Lawrence Alkin Gallery

+44 (0)20 7240 7909

Terms and Conditions

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE AND DISCLAIMER CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEB SITE.

By using this site, you agree to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms, you may not use this site.

Lawrence Alkin Gallery reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update these Terms of Use, and you agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations, or updates.

Lawrence Alkin Gallery is owned and operated by Archer Publications Ltd, a Company registered in England under registration number 2730788.

Governing Law

Your use of this Web site and any purchase by you on this Web site of any products will be governed by English Law and will be deemed to have occurred in the United Kingdom.

Order Acceptance 

The receipt of an ‘order confirmation’ email does not constitute the acceptance of an order or a confirmation of an offer to sell. Lawrence Alkin Gallery reserves the right, without prior notification, to limit the order quantity on any item and/or refuse service to any customer.

Verification of information may be required prior to the acceptance of any order.

Lawrence Alkin Gallery makes every effort to ensure the content on this website is correct at the time of publishing (including product descriptions and prices). However, please note that we may only accept orders if there are no material errors in the description of any goods featured or their prices as advertised.

Returns

Please see our Returns Policy for full details.

Submissions

Lawrence Alkin Gallery appreciates hearing from its customers and welcomes your comments regarding its products, and on-line services. However Lawrence Alkin Gallery’s company policy does not allow it to accept or consider unsolicited creative ideas, suggestions, inventions or materials and you are requested not to make any such submissions. By making any such submissions you agree to give Lawrence Alkin Gallery a royalty free, exclusive right to use such material as it sees fit for any purposes whatsoever and you waive any moral rights which you may have.

Limitation on Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, EVEN IF LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY HAS BEEN PREVIOUSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER IN AN ACTION UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, OR ANY OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR PERFORMANCE OF THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, PRODUCTS, AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE FROM THIS SITE.

THESE LIMITATIONS SHALL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY LASTS, OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Pricing

The prices on this website include VAT (where applicable) at the applicable current rate chargeable in the UK. However, if the rate of VAT changes between the date of your order and the date of delivery, we will adjust the VAT you pay, unless you have already paid for the Products in full before the change in VAT takes effect.

This website contains a large number of Products. It is always possible that, despite our efforts, some of the Products on this site may be incorrectly priced. If we discover an error in the price of the Products you have ordered we will contact you [in writing] to inform you of this error and we will give you the option of continuing to purchase the Product at the correct price or cancelling your order. We will not process your order until we have your instructions. If we are unable to contact you using the contact details you provided during the order process, we will treat the order as cancelled and notify you in writing. Please note that if the pricing error is obvious and unmistakeable and could have reasonably been recognised by you as a mispricing, we do not have to provide the Products to you at the incorrect (lower) price.

Copyright

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips and software, is the property of Lawrence Alkin Gallery or its content suppliers and protected by U.K. and international copyright laws. The content and software on this site may be used as an information and shopping resource. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display or performance, of the content on this site without the permission of Lawrence Alkin Gallery is strictly prohibited.

Disclaimer

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED BY LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE SITE, THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS, INCLUDED ON THIS SITE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

External Sites

This site may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third party vendors and other third parties (the "External Sites"). You acknowledge that Lawrence Alkin Gallery is not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any External Site. You should contact the site administrator or Webmaster for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such External Sites

Our Company Details & Address

Archer Publications Limited
13 Bond Street
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 1RD
United Kingdom

Company Reg. No. 2730788
VAT. Reg. No. GB 563206654

How to Order

Ordering from Lawrence Alkin Gallery is quick and easy. Once you have chosen an item you wish to purchase, simply click on the ‘Buy Now’ button. Your basket will then appear on screen, you can remove this basket at any time by clicking the ‘x’ in the top right. A summary of your basket will always show in the top right hand of each page on our website, click this to view the basket again at any time.  

Your basket will appear each time you click ‘Buy Now’ and also enables you to remove items by clicking the ‘x’ on an image. Click ‘Proceed to Checkout’ when you have selected the items you wish to purchase.

Using our Super Fast Checkout

We have designed our checkout to make completing your order as quick, easy and secure as possible.  Simply enter your billing and delivery details including your payment card number and click to complete your order.

Your Security is Our Top Priority

The personal details you enter into our site are totally encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software.  Your payment card information is processed and held solely by PayPal, one of the world’s largest and most respected online payment providers. Once you submit your order lawrencealkingallery.com keeps no record of your payment card.

For more information about security and your privacy (including details of our SSL software), please visit our Security, Privacy & Cookies section.

Payment Options

Payment by Card

All credit / debit cards transactions are powered by Paypal, one of the world’s largest and most respected online payment service providers. Currently Paypal handles almost 8 million transactions every day. Your card details are held only by Paypal and your bank, not by Lawrence Alkin Gallery, giving you extra piece of mind.

We accept the following cards:

Please note: Your card will be charged shortly after you submit your order.


American Express Cards
Please note: We are currently only able to accept payments by American Express by telephone, to make an AMEX payment, please call us on 020 7240 7909 (open Mon to Sat 11am to 7pm, UK time). 

 

VAT & Sales Tax 

If you would like an itemised VAT receipt, please email us at info@lawrencealkingallery.com (including details of your order) and we will be happy to post this to you.

UK Customers

VAT is charged on most goods and services within the European Union. Art prints and picture frames are charged at the standard rate: 20%. All prices displayed at Lawrence Alkin Gallery are inclusive of UK VAT at the appropriate rate.

EU Customers

Lawrence Alkin Gallery is required by law to collect VAT on orders dispatched to addresses within the European Union.  For customers with a delivery address within the EU, VAT will be included in the total featured on the order confirmation page and within your e-mail confirmation.

Customers outside the EU

Orders sent to addresses outside the EU will not be subject to VAT but they may be subject to local taxes and customs charges.  Please note Lawrence Alkin Gallery is not responsible for any such additional charges and these must be met by the customer.

Under HM Revenue & Customs regulations regarding the VAT Retail Export Scheme, any sales by mail order (including internet sales) are exempt.  It is therefore not legally possible to claim back any VAT when purchasing goods from lawrencealkingallery.com.

Delivery and Returns

Free Delivery Worldwide

We are pleased to inform you that, at present, the vast majority of items purchased directly through the checkout on our website have FREE DELIVERY WORLDWIDE.

The only exceptions are often fragile items marked POA or ‘Collection or Specialist Delivery Only’, (see ‘Items for Collection’ below for details).

We do however also reserve the right to charge for handling, packaging and delivery if the total amount received through the checkout is reduced for any reason after the checkout process is completed and your order is confirmed.

Lawrence Alkin Gallery provides a fast and efficient despatch service. All orders are sent from the UK.  Deliveries to UK addresses are sent either by Royal Mail (minimum First Class) or by courier. Overseas orders are sent AIR MAIL or courier using our tough postal tubes. Limited editions, rare prints and frames will also require a signature on arrival.

Our orders are despatched Monday to Friday and we aim to despatch the vast majority within 3 to 4 days (custom framed orders are usually despatched within 14 days). If your print is delayed by more than 3 days we will inform you of the expected despatch date via email. You can then choose to either wait for delivery, accept a refund (excludes custom framing, please see below) or pick an alternative item from our stock.

Items for Collection

Items marked ‘Collection or Specialist Delivery Only’ require collection directly from Lawrence Alkin Gallery. Alternatively we can also offer a specialist courier service for a small additional fee or collection from our sister gallery ‘artrepublic’ in Brighton, please call 020 7240 7909 for details (Open Mon to Sat 11am to 7pm, UK time) or email info@lawrencealkingallery.com

PLEASE NOTE ITEMS MARKED ‘Collection or Specialist Delivery Only’ ARE EXEMPT FROM FREE DELIVERY.

Returns Policy

Damaged Goods 

Lawrence Alkin Gallery will replace all damaged goods. However you MUST check your goods and email us WITHIN 3 WORKING DAYS of receipt of a damaged item to be eligible for a replacement or refund. We will send a reply email containing full details of our replacement / refund procedure. You MUST keep the damaged goods together with any damaged packaging until you receive instructions on what to do with them from Lawrence Alkin Gallery. Failure to do this could result in an invalid claim against our Returns Policy.

Other Returns

In accordance with the European Distance Selling Directive, Lawrence Alkin Gallery will supply you with a contract for each purchase you make on the site. If ordering within an EU country, you have the right to withdraw from the contract, within seven working days from receipt of the goods, and return the goods without having to give any reason. If you withdraw you will be reimbursed by the same method with which you paid, within thirty days.

You will be charged for the postage costs of returning the goods, but we do not add an administration or repackaging charge. Under these conditions, returned goods must reach us in 100% re-saleable condition for customers to be eligible for a refund.

Contracts can be concluded electronically, and the time at which the contract is concluded is determined by reference to the times at which your order (and Lawrence Alkin Gallery’s acknowledgement) is deemed to be received (which is when we are first able to access it).

Please note: This Returns Policy applies to items purchased through the checkout at lawrencealkingallery.com only, items purchased by any other method (including at our high street gallery) are likely to have a different policy, please ask for details when making your purchase.

If you have any enquiries regarding returns, please email us at info@lawrencealkingallery.com

Security, Privacy & Cookies

Keeping Your Personal Information Safe

Your security is our top priority. The personal information you enter into our checkout is protected using state of the art Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software, this ensures that any information you submit will be encrypted.  When you reach a page in our checkout which asks for personal information, you should see a picture of a padlock at the bottom of the page (depending on your browser).  If you double click this padlock, you will see details of our latest SSL certificate, which is issued by a leading website certification agency.

Lawrence Alkin Gallery has a strict policy not to sell or transfer any personal customer information including e-mail addresses and postal addresses to outside parties.  The only exception is the information required by our Payment Service Provider (PayPal) to process your card transaction (see below for more details).

Payment Card Safety

Your payment card information is handled using the upmost security by our online payment provider PayPal (one of the largest online payment providers in the world).  Once you have completed your transaction, Lawrence Alkin Gallery does not hold any of your card information. PayPal will also not use any of the information you have supplied for any purpose other than to complete your card transaction.

You do not need to hold or set up a PayPal account to use our site, simply enter your card details at the checkout.

Our 'How to Order' page has full details of all the payment cards we currently accept.

If you are still uncertain about using your payment card over the Internet, we are happy to take orders by telephone on 020 7240 7909 (open Mon to Sat 11am to 7pm, UK time).

Recommended Browsers 

Lawrence Alkin Gallery has been designed to operate effectively with the latest versions of the most popular internet browsers currently in use. To ensure you get the most out of our site we recommend the following browsers:

Internet Explorer 9 (and above)

Mozilla Firefox

Apple Safari

Google Chrome

We do not recommend the use of alpha or beta browser versions due to possible security leaks that can arise as these browsers are only for developers and are still under verification.

Privacy Policy 

Lawrence Alkin Gallery is committed to protecting your privacy. The information we collect is strictly for internal use only, to help provide a more personalised experience on our website and to inform you of our latest offers and promotions.  You have the option to not receive any further communication both when you order and each time we might contact you in future.

Why collect personal information at all?

The information we hold on customers is used to tailor the site to their interests.

Our aim is to make Lawrence Alkin Gallery as helpful as possible for its users, and personalising the site is just one way of achieving this.

What information do we collect?

When you order or register with Lawrence Alkin Gallery we will ask for your email address, full name and home address.

As you use the site, our database records your preferences - the type of artists and exhibitions you show an interest in. This information is then combined with all other users to improve everyone’s experience.

Cookies

A cookie is a special file a website puts on your computer so that it can remember something about your preferences at a later date. Typically, a cookie records your preferences when using a particular site. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change your browser to prevent this. However this can affect your ability to use certain websites effectively.

Disabling cookies may affect the completion of our website checkout process. If you prefer to have your cookies disabled, you may need to call us to complete your order on 020 7240 7909 (open Mon to Sat 11am to 7pm, UK time).

Security

Our secure server software protects you while you shop at Lawrence Alkin Gallery, so that you never have to worry about credit card safety.

No obligation

While we like to alert customers to items related to their interests and preferences in art, there is no obligation to buy anything and this feature is provided free of charge.

Updates

Occasionally you might receive e-mails from Lawrence Alkin Gallery detailing the latest news, exclusive special offers and new features available on the site. Every email we send will allow you to unsubscribe, you may also like to unsubscribe at anytime by emailing us at info@lawrencealkingallery.com with 'unsubscribe' as the subject.