Last updated: March 22, 2020
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Joseph Richard Group Investments and Glass House Estate Winery, which include different brands, (“we”, “us” or “our”) want you to have the best possible experience when you interact with us online.
Legal drinking age notice
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Without in any way waiving any of the foregoing rights, you may download one copy of the material on this Platform for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you do not delete, obstruct or change any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notices.
You also have the limited ability to “share” content through a linked social media platform where such functionality is expressly provided by us in the Platform through a “share” button or menu item, provided, however, that you hereby acknowledge and agree that all “sharing” of content shall in no way limit our ownership of copyright and all other intellectual property in this Platform and/or effect the general limitations on your use of our content.
You hereby agree that modification, reposting or use of any content on this Platform in any other manner whatsoever and for any other purpose violates our legal and intellectual property rights.
Our name, logos and trademarks
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To access and use our Platform, you may be required to create an account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. We reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders.
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- commit any criminal or quasi-criminal offence including, without limitation, any pornography, hate, assault, or economic crime whatsoever;
- defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others;
- publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
- infringe, contravene, breach or otherwise interfere with or harm the rights of any other person including, without limitation, any contractual, personality, confidentiality, privacy, moral, statutory, common law or intellectual property rights;
- upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of a computer or mobile device;
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- falsify the origin or source of software, information or other material;
- advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward any surveys, contests, or chain letters; and
- download any file posted by another user that you know (or reasonably should know) cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
You acknowledge and agree that all Forums are public. You acknowledge that chats, comments, postings, conferences, social media integrations and other communications by other users are not monitored, screened, sanctioned, approved or endorsed by us, and shall not be considered as such.
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We are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, wireless connections, mobile or cloud services, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, or failure of email or other communication, or any combination of these or other factors.
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Release and indemnity for claims
YOU AGREE TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS US AND OUR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, SPONSORS, OFFICERS, CONSULTANTS, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND EMPLOYEES AGAINST AND FROM ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LIABILITIES, COSTS AND EXPENSES ASSERTED BY YOU AND/OR ANY THIRD PARTIES ALLEGING THAT THE PLATFORM INCLUDES OBSCENITY, LIBEL OR SLANDER, OR INFRINGES UPON ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR PRIVACY RIGHTS AS A RESULT OF THE USE OR MISUSE OF THE PLATFORM BY YOU AND/OR ANY THIRD PARTY.
YOU FURTHER CONFIRM THAT YOU ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED FROM KNOWINGLY DAMAGING OR INTERRUPTING THE SERVICES ON THE PLATFORM, PREVENTING OTHERS FROM USING IT, OR OBTAINING OR MODIFYING ANOTHER USER’S INFORMATION WITHOUT CONSENT.
SHOULD A CLAIM BE BROUGHT AGAINST US INVOLVING ALLEGATIONS OF ANY SUCH ACTIVITY ON YOUR PART, YOU AGREE TO FULLY INDEMNIFY US FOR ANY AND ALL COSTS, AWARDS, PENALTIES OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE CLAIM.
Applicable law, jurisdiction and dispute resolution
You acknowledge and agree that this Platform (including all transactions, contests, promotions or services offered or effected through it) and these contractual terms shall be construed and evaluated according to the laws of the Province of Ontario and the Federal laws of Canada applicable therein. You hereby agree and confirm that your use of this Platform and all of the communications, transmissions and transactions associated with it shall be deemed to occur in the Province of Ontario.
You hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario as the proper and most convenient forum for any dispute arising from your use of this Platform.
You acknowledge that any proceeding arising from your use of this Platform must be commenced in the City of Toronto in the Province of Ontario regardless of where you may be located and regardless of the application of any conflicts of law principles. If you use this website from another jurisdiction, you are responsible for your compliance with any and all applicable local laws.
English shall be the language of this Platform and all transactions occurring in connection with it. You waive any right to use and rely upon any other language or translations. Il est de la volonté express des parties que le présent Plateforme et tous les affairs qui s’y rapportent soient rédigés en langue anglaise, exception faite des documents pour lesquels la loi exige l’usage exclusif du français.
Last Updated: March 22, 2020.