Terms & Conditions
THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES offered and owned by us — BT Arts Inc., Ben Teeter, and BTArts.com (www.BTArts.com) — are provided subject to the following terms and conditions. By using the website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. Please read them carefully. This website (and affiliated online properties) are owned and operated by BT Arts Inc. and artist Ben Teeter.
To understand our sales policies, please review our Shipping, Returns & Taxes Policies.
Permissions & Website Access
As a visitor to and guest of BTArts.com (and affiliated Web properties of BT Arts Inc. and artist Ben Teeter), we grant you revocable access to view and interact with our contact. This license is granted to you based on the understanding that you will not:
- Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell or otherwise exploit the website or any product image, product listing, product description, price, page layout, page design, trade dress, trademark, logo, or other content ("Website Content") for any commercial purpose, except as expressly provided.
- Use a robot, spider, or data mining or extraction tool or process to monitor, extract, or copy Website Content (except in the operation or use of Internet "search engines," hit counters, or similar technology).
- Use any meta tags, search terms, key terms, or the like that contain the website’s name, product names, or other copyrighted material or trademarks used on the website.
- Engage in any activity that interferes with the website or another user’s ability to use the website.
- Modify, create derivative works from, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any technology used to provide the website and the services offered on the website.
Any use of the website or Website Content that is not expressly authorized herein is prohibited and immediately terminates the license granted herein.
You consent to receive communications from us by email unless or until opt-out options are enacted. 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.
Your Account & Password
If you use the website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. We reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders based on our our sole discretion.
Copyright & Intellectual Property
All Website Content is our property or the property of our content suppliers and is protected by international copyright laws. The purchase of any product does not provide the purchaser with any copyright interest or other intellectual property right in the product. All Website Content that is not our property is used with permission. The arrangement and compilation of all Website Content is our exclusive property and is protected by international copyright laws. All software used on the website is our property or the property of our software suppliers and is protected by international copyright laws.
All artistic prints, paintings, or images may not be downloaded, uploaded, copied, altered, or otherwise reused. All works are property of BT Arts Inc. and artist Ben Teeter. To use an version or variation of the image requires express written consent from BT Arts Inc. and/or Mr. Ben Teeter.
Trademarks & Protected Brand Assets
Certain graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks, service marks, or trade dress of our company or our affiliated companies. Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used for any commercial or other purposes without our prior written consent. All other trademarks and service marks not owned by BT Arts Inc., BTArts.com, or Ben Teeter that appear on the website are the property of their respective owners and may or may not be used without their prior written consent.
Copyright & Trademark Compliance / Complaints
We honor the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that your work has been copied or used on the website in a way that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement, please notify us by following the procedure set forth below.
Upon receipt of any bona fide claim of infringement, or upon becoming aware of any actual or alleged infringement by any other means, we will remove such actual or alleged infringing product(s) from the website and/or cease sales of the product(s) pending our investigation.
If you believe that your work has been copied, distributed, or used on the website in a way that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement, please notify BT Arts Inc. and/or Mr. Ben Teeter of your concerns and articulate your complaint. You must supply current contact information for reply.
Reviews, Comments, Communications & Other Content
Visitors may post or submit reviews, comments, suggestions, communications and other information via our website, by email or through one of our website operation partners. You agree not to submit, transmit, or otherwise make available in any manner any content (i) that is unlawful, harmful, obscene, hateful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, harassing, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, or is otherwise objectionable, (ii) that infringes the intellectual property rights of any party or (iii) which contains a chain letter or constitutes any form of commercial solicitation, political campaign, mass mailing, "spam" or software virus. You may not use a false e-mail address or otherwise provide information that would be misleading as to the origin of such content. Although we do not regularly review content you submit to the website, we reserve the right to edit or remove any content that violates our policies or that we find objectionable for any reason. You represent and warrant that you possess all necessary rights to use the content that you submit to the website and that use of such content does not violate our policies. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless from and against any and all claims arising out of or relating to any content that you submit to the website. By submitting content to the website, you automatically grant to us, or warrant that the owner of such content has expressly granted to us, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use your user name or the content in any manner that we deem appropriate, in our sole and exclusive discretion. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any content posted by visitors to our website.
Social Media & Recommendation Services
We offer our website users certain services that involve the use of images of our products. These include, but are not limited to, social sharing (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and e-mail services. The product images provided through these services are protected by international copyright laws and may not be used for any other purpose.
Users of these services may not: (a) alter, modify or manipulate any product image; (b) use a product image in any form other than the form provided by us; (c) reproduce a product image other than as intended through the use of this service; (d) remove any code or identifying information from a product image; or (e) inactivate the link associated with any product image or cause the image to ultimately link to a destination other than our website.
Use of User-Submitted Content
Visitors may submit reviews, comments, suggestions, ideas, or questions via online form or directly to BT Arts Inc. and Ben Teeter. In doing so, you acknowledge that we will be free to use, disclose, reproduce, modify, license, transfer, and exploit any suggestions or ideas in any manner.
Limitation of Liability
We do not accept responsibility that the website, its servers, or email sent from the website are free of viruses or other harmful components. We will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the website, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential damages. Certain laws do not allow limitations as contained in this clause. If these laws apply, some or all of the above limitations may not apply to you and you might have additional rights.
The offers of BT Arts Inc. (and BTArts.com) and the agreements made by us for the delivery of our services and products are subject to the laws of the State of California. The state or federal courts located in Santa Clara County, CA will have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute between us in relation to our products or services.
Policy Changes & Severability
This policy was last modified on Nov. 9, 2013.