Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Updated: May 09, 2020


The following General Terms of Use apply to the use of www.bayard.store (Website) as well as the general products listed here and the newsletter (together also the "Website"). They govern your rights and obligations when using the services provided by Steve Bayard and Bayard.Store.

Separate conditions apply to individual areas of the website. These areas may be subject to charges. When registering for these areas, users are explicitly advised of the applicable terms and conditions for these areas. Such more specific conditions then precede these Terms of Use for the use of such services. These terms of use apply in addition.

www.bayard.store is managed by Steve Bayard for BayardArt.com, Tabbertstraße 6B, D-12459 Berlin (hereafter "BAYARD ART CONSULTING").

Further information about your contract partner can be found in the "Imprint" section of our website and magazine.

On this website, Bayard.Store (hereafter "us") provides news and updates on all matters relating to the international art market (hereafter "content"). This content is freely accessible to anyone in accordance with these Terms of Use for private purposes. Any commercial use is forbidden without our prior consent.

Users do not need to register to use our services. However users needs to login to get the best content of our website and to get reductions on some of our partners/children sites.

1. Bayard.Store reserves all copyright and other intellectual property rights on all pages of the website including layout, software, and their contents. The contents may be used by users only for their own personal purposes. No commercial use, no promotional use and no modification of the content is allowed to visitors and members of the website.

2. The transfer of contents of the website to third parties is not permitted (even in part) without our consent. It is forbidden to integrate and/or present the website or its contents in a sub-window (frame).

3. Insofar as specific information on the use of the respective content is contained on individual pages, these shall apply in addition to our General Terms of Use and Terms of Services.

4. It is prohibited to modify and/or remove copyright notices and/or brand names and/or other information in the content created/developed by our designers/services. Even for your own personal use.

5. Any use of the content for commercial purposes is prohibited unless we have previously agreed in writing in individual cases. To submit your request, please give us rather a call than an e-mail for this. Generally, this happens after we receive your final payment for the work you requested us to do for you. Not paying our services fully will result in a non-authorized use of our content and you will assume the consequences, or legal consequences of such a criminal acts.

6. The establishment of a hyperlink to the website www.bayard.store (example: links that you use from our affiliate program as well as any other link) is prohibited if the linking page next to this link on the portal contains morally offensive, violence glorifying, racist, adult content, and/or criminally relevant content. Clients who have requested us to create their website have the obligation to mention us as the creators of the website or web service and web tools we have developed for them. As an example, if we create a website for you, the footer of your website must include a hyperlink text pointing to our website. If you remove this part of the code, you will assume additional penalties as well as damages and interest for not mentioning the creator of the content we developed for you.

7. We reserve the right to terminate or restrict the website, as well as any website/services we develop for everyone, in its entirety or parts thereof at any time. These include the free services and offers and, in particular, the areas subject to registration. Insofar as users have ordered a paid service on the website, the cancellation provisions provided for in this respect apply to this service.

1. You agree to use our website and services for lawful use. This means that you may use our products only in a way or for purposes that do not violate the terms of use or applicable German law or infringe rights of third parties. In particular, the following applies:

2. The distribution of racist, pornographic, violence-glorifying or -harmonizing and immoral information is prohibited. Also prohibited is the dissemination of information that harms or endangers us or any children or adolescents in their development or upbringing, or that violates human dignity or other legal interests protected by the Criminal Code. Be aware that this is also valid for your Profile Picture and all other pictures that you could upload or send on our website and servers. 

3. Most of the information available to you in connection with the use of Bayard.Store services or products are the intellectual property of others and are protected by copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights. Any information you submit or receive or transmit using our web services (eg upload, download, file sharing) must be shared for these purposes. By your use, you may not infringe copyright, trademark, or other property rights of third parties.

4. You may not distribute or send us unsolicited mass mailings (spam e-mails, junk e-mails). You must ensure that your use of individual functionalities does not affect Bayard.Store, other providers, networks, or other third parties.

5. If you culpably violate these terms or applicable law, Bayard.Store may take the necessary action against you. In the case of minor infringements, these may be limited to the indication that these conditions, legal provisions, or the obligation to respect them have been violated. Serious violations can lead to the temporary or complete blocking of individual services and financial penalties as well as a denunciation to the competent authorities will be made automatically. Financial penalties are calculated on the basis of a € 100 (hundred euros) minimum penalty per violation and € 500 (five hundred euros) for a remider of a violation as well as € 1000 (thousand euros) in case of a high damaging violation (example: You order for € 5000 of web development and you don't pay when you receive our invoice). In the case of author rights and non-authorized use of our products/services, this can be much higher depending on the offense caused by your violation of our terms and conditions. This will be prioritized and calculated by individual case depending the offense caused.

6. Bayard.Store is entitled to block information that you have posted in Bayard.Store products if there is a reasonable suspicion on the basis of factual evidence that this information violates statutory provisions or these conditions. In particular, there are reasonable grounds for suspicion of being prosecuted for information that you have posted on Bayard.Store web services. Bayard.Store is entitled to maintain the suspension until the suspicions have been removed. Bayard.Store reserves the right to check and, if necessary, reject information that you post in public areas before activation.

1. Bayard.Store makes no guarantee that the content meets the expectations of the user or that he achieves a specific goal with the content developed.

2. Bayard.Store can not guarantee that the website will be available to the user at certain times. In particular, Bayard.Store therefore assume no responsibility in the event of disruptions, interruptions, or any failure of the website.

3. The content published on the website can also come from third parties. Bayard.Store and our data providers can not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of this content so that a warranty is excluded in this respect unless otherwise agreed.

4. We present information (pricing information for services and artworks for sale) on the website. However, we do not always provide investment advice with these art market data such as news, prices, charts, forecasts, indices, etc, and we do not always provide investment brokerage; we also do not always ask for the purchase or sale of artworks. However, this is possible in some cases that we provide such pieces of information for items we sell on our website or with our services.

5. The website www.bayar.store contains links to other websites. Bayard.Store do not endorse the contents of third party sites. Bayard.Store does not warrant that the content provided on these websites is true, legally correct, or legally harmless. Bayard.Store assumes no liability for the virus-free nature of these pages. Bayard.Store does not endorse the contents of the banners and other advertising space and assumes no responsibility for them.

6. For the content that our members of the gallery network hire, they are solely responsible.

1. For damages, no matter from which result, Bayard.Store is only liable for intent or gross negligence of our legal representatives, employees, or other vicarious agents. This applies accordingly in the case of breach of ancillary or secondary contractual obligations, in the event of a tort, as well as in the case of defects and consequential damage. The above provision does not apply in the event of a breach of duties which are essential for the achievement of the purpose of the contract.

2. If Bayard.Store are liable, Bayard.Store are liable only insofar as the damages were foreseeable. Our liability in these cases is limited to EUR 100 per claim. This limitation of liability does not apply if the damage is due to the fact that one of our legal representatives or executives acted intentionally or through gross negligence or if another vicarious agent intentionally or grossly negligently violated a key obligation to achieve the purpose of the contract.

3. The disclaimers or limitations contained in the preceding paragraphs shall not apply in the absence of assurances given or in the event of damage resulting from injury to life, limb, or health.

4. The exclusions or limitations of liability under this section shall apply mutatis mutandis to claims against companies affiliated with us as well as our legal representatives, executive employees, and other vicarious agents.

1. Bayard.Store operates across borders. The computer systems are currently operated by Bayard.Store, based in Berlin, Germany. Other computer systems are kept in the united states of America. Your personal data will, therefore, be transmitted to, processed, and stored in the United States and in states within the European Union.

2. Unless you consent to further processing or use, your personal information will be stored, processed and used by us for the purpose of providing access, use and billing, as well as the other purposes set out in this section. For individual services, the data you enter is centrally stored by Bayard.Store stored in the US but can be changed or deleted at any time.

3. For the purpose of the contract, your personal data will be transmitted by us to companies of the Bayard.Store group, based in Berlin, Germany.

4. Bayard.Store stores your personal data only as long as it complies with the legal limits. If storage is no longer required, all personal information except your name and bank details will be deleted no later than six months after the termination of your contracts. The name and bank details are used for your protection when considering new contractual relationships. The longer storage is to prevent unauthorized persons from using your data to log in with or to access your Bayard.Store data. If you do not wish this longer storage, you can - even after termination of the contract - disagree by sending your objection to the following e-mail address: info@bayard.store.

5. We point out our independent privacy policy, in which the data processing is presented in more detail. You can also email Bayard.Store's Privacy Officer, Steve Bayard.

1. These General Terms of Use and the relationship between the user and us are exclusively subject to German law.

2. Should one or more provisions of these Terms of Use be or become ineffective, this shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions.

3. We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use at any time with future effect.

The Bayard.Store Subscription, Orders, and Sale Agreement (this "Agreement") governs the use of the Bayard.Store Products and Services ("Products") described in more detail below and constitutes a legally binding agreement between you and Bayard.Store ("we", " By placing a tick in the "Agreement" icon at the bottom of the newsletter pop-up, and by clicking to close the warning pop-up for cookies on each of our pages, you accept these terms and agree to be bound by this agreement.

Any change to this Agreement will be effective upon the posting of this change on the Bayard.Store website. This change will be posted to you without further notice. The agreement published on this website then replaces the previous agreement. You are responsible for regularly checking our website for changes. If you continue to use the Bayard.Store services or products after the publication of an amended agreement, the amended agreement is deemed accepted. If you do not agree with the terms of this Agreement or any change in this Agreement, do not continue to use the Bayard.Store services or products.

A user who is a consumer within the meaning of § 13 BGB may revoke his consent to this contract in writing within two weeks of his approval. As a result, he is not bound by his consent. A revocation by e-mail is sufficient, however, the revocation can also be made by letter or fax.

Withdrawals should be made to the following address:
Steve Bayard
Tabbertstrasse 6b
12459 Berlin

info (at) bayardstore.com

+49 152 13 71 96 10

The revocation period will be respected if the User sends his withdrawal within the two weeks.

However, the right of withdrawal expires before the expiration of this period as soon as the user has made use of the Bayard.Store services or products listed in this contract.

Bayard.Store offers a wide range of products and services. Below is a description of all products and services, collectively referred to as "products". The prices as well as further information on the respective product are given at the registration of the sales agreement for the corresponding product. The prices for the respective products are part of this contract.

The Bayard.Store prices for Fine Art and Web/Graphic Design services can be found in our service page, on online stores we designed and in our auction results, including illustrations. Bayard.Store prices allows the user to conveniently search for auction results from any devices. There are various types of art that can be purchased from the:

1. Illustrations for individual users, billing being made instantly. The user receives the purchased illustrations.

2. Paintings & Sculptures for individual users, museums and art galleries, billing, or part of the billing for the reservation being made instantly. The user receives the purchased paintings or sculptures delivered directly to your door or for pick-up at one of our locations available with certificate of authenticity.

3. Services for individual users, businesses, and more. The billing is operated and made by Bayard.Store with payment options listed on our online shop running on OpenCart, Zervant for all services invoicing, or with PayPal, already a few minutes after the client orders (by phone call, chat, or e-mail) a service we provide. For all services we request a deposit of minimum € 200 (two hundred euros) before we start to work on your project of design. Additional costs for development are always agreed with the buyer before finalizing the sale of a custom project. For general pricing please refer to the price published on our Service page.

4. Events tickets, billing instantly. The user receives a confirmation ticket to print at home or to keep on his mobile device before presenting it at the entrance door of our event locations.

5. Sponsoring/Donations billed instantly. The user receives payment confirmation from PayPal and a special illustration as well as free access to all the events created by Bayard.Store. Special Events are not always included, please refer to the event's rules to learn more about this.

There are three different accounting methods for Bayard.Store services or products:
• One-time payments for products that are not renewed;
• Repeated payments for products renewed
• One-time payments that include a certain number of hours of consulting before to be fully delivered and installed.

All prices are listed on the corresponding product page, which provides a description of the product and its subscriptions details, as well as in the shopping cart or final invoicing. The user agrees to the payment of the price specified for the product in the price list. At the time of enrollment or purchase, the user agrees to provide truthful information for their user account, including the provision of a valid credit card number or IBAN & SWIFT/BIC, and confirms that he is of age and full legal capacity to proceed for the order. The purchase or use of the Bayard.Store services or products are charged to the user (to the company when the order is for a business)  in the national currency of his deposited credit card address.

Important notice: Our user agrees to pay directly upon purchase. The credit card provided by the customer during the registration process (or, if the item is purchased in addition to a previously purchased product, the credit card that you have specified in your billing account) will need to be entered manually to be used for those products. In the case of invoicing for the developed solutions with our services, our clients agree to pay directly upon reception of the invoice. All invoices must be paid a maximum of 30 days after the reception of the invoice. If you fail to respect these conditions of payment, we will follow the usual processing to claim our money back. Violation of this will be subject to additional costs for the client. We remember you here that, in Berlin, we are allowed to add 9% of interest automatically for each month of delay for your payment to be fully completed.

7.1. TAXES
The user is responsible for all applicable taxes (VAT, etc.) or additional taxes, be they local, state, national or international taxes, resulting from the purchase of a Bayard.Store product. In the event that Bayard.Store is required to collect these taxes, Bayard.Store will collect the taxes on the purchase. The user undertakes to pay all fees, including applicable taxes, in accordance with the terms of payment currently valid at the time of purchase. If Bayard.Store makes a mistake in calculating the tax percentage of the value of the purchase, Bayard.Store reserves the right to make another bill to the customer to meet its statutory tax recovery obligations.

Our business is having 2 types of taxes:

• VAT 7% taxes - this taxes are applicable for all the selling of art including a transfer of rights 

• VAT 19% taxes - this taxes are applicable for all the selling of services like web/graphic design services we provide to you. Example, we provide you a service that you booked on www.bayard.store or via the parent website www.bayardart.com.

Bayard.Store reserves the right to introduce new prices for products or to change the calculation base of existing prices, as well as to charge taxes for the sale of products. The user undertakes to pay all fees, including applicable taxes, in accordance with the terms of payment currently valid at the time of purchase.

We will inform users about future price changes in our products, but we reserve the right to change prices at any time. In this case, the change becomes effective instantly. 

Bayard.Store products are always advertised on www.bayard.store in Euros (€).

Your purchase or use of the Bayard.Store products will be charged to the user in the national currency of their deposited credit card address:

• Euro (EUR - €) if the billing address is in the European Union.
• British Pounds (GBP - £) if the billing address is in the United Kingdom.
• United States Dollar (USD - $) if the billing address is in the US or in a country not otherwise defined.
• Swiss Francs (CHF) if the billing address is in Switzerland

• Japanese ¥en (JP¥) if the billing address is in Japan

Starting now you can pay your art as well with Crypto Currencies. To proceed for this type of payment, it is important that you understand what type of Crypto Currencies we accept at Bayard Art Consulting and Bayard Strore. For this we have create now a list of accepter currencies here.

At the moment, our service provides the ability to accept  the most common cryptocurrencies, including:

• Ethereum

• Bitcoin

• Litecoin

• Dash

• Zcash

• DogeCoin

• Bitcoin Cash

• Monero.

When a customer buys a product on the Bayard.Store website, the billing address of their credit card entered is used by PayPal to determine the currency selected. The user can choose what currency he would like to use for his order limited by the options available with PayPal.

Each renewal will be made in the local currency of the specified billing address. This address can be changed at any time, as shown in the following extension or surplus invoice. A customer can cancel his monthly subscription at any time, however, user must know that if they do so, they will get a penalty of the same amount of the price of their subscription until the end of the period selected at the subscription date.

Unless otherwise specified, Bayard.Store will not charge you for annual or monthly or even weekly subscriptions, or for research acquired beyond the limit. If a user orders a service from Bayard.Store, he agrees that the service may be made available immediately and the user can not claim a right of return and can not claim any refund. This does not apply to cases where valid law provides for a revocation period despite this exclusion and despite the immediate start. However, the user may terminate his use of the website as described in our "Terms of Use".

Users may object in writing to debit from their credit card within 90 days of the debit. The user agrees that Bayard.Store will not be liable for any erroneous bookings that have not been reported within this 90-day period and expressly waives the right to recall a debit if it has not previously informed Customer Services of the recall of the charge.

For the payments made, Bayard.Store grants the customer access to the products acquired through this website under the following conditions:

8.1. Users who have reached the age of 13 years old can access the website and see our content, however, only users who have reached the age of 18 years old can buy and make payments on the website.

8.2. The contract is concluded for an unlimited period. It acts as a framework contract for all used services and products provided by the website owner.

8.3. To become a user, you need to visit the website www.bayard.store. To become a member, you need to register for our newsletter and mailing list. To become a client you need to proceed for purchase of product or order for a service. The contractual relationship begins with agreement of our Privacy Policy and Terms of use. If the user already has access data, the contractual relationship begins with the first use of a service or first buy of a product by the user.

8.4. The user data are not transferable. Any change in the user data entered during registration must be reported immediately under the heading "Update user account" by e-mail to info@bayard.store.

8.5. The user undertakes to provide correct and complete information about his identity, address, telephone, and bank details during the registration process. During the contract period of the service used, this data must be kept up to date immediately.

8.6. The user name chosen by the user may not violate valid German law, third party rights, these terms of use, or the common decency. For each username, a password has to be determined.

8.7. As the owner of the username, the user (the company if it's a business) is responsible for all uses that occur under it. This includes the payment of user fees or invoices as well as the observance of German law, the observance of third party rights, and these terms of use. As soon as there is a suspicion that third parties use the user name with the password unlawfully, the user is obliged to inform Bayard.Store immediately about the unauthorized use. In the event of knowledge or reasonable suspicion of misuse of the user name or password, we may take the necessary measures and in particular, temporarily suspend or limit or close access or revocate the authorization of use to the services or products.

8.8. The user is also responsible for user charges incurred by third parties for improper use of the username due to his or her fault; In this case, he shall indemnify Bayard.Store from "ALL" damages resulting from the improper or illegal use of the access to the website and our services.

8.9. Bayard.Store reserves the right to refuse the use of users, in particular for violations of these General Terms of Use. Unless otherwise agreed, the use of each service or product is limited to the customer and is not transferable or extendable to third parties. Customer may not assign, sublicense, transfer, modify, or otherwise dispose of its rights under this Agreement without the prior written consent of Bayard.Store.

8.10. The user is allowed to print out single copies of the different results pages and other elements of the research in the Price list, however not more than one percent (1%) of the total of Bayard.Store is available for printed data.

8.11. The user is not permitted to duplicate, modify or otherwise circulate Bayard.Store contents, products, services or the information contained therein without the prior written consent of Bayard.Store.

8.12. The customer does not acquire ownership of the information he has purchased or printed on our product pages or our website. He will use his best endeavors to protect the intellectual property and confidential information provided by Bayard.Store.

8.13. The user accepts that Bayard.Store has no influence on the services of telecommunications providers and is not liable for their actions and failures or for errors in their technology or system failures based on them.

8.14. Usage Restrictions

The user agrees that:
(a) it does not sell, dispose of, sublicense, rent, or otherwise provide any product or component provided by Bayard.Store or any part of a service or product provided under this Agreement used for commercial purposes in competition with the services of Bayard.Store.
(b) does not make any product or component of a product available to other persons contrary to the terms of this Agreement.
(c) does not allow or permit third parties to access services/products or any part of a service/product via the internet or any other network.
(d) copyright notices, ie references to Bayard.Store's ownership of the information provided, not to printouts made, removed, or rendered unrecognizable by the customer.
(e) does not use any service/product or component thereof to create a derivative work, product, or derived service, or to connect a product to another product, database, or service.
(f) does not alter, supplement, translate or modify any product or component of a product and place that version on the market.
(g) does not take any action that adversely affects the ability of Bayard.Store or a third party licensor to obtain revenue from the sale or marketing of the Products.
(h) does not otherwise use a product or component of a product supplied thereunder in a manner that would infringe a copyright or other proprietary rights.
(i) does not download the information provided by Bayard.Store under the contract and stores it on storage media such as system servers, hard disks, floppy disks, CD-ROM or backup tapes.
(j) does not disclose the username or password to a third party.

9.1. Bayard.Store is liable to the user for any omissions or errors in the products provided only for damages that are based on the intentional or grossly negligent conduct of the representatives of Bayard.Store or its vicarious agents.

9.2. Bayard.Store is liable in the event that due to a Bayard.Store attributable behavior is temporarily not accessible to the products provided under the contract, only for intent or gross negligence of its employees, agents or agents.

9.3. Bayard.Store does not warrant that access to the products provided will always be trouble-free. In the event of a malfunction, the user must inform the customer service by telephone or e-mail and Bayard.Store will make reasonable efforts to remedy the reported malfunctions or defects.

9.4. Bayard.Store shall not be liable for any claims arising out of:
(a) improper use of the products provided under this Agreement by the User.
(b) incorrect implementation of recommendations made by Bayard.Store in the event of any errors or omissions in any product was given.
(c) modifying a product or combining it with another program, or servicing, repairing, suspending, altering, or expanding a product by anyone other than Bayard.Store's or its vicarious agents.

9.5. In all other cases, the liability of Bayard.Store is limited to grossly negligent or intentional actions of its employees or vicarious agents. This does not apply to liability for damage resulting from injury to life, limb, or health as well as liability under the Product Liability Act.

9.6. Bayard.Store is not liable for the non-performance of this contract due to events beyond its control, such as war, strikes, floods, regulatory restrictions, pandemic times, power failure, or damage or destruction of network devices.

The user indemnifies Bayard.Store against all claims of third parties resulting from a violation of the law by the user or a third party in connection with a breach of contract by the products or services provided by Bayard.Store.

If such violation is the responsibility of the user or a third party, the person concerned shall pay all related legal costs, including attorney and court costs and percentage of interest.

11.1. The user renounces after the entry into force of the notice on any claim to accumulated searches if one was given. The user is not entitled to any refund for a product under this agreement due to his termination.

11.2. Bayard.Store may terminate the contract without notice by giving written notice to the user if he fails to meet his contractual obligations or otherwise violates the contract. This does not apply to insignificant breaches of contract.

11.3. If the present contract is terminated by the user according to clause 11.1 or by Bayard.Store according to clause 11.2, the user is obliged:
a) to pay fully the payments for the remainder of the contract,
b) to pay more than the agreed number of other additional services,
c) to let unused working hours lapse. In the event of lawful termination of the contract, the user is not entitled to a refund of sums already paid to Bayard.Store, however, the customer may demand a refund of any amounts erroneously invoiced to him after the termination of the contract. For your information, we deny all refunds regarding clause 7.4 of our terms of use.

11.4. Bayard.Store may suspend the provision of the products made available under this contract at any time after written notice and without liability for damages, even if, after a corresponding warning, there is a reasonable suspicion that the products are being used in breach of contract. The warning is sent by e-mail to the address of the customer.

11.5. Both parties to the contract may terminate the contract for good cause without notice. An important reason exists in particular if, in consideration of all circumstances of the individual case and weighing the interests of both parties, the terminating party can not reasonably be expected to continue the contractual relationship until the agreed termination or until the expiry of a period of notice. If the important reason lies in the breach of an obligation under the contract, the termination is only after unsuccessful expiry of a specified period for remedial action or after an unsuccessful warning.

Bayard.Store reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of the products or services at any time. In this case, the changed conditions and/or prices will be sent to the customer by e-mail at least one week before their entry into force.

If the customer does not object to the changed conditions and/or prices within one week after receipt of the information, this shall be deemed acceptance of the changed conditions and/or prices. The customer will be separately informed of the validity of this period and of the possibility of objection in the e-mail informing him of the new conditions and / or prices.

A contradiction of the customer against the changed conditions and / or prices counts as its termination of the contractual relationship. The time of termination, in this case, is the date of receipt of the opposition.

For actions of Bayard.Store, which are directed against the user, place of jurisdiction is the domicile of the user, if this consumer is within the meaning of § 13 BGB.

For complaints by the user against Bayard.Store, if the user is a consumer within the meaning of § 13 BGB, the place of jurisdiction is either the domicile of the user or the domicile of Bayard.Store.

For users and clients who are merchants, public-law special funds or legal entities under public law, the place of jurisdiction is Berlin. However, Bayard.Store is entitled to sue these users either at their residence.

For all customers who are resident in the Federal Republic of Germany, the execution of this contract is governed by German substantive law, excluding the UN Sales Convention.