Terms of Use

1. General
You are currently viewing a page of the WLSmith.org website or a related website, (the “Site”) belonging to WL Smith. This Site and any of the services provided by WL Smith in connection with this Site (the “Services”) are being provided to you expressly subject to these Terms of Use. Please read these Terms of Use carefully. By accessing this Site you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use.

In this consent, “we”, “us”, and “WLSmith.org” are used to refer to WL Smith, administrators of this website, or agents of the artist.

2. Privacy
Please view our Online Privacy Policy at www.WLSmith.org/privacy.htm.

3. Country of Origin
WLSmith.org operates from the United States of America (US), and is translated from English (en). All prices listed on, and subsequent proposals originating from this site shall be in United States Currency (USD).

4. Electronic Terms of Service
On June 30, 2000, Congress enacted THE ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES IN GLOBAL AND NATIONAL COMMERCE ACT (E-Sign Act) to ensure the legality of electronic contracts. By obtaining products or services electronically through WLSmith.org, you agree that you have read and accept the terms outlined as follows. All of the disclosures, records, invoices, and other information being provided to you may, at WLSmith.org's sole discretion, be in electronic form. Information provided in electronic form will not be distributed in paper. Furthermore, you also agree to receive your invoices and billing via email, and make electronic payments from our site or email invoices using links to PayPal's secure servers. Your consent covers all of your transactions relating to the product or service that you agree to obtain. In order to ensure that we are able to provide you with important notices and other account information from time to time, you must update us with any change in email address.

5. Notices to You
You agree that we may provide notice to you by posting it on our website or by emailing it to the email address listed in your Account. Such notice shall be considered to be received by you within 24 hours of the time it is posted to our website or emailed to you unless we receive notice that the email was not delivered. Furthermore, you agree to review your transactions through your Account History instead of receiving periodic statements by mail.

6. Intellectual Property
All images and video that appear throughout this site belong to WL Smith or the respective owners of such images or videos, and are protected by United States and international copyright and trademark laws. These laws strictly prohibit any use of any of the marks, images, animated images or video appearing throughout this site without the express written consent of WL Smith or the owner of the mark, image, animated image, or video.

6.1. Authorship Credit. The Artist hereby reserves for himself the common law copyright, including all reproduction rights and the right to claim statutory copyright in all works created or sold. No works of art are to be copied, photographed, or reproduced without the written approval of the Artist. Upon written permission by the artist, reproductions of any works must display authorship credit in the following form: (1) the symbol “©” or the word “Copyright”; (2) the year the work was completed; and (3) WL Smith. For example: “© 2007 WL Smith”.

7. Fair Use and Creative Commons Licensing
This Website may contain some copyrighted material whose use has not been authorized by the copyright owners. We believe that the use on this website constitutes use provided under a Creative Commons licence, or fair use of the copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. Creative Commons or Fair Use notwithstanding, we will immediately comply with any copyright owner who presents a valid request to have their material removed. Report a copyright issue

8. The Disability Discrimination Act of 1995 (UK)
We operate in accordance with THE DISABILITY DESCRIMINATION ACT OF 1995 (UK). Should you have problems accessing any portion of this site, you may contact us for further assistance via the contact information provided at WLSmith.org/contact.htm.

9. Special License Restrictions for Non-Human Visitors
Special restrictions on a visitor's license to access this Website apply to Non-Human Visitors. Non-Human Visitors include, but are not limited to, web spiders, bots, indexers, robots, crawlers, harvesters, or any other computer programs designed to access, read, compile or gather content from the Website automatically. Non-Human Visitors are restricted from taxing the resources of the Website beyond what would be typical of a human visitor. Furthermore, as specified by the “no-email-collection” flag in the header pages within the Website and/or the contents of the robots.txt file, email addresses on this site are considered proprietary intellectual property of the author of the Website. It is recognized that these email addresses are provided for human visitors alone, and have value in part because they are accessible only to said human visitors. By continuing to access the Website, You acknowledge and agree that each email address the Website contains has a value not less than US $500 derived from their relative secrecy. You further agree that the compilation, storage, and potential distribution of these addresses by Non-Human Visitors substantially diminish the value of these addresses. Intentional collection, harvesting, gathering, or storing email addresses by Non-Human Visitors is recognized under this agreement as a violation of this agreement and expressly prohibited. As a visitor to the Website, you consent to having your Internet Protocol address recorded. An email address may appear immediately below (the “Identifier”) if we suspect potential abuse. The Identifier is uniquely matched to your Internet Protocol address. Visitors agree not to use this address for any reason. VISITORS AGREE THAT HARVESTING, GATHERING, STORING, TRANSFERRING TO A THIRD PARTY OR SENDING ANY MESSAGE(S) TO THE IDENTIFIER CONSTITUTES AN ACCEPTANCE AND SUBSEQUENT BREACH OF THESE TERMS OF USE.

10. Non-Discrimination
WLSmith.org does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender, age, or religion in the administration of this site, any of its services, outside services contracts, or other business dealings.

11. Severance of Terms
If any part of our Terms of Use Agreement is or becomes invalid or unenforceable in any respect, then the remainder of the Terms of Use Agreement will remain valid and enforceable.

12. Force Majeure
We shall not be liable to you if we are unable to perform our services as a result of any cause beyond our reasonable control. In the event of any such occurrence affecting us we shall notify you as soon as reasonably practicable.

13. Changes to our Terms of Use
If we decide to change our Terms of Use policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the modification date below.

This policy was last modified on 31 October, 2011

14. Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding our Terms of Use you may contact us using the information contained at www.WLSmith.org/contact.

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