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Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the Internet site of winelovers.com (the "Website"), operated by Wine Lovers Agency.(referred to herein as the "Company", "we", "us," or "our").

How We Operate

The Company holds a Licence to Represent Manufacturer #XXXXX issued by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (the "AGCO") for its representation of each of the vintners/brands depicted on the Website, and carries on business to the public as "halpernwine.com". We offer for sale, and deliver wine and/or alcoholic beverages to you purchased through the LCBO Consignment Program operated by the Private Ordering Department’s provisions of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario ("LCBO"), and we or our affiliates are authorized by the LCBO as a consignment agent.

LCBO Guidelines define our role and the LCBO´s expectations. As a Manufacturer's Representative or agent, we do not "sell" wine and/or alcoholic beverages . Rather, the LCBO regards you to be its customer. We are the intermediary which processes the sale of wine and/or alcoholic beverages from the LCBO to you. "Processes" means that we represent our manufacturers and assist in the transaction of your purchase from the LCBO. In some cases, information is requested by the LCBO from us for the submission of orders and the LCBO is bound by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, as is wineloversagency.com. Should you ever feel the LCBO has used this information for purposes other than the completion of a sale, please notify wineloversagency.com. In particular, if you are contracted by the LCBO with questions about your purchase history, you are under no obligation to respond and we ask that you notify us immediately.

The wine prices shown on the Website are inclusive of the LCBO sale price, licensee discounts,markups, fees and delivery charges charged by wineloversagency.com or Wine Lovers Agency . Wine prices may be subject to further delivery charges if and when necessary . The LCBO sale price is available upon request. All wine and/or alcoholic beverages is held by the LCBO in its consignment warehouse until your order is placed. Wine is not available directly from wineloversagency.com nor does wineloversagency.com have any liquor on its premises accepting previously arranged pickups and products in transit.

User Obligations

The sale of beverage alcohol is heavily regulated. You are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, particularly in connection with the shipment of liquor, applicable to purchasers and consumers of liquor. wineloversagency.com may not ship liquor outside of the Province of Ontario and you will make no requests to the contrary. You agree not to do any of the following while using the Website:

  • Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable law or regulation including making an offer to purchase or delivery arrangement for wine by or on behalf of a person not of legal drinking age.

  • Access, tamper with, or use non public areas of the Website or wineloversagency.com´s computer systems. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access or tamper with these areas may be subject to prosecution.

  • Frame or link to the Website except as permitted in writing by wineloversagency.com.

The Sale of Alcoholic Beverages

wineloversagency.com does not process the sale of liquor to persons under the age of 19. By using this site you swear and affirm that you of the age of 19 over. wineloversagency.com makes every effort to ensure that alcoholic beverages are not delivered to anyone who is under the age of 19. By using the Website you are acknowledging that the person receiving a shipment of alcoholic beverages from wineloversagency.com is 19 years in age or more. If you do not agree with these conditions of use you are prohibited from using the Website. If you intentionally or unintentionally misrepresent your age in order to provide alcohol to a person under the age of 19, wineloversagency.com will report the infraction to the AGCO which may prosecute you fully to the extent allowable by law.

Upon delivery, proof of age may be required in the discretion of the delivery agent. The delivery agent will not complete the delivery of liquor to any person who appears intoxicated.

You are not permitted to sell wine and/or alcoholic beverages except in accordance with AGCO regulations. If your intention is to sell wine and/or alcoholic beverages for profit for consumption or otherwise, you may only do so pursuant to a liquor licence issued by the AGCO. If your intention is to sell wine and/or alcoholic beverages for consumption or otherwise at occasional special events only held outside a residence (a "Sale SOP"), or to provide for the consumption of wine and/or alcoholic beverages at an indoor or outdoor event open to the public (a "Non-Sale SOP") you may only do so pursuant to a Special Occasion Permit ("SOP") issued by the AGCO. IT IS ILLEGAL TO SELL WINE AND/OR ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IN OR FROM A PRIVATE RESIDENCE. When selling or providing for the consumption of wine and/or alcoholic beverages under liquor licence or SOP, you are responsible for the safety and sobriety of the people attending the event as well as for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Third Party Content and Monitoring

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

Links

The Website may contain links to other websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that wineloversagency.com is not responsible or liable for (1) the availability or accuracy of such other websites or resources; or (2) the content, advertising, or products on or available from such other websites or resources. . You acknowledge that use of any third-party website is governed by the terms of use for those websites, and not by this Agreement. Links to third-party sites do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by wineloversagency.com of such sites or the content, products, advertising or other materials presented on such sites, but are only for your convenience and you access them at your own risk. Such third-party sites may have a privacy policy different from that of wineloversagency.com and the third-party site may provide less security than the Website. We are not responsible for the content of any third-party web sites, nor do we make any warranties or representations, express or implied, regarding the content (or the accuracy of such content) on any third-party websites, and wineloversagency.com shall have no liability of any nature whatsoever for any failure of products or services offered or advertised at such sites or otherwise.

How we use this information

wineloversagency.com may use the personally identifiable information collected on the website to contact customers regarding products and services offered by wineloversagency.com to the extent the User has agreed to it. We may also use this information for research purposes regarding the effectiveness of our website services, marketing, advertising this information with a third party either for free or by selling it, unless you specifically authorize such disclosures. If you would prefer not to hear from us, we ask that you decline the option of receiving any communication from wineloversagency.com.

Protection of Content Provided by wineloversagency.com and Its Licensors

All text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips and software on the Website ("Site Content") are copyrighted materials owned by or licensed to wineloversagency.com. The Site Content may contain trademarks, service marks and trade names which are owned by or licensed to wineloversagency.com 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 wineloversagency.com, its affiliates, or third parties. Unless authorized in writing by an officer of wineloversagency.com, wineloversagency.com ́s trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not wineloversagency.com´s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits wineloversagency.com.

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 wineloversagency.com 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. . You also may not "mirror" any material contained on the Site on any other server. 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 Website. Nothing contained in the Website shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any copyright, trade secret, patent, trademark or other intellectual property rights ("IP Rights") of wineloversagency.com, 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 wineloversagency.com, its affiliates, and/or any third party, as applicable.

Use of manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to "crawl" or "spider" any web pages contained in the Website is strictly prohibited. You agree not to monitor or copy, or allow others to monitor or copy, the Website pages or the content included herein. You also agree not to "frame" or otherwise simulate the appearance or function of the Website. Furthermore, you agree not to take any action that interferes with the proper working of or places an unreasonable load on wineloversagency.com´s infrastructure, including but not limited to unsolicited communications, attempts to gain unauthorized access, or transmission or activation of computer viruses or malware.

Any unauthorized use of any Site Content will violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications statutes and regulations

Notices

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

Disclaimer of Warranties

ALTHOUGH wineloversagency.com ENDEAVORS TO PROVIDE CURRENT, ACCURATE AND RELIABLE INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE, IT DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE EVENTS OR THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR ANY USE OF INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE. wineloversagency.com DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, OR THE OPERATION OR FUNCTION OF THE WEBSITE, 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 WEBSITE 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. wineloversagency.com AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE WEBSITE. THE WEBSITE CONTENT PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND INCLUDING the WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL wineloversagency.com 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 WEBSITE, THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE, THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY EVENTS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF wineloversagency.com OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE WEBSITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE WEBSITE. THIS SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS SEPARATE AND INDEPENDENT OF ANY OTHER PROVISION THAT LIMITS wineloversagency.com´S LIABILITY OR YOUR REMEDIES.

Privacy Policy and Password Protection

Your use of the Website is governed by the wineloversagency.com Privacy Policy..

It is imperative you take responsibility for the security of your Website name and password. Regardless of the location from which you are using the Website, it is important to log out after your session ends.

Termination of your wineloversagency.com Account

You agree that wineloversagency.com may, with or without cause, immediately terminate your wineloversagency.com account and/or access to the Website without prior notice. Without limiting the foregoing, the following will lead to a termination by wineloversagency.com of a user ́s account: (a) breaches or violations of this Agreement or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (d) unexpected technical issues or problems. Termination of your wineloversagency.com account includes removal of access to all product offerings and use of the Website. Furthermore, you agree that all terminations shall be made in wineloversagency.com ́s sole discretion and that wineloversagency.com shall not be liable to you nor any third-party for any termination of your account or access to the Website.

Force Majeure

wineloversagency.com shall be excused from performance under this Terms of Service if wineloversagency.com 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, (b) any act or omission of a third party, or (c) any act of God, emergency condition, war, computer or telecommunications failure or other circumstances beyond the control of wineloversagency.com.

General Provisions

You agree that wineloversagency.com 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 Website 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 wineloversagency.com 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 wineloversagency.com in writing. The Terms of Service, along with the wineloversagency.com Privacy Policy, comprises the entire agreement between you and wineloversagency.com and supersedes 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 wineloversagency.com or Wine Lovers Agency. Any attempt by you to assign, transfer, or delegate these Terms of Service without the express written permission of wineloversagency.com shall be null and void. These Terms of Service will inure to the benefit of wineloversagency.com ́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.

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

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