Terms and conditions

LAST UPDATED 06/05/2014


These terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") govern your use of the wine portfolio services provided by Wine Owners Limited through wsj.com/wineportfolio and the other websites operated by us (the "Sites") from which you are accessing these Terms and Conditions (including the Sites, the "Services").

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our Services. By registering with WineOwners.com or otherwise using the Services, you agree to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our Services.

The Services are provided by Wine Owners Limited. We are registered in England and Wales under company number 07645873 and have our registered office at 63 Exeter Road, London, NW2 4SE.

These Terms and Conditions refer to the following additional policies, which also apply to your use of our Services:

  • our Privacy Policy, which sets out the terms on which we process any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using our Services, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate; and
  • our Platform Terms and Conditions for Trading, which set out additional terms relating to your use of the Services and on which we provide the "Platform services" to registered "private members" or "Trade members" (each as defined therein).

These Terms and Conditions, together with our Privacy Policy, Platform Terms and Conditions for Trading, constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and us concerning your use of our Services. You should print a copy of these Terms and Conditions for future reference or save a copy on your computer.

Updates to these terms and conditions

We may change these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Please take a look at the "Last Updated" legend at the top of this page to see when these Terms and Conditions were last revised. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions will become effective when we post the revised Terms and Conditions on our Sites. Your use of the Services following these changes means that you accept the revised Terms and Conditions.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please contact us by email at wsjwineportfolio@wineowners.com. Please note that email communications are not always secure; so please do not include sensitive information in your emails to us.

Your use of the Services

You agree that your use of the Service is for personal noncommercial use only.

No reliance on information

We do not guarantee that our Services, or any content on them, are free from errors or omissions. The content on our Services is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Services, or any content on them, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Services is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Availability of our Services

We do not guarantee that our Services, or any content on them, will always be available or uninterrupted. Access to our Services is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our Services without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our Services are unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our Services. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our Services through your internet connection are aware of these Terms and Conditions and other applicable policies, and that such persons comply with them.

You may download information inputted by you to the Services that relate to your wines at any time. You may ask us to provide a copy of such information by contacting us at wsjwineportfolio@wineowners.com

Limitation of our liability

The following shall apply in respect of our liability to all other users of our Services:

  • Nothing in these Terms and Conditions excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by law.
  • To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our Services or any content on them, whether express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties, conditions or other terms of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose or reasonable care and skill.
  • We will not be liable for any loss or damage in relation to the use of our Services or their content, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, arising (a) under or in connection with the use of, or inability to use, our Services; or (b) use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Services, for:
    1. loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
    2. business interruption;
    3. loss of anticipated savings;
    4. loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
    5. any indirect, consequential or special loss or damage,
    in each case, even if foreseeable and even if we have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage and howsoever incurred.
  • We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Services or to your downloading of any content on them, or on any website linked to them.

Force majeure

Your use of the Services are at your own risk. We shall not be liable to you or in breach of these Terms and Conditions for any delay or failure to perform any obligation if the delay or failure is due to a cause beyond our reasonable control including, without limitation, the blocking or restricting of information to and/or from our network.

Applicable law

These Terms and Conditions, their subject matter and formation (including, without limitation, any dispute relating to the existence, validity or termination of these terms of use or any contractual or non-contractual obligation) are governed by, and construed in accordance with English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales, unless you are resident in another part of the United Kingdom, in which case the applicable law of that part of the United Kingdom will apply and any dispute will be brought before the courts there.

Small print

Either of us may terminate these Terms and Conditions at any time. You may not transfer any of your rights or delegate any of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions without our prior written consent.

If we fail to enforce any provision of these Terms and Conditions, that failure will not preclude us from enforcing either that provision (or any similar provision) on a later occasion.

You expressly agree that Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and its affiliates are sole third party beneficiaries of these Terms and Conditions.

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