Terms & Conditons
LINKS FROM OUR SITE
Where the Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Access to the Site is provided “as is” and your use of the Site is at your own risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law:
We expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, under the common law, or otherwise;
We expressly exclude any liability for any indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by you in connection with the Site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Site, however caused;
Unless you have entered into any Subscription with us for the supply of Services we expressly exclude any liability for any direct loss or damage incurred by you in connection with the Site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Site, however caused; and if you have entered into a Subscription with us for the supply of Services in accordance with our Terms of Service below, our liability to you in relation to those Services shall in no circumstances exceed a sum equal to the sums paid by you to us for the provision of those Services during the six months preceding the date on which the event given rise to our liability occurred.
INFORMATION ABOUT YOU AND YOUR VISITS TO THE SITE
VIRUSES, HACKING, PROHIBITED USES AND OTHER OFFENCES
You may use the Site only for lawful purposes. You may not use the Site:
in any manner that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
in any manner that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards; or
to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
You must not misuse the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, Trojans or any other malicious items. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.
To the fullest extent permissible by law, we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
BREACH, SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION
immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the Site and/or Services;
issue of a warning to you;
the issue of legal proceedings against you; or
disclosure of your information to law enforcement authorities as appropriate.
JURISDICTION AND APPLICABLE LAW
TERMS OF SERVICE
The Services provided by us include the provision of a business registration enabling you to benefit from a range of paid members-only benefits, including Social Media interactions and occasional information regarding Independent Suppliers within the sector looking for Sales or Representation. The Services are described in more detail in the relevant sections of the Site.
REGISTRATION AND FORMATION OF SUBSCRIPTION
By applying for a subscription to the Site, or applying to renew any existing subscriptions, you warrant that you are over the age of 18 and legally capable of entering into binding Subscriptions and that all information you provide to us is complete and accurate. Your application is an offer by you to enter into a binding Subscription with us – on behalf of your legal entity company, which we are free to accept or decline at our absolute discretion.
All applications are subject to acceptance by us, and we will confirm such acceptance to you
by sending you an e-mail or other written notice. The Subscription between you and us (“Subscription”) will only be formed on acceptance. We will begin performance of the Subscription Services as
soon as reasonably practicable after acceptance of your application, provided that you have made payment to us of the relevant fees.
The Subscription will have a fixed term of one year (in the case of annual subscriptions) and will renew automatically at the end of each fixed term for a further fixed term. If you do not wish to renew your Subscription with us, please notify us in writing at least thirty (30) days before the end of the current fixed term.
As we do not allow any outside parties to manage or change information within the site we do not issue passwords or any form of ID. However, we will only accept changes to the information held on the site if it comes from a recognised source. Please ensure that we have a valid name, email address and mobile/fax number so that we can keep information up to date.
If you have any questions regarding these services please ask! at firstname.lastname@example.org
Under the Consumer Subscriptions (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (the “Regulations”), consumers have certain rights to cancel Subscriptions concluded at a distance. The Subscription between you and us is such a Subscription and you have the right to cancel it within 14 days after the date the Subscription is entered into (so if you enter into the Subscription on 1 October, you may cancel any time before the end of 15 October) (the “Cancellation Period”). Because our Services are subscription-based, you acknowledge and accept that they will be made available to you immediately on formation of the Subscription and during the Cancellation Period. We are so confident that you will like our subscription services that if you cancel the Subscription during the Cancellation Period, we will provide you with a full refund.
The Regulations require us to provide the following model cancellation form to you, which you may print or copy and complete, but you do not have to use the model form.
MODEL CANCELLATION FORM
To UKWInetasters Ltd, Subscriptions@ukwinetasters.com
I hereby give notice that I cancel my Subscription for the supply of the following service: subscription-based access to the member services supplied by www.ukwinetasters.com, ordered on [insert date].
[Name of consumer]
[Address of consumer]
[Signature of consumer (if form notified on paper]
Under the Regulations, you are obliged to pay for Services provided to you during the
Cancellation Period if you cancel the Subscription. However, as we do not invoice you for 30 days after agreement we will we will enforce this obligation – if you cancel the Subscription within the
Cancellation Period we will reimburse any payments received from you. We will make the reimbursement without undue delay, and not later than 14 days after the date on which you inform us of your
cancellation of the Subscription. We will make the reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction and will not charge you any additional fees for making the
CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCEPTABLE USE
We do not, currently, provide a forum for members but do make active use of Social Media, where we repeat any communication initiated by you we will, where – and if - appropriate, moderate to ensure acceptable language. This service is extended to ALL Subscription members on the Site. While we reserve the right to moderate our contributions, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any users of our services and we expressly exclude any liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of said services by a user in contravention of our content standards.
You must comply with following content standards in relation to any and all material or commentary which you contribute to the Site (“Contributions”). Contributions must:
be accurate (where they state facts);
be genuinely held (where they state opinions); and
comply with applicable law in the United Kingdom and in any country from which they are posted.
Contributions must not:
contain any material which is defamatory of any person;
contain any material which is offensive, discriminatory;
infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person or be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a Subscriptionual duty or a duty of confidence;
be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person; nor
give the impression that they emanate from us or are approved by us, if this is not the case.
We will determine, in our absolute discretion, whether there has been a breach of content standards and may take such action as we deem appropriate in relation to such breach (see “Breach, Suspension and Termination” above). We may disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any Contribution posted or uploaded by you to the Site infringes their intellectual property rights or defames them.
We shall have no liability to you for actions taken in response to breaches of our content standards.
TRANSFER OF RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
You may not transfer, assign or otherwise dispose of any Subscription, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent. We may transfer, assign, Subscription or otherwise dispose of a Subscription, or any of our rights or obligations arising under it, at any time.
EVENTS OUTSIDE OUR CONTROL
We will not be liable for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a Subscription that is caused by events outside our reasonable control including (without limitation) natural disasters, failures of telecommunications networks, power failure, failure of our suppliers, data loss and the acts of any government.