Terms and conditions

Abstract

Gallea aims to simplify the purchase process of local art by combining art and technology. Gallea is a network of art lovers, artists and urban exhibitors. By registering to Gallea’s platform, members agree to the following terms and conditions:

GALLEA’S EXHIBITORS AGREE TO:

  • Reserve wall spaces listed on Gallea at no cost and only for works available on Gallea’s platform.
  • Actively manage their profile by ensuring that all information, photos and availabilities of the reserved spaces are up to date.
  • Sort and treat display requests from artists within 7 days when a Gallea’s wall space is empty except when:
    • there is no artwork matching the atmosphere of the establishment among the requests according to the subjective opinion of the owner / manager
    • the property is under renovation
    • the establishment is temporarily closed for more than 2 weeks
  • Confirm a in-store pickup after a purchase by verifying the emailed confirmation number sent to both exhibitor and buyer, or by other selected confirmation process.
  • Redirect interested customers to Gallea’s online platform.
  • Be in charge of providing and installing the display system and material for the walls
  • Respect the artist’s work by prohibiting clients or staff from touching or moving the art pieces except during a post-sale transaction.
  • Respect the initial agreed display of an artwork during the 3-month exhibit period to avoid confusions in Gallea’s reference codes.
  • Be courteous and friendly when interacting with Gallea's artists and clients
  • Inform Gallea of ​​any changes related to the operations of the establishment that may influence the transactions and / or the agreement with Gallea such as the changes regarding business hours, owners / managers, contact information, website, etc.
  • Contact and notify Gallea for any problem regarding transactions, artists by email or by phone.

GALLEA ARTISTS AGREE TO:

  • Actively manage their profile by ensuring that all information, photos and availabilities of their displayed artwork on Gallea’s platform are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Ensure optimal realistic representativeness of their works on the platform. The owner / manager of the establishment can refuse a work if the quality, colors or dimensions do not faithfully reflect the work displayed on Gallea’s online platform.
  • Deliver their works within 7 days when assigned a Gallea establishment’s space. If this period is exceeded, the institution is entitled to allocate the space to another artist.
  • Ensure their artwork ready for display (wires installed, framed, etc.) when brought to an exhibitor.
  • Redirect interested customers to Gallea’s online platform for any Gallea’s displayed work.
  • Respect the initial agreed display of an artwork during the 3-month exhibit period to avoid confusions in Gallea’s reference codes.
  • Be courteous and friendly when interacting with exhibitors and clients.
  • Respect the 3-months-posting agreement as any sale of physically displayed artwork during the 3 months in an establishment must be processed via Gallea. It is not possible to withdraw the work displayed by Gallea in establishment before the end of the 3 months’ period. When a work is displayed on the platform and not in establishment, the artist can withdraw it any time.
  • Respect the means of delivery, dispatch or deposit requested by the buyer when a work is sold on the platform or in an establishment:
    • By pick-up in person: No action required by the artist
    • By mail: Pack and label the artwork, request pick-up by Canada Post or deposit at one of Canada Post's offices.
    • By pick-up at one of the Gallea’s service points: Pack and label the artwork, then deliver it to Gallea's picking point.
  • Respect with the 10% establishment, 20% Gallea and 70% artist sales agreement for the sale of a Gallea’s physically displayed artwork and 30% Gallea and 70% artist for an online displayed artwork sale.
  • Inform Gallea if he/she cannot ensure the in-time pick-up delivery or availability of an artwork. If an artwork is not picked-up by the artist within one week after the end of a contract, it will be stored at one of Gallea's service points for the artist.
  • Insure their works if they wish to. The establishments are not held responsible for damages, thefts or loss.
  • Contact and notify Gallea for any problem regarding transactions, artists by email or by phone.

GALLEA’S BUYERS AND CUSTOMERS AGREE TO:

  • Proactively manage their profile by ensuring that all contact and billing information are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Ensure optimal realistic representativeness of an artwork on the platform before buying. All purchases are final and non refundable.
  • Pick up the artwork within 7 days after a purchase is processed. If this period is exceeded, the work will be transported to one of Gallea’s service points.
  • Respect the requested means of delivery or of deposit at the time of purchase:
    • By pickup in establishment: Show the confirmation code in person and wait for the owner/manager’s authorization before leaving with the artwork. The buyer is responsible for checking the business hours of the establishments before showing in person.
    • By mail: No action required
    • By pickup at one of the Gallea’s service points: Show in person with the confirmation code or other processes established by Gallea.
  • Be responsible for a purchased work from the moment it is delivered to them or picked up in an establishment.

GALLEA AGREES TO:

  • Offer its best efforts to ensure a dynamic platform and a courteous and understanding service to its members.
  • Inform members changes regarding Gallea’s services and policies.
  • Respect with the 10% establishment, 20% Gallea and 70% artist sales agreement for the sale of a Gallea’s physically displayed artwork and 30% Gallea and 70% artist for an online displayed artwork sale.
  • Offer its best efforts to ensure the respect of the means of delivery, shipping or deposit requested by the buyer when an artwork is sold on the platform or in an establishment.

For any further questions, please refer to our FAQ at www.gallea.ca/faq