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1. Registration in the BTN – Beveragetradenetwork.com

Registration in the BTN World Directory is free. BTN reserves the right to deny any submission if the profile is incomplete or contains false information. By registering with BTN you confirm that you accept our terms and conditions listed here and also accept our legal agreement. As a new member, you will automatically be enrolled in our internal newsletter and will receive The BTN Newsletter, an email for, and about, companies in the beverage industry, buying leads, selling leads, news, events and strategies on how to grow your business. If you wish to unsubscribe, please email us at info@beveragetradenetwork.com

The materials available at this web site are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. The opinions expressed at or through this site are the opinions of the individual author and may not reflect the opinions of BTN. BTN takes no responsibility in accuracy of the content and will not be liable in anyway.

2. Membership

The Membership gives you full access to the company profiles and contact information of all importers, distributors, producers and other companies registered on BTN. You can also exhibit your products on BTN as selling leads and access the contact information of the distributors that posted calls for tenders.

The fees for Membership are $29 per month on a monthly plan or $249 if you choose the yearly plan. Payment can be made by credit card (through PayPal only). The Membership plans are renewed automatically until you inform us that you wish to cancel your subscription.

You may cancel your Membership at anytime by sending an email to benjamin@beveragetradenetwork.com. You will receive a confirmation of your cancellation within 24-48 hours and your Membership will be terminated at the end of the current billing period or at the date specified in your notice.

If you terminate your membership prior to its expiration, you will not be entitled to a refund of any fees for the remaining days. The Membership fee is not refundable. Your first use of the BTN Service will be conclusively deemed acceptance of all our terms.
BTN reserves the right to deny the Membership to any users for any reason. In such case, BTN will not process your payment.


You may not copy any of the data found on the BTN website to develop marketing services or send out newsletters for other companies. If you do so, we will immediately revoke your Membership without any refund.

3. Username & Passwords.

Your username and password should be kept strictly confidential to prevent unauthorized use. You must not transfer your Membership password to any other organizations.

The use of your password by a third party would represent a breach of this agreement, and revoke immediately your authorization and access to BTN services without a refund.

4. Disclaimer of Warranty.

BTN does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided in its database as such information is provided by members and other third parties. All business contacts, services, or transactions that you may develop via the BTN Service are solely between you and the other parties involved. BTN does not warrant that the functions provided on its website will be uninterrupted or error-free. BTN provides this site on an “AS IS” basis, and you are responsible for your use of this site and services. We make no representations or warranties of any kind as to the operation of this site or the content, information, services and products featured thereon. We reserve the right to make changes to this site and these terms, conditions and disclaimers at any time without notification. BTN disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to the site and the content, information, services and products featured thereon, including without limitation all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, freedom from computer virus, and those arising from course of dealing and course of performance, to the maximum extent permitted by law. In no event will BTN be liable for any damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the use or inability to use this site, or for any information, products, services or software provided by or through this site, including but not limited to any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, even if BTN has been previously advised about the possibility of such damages, and whether in an action under contract, tort, strict liability or other theory.
You agree to indemnify and hold BTN harmless from any claim, action, demand, loss, or damages (including attorneys’ fees) made or incurred by any third party arising out of or relating to your use of the Service.
By using BTN, you are stating that you are at least 18 years of age. If you are underage, parental/guardian consent must be obtained and appropriate documentation must be provided.

5. Limitation of Liability.

BTN and its employees shall not be liable for any business or eventual damages in connection with the use of the BTN service or its website or the Internet.

BTN articles are not legal advise from BeverageTradeNetwork. BTN takes no responsibility in the accuracy of the information.BTN site should not be used as a substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction.

Please, contact us if you have any questions about this Agreement.
Legal Department legal@beveragetradenetwork.com

6. Posting Guidelines - Event, News and General

An event and news posted on the BTN must have a non-alcoholic drink, wine, beer or spirits theme. If your event includes drinks, but the main theme is something else (such as: fund raiser, art exhibit, entertainment, networking), the posting must emphasize the prominence of food, wine, beer or spirits at your event. Otherwise, the event might not be suitable for our site audience and we may not post it. Postings that do not meet our guidelines will not be allowed on the site. Always mention the cost (if any) for the tasting or event or your trade show. If it is free, mention that it is a FREE event. Please post links in the website link field only. Our news posting form can be used to send us news, a new product announcement, or to submit an anonymous tip. If you have any questions or encounter trouble with the form, please email info@beveragetradenetwork.com or call our editorial department on +1 855 481 1112

7. User posting and feedback

Any feedback, story, photograph, idea or other submission or material that you transmit or post to this site or otherwise provide to BTN of a non-commercial, non-transactional nature will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary, and you agree that BTN is free to use, disseminate, reproduce, modify, and create derivative works from the same for any purpose. Personal information you provide to BTN will be respected in the manner described in our Privacy Policy. BeverageTradeNetwork will post the images posted by users and take content and images from user websites and post on internet including leading social platforms.

8. Content

You further agree not to use BTN's (Beverage Trade Network) service to send or post any message or material that is unlawful, abusive, libelous, defamatory, racially or sexually offensive, inaccurate, illegal or other objectionable material of any type. You also agree not to use BTN to encourage conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, constitute civil liability or violate applicable local, state, national and international legislation or regulations. BTN reserves the right to delete (or not delete) any such material. You may not use BTN service to disseminate commercial material without BTN's expressed consent. A BTN Gold member logo, a BTN Organic Member Logo, a BTN Buyer logo, a BTN associate logo all need approval of BTN before being used.
BTN will cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials and/or agencies in the investigation of any person who is in violation of these Terms of Use.

BTN content and articles are not legal advise from BeverageTradeNetwork. BTN takes no responsibility in the accuracy of the information.BTN site should not be used as a substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction.

9. Privacy Policy

BTN collects information about our visitors at registration, as they use our web site, and when they participate in various feedback mechanisms (user polls, surveys, etc.). BTN does not resell or distribute any of this information.
In addition, BTN uses third party services to collect information about usage of this web site, including, but not limited to Google Analytics.

Beverage Trade Network provides links from this site to the Web sites of other organizations for informational purposes only. The links do not imply an endorsement by of these other organizations or the content of their Web sites. The Beverage Trade Network also posts material prepared by other organizations and individuals not employed by Beverage Trade Network for informational purposes. Beverage Trade Network does not necessarily agree with the opinions expressed in such material.

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