Terms and Conditions.

1. This Website

This website is owned and operated by JB and ML Scott (ABN 79 809 166 517) operating as Highlands Wine Tours (“Highlands Wine Tours”) and operates under the domain name “www.highlandswinetours.com.au” (“The Website”).

If you use or access the The Website you accept the terms of use which follow including all disclaimers and any other rules of use contained on this Website and changes to them that Highlands Wine Tours may make from time to time. You should review them carefully and check periodically for any changes. If you do not agree with the terms of use, notices, disclaimers and any other rules you are not authorised to use the Website.

2. Copyright and Trademarks

Highlands Wine Tours reserves all rights, including copyright under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) of all material on this website. The material includes information, text, material designs, logos, insignia, graphics and other images or other works or subject matter and any other form of content and may not be re-written, framed, linked, copied, re-sold, re-distributed or transmitted in any form by any process, or otherwise used without the prior specific written permission of Highlands Wine Tours. There may also be material that is held by other organisations that is used by Highlands Wine Tours with permission from that organisation. This material is also subject to this clause.

3. Disclaimer

This website and the information herein is furnished “as is”, is subject to change without notice, and should not be construed as a commitment by Highlands Wine Tours. Furthermore Highlands Wine Tours assumes no responsibility or liability for any errors or inaccuracies, makes no warranty of any kind (express, implied or statutory) with respect to this publication, and expressly disclaims any and all warranties of merchantability, fitness for particular purposes and non-infringement of third party rights.

4. Privacy Policy.

Highlands Wine Tours is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. We hope the following policy will help you understands how Highlands Wine Tours collects, uses and safeguards the personal information you provide on our website.

5. Collection of Personal Information

When you browse the Highlands Wine Tours site, you do so anonymously. We do not collect any personal information. In some circumstances, Highlands Wine Tours may request voluntary personal information from you, like your email address, company name or telephone number for purposes such as correspondence, registration, making a purchase, or participating in an online survey. In general, you can visit our site without divulging any personal information. However, there are areas of this site that require this information to complete their customisation functions, and may not be available to those choosing not to reveal the information requested.

6. Tour Disclaimer

All tour fares are inclusive of GST (Taxes). Online booking attracts a charge of 2.5% of tour cost. Highlands Wine Tours reserves the right to cancel tours, amend fares, itineraries and days of operation. At times it may be necessary to provide alternative transport or use associated tour operators as required. Refunds are not available for wet or changing weather conditions. Prices shown are in Australian currency and are subject to change with out notice.

Highlands Wine Tours cannot and does not take any responsibility for any injury or loss of any type arising in any matter for any tour components not operated by Highlands Wine Tours. Highlands Wine Tours does not accept responsibility for loss or damage to any property. A minimum of two (2) passengers are required for the tour to proceed – unless permission from Highlands Wine Tours is otherwise received. All tours are escorted by an experienced host/driver.

7. Tour Variations / Cancellations

To confirm your place in a tour or your group booking 30% deposit is required as soon as possible. Your booking cannot be confirmed until this deposit is received.
Full payment for group bookings is required 14 days before the date of the tour.

Tour variations may occur due to extreme weather conditions, other tourism operator closures, last minute changes received from other tourism operators or traffic disruptions. If any of these circumstances should arise, Highlands Wine Tours will revise the itinerary to impact as little as possible on the remainder of the tour.

8. Cancellation Policies

For all bookings made with Highlands Wine Tours the following cancellation charges apply:

* For all cancellations 15% admin fee will be charged on total tour amount

* For cancellations between 2-14 days before the tour date 50% cancellation penalty applies on total tour amount

* For cancellations with less than 48 hours notice or “no show” 100% cancellation penalty applies on total tour amount

9. Information Use

Once you choose to provide us with personally identifiable information, you can be assured that it will only be used to support your customer relationship with Highlands Wine Tours. If you provide us with your email or postal address, we will ask you if we can use it to send you updates on the latest Highlands Wine Tours products and promotions. From time to time, we may use your information to contact you for market research or to provide you with marketing information we think would be of particular interest to you. We will also ask you if you want us to share your personal information with other companies that offer related services. If you do not want us or other companies to contact you, you can choose to “opt out” and Highlands Wine Tours will respect your wishes. We do not share any personal information that you have provided to us with anyone else outside of Highlands Wine Tours without your consent, and no one else can access your information. Highlands Wine Tours reserves the right to change, modify or update this statement at any time without notice.