TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE IS RESTRICTED TO PERSONS OVER THE LEGAL DRINKING AGE IN THEIR COUNTRY
Editor of the Website:
This website https://www.join-sip.com/ is operated by World’s Best Bars, a French société par actions simplifiée whose registered office is located at 5, Cours Paul Ricard, 75008 Paris (France), and registered with the Company Registry of Paris under number 490 795 366, a subsidiary of the Pernod Ricard group (herein after referred to as “Company” or “WBB”).
Chief Editor: Eric Benoist
For all information related to the Website’s (as defined hereinafter) operation or its use, please use the contact form.
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1.1. The following terms and conditions (hereinafter referred to as the “Terms and Conditions”) apply to users and viewers who have access to the website (global version) and/or will benefit from the SIP website services accessible at the following address: https:// www.join-sip.com. (hereinafter referred as the “Website”).
In these Terms and Conditions “we”, “us” or “our” means the Company and, depending on the context, “User” or “you” means any person, firm, company or body which uses the Website.
1.2. BY USING OR VIEWING THE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you may not access or otherwise use the Website. By using the Website following any modifications to the Terms and Conditions, you agree to be bound by any such modifications to the Terms and Conditions. Any access or use of the Website is undertaken at the User’s own risk.
2. Age /Quality requirement for use of the Website
2.1. To access or otherwise use the Website you must be a bar professional of the age to legally purchase alcohol or older in the jurisdiction in which you reside or the jurisdiction from where you are accessing the Website (whichever applies). If this is not the case, please leave the Website. If you are of the requisite age, please consume our products with moderation.
2.2. In certain countries, it is prohibited to consult a website such as ours, because local laws restrict the sale and/or promotion of alcoholic beverages. If you are consulting the Website from a country in which such restrictions apply, please leave the Website immediately. If you are not familiar with your country’s laws on this subject, we recommend that you leave the Website and consult your rights before continuing.
Certain content on the Website may contain material that may be considered inappropriate or offensive in the country in which you reside or the country from where you are accessing the Website. If you consider any material on the Website to be inappropriate or offensive, please do not visit the Website.
3. Functionalities of the Website
The Website will provide you with the following functionalities:
- Navigation through content available on the Website: videos, articles, podcasts, venues, trainings, etc.;
- Creation of an account;
- Participation to events and training published on the Website;
- Share tips and insights and grow within the Website’s community.
4. Access to the Website
4.1. Accessibility to the Website
4.1.1. To access and use the Website, you must have a terminal with access to the Internet network.
4.1.2. The Website is accessible free of charge excluding as the case may be (i) subscription costs with a phone operator, (ii) costs of connection and access to the Internet network and (iii) additional costs billed for the loading of data.
4.1.3. Considering the upgradeability of the terminals and their operating systems, you acknowledge and accept that the Website may no longer be supported or made available for terminals or versions of operating systems too old or obsolete.
4.2. Registration process
4.2.1. In order to access certain services of the Website, you must first create an account. By requesting registration of account with us, you acknowledge that you are aware of and fully agree with these Terms and Conditions.
4.2.2. Only bar professionals are authorized to create an account on the Website.
4.2.3. To create an account, the User must fill in the form provided with several mandatory information and documents that are requested from the User in order to enable him to apply for registration on the Website.
Every information requested on the forms is mandatory as it is necessary for the identification of the User. The information thus provided must be complete, accurate and up to date. WBB may, if necessary, ask the User to confirm (by any means) the information he provides and his identity.
4.2.4. Once the account has been created, the User will be able to access certain services such as (training, shows, podcasts, etc.).
4.2.5. The account must be created by (i) determining a freely selectable password and (ii) accepting the Terms and Conditions. The account can be then deleted by following the instructions contained on the Website.
4.2.6. You are required to choose a sufficiently secure password and keep it secret. As soon as you become aware or should have been aware that access to your password has been obtained by a third party, you must change the password immediately.
4.2.7. You agree not to create or use, under your own identity or that of a third party, accounts other than the one initially created. You may not allow third parties to use your account. You may not assign or, in any event, transfer your account to any other person or entity.
5. Protection of intellectual property
The Website, its architecture, presentation, graphics, as well as all data, trademarks, photographs, texts, comments, illustrations, animated or non-animated images, video sequences, sounds, and other elements or content reproduced on the Website are protected by the laws in force under intellectual property. They are the full and entire property of WBB.
Any reproduction, representation, use or adaptation, in any form whatsoever, of all or part of the elements of the Website without the prior written consent of WBB is strictly prohibited and the responsibility of its author is engaged. No commercial use, even partial, of the data presented on the Website may be made without the prior written consent of WBB.
WBB’s failure to take legal action as soon as it becomes aware of such unauthorised use does not constitute acceptance of said use and waiver of prosecution.
6. Modification to the Terms and Conditions
6.1. You acknowledge and accept that the Terms and Conditions or the content of the Website may, at WBB’s sole discretion, be changed, revised or modified at any time and without notice, and that such modification(s) will be effective immediately upon being posted on the Website.
6.2. You are invited to check from time to time these Terms and Conditions in order to be informed of any modifications. By continuing to use the Website following any modifications to the Terms and Conditions, you agree to be bound by any such modifications.
7.1. The Terms and Conditions apply during all access, navigation and use of the Website, including any of its content, by you. The Terms and Conditions stop to apply as soon as you cease to access and use the Website, delete your account, provided however that terms that are by their nature intended to survive – such as regarding intellectual property – shall continue to apply.
7.2. WBB reserves the right to withdraw your access to the Website at any time in case of violation of the Terms and Conditions.
8. Disclaimer of warranties
The Website, including, without limitation, all content, functions and materials is provided "as is," without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, any warranty for information or uninterrupted access, any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, usefulness, or content of information, and any warranties of title, noninfringement. WBB does not warrant that the Website or the functions, features or content contained therein will be timely, secure, uninterrupted or error free or that defects will be corrected. WBB makes no warranty that the Website will meet Users’ requirements. No advice, results or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from WBB or through the Website shall create any warranty not expressly made herein. If you are dissatisfied with the Website, your sole remedy is to discontinue using the Website.
9. Limitation of liability
TO THE GREATEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW NEITHER WBB NOR ANY OF ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, OR CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS, SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT, MATERIALS AND FUNCTIONS RELATED THERETO, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE, OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS OR LOST BUSINESS OR LOST SALES. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INDIRECT (INCLUDING INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE) DAMAGES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO CERTAIN USERS. IN NO EVENT SHALL WBB BE LIABLE FOR OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CONTENT POSTED, TRANSMITTED, EXCHANGED OR RECEIVED BY OR ON BEHALF OF ANY USER OR OTHER PERSON ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE.
10. Links from and to the Website
You acknowledge and agree that we have no responsibility for the accuracy or availability of information provided by websites which link to or from the Website ("Linked websites"). The decision to activate the links belongs to you and is under your sole responsibility.
Links from and to Linked websites do not constitute an endorsement by or association with WBB of such websites or the content, products, advertising or other materials presented on such websites. WBB does not author, edit, or monitor these Linked websites. You acknowledge and agree that WBB is not 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 such Linked websites.
If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity of any remaining provisions.
14. Applicable law and jurisdiction
14.1. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed in accordance with the laws of France, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of laws.
14.2. Any interpretation, dispute or claim concerning these Terms and Conditions shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Paris courts, notwithstanding plurality of parties to the action, third party proceedings, including all emergency, protective and summary proceedings.
We reserve the right, for any reason, in our sole discretion, to terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Website, including, but not limited to, content, features or hours of availability. We may also impose limits on certain features of the Website or restrict your access to part or all of the Website without notice or penalty.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, all remaining provisions shall be deemed to remain in full force and effect.
Thank you for visiting the Website. Please enjoy our products responsibly. All rights reserved.
These Terms and Conditions was last updated in October 2022.