F.A.Q. and TERMS

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F.A.Q. and Terms outline facts and conditions regarding purchases, shipping, and return policies for Melissa Brauen Art. Please review before committing to any purchases. I tried to cover all the basics below. If you do not find what you are looking for, please CONTACT ME with any questions you may have. I'm happy to help you any way I can.


Payment

I take major credit and debit cards thru PayPal

You do not have to have a PayPal account to use PayPal

I do not accept checks, money orders, cashier checks, or wire transfers 

7% sales tax is added for all MS residents

I email an additional paid invoice with tracking info once shipped

Security

I have a security certificate installed on my website thru Site Ground Hosting.

Look for the little lock next to the URL in your browser window. Google Chrome and Safari will tell you if a site is not secure.

More info on SSL Certificates HERE

Shipping

I ship via USPS or UPS Ground in the USA including HI and AK 

Shipping fee is charged at 10% of total purchase 

The total purchase price including shipping is available to view in the cart before final purchase. 

Included are a Cert. of Authenticity plus Info and Care Instructions 

International shipping is considered on a case by case basis. Additional fees are applicable.

Reproduction prints are drop shipped from the printer

Packaging

Original art on canvas or panel ships in a box with extra care using rigid protection, heavy padding, and water-proofing 

Original 'Art Cards'  and Reproduction prints are shipped in a clear bag, using rigid support, in a rigid or padded mailer. 

Returns

Original art may be returned within in 10 days of receipt of item 

Return shipping cost is your responsibility unless damaged by carrier

A 10% restocking fee will be deducted to help offset costs of original shipping

Please send email notification first so I can assist in the return process  

Save all packaging to repack item just as received

NOTE: refunds are not given for non-carrier damages 

A refund of your purchase price less 10% restock fee will be awarded upon receipt of item 

Reproduction prints cannot be returned unless damaged by carrier 

Damage - Issues

I take great care in professionally producing high quality work packaged as safe as I can. 

If there is a problem, please contact me immediately for a resolution. 

If damaged in delivery, I recommend taking images of the package before opening.   

Save all packaging; further instructions depend on nature of the issue. 

NOTE: I am not responsible for damages that are not delivery related. If you feel there is a defect or some other issue inherent in the product, please contact me immediately for a resolution. 

Copyright

All rights are reserved © Melissa A Brauen and are for personal, non-commercial use only

Please feel free to share your new art in your social media but....

The artwork cannot be copied, reproduced, or modified  for financial gain or professional use without my permission. 

Thank you for your support and respect of a working artist 

Pick Up / Delivery

Save on shipping: Pick Up option is available in the checkout cart

Free delivery option is also available in Hancock and Harrison Counties only. 

7% local tax will apply to pickup and delivery options.