Terms and Conditions

By visiting and using nordnessart.com (hereinafter the “Website”), you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions including our Disclaimer, and Privacy Policy. Your use of the nordnessart.com web site constitutes your agreement to follow these rules and to be bound by them. If you do not agree with the privacy policy and/or any of our terms and conditions, do not use the nordnessart.com website.

 The term “you” refers to anyone who uses, visits, and/or views the website. Astrid Nordness reserves the right to amend or modify these terms and conditions in its sole discretion at any time without notice, and by using the website, you accept those amendments. It is your responsibility to periodically check the website for updates.

 

Intellectual Property / Copyright

The entire content of this website, including but not limited to text, posts, marks, graphics, files, icons, images, service marks, materials, services, products, videos, audio, applications, computer code, designs, downloads, trade names, logos and all other information here (collectively, the “Content”) is owned by us/belongs to nordnessart.com and is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property and unfair competition laws. None of this website’s content may be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcasted or transmitted in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial, non-transferrable, informational, and educational use only while ensuring it’s not in violation of any copyright, trademark, and intellectual property or proprietary rights.

You agree not to copy, duplicate, steal, modify, publish, display, distribute, reproduce, store, transmit, post, create derivative works, reverse engineer, sell, rent or license any part of the Content in any way to anyone, without our prior written consent. You agree to abide by the copyright, trademark laws, and intellectual property rights and shall be solely responsible for any violations of these terms and conditions. For more information please visit Copyright.gov.

 

Privacy Policy

Nordnessart.com is committed to protecting your privacy. Nordnessart.com does not rent, trade, sell or share your personal information with any third party. Your privacy and satisfaction is very important to us. We use your information to respond to questions, notify about shipped artwork, etc. From time to time, you may receive information from us about new features, new available products and special promotional offers that we think you will find valuable. If you are not interested in receiving e-mail announcements and other marketing information from us, you can either opt out to our email updates or e-mail your request to nasupport@nordnessart.com.

Nordnessart.com does not collect any debit, credit card, bank account or any other payment information due to the checkout process is made through PayPal. PayPal uses SSL technology to keep your information safe. The only information we receive is the Buyer’s name, email and shipping address for contact and delivery purposes. Nordnessart.com does not rent, trade, sell or share this information with any other company.

For more information, visit Privacy Policy.

Cookies

We use cookies on this web site. By using nordnessart.com, you consent to the use of cookies.

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device via your browser when you use our web site. These text files contain information to enable provision of user-friendly services and are read by web browsers. Cookies enable our website to recognize you so that our web server can present you with a more individual, better, faster, and more customized website.

Most internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept certain cookies. You can change the settings to block cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent to your device. There are several ways to manage cookies, refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about how to adjust or modify your browser settings. Please note that if you block cookies you may impact the functionality or performance of this web site and may not be able to access some web content.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. 

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where your data is sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

 

Use of this Web Site

This Website is owned and operated by Astrid Nordness. In these Terms and Conditions, Astrid Nordness is referred to as the “Seller”, “nordnessart.com”, “us,” or “we.”

Nordnessart.com Web site is for the sole use of individuals and entities wishing to review, consider, purchase or otherwise engage in retail transactions involving nordnessart.com goods and services and/or to otherwise transact business with Astrid Nordness. No information concerning the transactional preferences of an individual customer (whether such customer is a person or an entity) can be entered, altered, modified or otherwise affected, by any third party on behalf of such individual customer.

The contents of nordnessart.com, including its domain, subdomains and blogs are owned entirely by Astrid Nordness, and are protected, without limitation, pursuant to U.S. and international copyright, The Berne Convention and trademark laws. You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the site strictly in accordance with this agreement; to use the site, solely for internal, personal, non-commercial purposes. Material on this site, including text, logos and images, may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcasted or transmitted in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use or with Astrid Nordness’s permission. In order to request permission, please contact us. In any case, you must retain intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Modification of this material or the use thereof for any other than a personal purpose constitutes a violation of intellectual property rights and trademark that belongs to nordnessart.com. No printout or electronic version of any part of the website or its contents may be used by you in any litigation or arbitration matter whatsoever under any circumstances.

Harassment in any manner or form on the website, including but not limited to via e-mail, contact messages, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is derogatory, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.

This website covers a wide range of art and subject matter, is generally uncensored, and may include visual or written material that some people may consider offensive or inappropriate for children and minors. If you allow your child or anyone else to use your computer or other device, it is solely your responsibility to prevent them from accessing any content that you think is or may be inappropriate for them.

We may place a text file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable us to relate your use of this site to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. nordnessart.com uses cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above).

You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you’ve set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive a warning message with each cookie. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use this site.

 

Buying

In order to purchase paintings, ceramics and other products offered in nordnessart.com by Astrid Nordness, Buyer will be re-directed to a secure PayPal site. Note: You do not need a PayPal account in order to use this service. This guarantees a safer and secure transaction for the Buyer and Seller. By clicking the “Pay Now” button, Buyer will agree to the policy and these “Terms” indicated by nordnessart.com.

 

Payments

Debit/credit cards and bank account transactions are accepted through PayPal. PayPal uses an SSL technology to keep the information safe. Nordnessart.com does not collect any debit, credit card, bank account or any other payment information. Every payment transaction is securely protected by PayPal, and its terms and conditions apply. 

 

Shipping and Handling

All items are carefully packed and include insurance to cover any loss or damage. In stock items are shipped usually 2-3 business days after payment is received and cleared to the shipping address listed in PayPal. Custom and commission pieces will have a pre-agreed upon ship date. Astrid Nordness is not responsible for shipping delays or omissions caused by the carrier or the Buyer’s country’s custom. Shipping rates are estimated per location. Some oversize items and/or international countries may require extra shipping charges. In such cases we will notify the Buyer by email for approval before shipping.
During Holidays, orders may take longer to process due to busy season.

 

Taxes and Import Fees

All prices, commissions, fees and other amounts referred to in these Terms, including any prices, commissions and fees set forth on the Site, are stated in U.S. dollars and do not include any sales, use, value added (“VAT”), goods and services (“GST”) or similar taxes or withholding taxes or any customs, duties or tariffs that may be assessed by any governmental tax authority or that are otherwise payable under applicable law with respect to the purchase, sale and licensing transactions.

Buyer is responsible for all taxes and duties. Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. These charges are the buyer’s responsibility. Buyer must check with his/her country’s customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to buying. These charges are normally collected by the delivering shipping company or when Buyer pick the item up. If the customer refuses to pay these import fees, in most cases the shipment will be abandoned in the destination country and destroyed by customs or the carrier. In this case, we will be unable to issue a refund to the customer for the purchase or shipping. Law requires nordnessart.com to declare the full value (purchase price) and purpose (Commercial) of products on any waybills or customs documentation. We cannot declare a lower value on your package than the purchase price that you paid and cannot designate it as a “Gift” or “Sample”. New York residents pay sales tax.

 

Returns and Refund Policy

Returns or exchanges are accepted within 15 days of receiving the artwork. Please contact us for a return address and packing/shipping procedures. The artwork/item must be in its original condition, carefully packed and returned with all the documents included in the box/tube. Buyer is responsible for all the shipping costs. After we receive and inspect the item(s), your money minus a restocking fee of 15% will be refunded. Even if we provided free shipping, there was a shipping cost associated with your artwork/item that will be also deducted from your refund. If you wish an exchange, your return must be received by us before the other one is shipped to you. If your artwork/item was a custom order/commission, the restocking fee is 20% and exchanges are not accepted. Contact us if you have any questions.

Note: Artwork must be shipped with a tracking number, and preferably insured and with signature confirmation. In case of a loss, we are not responsible for it. We don’t refund shipping costs if your shipment is unclaimed.

DAMAGED PACKAGES

In case the outside of the box and or tube looks severely damaged, if possible refuse the shipment, take pictures of the box and or tube and content to record any damage, and request the driver to note all the details. Damage or loss incurred during shipping is the delivery company’s responsibility. In the event that damage does occur to your artwork, contact us as soon as possible.

If you received a product that was damaged during the shipping process, please retain the box/tube, artwork/item, all packaging materials and documents, as they will be needed to process the insurance claim with the shipping company.

Claims must be properly filed WITHIN 5 DAYS with the delivering carrier online or at your local post office. Inspect and take pictures of the shipping carton for holes, crushed corners and damaged areas. Be prepared to describe the damage in detail. The carrier may request digital photos of the tube/box, damaged item, box manufacturer’s certificate (usually a round seal) and of all packaging materials to help expedite a claim.

WRONG ADDRESS, STOLEN PACKAGES, & UNCLAIMED SHIPMENTS

  • Wrong Address: If the address provided by the customer is wrong or incomplete, and USPS, UPS, FedEx or any carrier, fail to deliver a package, the buyer will need to pay the shipping charges once again to get the artwork/item re-sent. If the carrier re-routes the package to the customer, the charges for the service as imposed on us will be passed on to the buyer and the customer agrees to pay such and/or authorizes us to charge his/her credit card for such charges.
  • Stolen Packages: If a package is left by the carrier on a doorstep, and it is stolen, we will not be held responsible.
  • Unclaimed Shipments: If the package is at the carrier’s office unclaimed by the receiver or the package is deemed “undeliverable”, and returned to us; in that case, the receiver will be responsible for the additional shipping and handling cost for re-sending the package again.
  • If any unclaimed, undeliverable, rejected, or refused packages were returned to us, 20% restocking fee will be deducted from your refund, and any promotional discounts (including free shipping) will be nullified, and it will be charged at the time of return.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS

We are not responsible for shipping delays or omissions caused by the carrier or your country’s customs. In case of damaged packages, you must file a claim with your local customs and/or carrier. If you would like to return a package, you are responsible for all related costs, including cost for shipping the artwork/item and additionally you may be charged for any duties, taxes, brokerage or custom fees associated with your order.

 

Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, nordnessart.com may link to sites operated by third parties. A link to an external site does not imply an endorsement of the views, information or products provided or held by such websites. nordnessart.com is unable to provide any warranty regarding the accuracy or completeness of the content of such sites, or the reliability, quality or effectiveness of any products provided through external websites.  Derogatory, harmful, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal or otherwise objectionable material that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law is not permitted in nordnessart.com. Users may not upload to, distribute through, or otherwise publish through nordnessart.com any content or material that corresponds to the above listed.

Electronic Communications

You consent to receive communications from us by email. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you by email satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. For more information, visit Privacy Policy.

Coupons and Promotions

Coupons may be redeemed only at nordnessart.com. Coupons cannot be combined with any other offer, specials or discount unless it is stated on nordnessart.com. Only one code may be used per transaction. Coupons may be redeemed only during the days and time and for the exact products it indicates. Coupons cannot be applied to past purchases. No negotiable or redeemable for cash.

Images

Different monitors may display the colors of an image slightly differently. Images are for personal and non-commercial use only. In case you want to use an image in a publication, advertisement or commercial use, please contact us.

Print Products

Nordnessart.com reserves the right to reproduce, publish, licensed, publicly display, prepare derivative works of, market, sell and distribute any kind of print products of Astrid Nordness and Oscar Nordness; including without limitation, cards, canvas, paper, posters, mugs, totes and other merchandise, and cannot be reproduced by anybody without Astrid Nordness written permission.

Partners

To the best of our knowledge, products created, advertised, reproduced and sold by our partners from any Nordness Art image/painting, is created with high quality standards. Shipping time may vary depending on manufacturer, quantity and destiny. You expressly understand and agree that we shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages, including without limitation damages for loss of revenue, profits, use, or data, resulting from any of our partners services and products (regardless of whether we should have known of the possibility of such damages). For information about our partner’s products, you must contact them directly.

Guest Posts

The views and opinions expressed in guest articles or posts are those of the guest authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions and views of nordnessart.com as a whole. To the best of our knowledge these posts are interesting and educational, however, we have no control over their content and links. The accuracy, completeness and validity of any statements made within these articles are not guaranteed. We accept no liability for any errors, omissions or representations. The copyright of their content belong to the authors and any liability with regards to infringement of intellectual property rights remains with them.

Errors

In the event an error in price or description is mistakenly listed on the website, Seller reserves the right to refuse and/or cancel any transaction. A refund will be processed if payment was received.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Astrid Nordness makes no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, with respect to the website, any transactions or messages conducted on or through the website and any property offered on the website which are for use “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE.” All warranties express or implied, including without limitation: a) implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for some particular purpose with respect to the contents of nordnessart.com and any website to which it is linked or partnered; b) that its contents will meet your requirements, will always be available, accessible, uninterrupted, timely, secure or operate without error and; c) any implied warranty whether or not arising from the negligence of nordnessart.com to the full extent permissible under applicable law; all of these warranties are hereby disclaimed. You expressly understand and agree that use of the site and the services and products is at your sole risk.

Limitation of Liability

Under any circumstances nordnessart.com and its partners will not be liable for any damages of any kind including without limitation direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if nordnessart.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Due to the fact that certain jurisdictions do not permit or recognize an exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitation may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of this web site, or with any of these terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this web site.

 

Contact

Any comment or question relating to any transaction conducted through this Web site should be directed through the contact page.

Privacy

Nordnessart.com does not sell, rent, trade or share Buyer’s information with any third party. However, nordnessart.com reserves the right to report any activity and disclose any information that it suspects, violates any law or regulation, to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties in order to cooperate with governmental requests and to protect nordnessart.com businesses, partners and customers.

Indemnity

By using this Web site, services and products, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Astrid Nordness, her directors, employees, agents, partners, licensors and suppliers (collectively the “Service Providers”) from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of this Terms and Conditions agreement or any transaction conducted on or through nordnessart.com (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account. Indemnification Costs shall include any costs incurred in the enforcement of the foregoing.