Acceptable Usage Policy
HuonHooke.com is a service owned and operated jointly by Huon Hooke and Corkscore Pty Ltd. It enables its users to access professional wine ratings and reviews, and store their own tasting notes and manage their cellars through mobile phones, Blackberries and iPhones and through the internet, and to share certain information with their friends. HuonHooke.com is designed entirely to benefit its members. Each member has full control over his or her wine tasting content created for that page by the member ("User Content"), including the friends with whom such User Content may be shared.
The content on this site is for personal use only. The content, including professional tasting notes, ratings, articles and community ratings and reviews published on HuonHooke.com is the property of Huon Hooke and Corkscore Pty Ltd and may not be copied, shared distributed without expressed written consent of Huon Hooke and Corkscore Pty Ltd. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions regarding this matter.
HuonHooke.com does not sell wine itself. However, many jurisdictions have very wide laws governing the advertising and sale of alcohol, whether directly or indirectly, including prohibitions on the advertising and sale of alcohol to minors. By becoming a HuonHooke.com member, you represent and warrant that you are at least the minimum age required within your jurisdiction to purchase alcoholic substances and beverages.
You acknowledge that HuonHooke.com is available for your personal, non-commercial use only in accessing Huon Hooke’s wine ratings and reviews as well as posting your own wine tasting notes to your HuonHooke.com page. You represent, warrant and agree that User Content submitted through your account or otherwise posted, transmitted, or shared by you on or through HuonHooke.com will not violate or infringe the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights; or contain libelous, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material. We hate to say this, but you must use HuonHooke.com only for posting wine tasting notes to your page and not for:
- posting, transmitting, sharing or storing User Content which in our sole opinion is threatening, unlawful, defamatory, infringing, abusive, harassing, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, graphic or gratuitous violence, fraudulent, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
- impersonating any person or entity, or falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting yourself, your age or your affiliation with any person or entity;
- using HuonHooke.com in any unlawful manner or in any other manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair it;
- posting, transmitting, sharing, storing or otherwise making available content that, in the sole judgment of HuonHooke.com, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying HuonHooke.com, or which may expose HuonHooke.com or its users to any harm or liability of any type.
You are solely responsible for User Content you post on or through HuonHooke.com, or transmit to or share with other users. You may not post, transmit, or share User Content on HuonHooke.com that you did not create or that you do not have permission to post. You understand and agree that the HuonHooke.com may, but is not obligated to, review User Content and may delete or remove (without notice) any User Content which in its sole discretion and for any reason whatsoever, breaches these Terms and Conditions of Use. You are solely responsible at your sole cost and expense for creating backup copies and replacing any User Content you post or store on HuonHooke.com.
When you post User Content to HuonHooke.com, you authorize and direct us to make such copies as we deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting and storage of the User Content. By posting User Content to HuonHooke.com, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to HuonHooke.com an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, copy, display, reformat, translate and distribute such User Content in connection with the purposes and objectives of HuonHooke.com. If you choose to remove your User Content, the license granted above will automatically expire. HuonHooke.com does not assert any ownership over your User Content. You retain full ownership of all of your User Content and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with your User Content, subject only to the license granted to HuonHooke.com pursuant to these Terms and Conditions of Use.
Wineries are solely responsible for Winery Content posted on or through Corkscore properties, including HuonHooke.com. Wineries understand and agree that Corkscore may, but is not obligated to, review Winery Content and may delete or remove (without notice) any Winery Content which in its sole discretion and for any reason whatsoever, breaches these Terms and Conditions of Use. Wineries are solely responsible at their sole cost and expense for creating backup copies and replacing any Winery Content they post or store on Corkscore properties.
When wineries provide Winery Content to Corkscore, including HuonHooke.com, they authorize and direct us to make such copies as we deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting and storage of the Winery Content. By submitting Winery Content to us, wineries automatically grant, and represent and warrant that they have the right to grant, to Corkscore an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, copy, display, reformat, translate and distribute such Winery Content in connection with the purposes and objectives of Corkscore properties, including HuonHooke.com. If wineries choose to remove their Winery Content, the license granted above will automatically expire. Corkscore does not assert any ownership over Winery Content. Wineries retain full ownership of all of Winery Content and any intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights associated with the Winery Content, subject only to the license granted to Corkscore pursuant to these Terms and Conditions of Use.
Delivery Method, Refunds and Returns
Corkscore Pty Ltd operates HuonHooke.com and provides the subscription facilities. Subscription automatically renews unless the membership is cancelled before the end of the current period. Cost of the renewal will be the same as when the user signed up originally. No payment information is stored on this site. We use Recurly.com to manage subscription and payment details. The Payment Gateway to process payments is provided by Paypal. Unless stated otherwise, the period for paid membership to Corkscore.com and HuonHooke.com is 12 months. We do not offer full or partial refunds of membership fees for any reason. Membership commences with the payment of the membership fee and cannot be suspended for any reason until the last day of the membership period. Delivery of the membership is in digital form. Upon payment for the subscription, subscribers will define their own login name and password and receive an invoice with the amount paid. Unless stated otherwise, all prices are in Australian Dollars. Membership can be terminated by sending an email to email@example.com or clicking the "View your subscription and billing information" link in the emailed invoices.
The Huon Hooke iPhone App "Huon Hooke's Australian & New Zealand Wine Reviews" is a wine publication that requires a subscription to access premium content. Subscriptions are for one year. The subscription price for non-Australian customers is clearly shown when the in-app purchase is made. Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of the in-app subscription purchase. Subscriptions may be managed by the user. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.