LAST UPDATED: August 11, 2020

SIP WINES PRIVACY POLICY

Sip Wines, Inc. (“​Sip Wines​,” “​we​,” or “​us​”) wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information. This Privacy Policy describes our practices in connection with information that we collect through our website at ​www.sipwines.com (the “​Website​”) and our social media pages and apps that we control from which you are accessing this Privacy Policy (collectively, our “​Social Media Pages​”). Collectively, we refer to our Website and our Social Media Pages as the “​Services​.”

PERSONAL INFORMATION

“​Personal Information​” is information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual. The Services collect Personal Information, including:

  • Name
  • Postal address (including billing and shipping addresses)
  • Telephone number
  • Email address

We use a third party payment service to process payments made through the Services. If you choose to make a payment through the Services, your payment-related data will be collected directly by the third party payment service rather than by us.

Use of Personal Information

We and our service providers may use Personal Information for the following purposes:

  • Providing the functionality of the Services and fulfilling your requests
    • To arrange access to your registered account and provide you with related customer service.
    • To respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests and transactions, when you contact us via one of our online contact forms or otherwise, for example, when you request information about our services.
    • To send administrative information to you, such as changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.
    • To allow you to send and receive messages through the Services if you choose to do so.
  • Providing you with our newsletter and/or other marketing materials
    • To send you marketing related emails, with information about our services, new products and other news about our company.
    • To facilitate social sharing functionality that you choose to use.
  • Analyzing Personal Information for business reporting and providing personalized services
    • To analyze or predict our users’ preferences in order to prepare aggregated trend reports on how our digital content is used, so we can improve our Services.
    • To better understand your interests and preferences, so that we can personalize our interactions with you and provide you with information and/or offers tailored to your interests.
  • Accomplishing our business purposes
    • For our business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, fraud monitoring and prevention, developing new products, improving or modifying our Services, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of promotional campaigns, and operating and expanding business activities.

If you disclose any Personal Information relating to other people to us or to our service providers in connection with the Services, you represent that you have the authority to do so and to permit us to use the information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Disclosure of Personal Information

We may disclose Personal Information:

  • To our third party service providers, to facilitate services they provide to us, such as website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, order fulfillment, information technology and related infrastructure provision, customer service, email delivery, auditing, and other services.
  • To our partner wineries, to enable them to fulfill your order and communicate with you when you choose to purchase products from them.
  • By using the Services, you may elect to disclose Personal Information.
    • On message boards, chat, blogs, and other services to which you are able to post information and content (including, without limitation, our Social Media Pages). Please note that any information you post or disclose through these services will become public and may be available to other users and the general public.

Other Uses and Disclosures

We also use and disclose your Personal Information as necessary or appropriate, in particular when we have a legal obligation or legitimate interest to do so:

  • To comply with applicable law and regulations;
  • To cooperate with public and government authorities, including law enforcement;
  • To enforce our terms and conditions;
  • To protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and that of you or others; and
  • In the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets, or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

OTHER INFORMATION

“​Other Information​” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an identifiable individual. The Services collect Other Information such as:

  • Browser and device information
  • Information collected through cookies, pixel tags and other technologies
  • Demographic and other information provided by you that does not reveal your specific identity
  • Information that has been aggregated in a manner such that it no longer reveals your specific identity

Collection of Other Information

We and our service providers may collect Other Information in a variety of ways, including:

  • Your browser or device
    • Certain information is collected by most browsers or automatically through your device, such as your Media Access Control (MAC) address, computer type (Windows or Mac), screen resolution, operating system name and version, device manufacturer and model, language, and Internet browser type and version. We use this information to ensure that the Services function properly.
  • Cookies
    • Cookies are pieces of information stored directly on the computer that you are using. Cookies allow us to collect information such as browser type, time spent on the Services, pages visited, language preferences, and other traffic data. We and our service providers use the information for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display information more effectively, and to personalize your experience. We also gather statistical information about use of the Services in order to continually improve their design and functionality, understand how they are used, and assist us with resolving questions regarding them. Cookies further allow us to select which of our advertisements or offers are most likely to appeal to you and display them while you are on the Services. We may also use cookies or other technologies in online advertising to track responses to our ads. ​We do not currently respond to browser do-not-track signals. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, most browsers allow you to automatically decline cookies or be given the choice of declining or accepting a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular website. You may also wish to refer to ​ http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html​. If, however, you do not accept cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Services. You also may not receive advertising or other offers from us that are relevant to your interests and needs.
  • Pixel tags and​ ​other similar technologies
    • Pixel tags. Pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs) may be used to, among other things, track the actions of users of the Services (including email recipients), measure the success of our marketing campaigns, and compile statistics about usage of the Services and response rates.
    • Analytics​. We use Google Analytics, which uses cookies and similar technologies to collect and analyze information about use of the Services and report on activities and trends. This service may also collect information regarding the use of other websites, apps and online resources. You can learn about Google’s practices by going to www.google.com/policies/privacy/​partners/​, and exercise the opt-out provided by Google by downloading the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout​.
  • Physical location
    • We may collect the physical location of your device by, for example, using satellite, cell phone tower or WiFi signals. We may use your device’s physical location to provide you with personalized location-based services and content. In some instances, you may be permitted to allow or deny such uses of your device’s location, but if you do, we may not be able to provide you with the applicable personalized services and content.
  • IP Address
    • Your IP Address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider. An IP Address may be identified and logged automatically in our server log files whenever a user accesses the Services, along with the time of the visit and the pages visited. We use IP Addresses for purposes such as calculating usage levels, diagnosing server problems, and administering the Services. We may also derive your approximate location from your IP Address.

Uses and Disclosures of Other Information

We may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, we may use and disclose it for the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information as detailed in this Privacy Policy. In some instances, we may combine Other Information with Personal Information. If we do, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information as long as it is combined.

SECURITY

We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical and administrative measures to protect Personal Information within our organization. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please immediately notify us in accordance with the ​“Contact Us”​ section below.

CHOICES AND ACCESS

If you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out by using the mechanism contained in each such email.

If you would like to update Personal Information that you have provided to us, you may [e.g., contact us in accordance with the “Contact Us” section below.

We will try to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you opt out of receiving marketing-related emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages, from which you cannot opt out.

THIRD PARTY SERVICES

This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information, or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any website or service to which the Services link. The inclusion of a link on the Services does not imply endorsement of the linked site or service by us or by our affiliates.

In addition, we are not responsible for the information collection, use, disclosure, or security policies or practices of other organizations, such as Facebook, Apple, Google, Microsoft, RIM, or any other social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider, or device manufacturer, including with respect to any Personal Information you disclose to other organizations through or in connection with our Social Media Pages.

USE OF SERVICES BY MINORS

The purchasing functionality on the Services is not intended for use by individuals under the age of twenty-one (21). The Services are not intended for use by individuals under the age of sixteen (16) and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from individuals under 16.

JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES

The Services are controlled and operated by us from the United States and are not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of the United States.

UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

The “​LAST UPDATED”​ legend at the top of this Privacy Policy indicates when this Privacy Policy was last revised. Any changes will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on the Services.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at ​[email protected]​.