Personally Identifiable Information
You may provide us with personally identifiable information when you use this website or related websites by explicitly providing this information to us (e.g., through filling out registration forms or similar means). Personally Identifiable Information includes any information by which you can be personally identified, and may include your name, address, age, date of birth, electronic mail address, occupation, employment information, telephone number, education, the kind of service provided to you, credit card number, and other similar information. We collect credit card and related information for e-commerce transactions.
Use and Disclosure of Your Information
We may use and/or disclose your Personally Identifiable Information for the following reasons: to contact you in response to your inquiries, comments and suggestions; to contact you otherwise when necessary; for the specific purpose for which it was volunteered; to track our visitors’ use of the site for internal market research; to improve the site and the services Phoenix Media Corporation promotes or provides through the site; to customize the content and/or layout of our site for each individual visitor; to ask for your participation in brief surveys; to complete any purchases or other transactions you may perform on the site; to notify visitors about updates to the sites or services; to notify you about promotions, special offers, etc. regarding products and services provided by Phoenix Media Corporation or its affiliates or partners; to be provided to Phoenix Media Corporation affiliates or third parties in connection with the legitimate business purposes of Phoenix Media Corporation or the site; to be provided to third parties for the legitimate business purposes of those third parties; to generate aggregate statistical studies; as required by law or regulation, or as requested by government authorities, or for the protection of persons or property; and in connection with an acquisition, merger, restructuring, sale or other transfer involving all or any portion of the business associated with the site; and for other business purposes.
We use reasonable security safeguards to protect the PII that we collect from unauthorized access. However, due to the design of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and our servers will be free from unauthorized access by third parties.
How We Communicate with You
Your provision of PII online through our website or through information collected online on behalf of Phoenix Media Corporation constitutes your affirmative consent that we may contact you by email, fax, and other communications for any of the uses stated above. See “How to Opt Out of Email Communications,” below, for information regarding opting out of email communications.
Automatic Data Collection through Cookies and Other Means
We may record information about your computer and/or track your activity while you are using our website or our other online products. For example, we may record how many times you click on a hyperlink, determine whether you visited our site from a particular Internet link or advertisement, or track your path through the site. This automatic data (“Automatic Data”) collection may include but may not be limited to information collected by cookies, IP addresses, and transparent GIFs. We use this Automatic Data to report aggregated website activity and to better understand the needs of our users so we can make informed decisions regarding the content and design of the site. We may also use this Automatic Data to personalize your experience on our site. If you provide us with PII, we may combine and use the Automatic Data with the PII. Some of our online content may be provided by third parties that may collect Automatic Data regarding your online activity. These third parties include, for example, Google Ads and Burst Media. Information collected by third parties is subject to their own privacy policies and Phoenix Media Corporation is not responsible for their privacy policies, practices or content. Children’s Privacy we do not want to collect or maintain information from those under the age of 13. We do not permit children less than 13 years of age to become registered users of our site. No part of our site is structured to attract anyone under 13. By using our site, you represent that you are not less than 13 years of age.
How to Opt out of Email Communications
Any copying, republication or redistribution of Phoenix Media Corporation content is expressly prohibited without prior written consent. Prohibited Uses. You are prohibited from using this Site in any malicious or unlawful manner, including but not limited to posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage unlawful conduct. You will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Phoenix Media Corporations’ infrastructure, including but not limited to transmitting spam or using other such unsolicited mass emailing techniques. You agree not to tamper with the software or functionality of the Site and Services and not to introduce any material into the Site or the Services that contains any viruses, time bombs, Trojan horses, worms, cancelbots or other computer programming viruses that may damage, interfere with, intercept or expropriate any system, data or information. Likewise, you must not reverse engineer any of our applications. You are responsible for taking all reasonable precautions necessary to ensure the security and integrity of your system. Phoenix Media Corporation may from time to time monitor or review material transmitted or posted using this Site and reserves the right to delete any material the company deems inappropriate. Phoenix Media Corporation is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from any material transmitted or posted using this Site. You may not take any action, or omit to take any reasonable action, which would constitute an invasion of privacy of any other user of the Site or Services in any applicable jurisdiction.
You will not misrepresent yourself or capture data. Use or distribution of tools designed for compromising privacy or security is strictly prohibited. Information You Provide. In consideration of your use of this Site or our Services, You agree to provide accurate, current and complete information as requested on a registration form. Ownership of Intellectual Property Phoenix Media Corporation owns the copyrights to all material and the trademarks, service marks, and trade dress (collectively referred to as “Intellectual Property”) displayed on and from this Site. Notwithstanding any other term or condition in this agreement, Phoenix Media Corporation retains ownership to all Intellectual Property on this Site and all material on and from this Site. Nothing on this Site should be construed as a license to use the Intellectual Property. Your use of the Intellectual Property on this Site is strictly prohibited and nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppels or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary right of Phoenix Media Corporation. All rights reserved. Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability Your use of this Site and material from this Site is at your own risk.
We use reasonable safeguards to ensure safe, uninterrupted service, but this Site and our Services are provided on an “as is, as available” basis. Phoenix Media Corporation makes no warranties or representations that this Site or our Services will be error-free, secure or uninterrupted. Phoenix Media Corporation assumes no liability or responsibility for any damage to You, Your computer, or your other property, due to your access to, use of, or downloading of this Site, our Services or any materials provided on this Site. As a premier provider of business information for the beverage industry, Phoenix Media Corporation maintains high standards for our editorial content. Phoenix Media Corporation strives to provide accurate and up-to-date material on this Site. However, Phoenix Media Corporation makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the material provided on this Site. Phoenix Media Corporation assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions on this Site. Neither Phoenix Media Corporation, any of its agents, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of Your access to, or use of, this Site or any material from this Site. Without limiting the foregoing, this Site and the material provided on this Site are provided “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. Links and Third Parties Phoenix Media Corporation does not endorse any third party websites not under the control or operation of Phoenix Media Corporation, has not reviewed any or all such sites that may be linked to this Site and is not responsible for any such sites linked to this Site. Your linking to any sites from this Site is at your own risk.
Your submission of such information shall constitute an assignment to Phoenix Media Corporation of all worldwide rights, titles, and interests in the Submissions, including the right to use, reproduce, modify, disclose and distribute the Submissions without limitation. Phoenix Media Corporation shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products which incorporate or otherwise rely upon such information, and will not be liable for any use or disclosure of such Submissions.
By submitting a Submission, You warrant that Phoenix Media Corporation may publish such Submission, use it as part of its operations, and incorporate its concepts in Phoenix Media Corporation products without liability or compensation to you. By submitting a Submission, You represent that you have proper authorization for this agreement. Applicable Law Any dispute arising out of Your use of this Site or material from this Site shall be resolved according to the laws of the State of [insert state], United States of America, without giving effect to that state’s principles of conflicts of laws. The federal and state courts of the State of New York shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all claims Miscellaneous Termination. Your access may be terminated at any time and for any reason or for no reason by Phoenix Media Corporation.
You shall have no recourse and Phoenix Media Corporation shall have no liability with respect to any such termination. All provisions of these Terms and Conditions relating to warranties, confidentiality obligations, proprietary rights, limitation of liability and indemnification obligations shall survive the termination or expiration hereof.
Phoenix Media Corporation may modify these Terms and Conditions at any time. The amended terms will be effective upon posting on the Site. Your continued use of the Site and/or the Services constitutes your assent to such amended terms and your agreement to be bound thereby. Phoenix Media Corporation may, but is under no obligation to, provide you notice of such modifications to these Terms and Conditions via email or other communication.
How to Contact Us
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding these privacy policies, please call us at 312.676.1100 or send us an email at [email protected].