terms and conditions
Important: It is assumed that by purchasing programmes, consultations, artwork or any product associated with the SGAC website that the terms and refunds policy has been read in its totality, understood and accepted.
Certificates of Authenticity
All Australian indigenous artworks are accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity. We guarantee all artworks shown on our website are authentic with provenance assured. Our provenance is highly considered in the industry and is required by art auction houses and for collector’s resale. We also supply fully detailed profiles on the artists.
Artworks and content on this site is copyright protected. You may use this material for your own personal reference only. Except for the temporary copy held in the computer's cache and a single permanent copy for your personal reference, the material may not otherwise be used, copied, reproduced, published, stored in a retrieval system, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means in whole or part without the prior written approval of SGAC.
You may not use any part of the material on the SGAC website to establish, maintain or provide, or assist in establishing, maintaining or providing your own publications, Internet site or other means of distribution.
If you wish to reproduce any of the information including blog posts, free guides, programme material, artist biographies, artwork stories, artwork photographs or artist images from this web site, please contact us at SGAC to obtain permission. You will be required to provide a link back to the SGAC website and an acknowledgment of copyright.
Not all works are displayed online. If you would like to enquire about other artists not featured, view further work by featured artists or are looking for something specific, please contact us and we will be happy to help.
Our prices are in US Dollars. We have an online tool to calculate conversions, however this is approximate only. SGAC holds no responsability for discrepancy between this tool and actual conversion costs/fees at time of purchase.
SGAC will freight artworks to most destinations. Freight charges do apply and are in addition to the list price of the work. SGAC will provide an exact quote prior to purchase and once destination is known.
Please make sure the delivery address you nominate or a representative will be available to accept and sign for the package. Otherwise you will be left a calling card to advise you on how to collect your package. Please note we do not deliver to a Post Office Box.
When we receive your order we will reply by email as soon as possible to confirm your purchase order has been processed. Your artwork will be sent as soon as freight has been agreed to and payment has been received.
As artwork is different, so are shipping requirements thus we will inform you upon your order of specific lead times.
Duties & Taxes
All artwork prices listed by SGAC are VAT exclusive. Purchases within Switzerland where are offices are based are VAT exempt. International buyers will be liable to pay for any duties and/or taxes relevant to the country of destination. These charges are non-refundable on return of goods to us.
Sascha Gianella Art Contemporain (SGAC)
Ch. du Sorbier, 6, 1295 Mies, Switzerland
Founder: Sascha Gianella
Tel. +41 22 755 47 84
Insurance on freight is recommended and offered on every work purchased. SGAC holds no responsability for theft, loss or damage of any shipments, and is unable to aid the investigation of such circumstances where a package has not been insured for freight. For added security all deliveries require a signature upon receipt.
SGAC has taken all reasonable care in compiling and producing the information contained on this website. SGAC will not be responsible for any loss or damage arising from the use of the information contained in this website. The contents of this website should not be used as a substitute for seeking independent professional advice in making an investment decision involving SGAC. SGAC makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the information provided in this website. SGAC and its respective principals, representatives, artists, consultants and partners shall have no liability (including liability to any person by reason of negligence or negligent misstatement) for any statements, opinions, information, or matters, express or implied arising out of, contained in or derived from, or any omissions from this website.
Due to online security concerns, SGAC requires that order forms are fully completed including full name, full street address (PO Boxes not accepted), fixed line residential or work phone number, paid-for email address (free accounts not accepted), in order to proceed to the order verification process. We will then contact you to verify your details and confirm your order. We thank you for your understanding.
Each artwork will be appropriately wrapped and packaged in accordance with conservation standards and to ensure the work arrives in perfect condition. Should an artwork arrive damaged please contact us immediately.
Payment can be made via PayPal. Your receipt will be posted with your artwork, unless otherwise specified. Artworks will not be shipped until full payment has been received and cleared.
All works are sold at market value, and no discounts are given unless at the discretion of SGAC. Please note that prices may fluctuate according to market variables and are subject to change.
Any information that a third party provides to SGAC through this website will only be used by us in response to contact made by you and will not be passed on to any third party. By contacting SGAC via this website you are consenting to the personal information contained therein being transferred within SGAC and being processed for the purposes described herein.
We undertake not to sell, give away or divulge in any form whatsoever any private or personal information collected on this website, nor will information collected by this website be made available for direct marketing purposes.
SGAC does contain links to other websites, however we are not responsible for any data contained on these sites. If you have any concerns regarding your privacy, it is the responsibility of the individual to check the provisions contained within privacy policies of these websites.
SGAC has the right of refusal to proceed with or to cancel a sale without having to give any reason for its actions.
SGAC is not a representative dealer and hence does not have a vested interest in the artists it exhibits on this website. We select artworks from artists we believe are promising, who have technical competency and an adherence to contemporary art discourse yet we make no claim as to the future success or market value of the artists as shown on this site.
Return of Goods and Refunds
We understand that buying over the internet without physically viewing a work can be a little daunting. We would like to reassure you that it is important to us that you enjoy purchasing works from our site. We guarantee that we will fully refund the cost of the artwork if you are not happy. You must notify us within 24 hours of receiving your purchase if you intend to return the work. You will be required to pay for the cost of the return freight, insurance, TVA and associated customs charges. We recommend that you use our courier. The artwork must be received by us in its original condition with its accompanying documentation for the guarantee to apply.
All images are reproduced as correct to the true image as possible. However colour variations can and do occur when reproducing the work in either photography, on some viewing monitors and when printing out an image. We will do our best to inform you should a work's representative image vary from the work.
Website terms and conditions
All information about professional practice, the artists and artworks is correct at the time of listing. By using our website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions presented on this website including the information conveyed in these online sales guidelines for buyer and seller conditions. If you have any concerns on the above terms and conditions please contact us.
Important: It is assumed that by dowloading free content, purchasing programmes, consultations, associated products and artwork via the SGAC site that the terms and refunds policy has been read in its totality, understood and accepted.