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ONLINE PORTFOLIO

You can now create your own FREE portfolio by completing the easy step-by-step guide.
Simply upload all your information and the artworks you wish to appear.
Remember to create a brief introduction, followed by a resume detailing your education, your solo and group exhibitions, bibliography, website and Facebook page. Do not forget to upload your artwork images at the time. You can now add up to 100 images about your work and/or video links to Youtube or Vimeo.

A total of 30 artists will be selected for each exhibition (as indicated in the relative terms and conditions and schedule). Only premium portfolios (£45 per year) do participate the selections.
The earlier you get your premium membership portfolio on FACTORY-ART PROJECTS, the sooner you will start enter the selections.
You can choose to make your profile public or to keep your portfolio visible to the gallery’s staff and jury only. Either way you will participate the selections, however we firmly suggest you to make it public to achieve wider recognition and visibility.

A nominal annual subscription £45 fee allows you to get your UPGRADED premium portfolio membership and be eligible for participation in all the Factory-Art Projects events and activities. The membership fee is NOT refundable.
To keep your Factory-Art Projects portfolio active and continue to participate to all Factory-Art Projects’s selections, opportunities and projects without need to remember the date is due to expire you can authorise the Automatic Renewal Option.
The Automatic Renewal Option will guarantee you also the best price for your subscription. By authorising the Automatic Renewal Option, subscriptions on Factory-Art Projects portfolio renew automatically when your current subscription term is complete. If you do not want to renew your subscription you may cancel your Automatic Renewal Option subscription before the end of the subscription term.

15 days prior to its expiry, you will receive at least one email confirming the amount and on which date you will be charged. You can then cancel the Automatic Renewal Option or do nothing. You can easily cancel the Automatic Renewal Option by following the links in the email.

ELIGIBILITY:

The portfolio membership is open to all artists, without any limit of age, sex, nationality or other qualifications.
Each artist can complete its own portfolio by filling the relative information and uploading up to 100 images to participate in all selections, activities and promotions Factory-Art Projects will organize during the time of the membership.

EXHIBITIONS (selected artists/PREMIUM MEMBERS ONLY)

REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTED WORK:

Accepted artwork dimensions:
No restrictions, however we prefer the selected works not to exceed the following dimensions:
• two-dimensional suggested: 120x120 cm
• three-dimensional suggested: 100 cm in any direction
• max weight: 30 kg
For the exhibition it's preferred that most of artworks are small in size.

Selected works:
1. Work must be wired and ready for hanging. No ceiling mounts or special installation requirements unless agreed to beforehand by Factory-Art Projects.
2. Sculptors may provide their own pedestals, or must agree to use those provided by Factory-Art Projects.
3. A label must be affixed to the back of the work that indicates which end is the top and includes the following: Artist Name, Title, Medium, Dimensions.
This information must correspond with the Accepted image as listed on Notification email. No artwork may be replaced. In case the selected work is not available, Factory-Art Projects may agree to accept a different work from the artist or select a different artist.
4. All artwork must be priced for sale. Any work marked “price on request” or not for sale will not be eligible for entry into the exhibition.
5. Work cannot be withdrawn, nor sales shipped, before the end of the exhibit.
6. Selected artists will be published usually 15 days after each deadline as indicated in the relative schedule.
7. Work cannot be withdrawn, nor sales shipped, before the end of the exhibit.
8. Selected artists will be published usually 15 days after each deadline as indicated in the relative schedule.

DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORK
1. Works can be hand delivered and unpacked by artist as indicated in the confirmation email.
2. All work not able to be hand-delivered as noted above should be delivered, arranged and the cost covered directly by each artist as indicated in the confirmation email that selected artists will receive. Factory-Art Projects staff will assist in unpacking artworks. The artist assumes all responsibility for insuring artworks against shipping damage or loss.

LATE ARRIVAL AND RETURNS
Factory-Art Projects reserves the right to reject and return works that are late, are deemed unstable upon arrival, are not properly presented, or differs from the submitted digital image. Returns will be solely at the artist's expense.

SALES, COMMISSIONS AND DELIVERY
Factory-Art Projects will retain a 25% commission on all sales during the exhibitions. The price agreed before the exhibition will be the sale price. No changes will be allowed. Sold works will remain until the end of the exhibition. Factory-Art Projects will pack and ship works at the expense of the buyer.

REMOVAL (UNSOLD WORKS)
Unsold works will be returned to artists. Factory-Art Projects shall contact each artist, in order to agree to the removal of exhibited artwork. Any work not removed during the specified agreed time would be stored at Factory-Art Projects's discretion and the artist’s own expense. Shipment cost to and from the exhibition venue are to be covered directly by the artist.

LIABILITY
Factory-Art Projects is not responsible for any damage, breakage, replacement or cost associated with any damage or breakage that may have occurred during transport or unpacking. Every precaution will be taken in handling the entries, but Factory-Art Projects assumes no liability for any loss or damage to any artist's work while in our care, custody or control, before, during or after the exhibition. Each artist, if they wish, needs to provide their own insurance. However, to reassure the participants, no work of art has ever been damaged, stolen or lost during the exhibitions.

USE OF IMAGES
Any image uploaded on the website may be used for marketing and promotional purposes. This use may include publication in any publications, printed materials, advertisements, or electronic media. Copyright and all other rights remain that of the artist.

CONTACT/QUESTIONS
Please direct all questions to: staff@factory-art.com

AGREEMENT
The decisions of the Jury are irrevocable. The selected artists have the right to renounce but without asking Factory-Art Projects any kind of compensation. In that case the selection may be re-assigned according to the ranking made by the Jury. Each Artist gives to Factory-Art Projects the right of replication of the works and texts as they are published in the relative Factory-Art Projects online portfolio for the realisation of the catalogues, other forms of communication and activities of the organisation. Each Artist gives to the Factory-Art Projects the authorisation to the treatment of the personal data according to the UK privacy law. The goal of Factory-Art Projects is to be able to make remarkable exhibitions. In case Factory-Art Projects does not achieve the required quality in the proposed works, Factory-Art Projects reserves the right to postpone the exhibition, and to provide a new deadline for exhibition entries, to exhibit less artists than planned, change the date and / or the locations of the exhibition, or cancel the exhibition. Selected artists have to be active paid premium members at the time of the relative exhibitions

ENTER AGREEMENT
By filing the online Factory-Art Projects portfolio, the artist agrees to all the terms and conditions set forth in this prospectus. Factory-Art may revise these terms and conditions at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes Factory-Art makes, as they are binding on you.

EXTENDED TERMS OF SERVICE / PRIVACY POLICY
Factory-Art makes available through the Site an online portfolio "Services". The Services are provided by Factory-Art Ltd, located at 207 Regent Street, W1 4ND London UK. By using our Services, you are agreeing to these terms. Please read them carefully. You may use our Services only as permitted by law, including applicable export and control laws and regulations. We may suspend or stop providing our Services to you if you do not comply with our terms or policies or if we are investigating suspected misconduct.
Using our Services does not give you ownership of any intellectual property rights in our Services or the content that you access. You may not use content from our Services unless you obtain permission from its owner or are otherwise permitted by law. These terms do not grant you the right to use any branding or logos used in our Services. Do not remove, obscure or alter any legal notices displayed in or along with our Services.
Our Services display some content that is not Factory-Art’s. This content is the sole responsibility of the entity that makes it available. We may review content to determine whether it is illegal or violates our policies, and we may remove or refuse to display content that we reasonably believe violates our policies or the law. But that does not necessarily mean that we do review content.
In connection with your use of the Services, we may send you service announcements, administrative messages and other information. You may opt out of some of those communications.
Some of our Services may be available on mobile devices. Do not use such Services in a way that distracts you and prevents you from obeying traffic or safety laws.

YOUR FACTORY-ART ACCOUNT
To protect your Factory-Art Account, keep your password confidential. You are responsible for the activity that happens on or through your Factory-Art Account. Please report us any unauthoriseduse of your password or Account.

PRIVACY AND COPYRIGHT PROTECTION
Factory-Art’s Privacy Policies explain how we treat your personal data and protect your privacy when you use our Services. By using our Services, you agree that Factory-Art can use such data in accordance with our Privacy Policies.

We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement and terminate accounts of repeat infringers according to the process set out by the UK law. If you think that somebody is violating your copyright you should inform us.Your Content in our Services, Our Services allow you to submit content. You retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content. In short, what belongs to you stays yours.
When you upload or otherwise submit content to our Services, you give Factory-Art (and those we work with) a worldwide license to use, host, store, reproduce, communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such content. The rights that you grant in this license are for the limited purpose of operating, promoting and improving our Services, and to develop new ones.
This license continues even if you stop using our Services. Make sure that you have the necessary rights to grant us this license for any content you submit to our Services. If you have a Factory-Art Account, we may display your Profile name, Profile photo and actions you take on Factory-Art or on third-party applications connected to your Factory-Art Account in our Services, including displaying in ads and other commercial contexts. We will respect the choices you make to limit sharing or visibility settings in your Factory-Art Account.
You can find more information about how Factory-Art uses and stores content in the Privacy Policy or additional terms for particular Services. If you submit feedback or suggestions about our Services, we may use your feedback or suggestions without obligation to you.

MODIFYING AND TERMINATING OUR SERVICES
We are constantly changing and improving our Services. We may add or remove functionalities or features and we may suspend or stop a Service altogether. You can stop using our Services at any time, although we would be sorry to see you go. Factory-Art may also stop providing Services to you or add or create new limits to our Services at any time.

DISCLAIMERS
We provide our Services using a commercially reasonable level of skill and care and we hope that you will enjoy using them. But there are certain things that we do not promise about our Services. Other than as expressly set out in these terms or additional terms, neither Factory-Art nor its suppliers or distributors makes any specific promises about the services. We do not make any commitments about the content within the services, the specific functions of the services or their reliability, availability or ability to meet your needs. we provide the services “as it is”.

LIABILITY
Factory-Art will not be responsible for lost profits, revenues or data, financial losses, direct or indirect, special, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages. The total liability of Factory-Art for any claims under these terms is limited to the amount that you paid us to use the services.

ABOUT THESE TERMS
We may modify these terms or any additional terms that apply to a Service. You should look at the terms regularly. We’ll post notice of modifications to these terms on this page. We’ll post notice of modified additional terms in the applicable Service. Changes addressing new functions for a Service or changes made for legal reasons will be effective immediately. If you do not agree to the modified terms for a Service, you should discontinue your use of that Service.
If there is any inconsistency between these terms and the additional terms, the additional terms will prevail to the extent of the inconsistency. These terms govern the relationship between Factory-Art and you. They do not create any third party beneficiary rights.

If you do not comply with these terms and we do not take action immediately, this doesn’t mean that we are giving up any rights that we may have. The laws of UK will apply to any disputes arising out of or relating to these terms or the Services. All claims arising out of or relating to these terms or the Services will be litigated exclusively in the courts London UK. You and Factory-Art consent to personal jurisdiction in those courts. For information about how to contact Factory-Art, please visit our contact page.

COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY
Factory-Art provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of www.factory-art.com (the "Site"). Factory-Art makes available through the Site an online portfolio "Services"). This Privacy Policy applies only to information that you provide to us through the Site and Services. We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You should consult this policy regularly for any changes.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE: PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
In the course of using the Site and Services, you may provide us with personally identifiable information, which refers to information about you that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information includes, but is not limited to, your name, email address, credit card or other billing information, phone number and postal address. We use your Personal Information primarily to provide and improve the Site and Services and to respond to your inquiries.
We also use your Personal Information to contact you with Factory-Art newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe instructions provided in any of the communications.

LOG DATA
When you visit the Site, whether as a Member or a non-registered user just browsing, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type or the webpage you were visiting before you came to our Site, pages of our Site that you visit, the time spent on those pages, information you search for on our Site, access times and dates, ads you click on during your use of the Site, your viewing preferences, bookmark habits and other statistics. We use this information to monitor and analyze use of the Site and for the Site's technical administration, to increase our Site's functionality and user-friendliness and to better tailor the Site to our visitors' needs. We also use this information to verify that visitors to the Site meet the criteria required to process their requests. Information Sharing and Disclosure Factory-Art Members. When you register for the Site and create an Account, your Personal Information (including, but not limited to, your name) will be publicly viewable via the Site. We recommend that you guard your sensitive information and we encourage you to think carefully about what information you post via the Site.

SERVICE PROVIDERS
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Services, to provide our Services on our behalf, to perform Site-related services (e.g., without limitation, payment processing, billing and shipping services, maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the Site's features) or to assist us in analysing how our Site and Services are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
Factory-Art cooperates with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process , to protect the property and rights of Factory- Art or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.

CHANGING OR DELETING YOUR INFORMATION
To completely delete all Personal Information you provide to Factory-Art, you must contact us at staff@factory-art.com If you completely delete all such information, your account may be deactivated. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

SECURITY
The security of your Personal Information is important to Factory-Art. But remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER
Your information may be transferred to - and maintained on - computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

OUR POLICY TOWARD CHILDREN
This Site is not directed to children under 16. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 16. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us at staff@factory-art.com.

PHISHING
Identity theft and the practice currently known as "phishing" are of great concern to Factory-Art. Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information, username, login password or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Our Site contains links to other websites. If you choose to visit or click on another third party link, you will be directed to that third party's website. The fact that we link to a website or present a banner ad or other type of advertisement is not an endorsement, authorisation or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites. These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit.

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