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Terms & Conditions

Terms of Website Use


This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms which you may make use of our website www.vastari.com and www.vten.vastari.com (our sites), whether as a guest or a registered user.


Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the sites. By using our sites, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.


Information about us


www.vastari.com and www.vten.vastari.com are sites operated by Vastari Group Ltd,  a company registered in England and Wales under number 09579433 whose registered office is 14 Brownlow Mews London WC1N 2LD United Kingdom ("We").  

We are a privately owned limited company.


Transactions concluded through our sites


Your access to our site is subject to you paying the “Subscription Price”.

The Subscription Price is the price payable by you in accordance with our pricing list from time to time provided and currently available at this link for collectors/owners of works of art; and at this link for museums and exhibition organisers.


By paying the Subscription Price you will be granted access to our site for a period of one year renewable, subject to these terms and conditions (“Subscription”).


Your Subscription will require you to provide us with your name, telephone number and email address.  It will be your obligation to inform us should any of these change.


You will use your Subscription to our site by providing a user name and password which must be used every time you access our site. You must use best endeavours to keep this user name and password confidential.


The Subscription Price is non-refundable and repayment to you for loss of service or any breach of these terms and conditions is entirely at our discretion.


Our total liability to you under these terms and conditions shall be limited to the Subscription Price however nothing in these terms and conditions purports to exclude our liability for loss suffered as a result of death or personal injury.


Should you choose not to renew your Subscription by paying the Subscription Price, your Subscription will terminate automatically one day after first anniversary of the payment of the Subscription Price and your uploads will be removed from the system.


Your Subscription is personal to you and must not be used by anyone else.  We reserve the right to terminate or suspend any Subscription that we believe is being accessed by multiple users.  We will regularly check the IP address of any person that seeks to access our site.


We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your Subscription to our sites if you fail to adhere to the terms of our Acceptable Use Policy.


Accessing our sites


Access to our sites is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.


From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.


If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.


When using our sites, you must comply with the provisions of our acceptable use as detailed below. You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our sites.  You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our sites through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them. 

Intellectual property rights


We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our sites, and in the material published on it "Intellectual Property" (unless expressly stated otherwise) and except for the material uploaded by registered users. This "Intellectual Property" is protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. We expect users to adhere to the copyright laws and treaties related to their own uploaded content.


You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our sites for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our sites. 


You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.


Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors/owners of material on our sites must always be acknowledged.


You must not use any part of the materials on our sites for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.


If you print off, copy or download any part of our sites in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our sites will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.



Reliance on information posted


Commentary and other materials posted on our sites are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed.  We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our sites, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.


Our sites changes regularly


We aim to update our sites regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our sites, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our sites may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.


Our liability


The material displayed on our sites is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy (unless expressly stated otherwise). To the extent permitted by law, we, and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:


- All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
- Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our sites or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including:
loss of income or revenue;
loss of business;
loss of profits or contracts;
loss of anticipated savings;
loss of data;
loss of goodwill;
wasted management or office time; and
any consequential or indirect loss.

whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.


This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.


Information about you and your visits to our sites


We process information about you in accordance with our privacy policy.  By using our sites, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.


Uploading material to our sites and Acceptable Use


Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our sites, or to make contact with other users of our sites, you must comply with terms of acceptable use and you warrant that:

- You shall not use our sites to carry out any form of regulated activity including but not limited to offering any form of shares, bonds, securities, collective investment schemes or any other regulated activity requiring authorisation accordance with Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and any order, amendment or other provision from time to time in force;

- any information provided  to us or uploaded on to our sites  is accurate and correct and you hereby agree to indemnify us against all claims, demands, actions, proceedings, costs, losses, expenses of damages it may incur howsoever arising whether direct, indirect or consequential as a result of you breaching this warranty;

- you hold all necessary licences, permissions and consents which may be required to carry out your line of business;

- you are not an agent or acting on behalf of a 3rd party ;

- by agreeing to these terms and conditions you have not infringed any of the rights of any 3rd parties;

- you shall not do any act or omission so as to devalue or harm the goodwill of our sites;

- the material you upload to our sites is original material and not infringing any third party rights;

- the material you upload is not obscene, abusive, offensive, derogatory, menacing, illegal or otherwise objectionable material including without limitation any adult-oriented content.  N.B Such material will not be permitted.


You hereby agree to indemnify us for any breaches of these terms and conditions.


Any material you upload to our site will be considered confidential, and beyond the platform, we will not have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material without your consent. The material uploaded to our websites will be shared within the platform, either to museum professionals verified by our team, or in the case of any museum requests, will be shared with other registered users of the Vastari system and we will use reasonable endeavours to keep all of your data secure. 

We have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

By accepting these terms and conditions you hereby grant us a license to use and post any material you give to us to display on our websites.  Any request from you to subsequently remove such material shall be at our sole discretion.

We will not be responsible or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our sites.

We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our sites if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with our conditions of acceptable use above.


Viruses, hacking and other offences


You must not misuse our sites by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our sites, the server on which our sites is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our sites. You must not attack our sites via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.


By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our sites will cease immediately.


We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our sites or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any websites linked to it.


Linking to our sites


You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

Our sites must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our terms of acceptable use above.

If you wish to make any use of material on our sites other than that set out above, please address your request to info@vastari.com

Links from our sites


Where our sites contain links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.  We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. 


Jurisdiction and applicable law


The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our sites although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country. 


These terms of use and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales.


Trade marks


“Vastari” is a UK registered trademark of Vastari Group Ltd.


Variations


We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our sites.


Your concerns


If you have any concerns about material which appears on our sites, please contact legal@vastari.com.


Thank you for visiting our site.