Terms of Use

Last Updated: June 7, 2011

By using WineAndWineries.com (this site), you agree to comply with and be bound by the following terms of use. Please review the following terms carefully. If you do not agree to these terms, you should not use this site.

We reserve the right to modify this agreement at any time without prior notice, by posting amended terms on this Site. Your continued use of this Site indicates your accepance of the amended Terms of Use.

Limitations of Use

Your license for access and use of this Site and any information, materials and documents therein are subject to the following restrictions and prohibitions on use: a) You may not copy, reproduce, distribute, republish, display, post, or transmit any material contained on the Site in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the express prior written consent of WineAndWineries.com; b) You may not use the Site or any materials obtained from the Site to develop, or as a component of, any information, storage and retrieval system, database, information base, or similar resource (in any media now existing or hereafter developed), that is offered for commercial distribution of any kind, including through sale, lease, license, rental, subscription, or any other commercial distribution mechanism. You also may not "mirror" any material contained on the Site on any other server. Any unauthorized use of any content on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications statutes and regulations.

Access to Service

Use of manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to "crawl" or "spider" any web pages contained in the Site is strictly prohibited. You agree not to monitor or copy, or allow others to monitor or copy, our web pages or the content included herein. You also agree not to "frame" or otherwise simulate the appearance or function of this Site. Furthermore, you agree not to take any action that interferes with the proper working of or places an unreasonable load on our infrastructure, including but not limited to unsolicited communications, attempts to gain unauthorized access, or transmission or activation of computer viruses.

Links to Third-Party Sites

The Site may contain links to web sites controlled, owned, and operated by third parties (the "third-party sites"). WineAndWineries.com cannot control and has no responsibility for the accuracy or availability of information provided on the third-party sites. You acknowledge that use of any third-party sites is governed by the terms of use for those websites, and not by this Agreement. Links to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by WineAndWineries.com of such sites or the content, products, advertising or other materials presented on such sites, but are only for your convenience and you access them at your own risk. Such third-party sites may have a privacy policy different from that of this site and the third-party site may provide less security than this Site. We are not responsible for the content of any third-party web sites, nor do we make any warranties or representations, express or implied, regarding the content (or the accuracy of such content) on any third-party web sites, and WineAndWineries.com shall have no liability of any nature whatsoever for any failure of products or services offered or advertised at such sites or otherwise.

Indemnification

By accepting the Terms of Use, you agree to indemnify and otherwise hold harmless WineAndWineries.com, its officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, affiliates and other partners from any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages resulting from your use of this Site.

Termination

You agree that WineAndWineries.com may, with or without cause, immediately terminate your WineAndWineries.com account and access to the WineAndWineries.com Service without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, the following will lead to a termination by WineAndWineries.com of a user's use of the WineAndWineries.com Service (a) breaches or violations of this Terms of Use or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (d) unexpected technical issues or problems. Termination of your WineAndWineries.com account includes removal of access to all offerings within the WineAndWineries.com Service and may also bar you from further use of the WineAndWineries.com Service. Furthermore, you agree that all terminations shall be made in WineAndWineries.com's sole discretion and that WineAndWineries.com shall not be liable to you nor any third-party for any termination of your account or access to the WineAndWineries.com Service. You further agree that you will not: (i) submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant WineAndWineries.com all of the license rights granted herein; (ii) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate; (iii) post advertisements or solicitations of business: (iv) impersonate another person.

Copyright Complaints

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and we prohibit users from uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting on the Site or in connection with the WineAndWineries.com Service any materials that violate another party's intellectual property rights. When we receive proper Notification of Alleged Copyright Infringement as described in the WineAndWineries.com Copyright Policy, we promptly remove or disable access to the allegedly infringing material and terminate the accounts of repeat infringers as described herein in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. If you believe that any material on the Site infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may send a written notification of such infringement to our Designated Agent. Please see the WineAndWineries.com Copyright Policy for more information on how to report infringement of your copyright.