Terms of Service

Terms & Conditions – The Net Gallery and Artist N Virtual

Please read these Terms carefully before using the services provided by the website (“Services”) by Just So Ltd (“Company”, “we” and “us”). You acknowledge that by using the Services offered by us, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not accept these Terms, you will not be able to use the Services offered by us.

If you are using the Services on behalf of your employer or acting as an employee, you warrant that you are authorised to enter into legally binding contracts on behalf of your employer. The same rights, limitations and restrictions apply to your employer. You agree that these Terms are enforceable as if they were a written negotiated agreement signed by your employer.

You are advised to print and retain a copy of these Terms for your future reference.

These Terms may be subject to change, and accordingly you are advised to refer back to these Terms from time to time and before registering with the Website.

Who we are and what we do:

1. About “The Net Gallery and Artist N Virtual”

1.1 This document sets out the Terms and Conditions on which you may use and access our websites The Net Gallery under https://thenetgallery.com and Artist N Virtual under  https://www.artistnvirtual.com/ and other related websites (the “Website”), as registered user.

1.2 The Net Gallery and Artist N Virtual are websites operated by Just So Ltd (“Company”, “we” and “us”), a company under the laws of England (Registration No: 06763093), whose registered office is at 5th Floor, Dudley House, 169 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9EH.

The Websites provide an online social networking facility, database and service provider for art exhibitions and other events (Events) and galleries, museums, project spaces, cultural organisations, artists or educational institutions (Venues) from across the world. You can access the Website by registering with the Website and becoming a member (Member) (hereafter collectively referred to as “Users”). As a Member, you can create your own profile for the purpose of using the Services and the Website, which is made available to other Users (Profile).

We shall be entitled at our own discretion to suspend the Website (wholly or partly) for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to repairs, planned and emergency maintenance or upgrades, and shall not be liable to you for any such suspension or unavailability of the Website (wholly or partly).

We rely on third party providers (such as network providers, data centres and telecommunication providers) to make the Website and the Services available to you (User). Whilst we take all reasonable steps available to provide you with a good level of service, you acknowledge and agree that we do not warrant that the Website shall be uninterrupted or fault-free at all times. We therefore shall not be liable in any way for any losses you may suffer as a result of delays or failures of the Services and/or the Website as a result of our service providers.

By accessing or using the Website, you indicate that you accept these Terms and Conditions and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree, you should leave the Website:

2. Preliminary information

You hereby warrant that:

  • you are at least 18 years old;
  • you have the capacity to agree to these Terms; and
  • you are not in any way prohibited by the applicable law in the jurisdiction which you are currently located to enter into these Terms.

To use certain features on our site, you will need to register some details and create an account.

3. Registration

By registering your details and becoming a Member and/or Venue Owner you consent to us conducting verification and security procedures in respect of the information provided by you online.

You hereby warrant that the information provided by you to us is true, accurate and correct. You further warrant that you shall promptly notify us in the event of any changes to such information. Upon the completion and submission of the online registration form on the Website, you shall be sent a verification email (Verification Email) to the email address you provided on the registration form. This Verification Email will contain details of how to activate your profile (Profile). Your Profile will not be accessible until you have activated it in accordance with the instructions in the Verification Email.

You shall keep your registration details for the Website (Login Details) confidential and secure. Without prejudice to any other rights and remedies available to us, we reserve the right to promptly disable your Login Details and suspend your access to the Website in the event that we have any reason to believe you have breached any of the provisions set out herein. We further reserve our rights to introduce subscription features against fees at any time. There is no right to use our Services free of charge at all times.

4. Formation of contract between us

The following are the terms of the agreement between you and the Company:

Your contract (Contract) with us shall commence: At such time as you activate your registration through the link provided in your Verification Email.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right to:

  • accept or reject your application to register for any reason; and
  • refuse you access to the Services and/or Website (partly or wholly) if you breach any of the provisions hereunder.

Unless otherwise expressly set out to the contrary herein, your Contract with us shall remain in force:

  • where you are a Member, for the duration in which you continue to use the Services.

As a Member, you may terminate your Contract with us at any time by contacting us by e-mail or deleting your Profile.

We may terminate your Contract at any time and for any reason by providing seven (7) days’ notice to you in writing or by email.

We may suspend your access to the Services and/or Website and terminate your Contract at any time and without notice to you if:

  • the third-party services and network providers cease to make the third-party service or network available to us;
  • we believe that you or someone using your Login Details has failed to comply with one or more of these Terms;
  • we believe that there has been fraudulent use, misuse or abuse of features or functionalities of the Services and/or Website (in whole or in part);
  • we believe that you have provided us with any false, inaccurate or misleading information; or
  • we believe that you are not acting in a personal capacity.

The website may provide features to upload your own material to the Website, or to write comments on the same. In doing so, you agree that any material/comment is accurate, is not defamatory or contains obscene, offensive or hateful comments and complies with all relevant laws. In particular you confirm by uploading that you own the relevant copyright or have the copyright owner’s consent for uploading and reproducing the material.

Upon termination of your Contract with us as a Member, you shall continue to have access to the Website as a Visitor.

5. Your obligations

You agree that you are solely responsible and liable for all activities on the Website. You must promptly notify us in the event there is a breach of security or any unauthorised use of your Login Details. We may be contacted by email at info@thenetgallery.com.

You shall not submit to appear on the Website through your use of the Services, any information, comments, images, third party URL links or other material whatsoever in any format (User Submissions), whether on your Profile or elsewhere on the Website, that may reasonably be deemed to be offensive, illegal, inappropriate or that in any way:

  • promote racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
  • harass or advocate harassment of another person;
  • promote any conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libellous;
  • promote any illegal activities;
  • provide instructional information about illegal activities, including violating someone else’s privacy or providing or creating computer viruses;
  • promote or contain information that you know or have reason to believe to be inaccurate, false or misleading;
  • or
  • infringe any rights of any third party.

You acknowledge that making a User Submission does not guarantee that such User Submission, or any part thereof, shall appear on the Website. You agree that we may, at our sole discretion, choose to display or remove any User Submission or any part of the same that you make on the Website and you hereby grant to us a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide licence to do so.

You hereby grant to us a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable licence to make the User Submissions available to other Users of the Website and to share the same on our social media, in our newsletter and on our app.

If you feel that any User Submission made by another User is objectionable, please contact us using the contact details set out on the Website. We shall use our reasonable endeavours to review the relevant User Submission as soon as is practicable and shall take such action as we deem necessary, if any at all.

You further agree that at all times, you shall:

  • not use your Login Details with the intent of impersonating another person;
  • not allow any other person to use your Login Details;
  • not use the information presented on or obtained using the Website or derived from the Services for any purposes other than those expressly set out in these Terms;
  • not do anything likely to impair, interfere with or damage or cause harm or distress to any persons using the Website or in respect of the network;
  • not use the Website, the content therein and/or do anything that will infringe the intellectual property rights or other rights of any third parties;
  • comply with all instructions and policies from us from time to time in respect of the Services and the Website;
  • co-operate with any reasonable security or other checks or requests for information made by us from time to time; and
  • use the information made available to you on the Website or through the Services at your own risk. You acknowledge that information covered by this paragraph is provided to you free of charge and that it is therefore reasonable for you to bear the risk of using it. This provision is subject to the statements in the section “our liability of you are a personal user” or “our liability if you are a business user” below.

In the event that we, in our sole and absolute discretion, consider that you have breached any of the terms set out in this clause 5, we reserve the right to take any action that we deem to be necessary, including without limitation, the termination forthwith and without notice of your use of and access to the Services and the Website; and in the case of illegal use, the instigation of legal proceedings as appropriate.

Without prejudice to any of our other rights and remedies, we reserve the right, in our sole and absolute discretion, to take any action that we deem necessary and appropriate in the event we consider that there is a breach or threatened breach of this clause 5.

Providing you stick to your obligations, we will continue to provide the Services to you

6. Our rights and obligations

In consideration for your compliance with these Terms, we shall use our reasonable endeavours to provide you with the Services on the Website and any additional services that we agree to provide to you, at all times.

We reserve the right to make any changes to the Website including any functionalities and content therein or to discontinue any aspect of the Services or features of the Website without notice.

We may update or modify these Terms from time to time and shall notify you of any such updates and revisions through a message displayed on the Website. Your continued use of the Services and/or the Website (whether wholly or partly) shall be deemed your acceptance of such change(s) in respect of the updated or modified Terms. If you do not agree with the changes to these Terms, you may terminate your Contract with us in accordance with clause 4.

To provide the Services to you, we may be required to monitor your use of the Services and/or the Website from time to time. You hereby consent to us monitoring your use of the Services and the Website.

In order to use and share the content you create (including, but not limited to the upload of videos, photos or texts) you give us the legal permission to use this content. This is for the purposes of providing, improving and advertising the Services of the Website. Specifically, when you share, post, or upload content that is covered by intellectual property rights, you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, and worldwide license to host, use, distribute, modify, run, copy, publicly perform or display, translate, and create derivative works of your content on any media/platform (online or offline). The license continues even after you may delete the information or your profile.

7. Your relationship with other Users

You acknowledge and agree that we only provide you with the Services and the Website. You understand that we are not involved or a participant, in any way, in respect of any contact, meetings (face-to-face or otherwise), negotiations, transactions or contracts between you and other Users.

Consequently, you acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable in any way and for any reason whatsoever in respect of your relationship with other Users.  This provision is subject to the statements in the section “our liability if you are a personal user” or “our liability if you are a business user” below.

We recommend that you take all reasonable care when arranging any meeting or otherwise with any other User.

We link to other websites and encourage you to do the same. Whether Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, these sites have their own terms and conditions. Make sure you check these too.

8. Our affiliations and linking

The Website provides links to and content from third party websites. Such third-party websites are not our responsibility and accordingly we accept no responsibility for the availability, suitability, reliability or content of such third-party websites and do not endorse the views expressed therein.

Third-party websites operate under their own terms and conditions, and you are advised to read such terms and conditions prior to making use of such third-party websites. Further, where you access any third-party website through a link on our Website, you acknowledge and agree to abide by the terms and conditions of such third-party website.

The Net Gallery and Artist N Virtual are user-generated platforms, which means you can add the content yourself. We trust you to add correct information and we are not liable if the information is not correct.

9. Exclusion of warranties and limitation of liability

We make no representation or warranty about the Services, including the fact that the Services will be uninterrupted and free of errors.

We further do not verify and do not have any control in respect of any User Submission. We do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, correctness, reliability, suitability or at all in respect of any User Submission or any other information made available to you through your use of the Website and/or Services. If you so intend to use and/or rely upon any User Submission or any other information made available to you through your use of the Website and/or Services, you do so at your own risk and liability.  This provision is subject to the statements in the section “our liability if you are a personal user” or “our liability if you are a business user” below.

Further, you acknowledge and agree that where the Website includes views, opinions, advice or recommendations, such views, opinions, advice and recommendations are not endorsed by us and to the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability for the accuracy, defamatory nature, completeness, timeliness, suitability or otherwise of such views, opinions, advice or recommendations.

We rely on third party providers to make the Services and the Website available to you. You acknowledge and agree that we do not warrant that the Services and the Website shall be uninterrupted or fault-free at all times.

Our liability if you are a personal user:

If we fail to comply with these Terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer which is not dealt with elsewhere in these Terms and that is a foreseeable result of our breach of the Terms and such amount that we may pay to you for such loss or damage you suffer under or arising out of your Contract shall be limited in the aggregate to one hundred pounds sterling (£100.00).

We are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if it is an obvious consequence of our breach or if it was contemplated by you and us at the time we entered into this Contract.

We only supply the Services for your own private use. You agree not to use the Services for any commercial, business or re-sale purpose, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability for:

  • death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
  • breach of the terms implied by section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 (title and quiet possession); or
  • breach of the terms implied by sections 3, 4 and 5 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 (description, satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and samples).

Our liability if you are a business owner (i.e. gallery owner):

Nothing in these Terms limits or excludes our liability for:

  • death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
  • any breach of the obligations implied by section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982.

Our maximum aggregate liability to you under, arising from or in connection with your Contract, whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, shall not exceed one hundred pounds sterling (£100.00).

Subject to clause 10, we will under no circumstances whatsoever be liable to you, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising under or in connection with the Contract for:

  • consequential, indirect or special losses;
  • loss of profits, income or revenue;
  • loss of savings or anticipated savings, interest or production;
  • loss of business or business benefits;
  • loss of contracts;
  • loss of opportunity or expectations;
  • loss of goodwill and/or reputation;
  • loss of marketing and/or public relations time and/or opportunities;
  • loss of data; or
  • loss of management or office time

whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising out of or in connection with your use of or reliance on the Website and/or Services.

Commentary and other materials posted on the Website (including any User Submissions) or provided by us 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 User to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. Further, responsibility for decisions taken on the basis of information, suggestions and advice given to you by us (including through the Website) shall remain solely with you.

In the event that you have a dispute with any other User of the Website, you hereby release us from any claims, demands and damages of any kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in connection with such dispute.

Please respect our trademarks and our brand. they belongs to us.

10. Intellectual property rights

We and our licensors own all the intellectual property rights relating to the Website, excluding the User Submissions.

You are expressly prohibited from:

  • reproducing, copying, editing, transmitting, uploading or incorporating into any other materials, any of the Website, including without limitation, any information, articles, photographs, images or submissions made available to you through your use of the Website and/or the Services; and
  • removing, modifying, altering or using any registered or unregistered marks/logos/designs owned by us and/or our licensors, and doing anything which may be seen to take unfair advantage of our reputation and goodwill or could be considered an infringement of any of the rights in the intellectual property rights owned by and/or licensed to is.

We respect the intellectual property rights of third parties. We require that any information/material posted by Users is accurate and not infringing any intellectual property rights. However, provided that we are unaware of any infringement of any third-party intellectual property rights at the time you submit any User Submissions, we shall not be liable in any way to you or any third party for any breach of such rights subsequently notified to you or us.

We reserve our rights to take down such disputed content immediately and you agree to indemnify and hold the Company harmless for any costs, legal fees, loss or damage in this connection.  

11. Privacy Policy

We comply with the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 and all other successor legislation and regulations in the performance of our obligations under these Terms. Please click here to view our Privacy Policy. The terms of the Privacy Policy form part of these Terms and you agree to be bound by them.

12. Cookie Policy

The website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information may be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a setting of your browser software.

13. Complaints

If you have reason to believe that any of the terms herein have been breached, there is any copyright infringement or you have a complaint to make, please email us. All notification and communication to us should be sent to the contact details provided herein.

These Terms apply to all users of the Website at all times.

14. General

If we fail at any time to insist upon strict performance of your obligations under these Terms, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under these Terms, this will not constitute a waiver of any such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.

A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.

No waiver by us of any of these Terms shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing.

All notifications and communications to us should be sent to the contact details set out in the imprint.

If any of these Terms are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which shall continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

These Terms and any document expressly referred to in them represent the entire agreement between you and us in respect of your use of the Website and the Services, and shall supersede any prior agreement, understanding or arrangement between you and us, whether oral or in writing.

You acknowledge that in entering into these Terms, you have not relied on any representations, undertaking or promise given by or implied from anything said or written whether on the Website, the internet or in negotiation between you and us except as expressly set out in these Terms.

These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with English law. The Courts of England shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising out of these Terms. If you live outside of England, English law shall apply only to the extent that English law shall not deprive you of any legal  protection accorded in accordance with the law of the place where you are habitually resident (Local Law).

In the event English law deprives you of any legal protection which is accorded to you under Local Law, then these terms shall be governed by Local Law and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with these Terms shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts where you are habitually resident.