Hicks Terms & Conditions


Last Updated: January 23, 2019

Welcome to Hicks Gallery. These Terms of Use (“Terms”) are an agreement between you (“you” or “your”) and Hicks Gallery, Ltd. d/b/a Hicks(“Hicks” or “we” or “our” or “us”) that governs your access to and use of our website, products, and services (collectively, “Services”). By accessing or using our Services in any way, you agree to these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, you are not permitted to access or use our Services. Please read these Terms carefully, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.


1. Website


  1. Your access to and use of hicksgallery.co.uk is subject exclusively to these terms and conditions.
  2. You will not use hicksgallery.co.uk for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions.
  3. By using the Website/Services you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice.
  4. Hicks Gallery reserves the right to update or amend these Terms and Conditions at any time and your continued use of the Website/Services following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. It is therefore your responsibility to check the Terms and Conditions regularly for any changes.


2. Availability and Pricing


  1. All artworks are sold subject to availability.
  2. We will inform you as soon as possible if the goods you have ordered are no longer available.
  3. All prices are subject to change without notification, and while every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the prices displayed on hicksgallery.co.uk they are not guaranteed to be accurate. If any price is different from that displayed we will inform you before dispatching the order and you will have the option of continuing with the order or not.
  4. All sales are to be conducted in GBP and we do not accept payment in any other currency.


3. Ownership


  1. Ownership of goods supplied by Hicks Gallery will pass from them to you when the agreed price and monies outstanding to them have been paid in full. Image rights are still held by the artists and reproduction of work is strictly prohibited.


4. Collection/Storage


  1. Any artwork/purchases that are to be collected from the gallery must done so within 21 days of the order being made. Storage limitations at the gallery space prevent us from keeping client’s work indefinitely.
  2. If the work remains uncollected after the 21 day cut off then it will be moved to our storage facility.
  3. All work moved to storage is subject to a £25+ VAT administration/processing charge and a further £12.50+ VAT weekly charge to cover insurance and storage
  4. Payment must be made in full before the artworks can be collected.


5. Shipping/Insurance


  1. The cost of goods does not include delivery charges unless otherwise agreed in advance.
  2. Works are insured in transit up to £10,000. If the work is over this amount, then 2.5% of the value of the artwork being shipped is charged in addition to the standard shipping costs.
  3. Goods in transit being shipped or delivered to you will be covered by Hicks Gallery’s shipping insurance up to and including the point of collection or as arranged by you.
  4. Hicks Gallery will not accept any responsibility for goods being delayed as a result of shippers and or courier services.
  5. Hicks Gallery is not responsible for the payment of any import or customs duties that might be payable on any goods ordered.


6. Deposits


  1. To hold an artwork, a deposit of 20% of the total value is required. This will ensure that the artwork is removed from sale for 7 days. After this period, the deposit is non-refundable and will be held as a credit towards your next purchase and the artwork re-released for sale.


7. VAT


  1. Hicks Gallery VAT registration number is 603 0801 94
  2. Sales of secondary market artwork operate on the margin scheme. Full details on how this scheme works can be found here. https://www.gov.uk/vat-margin-schemes/overview. Hicks Gallery cannot refund VAT for goods sold outside of the EU if sold through the margin scheme.


8. Refunds


  1. Where goods have been dispatched it is the purchaser’s responsibility to inspect goods verifying quantity specifications and details. Upon receipt of the goods the purchaser must raise any queries or complaint about the goods within 7 days otherwise Hicks Gallery will deem the purchase and delivery accepted by you.
  2. If goods are unsuitable, damaged or being returned for any other reason then regardless of the currency that the order was paid in any refund from Hicks Gallery will ONLY be made in GBP.
  3. A full refund would be for the amount showing on the buyer’s invoice i.e. the amount of money received by Hicks Gallery.
  4. Hicks Gallery are not responsible for currency fluctuations and will not change the amount to be refunded based on fluctuations or fees incurred by the recipient’s bank.
  5. Any deposit taken for an artwork is seen as a commitment to purchase and cannot be refunded unless the artwork is not as described.
  6. Shipping costs are non refundable and returns are the responsibility of the purchaser.


9. Copyright


  1. The presentation, texts, documentation, illustrations, designs, icons, software and all other content on the Hicks Gallery’s website www.hicksgallery.co.uk are protected by international copyright laws.
  2. Hicks Gallery retains all rights, including photographic, text and any other information contained in and on the site.
  3. Hicks Gallery expressly forbids the copying of any protected content on the site.



10. Security


  1. We take every reasonable care to ensure that your order and subsequent transactions are conducted securely. We will not be liable for any loss you may suffer if a third party obtains unauthorised access to any information you provide us.



11. Disclaimer


  1. Hicks Gallery tries hard to ensure that the website is functioning correctly and is as accurate as possible, this will not always be achievable and therefore the following disclaimers apply.
  2. Hicks Gallery does not guarantee or represent that the content available or accessible via the website will always be accurate, complete or current or that access to the website will be uninterrupted.
  3. Hicks Gallery expressly disclaims all liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage occasioned from the use or inability to use the website, whether directly or indirectly resulting from inaccuracies, defects, viruses, errors (whether typographical or otherwise), omissions, out of date information or otherwise.
  4. Accessing the website and the downloading of material from hicksgallery.co.uk is done entirely at the user’s own risk.
  5. The user, and not Hicks Gallery, will be entirely responsible for any resulting damage to software or computer systems and/or any resulting loss of data even if Hicks Gallery has been advised of the possibility of such damage.



12. Further Information


  1. Should you require any further information requiring these conditions or anything else regarding hicksgallery.co.uk please email info@hicksgallery.co.uk.








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