The present charter of the H Cotation Label represents a document that must be respected by all parties.
This document has a contract value. That all parties respect the terms herewith is an essential condition. Failing to respect those terms can lead to a deregistration from the H Cotation Label and from the H Cotation website, http://www.hcotation.com/.
The different items developed in this charter could be subjected to an examination through random audits or verification of the artist’s profile.
This charter is bound to be adapted according to the evolution of the H Cotation website, and according to the expectations of artists, professionals, collectors and members of the company.2.PRINCIPLES OF THE H COTATION LABEL’S CHARTER
Artists approved by the H Cotation Label must be in keeping with a transparent artistic approach, and must commit themselves to giving as much information as necessary for the calculation of their Historical Rating.
Artists also commit to respecting the rating attributed by the members of H Cotation. Furthermore, the members of H Cotation also undertake to respect the rating grid and to proceed to an unprejudiced rating process. Any attempt by an artist or an art professional at cheating or usurping will be punished by an immediate exclusion from the H Cotation Label.
1.Artistic performances taken into account by H Cotation
The H Cotation Label wishes to embrace as much artistic performances likely to benefit by a Historical Rating as possible. The Historical Rating’s sphere of action is international and includes all the disciplines linked to Art. Performances concerned are :1.Painting in all its forms
By definition, the H Cotation Label wishes to be committed to the professionals and artists who work to satisfy the customers.
2.A subscription dedicated to artists, from 6.99€/month (All Tax Included)
The H Cotation Label offers several advantages to artists :1. A personal account entitling the artist to an online profile,
3.Rights of artists labelled H CotationAll artists labelled H Cotation will see their biography, Historical Rating and Investment Potential updated within, at the most, 30 days, and according to the information received by the members of H Cotation.
4.Duties of artists labelled H CotationAll artists labelled H Cotation must keep the members of H Cotation informed by e-mail through an information form. Any change or evolution of career that might affect the Historical Rating and the Investment Potential of the artist must be notified.
5.Restrictions on artists labelled H CotationIt is strictly forbidden to post remarks or photographies that are forbidden by the French Law (glorification of terrorism, violation of privacy, pornography in all its forms, etc.),
3.INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION
H Cotation is about giving customers and online visitors clear, precise and complete information thanks to the H Cotation website. Given the fact that it provides an exhaustive biography and a Historical Rating, the website is considered a reference for the artist’s information.
Any artist who is a member of the H Cotation Label will have to have an artist profile with updated information.
Any person who would like to know the Historical Rating of a labelled artist must have the opportunity to obtain this information on the H Cotation website, and only on it (http://www.hcotation.com/). However, the Historical Rating and the Investment Potential of an artist can be mentioned on different media, only if this information is initially posted on the H Cotation website.
4. COMPETENCES AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE MEMBERS OF H COTATION
The members of the simplified joint-stock company (SAS) Data H Cotation (DHC) have many years of experience in the world of art : art historian, art market, fine art collection, head of fashion, etc.
The members of H Cotation undertake to quickly and fully take into account the customers’ demands, according to the subscription to which the customers agreed.
1.The members of H Cotation commit themselves toCreate an artist’s profile to the concerned customer,
2.Valorisation of the artist’s work
Addition of the biography, pictures of the work and Historical Rating of the artist on the H Cotation online database.
The members of H Cotation undertake to respect the artistic career of the artist and to fulfil the conditions imposed by the subscription concerned.
5. Guide for the artist labelled H Cotation
The subscription to the H Cotation Label means the artist accepts the following rules:
1. To respect the
19 criteria of the rating grid,
6. WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF A DISPUTE WITH AN ARTIST OR A COLLECTOR
The company does not assume any problem between the art collector, or the buyer, and the artist. The working principles of the charter are authoritative.
An e-mail address is provided for that purpose.
8. CONTRACT BETWEEN THE ARTISTS AND H COTATION
H Cotation’s contract is free of commitment. You can end it at any time.
De facto, payement for a subscription to the H Cotation Label is considered an acceptation of the present charter.
2.Termination of your contract with H Cotation.
A notification letter sent by recorded delivery to H Cotation is sufficient to terminate the subscription. It will automatically lead to the suppression of the artist’s profile and the end of all the advantages linked the H Cotation Label.
H Cotation reserves the right to terminate a contract if a customer does not honour the payment or does not respect the principles of this charter.