Terms of Service

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the somos-arts.org website and all content, services and products available at or through the website (taken together, the website). The website is owned and operated by SomoS Art House (“SomoS”). The website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, SomoS’ Terms of Service and Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this site by SomoS (collectively, the “agreement”).

Please read this agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by SomoS, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

Copyright Infringement Policy

As SomoS asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by somos-arts.org violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify SomoS in accordance with SomoS’ copyright protection policy. SomoS will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material.

Intellectual Property

This Agreement does not transfer from SomoS to you any SomoS or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain solely with SomoS or the artists presented. SomoS, somos-arts.org, the somos-arts.org logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with somos-arts.org, or the website are trademarks of SomoS. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics, artwork, images, and logos used in connection with the website may be the trademarks or intellectual property of presented artists or other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any SomoS or third-party trademarks and intellectual property.

Changes

SomoS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this agreement. It is your responsibility to check this agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the somos-arts.org website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. SomoS may also, in the future, offer new services, resources and/or features through the somos-arts.org website. Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website is provided “as is”. SomoS and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither SomoS nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you obtain content or services through this website at your own discretion and risk.

Miscellaneous

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between SomoS and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of SomoS, or by the posting by SomoS of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the Berlin, Germany, excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in Berlin, Germany.


SomoS Art House operates somos-arts.org and may operate other websites. It is SomoS’ policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, SomoS collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. SomoS’ purpose in collecting such non-personally identifying information is to better understand how SomoS’ visitors use its website. From time to time, SomoS may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to SomoS’ websites choose to interact with SomoS in ways that require SomoS to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that SomoS gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who contact us through a form to provide an email address. Those who engage in transactions with SomoS are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, SomoS collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with SomoS. SomoS does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

SomoS may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. SomoS may display this anonymized information publicly or provide it to others. However, SomoS does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

SomoS discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on SomoS’ behalf or to provide services available at SomoS’ websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. SomoS will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, SomoS discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when SomoS believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of SomoS, third parties or the public at large. If you have supplied your email address to subscribe to our newsletter, SomoS may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with SomoS and our activities. SomoS takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

DoNotTrack & Third-Party Cookies

Note that we protect visitor’s privacy, who have adjusted their browser “DoNotTrack” settings to protect them from any third party tracking. Third party cookies are placed by web services outside of the website you’re currently visiting (such as Facebook, Google and other advertising networks) enabling them to track you as you go from site to site.

Some information on how to activate DoNotTrack to opt out of third party cookies, while leaving first party cookies switched on in various browser:

Firefox IE9 IE7 & IE8 Google Chrome Safari (OS X) Safari (iOS) Android

Embedded Content

SomoS embeds some content from video hosting services Vimeo and Youtube, Google Maps, and a Facebook like button. All are disabled by default to prevent any of those from loading and tracking you. You can choose to turn such third party services and their cookies on or off using the banner at the page bottom.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Although most changes are likely to be minor, SomoS may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in SomoS’ sole discretion.
SomoS encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Terms of Service. Your continued use of this site after any change in these Terms of Service will constitute your acceptance of such change.