Terms and Conditions of Use
Acceptance of Terms
By providing your telephone number, you are providing express written consent to receive communications from TFE (including its affiliates, agents, and service providers for the purposes of defined above) for any purpose, including but not limited to, marketing various benefits or services from both TFE and companies we have joint marketing agreements with. Additionally, you agree to receive communications from TFE regarding any service, and any information you may have obtained via your use of the App. You agree that these communications include, but are not limited to, the use of an Automated Telephone Dialing System, prerecorded and/or artificial voice, SMS, MMS, text, fax, email, or other similar means — regardless of whether your phone number is registered on a state or federal Do Not Call list. You agree that TFE is not responsible for any charges to you regarding these communications. Standard voice and data rates may apply. Further, you understand that you do not need to provide this consent to call as a condition to receive any good or service, in which case you will not provide your phone number.
To use this Website, you must be of legal age to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages. If you are not of legal drinking age, please exit this Website immediately. In accessing and using the Website, you represent and warrant that (a) all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information; (c) you are 21 years of age or older; and (d) your use of the Website does not violate any applicable law or regulation.
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 US 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.
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. Your credit or debit card will normally not be charged if we reject an order, but we will process a refund if the charge has been made against your card.
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. TFE reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order to accept or decline your order for any reason.
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.
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.
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.
Our Website 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 the Website, We may send communications to your mobile device regarding the functions or services you have registered to be able to use on sutterhome.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.
Rights to Content and Intellectual Property
Permitted and Prohibited Uses of the Website
The content and information posted on this Website are provided as information to interested persons and may be used for your personal informational and educational purposes only. Modification or use of the materials for any other purpose may violate our (or a third party’s) intellectual property rights. This Website is not intended for your commercial use.
You agree not to use the Website for illegal purposes (including, without limitation, unlawful, harassing, libelous, invasion of another’s privacy, abusive, threatening or obscene purposes) and you agree that you will comply with all laws, rules and regulations related to your use of the Website.
You agree not to do any of the following while using this Website 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 Website or the Website’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 Website or any of our other sites, unless permitted in writing by TFE.
Appropriate legal action will be taken for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website. Some examples of unauthorized or illegal use of this Website include, but are not limited to: (i) collecting usernames and/or email addresses of Users for the purpose of sending unsolicited email; (ii) the unauthorized framing by you of the Website; (iii) criminal or tortious activity, including fraud, spamming, spimming, sending of viruses or other harmful files, copyright infringement, patent infringement, or theft of trade secrets; (iv) interfering with, disrupting, or creating an undue burden on the Website or the networks or services connected to the Website; (v) attempting to impersonate another User or person; (vi) using the account, Username, or password of another User, as applicable, at any time or disclosing your password, as applicable, to any third party or permitting any third party to access your account; (vii) displaying an advertisement, or accepting payment or anything of value from a third person in exchange for your performing any commercial activity on or through the Website on behalf of that person, such as placing commercial content on the Website; or (viii) using the Website in a manner inconsistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
Any unauthorized use immediately and automatically terminates your right to use this Website and may subject you to legal liability.
Links to Third Party Sites
The Website may now or in the future permit a User to post content to the Website. You are solely responsible for any content, photos, artwork, videos, text, graphics, articles and other information you upload, post, display or otherwise provide to the Website (“User Content”). You represent and warrant that: (i) you own the User Content posted by you on the Website or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth herein; (ii) your User Content does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, intellectual property rights, or any other rights of any person; and (iii) the posting of User Content on the Website does not result in a breach of any contract between you and a third party. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees and other monies owing to any person by reason of any User Content you post on the Website.
By using the Website, or tools or applications for communicating, posting or creating content, you agree to post material that is proper and related to the forum presented by the particular area of the Website.
Commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed by us without notice and may result in termination of privileges. The following is a partial list of additional types of User Content that is illegal or prohibited to post on or through the Website. Prohibited User Content includes, but is not limited to, User Content that: (i) is patently offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; (ii) harasses or advocates harassment of another person; (iii) exploits people in a sexual or violent manner; (iv) contains offensive subject matter; (v) solicits personal information from anyone; (vi) provides any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names, URLs or email addresses; (vii) promotes information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous; (viii) includes or promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work; (ix) furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities; (ix) solicits passwords from Users or personal identifying information from other Users; or (xiii) includes a photograph of another person that you have posted without that person’s consent. Prohibited User Content may be removed by us without notice and your posting of such content may result in termination of privileges.
We do not claim any ownership rights in the User Content that you post to the Website. After posting your User Content to the Website, you continue to retain all ownership rights in such User Content, and you continue to have the right to use your User Content in any way you choose. By supplying User Content to any area of the Website, you automatically grant to us for purposes of maintaining the Website, making User Content available, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to so grant, an irrevocable, transferable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully paid up, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, reproduce, display, edit, modify and distribute such information and User Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such User Content, and to grant and authorize sub-licensees of the foregoing. Additionally, we shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such User Content for any purpose whatsoever, including without limitation, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services which incorporate such User Content.
Termination of Access
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users of the Website. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users.
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE CONTENT AND INFORMATION POSTED ON THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY REQUIRED BY LAW, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE’S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITE LINKED TO FROM THE SITE. WE DISCLAIM AND EXCLUDE ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES AS TO MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE WEBSITE TO THE BROADEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE TIMELINESS, ACCURACY, QUALITY, COMPLETENESS OR EXISTENCE OF THE CONTENT AND INFORMATION POSTED ON THE WEBSITE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, FOR TECHNICAL ACCESSIBILITY, FITNESS OR FLAWLESSNESS OF THE WEBSITE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS THAT YOUR USE OF CONTENT AND INFORMATION POSTED ON THIS WEBSITE WILL NOT INFRINGE RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ANY SOFTWARE MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE IS COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR COMPUTOR OR FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO THE SITE.
If you download any content from the Website, we will not be responsible in any way for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such content.
Limitation on Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE, OUR SUBSIDIARIES, AND AFFILIATES, AND EACH OF OUR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND EMPLOYEES, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT DAMAGES, WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY WHATSOEVER, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR YOUR LINKS TO OTHER SITES FROM THIS WEBSITE.
Notice and Procedure for Making U.S. Claims of Copyright Infringement
We are committed to complying with copyright and related laws, and we require all Users of the Website to comply with these laws. Accordingly, you may not store any material or content on, or disseminate any material or content over, the Website in any manner that constitutes an infringement of third party intellectual property rights, including rights granted by copyright law. You may not post, modify, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information belonging to others without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is our policy to terminate privileges of any User who repeatedly infringes the copyright rights of others upon receipt of proper notification to us by the copyright owner or the copyright owner’s legal agent.
Owners of copyrighted works who believe that their rights under copyright law have been infringed may take advantage of certain provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) to report alleged infringements. If you feel that a posted message is objectionable or infringing, we encourage you to contact us immediately. Upon our receipt of a proper notice of claimed infringement under the DCMA, we will respond expeditiously to remove, or disable access to, the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the Content in issue. Our designated agent (i.e., the proper party) to whom you should address such notice is listed below.
If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our designated agent with the following information:
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website;
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law; and
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information contained in your report is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.
Our designated agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:
By Mail: PO Box 248, St. Helena, CA 94574
Attn: Legal Dept
By E-Mail: [email protected]
Subject line: DMCA
We may give you notice of certain events from time to time and may be required by state or federal law to notify you of certain events. You hereby acknowledge and consent that such notices will be effective upon our posting them on the Website or (if we choose to do so in our sole discretion) delivering them to you through email if you have provided us with your accurate email address.
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