Terms and Conditions of Business

All prices are quoted in Euros, and valid for a period of fourteen (14) days following the date of the offer and subject to availability.

Since framing, and frames, are a very subjective aspect for the buyer, all works are sold unframed, and shipped in heavy duty tubes, unless otherwise stated, as, for example, in the case of works on canvas, which may be mounted on wooden stretchers. These will be shipped in purpose correct boxes. Prices are exclusive of shipping costs, the method of which is for the buyer’s decision.

Acceptable payment is by cash, check, credit card (Mastercard, Visa, and American Express with an additional 3% processing fee for Amex), money order, and bank transfer. Credit cards will be processed via email invoice. Items shipped within the European Union are subject the current rate of value added tax.
Costs of artwork plus shipping must be paid in full with a credit card, check, bank transfer or money order. Once the payment has cleared the artwork(s) will be sent.

Once the artwork(s) is/are received, the client will have three (3) days to decide to keep it or return it. The client will immediately notify Gottfried, if the artwork(s) is/are to be returned. Only approved shipping methods may be used.

If the artwork(s) is/are returned, and is received in perfect condition, the cost of artwork(s) less the shipping and handling fee for shipping both ways, and any associated costs, will be reimbursed.

You understand and agree that this web site uses commercially reasonable efforts to display the colours of the works of art, which are shown here, accurately on the Site. However, because individual computer monitors may display colours differently, Gottfried is not responsible for the colour accuracy of the works of art on the site, as displayed on your computer, and disclaims all liability in this regard.

Shipping and handling costs are not included in sale prices. Artwork(s) will not be shipped until payment is received in full. The client must specify the delivery address when order is placed. We are sorry, but we cannot ship to P.O. Boxes.

Withdrawal and Return
The client has three days (3) after delivery date to notify the Gottfried as to the intent to return the artwork(s).
If artwork(s) arrives to the client in poor condition, the client must keep the original packaging and notify Gottfried immediately.
In the instance of a return, the client may ask for either (1) a refund of the price paid, less shipping costs, or (2) an exchange of the piece(s) of art for a work of similar value, or a credit towards the purchase of another work of art.

In order to return artwork(s) client must contact Gottfried to make return shipping arrangements. The artwork(s) must be returned in original packaging, provided that such packaging is in good condition. If the packaging is questionable, or damaged, please ask for instructions. The artwork(s) must be returned by the same method (carrier and type of service used to ship artwork(s) to the buyer. The client should advise the actual, return shipment date by email to art@gottfriedberlin.com

Refunds will be made in like form of payment within thirty (30) days of receipt of the returned artwork(s).

Any insurance pertaining to the artwork(s), which is to be requested by the buyer, and is for the buyer’s account, is transferred to the client upon the delivery of the artwork(s). In the event that the delivery is delayed per the client’s request, the liability shall pass to the client as soon as the client has been informed that the artwork(s) are ready for delivery. In the event that the artwork(s) is returned, the client shall retain all liability throughout the return process, until the artwork is received and inspected in good condition.

All information regarding the clients, their respective business or affairs, and the sales of the artwork(s) is confidential.

Modification And Severability
I reserve the right to make changes to my website, policies, and/or Terms of Sale at any time and at my sole discretion. Therefore, you should review these things frequently. Your continued use of the website after any such changes are made constitutes your binding acceptance of those changes. If any of the terms or conditions herein shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that term or condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining term or condition.