Terms of Use

Terms of Use

The Vinum Importing Web Site is an online service provided by Vinum Importing and Distributing, LLC (“Vinum”) and is subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below. BY ACCESSING, USING OR LINKING TO THE SITE, YOU ARE ACCEPTING THESE TERMS OF USE. YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO ACCESS, USE OR LINK TO THE SITE OTHER THAN IN COMPLIANCE WITH THESE TERMS OF USE. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE ACCESSING, USING OR LINKING TO THE SITE. 
IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO ACCEPT THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS STATED HERE, THEN DO NOT USE THE SITE.
Vinum reserves the right to change or replace these terms of use, effective immediately upon notice to you. Notice may be given by any reasonable means including, but not limited to, posting a revised version of this Agreement on the Site or notification by electronic mail. Your use of the Site after such notice constitutes your acceptance of the changed terms of use. You have the responsibility to review periodically the posted terms and conditions to be aware of such revisions.
Section 1. Use of Material, Copyright:
Vinum authorizes you to view the contents of the Site, such as text, graphics, images and other material (“Material”) solely for your personal, non-commercial use.
You agree to use this Site in a manner consistent with all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. You agree not to do anything that restricts or inhibits any other user from using the Site. Unless allowed by a written agreement, you may not post or transmit advertising or commercial solicitation on the Site.
The Material is protected by U.S. and foreign copyright and trademark law. Unauthorized copying or other use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. 
All rights not expressly granted to you are reserved. You may not sell or modify the Material or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Material in any way for any purpose without Vinum’s express written permission.
If you violate any of the terms or conditions, your permission to use the Material automatically terminates.
Section 2. Disclaimer of Warranties:
The Material may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. Use of the Site and the Material is at your own risk. Changes are periodically made to the Site, and may be made at any time.
VINUM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE IS FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES AND OTHER HARMFUL GOODS OR CONDITIONS. IF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE MATERIAL RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, VINUM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.
THE SITE AND MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN ‘AS IS’ BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. VINUM AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. VINUM AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL OR OF ANYTHING OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE (E.G., SERVICES).
Section 3. Exclusion of Consequential Damages:
IN NO EVENT SHALL VINUM, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE AND THE MATERIAL, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT VINUM IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Section 4. User Submissions:
You agree that any communication that you post to the Site or transmit to Vinum or to the Site by e-mail or other medium can be used worldwide by Vinum on a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, nonexclusive basis, and that you grant Vinum the right to use, import, sell, offer to sell, make, have made, reproduce, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, and publicly perform and display such communication alone or as part of other works in any form, media, or technology whether now known or hereafter developed, and to sublicense such rights to third parties (including the right to grant further sublicenses).
You are responsible for your own communications to the Site and are responsible for the consequences of their posting. You must not do the following things: post material that is copyrighted, unless you are the copyright owner or have the permission of the copyright owner to post it; post material that reveals trade secrets, unless you own them or have the permission of the owner; post material that infringes on any other intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; post material that is obscene, indecent, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, hateful, or embarrassing or otherwise objectionable to another user of the Site or any other person or entity; post a sexually-explicit image; post advertisements or solicitations of business; post chain letters or pyramid schemes; or impersonate another person. Vinum’s policy is to terminate in appropriate circumstances any account or right of access for repeated infringement, and Vinum also reserves the right to terminate for even one infringement. (This does not limit Vinum’s right to terminate for other reasons.)
Vinum does not represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any communications posted by other users of the Site, nor do any opinions expressed by users of the Site necessarily represent Vinum’s opinions. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted by other users of the Site will be at your own risk.
Vinum does not screen communications in advance and is not responsible for screening or monitoring material posted by users of the Site. Vinum reserves the right to expel users of the Site and prevent their further access to the Site in its sole discretion, including for violating this Agreement or any law or regulation, and also reserves the right to remove communications in its discretion, including those that are abusive, illegal, or disruptive.
Vinum respects the intellectual property rights of others and requests that Site users do the same. Anyone who believes that their work has been reproduced in the Site in a way constituting copyright infringement may provide a notice to the designated copyright agent for the Site containing the following:
• An electronic or physical signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
• Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
• Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit Vinum to locate the material;
• The address, telephone number, and, if available, an e-mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
• A representation that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
• A representation that the information in the notice is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Copyright infringement claims and notices should be sent to:
Vinum Wine Importing and Distribution, LLC
1938-D Occidental Ave, South
Seattle, WA 98134
E-mail Contact information on the Contact Us page of this website.
Section 5. Links to Other Sites:
The Site contains links to third party Web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Vinum of the contents on such third-party Web sites. Vinum is not responsible for the content of linked third-party Web sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of material on such third party web sites. If you decide to access linked third-party Web sites, you do so at your own risk.
Section 6. Links from Other Sites:
This Site may be linked to by third party Web sites. By linking to the Site, you agree to abide by these terms of use. You may not do anything (concerning your link or otherwise) that would imply your endorsement, ownership and/or sponsorship of the Site or Material, or any endorsement, ownership and/or sponsorship by Vinum of your site, goods, or services. By linking to the Site, you agree that these terms of use supersede any and all terms stated or implied on the site containing the link with respect to that link.
Section 7. Limitation of Liability:
Unless otherwise expressly provided in a separate written agreement signed in hard copy by Vinum and you, Vinum’s aggregate liability to you for all claims arising from the use of the Site (including the Material) is limited to Five Dollars ($5.00).
Section 8. Indemnity:
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Vinum, its predecessors, successors and assigns, and all of their designate, officers, managers, employees and agents, from and against any third party claims, actions and demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, based upon or arising out of your use of the Site (including the Material) or your violation of these terms of use.
Section 9. Export Control:
The United States controls the export of products and information. You agree to comply with such restrictions and not to export or re-export the Material to countries or persons prohibited under the export control laws. By downloading the Material, you are agreeing that you are not in a country where such export is prohibited or are a person or entity to which such export is prohibited. You are responsible for compliance with the laws of your local jurisdiction regarding the import, export, or re-export of the Material.
Section 10. User Information:
Vinum may use the information it obtains relating to you, including your IP address, name, mailing address, email address and use of the Site, for its internal business purposes and marketing purposes, consistent with the Site’s privacy policy. The Site’s privacy policy is available on this site.
Section 11. General:
The Site is based in Washington State, USA. Vinum makes no claims that the Material is appropriate or may be downloadable outside of the United States. Access to the Material may not be legal by certain persons in certain countries. If you access the Site from outside of the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
These terms of use and your use of the Site are governed by the laws of the State of Washington, without regard to its choice of law provisions. You hereby consent to jurisdiction of a state or federal court of general jurisdiction sitting in King County, Washington, and waive any claim or defense that such forum is not convenient or proper, and consent to service of process by any means authorized by Washington State or U.S. federal law. You agree that such a court will have exclusive jurisdiction over any and all disputes and causes of action of every nature (whether in contract, tort, equity, under statutes or otherwise) arising out of, relating to or concerning these terms of use or the Site. In any action to enforce any right or remedy under these terms of use or to interpret any of their provisions, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover its costs, including attorneys’ fees.
These terms of use, including the privacy policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and Vinum as to their subject matter. If any provision of these terms of use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, its remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect, provided that the allocation of risks described herein is given effect to the fullest extent possible. You will not assign these terms of use or any of your rights or obligations under these terms of use without Vinum’s prior written consent.