Date of Last Revision: October 24, 2014

Welcome to our website and applications. If you continue to browse and use this application and/or our website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Wine Industry Network’s relationship with you in relation to this website and its application thereof. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our applications and/or website.

Wine Industry Network and Wine Industry Data are online resources helping business professionals connect with other business professionals in the wine industry. For the purpose of this site the Wine Industry Network needs to collect a small amount of personal information in order to serve all our customers to the best of our abilities.

By using Wine Industry Network you permit the collection and use of your personal information as outlined below in our privacy policy.

1. Information Collected

Wine Industry Network and Wine Industry Data collect limited user submitted account information such as user name and email address and zip code to identify you and send you notifications related to the use of the service. Wine Industry Network may also use data regarding areas of preference that are of interest to you.

Wine Industry Network and Wine Industry Data collect information from suppliers/associations/educational institutions and others. The information is freely given by the companies and will be used on the Wine Industry Network site and in emails and through other promotional avenues for the benefit of users and the companies involved.

The user does not explicitly submit some information collected, Wine Industry Network logs your browser type related information, IP address, requested URL, referring URL & timestamp.

2. How the Information is Used

Browser related information help diagnose any problems with the server, administer Wine Industry Network and provide the highest level of service to all users. This information is also used for statistical analysis of user behavior and characteristics to measure interest in and use of site features and to provide aggregate metric information to suppliers and others as to how often their information has been accessed by users.

3. Information Transfer

Wine Industry Network reserves the right to transfer user information in the case of a transfer of company ownership, such as acquisition by or merger with another company. Should this be the case, Wine Industry Network will notify users before information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Wine Industry Network may share your information if needed to prevent harm or fraud and ensure security.

4. Control of Personal Information

Users should be aware that voluntarily disclosed information (user name, email address, zip code, etc.) via messages, forums, postings, or in other areas of the Wine Industry Network or Wine Industry Data site along with other information disclosed in those communications, can be collected, correlated and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from other posters or third parties. These activities are beyond the control of Wine Industry Network.

5. Cookies

Wine Industry Network requires cookies to provide users with a simpler and more complete user experience.

6. Links

The wineindustrynetwork.com, www.wineindustrydata.com, and www.wineindustryadvisor.com contain links to websites not controlled by Wine Industry Network LLC. Wine Industry Network is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. WIN encourages users to read the privacy policy of each and every web site that collects personal information once they leave the Wine Industry Network site.

7. Edit Profiles

You may edit or change your profile on Wine Industry Network by logging in to the site and clicking on My Profile.

8. Membership Agreement

Membership in the Wine Industry Network is a month to month agreement that automatically renews monthly and is cancellable with 30-day’s notice.

9. Cancellation

Membership paid by suppliers/service professionals and others may be cancelled with 30-day’s notice and with the receipt of an email to the Wine Industry Network (contact@wineindustrynetwork.com).

10. Refusal of Service

Wine Industry Network reserves the right to refuse service to anyone and to cancel an account at any time.

11. Use of the Site/Services by Users and Members

Subject to the restrictions on use and on posting set forth in this Agreement, users and members may: use the Wine Industry Network or Wine Industry Data site to solicit reviews from, and share reviews with others; search the Wine Industry Network database for reviews and business contact information; forward reviews to people, whether or not they are existing Wine Industry Network users; invite people to join Wine Industry Network; and download or copy the portions of the information, data, text, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages and other materials available via the Wine Industry Network ("Content"), and other items displayed on the Wine Industry Network site, for their own use. Users/members may not copy or distribute any portion of the Wine Industry Network site for any purpose not authorized above without the express written permission of Wine Industry Network.

12. Protecting Information

Users agree to assist in protecting accounts and the security of other members by guarding passwords. If a user has reason to believe that their password has been compromised or there has been unauthorized use of the account, contact wineindustrynetwork.com by email (contact@wineindustrynetwork.com) as soon as possible.

13. Warranties

No warranties are provided. wineindustrynetwork.com and all materials on the site are provided on an "as is" available basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Wine Industry Network, LLC disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

Wine Industry Network LLC makes no warranty that:

  • The site or materials will meet your requirements
  • The site or the materials therein will be available in a timely, uninterrupted, secure or error-free basis. Results that may be obtained from the use of the site or any materials offered through the site will be accurate or reliable
  • The quality of any other products, services, information or other materials purchased or obtained by users through the site or in reliance on the materials will meet the expectations of users.

14. Liability Limitations

In no event shall Wine Industry Network, LLC, its officers, directors, employees or agents be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental or consequential damage including but not limited to loss of business, revenue, profits, use, data or other economic advantage, however it arises, by action of contract, negligence or other tortuous action, or arising from or in connection with the use or inability to use this site of materials available from the site, even if wineindustrynetwork.com has been previously advised of the possibility of such damage. If the use of materials from this site results in the need for servicing, repairs or correction of equipment or data, the user assumes any costs. Some states do not allow for the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply.

15. Indemnification

Users agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Wine Industry Network, LLC, its officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expense, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs arising from or in any way connected with access to or use of wineindustrynetwork.com or www.wineindustrydata.com or any materials found on the site.

16. Trademarks

Wine Industry Network, wineindustrynetwork.com, Wine Industry Advisor, www.wineindustryadvisor.com, Wine Industry Data, www.wineindustrydata.com, all images and text and all page headers, custom graphics, logos and icons on the site are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of Wine Industry Network, LLC. All other trademarks, product and company names or logos cited are the property of their respective owners.