GENERAL
Welcome to the Merchant’s Fine Wine’s website. In the interest of continuing to build trust with our customers we want you to understand that through use of our website you are deemed to agree to the terms set forth below as of the date of such use. If you do not want to be subject to these terms please do not use our website. Merchant’s Fine Wine may periodically change these terms and you should review them often. These Terms of Use were last updated on November 23, 2009. We will make every effort to provide accurate and timely information about Merchant’s Fine Wine on this website. However, you should not assume that the information provided here is always up to date or that the website contains all relevant information available about Merchant’s Fine Wine.

INFORMATION EXCHANGE
As part of your use of this website, we may obtain certain information about you which we will hold in confidence according to these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy; please click here to read our Privacy Policy describing how we will and will not use information. By using information you submit when you visit this website, Merchant’s Fine Wine may send you emails or other communications on various topics such as news related to organic standards, information on specific products, and information about our Company, including your local Merchant’s Fine Wine store. Provided that Merchant’s Fine Wine will not use your information in a way that identifies you personally (unless required by law), please understand that information submitted to or gathered by Merchant’s Fine Wine via this website, may be treated as non-confidential. You agree that all such information may be used by Merchant’s Fine Wine for any purpose without compensation to you. With regard to the content of any submissions you make to Merchant’s Fine Wine through this website, you agree to remain solely responsible, and agree not to submit materials that are unlawful, defamatory, abusive or obscene. You also agree that you will not submit anything to this website that will violate any right of a third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights.

LINKS
As a convenience, Merchant’s Fine Wine may provide links on the website that allow you to connect with third party websites that are not under our control. The link to a third party website provided on this website does not imply endorsement of or responsibility for such linked website by Merchant’s Fine Wine and we are not responsible for any information you submit to them, their contents, privacy policies or other practices.

FACEBOOK, TWITTER and ONLINE FORUMS
Guests may post comments, suggestions, questions and other content in our online forums so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, injurious to third parties, objectionable, does not contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters or any form of spam content. Merchant’s Fine Wine reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content. If you do post content or submit material, you grant Merchant’s Fine Wine a royalty-free, perpetual, and irrevocable right to use, publish, create derivative works from, distribute and display such content in any media. You grant Merchant’s Fine Wine the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose (we will only use first names followed by an initial). You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Merchant’s Fine Wine for all claims resulting from content you supply. Merchant’s Fine Wine takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

HEALTH INFORMATION
Any materials related to health information are provided for educational purposes only. Furthermore, some of this content comes from third parties and unless specifically stated, Merchant’s Fine Wine does not vouch for the correctness of such information. You should always consult a physician regarding the applicability of any opinions or recommendations with respect to any symptoms or medical condition.

ONLINE CONTENT
Merchant’s Fine Wine does not guarantee that the functions contained on this website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that this website or its server will be free of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected even if Merchant’s Fine Wine is aware of them. Please understand that Merchant’s Fine Wine disclaims all responsibility for any loss, injury, claim, liability, or damage of any kind resulting in any way related to: (1) any errors in or omissions from this website, including but not limited to technical inaccuracies and typographical errors; (2) any third party websites or content therein directly or indirectly accessed through links on this site; (3) any information which is posted by any 3rd party, including without limitation, information posted on any related blog; (4) the unavailability of this website or any portion of this website; (5) your use of this website; or (6) your use of any equipment or software in connection with this website.

CHILDREN AND PERSONS UNDER LEGAL DRINKING AGE
Merchant’s Fine Wine maintains this site with select content for individuals who are of legal age to consume alcoholic beverages. Under applicable law, you must be of legal drinking age where you reside to access the site or provide information to us as it pertains to alcoholic beverages. We do not solicit or knowingly collect personal information from persons under such legal drinking age, and we do not knowingly market our products or services to persons under such legal drinking age. Parents should always supervise their children while online. Merchant’s Fine Wine’s website is not designed nor intended to collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen. So that we may comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we ask that children do not provide any personal information on this website.

JURISDICTIONAL
Use of this website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan, United States of America, as they apply to agreements made and solely performed in Michigan. Disputes arising based on this website or in any way related to this website shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts of the United States of America. Merchant’s Fine Wine makes no representation that materials in this website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you access this website from outside the United States, please understand that this website may contain references and/or links to products and services that are not available or are prohibited in your country.

PRIVACY & SECURITY
For an explanation of Merchant’s Fine Wine’s policies related to the collection, use and storage of online information you may supply through this site, please read our Privacy Policy. By accessing this website, you are consenting to our information collection and use practices described in these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy. Merchant’s Fine Wine has attempted to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information you share with us online. Unfortunately, data transmission over the Internet can not be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we shall always dedicate ourselves to protecting your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to or from our we sites, and you do so at your own risk.