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Preface to Terms of Use

The Terms of Use, set out below, are the only basis upon which GrapeMojo, LLC. will supply you with access to an on-line facility to allow Members to create wine journals. You may not make any changes to or any modification of these terms.

If you want to use our Service, you must accept the Terms of Use.

It is very important that you fully understand the Service that is being offered to ensure you use the Service appropriately. We have written the Terms of Use in a manner which we hope will enable you to easily understand the nature of the Service offered and the Terms under which it must be used.

Terms of Use

The Terms of Use ( "Terms of Use" ) are the only basis upon which GrapeMojo, LLC (the Online Wine Journal) will supply you with an online journal account as described on the GrapeMojo website and herein referred to as the "Service". You may not make any changes to or modification of these terms. By registering and being a member you agree to be bound by all Terms and Conditions of the Service.

The rest of the "Terms of Use" is broken into a number of different sections:

B. GrapeMojo's Obligations to You
C. Your Obligations to GrapeMojo
D. Security and Member Privacy
E. Member Account Registration
F. Member Conduct
G. GrapeMojo's Proprietary Rights
H. Disclaimer of Warranties
I. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
J. Indemnification
K. Modification and Termination of the Service
L. Modification to the "Terms of Use"
M. "Terms of Use" Violations
N. Entire Agreement
O. Governing Law

Subject to the "Terms of Use", GrapeMojo will:

  1. Inform you of any changes to the "Terms of Use" from time to time. See Modification to the "Terms of Use" .
  2. Remind you of aspects of 'Your Obligation to GrapeMojo ' at appropriate times during your use of the Service.
  3. Treat your personal information in a responsible manner. See Security and Member Privacy
  4. Supply you with access to an on-line facility to to store wine journals.
  5. Supply the Service using operating procedures designed to ensure the Service's security and System availability.
  6. Answer any queries you have regarding the "Terms of Use", Service and the operation of your account.
  1. You will accept liability for some events which may occur. See Indemnification.
  2. You will read, acquaint yourself fully and comply with all aspects of the "Terms of Use". If there are any aspects which you do not fully understand you will seek clarification from GrapeMojo.
  3. You are aged 16 or over.
  4. You will at all times use the Service in good faith and in a responsible manner
  5. You will not allow anyone other than yourself and GrapeMojo to access your account.
  6. You will use the Service solely for your own benefit and shall not sell, lease, assign, lend, hire or gift any part of the Service in whole or in part to any other person without GrapeMojo's prior written approval.
  7. You will use the Service only for lawful purposes and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of or restrict or inhibit the use of the Service by any Member and/or GrapeMojo.
  8. Comply with all terms of Members Conduct and Member Account Registration of the "Terms of Use".

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are responsible for any and all Member accessible activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify GrapeMojo immediately on becoming aware of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security.

GrapeMojo has put in place security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information collected. Our host's web servers are locked in cages in a highly secure Internet data center. 'Firewalls' (Internet security hardware) sits between the GrapeMojo website and the Internet to help prevent any unauthorized user from accessing any data.

You agree that GrapeMojo and its authorized employees can access your account, including its contents as stated above, or to respond to support queries or technical issues or to fulfill the obligations under this Agreement. To learn more about how the Service deals with privacy then please see the FAQs in the Privacy Policy.

GrapeMojo understands and respects your rights of privacy. It is because of this philosophy that subject to the exclusions below, your personal details provided to GrapeMojo will not be sold or otherwise distributed to third parties.

GrapeMojo reserves the right at all times to monitor, review, retain, and/or disclose in good faith any information it believes in good faith that such action or disclosure is necessary to conform to legal and government requirements, or to protect and defend the rights or property of GrapeMojo or enforce the "Terms of Use".

GrapeMojo reserves the right to collect and distribute non-personal demographic information to third parties. As such this information would not contain any information that would allow your identity to be deduced. Most hosting company webservers collect this information automatically through traffic statistics.

To register as a GrapeMojo Member, you agree to:

  1. Provide us with current, complete and accurate information about yourself (the registration data);
  2. Maintain and promptly update the registration data to keep it current, complete and accurate at all times;
  3. To represent only yourself on the Service, and no other persons, living, dead, or imagined.

If you provide any information that is not current, or is incomplete or inaccurate, or GrapeMojo has reasonable grounds to believe that such information is not current, or is incomplete or inaccurate, GrapeMojo has the right to suspend or terminate your membership, and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service.

Under no circumstances does GrapeMojo have any obligations under the Agreement to check the accuracy or truthfulness of the registration data of any Member.

Some members of GrapeMojo are required to maintain yearly subscriptions, namely businesses like vineyards, winemakers, wine shops, bars and restaurants (anyone engaged in a commercial pursuit involving selling wine). You are referred to as a Partner. Partner subscription fees are not refundable, and you may not seek to avoid membership fees by registering as an "individual" member. GrapeMojo does offer limited but free Partner accounts to allow companies who do not wish to buy memberships to have a valid presence on the website.

As a condition of your use of the Service, you guarantee to GrapeMojo that you will not use the Service for any purpose that is unlawful and/or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

You agree to abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under your account made by you including the content of your transmissions through the Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree NOT to:

  1. Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  2. Publish, distribute and/ or disseminate any harmful, obscene, indecent, unlawful, libelous, profane, defamatory, infringing, inappropriate, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material or information, especially through the "Comments" functions.
  3. Create a false or misleading identity of, including, but not limited to, a GrapeMojo employee, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, for the purpose of misleading others as to the identity of the sender or the origin of a message or to harvest or otherwise collect information about others.
  4. Transmit, email or post any material that contains in any form software viruses or such programs as including but not limited to, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel-bots, computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
  5. Attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Service, through password mining or any other means.
  6. Disseminate content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, rights of privacy or publicity, or other proprietary right ('Rights') of any party or infringes any intellectual property law or any other applicable law.
  7. Disseminate any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, 'junk mail','spam', 'chain letters', 'pyramid schemes', or any other form of such solicitation.
  8. Interfere with another member's use and enjoyment of the Service.

Without prejudice to the Security and Member Privacy of the "Terms of Use", GrapeMojo has no obligation to monitor the Service or any member's use thereof.

You acknowledge and agree that the GrapeMojo content including but not limited to (1) text, (2) software, (3) photographs, (4) graphics, (5) page layout (6) design presented through and as part of the Service by GrapeMojo (collectively the "Content") is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws.

Such Content received through the Service may be displayed, reformatted, and printed by you for your personal, non-commercial use only and at all times used solely in connection with the Service in accordance with the "Terms of Use".

Certain of the names, logos, and other materials displayed on the GrapeMojo web site constitute trademarks, copyright and other intellectual property collectively referred to as "IP rights" of GrapeMojo. You agree that GrapeMojo retains and owns all right, title and interest in the Content and IP Rights, and that the "Terms of Use" does not transfer or convey to you any ownership right, title or interest in or to the Content and IP Rights, and that you will not contest or challenge the ownership of the Content and IP Rights. You are authorized to use such Content and IP rights solely for the limited purpose of promoting and using the online journal account hosted by the Service.

Certain content displayed through the Service constitute trademarks, copyright and other intellectual property belonging to third parties, namely wine names, likenesses and product lables (trade dress). You agree not to infringe their rights.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

  1. Your use of the Service is at your sole risk.
  2. The Service is provided on an 'as is' and 'as available' basis and the warranties on the part of GrapeMojo contained in this "Terms of Use" are given in place of and replace, exclude and extinguish all and every other condition or warranty whatsoever on the part of GrapeMojo, written or oral, whether express or implied by statute, regulation, directive or any other legislative or administrative enactment, common law, trade usage, custom or otherwise to the full extent permitted by law. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED HEREIN, GrapeMojo, EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, DURABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USE OF TRADE.
  3. The information and content included in or available through the Service may include inaccuracies or typographical errors.
  4. Changes are periodically added to the information contained with the Service and GrapeMojo and/or its respective suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the Service at any time.
  5. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from GrapeMojo or through the Service shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the "Terms of Use".

Except as otherwise expressly provided in the "Terms of Use", GrapeMojo does NOT represent or warrant that:

  1. The Service will meet your requirements.
  2. The Service will be uninterrupted or error-free, timely or secure.
  3. Defects or errors will be corrected, or that the Service or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components.
  4. The use of or the results of the use of the Service or the content made available as part of the Service will be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable.
  5. The content of the Service input by other members is correct or accurate.
  1. You Agree That Grapemojo Shall Not Be Responsible Or Liable For:
    1. Unauthorised Access To Or Alteration Of Your Transmissions Or Data, Any Material Or Data Sent Or Received Or Not Sent Or Received, Or Any Transactions Entered Into Through The Service.
    2. Any Threatening, Defamatory, Obscene, Offensive Or Illegal Content, Save That Grapemojo Shall Be Entitled To Remove It In All Practicable Speed After Grapemojo Has Been Notified In Writing Of Its Presence On The Site.
    3. Conduct Of Any Other Member Or Any Infringement Of Another's Rights, Including Intellectual Property Rights.
    4. Any Indirect, Punitive, Incidental, Special, Consequential Or Exemplary Damages Or Any Damages Whatsoever Including, Without Limitation:
      • Damages For Loss Of Use;
      • Data Goodwill;
      • Profits, Or Other Intangible Losses;

      Arising Out Of Or In Any Way Connected With:
      • Use Or Performance Of The Service Or Related Websites;
      • Delay Or Inability To Use The Service Or Related Websites;
      • Provision Of Or Failure To Provide Services, Information Or Software;
      • Services Obtained Through The Service, Or Otherwise Arising Out Of The Use Of The Service;
      • Error;
      • Omission;
      • Inaccuracy;
      • Interruption;
      • Deletion;
      • Defect;
      • Delay In Operation Or Transmission;
      • Computer Virus;
      • Communication Line Failure;
      • Theft;
      • Destruction Or Unauthorized Access;
      • Alteration;
      Whether Based On Contract, Tort, Negligence, Strict Liability Or Otherwise - Even If Grapemojo Or Any Of Its Suppliers Has Been Advised Of The Possibility Of Damages.
  2. If You Are Dissatisfied With The Service Or Any Part Of The Service Your Sole And Exclusive Remedy Is To Discontinue Using The Service And Its Related Website.
  3. At All Times And In Any Event The Total Liability Of Grapemojo To Its Members Shall Be Limited To The Total Annual Membership Fee Paid By The Individual Member To Grapemojo.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless GrapeMojo , its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees from any claim, demand, or damage, including reasonable legal fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of or conduct on the Service.

You agree that GrapeMojo, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account or use of the Service, and remove and discard any content within the Service, for any reason, including without limitation, if GrapeMojo believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the "Terms of Use".

GrapeMojo may also, in its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue temporarily or permanently providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of access to the Service under any provision of the "Terms of Use" may be effected without notice, and acknowledge and agree that GrapeMojo may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Service UNLESS agreed in writing with GrapeMojo. Nevertheless, where possible, GrapeMojo will use reasonable endeavors to give Members fair notice of termination or suspension of their access to the Service.

Further you agree that GrapeMojo shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination or suspension of access to the Service or modification of the Service.

GrapeMojo reserves the right to change the "Terms of Use" or policies regarding the use of the Service at any time. In this event you will be sent an email detailing the changes. Upon your next logon to the Service you will be asked to indicate your acceptance of the new "Terms of Use", acceptance of which is required to allow your continued use of the Service.

GrapeMojo reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that GrapeMojo shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification to or discontinuance of the Service.

Please report any violations of the "Terms of Use" to Customer Support via Contact Us.

These "Terms of Use" constitute the entire agreement between GrapeMojo and the Member and supersede any previous agreement or understanding between GrapeMojo and the Member.

These "Terms of Use" shall be governed in all respects by New Hampshire law without reference to its conflict or choice of law rules or principles, and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Nashua, New Hampshire USA.

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