Terms & Conditions for usage of online service provided via http://www.artzvilla.com/
Updated on 1st April 2016
Please read the following terms and conditions carefully before using the service. If you do not agree to any of the clause mentioned herein, you may not use the service provided by us. By accessing or using the service you agree to be bound by the Terms.
ARTZVILLA is a proprietary individual firm which is registered under Maharashtra Shop and Establishment act 1948 (hereinafter together "ARTZVILLA"), located at Siddhivinayak Nagari, Nigdi, Pune 411044. It provides a free online platform to support aspiring artists, hobby artists, students and housewives etc... to display their art works. ArtzVilla’s mission is to promote art and serve as a medium connecting artists and the art lovers. The portal provides rent free platform for artwork and art related items by using internet technology (collectively known, the "Service") hosted as website using URL http://www.artzvilla.com/ accessible through browser technology and any application/device that can communicate using web technology.
ARTZVILLA is the next generation of free artwork online classifieds. We act as a venue to allow our users who comply with the Terms to offer, sell, and buy products and services listed on the Website. At present we do not conduct payment and other financial transactions through the Website. As a result, and as discussed in more detail in these Terms, you hereby acknowledge and agree that ARTZVILLA is no party to such transactions, has no control over any element of such transactions, and shall have no liability to any party in connection with such transactions. You use the Services at your own risk.
You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the Content and Artwork posted (via any means) on the website and the consequences of doing the same. In connection with such Content and Artwork you affirm and acknowledge that you own the Content and Artwork or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use such Content and Artwork and authorize ARTZVILLA to use such Content and Artwork to enable inclusion and use of the Content and Artwork in the manner contemplated by the Service. By posting the Contents and Artwork on the website, you agree to hereby grant to ARTZVILLA all rights necessary to prohibit or allow any subsequent aggregation, display, copying, duplication, reproduction, or exploitation of the Content and Artwork on the Service or Website by any party for any purpose. You also hereby grant each user of the Website a non-exclusive license to access your Content and Artwork through the Website.
You understand that ARTZVILLA does not endorse any Content, Artwork or any opinion, statement, recommendation, or advice expressed therein by the users, and ARTZVILLA expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with user Content and Artwork. ARTZVILLA does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Website, and ARTZVILLA may, at its sole discretion, remove any infringing Content and Artwork if properly notified in accordance with applicable law that such Content and Artwork infringes on another's intellectual property rights. ARTZVILLA reserves the right to remove any Content or Artwork without prior notice. Further, at its sole discretion, ARTZVILLA reserves the right to decide whether any Content or Artwork is appropriate and complies with these Terms.
Rules and regulations
You agree not to post any Contents or Artwork not owned by you, that violates any copyrights, patents or infringes any intellectual property rights, that is abusive, unlawful, threatening, harassing, defamatory, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, racial, hateful toward any religion, gender, sexual orientation, ethnically objectionable, could harm minors in any way or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever.
You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, falsely state or misrepresent an affiliation with any person or entity, Not indulge in any activity that threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India.
You agree not to use the information available on the website for any "pyramid schemes," "affiliate marketing," "link referral code," "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," or unsolicited advertisements of a commercial nature.
You agree that you will not advertise any illegal services or the sale of any items the sale of which is prohibited or restricted by applicable law.
You agree that you do not send content to other users that may contain software viruses or any other computer code, designed with malicious intent of destroying or limiting the functionality of any computer or equipment.
You also agree not to contact anyone who has asked not to be contacted, or make unsolicited contact with anyone for any commercial purpose, or post any advertisement on behalf of such user or to "stalk" or otherwise harass anyone.
You agree not to post the same artwork in multiple classified categories or forums.
Charges for Usage
ARTZVILLA may charge a fee to post Content in some areas of the Service or May decide to give priority to postings that are paid. Charges may be specific to members and decided by ArtzVilla depending on the membership. The fee permits certain Content to be posted in a designated area of the Website. Each party posting Content to the Service is responsible for said Content and compliance with the Terms. Any such fees paid hereunder are non-refundable in the event (i) any Content is removed from the Service for violating any Terms listed herein (ii) membership is cancelled due to no compliance of the Term.
ARTZVILLA prohibits any agents posting art work on the website. This site was built to offer a platform for individual artists to showcase their talent and create a business out of it. If any authorized agents do want to use this site for posting, it has to be with the written permission from ARTZVILLA. In addition, Agents are required to submit proof of ownership/rights to post Content and Artwork on behalf of others. Charges for Agents could be different than individual users, should ArtzVilla decide to do so.
ARTZVILLA grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive license to access and use the Service for personal and commercial use. This license is for individuals and does not include access to service by agents. The license does not grant right to copying, duplication or derivative use of the service or any content available on the site. Artzvilla does not permit usage of spiders or any data gathering and extraction tools to be used unless explicitly permitted by ArtzVilla. But general purpose internet search engines and non-commercial public archive utilities that gather information for the sole purpose of displaying hyperlinks to the Service can access the service provided they use a stable IP or range of IP addresses using an easily identifiable agent and comply with our robots.txt file. A general purpose internet search engine does not include any website or search engine that provides services in classified listing and are in competition to us.
The license set forth in this Section permits you to display on your website, or create a hyperlink thereto, individual postings on the Service so long as such use is for non-commercial and/or news reporting purposes only. You are allowed to create a hyperlink to home page of ArtzVilla, as long as the link does not portray ARTzVilla and it employees, partners in any confusing, derogatory, unlawful or offensive way.
For any commercial purpose if you need to collect, aggregate, copy, duplicate, display or make derivative use of the Service you must first obtain a license from ARTZVILLA.
ARTZVILLA is not liable for any infringement of intellectual property rights arising out of materials posted on or transmitted through the site, or items advertised on the site, by end users or any other third parties.
If you are an owner of intellectual property rights or an agent who is fully authorised to act on behalf of the owner of intellectual property rights and believe that any Content, Artwork or other content, Artwork infringes upon your intellectual property right or intellectual property right of the owner on whose behalf you are authorised to act, you may submit a notification to ARTZVILLA together with a request to ARTZVILLA to delete the relevant Content or Artwork from the website.
Intellectual Property Rights
Materials on the Website are provided to you As Is for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. ARTZVILLA reserves all rights not expressly granted herein to the Website and the Materials. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Materials other than as expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of Materials of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes. If you download or print a copy of the Materials for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein.
Content displayed on or through the Service is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to copyrights laws, other laws, and international conventions. You may not decompile or disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to discover any source code contained in the Service. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any aspect of the Service.
You agree to defend and hold harmless ARTZVILLA, its subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, directors, agents, partners, suppliers and employees, for any misuse of the Contents, security breach and any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses arising from using the Services provided to you.
You understand and agree that sending unsolicited email advertisements to ArtzVilla or any users of ArtzVilla is prohibited. You acknowledge that no spams or scam email will be sent to other users of the Service. We may monitor your emails send using our platform for any words associated with harassment, spams or scams and alert the security system. Any violation of the usage of the provided Service may subject termination of membership and also civil or criminal penalties.
You acknowledge and agree that ARTZVILLA shall not be liable for your interactions with any organizations and/or individuals on the ARTZVILLA Website or through the Service. This will include, but is not limited to, payments and delivery of goods and services. You agree and acknowledge that ArtzVilla will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage as a result of using our Service. ArtzVilla is in no way obligated to become involved in any dispute that arises because of any transactions or for other reasons between any users.
LIMITATION AND TERMINATION OF SERVICE
You acknowledge and agree that ARTZVILLA may modify the Terms concerning usage of the service . ArtzVilla reserves the right to the Contents and Artwork posted on the website and can limit the size and quantity of the artwork posted on the website per user. ArtzVilla also reserves the right to usage of any other services provide like email to the users. You agree and acknowledge that ArtzVilla will not be responsible for deletion or failure to host the Contents or Artworks submitted to the website. ArtzVilla reserves the right to modify or discontinue the service at any time with or without notice, and is in no way liable for any damage or loss that arises as a fallout of that. ArtzVilla in its sole discretion can decide to delete or deactivate your account, block your access to any service, remove or discard any Contents or ArtWorks submitted by you on the Website, for any reasons or no reason at all. ArtzVilla is not liable to provide an explanation for the action. You agree and acknowledge that in case of your account termination, you will not make any attempts to use the Service unless expressly allowed by ArtzVilla after resolution. You will also not use any information available on the website to harass the existing users of our Website.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
You accept, agree and understand that usage of the website and the services is entirely at your own risk and is being made available to you “As Is” basis, without any warranty of any kind. ArtzVilla does not claim or make any warranty about the accuracy or completeness of the information including the contents and artwork or any service made available on the website. Browsing the links available on the website is entirely at your own risk, and ArtzVilla does not endorse or make any declarations as to the Accuracy of the contents on these links. Any loss of any kind arising due to usage of the website or due to unauthorized use of the server is beyond our control and ArtzVilla will not be liable for any damage occurring due to the same. ArtzVilla will not be liable for any damage or loss occurring due to interruption of the service due to any issues including but not limited to hardware or software failures. ArtzVilla may not be in a position to monitor transaction between you and the other user.
Please use your best judgement and exercise caution when interacting using the Services provided to you by our website.
These Terms, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by ARTZVILLA without restriction. Any assignment or transfer by you shall be null and void.
Please report any violations of the Terms that you become aware of by contacting us using the link at the bottom of the ARTZVILLA homepage at http://www.artzvilla.com/