PINGZA LTD is a UK online platform facilitator (hereinafter “Pingza”, “we” or us”), providing a platform that enables registered users (hereinafter singular “User” and plural “Users”) to rate and review wine ratings and wine information via website or mobile application. It also enables Users to follow other Users to see their ongoing reviews and connect with contacts from e.g. social medias etc.
Our address is Oaklands House, 2 Oaklands Business Park, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 2FD, United Kingdom, and the platform is owned by PINGZA LTD, company registration number is 4535280. Pingza can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
These general terms and conditions (hereafter referred to as “Terms”) apply between Pingza and the User for all use of our websites, https://www.pingzawine.com/ (hereinafter “Web”), and all use of our application for mobile devices (hereinafter “App”). By using the functionalities of Pingza’s Web and/or App (hereinafter collectively called the “Platform”), the User agrees with the terms and conditions described in these Terms for using our Platform as described herein, and as may be amended from time to time by us.
Last Updated: July 22, 2019
- Scope of terms
Pingza has created a Platform that enables Users to review and read reviews on wines and to buy wines from various third-party vendors.
In order to use our Platform, the User must either sign in using a third-party application log-in, e.g. Facebook, or fill out a form and create a profile without a third-party application log-in.
Users submitted to the Platform will then be introduced to the various of reviews on wines based on criteria provided by the User, and the User can buy, rate and review wine ratings.
The Platform is intended for use by adults of legal drinking age in the jurisdiction in which you reside. If we receive notice or reasonably believe that someone under the legal drinking age has provided us with personal information, we will promptly delete the account and all personal information that has been provided to us.
- Pingza as Platform provider
The User is aware that use of the Platform is without any responsibility for Pingza, as Pingza is only providing the Platform as a service to enable Users to review and read reviews and recommendation on wines and to buy wines from various third-party vendors.
Pingza is a Platform provider only, and we are not obliged to provide any background check or qualification and no approval procedure, system or process towards the Users and/or the content of the Platform.
In no event shall Pingza be liable (directly or indirectly) for any losses and damages resulting from communications between Users and with possible third-party vendors.
- The User’s obligations
The User must at all times:
Provide Pingza with correct account information of name, address and e-mail address, etc.
Respect and comply with these Terms.
Avoid posting personal data concerning itself or other, including especially special categories of data (such as information about a person’s health, addictions or allergies) or transmitting any content that is offensive, inappropriate or illegal, or otherwise in conflict with these Terms.
Avoid posting any content that infringes or violates another person’s rights (including intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity).
Failure to comply with the above may resolve in our deactivation of User account and/or banishment from the Platform and/or the functionalities with any notice or without notice at the sole discretion of Pingza.
Using the Platform, the App or some of the functionalities may be prohibited or restricted in certain countries. The User is responsible for complying with the laws and regulations of the territory from which the Platform is accessed or used.
- Platform functionalities
In order to gain access to the functionalities of the Platform, the User has to sign up and register as a User of the Platform.
The User is solely responsible for any content of reviews, posting pictures and information made available on the Platform and the public.
The User solely is responsible for all interactions with other Users or other third-party vendors in connection with the Platform.
- Maintenance and support
The User is responsible for installing any available updates to the App. We have no responsibility for incidents due to missing updates, or otherwise.
- Pingza’s Warranty
We do not provide any warranty unless specific and expressly stated.
Third-party terms may include applicable disclaimers.
Pingza underlines that it offers no warranty, explicit or implied, regarding accuracy of any reviews or information regarding the wines.
- Liability limitation
Due to the nature of the services provided, in general no liability incurs with Pingza, as any potential liability lies with the Users.
If in extraordinary cases Pingza should be liable, such liability is limited in the following ways:
no indirect loss is covered, including but not limited to loss of data, revenue loss, edition sales, etc.;
damages are under any circumstances limited to £500;
only claims based on gross negligence or intent of Pingza can be filed.
Pingza is never liable for errors on the Platform, or underlying software, the services or any information provided by Users. The Platform and all its functionalities are provided to the User “as is”.
The limitations and exclusions in this section(Liability limitation) apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.
- Duration and Termination
These Terms are in force for as long as the Users account is active.
Pingza is entitled to terminate a user account immediately if the User violates the regulations of these Terms.
Pingza’s rights to user content shall not be affected by the termination of the Terms or a user account.
These Terms may from time to time be amended at Pingza’s sole discretion, followed by a notification to the Users. Users are bound by any changes to the Terms when using the Platform after changes have been posted.
An updated version of the Terms will at all-time be available at https://www.pingzawine.com
If a clause in the Terms is not enforceable, the unenforceability of that clause will not affect any other sections of the Terms.
- Law and venue
These Terms and any disputes arising hereof, or other disputes or claims arising out of or in connection with the use of the Platform shall be settled in accordance with UK law in a UK based Court.
- Reward pointsIf the App is used in a way that can be reasonably seen as unfair, Pingza have the right to terminate their access. Such examples would include, but are not limited to, culminating points in a way that is not in the spirit of the App e.g. earning points in a duplicitous way such as writing untrue, or incomplete reviews to gain points, accessing articles purely for the aim of earning points, sending error reports just for the purpose of earning points.