www.sommelier.com.hk and the Sommelier mobile apps and served by
Sommelier Company Limited and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.
Any reference in this policy to "website" shall reference to www.sommelier.com.hk and the Sommelier mobile apps.
The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners.
Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
Cookies are small files saved to the user's computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website.
This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary
steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts.
Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk.
Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use.
Every effort has been made to ensure safe and secure forms to submit your personal information.
We will only use your personal information for the purposes we clearly state at the point at which you provide it to us – for example, when you register for one of our events,
submit an enquiry, subscribe to our newsletter, or order any of our products or services.
We will only share your personal information with our employees, contractors, agents or professional advisors where it is necessary in order to fulfil a valid,
stated purpose, as above. Each and every marketing message we send you, whatever medium, will also include an appropriate and easy way for you to opt out of
receiving further communications of that type.
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email.
Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include;
the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity [this is by no far a comprehensive list].
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.
Subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the header or footer of each email campaign.
If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links
mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.)
The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts.
Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications
caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are governed by the terms and conditions
as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details.
Neither this website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive
details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question.
Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track
and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages.
By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses]. Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls
published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms
are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
Terms & Conditions
Sommelier.com.hk is owned and operated by
Sommelier Company Limited.
Any reference in this term of use to
sommelier.com.hk shall reference to
Sommelier Company Limited and their respective employees and agents.
The following trademarks and service marks belong to
Sommelier Company Limited or its affiliates and all rights in them are reserved. Graphics, logos, service marks and trademarks of
Sommelier Company Limited and its affiliates may not be used without the prior written consent of
Sommelier Company Limited or its affiliates. All other trademarks, product names, company names and logos appearing on
sommelier.com.hk are the property of the respective owners.
All content on our site, including design, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, software and audio clips;
any improvements or modifications to such content; any derivative works thereof; the collection, arrangement and assembly of all content appearing on
sommelier.com.hk, are the exclusive property of
Sommelier Company Limited are protected by Hong Kong and international copyright and other applicable intellectual property laws.
Use of site
This site may currently only be used as a resource to enroll Wine related educational courses or to conduct on-line communications.
You may not distribute or commercially exploit the site or any part of its content (whether by reproduction, retransmission, dissemination, sale,
broadcast, circulation, republication, amendment, re-delivery or similar technology or otherwise).
Any use of the on-line communication features of this site may only be used for lawful purposes and you may not post or transmit any material which is objectionable
(whether harmful, threatening or otherwise);
Sommelier Company Limited reserves the right (but without the obligation or liability) to prohibit or remove any such material.
Indemnity and limitation of liability
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless
sommelier.com.hk from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs (including reasonable legal fees) arising from any breach of these
You further agree that
sommelier.com.hk shall not be held liable howsoever for your use of the site and you agree to waive all claims that you may have against
sommelier.com.hk for any loss or damages you may sustain in connection with your use of the site.
In the event that this disclaimer is unenforceable, the total liability of
sommelier.com.hk, if any, for losses or damages shall not exceed the fees you paid for the particular service or product upon which liability is based.
Links to other sites
sommelier.com.hk may make available a link to a third party's web site. These links will let you leave
sommelier.com.hk. The linked sites are not under
sommelier.com.hk control and
sommelier.com.hk is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Sommelier.com.hk is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site.
Sommelier.com.hk provides the links only as a convenience.
Sommelier.com.hk does not endorse the site or its use or contents.
Sommelier.com.hk may deliver notices to you by means of electronic mail, a general notice on
Sommelier.com.hk or by post.
You may give notice to
Sommelier.com.hk at any time by means of electronic mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to the following address:
Unit 301, Tower 1
9 Sheung Yuet Road
Modification of Terms
Full refund will be arranged only if the event / course is cancelled. In case of a course rescheduling, should you not be able to attend the rescheduled course a full refund will be provided as well.
You can request refund due to your own reason within 2 calendar days once the payment is made but 20% of the event / course fee will be charged as an administration fee.
Sommelier will process the refund within 30 calendar days of the day on which you requested it or the course is confirmed to be cancelled.
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