Rich Thistle Art Studio is an online gallery of original paintings and reproductions providing fine art originals and limited edition fine-art prints subject to the following terms of use (the "Terms") that govern the use of www.richthistle.com, including those portions comprising the sale of Art Product (the "Art Product" and collectively, the "Site"). By using or visiting the "Site" you expressly agree to be bound by the "Terms" and all other applicable laws and regulations governing the "Site". Rich Thistle reserves the right to change the "Terms"at any time, effective immediately upon posting on the "Site". If you violate these "Terms", Rich Thistle may take appropriate legal action against you as determined by Rich Thistle in his sole discretion.

PERMITTED USE (COPYRIGHT LAW)

You agree that you are only authorized to visit, view and to retain a copy of pages of the "Site" for your own personal use, and that you shall not duplicate, download, publish, transmit, modify or otherwise distribute the written material or "Art Product", images, graphics, logos, icons and data compilations on the "Site" for any purpose other than to review information, for personal use, or to make a purchase of "Art Product", unless otherwise specifically authorized by Rich Thistle to do so. You also agree not to deep-link to the "Site" for any purpose, unless specifically authorized by Rich Thistle to do so. The content on the "Site", including, without limitation, all images including those provided in connection with the "Art Product", graphics, text, logos and data compilations is the property of Rich Thistle and is protected by Canadian and International Copyright Law.

GOVERNING LAW

By visiting this "Site" you agree that the laws of the province of Ontario, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these "Terms" and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Rich Thistle.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Rich Thistle does not warrant that this "Site", it's servers, or e-mail sent from this site are free of viruses or other harmful components. Rich Thistle will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the "Site", including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive and consequential damages.

AUTOMATIC INFORMATION

The "Site" receives and stores certain types of information whenever you interact with the "Site". For example, like many sites, "cookies" are used to obtain certain types of information when your browser accesses this site.

Examples of the information the "Site" collects and analyzes include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system, and platform,  the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through, and from the "Site", including date and time, cookie number, and products you viewed or searched for.

You provide personal information whenever you search or buy from any website. Rich Thistle uses the information that you provide for such purposes as processing orders, improving the "Site", and communicating with you. For example, you provide information when you search for a product, communicate with Rich Thistle by phone, e-mail, or otherwise. As a result of those actions, you might supply Rich Thistle with such information as your name, address and phone number, people to whom purchases are to be shipped, including address and phone number and other people through content of e-mail.

SHARING INFORMATION:

Customer information collected on the "Site" is an important part of successful business. Rich Thistle DOES NOT share customer information with any other parties.

AGENTS FOR RICH THISTLE

Rich Thistle employs Canada Post or UPS to deliver "Art Product". They have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.

POLICY FOR SALES TO CHILDREN

Rich Thistle does not knowingly sell "Art Product" to children under the age of 18 without direct involvement of a parent or guardian.