Terms and Conditions

Thank you for choosing to buy from Teaka. The following contains our terms and conditions and specifically our terms of service and privacy policy.

By trading with us and using our service you accept our terms and conditions as specified below. These apply to trading with Teaka (using our website address: www.teaka.life). If you purchase our goods from another platform or retailer, you will be subject to that company's terms and conditions.

 

Terms of Service

Processing and Shipping: Processing and handling of orders will take between 2-4 business days. Once the order has been fulfilled and has been shipped, an email will provide you with a tracking number for your order. During Covid there may be delays experienced.

If you are unhappy with your order, please contact us at info@teaka.life to discuss the issue. We will investigate and see what we can offer to ensure that you are never disappointed with a Teaka product again.

Products: If you are purchasing online and are unsure on the product or flavour, please send an email to info@teaka.life or call us and we will assist you. Same applies if you are inquiring into future products.

Payment: All payment methods are accepted for purchases made online or via the telephone/other. Teaka's website uses Stripe and Square payment gateways. It accepts Mastercard, VISA, American Express (Amex), JCB as well as Google Pay and Apple Pay with Stripe activated.  In addition we support Inter Bank Transfer (BACS) and Cash on Pickup/Delivery. Customers who purchase online will have stock shipped directly to them or Teaka will agree on a pickup/delivery location.

Fees: Potential additional fees may be incurred in the following situations:

-Restocking: If your order is cancelled for any reason, including but not limited to fraud, incorrect shipping information or the like, you may be charged a restocking and/or cancellation fee or ten percent (10%) of the order, including shipping.

-Order Changes: Changes cannot be made to your order once it has been placed and accepted by Teaka. This includes but not limited to combining orders, adding items, swapping products, changing the shipping address or the like. Re-deliveries will be at the customer's cost. If an attempt to make a delivery is unsuccessful and the package is returned to us, the package will not be resent until the customer makes contact with us. Re-delivery fees start at $10 and can differ depending on location and package size.

Volume Purchases: Maximum limits on purchases apply when we have sales on. We reserve the right to refuse sale/refund on an order if we believe you have poor intentions or are going to attempt to re-sell a Teaka product without consent.

Teaka also has volume limits on orders placed directly on our website. This is due to regulations in our Victorian liquor license. Customers buying products on our website are limited to two 700mL bottles of spirit per order. For larger volume purchases, please talk to one of our partners such as Kaddy or a liquor retailer.

Limitation of liability: Subject to Law, Teaka makes no representation and gives no warranty in relation to any sale or supply of Goods by Teaka to you. You acknowledge that you have not relied upon any representation or warranty made by or on behalf of Teaka in relation to any sale or supply of Goods pursuant to these Terms and Conditions,

Medical conditions: Teaka sells alcoholic consumable products to which we do not claim at any point are a meal substitute for a normal recommend diet, nor do we recommend or claim to consume our products in order to improve your health. You acknowledge that alcohol may be detrimental to your health particularly if consumed in high volumes. If you choose to consume Teaka's products in high volumes, you do so at your own risk. Alcohol may be detrimental to the health of pregnant women.

 

Refund Policy

Refunds: We accept returns and product exchanges in accordance with Australian Consumer Law.

Teaka reserves the right to ask for the product to be returned prior to offering a refund, exchange, credit or discount to ensure the product is faulty and/or damaged. Teaka reserves the right to asses the age and condition of the returned product prior to offering a repair, refund or exchange. If the product does appear to be faulty and/or damaged, Teaka will then offer a refund, exchange, credit or discount including partial or full credit for the return postage cost.

In order to qualify for a refund, the issue must be raised immediately with Teaka via email on info@teaka.life. We will not address your issue via social media. Without photos or proof of purchase/damage, the refund, exchange, credit or discount does not need to be offered.
User error does not warrant a refund, exchange, credit or discount. Please follow the provided instruction on the packaging.

If your order is cancelled for any reason, including but not limited to fraud detection, incorrect shipping information provided or the like - you may be charged a restocking and/or cancellation fee.
A discount may be offered instead of a refund or exchange.

Exchange: For hygiene reasons,Teaka does not offer exchanges nor refunds on products due to a simple change of mind.
Please note, simply being unhappy with a product does not warrant a refund, credit or exchange.
Options are - refund or exchange or credit or discount offer. Options will never include more than one of these options.

Postal damage of a product: If your order arrives damaged to you from the post, please take a photo of your product in its packaging immediately and send to info@teaka.life along with your invoice number and date of arrival. Failure to raise the issue immediately may result in no offer of refund or exchange.

If the ordered products are damaged as a result of our lack of reasonable protection of packaging, we will be happy to reimburse. The amount will be determined after the damage is reviewed. If the item(s) are deemed damaged from excessive mishandling by the shipment company, a claim must be lodged with Australia Post or Sendle for reimbursement. We will provide details to assist you with this process.

Late/missing products: If you order is late, refer to your updated tracking email to track your parcel with Australia Post or Sendle. If this does not rectify your issue, please contact us directly on info@teaka.life to address the issue.

Once the order is sent and we provide a postal tracking number, Teaka is no longer responsible for the goods nor for a refund due to being lost in transit. For lost parcel tracking enquirers, please see Australia Post/Sendle's tracking details.

Return Shipping: You may be responsible for paying for your own shipping costs for returning your item depending on the reason for the return. Return shipping costs may not be refundable. If you receive a refund, the cost of return shipping may be partially or fully deducted from your refund.

 

Intellectual Property Rights

You acknowledge that all Intellectual Property, including all intellectual property rights, graphics, logos, trade marks, distinctive brand features, design, text, icons, the arrangement of them, sound recordings and all software relating to this website, are owned by Teaka or a related body corporate of Teaka, and that these remain the property of their respective owners and must not be used in any manner without the prior written consent of the owner. These intellectual property rights are protected by Australian and international Law and nothing in these Terms of Use gives you a right to use any of them.

Nothing contained on this website is to be interpreted as a recommendation to use any information on this website in a manner which infringes the intellectual property rights of any person. Teaka makes no representations or warranties that your use of the information on this website will not infringe such intellectual property rights.

 

Teaka Competition Give Away

Terms and Conditions.

  1. Instructions, prizes and information on how to enter form part of these Terms and Conditions. By entering, entrants are representing to Teaka that they have read, understood, agree with and accept in full these Terms and Conditions.
  2. The promotional period commences at 9.00 am AEDST Wednesday, 19th May 2021 and ends at 11:59PM pm AEDST, Friday 25th June 2021 (“Promotional Period”).
  3. 5 X 4 Pack of 700ml Teaka Tea Spirits to be won.
  4. To enter, fill in the above form with your contact details
  5. One individual winner per pack.
  6. Entries are open to Australian residents aged 18 years and older.
  7. Winners will be drawn at random on June 26th
  8. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time (including, for the avoidance of doubt, after the selection of the winning entry), to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
  9. By completing this competition entry form, you agree to subscribe to correspondence from Teaka in the form of newsletters, updates and/or marketing information. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from Teaka using www.teaka.life (the Site). If you purchase our goods from another platform or retailer, you will be subject to that company's privacy policy.

Personal information we collect
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information”.

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
- “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

Additionally when you make a purchase or attempt to make a purchase through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers PayPal, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Order Information”.

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Order Information.

How do we use your personal information?
We use the Order Information that we collect generally to fulfill any orders placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with invoices and/or order confirmations). Additionally, we use this Order Information to:
- Communicate with you;
- Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and
- When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

Sharing your personal information
We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use WooCommerce to power our online store--you can read more about how WooCommerce uses your Personal Information on their website.. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site -- you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

Behavioural advertising
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by using the links below:
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
- Google: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
- Bing: https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.

Do not track
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

Your rights
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.

Data retention
When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Order Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.

Changes
We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

Minors
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18. If you are a minor then you should not be using the Site and we accept no liability for Minors trading with us.

Governing law and jurisdiction
These terms and privacy policy are governed according to the law of Victoria, Australia. You irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of law, such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remainder of these Terms of Use, which will continue in full force and effect.

Contact Us
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e‑mail at info@teaka.life.

 

Last updated: 6 September 2020