Terms of Use

WEB SITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) govern your use of the World Wide Web Site located at http://www.artnews.com (the “Site”). By accessing, viewing, or using the content, material, or services available on or through this Site, you, individually and on behalf of any person, organization, entity, or employer for which you are acting, acknowledge that you have read and understand these Terms and Conditions, and that you, individually and on behalf of any person, organization, entity, or employer for which you are acting, agree to them and intend to be legally bound by them. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you are not granted permission to use this Site and must exit immediately.

These Terms and Conditions may be changed at any time. It is the obligation of users returning to the Site to learn of changes to the Terms and Conditions since their last visit. Any change to these Terms and Conditions shall be effective as to any visitor who has visited the Site before the change was made.

  1. Proprietary RightsAll works of authorship, information, content, functional components, and material appearing on or contained in this Site (“Site Materials”) are protected by law, including but not limited to, United States copyright law. Except as explicitly stated on the Site, the entirety of the Site Materials (including, without limitation, data, illustrations, graphics, audio, video, photographs, pictures, illustrations, recordings, drawings, sketches, artwork, images, text, forms, and look and feel attributes) are ARTnews, LLC’s (“ARTnews”) copyrighted works, all rights reserved or the copyrighted works of ARTnews’ affiliates, licensors or suppliers. ARTnews also owns a copyright in this Site as a collective work and compilation, and in the selection, coordination, arrangement, organization, and enhancement of the Site Materials.

    Removing or altering any copyright notice or any other proprietary notice on any Site Materials is strictly prohibited. Any commercial use of any Site Materials, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of ARTnews, is prohibited. Any reproduction, distribution, performance, display, preparation of derivative works based upon, framing, capturing, harvesting, or collection of, or creating of hypertext or other links or connections to, any Site Materials or any other proprietary information of ARTnews, without ARTnews’ advance written consent, is prohibited.

    All names, trademarks, service marks, symbols, slogans, and logos appearing on the Site are proprietary to ARTnews or its affiliates, licensors or suppliers. Use or misuse of these trademarks is expressly prohibited and may violate federal and state trademark law.

  2. Third Party Products and ServicesParties other than ARTnews may provide products or services on the Site. ARTnews expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for or related to products or services provided by or advertised by these third parties or the transactions you conduct or enter into with these third parties.

    Additionally, this Site may, from time to time, contain links to other Internet Web sites for the convenience of users in locating information, products, or services that may be of interest. These sites are maintained by organizations over which ARTnews exercises no control, and ARTnews expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for the content, the accuracy of the information, or quality of products or services provided by or advertised on these third-party sites.

  3. Informational Purposes OnlyThe information on this Site is for informational purposes only. No information, services, or materials offered by or through this Site shall be construed as or understood to be advice or recommendations. Opinions, where and when expressed, are subject to change without notice.
  4. Securities InformationThis Site and the information contained herein do not constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for the purchase or sale of any securities. This Site may contain information and press releases about ARTnews, and although this information was believed to be accurate as of the date prepared, ARTnews disclaims any duty or obligation to update such information. To the extent that any information is deemed to be a “forward looking statement” as defined in the rules and regulations of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, such information is intended to fit within the “safe harbor” for forward looking information and is subject to material risk factors which may or may not be disclosed herein.
  5. Communications with the SiteARTnews welcomes your feedback and suggestions about how to improve our products, information, and services and this Site. By transmitting any suggestions, information, data, material, or other content (collectively, “Submissions”) to ARTnews, you automatically grant ARTnews the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, redistribute, transmit, perform and display any or all of such Submissions (in whole or part) throughout the universe and to incorporate such in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in such Submission(s). Further, ARTnews is free to use any ideas, concepts, methods, know-how, techniques, and processes contained in any communications you send to this Site for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, creating and marketing products, information, or services using such information.
  6. Nature of the InternetGiven the nature of the Internet, the transmission of any communication or material to ARTnews via the Site or Internet electronic mail, whether encrypted or otherwise, cannot be guaranteed as, and is not represented to be, secure. As an alternative to communicating via the Internet or electronic mail, ARTnews can be contacted by regular mail at 48 West 38th Street, New York, NY 10018, by phone at (212) 398-1690, by facsimile at (212) 819-0394, or by e-mail at info@artnews.com.
  7. Privacy StatementARTnews has a Privacy Statement setting out ARTnews’ online information gathering and dissemination practices with respect to the Site. Click here to view the Privacy Statement, which is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference, as if set forth fully herein.
  8. Disclaimer of Warranty and LiabilityTHIS SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, AND THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, AND PRODUCTS OFFERED IN CONNECTION THE SITE ARE MADE AVAILABLE “AS IS” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS.” USE OF THIS SITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

    ARTNEWS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, AND DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, AND THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, AND PRODUCTS OFFERED IN CONNECTION THE SITE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WRITTEN OR ORAL, ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, USAGE OF TRADE, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, NON-INTERFERENCE, QUALITY, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY, AND EFFORT WITH REGARD TO ANY AND ALL SITE MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE IS WITH YOU.

    ARTNEWS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, EXTRA-CONTRACTUAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST REVENUES OR LOST PROFITS, WHICH MAY OR DO RESULT FROM THE USE OF, ACCESS TO, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, OR THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, AND PRODUCTS OFFERED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, REGARDLESS OF LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER OR NOT ANY PARTY HAD BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OR PROBABILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND EVEN IF THE REMEDIES OTHERWISE AVAILABLE FAIL OF THEIR ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF ARTNEWS TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY IN CONNECTION WITH, BASED UPON, OR ARISING FROM THIS SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS ON AND IN AND MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SITE, OR THE SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR PRODUCTS OFFERED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH EXCEED THE PRICE PAID BY YOU FOR USE OF THIS SITE.

  9. Corrections and ChangesARTnews endeavors to keep the Site and Site Materials up-to-date. Without limiting anything else in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise, ARTnews is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the Site or Site Materials. ARTnews may make changes to the Site or Site Materials, or to the products, information, or services made available in connection with this Site, at any time with or without notice, and ARTnews makes no commitment to update the information contained on or in this Site. ARTnews reserves the right to terminate your access to this Site in the event that you violate these Terms and Conditions or for any reason whatsoever or no reason, with or without notice, in addition to any and all other remedies available at law or in equity.
  10. IndemnificationYou agree to defend ARTnews and its directors, officers, employees, agents, partners, and contractors (“ARTnews Indemnitees”) against all actions, suits, and other proceedings of third parties (“Claims”) arising out of or incurred in connection with this Site and your use of this Site, your fraud, violation of law, or willful misconduct, or any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions and shall indemnify and hold ARTnews Indemnitees harmless from and against all judgments, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, and expenses (including without limitation, reasonable attorney’s fees and attorney’s disbursements) arising out of or incurred in connection with such Claims. You may not settle any Claim without the prior consent of ARTnews.
  11. Use of the InternetUse of the Internet is solely at your own risk and is subject to all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. Without limiting anything else in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise, neither ARTnews nor its contractors will be liable for any loss resulting from failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.
  12. Governing Law and JurisdictionThese Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, the Privacy Statement, represent the entire agreement between you and ARTnews with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede any and all prior and contemporaneous written and oral representations, understandings, and agreements, express and implied, and will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without reference to its conflict of law rules; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE TERMS OF ANY APPLICABLE LAW NOW OR HEREAFTER ENACTED THAT IS BASED ON, DERIVED FROM, SIMILAR TO, OR CONNECTED WITH THE UNIFORM COMPUTER INFORMATION TRANSACTIONS ACT DRAFTED BY THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMMISSIONERS ON UNIFORM STATE LAWS SHALL NOT APPLY EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT THAT THE LAW EXPRESSLY PROHIBITS ALTERATION BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE APPLICABILITY OF ONE OR MORE SECTIONS OF THE LAW. By accessing, viewing, or using the Site Materials or this Site, you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal and state courts presiding in New York, New York, and agree to accept service of process by mail and hereby waive any and all jurisdictional and venue defenses otherwise available.
  13. MiscellanyThis Site is controlled and operated by ARTnews from its offices within the United States. ARTnews makes no representation that this Site or the Site Materials is appropriate or available for use in any location or territory, and access to this Site or the Site Materials from locations or territories where it is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this Site from other locations do so on their own volition and are responsible for compliance with applicable laws. The waiver or failure of ARTnews to exercise in any respect any right provided hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of such right in the future or a waiver of any of other rights established under these Terms and Conditions. Headings used in these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, the Privacy Statement, are for reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions (or the Privacy Statement). The waiver or failure of ARTnews to exercise in any respect any right provided hereunder shall not be deemed a waiver of such right in the future or a waiver of any of other rights established under these Terms and Conditions.