Privacy Policy

Melanson Vineyard recognizes that our relationships with customers are based on the highest level of integrity.  That includes our commitment to protect your privacy, and this policy summarizes what personal details we may collect from you before, during or after you use (the “Site”) and what we will do with that information.

Personal Information.
  During your visit to the Site, we will only collect: personal information that you choose to provide, which is necessary to process and send orders, contact you about your order, and provide information you request.  We will collect your general contact information (such as name and e-mail address, address, and phone numbers) credit card payment information, information about your shopping history and the like. Any credit card information gathered is used strictly for the purposes of processing your order(s) and is transmitted in an encrypted format.
We endeavor to ensure that the personal information you submit is kept private. Unless you give us permission, we do not disclose your personally identifiable information to unaffiliated third parties for their independent use, unless required to do so by law.
We may collect anonymous information from you to enhance Site features and to create a general demographic profile of visitors. Once your session ends, we will not be able to identify you personally from such data.  If you wish to remove your personal details from our marketing database at any time, please email us.  Some information pertaining to online purchases may remain in our offline databases as a record of the transaction.
Your Account.  Visitors who are on our mailing list or who purchase wine from the Site can manage their account profile to change their contact and billing information.  You are responsible for maintaining the security of your username and password and for any unauthorized use of your account information.
Email.  If you wish to stop receiving our wine club notifications, special discount offers and other emails from us just click on the “unsubscribe” link which is included in each email.
Public Areas.  Any information you post on the Site’s public areas or our social network pages are accessible to and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages or other contact from others. You are advised to use caution when posting personal information about yourself on this or any site.
Links to Other Websites.  The Site may contain links to sites not owned or managed by us or our affiliates. We provide such links solely for the convenience of our visitors. We are not responsible for the accuracy, legal or regulatory compliance, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites, and such sites are not investigated, monitored, or checked for accuracy or completeness. The inclusion of links and/or interfaces to such sites does not imply our approval or endorsement of such site or any association with its operators. We urge you to read the policies on these sites before using their products or services as we are not responsible for the privacy practices, terms or content of these sites.
Cookies. We may use "cookies" to help us recognize you on any return visits you make to our Site and to make any registration or other procedures easier for you. Cookies are small pieces of information, which will be stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. The cookies used by us will not give us any personal details about you. If you do not wish cookies to be stored on your browser refer to your browser’s relevant help menu looking under cookies, privacy, security or the like; however, our Site may not operate properly if you instruct your browser to reject our cookies.
No Data Collected from Children.  Our Site is not directed at children and may not be accessed by persons under the legal drinking age. As a result, we will not knowingly collect information from minors with or without consent from their parent(s) or guardian.
No Warranty.  We provide this Site “As Is” without any warranty, express or implied, including a warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.  Though we use our best efforts to maintain the security of our Site and your personal information, due to the inherent nature of the Internet, transmission through our Site cannot be guaranteed as 100% secure.  You assume this risk by using the Site.

How to Remove Your Name from Our Email List. 
Click “unsubscribe” in our email, email us or send us a postcard indicating you would like to opt-out of our emails.  A postcard may be sent to Melanson Vineyard, P.O. Box 1118 Mill Valley, CA  94942 Attention:  Mailing List.
Changes to our Privacy Policy.  Melanson Vineyard reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. By using this Site, you accept all the terms of the Privacy Policy posted at that time of use.

Governing Law.  This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of the State of California.  By providing personal information to Melanson Vineyard through the Site, you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of federal and state courts in Napa County, California, USA, for all disputes related to the use of the Site, our products or services.
Review of Information.  If you think the personal information we keep about you is incorrect, you may update it by logging into your profile. We may retain your information due to technical and legal requirements, constraints related to security, integrity and operation of our Site or to resolve disputes.