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SHIPPING POLICY

For items which do not include shipping, you will need to obtain a quote. To obtain a shipping quote, proceed to checkout and complete your purchase. You will not be charged at this time. Within 48 hours, you will receive a shipping quote via email for your approval. If you do not approve the quote, you will not be charged and your order will be cancelled.

Customs duties and taxes may apply to international purchases: Items you purchase that must be shipped internationally may be subject to customs duties and sales or Value Added Tax (VAT) set by the destination country.
These fees are not calculated prior to customs clearance in that country and are in addition to the price and shipping cost you are charged.

RETURN POLICY

We do not offer a right of return unless prior arrangements have been made, in writing, at the time of sale. We do try to be as flexible as possible in accommodating such requests.

LOST OR STOLEN PACKAGES

St. George Gallery is not responsible for lost or stolen packages confirmed to be delivered to the address entered for an order.  Upon inquiry to customersupport@StGeorgeofEthiopia.com St. George Gallery will confirm delivery to the address provided, date of delivery, tracking information and shipping carrier information for the customer to investigate.

BUYER PROTECTION

We know buying unique pieces online requires trust. We have implemented secure checkout, your purchase will be fully protected.

In the unlikely event you receive an item that is significantly not as described or has been damaged in transit, we want to make it right. Please email us within 24 hours of receiving your item to let us know there is a problem, and we will work with you to reach the best possible resolution, whether that be arranging for a return, a full refund, or a repair.

Buyer protection is a part of our broader promise to our customers.

PRESENTATION OF PRODUCTS

St. George Gallery utilizes commercial photography to ensure that all of our products presented have the best display and product accuracy for customers. St. George Gallery is not responsible for the product accuracy displayed on a customer’s mobile or computer device as individual variances may occur therefore St. George Gallery disclaims all liability.

CUSTOMS DUTIES & TAXES FOR INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS

St. George Gallery’s prices do not reflect customs duties and sales or Value Added Tax (VAT) set by the destination country.  These fees are in addition to the price (that includes shipping & handling) that you are charged when you check out of the St. George Gallery E-commerce shop.

TERMS and CONDITIONS

By visiting StGeorgeofEthiopia.com, you are consenting to our terms and conditions.
St. George Gallery is the owner of the Site defined as follows: the term “Site” refers to the website domains of www.StGeorgeofEthiopia.com.  The terms “user”, “you”, and “your” refer to site visitors, customers, and any other users of the site.

The Site features an online gallery of artwork completed by artists that are offered for sale through the St. George Gallery E-commerce store.  We have listed information accessible to us to include artist biography, the artwork’s description and dimensions.  In the event that there are gaps in the information presented, St. George Gallery completes the information as it is available to us.

Use of the Site, including all materials presented herein and all online services provided by St. George Gallery, is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all site visitors, customers, and all other users of the site. By using the Site or Service, you agree to these Terms and Conditions, without modification, and acknowledge reading them.

St. George Gallery may include price changes on all or specific products and make those changes as needed.

USE OF THE SITE AND SERVICE

To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years of age or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into these Terms and Conditions. Children under the age of 18 are prohibited from using the Site. Information provided on the Site and in the service related to artwork, antiques, Saba Alene Collections, and other products, exhibitions, and other information are subject to change without notice to you. St. George Gallery makes no representation or warranty that the information provided, regardless of its source (the “Content”), is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. St. George Gallery disclaims all liability for any inaccuracy, error, or incompleteness in the content.

ACCOUNT CREATION

In order to purchase Products, you may be required to provide information about yourself including without limitation your name, email address, username and password, and other personal information. You agree that any registration information you give to us will always be accurate, correct, and up to date. You must not impersonate someone else or provide account information or an email address other than your own. Your account must not be used for any illegal, deceitful, fraudulent or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction.

LAWFUL PURPOSES

You may use the Site and Service for lawful purposes only. You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases of Products made by you or someone acting on your behalf through the Site. You agree to use the Site and to purchase Services or Products through the Site for legitimate, non-commercial purposes only. You shall not post or transmit through the Site any material which violates or infringes the rights of others, or which is threatening, abusive, defamatory, libelous, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable, contains injurious formulas, recipes, or instructions, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.

REFUSAL OF SERVICE

The Products offered are subject to our acceptance of your order or requests. We reserve the right to refuse service to or to fulfill any order for Products from any person or entity, without the obligation to assign reason for doing so. No order is deemed accepted by us until payment has been processed and received by us. We may at any time change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Site or Service.

ORDER CONFIRMATION

We will email you to confirm the placement of your order and with details concerning product delivery. In the event that there is an error in or you fail to receive an email confirmation, it is your responsibility to inform us immediately.

OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The Site, Products and Service contain intellectual property owned by St. George Gallery, including trademarks, copyrights, proprietary information, and other intellectual property. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, distribute, display, reproduce or perform, or in any way exploit in any format whatsoever any of the Site, whether for profit or not for profit, any Content or intellectual property, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent.

CHANGED TERMS

We may at any time amend these Terms and Conditions. Such amendments are effective immediately by us posting the new Terms and Conditions on this Site which such posting shall be deemed notice to you. Any use of the Site or Service by you after such posting of amendments means you accept these amendments. We reserve the right to update any portion of our Site, Products and Service, including these Terms and Conditions, at any time. We will post the most recent versions to the Site and list the effective dates on the pages of our Terms and Conditions.

PRIVACY POLICY

By visiting StGeorgeofEthiopia.com you are consenting to our privacy policy.  Use of the Site including all materials presented therein and all online services provided by St. George Gallery is subject to the following Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy applies to all site visitors, customers, and all other users of the site. By using the Site or Service, you agree to this Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time, without modification, and acknowledge reading and understanding it.

Overview:

St. George Gallery is the owner of StGeorgeofEthiopia.com and is committed to protecting your privacy online to the extent required to give effect to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we collect through this website at StGeorgeofEthiopia.com and how we collect and use that information.

The terms “we,” “us,” “our”, refers to St. George Gallery and “user,” “you,” and “your” refer to site visitors, customers, and any other users of the site.

The term “personal information” is defined as information that you voluntarily provide to us by visiting the Site, including without limitation that information that personally identifies you and/or your contact information, including but not limited to your name, email address, phone number, mailing address, or credit card.

By providing any personal information to the Site, all users, including without limitation users in the European Union or other international location outside of the United States, fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information in the United States.

We control and operate the Site from our office in the United States of America, and all information is processed within the United States of America or at the location of our service provider. We do not represent that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States. Persons who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

Buyers agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in connection with their use of the Site. The Site may be used only for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside as well as the restrictions on import or export of Items from the United States or Ethiopia to your country.

Information we collect:

This Site collects personal information you provide to us, which may include, but is not limited to, the following:

Your name:   Used to subscribe visitors to the newsletter; announcements; and may also be provided if you choose to contact St. George Gallery using the e-mail to us.

Your phone number:   Occasionally used to contact site visitors who have sent queries through the e-mail and included a contact telephone number.

Your mailing address:   Used to ship purchases made through the Online Store.

Your credit card information:   Provided (but not viewed by us) when purchases are made in the Online Store. All payment information is encrypted and kept secure by our trusted third party payment providers, which may include Paypal.

The above types of information you provide to us is used to process transactions, send periodic emails, and improve the service we provide. We do share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, and servicing clients and visitors. These trusted third parties also have independent privacy policies of their own which we are not responsible for these privacy policies or practices of third party service providers. Your personal information will never knowingly and intentionally be shared by us with unrelated third parties without your consent.

Activity:

In addition to the above use of your information, we may record information relating to your use of the Site, such as the searches you undertake, the pages you view, your browser type, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. We use this type of information to administer the Site and to provide the highest possible level of service to you. We also use this information in the aggregate to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the Site.

Cookies:

We may send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and to improve the quality of our service. The term “cookies” refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing the Site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Site may not work properly or at all.

Third Party Links:

The Site may contain links to third party websites. Except as otherwise discussed in this Privacy Policy, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you on our Site. Other sites accessible through our site via links or otherwise have their own policies in regard to privacy. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third parties.

Security:

We maintain security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure. However, no exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. While we take reasonable efforts to protect your personal information shared with us through our Site, you acknowledge that the personal information you share with us through this Site could be accessed or tampered with by an unauthorized third party to your detriment. You agree that we are not responsible to you for any unauthorized intercepted information of yours shared through our Site. Additionally, you fully release us and save harmless from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information when unauthorized by us.

Changes to this policy:

You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Site and this Policy periodically and to be aware of any modifications. Any changes to this privacy policy shall be deemed to have been done so with notice to you by posting any such changes on this page.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

In the event of a dispute arising out of or in connection with these terms or any contract between You and us, then you agree to settle the dispute by engaging in good faith with us of mediation, before commencing litigation.

COPYRIGHT

Title, ownership rights, and intellectual property rights used on the St. George Gallery online website are the property of the St. George Gallery or our respective copyright owners. In the event that there is any dispute between us in relation to this issue, you agree that until the matter is resolved, an interim injunction will be an appropriate remedy. An Interim injunction is a court order, which would prevent any further use or distribution of the image that we are concerned about, until a final court hearing where the court will make a decision on all the facts.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU AGREE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICE. ADDITIONALLY, ST. GEORGE GALLERY IS NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH (I) ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, DENIAL OF SERVICE, ATTACK, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE; (II) LOSS OF REVENUE, ANTICIPATED PROFITS, BUSINESS, SAVINGS, GOODWILL OR DATA; AND (III) THIRD PARTY THEFT OF, DESTRUCTION OF, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF YOUR INFORMATION OR PROPERTY, REGARDLESS OF OUR NEGLIGENCE, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, FAILURE OF AN ESSENTIAL PURPOSE AND WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY ARISES IN NEGLIGENCE, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LEGAL LIABILITY. THE FOREGOING APPLIES EVEN IF ST GEORGE GALLERY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF OR COULD HAVE FORESEEN THE DAMAGES. IN THOSE AREAS THAT DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR THE DAMAGES, OUR LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST POSSIBLE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IN NO EVENT SHALL ST GEORGE GALLERY CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED THE TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT OR SERVICE YOU HAVE MOST RECENTLY PURCHASED FROM ST GEORGE GALLERY, AND IF NO PURCHASE HAS BEEN MADE BY YOU THEN ST GEORGE GALLERY’S CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU SHALL NOT EXCEED $100.

THIRD PARTY RESOURCES

The Site may contain links to third party websites and resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for the availability, accuracy, content, or policies of third party websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by or affiliation with St. George Gallery.  You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.

INDEMNIFICATION

You shall fully indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, settlements, liabilities, costs, charges, assessments, and expenses, as well as third party claims and causes of action, including, without limitation, attorney’s fees, arising out of any breach by you of any of these Terms and Conditions, or any use by you of the Site, Products or Service. You shall provide us with such assistance, without charge, as we may request in connection with any such defense, including, without limitation, providing us with such information, documents, records, and reasonable access to you, as we deem necessary. You shall not settle any third party claim or waive any defense without our prior written consent.

NOTICES

All notices, requests, demands, and other communications under this Agreement shall be in writing and properly addressed by registered mail as follows:

St. George Gallery
105 North Alfred Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
United States

GOVERNING LAW; VENUE; MEDIATION

This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with, and governed by, the laws of the state of Virginia of the United States, as applied to contracts that are executed and performed entirely in the state of Virginia.  The exclusive venue for any arbitration or court proceeding based on or arising out of this Agreement shall be Alexandria, Virginia .  The parties agree to attempt to resolve any dispute, claim, or controversy arising out of or relating to this Agreement by mediation.  The parties further agree that their respective good faith participation in mediation is a condition precedent to pursuing any other available legal or equitable remedy, including litigation, arbitration, or other dispute resolution procedures.

RECOVERY OF LITIGATION EXPENSES

If any legal action or any arbitration or other proceeding is brought for the enforcement of this Agreement, or because of an alleged dispute, breach, default, or misrepresentation in connection with any of the provisions of this Agreement, the successful or prevailing party or parties shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney’s fees and other costs incurred in that action or proceeding, in addition to any other relief to which it or they may be entitled.

SEVERABILITY

If any term, provision, covenant, or condition of this Agreement is held by an arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the rest of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect and shall in no way be affected, impaired, or invalidated.

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