The following Terms and Conditions apply to both Artisans and Community Members of ArtisansVillage.com, LLC website.
Web Address: ArtisansVillage.com
The Terms and Conditions are a legally binding contract between you and ArtisansVillage.com, LLC. This contract sets out your rights and responsibilities when you use the services provided by ArtisansVillage.com, LLC. By using any of our Services you’re agreeing to the Terms.
When registering as an Artisan, provide accurate information about yourself and your business. ArtisansVillage.com, LLC will check the accuracy of the contact information including but not limited to the artisan’s web, email, brick and mortar address, as well as store representation. This information is supplied by the individual Artisan and if information is changed/updated the individual Artisan is responsible for providing ArtisansVillage.com with their updated information. Despite our best efforts, ArtisansVillage.com cannot guarantee that all Artisan information is error free.
When registering your profile page please select all contact information that you would like to make public on your profile page (your web address, email address, brick and mortar shop address, phone number as well as storefront representations. If selected this information will be made public. This information is intended to provide a means for Community Members to directly contact the individual Artisan. If such contact information is meant to be private, please make the appropriate selections. If you would like to edit/update such contact information at any time, please contact email@example.com.
Content that you submit using our Services is your content. ArtisansVillage.com, LLC does not make any claim to it. That includes anything you post using our Services.
RESPONSIBILITY OF YOUR CONTENT
You understand that you are solely responsible for your content. You represent that you have all necessary rights to your content and that you are not infringing or violating any third party’s rights by posting it.
PERMISSION TO USE YOUR CONTENT
By posting content through our Services, you grant ArtisansVillage.com, LLC a license to use it. We do not claim any ownership to your content, but we have your permission to use it to help ArtisansVillage.com and you the Artisan function and grow.
RIGHTS YOU GRANT ARTISANSVILLAGE.COM, LLC
By posting content, you grant ArtisansVillage.com, LLC a license to use, display, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, store, and prepare derivative works of your content to provide Services and to promote ArtisansVillage.com, LLC, and you as an Artisan.
ACCESSING AND SHARING YOUR CONTENT
By submitting your content to our Services, you also give other ArtisansVillage.com users the right to share your content using social media platforms (Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram ect.)
INAPPROPRIATE, FALSE, OR MISLEADING CONTENT
There are certain types of content we do not want profiled on ArtisansVillage.com. ArtisansVillage.com, LLC reserves the right to refuse and Artisan for any reason. All Artisans and Community Members agree that they will not post any content that is abusive, threatening, defamatory, obscene, vulgar or otherwise offensive. You also agree not to post any content that is false and misleading.
ABUSE OF SERVICES
You may not use the Services to do anything unlawful, infringing, disruptive, harmful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, profane, obscene, hateful or otherwise objectionable. While you are free to promote your creative work on the Services, you may not spam other users via messaging or comment sections. You may not frame the Services or our website without our approval. You may not copy or imitate the design, layout, or look-and-feel of the Services. Only use our Services to post your own creative work.
If we determine that your conduct violates these Terms and Conditions we may remove your content or disable your use of the Services at any time, with or without notice to you.
EXTERNAL TRADEMARK USAGE GUIDLINES
These guidelines are to be used by a third party, other than ArtisansVillage.com, LLC, wishing to utilize any of Artisans Village’s trademarks.
ACCEPTABLE TRADEMARK USES
A third party may use the Artisans Village trademarked logo for the purposes of marketing their services to prospective clients, promoting themselves as well as ArtisansVillage.com
UNACCEPTABLE TRADEMARK USES
A third party may not use the Artisans Village trademarked logo in such a manner that implies that any non-Artisans Village materials, including but not limited to goods, services, Web sites or publications, are endorsed, sponsored, licensed by or affiliated with Artisans Village. The trademarked logo may not be displayed as a primary or prominent feature on any materials that do not originate from ArtisansVillage.com, LLC.
REVIEW OF TRADMARK USES
ArtisansVillage.com, LLC reserves the right to review samples of finished materials belonging to any third party containing the Artisans Village trademarked logo.
NOTIFY US OF MISUSE
Please report any problematic content or misuse of trademarked logo you see by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
ArtisansVillage.com, LLC believes in the privacy of your personal information. We provide Artisan Profile Page settings that allow you to choose what information you would like to make public. By visiting the site, becoming a profiled Artisan, or becoming a Community Member you consent to our collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this policy.
We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter or become a community member. When registering on our site, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, web address or location.
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
Collected information may be used in several ways. Collecting your information allows us to identify and search for community followers within a local geographical boundary. We may use your locality to market to various community members as well as third-party sites in order to expand Artisan reach. We may send periodic emails to administer a contest, promotion, survey, or newsletters updating Artisans and Community Members of new items featured on ArtisansVillage.com. From time to time we may use this information to host events expanding community awareness of the importance of our Buy Local Buy Artisanal platform.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our websites, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
If at any time, you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
INFORMATION USED FOR MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES
ArtisansVillage.com may use the information collected for soliciting marketing opportunities (i.e. advertising, expanded brand pages, dedicated email blasts, and sponsored events) to Artisans to expand their reach and grow their network.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our sites and welcome any feedback about these sites.
TERMINATION BY YOU
You may terminate your account with ArtisanVillage.com at any time. Contact email@example.com to permanently erase your Artisan Profile Page.
TERMINATION BY ARTISANSVILLAGE.COM, LLC
ArtisansVillage.com, LLC reserves the right to terminate your account at any time, for any reason, and without notice. ArtisansVillage.com, LLC may refuse service to anyone, at any time, for any reason.
WE MAY DISCONTINUE/ADD ANY SERVICE
ArtisansVillage.com, LLC reserves the right to change, add, suspend or discontinue any of the Services at any time, for any reason. We will not be liable to you for the effect that any changes to the services may have on you, including your income or your ability to generate revenue through the services.
WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
ITEMS YOU PURCHASE
You understand that ArtisansVillage.com does not manufacture, store or inspect any of the items sold by our Artisans. We provide the venue; the items showcased are produced and sold directly by our Artisans or Marketplaces, so ArtisansVillage.com LLC cannot and does not make any warranties about their quality, safety or even their legality. Any legal claim related to an item you purchase must be brought directly against the Artisan. You release ArtisansVillage.com, LLC from any claims related to items sold through our services, including for defective items, misrepresentations by Artisans or items that caused physical injury.
CONTENT YOU ACCESS
You may come across materials that you find offensive or inappropriate while using our services. We make no representations concerning any content posted by users through the services. ArtisansVillage.com, LLC is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality or decency of content posted by users that you accessed through the services. You release us from all liability relating to that content.
You can use the services to interact with other individuals, either online or in person. However, you understand that we do not screen users of our services, and you release us from all liability relating to your interactions with other users. Please be careful and exercise caution and good judgment in all interactions with others.
To the fullest extent, permitted by law, neither ArtisansVillage.com, LLC, nor our employees or directors shall be liable to you for any lost profits or revenues, or for any consequential, incidental, indirect, special or punitive damages arising out of or in connection with the services or these terms.
DISPUTES WITH OTHER USERS
If you find yourself in a dispute with another user of ArtisansVillage.com LLC, Services or a third party, we encourage you to contact the other party and try to resolve the dispute amicably.
CHANGES TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
We may update these Terms and Conditions. If the changes are material, we will let you know by sending you an email message about the changes. You can decide whether you want to continue using the services. Changes will be effective upon the posting of the changes. You are responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any changes.