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Overview
The terms “we”, “us”, “our” and “VERYMARTA” refers to Marta Spendowska LLC. The term the “Site” refers to verymarta.com. The term “user,” “you” and “your” refers to site visitors, customers and any other users of the site.
Use of verymarta.com, including all materials presented herein and all online services provided by Marta Spendowska LLC (“VERYMARTA”), is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all site visitors, customers, and all other users of the site. By using the Site or Service and/or ordering a product from the Site, you agree to these Terms and Conditions, without modification, and acknowledge reading them.
Use of the Site + Service
To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into these Terms and Conditions. Children under the age of 18 are prohibited from using the Site or purchasing the Service.
Information provided on the Site and in the Service are subject to change. VERYMARTA makes no representation or warranty that the information provided, regardless of its source (the “Content”), is accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free. VERYMARTA disclaims all liability for any inaccuracy, error or incompleteness in the Content.
Account Creation
In order to use the Service, you are required to complete an application providing various information about yourself including your name, email address and other personal information. You agree that any information you reen ive to VERYMARTA on the application will always be accurate, correct and up to date. You must not impersonate someone else or provide account information, an email address or any other information that is not your own. Your account must not be used for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction. VERYMARTA reserves the right to cancel your participation in the Service without refund, if you provide false information on the application.
Lawful Purposes
You may use the Site and Service for lawful purposes only. You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through the Site. You agree to use the Site and to purchase services through the Site for legitimate, non-commercial purposes only. You shall not post or transmit through the Site any material which violates or infringes the rights of others, or which is threatening, abusive, defamatory, libelous, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, contains injurious formulas, recipes, or instructions, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law.
Refusal of Service
The Services are offered subject to our acceptance of your application. We reserve the right to refuse service to any person or entity, without the obligation to assign reason for doing so. No application is deemed accepted by us until written confirmation stating our acceptance is provided to you. Deposit payments will be refunded to any party who is denied Service. We may at any time change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Site or Service, subject to us fulfilling our previous responsibilities to you based on acceptance of your application.
Product Description
We endeavor to describe and display the Service as accurately as possible. While we try to be as clear as possible in explaining the Service, please do not accept that the Site is entirely accurate, current, or error-free. From time to time we may correct errors in pricing and descriptions. You acknowledge that the nature of travel requires flexibility and should allow for reasonable alterations to the Service, if necessary. It is understood that the route, schedules, itineraries, amenities and mode of transport may be subject to alteration without prior notice due to local circumstances or events, which may include sickness or mechanical breakdown, flight cancellations, strikes, events emanating from political disputes, entry or border difficulties, extreme weather and other unpredictable or unforeseeable circumstances or any other reason whatsoever.
Our Intellectual Property
The Site and Service contain intellectual property owned by Marta Spendowska LLC, including trademarks, trade dress, copyrights, proprietary information and other intellectual property. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, distribute, display, reproduce or perform, or in any way exploit in any format whatsoever any of the Site or Service content, in whole or in part without our prior written consent. We reserve the right to immediately remove you from the Service, without refund, if you are caught violating this intellectual property policy.
Changed Terms
We may at any time amend these Terms and Conditions. Such amendments are effective immediately upon notice to you by us posting the new Terms and Conditions on this Site. Any use of the Site or Service by you after being notified means you accept these amendments. We reserve the right to update any portion of our Site and Service, including these Terms and Conditions at any time. We will post the most recent versions to the Site and list the effective dates on the pages of our Terms and Conditions.
Limitation of Liability
You agree that under no circumstances shall we be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive, exemplary, or any other damages arising out of your use of the Site or Service. Additionally, VERYMARTA is not liable for damages in connection with (i) any failure of performance, error, omission, denial of service, attack, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure; (ii) loss of revenue, anticipated profits, business, savings, goodwill or data; and (iii) third party theft of, destruction of, unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of your information or property, regardless of our negligence, gross negligence, failure of an essential purpose and whether such liability arises in negligence, contract, tort, or any other theory of legal liability. The foregoing applies even if VERYMARTA has been advised of the possibility of or could have foreseen the damages. In those states that do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for the damages, our liability is limited to the fullest possible extent permitted by law. In no event shall VERYMARTA’s cumulative liability to you exceed the total purchase price of the Service you have purchased from VERYMARTA, and if no purchase has been made by you VERYMARTA’s cumulative liability to you shall not exceed $100.
Disclaimer
This site is for entertainment purposes only. By participating in my tarot, cards readings or any digital services delivered in any way, be it a private email, a snail mail, blog, email, newsletter series, you acknowledge that I am not a lawyer, licensed psychologist, financial advisor, business consultant or health care professional. My services do not replace the care of  attorneys, business consultants, financial advisors, psychologists or other healthcare professionals. Tarot is in no way to be construed or substituted as psychological counseling or any other type of therapy or medical advice. I will at all times exercise my best professional efforts, skills and care. However, I cannot guarantee the outcome of tarot efforts and/or recommendations on my website/blog and my comments about the outcome are expressions of opinion only. I cannot make any guarantees other than to deliver the tarot services purchased as described.
Product Description
I endeavor to describe and display the Service as accurately as possible. While I try to be as clear as possible in explaining the Service, please do not accept that the Site is entirely accurate, current, or error-free. From time to time I may correct errors in pricing and descriptions. I reserve the right to refuse or cancel any order with an incorrect price listing.
Third Party Resources
The Site and the Service contain links to third party websites and resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for the availability, accuracy, content or policies of third party websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by or affiliation with VERYMARTA. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.
Indemnification
You shall indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, settlements, liabilities, costs, charges, assessments and expenses, as well as third party claims and causes of action, including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, arising out of any breach by you of any of these Terms and Conditions, or any use by you of the Site or Service. You shall provide us with such assistance, without charge, as we may request in connection with any such defense, including, without limitation, providing us with such information, documents, records and reasonable access to you, as we deem necessary. You shall not settle any third party claim or waive any defense without our prior written consent.
Effect of Headings
The subject headings of the paragraphs and subparagraphs of this Agreement are included for convenience only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of any of its provisions.
Entire Agreement; Waiver
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and VERYMARTA pertaining to the Site and Service and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations, and understandings between us. No waiver of any of the provisions of this Agreement by VERYMARTA shall be deemed, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other provision, whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by VERYMARTA.
Notices
All notices, requests, demands, and other communications under this Agreement shall be in writing and properly addressed as follows:
Marta Spendowska LLC
Kensington, NH 03833
Governing Law; Venue; Mediation
This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with, and governed by, the laws of the State of Maine as applied to contracts that are executed and performed entirely in Maine. The exclusive venue for any arbitration or court proceeding based on or arising out of this Agreement shall be York County, Maine. The parties agree to attempt to resolve any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or relating to this Agreement by mediation, which shall be conducted under the then current mediation procedures of The CPR Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution or any other procedure upon which the parties may agree. The parties further agree that their respective good faith participation in mediation is a condition precedent to pursuing any other available legal or equitable remedy, including litigation, arbitration or other dispute resolution procedures.
Recovery of Litigation Expenses
If any legal action or any arbitration or other proceeding is brought for the enforcement of this Agreement, or because of an alleged dispute, breach, default, or misrepresentation in connection with any of the provisions of this Agreement, the successful or prevailing party or parties shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys’ fees and other costs incurred in that action or proceeding, in addition to any other relief to which it or they may be entitled.
Severability
If any term, provision, covenant, or condition of this Agreement is held by an arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the rest of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect and shall in no way be affected, impaired, or invalidated.
Assignment
These Terms and Conditions bind and inure to the benefit of the parties’ successors and assigns. These Terms and Conditions are not assignable, delegable, sublicenseable or otherwise transferable by you, accept upon approval by VERYMARTA. Any transfer, assignment, delegation or sublicense by you is invalid.
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Updated: July 2017
HOW TO BUY A PAINTING.
Ah! So, you like one or more of my paintings and considering to buy it! Fantastic—thank you.
Just go to my store,  click on the photo of the painting and you can purchase the painting by clicking the BUY NOW button.
  1. What happens next?
    If you are interested in buying a painting, just click on the BUY button to the right of the image of the painting and follow the instructions to purchase it through Credit/Debit Card (secure server) or PayPal. If you have any questions, please email me. If a painting is not marked sold it is available for purchase.
  2. If you see a painting that has been sold but want something similar please email me for a commission (an additional 20-30% of the price is applied).
  3.  Once payment is received I will prepare your painting for shipping. Watercolors don’t have any drying time, but acrylic paintings need to dry, if they’ve been painted recently, additionally I apply a coat of varnish for protection so please allow few days for watercolors and 2 weeks for an acrylic for delivery from the time the painting was purchased.
  4. I will send you a USPS / FEDEX tracking email once the painting has shipped so you will know when to expect your delivery.
  5. My paintings are shipped worldwide, personally and carefully packaged in acid-free supplies (will not affect the painting).

ORDER PROCESSING

In-stock items ship within 5-10 business days unless noted otherwise in the product listing.
Made-to-order items take between 2-4 weeks to ship (this is noted in the item listing).
International buyers accept responsibility for tariffs, customs, and all other fees. The painting will be carefully packed and shipped via USPS either First or Priority class mail.
Sometimes I get backed up, especially during the holiday season. If you need an item sent quickly to make a deadline, please let me know and I’ll try my hardest to work something out.
Approximate delivery (first class USPS) time from the package has left my studio is:
  • 3-5 working day to the USA
  • 7-10 working days to Canada
  • 10-15 working days to the remaining destinations

HOW MUCH IS THE SHIPPING CHARGE?

I ship all over the world, and the freight charge depends on your delivery address and your purchase amount. International packages are sometimes held up in Customs so the transit times will vary. Give yourself up to 4 weeks deadline from the ordering date.
Find your delivery zone below the order under SHIPPING section and see the charges. Anything under 16″ inches ships USPS. Paintings larger than 16″ inches usually go via FedEx ground. The very smallest paintings go First Class USPS. Your shipping fee includes the cost of postage, packing materials, labor and stocking but not insurance. If you need an insurance, contact me.
If your package weighs more than 13oz, it must be shipped via Priority Mail and it can sometimes take 7 or more business days for packages to reach you  via First Class Mail. Priority Mail packages are usually delivered within three days of shipping, but the USPS does not guarantee delivery within a certain time frame for Priority packages.
USPS doesn’t offer tracking services for First Class packages. Priority packages can technically be tracked, but the USPS isn’t required to scan them upon arrival at each destination, which means the tracking info is fairly unreliable.
Prints 11×14″ or smaller are shipped in flat white cardboard mailers. Prints larger than 11×14″ are shipped in cardboard tubes. My shipping carriers are either FedEx or USPS and I will send a tracking number once the order has been shipped (except First Class—not guaranteed.) I take every precaution to ensure the prints do not get damaged during the shipping process.  (Note: When the tube arrives, take great care when opening or allow your framing professional to open.) Once the order is shipped you will receive an email with a tracking number.

PAYMENT

Payment is accepted through secured Credit Card or PayPal (IMPORTANT : you don’t have to have a PayPal account to use it, credit card is accepted via PayPal). If you want to pay differently, you can contact me via Contact Form.

WHERE DO YOU MANUFACTURE?

My cards are digitally printed in US using environmentally friendly inks on mostly recycled paper and envelopes.
My art prints are giclée printed on fine art papers in USA, locally.
Framing provided by USA companies. Pillows and other goods are manufactures mostly in USA.

FRAMING

Frame is not included unless stated otherwise.Framing available upon request—additional charges apply. If you’d like to order framing for your print, just email me. USA only.
All framing is done in USA. Please allow an additional 3-4 weeks for your delivery.
If you want to go the DIY route.
Framing sounds scary but I promise it’s not. Some originals are painted on paper, some on thin board and these require some kind of frame. You can simply buy a larger than the artwork frame (Ikea, West Elm, Hobby Lobby) or use simple and affordable framing services at stores like Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Dick Blick or your local framing shop. If your painting has a deckled edge (uneaven) it’s nice to mount it with no mat to show the edges. Otherwise buy a mat that fits into your frame and is suitable for your painting (the opening is slightly smaller than the artwork) and you’re all good! I prefer white frames and white matting for all my water media and watercolor prints and artwork.
In case of large painting, these will taken down from the stretcher bars and send rolled. It’s very easy and cheap to ask a framer to rest retch the canvas.

ART PRINTS

Frame is not included unless stated otherwise.There is always an image showing, how the painting or print can look on the wall and it may be not to the exact scale. Every print is signed on back of the print by Marta Spendowska, some are signed on the front (or at least initialed). Some prints are Limited Editions Prints (marked on the page) and those have a specific number on them.
SIZES : sizes are sizes of paper.
Your art print will have a white border for easy matting : .75-2″ all around depending on the size of the final paper. If you need it full bleed (no white border, email me)
All Art Prints are of my original artwork.
It is printed professionally on a gorgeous archival, fade-resistant Epson paper or canvas. The ©MartaSpendowska.com won’t be printed.
All Prints are packaged to prevent bending or warping in transit they are placed in archival cello sleeve then placed into a “Do Not Bend” sticker.
CARE OF ART PRINTS.
I recommend keeping the print enclosed in the glassine covering it was shipped in until the image is framed. In particular, for larger prints I suggest being extremely cautious when unrolling the print as damage may occur if not careful. Ideally, the larger prints should be unrolled by the framer.

ORIGINAL ART

Some originals are signed on front (or initialed) and ALL are signed on the back of the painting (sometimes of the side) by Marta Spendowska. Most of my watercolor paintings are painted on either Fabriano or Arches or any art archival museum quality art papers, 98lb, 140lb or 300lb. I use artistic watercolors by W&N or Holbein or Graham or archival mixed media. Most of my mixed media work is painted on either paper, canvas, or on wood : in case of panel over 3/8″ these are ready to hang (no framing needed). I like the edges to be either white, wood-like or painted like a painting.

CANCELLATION

All custom product (home decor items, fashion accessories like art prints, acrylic trays, pillows, puffs, cards) are custom and not eligible for return.
It is possible to cancel your order if it hasn’t been sent. Contact me and I will help you. If your order has been sent or ordered, you will have to return the products in order to receive a refund. The freight will not be refunded. It is not possible to change your order once it has been submitted. This also includes changing the size or color of a product, removing an item, changing the delivery address or payment method. All packages are sent via USPS or Fedex from my studio. Custom order require a longer time (prints larger than 16×20″ leading time is : 2weeks, trays, pillows:2 weeks)
All Artwork is packaged to prevent any damage.

RETURN POLICY

Due to the handmade nature of each product, returns are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Because of this all purchases are final, unless it became damaged during the shipment. All Artwork is packaged to prevent any damage. My goal is to sell the best product in the best and safest way possible. Damaged items are to be returned within 1 week (7 calendar days) of receipt and your purchase will be refunded in full less the shipping cost.
Everybody’s computer displays colors differently, so if you are not sure about the colors on my pictures, please ask for more photos.  I want all my customers to receive high quality products. If there is something wrong with the product you have received or if your delivery is not identical to your order (wrong product or if a product is missing), please contact me. If you send me a mail, please include as many details as possible including your order number as well as a picture if there is something wrong with one of the products.
In case of an emergency or a reasonable … well, reason I will refund the value of the purchased product minus 20% restocking fee, PayPal fees and minus the original shipping cost. All products must be returned in their original packaging with all enclosed documentation and the packaging cannot be broken or in any other way damaged – neither can the product. Otherwise it will not be possible to obtain a refund. I don’t want the artwork to be damaged, touched, wrinkled etc.
It can take up to 14 days for me to receive your return, depending on which postal service you use. Once I have received the returned products, I will inspect them and process the refund within 48 hours.
Custom orders (trays, pillows, art prints larger than 16×20″) are not eligible for return. All sales are final.

COPYRIGHT

All artwork is © Marta Spendowska.
All images and content on this website are protected under United States and International copyright laws.
Images cannot be reproduced or otherwise distributed in any form without written permission from the copyright holder.
All products purchased in the shop are for personal use only. E-products cannot be shared.
Images may not be downloaded, printed, or used without permission in any way. Patterns are not to be used as blog, twitter, or any other type of website background.
If you want to use any of my images on your blog, please make sure to credit me and my website.
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