Any use by you of The Balvenie Connoisseurs of Craft website at http://www.connoisseursofcraft.com/ (Website) is conditional upon your acceptance of these Terms & Conditions, including our Privacy Statement. The following Terms and Conditions apply to users, viewers and all people who access this Website. This Website is operated by William Grant & Sons Limited (Company). William Grant & Sons Limited is a company registered in Scotland with company number 131772, VAT No: 554690029, and registered office at The Balvine Distillery, Balvenie Maltings, Dufftown, Scotland, AB55 4BB, and is a member of the William Grant & Sons Group of companies (WGS Group), the parent company of which is William Grant & Sons Holdings Limited. Please read these terms carefully before using the Website. Using the Website indicates that you accept these terms. If you do not accept these terms, do not use the Website.
Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on the Website associated with the Company and the Balvenie brand (Material) including without limitation trademarks, designs, logos, text, images, audio and video materials and bottle designs, are owned or licensed by the Company. Any other product names and images used in this Website are for identification purposes only. All trademarks and registered trademarks included in such product names and images are the property of their respective owners. Material from this site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed, commercially exploited or adapted in any way without the prior written consent of the Company. Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms & Conditions are reserved.
The Company shall not be liable if for any reason the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily or permanently without notice. Without prejudice to Clause 8, the Company reserves the right to suspend, terminate or restrict access to the Website if these Terms & Conditions are breached. You shall keep any passwords and usernames allocated to you confidential and the Company reserves the right to suspend or terminate the username and password if the Company suspects non-compliance by you with these Terms & Conditions. You may use the Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use the Website:
You agree not to submit any contribution that is not original to you or otherwise infringes the rights of, or that restricts or inhibits the use and enjoyment of this Website by, any third party. Your use and submission must not be unlawful, nor may it harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person and will not contain obscene or offensive content or disrupt the normal flow of dialogue within this Website. You will not, nor will you encourage any other party, to make any statement or introduce any contribution which includes (without limitation):
You agree to indemnify the Company against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by the Company as a result of a breach or suspected breach by you of any of these Terms & Conditions or the rights of any third party or any violation by you of any law. Although we ask all Website users to adhere to these Terms & Conditions, you acknowledge that other users may submit material that you consider offensive or objectionable. The Company assumes no responsibility or liability for the individual user content submitted to the Website and such submissions do not represent the views of the Company. In contributing to our Website you agree to grant us a royalty-free, non-exclusive licence to publish and otherwise use the material in any way that we want, and in any media worldwide.
Links to and framing of third party websites on the Website is provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you may leave the Website. The Company has made every attempt to review all of these third party websites and to get their permission before using them. The Company does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. The Company therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them; if you decide to access any of the third party websites within the Website or link to them externally, you do so entirely at your own risk.
While the Company endeavours to ensure that the information on the Website is correct, the Company does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the material on the Website. The Company may make changes to the material on the Website, or to the products and prices described in it, at any time without notice. The material on the Website may be out of date, and the Company makes no commitment to update such material. To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Company provides you with the Website on the basis that the Company excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law).
Subject to Clause 22, the Company, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Website), and any of the Company’s group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with the Website in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Website, any websites linked to the Website or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or your downloading of any material from the Website or any websites linked to the Website.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall limit the Company’s liability for:
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Singapore. Disputes arising in connection with these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts although the Company retains the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these Terms and Conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.