Welcome to the SIA Scotch Whisky Website. Any use by you of the SIA Scotch Whisky Website at (“Website”) is conditional upon your acceptance of these Terms & Conditions, including our Privacy Policy (below).The following Terms and Conditions apply to users, viewers and all people who access this Website.




By accessing, using or downloading content from this Website, you are agreeing to follow and be bound by these Terms and Conditions, which are revised and effective as of July 24, 2013, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this Website are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

All references to ‘our’, ‘us’, ‘we’ or ‘Company’ within this policy and within the opt-in notice are deemed to refer to Whisky Archive, Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates and associates, SIA Scotch Whisky and Website (“Website”).

You are not required to register in order to use the Website.

Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions are reserved.

Use License

Material from this Website may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed, commercially exploited or adapted in any way without the prior written consent of Whisky Archive, Inc.

You may access most areas of the Website without registering your details with us. Certain areas of the Website are only open to you if you register.

Whisky Archive, Inc. reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions from time to time at its sole discretion by updating this posting.

It is your responsibility periodically to review this page for updates to these Terms & Conditions, which shall come into effect once posted. Your continued use of the Website will be deemed acceptance of these Terms & Conditions, including our Privacy Policy.


The materials on the Website are provided “as is”. Whisky Archive, Inc. makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Whisky Archive, Inc. does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any websites linked to this Website.


In no event shall Whisky Archive, Inc. or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on the Website, even if Whisky Archive, Inc. or a Whisky Archive, Inc. authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

Revisions & Errata

The materials appearing on the Website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Whisky Archive, Inc. does not warrant that any of the materials on its Website are accurate, complete, or current. Whisky Archive, Inc. may make changes to the materials contained on its Website at any time without notice. Whisky Archive, Inc. does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.


Whisky Archive, Inc. has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked website. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Whisky Archive, Inc. of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.


All comments, text, graphics, video, audio, feedback, information or materials submitted to Whisky Archive, Inc. through or as a result of this Website (“Submissions”) shall be considered non-confidential and Whisky Archive, Inc.. By providing such Submissions to Whisky Archive, Inc., you agree to assign to Whisky Archive, Inc., at no charge, all worldwide rights, title and interest in copyrights and other intellectual property rights to the Submissions. Whisky Archive, Inc. shall be free to use and/or disseminate such Submissions on an unrestricted basis for any purpose. You acknowledge that you are responsible for the Submissions that you provide, and that you have full responsibility for the Submissions, including their legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright.

Although we ask all Website users to adhere to these Terms and Conditions, you acknowledge that other users may submit material that you consider offensive or objectionable. The Company assumes no responsibility or liability for the individual user content submitted to the Website and such submissions do not represent the views of the Company.

In contributing to our Website you agree to grant us a royalty-free, non-exclusive license to publish and otherwise use the material in any way that we want, and in any media worldwide.

Links to Other Websites

Links to third-party websites on the Website are provided solely for your convenience. If you use these links, you leave the Website. The Company has not reviewed all of these third-party websites and does not control and is not responsible for these websites or their content or availability. The Company therefore does not endorse or make any representations about them, or any material found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to the Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Site Terms of Use Modifications

Whisky Archive, Inc. may revise these terms of use for its Website at any time without notice. By using this Website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions.

Governing Law

This Website is controlled and operated by Whisky Archive, Inc from its corporate headquarters in San Francisco, California. Any claim or dispute relating to your use or attempted use of this Website (“Claims”) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions.

“Claims” means all claims, disputes, or controversies between you and us of any nature or kind, whether pre-existing, present, or future, that arise from or relate to the use of the website or any Whisky Archive, Inc. products or services (collectively the “Services”).

You agree to indemnify Whisky Archive, Inc. against all legal fees, damages and other expenses that may be incurred by the Whisky Archive, Inc. as a result of a breach or suspected breach by you of any of the Terms or the rights of any third-party or any violation by you of any law.

Notice for California Users

Under California Civil Code Section 1789.3, California users of the Site are entitled to the following specific consumer rights notice: The headquarters of Whisky Archive, Inc. is currently located at 1550 17 Street, San Francisco, California 94107, phone (415) 484-5352. The charges for the Services are specified on the Site. If You have a complaint regarding the Services or want to request a paper copy of these Terms, please contact Whisky Archive, Inc by writing to the address above, or by email at, or by calling (415) 484-5352. The Consumer Information Center of the Department of Consumer Affairs may be contacted in writing at 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N-112, Sacramento, CA 95384, or by telephone at (916) 445-1254 or (800) 952-5210.


This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Whisky Archive, Inc. and collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Website”). This privacy policy applies to the Website and all products and services offered by Whisky Archive, Inc.

All references to ‘our’, ‘us’, ‘we’ or ‘company’ within this policy are deemed to refer to Whisky Archive, Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates and associates.

Whisky Archive Inc. is committed to respecting your privacy and providing you proper protection and management of any Personal Identifiable Information you choose to share with us. “Personally Identifiable Information” consists of any information by which you can be personally identified or contacted, such as your first and last name, home or other physical address (including street name and name of a city or town), telephone number or email address. Whisky Archive, Inc. will not sell, share, or rent your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

Personal Identification Information

We may collect personally identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Website, subscribe to our newsletter, fill out a form, respond to a survey, and other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Website. Users may visit anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Website related activities.

Non-Personal Identification Information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Website. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Website, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web Browser Cookies

Our Website may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert them when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Website may not function properly.

How We Use Collected Information

Whisky Archive, Inc. collects and uses Users’ personal information for the following purposes:

– To improve customer support and help us to more effectively respond to your customer support requests.

– To administer a content, promotion, survey or other Website feature and to send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think may be of interest to them.

– To send periodic emails. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. The email address Users provide for order processing, will only be used to send them information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

How We Protect Your Information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Website.

Sharing Your Personal Information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users’ personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Website or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third-parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Compliance with Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Website from those we actually know are under 21, and no part of our Website is structured to attract anyone under 21.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Whisky Archive, Inc. has the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Website. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please email us at or write to us at Whisky Archive, Inc.1550 17 Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 Attn: Privacy.

Last Updated June 27, 2013