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TABLE OF CONTENTS
- AGREEMENT TO TERMS
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
- USER REPRESENTATIONS
- PURCHASES AND PAYMENT
- PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES
- USER GENERATED CONTRIBUTIONS
- CONTRIBUTION LICENSE
- SITE MANAGEMENT
- TERM AND TERMINATION
- MODIFICATIONS AND INTERRUPTIONS
- GOVERNING LAW
- DISPUTE RESOLUTION
- LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
- USER DATA
- ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, TRANSACTIONS, AND SIGNATURES
- CONTACT US
1. AGREEMENT TO TERMS
whether personally or on behalf of an entity (“you”) and Galerie56 (“Company”,
“we”, “us”, or “our”), concerning your access to and use of the Galerie56 website
as well as any other media form, media channel, mobile website or mobile
application related, linked, or otherwise connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”).
You agree that by accessing the Site, you have read, understood, and agreed to be
SITE AND YOU MUST DISCONTINUE USE IMMEDIATELY.
Supplemental terms and conditions or documents that may be posted on the Site
from time to time are hereby expressly incorporated herein by reference. We reserve
the right, in our sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to these Terms of
Use at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating
specific notice of each such change. Please ensure that you check the applicable
Terms every time you use our Site so that you understand which Terms apply. You will be subject to, and will be deemed to have been made aware of and to have
The information provided on the Site is not intended for distribution to or use by any
person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be
contrary to law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration
requirement within such jurisdiction or country. Accordingly, those persons who
choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are
solely responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are
2. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Unless otherwise indicated, the Site is our proprietary property and all source code,
databases, functionality, software, website designs, audio, video, text, photographs,
and graphics on the Site (collectively, the “Content”) and the trademarks, service
marks, and logos contained therein (the “Marks”) are owned or controlled by us or
licensed to us, and are protected by copyright and trademark laws and various other
intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws of the United States,
international copyright laws, and international conventions. The Content and the
Marks are provided on the Site “AS IS” for your information and personal use only.
Content or Marks may be copied, reproduced, aggregated, republished, uploaded,
posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, distributed, sold,
licensed, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose whatsoever, without our
express prior written permission.
Provided that you are eligible to use the Site, you are granted a limited license to
access and use the Site and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Content
to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial
use. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you in and to the Site, the Content
and the Marks.
3. USER REPRESENTATIONS
By using the Site, you represent and warrant that: (1) you have the legal capacity and
jurisdiction in which you reside; (3) you will not access the Site through automated or
non-human means, whether through a bot, script or otherwise; (4) you will not use
the Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose; and (5) your use of the Site will not
violate any applicable law or regulation.
If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete,
we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all
current or future use of the Site (or any portion thereof).
We make every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors, features,
specifications, and details of the products available on the Site. However, we do not
guarantee that the colors, features, specifications, and details of the products will be
accurate, complete, reliable, current, or free of other errors, and your electronic
display may not accurately reflect the actual colors and details of the products. All
products are subject to availability, and we cannot guarantee that items will be in
stock. We reserve the right to discontinue any products at any time for any reason.
Prices for all products are subject to change.
5. PURCHASES AND PAYMENT
We accept the following forms of payment:
You agree to provide current, complete, and accurate purchase and account
information for all purchases made via the Site. You further agree to promptly update
account and payment information, including email address, payment method, and payment card expiration date, so that we can complete your transactions and contact
you as needed. Sales tax will be added to the price of purchases as deemed required
by us. We may change prices at any time. All payments shall be in US Dollars.
You agree to pay all charges at the prices then in effect for your purchases and any
applicable shipping fees, and you authorize us to charge your chosen payment
provider for any such amounts upon placing your order. We reserve the right to
correct any errors or mistakes in pricing, even if we have already requested or
We reserve the right to refuse any order placed through the Site. We may, in our sole
discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household, or per
order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer
account, the same payment method, and/or orders that use the same billing or
shipping address. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole
judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers, or distributors.
6. PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES
You may not access or use the Site for any purpose other than that for which we
make the Site available. The Site may not be used in connection with any
commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by
As a user of the Site, you agree not to:
- Systematically retrieve data or other content from the Site to create or compile,
directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, or directory without
written permission from us.
- Trick, defraud, or mislead us and other users, especially in any attempt to learn
sensitive account information such as user passwords.
- Circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the
Site, including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any
Content or enforce limitations on the use of the Site and/or the Content
- Disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and/or the Site.
- Use any information obtained from the Site in order to harass, abuse, or harm
- Make improper use of our support services or submit false reports of abuse or
- Use the Site in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations.
- Engage in unauthorized framing of or linking to the Site.
- Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses,
or other material, including excessive use of capital letters and spamming
(continuous posting of repetitive text), that interferes with any party’s
uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Site or modifies, impairs, disrupts,
alters, or interferes with the use, features, functions, operation, or maintenance
of the Site.
- Engage in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send
comments or messages, or using any data mining, robots, or similar data
gathering and extraction tools.
- Delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any Content.
Attempt to impersonate another user or person or use the username of
- Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) any material that acts
as a passive or active information collection or transmission mechanism,
including without limitation, clear graphics interchange formats (“gifs”), 1×1
pixels, web bugs, cookies, or other similar devices (sometimes referred to as
“spyware” or “passive collection mechanisms” or “pcms”).
- Interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Site or the networks
or services connected to the Site.
- Harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any of our employees or agents
engaged in providing any portion of the Site to you.
- Attempt to bypass any measures of the Site designed to prevent or restrict
access to the Site, or any portion of the Site.
- Copy or adapt the Site’s software, including but not limited to Flash, PHP,
- Except as permitted by applicable law, decipher, decompile, disassemble, or
reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a
part of the Site.
- Except as may be the result of standard search engine or Internet browser
usage, use, launch, develop, or distribute any automated system, including
without limitation, any spider, robot, cheat utility, scraper, or offline reader that
accesses the Site, or using or launching any unauthorized script or other
- Use a buying agent or purchasing agent to make purchases on the Site.
- Make any unauthorized use of the Site, including collecting usernames and/or
email addresses of users by electronic or other means for the purpose of
sending unsolicited email, or creating user accounts by automated means or
under false pretenses.
- Use the Site as part of any effort to compete with us or otherwise use the Site
and/or the Content for any revenue-generating endeavor or commercial enterprise.
7. USER GENERATED CONTRIBUTIONS
The Site does not offer users to submit or post content. We may provide you with the
opportunity to create, submit, post, display, transmit, perform, publish, distribute, or
broadcast content and materials to us or on the Site, including but not limited to text,
writings, video, audio, photographs, graphics, comments, suggestions, or personal
information or other material (collectively, “Contributions”). Contributions may be
viewable by other users of the Site and through third-party websites. As such, any
When you create or make available any Contributions, you thereby represent and
- The creation, distribution, transmission, public display, or performance, and the
accessing, downloading, or copying of your Contributions do not and will not
infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent,
trademark, trade secret, or moral rights of any third party.
- You are the creator and owner of or have the necessary licenses, rights,
consents, releases, and permissions to use and to authorize us, the Site, and
other users of the Site to use your Contributions in any manner contemplated
- You have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every
identifiable individual person in your Contributions to use the name or likeness
of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and
use of your Contributions in any manner contemplated by the Site and these
- Your Contributions are not false, inaccurate, or misleading.
- Your Contributions are not unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional
materials, pyramid schemes, chain letters, spam, mass mailings, or other
forms of solicitation.
- Your Contributions are not obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, violent, harassing,
libelous, slanderous, or otherwise objectionable (as determined by us).
- Your Contributions do not ridicule, mock, disparage, intimidate, or abuse
- Your Contributions are not used to harass or threaten (in the legal sense of
those terms) any other person and to promote violence against a specific
person or class of people.
- Your Contributions do not violate any applicable law, regulation, or rule.
- Your Contributions do not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third
- Your Contributions do not violate any applicable law concerning child
pornography, or otherwise intended to protect the health or well-being of
- Your Contributions do not include any offensive comments that are connected
to race, national origin, gender, sexual preference, or physical handicap.
- Your Contributions do not otherwise violate, or link to material that violates, any
Any use of the Site or the Marketplace Offerings in violation of the foregoing violates
of your rights to use the Site and the Marketplace Offerings.
8. CONTRIBUTION LICENSE
You and Site agree that we may access, store, process, and use any information and
choices (including settings).
By submitting suggestions or other feedback regarding the Site, you agree that we
can use and share such feedback for any purpose without compensation to you.
We do not assert any ownership over your Contributions. You retain full ownership of
all of your Contributions and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights
associated with your Contributions. We are not liable for any statements or
representations in your Contributions provided by you in any area on the Site. You
are solely responsible for your Contributions to the Site and you expressly agree to
exonerate us from any and all responsibility and to refrain from any legal action
against us regarding your Contributions.
You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas,
feedback, or other information regarding the Site or the Marketplace Offerings
(“Submissions”) provided by you to us are non-confidential and shall become our
sole property. We shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights,
and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these Submissions
for any lawful purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or
compensation to you. You hereby waive all moral rights to any such Submissions,
and you hereby warrant that any such Submissions are original with you or that you
have the right to submit such Submissions. You agree there shall be no recourse
against us for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any
proprietary right in your Submissions.
10. SITE MANAGEMENT
We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to: (1) monitor the Site for violations of
reporting such user to law enforcement authorities; (3) in our sole discretion and
without limitation, refuse, restrict access to, limit the availability of, or disable (to the
extent technologically feasible) any of your Contributions or any portion thereof; (4) in
our sole discretion and without limitation, notice, or liability, to remove from the Site or
otherwise disable all files and content that are excessive in size or are in any way
burdensome to our systems; and (5) otherwise manage the Site in a manner
designed to protect our rights and property and to facilitate the proper functioning of
the Site and the Marketplace Offerings.
11. TERM AND TERMINATION
RESERVE THE RIGHT TO, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION AND WITHOUT NOTICE
OR LIABILITY, DENY ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE AND THE
MARKETPLACE OFFERINGS (INCLUDING BLOCKING CERTAIN IP
ADDRESSES), TO ANY PERSON FOR ANY REASON OR FOR NO REASON,
INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION FOR BREACH OF ANY REPRESENTATION,
ANY APPLICABLE LAW OR REGULATION. WE MAY TERMINATE YOUR USE OR
PARTICIPATION IN THE SITE AND THE MARKETPLACE OFFERINGS OR
DELETE ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION THAT YOU POSTED AT ANY TIME,
WITHOUT WARNING, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION.
If we terminate or suspend your account for any reason, you are prohibited from
registering and creating a new account under your name, a fake or borrowed name,
or the name of any third party, even if you may be acting on behalf of the third party.
In addition to terminating or suspending your account, we reserve the right to take
appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and
12. MODIFICATIONS AND INTERRUPTIONS
We reserve the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of the Site at any
time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. However, we have no
obligation to update any information on our Site. We also reserve the right to modify
or discontinue all or part of the Marketplace Offerings without notice at any time. We
will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, price change,
suspension, or discontinuance of the Site or the Marketplace Offerings.
We cannot guarantee the Site and the Marketplace Offerings will be available at all
times. We may experience hardware, software, or other problems or need to perform
maintenance related to the Site, resulting in interruptions, delays, or errors. We
reserve the right to change, revise, update, suspend, discontinue, or otherwise
modify the Site or the Marketplace Offerings at any time or for any reason without
notice to you. You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or
inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use the Site or the Marketplace
Offerings during any downtime or discontinuance of the Site or the Marketplace
and support the Site or the Marketplace Offerings or to supply any corrections,
updates, or releases in connection therewith.
13. GOVERNING LAW
These terms shall be governed by and defined following the laws of New York.
Galerie56 and yourself irrevocably consent that the courts of New York shall
have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any dispute which may arise in connection with
14. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
To expedite resolution and control the cost of any dispute, controversy, or claim
brought by either you or us (individually, a “Party” and collectively, the “Parties”), the
Parties agree to first attempt to negotiate any Dispute (except those Disputes
expressly provided below) informally for at least 365 days before initiating
arbitration. Such informal negotiations commence upon written notice from one Party
to the other Party.
Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this contract, including any question
regarding its existence, validity, or termination, shall be referred to and finally
resolved by the International Commercial Arbitration Court under the European
Arbitration Chamber (Belgium, Brussels, Avenue Louise, 146) according to the Rules
of this ICAC, which, as a result of referring to it, is considered as the part of this
clause. The number of arbitrators shall be __________. The seat, or legal place, or
arbitration shall be __________. The language of the proceedings shall be
__________. The governing law of the contract shall be substantive law of
The Parties agree that any arbitration shall be limited to the Dispute between the
Parties individually. To the full extent permitted by law, (a) no arbitration shall be
joined with any other proceeding; (b) there is no right or authority for any Dispute to
be arbitrated on a class-action basis or to utilize class action procedures; and (c)
there is no right or authority for any Dispute to be brought in a purported
representative capacity on behalf of the general public or any other persons.
Exceptions to Informal Negotiations and Arbitration
The Parties agree that the following Disputes are not subject to the above provisions
concerning informal negotiations binding arbitration: (a) any Disputes seeking to
enforce or protect, or concerning the validity of, any of the intellectual property rights
of a Party; (b) any Dispute related to, or arising from, allegations of theft, piracy,
invasion of privacy, or unauthorized use; and (c) any claim for injunctive relief. If this
provision is found to be illegal or unenforceable, then neither Party will elect to
arbitrate any Dispute falling within that portion of this provision found to be illegal or unenforceable and such Dispute shall be decided by a court of competent jurisdiction
within the courts listed for jurisdiction above, and the Parties agree to submit to the
personal jurisdiction of that court.
There may be information on the Site that contains typographical errors,
inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to the Marketplace Offerings, including
descriptions, pricing, availability, and various other information. We reserve the right
to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the
information on the Site at any time, without prior notice.
THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN AS-IS AND AS-AVAILABLE BASIS. YOU AGREE
THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE SERVICES WILL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO
THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE AND YOUR USE
THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT
THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE SITE’S CONTENT OR THE
CONTENT OF ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND WE WILL ASSUME
NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (1) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR
INACCURACIES OF CONTENT AND MATERIALS, (2) PERSONAL INJURY OR
PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM
YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE, (3) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS
TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL
INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (4) ANY
INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SITE,
(5) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE
TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (6)
ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT AND MATERIALS OR FOR
ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE
OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE
AVAILABLE VIA THE SITE. WE DO NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR
ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR
OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SITE, ANY HYPERLINKED
WEBSITE, OR ANY WEBSITE OR MOBILE APPLICATION FEATURED IN ANY
BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND WE WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN
ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN
YOU AND ANY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS
WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM
OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND
EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
17. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR OUR DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS BE
LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT,
CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE
DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT, LOST REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, OR
OTHER DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE
BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN,
OUR LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS
OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO THE
LESSER OF THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO US OR
__________. CERTAIN US STATE LAWS AND INTERNATIONAL LAWS DO NOT
ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR
LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME
OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO
YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless, including our subsidiaries,
affiliates, and all of our respective officers, agents, partners, and employees, from
and against any loss, damage, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable
attorneys’ fees and expenses, made by any third party due to or arising out of: (1)
the rights of a third party, including but not limited to intellectual property rights; or (5)
any overt harmful act toward any other user of the Site with whom you connected via
the Site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right, at your expense, to
assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to
indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate, at your expense, with our defense of such
claims. We will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action, or
proceeding which is subject to this indemnification upon becoming aware of it.
19. USER DATA
We will maintain certain data that you transmit to the Site for the purpose of
managing the performance of the Site, as well as data relating to your use of the Site.
Although we perform regular routine backups of data, you are solely responsible for
all data that you transmit or that relates to any activity you have undertaken using the
Site. You agree that we shall have no liability to you for any loss or corruption of any
such data, and you hereby waive any right of action against us arising from any such
loss or corruption of such data.
20. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS, TRANSACTIONS, AND SIGNATURES
Visiting the Site, sending us emails, and completing online forms constitute electronic
communications. You consent to receive electronic communications, and you agree
that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications we provide to
you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such
communication be in writing. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO THE USE OF
ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES, CONTRACTS, ORDERS, AND OTHER RECORDS,
AND TO ELECTRONIC DELIVERY OF NOTICES, POLICIES, AND RECORDS OF
TRANSACTIONS INITIATED OR COMPLETED BY US OR VIA THE SITE. You
hereby waive any rights or requirements under any statutes, regulations, rules,
ordinances, or other laws in any jurisdiction which require an original signature or
delivery or retention of non-electronic records, or to payments or the granting of
credits by any means other than electronic means.
respect to the Site constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you
to the fullest extent permissible by law. We may assign any or all of our rights and
obligations to others at any time. We shall not be responsible or liable for any loss,
damage, delay, or failure to act caused by any cause beyond our reasonable control.
unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed
of any remaining provisions. There is no joint venture, partnership, employment or
by virtue of having drafted them. You hereby waive any and all defenses you may
22. CONTACT US
In order to resolve a complaint regarding the Site or to receive further information
regarding use of the Site, please contact us at:
Phone: +1 (212) 206-6406