www.paiam.org is a site operated by PAIAM (Professional Advisors to the International Art Market) (“We”). We are a not-for-profit unincorporated association and have our principal place of business at Eighth Floor, 6 New Street Square, New Fetter Lane, London EC4A 3AQ, United Kingdom.
To contact us, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or write to Craig Davies, PAIAM, Eighth Floor, 6 New Street Square, New Fetter Lane, London EC4A 3AQ, United Kingdom.
If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.
- Our Acceptable Use Policy [INSERT AS LINK TO ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY], which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site. When using our site, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
We may amend these terms from time to time at our sole discretion. We shall not be required to notify you of any such changes. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.
We may also update and change our site from time to time at our sole discretion.
Our site is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for any reason, including but not limited to business and operational reasons.
If you choose, or you are provided with, log-in credentials, such as a username, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your username or password, you must promptly notify us by sending an e-mail to [email protected]
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are fully reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without first obtaining a written licence to do so from us or our licensors.
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to legal or other professional or specialist advice on which you should rely. You must obtain legal, professional or specialist advice specific to your individual circumstances before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up to date. In using our site, you acknowledge and agree to the fullest extent permitted by law that you shall not have or be entitled to assert any demands, claims, rights, remedies, actions or any other form of recourse against us, our directors, managers, members, employees, agents, appointees or contractors arising out of or in connection with our site or its contents.
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
This website may include information and materials prepared, provided or uploaded by other users of the site, including to the Knowledge Database and News sections of our site. This information and these materials have not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
If you wish to complain about information and materials uploaded by other users please send an e-mail to [email protected]
Whether you are a consumer or a business user:
- We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our directors, managers, employees, agents, appointees or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
If you are a business user:
- We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it.
- We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
- use of, or inability to use, our site; or
- use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
- In particular, we will not be liable for:
- loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
- business interruption;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
- any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer user:
- Please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, or you provide us with content to upload to our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy [INSERT AS LINK TO ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY].
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. The rights you license to us are described in Rights you are giving us to use material you upload [INSERT AS LINK].
We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy [INSERT AS LINK TO ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY].
When you upload or post content to our site, or you provide us with content to upload to our site, you grant us the following rights to use that content for our own commercial purposes:
- a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that user-generated content in connection with the service provided by our site and across different media and to use the content to promote our site; and
a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence allowing third parties (for example, other users) to use the content in accordance with the functionality of our site and these Terms of Website Use.
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are solely responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes, platform and security to access our site. You must use your own virus protection software and ensure its effectiveness.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of any such breach or attempted breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take unfair advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part or membership of PAIAM on your part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy [INSERT AS LINK TO ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY].
If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact us by sending an e-mail to [email protected]
“Professional Advisors to the International Art Market” and “PAIAM” are trademarks of PAIAM. You are not permitted to use them without our prior written approval unless they are part of material you are using as permitted under