Terms and conditions

This policy sets out the website terms and conditions for use.

If you are looking for answers to a question you have please refer to our help page.

Illustrators is a trading name of The Illustration Gallery LLP.

By using the Illustrato.rs website and all sub-domains, which are a service of The Illustration Gallery LLP., you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions [the Terms of Use” or “The Agreement”].

The Illustration Gallery may change these terms at any time by posting changes online. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by The Illustration Gallery. Your continued use of Illlustrato.rs after changes are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.

General terms

  • You must be 18 years of age or older or you will not be able to enter into a legally binding contract to buy or sell via Illustrato.rs. You must not use Illustrato.rs for any illegal or unauthorized purpose and you agree to comply with all ‘local’ laws regarding online conduct and acceptable content such as libel law and must comply with all local jurisdiction.
  • You must not breach any laws, sell any counterfeit items or otherwise infringe the copyright, trade mark or other rights of third parties.
  • You must not threaten, intimidate, harass or otherwise abuse any other Illustrato.rs user.
  • You are responsible for maintaining that the content you submit is your own and is not owned by others.
  • You are solely responsible for your behaviour and conduct on Illustrato.rs including use of all content and data including images [graphics and photos], audio and video clips, links and text [such as conversations] that you post to the Illustrato.rs website.
  • You must not modify or adapt or ‘hack’ Illustrato.rs or seek to create another website or communication to users that implies it is associated to Illustrato.rs.
  • You must not produce unwanted communications [spam] to other users of Illustrato.rs.
  • You are responsible for keeping your password secure.
  • You must not transmit or seek to transmit any viruses or 'worms' or any code that seeks to alter the behaviour of the Illustrato.rs site or that is in any way destructive.
  • Under no circumstances will The Illustration Gallery LLP. be liable for any of the following losses or damage (whether such losses where foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise): (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (c) loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury to reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties; or (g) any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of Illustrato.rs regardless of the form of action.
  • If you seek to sell products then all artwork sold by you must be deemed not to have been created by anyone else and must be the original work of the seller. See What can I sell on Illustrators for an update on which items are allowed for sale.
  • You [“the user”] in using Illustrato.rs allow The Illustration Gallery LLP. the right to re-use, edit, modify, re-purpose and re-publish the content. “You” retain rights over copyright of all such content yet provide a license for The Illustration Gallery LLP. to use this content both on and offline in perpetuity.
  • You must not post, list or upload false, inaccurate, misleading or defamatory content (including personal information).
  • You must pay for items purchased by you, unless the seller has made a clear typographical error or you cannot authenticate the seller's identity. You and you alone are liable for paying the seller if you commit to buy an item.
  • You as a seller must post items purchased from you after receipt of the order notification within three [3] days unless otherwise clearly stated on the product description OR if you cannot authenticate the buyer's identity in which case you must notify the Illustrato.rs staff.
  • You must not copy, modify, or distribute The Illustration Gallery’s copyrighted works or trade marks, or other content from the Site, without our express consent.
  • You must not collect information about users, including email addresses, without their express consent.
  • You must not hold multiple accounts in order to sell the same goods as this constitutes ‘spam’ and unfair manipulation of the system.
  • You must not list prohibited items – for a list of such items please refer to prohibited items list. The Illustration Gallery LLP. reserves the right to change this list at any time and without notice.
  • You must agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy
  • You must able to form a legally binding contract of sale to be a member of Illustrato.rs. This restricts membership to those of 18 years of age or over unless you have the explicit permission of your parent or guardian who must supervise [and be ultimately responsible for] the account.
  • If you register membership as a business [as a sole trader or partnership] on Illustrato.rs you must guarantee that you personally have the authority of the business to agree to the terms of use. The Illustration Gallery LLP. retains the right to terminate or change the service for any reason at any time without notice.
  • The Illustration Gallery LLP. retains the right to modify the Terms of Use at any time. The Illustration Gallery LLP. will inform registered users by email and through the site blog of any changes to the Terms of Use.
  • The Illustration Gallery LLP. retains the right to refuse service to anyone at any time and to terminate accounts if in breach of the Terms of Use.
  • The Illustration Gallery LLP. may change or remove content ("content" includes, for example, items, item descriptions, and other information on the site) and accounts containing content that The Illustration Gallery LLP. determines to be unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party's intellectual property, the Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy or other policy documents and community guidelines as posted on Illustrators.
  • By submitting your content you grant The Illustration Gallery LLP. a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, make available to the public, and exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to your contribution worldwide and/or to incorporate your contribution in other works in any media now known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may exist in your contribution, and in accordance with privacy restrictions set out in the Illustrato.rs Privacy Policy. This will enable us to potentially reproduce your work for the purposes of marketing [for example: 'adverts'; blog posts; printed and web related marketing material; books etc.].
  • Your content must be your own original work which you have the right to make available and is not defamatory, does not infringe any law and indemnify The Illustration Gallery LLP. against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by The Illustration Gallery LLP. as a result of your breach of the above warranty.
  • You must not solicit for new business on Illustrators.co or use www.illustrators.co to send unsolicited communications except to ask or inform others about Illustrato.rs business (items, postage etc.). Any such action will result in your account being deleted and possible action taken with your company or ISP (internet service provider).
  • You shall not link out from Illustrators to your own shop directly. Illustrators is to be primarily used as a platform for selling and not as a lead generator or marketing platform for your own site. We encourage people to link to websites and information about their work from their profile page.
  • These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

If you break the above terms then your account will be cancelled. The Illustration Gallery LLP. seeks to promote legal activity and well behaved conduct on its site however, you understand and agree in using the site that Illustrato.rs is a 'place' and is not responsible for the content posted on the site and that you may be exposed to content and behaviour that contravenes the above Terms and as such you use the Illustrato.rs service at your own risk.

If you have any questions relating to our Terms of Use please contact us through our help page or email hello@illustrators.co.