1 IMPORTANT NOTICE
1.1 These terms apply to your use of the G&J Distillers Ltd website, namely: https://thedld.com.
1.4 This website is intended for your use only if you are of legal age to purchase alcohol in your country of residence and in the country from which you are accessing the website. If you do not fall within this category, you may be in breach of laws or regulations applicable in your country of residence or access, and you should leave the website immediately.
2 INFORMATION ABOUT US
2.1 This website is operated by G&J Distillers Ltd (we, us, our).
2.2 We are registered in England & Wales under company number 07604280 and our registered office is at Distribution Point Melbury Park Clayton Road, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 6PH.
2.3 Our VAT number is 108 2478 20.
2.4 To contact us, please email: [email protected]
3 USE OF THE WEBSITE
3.1 You may use this website for lawful purposes only. This website is for use by adults over the legal drinking age. You must not use the website in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation or which is in any way unlawful or fraudulent (including promoting alcohol to minors).
3.2 You are allowed to access, download and print the materials on this site for your own personal, non-commercial use only.
3.3 You must not:
3.3.1 access or print any or all parts of the website for any commercial purpose;
3.3.2 copy (including storing and downloading), distribute, publish, alter, adapt, create derivative works from, or otherwise use the material on this website, either in whole or in part except as expressly permitted above);
3.3.3 remove any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property notices;
3.3.4 use the website to transmit or procure the sending of any unsolicited or unauthorised spam or advertising material;
3.3.5 seek to interfere or damage the website or its content; or
3.3.6 frame, embed, harvest, scrape data from or link to this website or its content or use the material on this website, or any part of it, on any other website or social media platform;
in each case without first obtaining express written consent from us.
4.1 We endeavour to ensure that the material contained on the website is accurate and complete at the date first published. However, we cannot guarantee this and you should recognise that information contained on this website may become out of date over time.
4.2 We reserve the right to alter, remove or update materials and information on the website at any time without notice.
4.3 The website and the information contained in it is provided for your use “as is” without any warranty (whether express or implied) of any kind.
5 AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE
5.1 We reserve the right to suspend access to all or part of the website or close it indefinitely without notice. Access may be terminated or suspended either in relation to specific users or to all users.
5.2 To the extent permitted by law we accept no liability if the website becomes either temporarily or permanently unavailable.
5.3 In addition, we do not warrant that the functions or materials on, or accessed from, this website shall be uninterrupted or free from errors.
6 CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
6.1 We reserve the right to change these terms at any time without notice.
6.2 It is your responsibility to check the terms regularly in order to be aware of any changes which are made to them.
6.3 By continuing to access this website after the terms have changed, you are agreeing that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the updated terms.
7 OWNERSHIP OF THE WEBSITE
7.1 We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the website and in the materials which appear on this website. This includes but is not limited to the text, photographs, images, graphics, illustrations, designs, written and other material including the program and code. Our rights include trade marks, copyright, design rights and all other intellectual property rights and all our rights are reserved.
7.2 If you acquire any rights in or to the website or materials on it, you agree to assign those rights, on a worldwide basis, to us and unconditionally and irrevocably to waive all moral rights you may have acquired.
8 REVIEWS, COMMENTS & CONTENT
8.1 Users of the website may post reviews, ratings, comments and other content. This right is extended on condition that the content is not illegal, obscene, abusive, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or objectionable. Specifically, content should not include software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters or mass mailings.
8.2 Any content you post must adhere to our codes, standards and policies in relation to alcohol responsibility and in particular:
8.2.1 should not encourage, condone, promote or glamorise under-age, excessive or irresponsible consumption of alcoholic beverages or drink driving;
8.2.2 in relation to images or videos, should not feature people who are not and do not look the age as required by local regulations (e.g. aged 25+ in the UK) and you must obtain their express consent;
8.2.3 should not refer to or show personalities or celebrities, cartoon characters or images, music or any references that primarily appeal to persons below the legal age for consuming alcoholic beverages in the UK;
8.2.4 should not depict or refer to activities that reward or encourage excessive or irresponsible consumption of alcohol, including but not limited to; underage consumption, drinking games, rapid or unsafe drinking, overconsumption, drunk driving;
8.2.5 should not depict or refer to illicit drugs, aggression or unruly, irresponsible, or anti-social behaviour or link alcohol with brave, tough or daring people or behaviour;
8.2.6 should not depict or refer to rewarding oneself with alcohol, or consuming alcohol as a way to escape from something or overcome boredom, loneliness or other problems;
8.2.7 should not glamorise the consumption of alcohol itself or presenting alcohol as a key component of the sexual, social, professional, educational, or athletic success or popularity;
8.2.8 should not refer to or imply that consumption of alcohol has any medical or therapeutic effect; and
8.2.9 should not depict or refer to any activities or locations in which drinking would be unsafe or unwise; sport, violent behaviours (or games), dangerous environment/situations (e.g. water activities or driving any vehicle).
8.3 You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any content.
8.4 The name associated with your online account may be published against each product review left.
8.5 We reserve the right, to remove or edit any content if it does not comply with this clause 8.
8.6 If you post content or submit material, unless indicated otherwise you:
8.6.1 grant us the right to use the content and the name that you submit in connection with such content, via all of our relevant channels (such as social media and on our website and in store);
8.6.2 agree that the rights you grant above are irrevocable during the period of protection of your intellectual property rights associated with such content and material. You agree to waive your right to be identified as the author of such content and your right to object to derogatory treatment of such content;
8.6.3 you confirm that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that, as at the date that the content or material is submitted to us, the content and material is accurate; use of the content and material you supply does not breach any our policies or guidelines and will not cause injury to any person or entity (including that the content or material is not defamatory).
9 VIRUSES AND HACKING
9.1 We do not warrant that the website, its content or the server(s) that make it available are error or virus free or free of other harmful components or that your use of this website will be uninterrupted. You are accessing this website at your own risk and to the extent permitted by law and subject to clause 14.1 we will not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by you as a result of viruses or other harmful material which you access from this website.
9.2 You are solely responsible for ensuring that you have suitable equipment and security and virus protection in place before using the website.
9.3 You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the website, the server on which the website is stored or any server computer or data base connected to the website
9.4 You must not introduce viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, spyware, adware or other harmful materials to this website which may adversely affect the operation of any computer or program or this website.
10 LINKING TO AND FROM THE WEBSITE
10.1 This website may contain links to sites operated by third parties. We have not reviewed and do not review such sites and are not responsible for the content of nor accept any liability howsoever arising in respect of any of such sites.
10.2 The presence of links to third party sites is not intended to and shall not constitute a recommendation by us of such sites nor of any advice or information posted on them.
10.3 If you wish to provide a hypertext or other link to or from this website, you will first need to obtain our written consent. We have sole discretion to permit or reject any such requests. Requests should be sent to [email protected] along with the following information:
10.3.1 the URL(s) of the web page(s) from which you are proposing to link to this website; or
10.3.2 the URL(s) of the web page(s) on this website to which you are proposing to link and we will consider your request.
11.1 There may be sections of this website which can only be accessed by users who we have given a password.
11.2 If we do provide you with a user name and password, it is your responsibility to ensure that these details are kept confidential at all times and you must not disclose your password to any third party.
11.3 In the event that a third party gains access to your user name or password, you should notify us immediately by emailing [email protected]. We are not liable for any loss resulting from your failure to protect the confidentiality of your user name or password.
12.1 In the course of provision of submitting your order to us, your personal data may be transferred over the internet. Although we make every effort to protect the personal data which you provide to us, the transmission of information over the internet is not completely secure. As such, you acknowledge and accept that we cannot guarantee the security of your personal data transmitted to our website and that any such transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal data, we will use strict procedures and security features to prevent unauthorised access to it.
13.1 RSS Feeds
We may provide information on the website via RSS Feeds. This information is provided solely for the convenience of users and we are not responsible for its content.
13.2 Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest
We may embed a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or Pinterest feed into the website. This Twitter feed displays tweets or posts placed by us and may also include comments made by other Twitter users. Tweets and posts posted by other Twitter or other social media channel users represent the opinion of that individual user only and are not endorsed or verified by us.
14 OUR LIABILITY
14.1 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence or our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
14.2 If we fail to comply with these terms, we are responsible for any loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of these terms or our negligence. Loss or damage is foreseeable if they were an obvious consequence of our breach or if they were contemplated by you and us at the time you accepted accessed or used this website and accepted these terms in doing so. We do not accept liability for any loss or damage which was not foreseeable.
14.3 Nothing in these terms affect your legal rights as a consumer. Advice about your legal rights is available from your local Citizens’ Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office.
14.4 Please note that we only provide the website for domestic and private use. You agree not to use the website for any commercial or business purposes and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity. No waiver shall constitute a waiver of any other terms.
15.1 If any of the terms is or becomes invalid or contravenes any law then the remaining provisions shall not be affected.
15.2 No failure by us to exercise a remedy shall constitute a waiver of our right subsequently to exercise any such remedy.
15.3 It is intended that the website will be used by persons resident in the United Kingdom.
15.4 These terms are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are a resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland.