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Alcohol sales policies for Prime Now sellers

In the Amazon Prime Now Merchant Agreement (the “Agreement”) you agreed that your sales of products regulated as alcoholic beverages under the authority of any alcoholic beverage commission, liquor control board, or any similar or related legal authority (“Alcoholic Beverages”) will be governed by the Agreement as modified by Alcohol Sales Policies. These Alcohol Sales Policies (these “Policies”) govern sales of Your Products that are Alcoholic Beverages notwithstanding any provision of the Agreement to the contrary. All defined terms used but not otherwise defined herein will have the meanings set forth in the Agreement.

  1. We will convey customer Order Fulfillment Information to you, and you will either accept or reject each offer, and you will convey to us Units only in connection with customer orders you have accepted.
  2. If for any reason we have possession of Units in excess of those Units necessary to satisfy customer orders that you have accepted, we will return them to you upon our discovery of them. If we are unable to return such Units to you for any reason and need to dispose of them, we will destroy them on your behalf. We will never take title to such Units and will never sell them, exchange them for anything of value, or donate them.
  3. As part of our Service, we will assist you with all customer service issues relating to packaging, handling and shipment and customer returns, refunds and adjustments related to Your Products, in consultation with you and your preferences that you communicated to us in writing.
  4. Your Sales Proceeds will not be applied to the payment of applicable fees, including the Fees, and other amounts due under the Agreement and will be remitted to you in full.
  5. You will be billed for Fees and other applicable fees or amounts we may collect under the Agreement on a daily basis with payment due on receipt, and Amazon Payments may (a) charge a credit card acceptable to Amazon for which you have provided us credit card information, (b) invoice you for amounts due to us under the Agreement, in which case you will pay the invoiced amounts upon receipt, (c) draft payments from your Bank Account pursuant to your prior authorization, or (d) seek payment from you by any other lawful means.

You covenant and agree to:

  1. Possess at all times all valid licenses required for the retail sale of Alcoholic Beverages in the applicable jurisdiction(s), with the right to ship alcohol to consumers
  2. Provide relevant input with respect to any geographic restrictions to confine sale of Alcoholic Beverages to the legally permitted jurisdiction(s).
  3. Provide Alcoholic Beverages pursuant to customer orders to an Amazon delivery agent only from your licensed retail premises during legally permitted periods of time.
  4. If engaged in multi-jurisdictional sales, ensure that alcoholic beverages delivered through the Service to a specific jurisdiction will be sold and shipped from your licensed retail premises in the same jurisdiction.
  5. Notify Amazon and cease accepting and fulfilling orders immediately if any applicable alcoholic beverage license is suspended, surrendered, cancelled, terminated or revoked.
  6. Comply with all applicable local, state and federal regulations and laws related to the offer, sale, and shipment of alcoholic beverages.
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