Use of the Site
To comply with licensing and other legislation, the Site is only available to those aged 18 years and over. By using the Site, you agree that you are aged 18 or over. If you are not, you must not use the Site. We will ask you to enter your date of birth before making any purchases.
You agree to use the Site only for lawful purposes and in a way which does not infringe the rights of anyone else or restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of the Site.
Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on the Site without notice.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your Internet connection are aware of these Terms and that they comply with them.
Some areas of the Site may require you to register an account with us in order to use the services or purchase products. By registering you agree that:
The personal information that you are required to provide when you register as a customer is true, accurate, current and complete in all respects.
You shall not impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or entity, including using another person's username, password or other account information.
If any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete or if we suspect that any information provided by you is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we reserve the right to terminate your use of the Site or your account.
Intellectual Property Rights
All present and future copyright, design rights, unregistered designs, database rights, registered and unregistered trade marks and any other present and future intellectual property rights and rights in the nature of intellectual property rights existing in and to the Site including content published on them such as text, graphics, logos, banners, images, buttons, underlying source code and software, are owned by us or the applicable licensor. Nothing in these Terms shall be construed as an assignment to you of any such intellectual property rights.
Any use (including copying, reproduction, duplication, transmission, or display of the content of this website, without our express written permission) for purposes other than the viewing of information or for ordering purposes, is strictly prohibited.
Permission is granted to electronically copy, and to print in hard copy, portions of the Site for the sole purpose of placing an order with us or using the Sites as a shopping resource.
We have taken all reasonable care in the preparation of the content of the Site. However, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we do not make any representations, warranties or terms of any kind in respect of the Site or its contents (including, without limitation, its accuracy or any views or comments made). Access to and use of the Site and content on the Site is entirely at your own risk. We accept no liability for viruses or other device contaminants. You are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards (such as installing appropriate anti-virus software) and firewalls before downloading content from the Site.
We expressly exclude, to the fullest extent permitted by law, all liability of Direct Wines Limited, its directors, employees and other representatives, howsoever arising, for any loss or damage suffered as a result of your (i) use of, or inability to use, the Site; or (ii) use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Site.
All content, text and graphics on the Site, unless specified, are directed solely at those who access the Sites from the United Kingdom (excluding the Channel Islands). We make no representation and will not be held liable for any use of the Site by individuals who access the Sites from other locations.
Information transmitted via the Site will pass over public telecommunication networks. We make no representation or warranty that the operation of the Site will be uninterrupted or error free and we will not be liable to you if for any reason the Site are unavailable at any time or for any period or if there are any errors.
The Site may include links to websites and/or services owned and/or operated by third parties. These are provided for your convenience only. We are not responsible for and do not give any warranties or make any representations regarding any such websites and/or services, their content or your use of them.
Nothing in this section shall affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, our liability for fraud, or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
This section does not affect your legal rights as a consumer in respect of any of our products or services (for example, if any of our products do not match the description given to them on the Sites). For more information about your legal rights, please contact your local Citizens Advice Service or Trading Standards Service.
We reserve the right to suspend your use of the Site at any time for operational, regulatory, legal or other reasons. We may terminate your use of the Site and/or your account with us with immediate effect if you breach any of these Terms.
Amendments to these Terms
We may update or amend these Terms from time to time to comply with law or to meet our changing business requirements by amending this page without notice to you. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes made. Such changes will be effective as soon as they are posted on the Site. By continuing to use the Site or purchasing products or services from us, you agree to be bound by the terms of these updates and amendments.
Other important terms
These Terms are governed by the laws of England and the English courts shall have jurisdiction over any disputes arising under or in relation to them and any contract made under them.
If any of these Terms are found to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the rest of the Terms remain in full force and effect.
Only you and we are entitled to enforce these Terms. No third party is entitled to enforce any of these Terms, whether by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise.
We may freely transfer or assign any portion of our rights or delegate our obligations under these Terms. You are not entitled to transfer or assign, by operation of law or otherwise, any portion of your rights or delegate you obligations under these Terms without our prior written consent.