Terms and Conditions
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.
By submitting an order you hereby agree and understand
that ALL ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE SOLD IN MASSACHUSETTS AND ARE SUBJECT TO
MASSACHUSETTS STATE SALES TAXES WITH TITLE PASSING TO THE BUYER IN
MASSACHUSETTS. We make no representation to the legal rights and ability of anyone to ship or import wines into any state outside of MASSACHUSETTS. YOU the buyer are solely responsible for shipment of alcoholic beverage products. By placing an order, you authorize us to act on your behalf to engage a common carrier to deliver your order to you. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES MAY BE SOLD AND DELIVERED ONLY TO PERSONS WHO ARE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OLD. AND BY PLACING YOUR ORDER, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT TO US THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OLD AND THAT THE PERSON TO WHOM DELIVERY WILL BE MADE IS AT LEAST 21 YEARS OLD AND CAN ACCEPT DELIVERY OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. When your alcoholic beverages are delivered, the person receiving delivery will be required to show identification proving that he or she is at least 21 years old. If any person under 21 years of age fraudulently orders and has wine shipped to them, the wine will not be released to them, and will be returned to us, and the cost of return shipping will be charged to the responsible party. BY ORDERING YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SELLER FOR ANY RESULTING CONSEQUENCE OF A FRAUDULENT ORDER OR ANY MISREPRESENTATION AS TO THE AGE OR LEGAL ABILITY OF ANY INTENDED RECIPIENT TO RECEIVE SHIPMENT OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES. FedEx will make 3 delivery attempts where someone over 21 years of age will need to sign for the package. If the package is returned to us we will need to re-charge shipping costs. If you choose to cancel your order after a package is returned we cannot refund the shipping and handling charges.
Our shipments must have an adult 21+ to sign for all wine packages. WE CANNOT LEAVE PACKAGES AT THE DOOR. When deciding on a shipping address, we recommend shipping to your work or a neighbor's house if you do not think you will be home to sign upon delivery. FedEx will make 3 delivery attempts. Address changes and package re-routing PRIOR to the third delivery attempt will incur an additional $15 surcharge. If the package is returned to us after three failed delivery attempts, we will need to re-charge shipping costs. If you choose to cancel your order after a package is returned we cannot refund the shipping and handling charges.
Questions or concerns? Please call 978-297-5477 or EMAIL
If product(s) is damaged upon arrival or incorrect product is received, customer is required to contact us within 24 hours of receipt of product for return instructions. A return tag will be provided and sent to the customer for any returns allowed. Customer will be credited for any returned product upon receipt of the product in our shipping warehouse. For product that is returned without proper authorization, no shipping charges will be refunded and a 20% re-stock fee will be deducted from refund credited. All refunds and/or credits will be applied to the same credit card used for the original transaction.
The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of Event Wines, Inc.. The collective work includes works that are licensed to Event Wines, Inc.. Copyright 2007-2008, Event Wines, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of placing an order with Event Wines, Inc. or purchasing Event Wines, Inc. products. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with Event Wines, Inc. or to purchase Event Wines, Inc. products. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by Event Wines, Inc.. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of Event Wines, Inc. used in the site are trademarks or registered trademarks of Event Wines, Inc.
This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Event Wines, Inc. disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Event Wines, Inc. does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Event Wines, Inc. does not make any warrantees or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
Limitation of Liability
Event Wines, Inc. shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if Event Wines, Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
In the event that a Event Wines, Inc. product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, Event Wines, Inc. reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. Event Wines, Inc. reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, Event Wines, Inc. shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by Event Wines, Inc. without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.
Event Wines, Inc. may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to Event Wines, Inc..
Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of Event Wines, Inc. products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Boston, Massachusetts. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of Event Wines, Inc. products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. Event Wines, Inc.'s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. Event Wines, Inc. may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
Use of Site
Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a Event Wines, Inc. or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.
Event Wines, Inc. does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, Event Wines, Inc. is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, Event Wines, Inc. reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to Event Wines, Inc. in its sole discretion.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Event Wines, Inc., its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, Event Wines, Inc. may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Event Wines, Inc., Event Wines, Inc. has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Event Wines, Inc.. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, Event Wines, Inc. seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).
What information do we collect?
collect information from you when you register on the site, place an
order, enter a contest or sweepstakes, respond to a survey or
communication such as e-mail, or participate in another site feature.
- When ordering or registering, we may
ask you for your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number,
credit card information or other information. You may, however, visit
our site anonymously.
- We also collect
information about gift recipients so that we can fulfill the gift
purchase. The information we collect about gift recipients is not used
for marketing purposes.
- Like many websites, we
use "cookies" to enhance your experience and gather information about
visitors and visits to our websites. Please refer to the "Do we use
'cookies'?" section below for information about cookies and how we use
How do we use your information?
may use the information we collect from you when you register, purchase
products, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or
marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site
features in the following ways:
- To personalize your site experience
and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in
which you are most interested.
- To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
- To quickly process your transactions.
- To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
- If you have opted-in to
receive our e-mail newsletter, we may send you periodic e-mails. If you
would no longer like to receive promotional e-mail from us, please
refer to the "How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you
have provided to us?" section below. If you have not opted-in to
receive e-mail newsletters, you will not receive these e-mails.
Visitors who register or participate in other site features such as
marketing programs and 'members-only' content will be given a choice
whether they would like to be on our e-mail list and receive e-mail
communications from us.
How do we protect visitor information?
implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your
personal information. Your personal information is contained behind
secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons
who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to
keep the information confidential. When you place orders or access your
personal information, we offer the use of a secure server. All
sensitive/credit information you supply is transmitted via Secure
Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases to
be only accessed as stated above.
Do we use "cookies"?
Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers
to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow)
that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your
browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we
cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based
on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you
aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can
offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better
understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not
permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help
us conduct and improve our business.
can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being
sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through
your browser (like Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer) settings.
Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu
to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies
off, you won't have access to many features that make your site
experience more efficient and some of our services will not function
properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone by
contacting customer service.
Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?
do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your
personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance
notice, except as described below. The term "outside parties" does not
include Event Wines, Inc.. It also does not include website hosting
partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website,
conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties
agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your
information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the
law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights,
property, or safety.
non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to
other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?
modify your e-mail subscriptions, please let us know by modifying your
preferences in the "My Account" section. Please note that due to email
production schedules you may receive any emails already in production.
delete all of your online account information from our database, sign
into the "My Account" section of our site and remove your shipping
addresses, billing addresses & payment information. Please note
that we may maintain information about an individual sales transaction
in order to service that transaction and for record keeping.
may also opt out of receiving emails by choosing this option available
located at the bottom of all emails sent to you. Should another order
be placed after this opt out procedure is utilized, your email will be
added once again to the email database as illustrated above.
Third party links
an attempt to provide you with increased value, we may include third
party links on our site. These linked sites have separate and
independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or
liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.
Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome
any feedback about these linked sites (including if a specific link
does not work).
Changes to our policy
this page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected
after the date of the change. This policy was last modified on August 6, 2003.
Questions and feedback
welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please
send us any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue.
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