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Terms and Conditions

LAST UPDATED: October 2015

Welcome to our Web site (our “Web site” or “site”), owned and operated by Williams Selyem Winery, together with its affiliates (which operate as an integrated business, generally doing business as “Williams Selyem”). By using our Web site YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, and all the terms, conditions, disclaimers and limitations that appear or are made available to you on our site (for example, in connection with special offers or promotions) and all of these, as they may be amended from time to time, we may refer to collectively as your “Agreement” with us. The policies that apply in our retail stores may differ from those applicable to your use of our Web site and you should keep in mind these are separate and relate to different locations and platforms. We may refer to anyone using, registering, visiting or taking advantage of any of the features, functions, offers or links made available, on or through our Web site, as “you” or “your” in our Agreement and we may refer to Williams Selyem as “we”, “us” or “our” (or, of course “Williams Selyem”).

Acceptance of and Changes to Terms of Service
By using our Web site and services, you signify your acceptance of the Agreement, including, without limitation, all the terms and conditions in these Terms of Service. If you do not agree completely with any terms, conditions, disclaimers, limitations or other provisions in your Agreement with us, your only remedy is to discontinue use of our Web site. We reserve the right to modify our Agreement with you, including, without limitation, these Terms of Service at any time. Your continued use of any portion of our Web site following the effective date contained in the notification or the posting of such changes on our Web site if no other effective date is specified, will constitute your acceptance of those changes and agreement to comply with all the current terms and conditions of the Agreement.

If you have questions or concerns about our specific terms, please send an e-mail to contact@williamsselyem.com.

 

User Obligations
You agree not to do any of the following while using the WilliamsSelyem.com Web site or any of our sites:

  • Intentionally or knowingly violate any applicable law or regulation, agreement that you are bound by – including this Agreement – nor the rights of any other party;
  • Misrepresent or try to deceive us as to your identity or the identity of anyone else, use buying agents or conduct fraudulent activities;
  • Exceed authorized access, tamper with, or misuse any areas of the WilliamsSelyem.com site or WilliamsSelyem.com’s computer systems, resources, programming, code or communications capabilities, nor any features or functions of our sites. Anyone who does so or attempts to do so may be subject to prosecution.
  • Frame or link to the WilliamsSelyem.com Site or any of our other sites, unless permitted in writing by Williams Selyem.

 

The Sale of Alcoholic Beverages
We do not sell alcohol to persons under the age of 21 or anyone outside the United States (or even in the U.S if prohibited by law). By using this site you swear and affirm and represent to us that you are over the legal age required to buy alcoholic beverages and products and we will rely upon this representation because if we are held liable for any reason if that is not true, you agree to indemnify us and/or reimburse us and be responsible for all costs, expenses (including legal fees) and damages we suffer or incur. We make every effort to ensure that alcoholic beverages are not sold or delivered to anyone who is under the age of 21. By using this site you are acknowledging that the person receiving a shipment of alcoholic beverages from us is over the age of 21. You also agree that any alcohol purchased from us is intended for personal consumption and not for resale. If you cannot make these affirmations and representations or you do not agree with all of these conditions of use please do not use this site. If you intentionally or unintentionally misrepresent your age in order to obtain or provide alcohol to a person under the age of 21, we will report this to the appropriate authorities and prosecute you fully to the extent allowable by law.

Title and Ownership
Title to, and ownership of, all alcoholic beverages passes from us to the purchaser at the time we deliver the shipment to the shipping service. By arranging for transportation or shipping of any alcoholic beverage under your instructions, we are providing a service to, and acting on behalf of you, or the purchaser if another party. By having us arrange the shipping on your behalf, you are also representing that you are acting in a fashion compliant with the laws and regulations of your State, municipality and any others that apply to you regarding the purchase, shipping, transportation and delivery of alcoholic beverages, including, without limitation, wine. You affirm and represent that you have obtained any and all required permission or consent, paid any required fees, and are working through properly licensed intermediaries where required, and you, or the purchaser or other intended or actual recipient, is legally entitled to receive and take possession of alcoholic beverages, is legally entitled to the quantities ordered and delivered and once again represents that he/she is 21 years of age or older.

Third Party Content and Monitoring
Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, events or other information or content expressed or made available on our Web site by any third parties (including information providers and users) are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not ours. We neither endorse nor are responsible for these, in any way, including, without limitation, the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, information or statement made by anyone other than our employee who is authorized by us and is acting in her or his official capacity.

Parental Control Protections
As required by the Communications Decency Act of 1996, we hereby notify you that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist you in limiting access to information and content that may be objectionable or harmful to minors as specified by law. Among the many companies that provide Internet blocking and screening software are CyberPatrol, NetNanny, SurfWatch and GuardOne. We do not sponsor or endorse or control any of these companies or their services.

Links
Our site may contain links to other websites and/or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for their (1) availability or accuracy; or (2) content, advertising or products on or made available. The inclusion of any link on our site does not imply that we endorse, verify, have reviewed or monitor the link or the site reached through the link.

Copyright Notice
All text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips and software on the site (“Content”) are copyrighted materials owned by or licensed to us. Content may contain trademarks, service marks and trade names which are owned by us and may also contain brand and product names which are trademarks, service marks or trade names which are owned us or by third parties and the term “Content” will be used and mean to include these as well. Unless authorized in writing by an officer of Williams Selyem, you may not use any Content without our consent and even if we consent, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits us. 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 Content in any way for any public or commercial purpose without our prior written consent or the consent of the rights holder if not us. You may not use the Content on any other Web site or medium. You may not use the Content in a networked computer environment for any purpose other than to transact with our site as authorized by us. If you violate any of these terms, your permission to use the Content will automatically terminate, you must immediately destroy Content in your possession or under your control and any copies you have made and we may end your authorization to use our site. Nothing shall be construed as conferring any license or right under any copyright, trade secret, patent, trademark or other intellectual property rights to you and we expressly reserved all such rights.

Notices
“Communication” means any customer agreements or amendments thereto, disclosures, notices, responses to claims, transaction history, privacy policies and all other information related to your use of the site, including but not limited to information that we are required by law to provide to you in writing. We will give you any necessary Communications by posting them on our site. You authorize us to send any Communications and all changes to such Communications electronically. You must provide at your own expense an Internet connected device that is compatible with the minimum requirements outlined below. You also confirm that your device will meet these specifications and requirements and will permit you to access and retain the Communications electronically each time you access and use the applicable services.

 

Please select Print, and select your printer to retain a copy. If you do not have a printer, you can copy the text of this Disclosure and the underlying agreements and paste the text into a new document in a word processor or a text editor on your computer and save the text.

 

System Requirements to Access Information

 

To receive and view an electronic copy of the Communications you must have the following equipment and software:

  • A personal computer or other device which is capable of accessing the Internet. Your access to this page verifies that your system/device meets these requirements.
  • An Internet web browser which is capable of supporting 128-bit SSL encrypted communications, JavaScript, and cookies. Your system or device must have 128-bit SSL encryption software. Your access to this page verifies that your browser and encryption software/device meet these requirements.

System Requirements to Retain Information

 

To retain a copy, you must either have a printer connected to your personal computer or other device or, alternatively, the ability to save a copy through use of printing service or software such as Adobe Acrobat®. If you have a word processor or text editor program on your computer, then you can also copy the text of this Disclosure and the underlying agreements and paste the text into a new document in the word processor or text editor and save the text.

 

Withdrawal of Electronic Acceptance of Disclosures and Notices

 

You can also contact us in any of the ways described in the paragraph entitled “Paper Delivery of Disclosures and Notices” to withdraw your consent to receive any future Communications electronically, including if the system requirements described above change and you no longer possess the required system. If you withdraw your consent, we will terminate your use of the site and the services provided through the site.

 

Termination / Changes

 

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to discontinue the provision of your electronic Communications, or to terminate or change the terms and conditions on which we provide electronic Communications. We will provide you with notice of any such termination or change as required by law.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties
Although we endeavor to provide current, accurate and reliable information on our site, we cannot and do not warrant, promise, guarantee or make any representations regarding the accuracy, security, reliability or any use of the functions, features, operations, Content or information. We cannot and do not warrant your use of our site, or the operation or function of the our site, any component, feature, function, capability or offer or any products, software or services, will be uninterrupted or error free, or that defects or malfunctions will be corrected or that the site is free of viruses or other harmful elements.

Your use of our site is solely and fully at your own risk and you assume full responsibility for all costs and expenses associated with servicing and/or repair in any way connected or arising from attempted, alleged or actual use or access of our site. We make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness and accuracy of the our site. OUR SITE AND THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Limitation of Liability
In no event shall we or our officers, directors, partners, owners, agents, contractors, representatives be liable to you or anyone else for any indirect, punitive, incidental, special or 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 our Web site, this Agreement, the use or performance of our Web site, the delay or inability to use our Web site, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any events, information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through the our Web site, or otherwise arising out of the use of our Web site, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if we or any other party may have been advised of the possibility of damages.

If you are dissatisfied with any portion of our Web site, or with any part of this Agreement or your transactions with us, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using our Web site. This sole and exclusive remedy is separate and independent of any other provision that limits our liability or your remedies under this Agreement.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Williams Selyem, its affiliates, employees, officers, and agents (“Williams Selyem Parties”) harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs, investigations, liabilities, judgments, fines, penalties, settlements, interest and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) that directly or indirectly arise from or are related to any claim, suit, action, demand, or proceeding made or brought against any Williams Selyem Party, or on account of the investigation, defense, or settlement thereof, arising out of or in connection with, whether occurring heretofore or hereafter: (i) any content you post or upload on the site; (ii) your use of the site and your activities in connection with the site; (iii) your breach or alleged breach of these Terms or any Additional Terms; (iv) your violation or alleged violation of any laws, rules, regulations, codes, statutes, ordinances or orders of any governmental or quasi-governmental authorities in connection with your use of the site or your activities in connection with the site; (v) information or material transmitted through your device used to access the site, even if not submitted by you, that infringes, violates or misappropriates any copyright, trademark, trade secret, trade dress, patent, publicity, privacy, or other right of any person or entity; (vi) any misrepresentation made by you; and (vii) Williams Selyem Parties’ use of the information that you submit to us (all of the foregoing, “Claims and Losses”). You will cooperate as fully required by Williams Selyem Parties in the defense of any Claim and Losses. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Williams Selyem Parties retain the exclusive right to settle, compromise and pay any and all Claims and Losses. Williams Selyem Parties reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any Claims and Losses. You will not settle any Claims and Losses without, in each instance, the prior written consent of an officer of a Williams Selyem Party.

Privacy Policy
Your use of our Web site is also subject to our Privacy Policy.

Validating Your Order
After you place an order using our shopping cart, we will check the information you give us for validity and compliance with state laws and regulations, by verifying your method of payment or shipping address. We reserve the right to reject any order you place with us, and/or to limit quantities on any order, without giving any reason. If we reject your order, we will attempt to notify you using the e-mail address you have given us with the order. If we reject an order we will process a refund if the charge has been made against your card.

Order Acceptance/Confirmation
Your receipt of an electronic or other form of order confirmation does not signify our acceptance of your order, nor does it constitute confirmation of our offer to sell. The Williams Selyem Web site reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order to accept or decline your order for any reason.

Return Policy
All sales made through our Web site are subject to our return policy. For a complete description and explanation of our return policy, please see the section about Returns in our Customer Service section.

Order Limitations
We reserve the right to reject any order you place with us and/or or to limit quantities in any order, without giving any reason or for no reason, if we determine it is in our best interests to do so. If we reject your order or reduce the quantities of any items in your order, we will attempt to notify you using the e-mail and/or billing address you gave us when you placed the order.

Order Limitations/Limited Quantities
We may, at our own discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. We also reserve the right to reject any order you place with us. These restrictions may include orders placed by the same Web site account, the same credit card, and orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event we make a change to an order, we will attempt to notify you by contacting the e-mail and/or billing address provided at the time the order was made. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit sales to dealers.

Shipping
All orders placed on our site are subject to product availability and will be shipped according to our shipping policies. In the event your order never arrives, notification of lost items must be received within 60 days from receipt of the shipping confirmation e-mail. Please review the Shipping Information portion of our Customer Service section for additional information on shipping times, rates and policies.

Errors on Our Site
Prices and availability of products and services are subject to change without notice. Errors will be corrected where discovered and we have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for products and/or services listed at an incorrect price, rebate or refund or other promotional offer or containing any incorrect information or typographical errors. We have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders, whether or not the order has been confirmed and/or your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is canceled, we shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the charge. Individual bank policies will dictate when this amount is credited to your account.

 

Mobile

WilliamsSelyem.com may offer areas and features which are accessible via a mobile device, like a smartphone. These features and areas may include the ability to upload content, make purchases, determine your location, and other similar activities. Note that standard messaging, data, and other fees may be charged by your carrier to engage in any activities which are available on your mobile device. If you have questions about these issues, please contact your carrier as We have no control, and are not responsible for such charges.

You agree that for the functions or services which are part of your registration with WilliamsSelyem.com, We may send communications to your mobile device regarding the functions or services you have registered to be able to use on WilliamsSelyem.com. You also agree that we may collect information related to your mobile device associated with your use of the features and areas which are accessible by your mobile device.

 

Termination of Use
We may terminate your WilliamsSelyem.com Account with or without cause at any time effective immediately. You are personally liable for any orders that you place or charges that you incur prior to termination. We reserve the right to change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspects of the Us Web site at any time without prior notice.

 

Force Majeure
We shall be excused from performance under this Terms of Service if we fail or are prevented, forbidden or delayed from performing by reason of: (a) any provision of any present or future law or regulation or order of any court, the United States of America, or any State or local government body, (b) any act or omission of a third party, or (c) any act, emergency condition, war, computer or telecommunications failure or other circumstance beyond our control.

 

General Provisions
You agree that we and our agents, representatives, contractors, suppliers and others working on our behalf, may make improvements and/or changes in the Content on the our sites, and all features, functions and/or services may change at any time without notice and without liability of any kind. You are responsible for compliance with applicable laws and regulations that apply to you, keeping in mind that access to our site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. Even if we don’t exercise some right or enforce some provision at any particular time, that doesn’t mean we have waived that or any other right in any way. If any provision of our Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, then such provision shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties, with all other provisions remaining in full force and effect. These Terms of Service, along with the our Privacy Policy and any other terms, conditions or provisions specifically referred to herein, comprises the entire agreement between you and us regarding the subject matter and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous negotiations, discussions or agreements, if any, between the parties with respect to same. These Terms of Service and our Agreement with you, is personal to you and you may not transfer, assign, or delegate any of them to anyone without our express written permission and any attempt to do so without prior written permission, will be void ab initio. These Terms of Service will inure to the benefit of our successors, assignees, and licensees. The headings are included for reference only and have no effect on the meaning of any provision. California law and controlling U.S. federal law, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions of any jurisdiction, will govern any action related to these Terms of Service and our Agreement with you. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in Napa County, in the State of California, for the resolution of all disputes arising from or related to these Terms of Service, our Agreement with you and/or your use of the Site.

 

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: October  2015

 

We here at William Selyem Winery know that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. This privacy policy lets you know what information we collect, how we may share that information, and your choices regarding the sharing of your information.

 

How To Contact Us
If you have questions about Williams Selyem Winery’s Privacy Policy, contact us by:

E-mail:               admin@williamsselyem.com

Phone:               (707)433-6425

Mail:                   7227 Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

 

Privacy Policy Contents

  • Our Privacy Commitment to Our Customers
  • Acceptance of and Changes to this Privacy Statement
  • Information Collection and Use
  • Cookies & Clickstream Technology
  • Updating Your Personal Information
  • Account Registration
  • Security of Your Personal Information
  • Disclosure of Personal Information
  • Information from Third Parties
  • Children’s and Minor’s Privacy
  • California Privacy Rights

 

OUR PRIVACY COMMITMENT TO OUR CUSTOMERS

We value the relationship we have with our customers and are committed to responsible information-handling practices. We take great care in safeguarding your personal information and in complying with all applicable federal and state privacy laws and our own internal standards and best practices.
ACCEPTANCE OF AND CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

As Williams Selyem continues to improve the services, products and the features we provide, this policy is subject to change. We may amend this policy at any time by posting the amended policy on our site.

By using the Williams Selyem site and services, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree or are not comfortable with any policy described in this Privacy Statement, your only remedy is to discontinue use of the Williams Selyem site. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time. Your continued use of any portion of the Williams Selyem site following notification or posting of such changes, will constitute your acceptance of those changes. If you have questions or concerns about our specific policies, please send an e-mail to admin@williamsselyem.com.
INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USE

We collect, use and disclose your Personal Information (including individuals associated with you, all of whom are referred to as “you” in this Privacy Policy) in its normal course of business for the following purposes:

 

  • Providing you with wine (of course), products, and services offered on our site which you are interested in;
  • Establishing and maintaining communications with you;
  • Where you have requested information from us or one of our partners, assisting in the response to your request for information;
  • Responding to your inquiries about purchases, accounts and other services;
  • Marketing our, and our affiliates and partner’s, goods and services to you;
  • Processing transactions through service providers;
  • Meeting legal, security, processing and regulatory requirements;
  • Protecting against fraud, suspicious or other illegal activities; and
  • Compiling statistics for analysis of our sites and our business.

 

We will not sell, share or rent this information to others in any way that varies from what is disclosed in this statement. Williams Selyem collects information from our users at several different areas on our site. You may receive information regarding new features, services and special offers we think you’ll find valuable. You may also access the personal information you have submitted to Williams Selyem by selecting “My Account” and editing the information as it exists in our system currently. You are also able to access your information in order to update or delete it by sending us an e-mail at admin@williamsselyem.com.

 

COOKIES & CLICKSTREAM TECHNOLOGY 

As you navigate the Site, we may also collect information through the use of commonly-used information-gathering tools, such as cookies and web beacons (collectively “Website Navigational Information”). Website Navigational Information includes standard information from your web browser (such as browser type and browser language), your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, and the actions you take on the Site (such as the web pages viewed and the links clicked).

  • Cookies

Like many companies, we may use cookies on this Site. Cookies are pieces of information shared between your web browser and a website.  Use of cookies enables a faster and easier experience for the user. A cookie cannot read data off your computer’s hard drive.

There are different kinds of cookies with different functions:

(i)            Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session. They are automatically deleted when the browser is closed.  They usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page. They do not collect any information from your computer.

(ii)           Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is one stored as a file on your computer, and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again.

(iii)          First-party cookies: the function of this type of cookie is to retain your preferences for a particular website for the entity that owns that website. They are stored and sent between Williams Selyem’s servers and your computer’s hard drive. They are not used for anything other than for personalization as set by you. These cookies may be either Session or Persistent cookies.

(iv)          Third-party cookies: the function of this type of cookie is to retain your interaction with a particular website for an entity that does not own that website. They are stored and sent between the Third-party’s server and your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are usually Persistent cookies.

We do use third-party cookies on our Sites, as well as third party provided web beacons (please see the section on Web Beacons below). These cookies are used by us and our marketing partners to better understand your preferences and to tailor your experience on the site to your interests.

This Site does use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.  Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage for Williams Selyem and its affiliates.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

The major browsers have attempted to implement the draft “Do Not Track” (“DNT”) standard of the World Wide Web Consortium (“W3C”) in their latest releases. As this standard has not been finalized, Williams Selyem’s Site is not compatible with DNT.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

Where strictly necessary

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, such as obtaining a quote or logging into your account, cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.

Performance

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.  They also allow us to record and count the number of visitors to the Site, all of which enables us to see how visitors use the Site in order to improve the way that our Site works.  These cookies do not collect information that identifies a person, as all information these cookies collect is anonymous and is used to improve how our Site works.

Functionality

These cookies allow our Site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced features. For instance, the Site needs to remember your log in details, so that you do not have to repeatedly sign in to your account when using a particular device to access our Site. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, font and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on an article. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymized. They do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remember where you have been on the internet.

Please consult your web browser’s ‘Help’ documentation or visit aboutcookies.org. for more information about how to turn cookies on and off for your browser.

  • Web Beacons

The Site also uses web beacons (including web beacons supplied or provided by third parties) alone or in conjunction with cookies to compile information about users’ usage of the Site and interaction with e-mails from Williams Selyem. Web beacons are clear electronic images that can recognize certain types of information on your computer, such as cookies, when you viewed a particular Site tied to the web beacon, and a description of a Site tied to the web beacon. We use web beacons to operate and improve the Sites and e-mail communications.   We may use information from web beacons in combination with other data we have about our clients to provide you with information about Williams Selyem and our services.  We will conduct this review on an anonymous basis.

  • IP Addresses

When you visit our Sites, Williams Selyem collects your Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses to track and aggregate non-Personal Information. For example, Williams Selyem uses IP addresses to monitor the regions from which users navigate the Sites.  IP addresses will be stored in such a way so that you cannot be identified from the IP address. In addition, Williams Selyem uses yor IP address to get an approximate location so we can find a store closest to you. We do this for both your convenience, as well as for legal compliance reasons.

 

UPDATING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Williams Selyem wants your personal information to be accurate and complete. We provide several different methods for you to update your personal information. To update your name, address, phone number and/or e-mail information:

 

Login to My Account on WilliamsSelyem.com to update your personal account information (if you’ve created an account on WilliamsSelyem.com)
Contact us via the phone or mail address noted at the beginning of this Policy

If you send an e-mail or letter request, please be sure to include your current information and the requested changes.

 

E-MAIL & ACCOUNT REGISTRATION

During registration on the Web site, we collect an e-mail address to communicate with you about your transaction. We use this e-mail address to contact you if there are any issues and to notify you about the status of your order. If you do not want this retained for future promotional e-mail inclusion, we provide you the ability to opt-out.

We may use your personal information for purposes other than sending you promotional materials. For example, we may use your information to send you administrative communications about any account you may have with us or about future changes to this Privacy Policy. If at any time you should wish to unsubscribe, please click on the “unsubscribe” link in any e-mail from us or send an e-mail to admin@williamsselyem.com.

When you register as a member of the Williams Selyem Web site or sign up to receive our e-mail offers, we collect information that helps us identify you. The more information you provide, the better we can customize our services and your experience to suit your needs and preferences.

 

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use reasonable security measures to protect the confidentiality of personal information under our control and appropriately limit access to it. Williams Selyem cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us by e-mail, and you do so at your own risk.

The Williams Selyem Web site uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption technology to protect your personal information during data transport, including your name, address and credit card number. On a secure page such as our order form, the lock icon on your Web browser switches to locked, as opposed to unlocked mode, and back to open mode when you are just browsing.

When you create an account on Williams Selyem.com you are required to establish a password. To maximize your level of protection, you should choose at least 6-20 characters, using a combination of both letters and numbers. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password and account information. You have the ability to purchase on our site without creating an account; however, you will need to reenter your personal information each time you use our site in order to make a purchase.

 

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We do not disclose any Personal Information about you to any third parties except as stated in this Privacy Policy, as otherwise permitted by law, or authorized by you.

Purchasing

Third parties to whom we disclose information are required by law and contractual undertakings to keep your Personal Information confidential and secure, and to use and disclose it for purposes that a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances, in compliance with all applicable legislation, which purposes are as follows:

  • To complete transactions authorized by you;
  • To partners who offer products or services via our site so they can transact with you;
  • To notify you or allow our affiliated companies to notify you of certain products or services offered by our affiliated companies;
  • For legal, claims settlement and valuation services;
  • To process transactions through data processing service providers;
  • If the information is a credit card number, to process credit card payments—through third party payment processing, clearing and settlement systems in association with various banks; and

 

If these third parties wish to use your Personal Information for any other purpose, they will have a legal obligation to notify you of this and, where required, to obtain your consent.  Contact us at admin@williamsselyem.com for more information on these third parties.

Co-Branded Areas

Some areas in our site may be offered to you in association with affiliated third parties, such as co-promotional partners, dedicated producers of drinks, or co-sponsors of events you may want to attend. Such co-branded areas may require you to disclose Personal Information to the third party. The co-branded areas will identify the third party, however, the third party’s privacy policy will apply to how they treat your Personal Information. We recommend you review the privacy policy of these third parties.  If you elect to register for events or products with these third parties you will be providing your Personal Information to both us, and the third party.

Service Providers

We use third-party service providers to enhance your shopping experience on our Web site including, but not limited to, providing shipping services, tax services and product recommendations. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, e-mail address or telephone number) about your visits to this Web site in order to provide personalized recommendations and advertisements about our goods and services on our Web site as well as when you visit other Web sites. Because service providers we use may be located in the United States, your Personal Information may be processed and stored inside the United States; and the U.S. government, courts, or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain disclosure of your Personal Information under US laws.

Social Media, Reviews, and User Generated Content

Any personally identifiable information you submit on a social media Web site, such as Facebook or Twitter, bulletin board, blog, chat room, comment about a product, or any other public forum on this Web site can be read, collected or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We recommend that you do not provide your name, e-mail address or any other personal information in public forums on this Site. Please note that if you choose to do so, it is at your own risk and you accept full responsibility for those posts and any consequences that may arise from posting this information.

Business Transactions

As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy assets. In such transactions, user information, including Personal Information, generally is one of the transferred business assets. Also, if either Williams Selyem itself or substantially all of Williams Selyem assets were acquired, your Personal Information may be one of the transferred assets. Therefore, we may disclose and/or transfer your Personal Information to a third party purchaser in these circumstances

Other Legally Required Disclosures

Williams Selyem preserves the right to disclose without your prior permission any Personal Information about you or your use of this Site if Williams Selyem has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) protect and defend the rights, property or safety of Williams Selyem, employees, other users of this Site, or the public; (b) enforce the terms and conditions that apply to use of this Site; (c) as required by a legally valid request from a competent governmental authority; or (d) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third-parties. We may also disclose Personal Information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request

In this Privacy Policy, the purposes identified above and in “Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information” will be referred to as the “Identified Purposes.”

 

INFORMATION FROM THIRD PARTIES

Williams Selyem obtains consumer information from third party providers in order to improve the accuracy of our customer database, increase our understanding of our customers or to identify potential customers. For example, we get updated addresses from the National Change of Address (NCOA) service to ensure we have the correct contact information for our customers.

The third parties with whom we conduct business are authorized to use your information only to perform the service for which they are hired. They are required to abide by the terms of our Privacy Policy including taking reasonable measures to ensure your personal information is secure. We may also share aggregated data with third parties for analysis and research purposes. This data does not contain name, address or other personally identifiable information.

 

CHILDREN’S AND MINOR’S PRIVACY

Williams Selyem’s Web site is intended for adults 21 years of age and older. We do not knowingly collect personal information from minors under the age of 21. However, if the parent or guardian of a child or minor under 21 believes that the child or minor has provided us with personally identifiable information, the parent or guardian of that child should contact us at admin@williamsselyem.com if they want this information deleted from our files.

 

CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS

Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of California have the right to request from a business, with whom the California resident has an established business relationship, certain information with respect to the types of personal information the business shares with third parties for direct marketing purposes by such third party and the identities of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year.

To request a copy of the information disclosure provided by Williams Selyem pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, please contact admin@williamsselyem.com.

 

PROPOSITION 65 WARNING

Proposition 65 (Prop 65) is a state ballot initiative intended to protect California citizens and the state’s drinking water sources from chemicals known to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm, and to inform citizens about exposures to such chemicals. OEHHA is the state agency that identifies and lists chemicals for which a warning is required. Alcohol has been on the Prop 65 list for decades. For alcohol beverages, including, without limitation, beer, malt beverages, wine and distilled spirits, OEHHA requires this warning:

WARNING: Drinking Distilled Spirits, Beer, Coolers, Wine and Other Alcoholic Beverages May Increase Cancer Risk, and, During Pregnancy, Can Cause Birth Defects.

 

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