Terms and Conditions

Welcome. HG Arts offers this website to you subject to the following terms and conditions (“Terms”). The Terms apply to this website located at www.hgarts.com and all other HG Arts websites around the world (collectively, the “Site”). The Site (including its content, design, structure, and look-and-feel) is the property of HG Arts LLC (USA) and protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property and unfair competition laws. By using the Site, you agree to these Terms. If you do not agree with any of these Terms, do not use the Site. If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact our HelpDesk Service.

Privacy

Use of this Site is also subject to HG Arts’s Privacy Statement, which is incorporated herein by reference. You also acknowledge and agree that transmission of information over the Internet is never completely private or secure, and there is the possibility that information you send or receive from the Site may be intercepted by others, even if there is a notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.

Terms of Use Revisions

HG Arts may revise these Terms at any time without notice by updating this posting. Your continued use of the Site after such modifications have been made will constitute your acceptance of such revised Terms.

General Use Restrictions

HG Arts or third parties granting rights to HG Arts hold all right, title, and interest in and to the materials on this site, which are the copyrighted work of HG Arts or such third parties . HG Arts grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use and display the materials on this Site only on your personal computer or mobile device, and only for purposes of your interaction with this Site. Except as stated herein, you have no right to copy, download, display, perform, reproduce, distribute, modify, edit, alter, or enhance any of the materials on this Site in any manner. This limited license terminates automatically, without notice to you, if you breach any of these Terms. Upon termination, you must immediately delete and destroy any downloaded and printed materials. You have no right, title, or interest (and no copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property right) in or to this Site or any materials on this Site.

You agree not to “frame” or “mirror” this Site, or any material contained on or accessible from this Site, on any other server or Internet-based device without the advance written authorization of HG Arts. You also agree not to use any “page-scrape” or other automatic device, algorithm, or program, or any similar manual process, to access, copy, or monitor any portion of this Site or the materials on this Site, to reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure of this Site, or to obtain any materials on this Site other than as intended by HG Arts and made available through this Site.

You may not:

attempt by hacking, password mining, or any other illegitimate means to gain access to,
test, scan, or probe the vulnerability of, or
trace, seek to trace, reverse lookup, or reveal any information about another user of this Site, any feature or content on this Site, or any other HG Arts system, network, or server.
You may not use this Site for a purpose that is unlawful or violates these Terms, or to solicit activity that is illegal or infringes the rights of HG Arts or others.

HG Arts does not routinely monitor your postings or other activity on the Site, but reserves the right to do so. However, if HG Arts becomes aware of inappropriate use of the Site or any of its Services, HG Arts will respond in any way that HG Arts, at its sole discretion, deems appropriate. You acknowledge that HG Arts will have the right to report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be considered illegal, as well as any reports it receives of such conduct. When requested, HG Arts will cooperate fully with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on the Internet.

Availability

HG Arts has several websites offering products, services, content, and various other functionalities (collectively the “Services”) to specific regions worldwide. The Services offered in one region may differ from those in other regions due to availability, local or regional laws, regulatory status, shipment and other considerations. HG Arts does not make any warranty or representation that a user in one region may obtain the Services in another region, and HG Arts may cancel a user’s order or redirect a user to the site for that user’s region if a user attempts to order Services offered on a site in another region.

Information HG Arts publishes on the World Wide Web may contain references or cross-references to HG Arts products, programs and services that are not announced or available in your region. Such references do not imply that HG Arts intends to announce such products, programs or services in your region. Consult your local HG Arts business contact for information regarding the products, programs and services that may be available to you.

Accounts and Security

Some Services offered through this Site may require that you register and establish a user name and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name, password, and other account information, as well as for any activity that occurs under your account as a consequence of your failure to keep this information confidential. You agree to inform HG Arts immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of your account security. You may be liable to HG Arts or others for unauthorized use of your account or password or as a consequence of your failing to keep your account information confidential.

Links

From HG Arts to Third-Party Websites

This Site may be linked to other sites on the World Wide Web that are not under the control of or maintained by HG Arts. Such links do not constitute an endorsement by HG Arts of any such sites. You acknowledge that HG Arts is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and you agree that HG Arts is not responsible for the content or links displayed on such sites to which you may be linked. You further agree that HG Arts has no liability, obligation, or responsibility for any correspondence, promotion, or purchase between you and the owner or operator of any such site.

From Third-Party Websites to HG Arts

You may link to HG Arts websites so long as:

You do not create frames or border environments around any page or materials on a HG Arts website or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of any content within a HG Arts website;
You do not create comparisons of HG Arts products or services with competitive products or services;
You do not replicate any materials from a HG Arts website or any HG Arts logo or trademark;
You do not misrepresent your relationship with HG Arts;
You do not imply that HG Arts approves or endorses the linking party, the linking party’s website, or the linking party’s service or product offerings in any way;
You do not present false or misleading impressions about HG Arts or otherwise damage the goodwill associated with the HG Arts name and trademarks;
The linked site does not contain content that could be construed as abusive, threatening, harassing, profane or offensive, excessively violent, or which violates or encourages others to violate any applicable law; and
The linked site does not contain content that could be construed as obscene, pornographic, or sexually explicit.
As a further condition to being permitted to link to HG Arts websites, the linking party agrees that HG Arts may at any time, at its sole discretion, terminate permission to link to HG Arts websites. In such event, the linking party agrees to immediately remove all links to HG Arts websites.

By linking to a HG Arts website, the linking party agrees to defend, indemnify and hold HG Arts and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all losses, costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses including (without limitation) attorney’s fees and costs of defense, arising from any such link. HG Arts  shall have no liability for any indirect, exemplary, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages with regard to the linking or use of such link. HG Arts makes no warranties of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such links.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Your use of this Site is at your own risk. This Site may include inaccuracies or errors that may affect the quality of the materials on the Site. The materials have not been independently verified or authenticated in whole or in part by HG Arts. HG Arts does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the materials. HG Arts has no liability for any errors or omissions in the materials, whether provided by HG Arts or third parties.

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “WHERE-IS” BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. HG Arts, FOR ITSELF AND ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDING MATERIALS, SERVICES, OR CONTENT TO THIS WEBSITE, MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY MATERIAL, INFORMATION, PRODUCT, OR SERVICE CONTAINED ON THE SITE. ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED. HG Arts WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING FROM OR CONNECTED WITH THE SITE, INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, EVEN IF HG Arts HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Exception for EU citizens: IF YOU ARE RESIDENT IN THE EUROPEAN UNION, HG Arts DOES NOT EXCLUDE OR LIMIT ITS LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY RESULTING FROM NEGLIGENCE.

Inaccuracies or Errors

The descriptions, pictures, and other representations of products on this Site may contain inaccuracies and errors. HG Arts does not make any warranty or representation with respect to the accuracy or completeness of any such information.

Furthermore, the prices and availability of products on this Site may change without notice to you at any time at HG Arts’s sole discretion.

HG Arts shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for products listed with incorrect prices. HG Arts shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders, whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, HG Arts shall promptly issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge.

Local Laws; Export Control

HG Arts controls and operates this Site from the United States of America. The materials and Services on this Site are subject in all respects to laws and regulations of the United States of America as shall from time to time govern the license and delivery of technology and products abroad, including the U.S. Export Control Regulations, and any successor legislation or regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, or Office of Export Licensing. Diversion of such materials contrary to United States law is prohibited. Neither the materials, nor any information acquired through the use of the Site, may be acquired for, shipped, transferred, or re-exported, directly or indirectly, to proscribed or embargoed countries or their nationals, nor may they be used for nuclear activities, chemical or biological weapons, or missile projects, unless specifically authorized by the United States Government for such purposes. You shall comply strictly with all United States export laws and assume sole responsibility for obtaining licenses to export or re-export as may be required.

If you use this Site from outside the United States of America, you are also responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, including local export and import regulations.

Trademarks

The HG Arts Drop logo, HG Arts™, and all products denoted with™ or ® are trademarks or registered trademarks of HG Arts LLC or its affiliates. HG Arts trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not a HG Arts product or service.

Unsolicited Ideas

While HG Arts is always interested in ideas and suggestions, we have found that frequently an idea or suggestion submitted to us is already available from other sources, including publications or the work of our own staff.  This can lead to confusion concerning the origin of the idea or suggestion.  For this reason we prefer that only patented inventions be disclosed to us.  If you nevertheless submit your ideas to HG Arts, and notwithstanding anything you may say or write in connection with a submission, unless HG Arts enters  a separate written agreement covering a submission, any submission to HG Arts or its affiliates, including ideas for new products or technologies, improvements or enhancements to existing products or technologies, processes, materials, marketing or promotional plans, or new product names, shall be made under the following terms and conditions:

HG Arts shall be under no obligation to keep the submission secret or receive it on a confidential basis;
HG Arts shall be under no obligation to review the submission or respond to the submitter;
Any intellectual property protection for the submission shall be solely based on patent or copyright protection;
HG Arts shall be the sole judge as to what payment, if any, is made for the submission;
The submitter warrants that it is authorized to make the submission and that the submission does not violate any obligation that the submitter has to a present or former employer or to any other party.

Product and Site Comments

HG Arts welcomes your comments about this Site and HG Arts’s existing products so long as they are consistent with the above paragraph. You may provide your comments here or at other designated places on this Site. Any comments you provide are non-confidential, and HG Arts may use them without restriction.

Applicable Law

Except for any mandatory application of local law, any action related to these Terms shall be governed by the law of the State of Delaware, United States of America, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions of any jurisdiction. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in the State of Delaware for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to these Terms and/or your use of the Site.

Unauthorized Activities

Submissions to this Site or unauthorized use of any materials contained on this site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, certain communications statutes and regulations, and other applicable laws and regulations. You alone are responsible for your actions or the actions of any person using your user name and/or password. As such, you shall defend, indemnify and hold HG Arts and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all losses, costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses, including (without limitation) attorney’s fees and costs of defense,’ incurred in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third party that your use of the site or the use of the site by any person using your user name and/or password (including without limitation your participation in the posting areas or your submissions) violates any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party.

Copyright © 2016 HG Arts or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The HG Arts Drop Logo, HG Arts™, and all products denoted with ® or ™ are registered trademarks or trademarks of HG Arts LLC or its affiliates.