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Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement between User and American Society for Enology and Viticulture

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using this website. By accessing or using the website, you agree to be bound by this Agreement. ASEV provides the information and services on this website to you, the User, conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of this website constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.The information and services offered on this website are provided with the understanding that ASEV is not engaged in rendering legal or other professional services or advice. The information you find on this website is provided “as is” and is for reference purposes only. Your use of the website is subject to the additional disclaimers and caveats that may appear throughout the website.

ASEV, its employees, officers, directors and agents assume no responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction that you take based on the information, services or other material on this website. While ASEV strives to keep the information on this website accurate, complete, and up-to-date, ASEV cannot guarantee, and will not be responsible for any damage or loss related to, the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information.

Permitted Use

User has a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited, and revocable right to use the website solely for User’s personal educational, information, and entertainment use. User will not use the website for any other purpose, including any commercial purpose, without ASEV’s express prior written consent. For example, User will not, and will not authorize any other person to (i) Co-brand the website or portion thereof, or (ii) frame the website or portion therefore (whereby the website or portion therefore will appear on the same screen with a portion of another website). “Co-branding” means to display a name, logo, trademark, or other means of attribution or identification of any part in such a manner reasonably likely to give a User the impression that such other party has the right to display, publish, or distribute the website or Content accessible within the website (the “Content”). User agrees to cooperate with ASEV in causing any unauthorized Co-branding, framing or linking to immediately cease.

Proprietary Information

User acknowledges and agrees that the Content accessible within the website is the proprietary information of ASEV, and ASEV retains all right, title and interest in the Content. Accordingly, Users will not reproduce, transmit, publish or distribute such Content to any third party without the express written consent of except that User may print out a copy of Content solely for User’s personal use. In doing so, User will not remove or alter, or cause to be removed or altered, any copyright, trademark, trade name, service mark, or any other proprietary notice of legend appearing on any of the Content.

Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant to ASEV that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. If you violate any of these terms, your permission to use the website automatically terminates.

Privacy Policy

ASEV has a Privacy Policy. Please click here and read ASEV’s Privacy Policy.

Liability Disclaimer

You use this website at your own risk. If your use of this website or the materials therein results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment or data, ASEV is not responsible for those costs. ASEV does not warrant that this website, its host server or any linked sites are free of computer viruses or other harmful components.

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES PUBLISHED ON THIS WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. ASEV MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THIS WEBSITE AT ANY TIME.ALL INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL ASEV BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:

  1. THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE;
  2. WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE;
  3. TO ANY INFORMATION, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE; AND/OR
  4. OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE.

ASEV, ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND AGENTS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, RELATED TO USER’S DECISION TO USE ANY OF THE INFORMATION AND/OR MATERIALS LISTED AND/OR POSTED ON THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF ASEV HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL THE COLLECTIVE LIABILITY OF ASEV, ITS EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND AGENTS TO ANY PARTY (REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT USER HAS PAID TO ASEV FOR THE APPLICABLE CONTENT OR SERVICE OUT OF WHICH LIABILITY AROSE.

BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Indemnification

User will indemnify and hold ASEV, its employees, officers, directors and agents (the Indemnified Parties”) harmless from any breach of these Terms and Conditions by User, including any use of Content other than expressly authorized in these Terms and Conditions. User agrees that the Indemnified Parties will have no liability in connection with any such breach or unauthorized use, and agrees to indemnify any and all resulting, loss, damages, judgments, awards, costs, expenses, and attorneys’ fees of the Indemnified Parties in connection therewith. User will also indemnify and hold the Indemnified Parties harmless from and against any claims brought by third parties arising out of User’s use of the information accessed by the website.

Affiliation between http://www.asev.org/http://www.ajevonline.org/ and http://www.asevcatalyst.org

The American Journal of Enology and Viticulture (AJEV) and the Catalyst, published quarterly, are the official journals of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV). ASEV publishes full-length research papers, literature reviews, research notes, and technical briefs on various aspects of enology and viticulture, including wine chemistry, sensory science, process engineering, wine quality assessments, microbiology, methods development, plant pathogenesis, diseases and pests of grape, rootstock and clonal evaluation, effect of field practices, and grape genetics and breeding. All papers are peer reviewed, and authorship of papers is not limited to members of ASEV. The science editor and a group of associate editors, drawn from academic and research institutions worldwide, guide the content of the journals.
http://www.ajevonline.org/ and http://www.asevcatalyst.org/ makes publications available to ASEV members online and sells individual articles to the general public. These journals are hosted by Stanford University Libraries’ HighWire Press®. Please see http://www.ajevonline.org/ and http://www.asevcatalyst.org/ for more information, including Terms of Use, Frequently Asked Questions, and AJEV Online Subscriber Help & Services. Credit Card information to purchase AJEV articles is obtained by using a secured encryption under a security certificate issued by Equifax Secure Global ebusiness CA-1 to Secure.Highwire.org.

Links to Third Party Websites

The AJEV and Catalyst, published quarterly, are the official journals of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV). ASEV publishes full-length research papers, literature reviews, research notes, and technical briefs on various aspects of enology and viticulture, including wine chemistry, sensory science, process engineering, wine quality assessments, microbiology, methods development, plant pathogenesis, diseases and pests of grape, rootstock and clonal evaluation, effect of field practices, and grape genetics and breeding. All papers are peer reviewed, and authorship of papers is not limited to members of ASEV. The science editor and a group of associate editors, drawn from academic and research institutions worldwide, guide the content of the journals. ASEV makes their publications available to ASEV members online and sells individual articles to the general public. AJEV and Catalyst are hosted by Stanford University Libraries’ ®. Please see ajevonline.org and asevcatalyst.org for more information. Credit Card information to purchase AJEV articles is obtained by using a secured encryption under a security certificate issued by Equifax Secure Global ebusiness CA-1 to Secure.Highwire.org. This website may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than ASEV. For example, clicking on any link within our website may bring you to a website operated by a party independent of ASEV. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference only. ASEV does not control such websites, and is not responsible for their contents. ASEV’s inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators, and your access and use of such websites, including information, material, products and services therein, is solely at your own risk. Furthermore, because the Privacy Policy you just read is applicable only when you are on our website, once linked to another website, you should read that website’s privacy policy before disclosing any personal information.

Linking to this Site
You may create links to this website from other sites, but only in accordance with the terms of ASEV’s Web Link & Logo License Agreement. ASEV has a Linking Policy. Please to visit to read more.

Changes to Website
ASEV, its employees, officers, directors and agents may make improvements or changes in the information, services, products, and other materials on this website, or terminate this website, at any time without notice. ASEV may modify this Agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Agreement. Accordingly, you agree to review the Agreement periodically, and your continued access or use of this website shall be deemed your acceptance of the modified Agreement.

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