information Act, 4 of 2013, as amended).
1.4 To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may modify the Terms with prospective effect without prior notice to you, and any revisions to the Terms will take effect when posted on the Website. Such modifications will require acceptance by you prior to your continued use of the Website, and shall thereby be construed as your consent to the amended or updated Terms. Your only remedy, should you not agree to these Terms, is to refuse acceptance of the amended or updated Terms, thereby preventing your use of this Website.
2.1 “Browser” shall mean any person who visits any page of the Website, whether by landing at the home page or any other page through use of a hyperlink of another website or by direct access to the Website and who has no intention of using, or does not use, the Services offered by us;
2.2 “Business Days” shall mean any days which are not a Saturday, Sunday or gazetted public holiday in the Republic of South Africa during working hours;
2.3 “Party” or “Parties” shall mean Pikart (Pty) Ltd and/or or the User as the context implies;
2.4 “Personal Information” shall mean the Personal Information as required from the User in order to register for the Services;
2.5 “Registration Process” refers to the Registration Process to be followed by a Browser on our Website in order to enable them to use the Services and thus make the transition from a Browser to a User;
2.6 “Services” shall refer to the Services provided by us to the User as set out in clause Clause 4 below;
2.8 “User” shall mean the Browser who completes the Registration Process on the Website in order to make use of the Services.
2.9 “Third Party Websites” refers to any website that is not www.youandigallery.com ; and
2.10 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 the same.
3. Your agreement to these Terms
3.1 Subject to, and on the basis of a User’s acceptance of the Terms, we grant to you a limited, revocable, non-transferable license to access and use the Website in accordance with the various policies and agreements which may govern such use and access.
4. Our right to change these terms
4.1 We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to amend these Terms at any time.
4.2 You will be bound by the Terms in effect at the time of placing an order from our Website.
4.3 If we amend these Terms in accordance with this clause, we will notify you by stating the date on top of this page that these Terms have been amended. Any change will apply only to your use of the Website after the change has been published. It is your responsibility to check these Terms and Conditions and make sure that you are satisfied with the changes. Should you not agree with the changes you should stop using the Website.
4.4 Your only remedy, should you not agree to these Terms, is to refuse acceptance of the amended or updated Terms, thereby preventing your use of this Website.
5. Description of our Services
5.1 The Website enables you to browse our services, interact with our team for the purpose of uploading your Artist Profile and Artwork, requesting support and viewing documentation.
6. Registration Process
6.1 Only Users whose application to join YOU&I Gallery has been confirmed as successful may be registered to the Website.
6.4 In the event of a User being of the view that their login details are being used by someone else, please contact us immediately at email@example.com.
7. Warranties by the Browser or User
7.1 A Browser or User may not use the Website for any objectionable or unlawful purpose.
7.2 The Browser or User warrants and represents that the Personal Information provided to us is and shall remain accurate, true and correct and that the User will update the Personal Information held by us to reflect any changes as soon as possible.
7.3 The Browser or User further warrants that when registering on the Website it:
7.3.1 is not impersonating any person; and
7.3.2 is not violating any applicable law regarding use of personal or identification information;
7.3.3 Further and insofar as the Registration Process is concerned, the User warrants that the login details shall be used for personal use only; and
7.3.4 not be disclosed by a User to any third party.
7.4 The User agrees that, once the correct login details relating to the User’s account have been entered, irrespective of whether the use of the Log in Details is unauthorised or fraudulent, the User will be liable for payment of any such Goods purchased.
7.5 Further and more generally, the Browser or User warrants that when using the website, whether registered or not, you agree to:
7.5.1 not in any way use any device, software or other instruments to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website;
7.5.2 Shall not send to us spam mail, or make use of other unsolicited mass emailing techniques;
7.5.3 shall not in any way use any robot, spider, another automatic device, or manual to monitor, copy, distribute or modify the Website or the information contained herein, without the prior written consent from an authorised YOU&I Gallery representative (such consent is deemed given for standard search engine technology employed by Internet search websites to direct Internet users to this Website);
7.5.4 shall not introduce any virus, worm, trojan horse, malicious code or other program which may damage computers or other computer-based equipment through email communication with us;
7.5.5 Will not use the Website to distribute material containing defamatory, offensive, or hateful content or other illegal activities;
7.5.6 will not sell, redistribute, or use information contained on the Website for a commercial purpose without our prior written consent; and
7.5.7 Will not remove or alter our copyright notices or other means of identification including any watermarks, as they appear on the Website or any of our emails.
7.6 The Browser or User understands and agrees that it is solely responsible for compliance with all laws, rules and regulations that may apply to its use of the Website or the Services.
8. Warranties by YOU&I Gallery
8.1 We make no representation or warranty (express or implied) that the Website or Services will:
8.1.1 meet a User’s needs;
8.1.2 be accessible at all times;
8.1.3 be accurate, complete or current; or
8.1.4 be free from viruses.
8.2 Subject to any express terms, You And I Gallery makes no representation or warranty as to the volume or subject area of Services accessible through the Website.
8.3 Except for any express warranties in these Terms the Services are provided “as is”. YOU&I Gallery makes no other warranties, express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, title, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. We do not provide any warranties against viruses, spyware or malware that may be installed on your computer as a result of you accessing or using the Website.
8.4 YOU&I Gallery does not warrant that the use of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, nor does YOU&I Gallery warrant that we will review information for accuracy.
8.5 YOU&I Gallery shall not be liable for delays, interruptions, service failures or other problems inherent in use of the internet and electronic communications or other systems outside the reasonable control of YOU&I Gallery. While a User may have statutory rights, the duration of any such statutorily warranties, will be limited to the shortest period to the extent permitted by required law.
9. Availability and Termination
9.1 The Website will not be available during scheduled maintenance periods, except during those times when scheduled maintenance is not possible. The Website or any part of the Website may be discontinued with or without notice.
9.2 We have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
9.3 In its sole discretion, YOU&I Gallery may terminate, suspend, or modify this Website without prior notice to you. When YOU&I Gallery chooses to suspend, modify or terminate this Website, YOU&I Gallery will not be liable to you, except for processing any orders made by you prior to that time, as far as possible.
9.4 Upon breach of these Terms and Conditions by you, including any incident involving payment of the price of an order for any Products, we may suspend and/or terminate your access to the Website without prejudice to any further claims we might have against you.
9.5 For the purpose of preventing suspected fraud and/or abuse of the Website, YOU&I Gallery is entitled to blacklist you on its database resulting in suspension and termination of your Website access and/or refusal to accept payments for any order and/or cancel any order between you and YOU&I Gallery. If YOU&I Gallery refuse to process your order or blacklists you, YOU&I Gallery will only be liable to refund monies already paid by you (for more information, see YOU&I Gallery’s Cancellation and Refunds Policy), and will not accept other liability.
9.6 At any time, you can choose to stop using the Website, with or without notice to YOU&I Gallery.
10. Links to other Websites
10.1 The Website may contain links or portals to other websites. We have no control over websites operated by third parties and the User agrees that we are not responsible for and will have no liability in connection with a User’s access to or use of any third-party website.
11. Limitation of Liability and Indemnity
11.1 The Website shall be used entirely at a User’s own risk.
11.2 We are not responsible for, and the Browser or User agrees that we will have no liability in relation to, the use of and conduct in connection with the Website, or any other person’s use of or conduct in connection with the Website, in any circumstance.
11.3 If an incorrect price appears or any inaccurate information is published on the Website, YOU&I Gallery will not be held liable unless the error results from the gross negligence or wilful misconduct of YOU&I Gallery, its employees, agents or authorised representatives. Please let us know if there are any malfunctions or errors by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
11.4 We cannot guarantee or warrant that any file downloaded from the Website or delivered to you via email will be free of infection or virus, worms, trojan horses or other code that has contaminating or destructive qualities. A User is responsible for implementing appropriate processes, systems and procedures to protect itself from this type of issue.
11.5 A User indemnifies us, and agrees to keep us indemnified, from and against any claim, loss, damage, cost or expense that we may suffer or incur as a result of or in connection with a Browser’s or User’s improper use of or conduct in connection with the Website, including any breach by a User of these terms or any applicable law or licensing requirements.
11.6 To the maximum extent permitted by law we exclude all implied representations and warranties which, but for these terms, might apply in relation to a User’s use of the Website.
11.7 To the extent that our liability cannot be excluded by law, our maximum liability, whether in contract, equity, statute or delict (including negligence), to a User will be limited to the minimum amount imposed by such law.
11.8 Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these terms, in no circumstances will we be liable for any indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money or any loss or damages arising from or in any way connected to interruption of the Services of any type, whether in delict, contract or otherwise.
11.9 YOU&I Gallery shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential loss or damages which might arise from your use of, or reliance upon, the website or the content contained in the Website; or your inability to use the Website, and/or unlawful activity on the Website and/or any linked third party Website.
12. Communication between us
12.1 In these Terms, “in writing” also refers to email.
12.2 We can be reached by email at email@example.com if you wish to contact us in writing, or if any of these Terms require you to provide us with notice in writing. Typically, we will contact you by email to confirm receipt.
12.3 In the event we have to contact you or provide you with notice in writing, we will do so by email or by pre-paid post to the address you provide in your order.
12.4 It is sufficient to demonstrate that a notice was served by proving that an email was sent to the addressee’s email address.
13.1 YOU&I Gallery and the contents of the Website are the property of YOU&I Gallery, unless specified otherwise, and are protected by South African and international copyright laws. Furthermore, the compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on the Website and/or the Services, is our property, unless credit is attributed to the author thereof, and is, likewise, protected by South African and international copyright laws.
13.2 Except as stated in the Terms, none of the contents may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, except as permitted by the fair use privilege under the South African copyright laws or without our prior written permission, which should such consent be provided, we reserve our right to withdraw such consent at any stage, in our sole and absolute discretion.
13.3 Users are expressly prohibited to “mirror” any content, contained on the Website, on any other server unless our prior written permission is obtained. Should such consent be provided, we reserve our right to withdraw such consent at any stage, in our sole and absolute discretion.
13.4 The User is granted a limited, revocable, and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to the Website, so long as the link does not portray us, our affiliates, Goods or Services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. A User may not use our logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without our permission or the permission of our affiliates or content suppliers.
13.5 All trademarks and copyrights, together with any other intellectual property rights, in and to any of the content of the Website, where not evidently that of third parties, are the exclusive property of YOU&I Gallery.
14. Intellectual Property
14.1 A User undertakes not to attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software or code comprising or in any way making up a part of the Website including any algorithm used by us.
14.2 We own or are licensed to use all intellectual property on the Website. A User may not use any of our intellectual property for any purpose other than as may be required to use the Website for its intended purpose.
15.1 If either Party commits a breach of the Terms and fails to remedy such breach within 7 (seven) days of receipt of written notice requiring the breach to be remedied, then the Party giving notice shall be entitled, at its option, either to cancel the Terms and claim damages or alternatively to claim specific performance of all the defaulting Party’s obligations, together with damages, if any, whether or not such obligations have fallen due for performance.
15.2 Any dispute which arises between the Parties in respect of the Terms shall require the Parties to use their best endeavours to resolve the dispute informally within 7 (seven) days of the dispute having been raised in writing.
15.3 If either Party provides written notification to the other that such attempt has failed then each Party shall attempt to agree upon the appointment of a suitably qualified mediator, within 10 (ten) days of such dispute being referred.
15.4 If agreement is not reached as to the appointment of such mediator within 10 (ten) days after either Party has in writing called for the appointment of a mediator, or where an appointment has been agreed upon and such mediator is not able to mediate a resolution of such dispute within 30 (thirty) days after such appointment then any Party may give written notice to the other Parties referring the dispute to arbitration in accordance with the rules of Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (“AFSA”) by an arbitrator or arbitrators appointed by AFSA.
15.5 Either Party may demand that a dispute be referred to arbitration by giving written notice to that effect to the other Party. This clause shall not preclude either Party from obtaining interim relief on an urgent basis from a court of competent jurisdiction pending the decision of the arbitrator.
15.6 The arbitration shall be held –
15.6.1 at/in Western Cape;
15.6.2 in English; and
15.6.3 immediately and with a view to its being completed within 21 (twenty one) days after it is demanded.
15.7 The Parties irrevocably agree that the decision in arbitration proceedings:
15.7.1 shall be final and binding upon them;
15.7.2 shall be carried into effect;
15.7.3 may be made an order of any court of competent jurisdiction.
16. Assignment and Novation
16.1 We may assign or novate any of our rights or obligations under these Terms without a User’s consent. A User may not assign or novate any of his/her rights.
17. Force Majeure
17.1 The failure of either Party to fulfil any of their obligations under these Terms shall not be considered to be a breach of, or default provided such inability arises from an event of Force Majeure, and that either of the Parties who may be affected by such an event has taken all reasonable precautions, due care and reasonable alternative measures in order to meet these Terms, and has informed the other as soon as possible about the occurrence of such an event.
17.2 During the subsistence of Force Majeure, the performance of both Parties under these Terms shall be suspended, on condition that either of them may elect to cancel any Services should the event of Force Majeure continues for more than 14 (fourteen) days by giving written notice to the other.
18.1 To the extent permitted by law, these Terms shall be governed by and be construed in accordance with South African law, and any dispute arising out of these Terms shall be submitted to the competent South African courts having the requisite jurisdiction to hear the matter.
18.2 Subject to the dispute resolution provisions above, to the extent necessary and/or possible, you consent to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court in Western Cape or an alternative appropriate South African court seized with appropriate jurisdiction in all disputes arising out of the Terms, our Services, and/or related agreements incorporated by reference.
19.1 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 by us to enforce any of the provisions set out in these Terms and/or any other agreement, or failure to exercise any option to terminate, shall not be construed as a waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these Terms or of any agreement or any part thereof, or the right thereafter to enforce each and every provision.
20. Domicilium Citandi Et Executandi and Contact Information
20.1 The User and YOU&I Gallery choose as their respective domicilium citandi et executandi for the purpose of legal proceedings and for the purpose of giving or sending any notice provided for or necessary of these Terms, the following:
20.1.1 Pikart (Pty) Ltd: 206a Main Road, Sea Point, 8005, Western Cape, South Africa. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
20.1.2 User: The address as provided when registering on the Website.
20.2 Both the User and YOU&I Gallery may change its domicilium to any other physical address or email address by written notice to the other to that effect. Such change of address will be effective 7 (Seven) days after receipt of notice of change of domicilium.
20.3 All notices to be given in terms of these Terms will:
20.3.1 be given in writing;
20.3.2 be delivered or sent by email; and
20.4.3 be presumed to have been received on the date of delivery.