New York Art World ®
New York Art World ® Mission Statement

New York Art World, also known as "NYAW" is devoted to furthering the cause of the visual arts in the New York metropolitan area. NYAW's mission is to provide a "space" for New York artists and their art community. The site services queries from the general public as well as the extended art community via the World Wide Web. As the name suggests the primary focus of the service is on the arena of New York Art World and the artists who make it up; in the evolving cultural milieu of New York city.

New York has long been regarded as the arts capital. However, many artists in New York do not have access and are not part of the gallery scene. With that in mind, one of the goals of NYAW is to give a visibility and a presence to some of these unknown artists who are, nevertheless, highly skilled and talented, but not as well-connected as some of their counterparts.

Our Shipping Policy

We use UPS ground delivery to ship to any U.S. address. For artwork that is pre-framed by the artist or purchased unframed, there is a shipping and handling fee. When you wish to purchase an artwork, you can first put in a request with our "Secure Order Form. After you send in your Secure Order Form, with your Billing Information, we will send you an email indicating the exact amount to be billed to your credit card (which will include Shipping & Handling, and Sales Tax for New York state only). We would then ask you to email a confirmation of these charges before the transaction is processed.

Because artwork is sourced directly from the artist, it may take up to 3 weeks to arrive. Our Customer Service department will notify you via email once your artwork is en route to your home. We will include the UPS tracking number of your shipment along with the URL of the UPS tracking site.

For international shipping rates, methods and delivery time, please send email to newyorkartworld.com prior to placing your order. If your order is damaged in shipment, please keep the package it came in and contact us immediately at Customer Service.

Return Policy

Your satisfaction with any purchase is 100% guaranteed. If you are not fully satisfied with your artwork for any reason, please let us know, by email or phone, within 5 days after you receive it, that you intend to return it to us, immediately, in damage-preventive packaging. You may return the artwork for an exchange or credit. NewYorkArtWorld.com secure server employs the latest secure socket layers (SSL) technology, which is the industry standard for the safest in e-commerce transactions.

Terms of Privacy

The following discloses the privacy policies regarding information gathering and dissemination.

A. General. NewYorkArtWorld.comıs registration form requires users to submit the following contact information: an e-mail address, first name, last name, and a password. Contact data from the registration form is used to send information about our company to registered parties as well as promotional materials from some of our partners. Personal contact information may also be referenced to contact the user when necessary. Users have the option of electing not to receive future mailings­see section "E" below. Financial information, when collected for purchase of a piece, is used to check the userıs qualifications for purchase and to bill the user for appropriate products and services. When registering, NewYorkArtWorld.comıs online survey asks users for certain demographic data: approximate age, and the type of artwork each user enjoys. This data is analyzed and used to tailor NewYorkArtWorld.com to its usersı needs. It will not be sold for any reason. Periodically contests are run on NewYorkArtWorld.com during which visitors are asked for contact information. This data is used to send information about NewYorkArtWorld.com and promotional material from some of our partners to the contest entrant. Personal contact information may also be used to contact the user when necessary. Visitors entering contests may elect not to receive future mailings (see section "E"). IP addresses may be used to help diagnose problems with the NewYorkArtWorld.com server, and to administer to the website. A userıs IP address is used to help identify that user and the userıs personalized shopping cart as well as to gather broad demographic information. NewYorkArtWorld.com contains links to other sites. NewYorkArtWorld.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

B. Public Forums. NewYorkArtWorld.com makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users from time to time. Information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information. Users must exercise caution and discretion when deciding to disclose personal information in these settings.

C. Security. NewYorkArtWorld.com has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under its control. NewYorkArtWorld.com performs scheduled backups of its user database. In addition, all web-based transactions are processed through a secure SSL connection.

D. Usage by Minors. NewYorkArtWorld.com does not knowingly collect personally identifiable offline contact information or any online contact information from a minor without prior parental consent or parental notification. This includes an opportunity for the parent to prevent use of the information and participation in the activity. Without prior parental consent, online information will only be used to respond directly to the childıs request and will not be used for other purposes. Neither will NewYorkArtWorld.com distribute to third parties, give the ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute any personally identifiable information from a minor without prior parental consent. NewYorkArtWorld.com will not entice a minor by the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity, to divulge more information than is needed to participate in the activity.

E. Choice/ Opt-Out. NewYorkArtWorld.com users have the ability to opt not to receive communications relating to NewYorkArtWorld.com and / or its partners at the point where registration information is entered. Users should feel free to send email to NewYorkArtWorld.com in order to remove information from its database or to request not to receive future communications or services.

F. Correct / Update. In order to modify any information previously provided to NewYorkArtWorld.com users may access the "MY ACCOUNT" (www.NewYorkArtWorld.com) feature on the main portal/index page in order to correct and update personal information.

G. AOL Privacy Policy Adherence. NewYorkArtWorld.com abides by the principles outlined in AOLıs Privacy Policy detailed at the following URL: http://legal.web.aol.com/policy/aolpol/privpol.html.

H. NewYorkArtWorld.com Contact Information. Questions regarding this privacy policy may be addressed by email to Alison at Customer Service.

Copyright Statement / Disclaimer

Under no circumstances may the material appearing on this site - NYAW, including that submitted by the participating artists, be resold or redistributed for compensation of any kind without prior written permission from the artist. The above applies regardless of how access to the Web site is attained.NYAW accepts no responsibility for any violation of these restrictions of the artist's copyright resulting from violations by viewers or downloaders of the material submitted by artists to the Web site. In keeping with the educational purposes of the Internet and NYAW, a user may download a file and share it with others for no personal or commercial gain.

Moreover, NYAW does not undertake to be responsible for any breach of agreements made between the artist and a would-be user or buyer of the art which is the consequence of the art having been displayed on this Web site. Nor is NYAW responsible for any failure of the artist to deliver or otherwise perform under any agreement made with a user or purchaser.NYAW does not guarantee that the finished work will be the same as the screen image or that the screen image, if reproduced by others, will always look the same. Any such requirements depend entirely on the contractual agreements between the artist and the user and do not involve performance NYAW shall be required to effectuate. Furthermore, NYAW will not be bound by arbitration for any damages resulting from branches of agreements between the artist and the user or purchaser.

By submitting images to be displayed on NYAW, having images displayed on NYAW, and/or consenting to having images displayed on NYAW, the artist, agent, owner, gallery or other person so submitting displaying, or consenting ("Art Submitter") hereby agrees, represents and warrants that (i) the Art Submitters is the sole artist and author of the work and or owns all rights to it, (ii) the Art Submitter is hereby granting permission to NYAW to use and publish the image on/in its website, its affiliates websites, any publication (including promotional materials), postcards, magazines, brochures or other art related resource, (iii) neither the use, display, or the granting of permission to use and display such an image will violate any right (including copyright) and/oragreement of any person or entity, (iv) use of such image by NYAW will not violate any law, and (v) Art Submitter will indemnify and hold harmless NYAW and each of its officers, directors, employees and against any liability or expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees).

You are also advised that NewYorkArtWorld will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to criminal prosecution. Nothing contained on the site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on the Site without the express written permission of NewYorkArtWorld.com. DISCLAIMER THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY NEWYORKARTWORLD.COM ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. NEWYORKARTWORLD.COM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS, INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEWYORKARTWORLD.COM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NEWYORKARTWORLD.COM WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. İ 1999 New York Art World.com.


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