Terms of Service

User Agreement

Welcome to the Internet sites of Premier Cru Wine Merchants. These terms and conditions, together with our Privacy Policy, govern your use of and other online information services operated or provided by Premier Cru Wine Merchants. By using these web sites and any emails or communications received from Premier Cru Wine Merchants (collectively called the “Services”), you consent and agree to these terms and conditions.
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOUR USE OF THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS (“TERMS OF SERVICE”). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, DO NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THIS PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THE SITE. YOUR USE OF THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE YOUR AGREEMENT TO ABIDE BY EACH OF THE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW. THE TERMS OF SERVICE MAY BE UPDATED BY PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTSFROM TIME TO TIME WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE INDICATES ACCEPTANCE OF ANY MODIFICATIONS TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE.
User Obligations

You agree not to do any of the following while using the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site:
Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable law or regulation.
Access, tamper with, or use nonpublic areas of the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site or Premier Cru Wine Merchants’s computer systems. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access or tamper with these areas may be subject to prosecution.
Frame or link to the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site except as permitted in writing by Premier Cru Wine Merchants.

Copyright

The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on www.premiercruwine.com is the exclusive property of Premier Cru Wine Merchants, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.
Premier Cru Wine Merchants and its Services are protected by Copyright as a collective work and/or compilation. Information, compilations of information, graphics and other material, be they online, via email, in print, or otherwise accessible, (“Content”) of the Services are copyright 2004 – 2013 by Premier Cru Wine Merchants. Unless otherwise explicitly stated by Premier Cru Wine Merchants, you may copy the Content only for your own personal use, provided that you maintain all copyrights and other notices that are contained in the Content, but you may not otherwise download or store Content. Except as allowed by copyright laws, no copying, storage, publication, or redistribution of any Content is permitted without the express written permission of Premier Cru Wine Merchants.
Protection of Content Provided by Premier Cru Wine Merchants and Its Licensors

All text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips and software on the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site (“Site Content”) are copyrighted materials owned by or licensed to Premier Cru Wine Merchants or are copyrighted materials owned by certain third parties. The Site Content may contain trademarks, service marks and trade names which are owned by Premier Cru Wine Merchants and its affiliates, and may also contain brand and product names which are trademarks, service marks or trade names which are owned by certain third parties. Any Events described in the Site Content may be subject to other intellectual property rights, the exercise of which rights are expressly reserved by Premier Cru Wine Merchants, its affiliates, or third parties. “Premier Cru Wine Merchants” is a trademark of Premier Cru Wine Merchants. Unless authorized in writing by an officer of Premier Cru Wine Merchants, Premier Cru Wine Merchants’s trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Premier Cru Wine Merchants’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Premier Cru Wine Merchants. You may not sell, reproduce, distribute, copy, duplicate, resell, modify, display, publicly perform, prepare derivative works based on, frame, mirror, repost, exploit for any commercial purpose, or otherwise use any of the Site Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose without prior written consent of Premier Cru Wine Merchants or the rights holder. You may not use the Site Content on any other web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose. If you violate any of these terms, your permission to use the Site Content will automatically terminate, you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Site Content, and we may end your authorization to use the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site. Nothing contained in the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any copyright, trade secret, patent, trademark or other intellectual property rights (“IP Rights”) of Premier Cru Wine Merchants, its affiliates, or any third party, and, except as provided in these Terms of Service, the exercise of all such IP Rights in the services, products, processes or technologies described in the Site Content are expressly reserved to Premier Cru Wine Merchants, its affiliates, and/or any third party, as applicable.

Copyrights and Designated Agent For Notification of Claims of Infringement

Premier Cru Wine Merchants respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Premier Cru Wine Merchants’s Designated Agent the following information:

1. Premier Cru Wine Merchants’s Policy Concerning Claims of Infringement

a. Written Notice of Copyright Claims.

Claims of infringement should be in writing and should be directed to Premier Cru Wine Merchants’s designated agent as specified below. Please include the following information:
A signature of a person authorized
A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
Your address, telephone number, and email address;
A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Submit the information above to the following designated copyright agent: info@premiercruwine.com

This contact information is only for reporting copyright infringement. Contact information for other matters is provided elsewhere on this site.

Correspondence received and Communication

Premier Cru Wine Merchants reserves the right to use as it sees fit any and all information or correspondence sent to it or its current or future Services via email, letters, phone, or any electronic or other means of communication. You acknowledge that any communication with or transmission to Premier Cru Wine Merchants may be intercepted or read by others and is not confidential. No fiduciary relationship exists between you and Premier Cru Wine Merchants.
You represent, warrant, and covenant that you shall not upload, post, distribute or transmit through Premier Cru Wine Merchants any information that (i) restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying Premier Cru Wine Merchants, (ii) in Premier Cru Wine Merchants’ discretion is unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, offensive, pornographic, profane, or indecent, (iii) constitutes or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or violate the law, (iv) violates, plagiarizes, or infringes on the rights of third parties, (v) contains a computer virus or other harmful component, or (vi) constitutes or contains false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact.
Notices

Premier Cru Wine Merchants will give you any necessary notices by posting them on the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site. You authorize Premier Cru Wine Merchants to send notices via electronic mail as well if Premier Cru Wine Merchants decides, in its sole discretion, to do so. You agree to check the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site for notices, and that you will be considered to have received a notice when it is made available to you by posting on the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site.

Disclaimer; No Warrenty

Premier Cru Wine Merchants makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the Content. Premier Cru Wine Merchants is not liable for omissions or typographical errors contained in the Content. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any Content shall be at your own risk. If a party for whom Content has been published discovers an error or omission in the Content, it is that party’s obligation to notify Premier Cru Wine Merchants of the error or omission; however, Premier Cru Wine Merchants does not warrant that such error or omission will be corrected.
All transactions made based on information from the Services are solely between you and the Vendor. Your sole rights and remedies shall be against the Vendor. By using the Services, you acknowledge and agree that Premier Cru Wine Merchants has no liability for any cost, damage, or harm, directly or indirectly, in connection with the delivery, failure to deliver, performance, quality, or any other aspect of any products or services ordered or attempted to be ordered via information from the Services.

ALTHOUGH PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS ENDEAVORS TO PROVIDE CURRENT, ACCURATE AND RELIABLE INFORMATION ON THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE, IT DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE EVENTS OR THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR ANY USE OF INFORMATION ON THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE. PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE, OR THE OPERATION OR FUNCTION OF THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE, ANY COMPONENT THEREOF, OR ANY PRODUCTS, SOFTWARE OR SERVICES OFFERED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; OR THAT DEFECTS THEREWITH WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THIS SITE OR ITS SERVER IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL ELEMENTS.

YOUR USE OF THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ALL NECESSARY SERVICING OR REPAIR OF ANY EQUIPMENT YOU USE IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE. THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE CONTENT PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE, THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE, THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY EVENTS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.
IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS SITE. THIS SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS SEPARATE AND INDEPENDENT OF ANY OTHER PROVISION THAT LIMITS PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS’S LIABILITY OR YOUR REMEDIES.

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Premier Cru Wine Merchants and any of its officers, owners, agents, employees, affiliates, licensors, and licensees from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, regulatory penalties, attorneys’ fees, and costs incurred in connection with any claim arising our of your use of the Services or any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions. Premier Cru Wine Merchants reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you shall not in any event settle any matter related hereto without the written consent of Premier Cru Wine Merchants.

Premier Cru Wine Merchants shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability to use the Services. Premier Cru Wine Merchants does not warrant that the Services will be uninterrupted, error free, or virus free; nor does Premier Cru Wine Merchants make any warranty as to the results to be obtained from use of the Services or their Content. The Services and their Content are distributed on an “as is, as available” basis. PREMIER CRU WINE MERCHANTS MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OF IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some states do not allow exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may or may not apply to you. In such states, the liability of Premier Cru Wine Merchants shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law. You expressly agree that the entire risk as to the quality and performance of the Services and the accuracy or completeness of the Content is assumed solely by you.
Third Party Content and Monitoring

Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, events or other information or content expressed or made available on this Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site by third parties (including information providers and users) are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of Premier Cru Wine Merchants. Premier Cru Wine Merchants neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, information, or statement made on this Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site by anyone other than authorized Premier Cru Wine Merchants employees acting in their official capacities.

External sites

The Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site may contain links to other web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that Premier Cru Wine Merchants is not responsible or liable for (1) the availability or accuracy of such web sites or resources; or (2) the content, advertising, or products on or available from such web sites or resources. The inclusion of any link on the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site does not imply that Premier Cru Wine Merchants endorses the linked site. You should contact the site administrator of those external sites if you have any concerns regarding the content located on them. Links to and from Premier Cru Wine Merchants and its sites do not constitute an endorsement by Premier Cru Wine Merchants of any third party products or services.

Modification

Premier Cru Wine Merchants may change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of the Services at any time, including the availability of any database, feature, or content, without prior notice or liability. Premier Cru Wine Merchants reserves the right, at its discretion, to change or modify all or any part of these Terms and Conditions at any time. Please review these Terms and Conditions from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes.

Privacy Policy

Your use of the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site is governed by the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Privacy Policy.

Force Majeure

Premier Cru Wine Merchants shall be excused from performance under this Terms of Service if Premier Cru Wine Merchants is prevented, forbidden or delayed from performing, or omits to perform, any act or requirement under this Terms of Service by reason of: (a) any provision of any present or future law or regulation or order of the United States of America, or any state thereof, (b) any act or omission of a third party, or (c) any act of God, emergency condition, war, computer or telecommunications failure or other circumstance beyond the control of Premier Cru Wine Merchants.

Survival

The following provisions shall survive any termination of these Terms of Service: No Warranty from Premier Cru Wine Merchants, Limitation of Liability, Indemnity and General Provisions.

General Provisions

You agree that Premier Cru Wine Merchants and its licensors may make improvements and/or changes in the Site Content and services or events described in this Site, if any, at any time without notice and without liability to you of any kind. You are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, keeping in mind that access to the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If any provision of these Terms of Service is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties, with all other provisions remaining in full force and effect. The failure of Premier Cru Wine Merchants to enforce any right or provision in these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Premier Cru Wine Merchants in writing. The Terms of Service, along with the Premier Cru Wine Merchants Privacy Policy, comprises the entire agreement between you and Premier Cru Wine Merchants and supersede all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, discussions or agreements, if any, between the parties regarding the subject matter contained herein. These Terms of Service are personal to you and you may not transfer, assign, or delegate these Terms of Service to anyone without the express written permission of Premier Cru Wine Merchants. Any attempt by you to assign, transfer, or delegate these Terms of Service without the express written permission of Premier Cru Wine Merchants shall be null and void. These Terms of Service will inure to the benefit of Premier Cru Wine Merchants’s successors, assigns, and licensors. The paragraph headings in these Terms of Service, shown in boldface type, are included to help make the agreement easier to read and have no binding effect. California law and controlling U.S. federal law, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions of any jurisdiction, will govern any action related to these Terms of Service. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located in San Francisco County, in the State of California, for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to these Terms of Service and/or your use of the Site.

Acceptance; Miscellaneous

Your continued use of the Services constitutes your binding acceptance of these terms and conditions, including any changes or modifications made by Premier Cru Wine Merchants. If at any time these Terms and Conditions are not acceptable to you, you should immediately cease use of the Services.
If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of these Terms and Conditions to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible to further the intent of these Terms and Conditions, and the remainder of the Terms and Conditions shall continue in full force and effect.

These Terms and Conditions, together with the Privacy Policy, constitute the entire agreement between you and Premier Cru Wine Merchants with respect to your use of the Services. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the Services must be commenced with one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.

If you have any questions about these Terms of Service, please email us at info@premiercruwine.com.