Policies, Terms and Conditions

This website is the personal domain of Cari Ferraro.

My Gallery shows my artist books, which are sold through a private connection with me or through my representation. My Journal is an online blog, and my Library shares my personal writings and essays. My storefront, which goes by the name Prose and Letters, sells my calligraphic cards, prints and artist’s books.

Subscriptions to my newsletter, The Prose Dispatch, are offered for those who want to receive a notification when I upload a new post, offer a special sale in my storefront, or have news to share from my author’s desk or drawing table.

The names I gather for my mailing list are never shared or sold with anyone and are kept by me for this purpose only. I am the only one who has access to these names, and they are never shared with any third party.

Ordering, Payment and Shipping

If you purchase products directly from cariferraro.com, your name, email address and a transaction history will be kept by me, and I will add your name to my mailing list. You may unsubscribe from this list at any time.

All payment data stays on PayPal. I do not at any time see your credit card number or any other details of your payment choices. PayPal is a highly secure payment portal. I have been using it to process my website orders since the year 2000, and have never had any insecure transaction or any kind of data breach.You can use PayPal to complete your order without setting up a PayPal account.

I process your order within 48 hours of receiving it, Monday through Friday. If for some reason I am away from my office, you will receive a notification stating when I will return and when you can expect your order to be processed. You will have the option of contacting me at that time to cancel if you wish.

Shipping fees are calculated during the checkout process and are based on my actual shipping rates. For California residents, state tax will also be calculated on the Paypal page.

PLEASE NOTE: International orders can be accepted only by contacting me directly. Shipping rates are often quite prohibitive and vary from country to country. If you do want to order, we can still arrange for you to pay through PayPal using your credit card, if you like.

Usage and Copyright

If you wish to use any of my artwork or writing, please do contact me. My usage fees are very modest, and I always appreciate being asked.

I am well aware that my work and that of all visual artists and writers often travels out into the world uncredited. There doesn’t seem to be anything we can do about it, but please do understand that the art and writing you see on my website was created by me. I have paid for long and sometimes expensive training, support an art and writing studio, buy art supplies and computers which I keep up to date, and maintain this website with its many attendant expenses.

I appreciate each and every order that I receive and silently lay a polite curse on anyone who steals my work without doing me the courtesy of asking.

If you order any of my cards and prints, I will of course send you the item without my copyright notice as it appears on this website.

Everything Else

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions about the above-stated policies, or about anything else on this website. I will answer in as timely a manner as possible.

Thank you for visiting!