IMPORTANT COPYRIGHT INFORMATION
Karen M Berisford retains the Copyright of ALL Artworks produced and these may be reproduced by the Artist for advertising purposes only.
Any photographs you wish Karen to work from must have permission from the photographer, either professional or Amateur, before commencement of the Artwork. Should you choose any of Karen M Berisford's own photographs, the Copyright of the original photograph and Artwork remains with Karen M Berisford and must not be reproduced for your own monetary gains, however Karen M Berisford may choose to reproduce the Artwork as prints for sale. All Artworks produced by Karen M Berisford cannot be reproduced in any way without express permission from the Artist. Prints of the Artwork can be purchased from Karen if required. See PRINTS prices.
A minimum of 50% payment is required on commencement of the commission followed by the final 50% after clarification of final image. Outstanding balances are to be paid upon completion of the piece, before the item is mailed out.
Each piece may be subject to Postage and packaging charges (unless otherwise stated) which covers any loss or damages in transit. Each package will be sent with a tracking number for you to keep updated with the delivery progress.
Please make sure you check your package and item for damage before signing for the Goods as this may invalidate a claim should the item be found damaged after signing as undamaged goods received.
All items should be received within a week of posting (UK) however, should there be any delays, please contact the delivery company giving the tracking number supplied in an E-mail from Karen herself pre post.
DAMAGES TO PARCEL/ARTWORK
Should you receive your item damaged in any way, any claims for damage should be made to the delivery company first and foremost, secondly, please inform Karen M Berisford. Please keep hold of ALL packaging as the delivery company will normally ask to see this. If the Artwork is unrepairable, Karen will replace the Artwork for a new piece at the same cost as before. Please note: loss or damages caused by the delivery company is the responsibility of the company itself and bears no representation on Karen M Berisford, she cannot replace any Artworks at a reduced cost unless part of the fault lies with Karen M Berisford.
FRAMED ARTWORK WITH GLASS
Glass in frames for framed Artworks are NOT covered by any type of insurance with delivery companies and Artworks are framed at the owners own risk (no framed Coloured pencil portrait over 10" x 12" will be posted out due to possible damage) Any framed portrait will be packaged extremely well but incurs postal charges. Please ask for details if you wish your piece to be framed. Acrylics are NOT framed with glass.
OTHER POSTAL CHARGES
For UK deliveries: If you require a Saturday delivery, there will be an excess charge to pay which will be priced on size & weight of package. Postal charges are covered in the price of a Commission for Monday - Friday deliveries only.
For overseas deliveries, there may be customs and excise charges - be aware of this as these charges can vary and payments are the responsibility of the receiver not the Artist.
Each commission will need to be approved by yourself on completion. A final image is either posted via this website or Karen's Facebook page OR a proof copy will be sent to you via E-mail before posting. If there are any problems or the Artwork requires any changes, they must be stated BEFORE the item is posted out as once the piece is received by yourselves, any changes you require, the Artwork must be sent back to Karen (postage costs of the Artwork to Karen and return postage to you will be your responsibility and costs will not be covered by Karen herself). The Artwork will not be sent out until acceptance by the Commissionee has been given.
If, on receipt of your commission,you no longer require the piece, you must return it to Karen in the original packaging it came. (return delivery charges will not be covered by Karen M Berisford) 60% of the payment will be retained by Karen M Berisford due to the time and effort put in and 40% of the payment (less original postage) will be refunded to you. This piece may be resold at the Artists descretion. If the piece can be resold, and dependant on the price it is sold for, you may receive up to 40% of the retained payment back.
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Karen M Berisford may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from January 2012.
What we do with the information we gather We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
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