Terms & Conditions

Last updated: May 2018

www.winemasons.com is owned and operated by Winemasons Ltd.

Winemasons (“Site” or “Company”) offers you a wide range of products and services (“Materials” or “Services”) via this web site. Please read the following terms that govern your use of the Site. Please be advised that your use of this web site constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the following Terms and Conditions. Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using the www.winemasons.com website (the “Service”) operated by Winemasons Limited (“us”, “we”, or “our”).

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

Please Note:This Site, content and Terms and Conditions may be changed by Winemasons without notice. Winemasons recommends users review this link on a regular basis for changes. Continued use of this site following any change constitutes your acceptance of the change.

Terms of Use

The terms “You” and “User” as used herein refer to all individuals and/or entities accessing or using this internet site for any reason.

The Company is not directly involved in dealings between you and other users. Consequently, your acceptance of the Terms of Use by registering on this internet site indicates your release of the Company (and our employees) from any claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential, direct or indirect) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected to any dispute arising from any employment or relationship initiated through this internet site.

The Company will not be liable for any damages (actual and consequential, direct or indirect) of any kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, in the event that this internet site is unavailable to users for whatever reason including server down time caused by malfunction, implementing software upgrades or maintenance type activities.

These Terms of Use are subject to change at any time and at the sole discretion of the Company.

Candidate or Jobseeker

All candidate users and registered members of the Winemasons Site who access or use this internet site with the intention of posting their details, or to search, view or apply for a job, or in regards to any information posted on this internet site, must ensure their details:-

  1. Are only represented once;
  2. Represent their true identity accurately including profile, resume and summary details;
  3. Do not represent these or any other information in a misleading way;
  4. Are current

Winemasons does not offer any guarantees relating to the ongoing availability of a particular job posted on this internet site. The Company is not responsible if a direct employer or recruitment firm has filled the job vacancy at any time, or has not removed the job advertisement from this internet site once filled. You must not knowingly publish inaccurate or false information about yourself, any company or third party on the Winemasons website.

You are permitted to post only genuine profiles and by submitting an advertisement for listing on this site, agree that you are authorised to place the ad and incur the cost to be paid. You should only post your details if you are genuinely looking for a job or career in the international wine industry, and have the right to work in the country where the advertised job is located. This service does not guarantee employment but merely acts as a referral service between candidates, employers and recruitment firms. The Company reserves the right to adjust or delete any advertisement or membership registration in regard to the use of inappropriate and/or inadequate content, spelling, and/or language. Winemasons will not be directly involved in any dealings you may have with other users or advertisers.

Winemasons will not accept liability or responsibility of any kind or any nature for any dispute, disappointment, claim, demand, damages, or any other matter relating to or arising from any contact, relationship or employment introduced via this website. Winemasons recommends candidates make their own enquiries if they are unsure about accepting any offer, contract, services from any advertiser or respondent via this website.

Winemasons expects all active candidates to behave with professionalism and honesty throughout the recruitment and contract signing process via the Winemasons Site. This value is very important to the Company and the Company’s brand. If at any time, a candidate is known to behave unprofessionally toward an advertiser in the recruitment process, including signing and agreeing to a contract then breaking that contract without a fair reason, Winemasons reserves the right to immediately stop all services to that candidate.

Direct Employers and Recruitment Firms

All direct employer and recruitment firm users and registered members of this Site who access or use Winemasons with the intention of advertising a job vacancy, or to search or review candidate resumes for employment, or in regards to any information posted on this internet site, must ensure their job listing and any company details:

  1. are only represented once
  2. are represented truly and accurately and not in a misleading way
  3. are current
  4. do not breach any law or the rights of any person

Furthermore, no position can be edited and replaced by another position under the one payment fee without prior permission from the administration of this website. You are only permitted to post job advertisements for legitimate jobs or legitimate job vacancies. Once payment has been made, any refund requests are at the sole discretion of Winemasons Ltd and can be made by emailing info@winemasons.com with a direct request. Job listings must contain enough information to allow a jobseeker to make a reasonably informed decision on whether to apply or not apply for a job vacancy.

You agree to indemnify the Company against all claims, actions, liabilities, suits, costs and expenses incurred due to your listing or intending to list an advertisement of any kind on www.winemasons.com.

Winemasons charges on a fee per listing basis for access to post job advertisements and/or to search/view candidate resumes. Users may select to pay the fee via credit card or by PayPal Account. Winemasons does not retain your credit card and recommends all employers read the privacy policy of any payment gateways before using their services.

All Other Advertisers

All advertiser users and registered members of this internet site who access or use this internet site with the intention of advertising a product or service, or their company or website, or in regards to any information posted on this internet site, must ensure their details and information:-

  1. are only represented once;
  2. are represented truly and accurately and not in a misleading way;
  3. are current
  4. do not breach any law or the rights of any person.

All advertisers agree to indemnify the Company against all claims, actions, liabilities, suits, costs and expenses incurred due to the their listing or intending to list an advertisement of any kind on www.winemasons.com.

All Users and Registered Members

All users and registered members agree not to:

  1. post, transmit, distribute, store or destroy material which is in violation of any applicable law or regulation, is copyrighted or otherwise owned by a third party or may infringe another parties trademark or other intellectual property rights, or interfere with the privacy or other personal rights of others, or is defamatory, pornographic, obscene, harassing, threatening, discriminatory or abusive in nature;
  2. post or send chain letters or network marketing (pyramid) schemes;
  3. impersonate another person or have multiple identities;
  4. engage in a conduct that encourages a criminal offence;
  5. post advertisements or solicitations of business other than that approved by Winemasons;
  6. use, download, upload, copy, print, display, perform, reproduce, modify, publish, licence, post, transmit, deploy or distribute any materials from this Site in whole or in part, for any public or commercial purpose without the specific written permission of the Company;
  7. use any device whether software or other to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper and intending working of this Site;
  8. use any device to scan, test or extract any information posted on this Site.
  9. violate or attempt to violate the security of this Site including such activities as accessing data which they may not be authorized to access, attempting to test the vulnerability of the host server or network security, or attempting to interfere with the service provided to any user of this Site. All users and registered members are responsible for any and all damages to Winemasons resulting from the distribution of his or her username and/or password.

Termination of Service

The Company also reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to immediately terminate your use and registration with or ability to access this internet site and/or any other service provided to you by the Company, upon any breach of the Terms of Use by you and without notice.

Winemasons reserves the right to keep any and all monies received by registered members paying for services provided, in the event that such a termination should take place.

Links To Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by Winemasons Limited. Winemasons Limited has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Winemasons Limited shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.

Information for personal or non-commercial use only

You agree that information contained on this Site is for personal use only and may not be sold, copied, redistributed or used for any commercial purpose (this includes but is not limited to the use of Advertiser contact details for unsolicited commercial correspondence and any material from this Site including code and software). You must not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms of use.You may not use data mining, robots, screen scraping, or similar automated data gathering, extraction or publication tools on this Site (including without limitation for the purposes of establishing, maintaining, advancing or reproducing information contained on our Site on your own website or in any other publication), except with Our prior written consent.

GDPR

GDPR: On May 25th 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect. The GDPR is the European Union’s new data privacy law which impacts how all companies (big and small) collect and handle personal data about their European customers. The GDPR generally applies to the collection and processing of personal data. Under the GDPR, personal data means any information relating to a data subject. An identifiable person is one who can be identified directly or indirectly in particular by reference to an identifier such as Name, ID number, location data, online identifier (such as IP address or cookie ID).  Please refer to our privacy policy here for further information on who we are, why we collect the data, how long do we store it and who receives it.
You will also find out how to access your data and/or option to  delete your data. We will always let users know if data breaches occur.

Registration and Personal Security

You accept total responsibility for maintaining the confidentiality of your details, username and password. You are responsible for all users of your registration, whether or not authorised by you. Prior to registration you should read the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy documents posted on this Site. Registration is confirmation by you that you accept these documents and the provisions provided within these.

You agree to immediately notify Winemasons of any unauthorised use of your registration, details, username or password. While all reasonable meaures are taken to ensure personal data security, your acceptance of the Terms of Use by registering on this internet site indicates your release of the Company (and our employees) from any claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential, direct or indirect) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected to any dispute arising from the unintentional disclosure of personal details through this internet site.

By using any of the services found at www.winemasons.com, you indicate your acceptance to be bound by the Terms and Conditions and the Privacy Policy of this Site. The Company reserves the right to revise these Terms of Use at any time and at its sole discretion. You should review the Terms of Use, because they are binding on you.

Copyright and trademarks

Copyright in the material and trademarks on this Site are owned by Winemasons Limited (Company Registration Number 6485972) (“Winemasons”) unless otherwise indicated and you agree not to infringe any intellectual property rights owned by Winemasons.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.

Disclaimer

The information contained on this internet site is of a general nature only and is provided without any express or implied warranty as to its accuracy or currency. All access to, and use of, the information is at the user’s risk.

While The Company has taken all reasonable care in producing this Site, it accepts no responsibility for any loss, expense or liability which you may incur from using or relying on the contents in this internet site (including advertisements, advertising features and statistics).

Winemasons accepts no responsibility for the results of any actions taken on the basis of information on this internet site. Wine Industry Jobs expressly disclaims all and any liability or responsibility to any person in respect of the consequences of any action by such person in use and reliance on the contents in this internet site.

Winemasons reserves the right to alter, amend, vary or otherwise change any information on this internet site at any time and without notice to you.

Winemasons accepts no responsibility or liability for any damage, however unlikely, that may occur through the use of this internet site or any URL or link or the software applications contained herein.

The provision of any URL or link is done for the convenience of users of this internet site. It does not constitute an endorsement by Winemasons of that URL or link or the information at that third party internet site, or the business practices and policies of that third party. We accept no responsibility for the accuracy of the content of those sites or your reliance on any information contained within any such sites.

Material and any URL or link are published in reliance upon the representations and warranties of the authors of the articles and without our knowledge of any infringement of any third party’s copyright or intellectual property.

Winemasons supports ‘Travelling Winemakers’  group and offers a free 30 day job listing advertisement to any job opportunities originating from the said group. All applications are directed to the designated contact as soon as possible. Any member of the ‘Travelling Winemakers’ group can contact Winemasons directly (see below for contact details) if they do not wish to partake in this free service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at info@winemasons.com.

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