10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company may simply be referred to as “10th Mountain Whiskey” or ‘The Company’ for simplicity, but these policies apply to all titles by which the company is referred.
GENERAL DISCLAIMER – 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company provides the information on these pages as a public service for informational purposes only. Information contained in these pages is not intended to be, and should not be taken as, advice. Your use of this website does not constitute or establish a contractual relationship with 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company.
ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 21 – This Website is not intended for anyone under 21 years of age. No one under age 21 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from people under 21. If you are under 21, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features/register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU – When you access the Website, the Company will learn certain information about you during your visit. Information You Provide To Us. The Website provides various places for users to provide information. We collect information that users provide by filling out forms on the Website, communicating with us via contact forms, responding to surveys, search queries on our search feature, providing comments or other feedback, social media, SMS and messaging interactions and providing information when ordering a product or service via the Website. We use information you provide to us to deliver the requested product and/or service, to improve our overall performance, and to provide you with offers, promotions, and information. Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technology. As you navigate through our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies including Google Analytics to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns. This will generally include information about your location, your traffic pattern through our website, and any communications between your computer and our Website. Among other things, we will collect data about the type of computer you use, your Internet connection, your IP address, your operating system, and your browser type. The information we collect automatically is used for statistical data and will not include personal information. We use this data to improve our Website and our service offerings. To the extent that you voluntarily provide personal information to us, our systems will associate the automatically collected information with your personal information.
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS INFORMATION – If you choose to correspond with us through email, SMS or digital messenger (“Electronic Communications”), we may retain the content of your messages together with your email address, phone number or user name and our responses. We provide the same protections for these Electronic Communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received online, mail, and telephone. This also applies when you register for our website, sign up through any of our forms using your email address or make a purchase on this site. For further information see the email policies below.
EMAIL POLICIES – We are committed to keeping your e-mail address confidential. We do not sell, rent, or lease our subscription lists to third parties, and will not disclose your email address to any third parties except as allowed in the section titled Disclosure of Your Information. We will maintain the information you send via e-mail in accordance with applicable federal law. In compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act, all e-mails sent from our organization will clearly state who the e-mail is from and provide clear information on how to contact the sender. In addition, all e-mail messages will also contain concise information on how to remove yourself from our mailing list so that you receive no further e-mail communication from us. Our emails provide users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners by reading the unsubscribe instructions located at the bottom of any e-mail they receive from us at anytime. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletter or promotional materials may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the e-mail.
HOW AND WHY WE COLLECT INFORMATION – The Company collects your information in order to record and support your participation in the activities you select. If you register to download a book or resources, sign up for our newsletter, and/or purchase a product from us, we collect your information. We use this information to track your preferences and to keep you informed about the products and services you have selected to receive and any related products and/or services. As a visitor to this Website, you can engage in most activities without providing any personal information. It is only when you seek to download resources and/or register for services that you are required to provide information. If you are outside the European Union and opt to receive any free resources, participate in any free training programs, register for a webinar, register for a live event, register for a seminar, or purchase any products sold by the Company on this Website, we will automatically enroll you to receive our free email newsletter. If you do not wish to receive this newsletter, you can unsubscribe anytime. We include an “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every email we send. If you ever have trouble unsubscribing, you can contact us requesting to unsubscribe from future emails. If you are in the European Union and opt to receive any free resources, participate in any free training programs, register for a webinar, register for a live event, register for a seminar, or purchase any products sold by the Company on this Website, we will only enroll you to receive our free email newsletter if you affirmatively consent to it. If you do not wish to receive this newsletter, you can unsubscribe anytime. We include an “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of every email we send. If you ever have trouble unsubscribing, you can contact us requesting to unsubscribe from future emails.
USE OF INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US – We use personal information for purposes of presenting our Website and its contents to you, providing you with information, providing you with relevant offers for products and services, providing you with information about your subscriptions and products, carrying out any contract between you and the Company, administering our business activities, providing customer service, and making available other items and services to our customers and prospective customers. From time-to-time, we may use the information you provide to us to make you offers to purchase products and services provided by third parties in exchange for a commission to be paid to us by such third parties. Should you opt to take part in such promotions, the third parties will receive your information.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION – As a general rule, we do not sell, rent, lease or otherwise transfer any information collected whether automatically or through your voluntary action. We may disclose your personal information to our subsidiaries, affiliates, and service providers for the purpose of providing our services to you. We may disclose your personal information to a third party, including a lawyer or collection agency, when necessary to enforce our terms of service or any other agreement between you and the Company. We may provide your information to any successor in interest in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of the Company’s asserts and/or business. We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights or when compelled by a court or other governmental entity to do so.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION – We employ commercially reasonable methods to ensure the security of the information you provide to us and the information we collect automatically. This includes using standard security protocols and working only with reputable third-party vendors. Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private information to us by email. However, doing so is allowed, but at your own risk. Some of the information you may enter on our website may be transmitted securely. Credit Card information and other sensitive information is never transmitted via email. The Company may use software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the Company uses software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
COMMENT POLICY – By posting on this website, you agree to the policies below. We welcome comments on the blog posts. But please keep your comments clean and related to the content posted. 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company reserves the right to remove any comment. 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company’s site, and the web in general, is the perfect place for dialogue and the sharing of information so please feel free to ask questions, disagree, provide alternate methods, or comment on the post as long as your comment’s content is not offensive, defamatory, abusive, or otherwise mean and inappropriate.
Ownership of Comment – You retain ownership of comments you leave on 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company’s site; you simply grant us a license to post your comments should we feel like it. This license is irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, and royalty-free. You grant us the right to store, transmit, display, use, publish, reproduce, and distribute your comments in any format, including but not limited to a blog, in a book, in a presentation, in a class, or in a video.
10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company expressly disclaims any and all liability that may result from any comment you leave on this site. By commenting on this site, you agree that you retain all ownership rights for the comments you post on this site and that you will relieve us from any and all liability that may result from those postings.
VISITORS’ GDPR RIGHTS – If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation. Those rights include: We will retain the information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of: (a) you asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) the Company decides that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it. You have the right to request access to your data that the Company stores and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data. You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data. You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data. To the extent that you provided consent to the Company’s processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent. You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation. We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.
This policy is effective as of Sept 1, 2014.
COPYRIGHT & PERMISSIONS
USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND IT’S CONTENT – Everything on this website (and 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company’s related websites), including, but not limited to, the words, design, layout, graphics, photos, images, information, materials, documents, data, databases and all other information and intellectual property accessible on or through this Website (“Content”) or 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company’s other related websites, is our property and is protected by United States intellectual property laws.
By accessing or using this Website and its Content, you represent and warrant that you are at least 21 years old and that you agree to abide by these terms and conditions. Any registration by, use of or access to the Website and its Content by anyone under age 21 is unauthorized, unlicensed and in violation of these terms and conditions.
PERMISSIONS POLICY – YOU ARE ALLOWED TO:
- Printing: print posts/content off 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company’s sites for non-commercial use (up to 5 copies only) as long as you include the following copyright notice: “© 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company, All rights reserved. Originally published at www.10thWhiskey.com.” Because using it for commercial use without 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company’s permission would make us sad. (And is illegal.) If used electronically, you must link back to the website page where the original information was.
- Re-posting: re-post a summary of a blog post (or an excerpt of up to 100 words) with a credit and a link back to the original post. You may NOT re-post a full length blog post.
- Linking: link to the 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company site or any of our public posts.
YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED (WITHOUT 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company WRITTEN PERMISSION):
- To re-post 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company’s content in its entirety, especially not word for word.
- Alter or sell any content on this site or our related sites without 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company’s permission.
- Translate any of 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company’s writings in to another language (because we would want to verify the accuracy of each translation, having our words possibly twisted would also be sad.)
- You will not copy, duplicate or steal our Website or Content. You understand that doing anything with our Website or its Content that is contrary to these terms and conditions and the limited license we are providing to you herein is considered theft, and we reserve the right to prosecute theft to the full extent of the law.
- You may not in any way at any time use, copy, adapt, imply or represent that 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company’s Website (or any of our related websites) or their Content is yours or created by you. By downloading, printing, or otherwise using our Website Content for personal use you in no way assume any ownership rights of the Content – it is still our property.
- You must receive 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company’s written permission before using any of our Website (or related websites) Content for your own business use or before sharing our content with others. This means that you definitely can’t modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, market, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium (including by email, website, link or any other electronic means) any Content on this Website (or our related Websites) because that is considered stealing our own work.
This policy is effective as of Sept 1, 2014.
OTHER TERMS & CONDITIONS
TESTIMONIALS – This website and related course sites present real world experiences, testimonials and insights about other people’s experiences with 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company’s content for purposes of illustration only.
AFFILIATES – On occasion, 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company may promote, affiliate with, or partner with other individuals or businesses whose programs, products and services align with our own. Please note that 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company is highly selective and we only promote the people whose programs, products and/or services we respect and love. At the same time, you agree that any such promotion or marketing does not serve as any form of endorsement whatsoever. You are still required to use your own judgment to determine that any such program, product or service is appropriate for you. You are therefore assuming all risks, and you agree that 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company is not liable in any way for any program, product or service that we may promote, market, share or sell on or through our Website.
INDEMNIFICATION & RELEASE OF CLAIMS – You hereby fully and completely hold harmless, indemnify and release 10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company and any of our agents, consultants, affiliates, joint venture partners, employees, shareholders, directors, staff, team members, or anyone otherwise affiliated with our business from any and all causes of action, allegations, suits, claims, damages, or demands whatsoever, in law or equity, that may arise in the past, present or future that is in any way related to our Website.
This policy is effective as of Sept 1, 2014.