Wine Societies is an interactive on-line service on the World Wide Web of the Internet, consisting of information, products, services and content provided by its Members, Vendors, Partners and Company Personnel. "Member" means each person who establishes an account for access to the Wine Societies site.
By using Wine Societies, Member agrees to comply with all of the terms and conditions hereof. The right to use Wine Societies is personal to the Member and is not transferable to any other person or entity. The Member is responsible for all use of the Member's account and for ensuring that all use of Member's account complies fully with the provisions of this Agreement. Member shall be responsible for protecting the confidentiality of Members' username and password.
Wine Societies shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of Wine Societies, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use.
shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telephone, computer hardware and other equipment needed for access to and use of Wine Societies and all charges related thereto.
Member shall use Wine Societies for lawful purposes only. Member shall not post or transmit through Wine Societies, any material which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy, vulgar, obscene or profane, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law. Any conduct by a Member that in Wine Societies' discretion restricts or inhibits any other Member from using or enjoying Wine Societies will not be permitted.
Member may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, any of the content, in whole or in part. Member may download copyrighted material for Member's personal use only. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of Wine Societies and the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution or copyright notice shall be made. Member acknowledges that it does not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.
Member shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on Wine Societies any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright rests with the Member. Member shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission. By submitting material to any public area of Wine Societies, Member automatically grants, or warrants that the owner of such material has expressly granted Wine Societies the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, publish and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material.
Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability
Member expressly agrees that use of Wine Societies is at Member's sole risk. Neither Wine Societies, its affiliates nor any of their respective employees, agents, third party content providers or licensors warrant that Wine Societies will be uninterrupted or error free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of Wine Societies or as to the accuracy, reliability or content of any information, service, or merchandise provided through Wine Societies.
This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, negligence, or under any other cause of action. Member specifically acknowledges that Wine Societies is not liable for the defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of other Members or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the Member.
In addition to the terms set forth above neither Wine Societies nor its affiliates, information providers or content partners shall be liable regardless of the cause or duration, for any errors, inaccuracies, omissions, or other defects in the information contained within Wine Societies or for any delay or interruption in the transmission thereof to the user, or for any claims or losses arising there from or occasioned thereby. None of the foregoing parties shall be liable for any third party claims or losses of any nature, including, but not limited to, lost profits, punitive or consequential damages.
Wine Societies shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of Wine Societies, to determine compliance with this Agreement and any operating rules established by Wine Societies. Wine Societies shall have the right in its sole discretion to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on Wine Societies.
Member agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Wine Societies, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, company personnel and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising out of the use of Wine Societies by the Member.
Wine Societies facilitatesthe following transaction types:
1. Licensed Winery selling to unlicensed Consumer
2. Licensed Winery selling to licensed Wholesaler
3. Licensed Wholesaler selling to Licensed Retailer
4. Licensed Retailer selling to unlicensed Consumer
Licensed seller entities are expected and required to observe the ABC regulations prevailing both in their location of commercial operation as well as the receiving buyer entity's location, with regards to pricing, taxation and shipping.
Prices advertised in postings are those of the seller. Wine Societies does not influence these prices in any way.
Wine Societies charges sellers a 10% transaction commission, based on the final sale price.
For any questions regarding refunds or exchanges, please contact the seller directly.
Wine Societies will assist in every way possible in such situations. Please contact us through our Contact section.