This site japanwines.global (“Website”) is owned and operated by Japan Wines Trading Co., Ltd. (“ JWT, we, our, us”). Your access to the Website is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained below and elsewhere on the Website (known collectively as “Website Usage Policy”). By using the Website, you will be deemed to have accepted these Website Usage Policy.
Use of the Website
The Website and its content are made available for your personal, non-commercial use. You are prohibited from using the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited and you must not engage in any conduct which would impair or interfere with the operation or security of the Website.
We may at any time, without assigning any reasons therefor and without prior notice, terminate, restrict or suspend your use of or access to any part or all of the Website, without any liability to you or any other person.
You should not use our Website or purchase any goods or services using our Website, if you are a minor or below the legal age to purchase alcohol.
Some parts of the Website are restricted Member areas containing Member information. Only registered users may access such areas.
Copyright and Trade Mark Information
The pages and contents of the Website including but not limited to text, graphics, and icons ("Documents") and our trade name, logo and trade marks are the copyright, designs andtrade marks respectively of JWT which retains all right, title and interest in such intellectual property.
No permission or authorisation is granted to you, or anyone acting on your behalf, to print, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, upload, download, store, display in public, alter, or modify the Documents save and except for the downloading and printing of Documents for personal record-keeping purposes only. No permission or authorisation is granted to you to use, or permit others to use our icons, site addresses, or any other means to hyperlink other Internet sites with any page in the Website unless specifically permitted by JWT in writing.
Any unauthorised downloading, re-transmission or other copying or modification of the Documents or any use other than that described above is strictly prohibited by law.
Amendment of the Website Usage Policy
JWT may amend Website Usage Policy at any time without prior notice. Your continued use of the Website after any such amendment constitutes acceptance of the amended Website Usage Policy. If you do not agree to the Website Usage Policy or any revised version of the Website Usage Policy, please do not use the Website.
Visitors to our Website do so on an anonymous basis. We have not configured our Website to collect any information from your computer without your input. This means that unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide us with information, we will not know your identity, your email address or any other personal information which is capable of identifying you as an individual.
Disclaimers and Liability
The material contained in this Website has been produced by JWT in accordance with its current practices and policies, and with the benefit of information currently available to it. All reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the contents of the pages of the Website at the time of preparation. We regularly review the Website and where appropriate will update pages to reflect changes in circumstances.
Notwithstanding all efforts made by us to ensure the accuracy of the Website, unless otherwise agreed with you, no responsibility or liability is accepted by us in respect of any use or reference to the Website, or for any inaccuracies, omissions, mis-statements or errors in the said material (including information regarding the wine and other products, services, pricing or availability), or for any economic or other loss which may be directly or indirectly sustained by any visitor to the Website or other person who obtains access to the material on the Website.
JWT does not warrant or represent that your access to the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free or that any information, data, content or other material accessible in connection with the Website will be free of computer viruses, bugs or other harmful components.
The Website is provided "as is" without warranties of any kind and JWT disclaims all warranties, whether express or implied, to the maximum extent permitted by law, including but not limited to warranties as to fitness for purpose, non-infringement of intellectual property or proprietary rights or compatibility between the Website and any software or hardware. You accept all risk and responsibility for your use of the Website including the submission of any personal information.
The material on the Website is for general information only and unless expressly agreed with you, nothing in the Website contains professional advice or any binding commitment upon us in relation to the availability of the good or services provided by us.
You agree to indemnify and keep JWT, its officers and employees indemnified from and against any liability, loss, claim or damage which arises out of or is caused by your breach of these Website Usage Policy and/or your use of the Website.
To enhance your experience on our Website, some of our web pages may use "cookies". Cookies are text files that we place in your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally-identifiable information unless you choose to provide such information to us by, for example, registering for one of our services. However, once you choose to furnish the site with your personally-identifiable information, this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.
Third Party Websites
Our Website may contain links to third parties' websites. These links are provided solely for your convenience and do not indicate, expressly or impliedly, any endorsement by JWT for the linked site or the products or services provided at those sites. Please note that we are not responsible for the content of such sites or for the collection, use, maintenance, sharing, or disclosure of data and information by such third parties. You link to any such site at your own risk and we advise you to check the terms and conditions and privacy policies of those other sites before using them and disclosing your personal data.
Occasionally when linking to another site, you may still see our Website's logo or frame. This is to provide you with a seamless experience when visiting our Website. In these cases, you are no longer on our Website and you should only link to a third party site if you are willing to accept responsibility for and the risks associated with, use of that site. You will always know what website you are on by checking the location bar within your browser.
These term and conditions are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“Hong Kong”). You agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Hong Kong courts.
In the event of any provision of these Website Usage Policy being found by any court or administrative body of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalidity or unenforceability of such provision shall not affect the other provisions of these Website Usage Policy. All provisions not affected by such invalidity or unenforceability shall remain in full force and effect.
These Website Usage Policy are written in the English language.
Released on May 2020
Last updated on April 2023