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Terms & Conditions of Use

Acceptance of Terms

Welcome to the Tea Too Pty Ltd website (“Website”). Tea Too Pty Ltd provides services to you subject to the following Terms of Use, which may be amended by us from time to time with no notice to you. When using any Tea Too Pty Ltd service you are also subject to any rules or guidelines which may be posted, or emailed from time to time. All such rules or guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms of Use.

Your continued use of the Website constitutes an affirmative, acknowledgment and agreement by you that you accept and agree to abide and be bound by these Terms of Use and any amendments.

These Terms of Use will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Victoria, Australia. You irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria. If any provision of this agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of law, that clause will be severed from these Terms of Use and such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remainder of the Terms of Use which will continue in full force and effect.

For the purpose of these Terms of Use, “Content” means material such as text, software, images, audio and video, including links to that material.

Accuracy of Information

All material on the Website is provided in good faith. It is derived from sources believed to be accurate and current as at the date of publication. Your use of the Website is at your sole risk. Access to the Website is provided on an 'as available' basis. Neither Tea Too Pty Ltd its related bodies corporate nor its or their directors or employees make any representation or warranty that (i) any material on the Website will be reliable, accurate or complete (nor do they accept any responsibility arising in any way for errors in, or omissions from that material); or (ii) your access to the Website will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. Tea Too Pty Ltd will not be liable for loss resulting from any action or decision by you in reliance on the information on the Website, nor any interruption, delay in operation or transmission, virus, communications failure, Internet access difficulties, or malfunction in equipment or software.

Product Descriptions

Tea Too Pty Ltd and its related bodies corporate attempt to be as accurate as possible in the description of products. However, Tea Too Pty Ltd does not warrant that product descriptions are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.

Limitation of Liability

The Trade Practices Act and similar state and territory legislation in Australia may confer rights and remedies on you in relation to the provision by Tea Too Pty Ltd of goods or services on the web site which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified ("Non-excludable Rights"). Tea Too Pty Ltd does not exclude any Non-excludable Rights but does exclude all other conditions and warranties implied by custom, law or statute.

Except as provided for by the Non-excludable Rights: (a) all Content is provided "as is" and “as available” without warranties or guarantees of any kind, either express or implied, (b) Tea Too Pty Ltd and its suppliers expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, (c) Tea Too Pty Ltd does not warrant that the functions contained in any Content or any Communications Facility or your access to the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that any defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server which stores and transmits Content to you are free of viruses or any other harmful components, (d) Tea Too Pty Ltd does not warrant or make any representation regarding your access to, or the results of your access to, the Website (including any related or linked web sites) or any Content in terms of correctness, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability or otherwise, and (e) you (and not Tea Too Pty Ltd) assume the entire cost of any necessary verification, maintenance, repair and/or correction of any relevant Content.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, under no circumstances (including but not limited to any act or omission on the part of Tea Too Pty Ltd) will Tea Too Pty Ltd or its related bodies corporate be liable for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential damages or loss of profits, revenue or goodwill whatsoever which result from any use or access of, or any inability to use or access, the Web Site or any Content. You expressly acknowledge and agree that Tea Too Pty Ltd does not exert control over users of the Website (including individuals referred to on the Website as guests and experts) and is not liable either for their opinions or their behaviour, including any information and/or advice and any defamatory statements or offensive conduct.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Tea Too Pty Ltd‘s liability for breach of any implied warranty or condition which cannot be excluded is limited, at the option of Tea Too Pty Ltd, to the following:

  1. in the case of services supplied or offered by Tea Too Pty Ltd, (a) the supply of the services again, or (b) the payment of the cost of having services supplied again; and
  2. in the case of goods supplied or offered by Tea Too Pty Ltd, (a) the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods, (b) the repair of such goods, (c) the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or acquiring equivalent goods, or (d) the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold harmlessTea Too Pty Ltd and its related bodies corporate (and the officers, agents, partners and employees of each of these) against any and all loss, liability, claim or demand arising out of or in connection with your use and access to the Website.

Copyright

The material provided on the Website is copyright protected. You may only use this material for your own private and non-commercial purposes. Except for the temporary copy held in the computer's cache and a single permanent copy for your personal reference, the material may not otherwise be used, copied, reproduced, published, stored in a retrieval system, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means in whole or part (except where such use constitutes fair dealing under the Copyright Act) without the prior written approval of Tea Too Pty Ltd or the appropriate supplier or licensor of Tea Too Pty Ltd.

You may not use any part of the Content on the Website to establish, maintain or provide, or assist in establishing, maintaining or providing your own publications, Internet site or other means of distribution.

All software used on this web site is the property of Tea Too Pty Ltd or its software suppliers and is protected by Australian and international copyright laws.

Trademarks

The Tea Too Pty Ltd logo and the logos of the Tea Too Pty Ltd products are registered trademarks of Tea Too Pty Ltd or its related bodies corporate. Other trademarks may be displayed on the Website from time to time. These may belong to third parties. Nothing displayed on the Website should be construed as granting any licence or right of use of any logo or trademark displayed on a web site, without the express written permission of the relevant owner.

Your Account, Membership and/or Registration

In consideration of your use of the Website, you agree to:

  • provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the web site’s registration form (such information being the "Registration Data"); and
  • maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

In particular to register, you must provide your real name and email address. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Tea Too Pty Ltd has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Tea Too Pty Ltd has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Website (or any portion thereof).

If you use this Website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Registration Data and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.

Electronic Communications and Your Conduct

When you visit the Website or send an email to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You also consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on this Website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

The Website may contain electronic bulletin boards, chat rooms and other communication facilities which provide for feedback by users to Tea Too Pty Ltd, real-time interaction between users (including individuals referred to as guests and experts) and other electronic messaging and notice services ("Communication Facilities").

It is a condition of your use of any Communication Facility and your access to the Website that you do not do any of the following:

  • restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying any Communication Facility;
  • post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information or material of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable law;
  • post or transmit any material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including material which is an invasion of any privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by copyright, trademark or any other proprietary right or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or relevant right holder;
  • post or transmit any material of any kind which contains a virus or other harmful component;
  • post, transmit or in any way exploit any material of any kind for commercial purposes or which contains any promotional material or advertising;
  • delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded; or
  • download any file posted by any other user of a Communication Facility if you know, or reasonably ought to know, that the file cannot legally be distributed in such manner.

Tea Too Pty Ltd may from time to time monitor or review the contents of its Communication Facilities. While Tea Too Pty Ltd reserves its right to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information and/or materials (in whole or in part) that in Tea Too Pty Ltd’s sole discretion is in any way objectionable or in violation of any applicable law or the Terms of Use, Tea Too Pty Ltd has no obligation whatsoever to monitor any Communication Facility or to edit, delete or refuse to post such contents, nor is Tea Too Pty Ltd responsible for any contents in any Communication Facilities (including any information, comments and/or advice of any individual referred to as guest or expert whose statements on the web site are solely their own). You expressly acknowledge and agree that the Communication Facilities provide a means of public and not private communications.

Tea Too Pty Ltd reserves the right to cooperate fully with any law enforcement authority in any jurisdiction in respect of any lawful direction or request to disclose the identity or other information in respect of anyone posting any materials which violate any applicable or relevant law.

Contributions

Tea Too Pty Ltd may permit you to make share, publish, post, store or upload information including data, text, video, still images, audio or other material on the Website (“Contributions”). You retain sole responsibility for and accept all liability for all Contributions you make to the Website and Tea Too Pty Ltd disclaims any and all liability in connection with Contributions. Tea Too Pty Ltd assumes no responsibility for monitoring any Contributions, and does not endorse the information Contributions. Tea Too Pty Ltd is under no obligation to treat your Contribution as confidential.

Tea Too Pty Ltd may at any time, without liability to you, remove, alter or disable access to any or all of your Contributions in its sole discretion without prior notice to you.

User Licence To Tea Too Pty Ltd

By placing any Contributions, information or other material on the Website (including posting messages, uploading files, inputting data or engaging in any other form of communication), you grant to Tea Too Pty Ltd and its related bodies corporate a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, irrevocable, unrestricted, worldwide licence to do the following in respect of the Contributions, information or material:

  1. use, copy, sublicense, redistribute, adapt, transmit, publish and/or broadcast, publicly perform or display, and
  2. sublicense to any third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted.

The foregoing grant includes the right to exploit all proprietary rights in any such information or other material, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any jurisdiction worldwide. You expressly waive in favour of Tea Too Pty Ltd and any other party authorised by Tea Too Pty Ltd all moral rights and any similar rights in any jurisdiction which you may have or hereafter acquire in respect of any relevant communication or other material. At the request and expense of Tea Too Pty Ltd, you will execute and deliver to Tea Too Pty Ltd such instruments and take such other actions as may be required to carry out this grant of licence and waiver.

Online Security

At Tea Too Pty Ltd we take your online security very seriously. As such, we have prepared the following guidelines and information to help you enjoy trouble free browsing when visiting our web site or interacting with us.

Tea Too Pty Ltd will never ask you to provide personal information like your bank details, credit card details, your address, driving licence or passport numbers via email.

If you’re making an online purchase from Tea Too Pty Ltd and are required to provide us with your bank or credit card details, this will be carried out within a secure browser window. Check that a locked padlock symbol appears at the foot or top of the browser in which you are entering your details. The URL should also change, to start with 'https://...' instead of 'http://...'

Please REPORT any suspicious activity to us immediately.

Risk Of Loss

All items purchased from Tea Too Pty Ltd are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.

GST

Unless stated to be otherwise, charges referred to for use of any services or purchase of any product provided by Tea Too Pty Ltd are GST inclusive. Tea Too Pty Ltd will issue a Tax Invoice for all purchases. GST means the Australian goods and services tax charged under A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (the "Act"). Tax invoice means tax invoice as defined by the Act.

Third party links and advertising

Hyperlinks and pointers to web sites operated by third parties will appear on Tea Too Pty Ltd from time to time. These web sites do not form part of the Website and are not under the control of Tea Too Pty Ltd or its related bodies corporate and neither Tea Too Pty Ltd nor its related companies have any responsibility for the contents of any such hyperlink or linked web site. If you link to any such web sites you leave the Website and do so entirely at your own risk.

The Website displays third party advertisements, which may or may not contain hyperlinks or referral buttons to web sites operated by third parties. The display of such advertising does not in any way imply a recommendation or endorsement by Tea Too Pty Ltd or its related bodies corporate of the relevant advertiser, its products or services or any such linked web site.

If you contact a third party using functionality provided on the Website, including via email, Tea Too Pty Ltd accepts no responsibility for any actions taken by that third party in response to your communication or for any transactions entered into between you and the relevant third party.

Errors And Omissions

Tea Too Pty Ltd endeavours to maintain the accuracy of product images, product descriptions, stock availability and prices, we do however reserve the right to cancel an order and/or reverse a payment if an order has been placed based on erroneous information.

Delivery

In rural and regional areas of Australia, delivery times for Express Parcel Services are in respect of delivery to the Post Office of the principal township in that area. Delivery to final destinations may take longer. If in doubt please check with your local Post Office.

Returns

Tea Too Pty Ltd will accept returns in accordance with Victorian and Australian law. Returns are also accepted with prior approval from Tea Too Pty Ltd where a return authority number will be issued and must be with 30 days of invoice. The item must be unused and the packaging in new condition.

Repairs and Warranties

If a product is faulty please contact us immediately so as to authorize a repair or replacement. If an item arrives and is faulty on arrival please contact us within 14 days so we can arrange a replacement or repair.

 

T2 Gift Card Terms and Conditions of use

Gift Card Overview

The Terms of Use govern the use of your T2 Gift Card and we reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use, at our discretion, from time to time. Below is the most recent version of the T2 Gift Card Terms and Conditions, please contact our Marketing & Media department on +61 3 8968 0600 or by email at marketing@t2tea.com should you have any queries. We recommend that you read these conditions carefully before using your T2 Gift Card.

Gift Card Definitions and Interpretation

In these Terms of Use, the following definitions and interpretations apply:

  1. Words importing the singular number include the plural and vice-versa and words importing any gender include all other genders.
  2. Headings are for reference only and shall not affect the construction of these Terms of Use.
  3. Any reference to “dollars” or “$” is a reference to Australian currency, unless otherwise stated.
  4. The following words shall have meaning given to them:

Card Balance” means the remaining or unspent credit on a T2 Gift Card.“Expiry Date” means the date, being 12 months from the date on which credit is loaded on to the T2 Gift Card at a point of sale in a T2 store, after which any remaining or unspent credit on the T2 Gift Card will not be Redeemable. “PIN” means the 4-digit number on the back of a T2 Gift Card which is required to make a transaction or a Card Balance enquiry.“Redeem” means to reduce the credit loaded on a T2 Gift Card by using the T2 Gift Card to purchase goods or services from us and “Redeeming”, “Redeemed” and “Redeemable” have a corresponding meaning. “Serial Number” means the number which appears beneath the barcode on back of a T2 Gift Card. “T2” means Tea Too Pty Ltd ABN 61 072 399 529 of 69 Salmon Street, Port Melbourne. “T2 Gift Card” means a gift card, issued by T2, which you have purchased or received. “T2 Privacy Policy” means the T2’s privacy policy which is available for viewing and downloading on the Website, as amended from time to time.“Website” means www.t2tea.com. A reference to “we”, “us” or “our” is a reference to T2. A reference to “you” or “your” is a reference to the person who is taken to agree to these Terms of Use pursuant to clause 3.

Gift Card Acceptance of Terms of Use

These Terms of Use apply to every T2 Gift Card.

By purchasing, Redeeming or attempting to Redeem a T2 Gift Card or enquiring as to the Card Balance on a T2 Gift Card, you:

  • accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use;
  • acknowledge that you have read and understood the T2 Privacy Policy; and
  • warrant to us that you will comply with these Terms of Use and all applicable laws and that the T2 Gift Card will not be used in any manner which is unlawful, misleading, deceptive, unfair or otherwise harmful to consumers.

If you intend to give a T2 Gift Card to another person, you should ensure that the person is aware of these Terms of Use and the Expiry Date.

Purchasing a T2 Gift Card

T2 Gift Cards can be purchased online via the Website or from any T2 store. For more information regarding the location of T2 stores, please visit the Website.

A minimum of $10 credit and a maximum of $500 credit can be loaded on any T2 Gift Card by presenting the card at a point of sale in a T2 store. At our absolute discretion, we may change the minimum and maximum amounts of credit that can be loaded on T2 Gift Card. If we decide to change these amounts, we will publish a notice advising of any such changes on the Website.

There may be a delay between when credit is loaded onto a T2 Gift Card and when the T2 Gift Card is activated by our point of sale system. During the period of delay, the T2 Gift Card can not be used to make purchases or to enquire as to the Card Balance.

Your T2 Gift Card is valid for use 12 months from date of purchase. The date of purchase will be written on the T2 Gift Card by a T2 store employee immediately after credit is loaded on to the T2 Gift Card. Any remaining or unspent credit cannot be used or Redeemed after the expiry date.

Redeeming your T2 Gift Card

Your T2 Gift Card can be Redeemed for goods and services from T2 stores and the Website up to the amount of the Card Balance. Any credit Redeemed is deducted from the Card Balance.

Your T2 Gift Card may be Redeemed for goods and services from the Website by entering the Serial Number and the PIN when prompted to do so by the Website. Your use of the T2 Gift Card to acquire goods and services from the Website is at all times governed by the Website’s terms of use.

Your T2 Gift Card may be Redeemed for goods and services from any T2 store by presenting the T2 Gift Card at the point of sale in the T2 store. Your use of the T2 Gift Card at any T2 store is subject to the policies (and, where applicable, other terms of use) of that T2 store regarding the goods and services made available by it.

Where the price of the goods or services being purchased with a T2 Gift Card exceeds the Card Balance, you must pay the amount exceeding the Card Balance by an alternative method, subject to acceptance of such alternative method by the Website or the T2 store in its absolute discretion (whichever is applicable).

The resale of T2 Gift Cards is strictly prohibited, except with our prior written consent. Subject to our prior written consent, T2 Gift Cards can not be sold for more than the value of the credit which was originally loaded on to it. T2 Gift Cards which are resold in breach of this clause will be invalid with the result that purchasers of such T2 Gift Cards will not be able to use or Redeem the Card Balance on their T2 Gift Card.

The use of T2 Gift Cards is restricted to the purchase of standard retail quantities of T2 goods and services.

No re-loading of T2 Gift Cards and no cash advances

Credit may be loaded on to a T2 Gift Card only once. Once the Card Balance of a T2 gift Card has reached a nil balance, it can not be reused, re-loaded or re-activated.

You can not obtain any cash advance with a T2 Gift Card or Redeem (in whole or in part) a T2 Gift Card for cash.

Gift Card Balance enquiries

You can check the Card Balance, Expiry Date and transaction history of your T2 Gift Card by speaking to one of our staff in-store, visiting our Website or contacting our Marketing & Media department on +61 3 8968 0600.

To make any of the above enquires; you must provide the Serial Number and the PIN of the T2 Gift Card.

Lost, stolen or damaged T2 Gift Cards

You must treat your T2 Gift Card like cash. If your T2 Gift Card is lost, stolen or damaged, please contact the T2 store from which you purchased the T2 Gift Card or the person or organisation who gave you the T2 Gift Card. However, we have no obligation to replace the lost, stolen or damaged T2 Gift Card or reimburse you for the amount of the Card Balance on such T2 Gift Card except where the T2 Gift Card is proven to be faulty or damaged as a result of the production process or otherwise due to the fault of us, our agents or contractors and we have breached any condition or warranty implied under any relevant and applicable consumer protection legislation which can not be excluded in these Terms of Use.

We reserve the right to deactivate your T2 Gift Card if:

(a) you inform us that your T2 Gift Card has been lost, stolen or damaged; or

(b) we reasonably believe that you have used, or will use, your T2 Gift Card in breach of these Terms of Use.

Gift Card Liability

You are responsible for the use and safety of your T2 Gift Card and are liable for all transactions made on your T2 Gift Card, except to the extent to which there has been fraud or negligence by us or any of our employees.

Subject at all times to the exceptions in clause 9.3 below, we are not liable to you for any loss or damage (whether direct, indirect, consequential or special) either in negligence, other tort, breach of contract, breach of warranty or for any other reason or cause whatsoever, arising out of or in connection with a T2 Gift Card, these Terms of Use or your use of the Website, including any loss or corruption of data, interference with or damage to your computer or any interruption, delay or failure in the Website.

The exclusion of our liability in clause 9.2 above only applies to the extent permitted by law. Where any relevant and applicable consumer protection legislation implies any condition or warranty that can not be excluded in these Terms of Use, we limit our liability for breach of any such implied conditions or warranties to the re-supply of the services (or costs thereof). Any liability we have to you will be reduced by the extent (if any) to which you caused or contributed to the loss or damage. This clause 9 will apply even after these Terms of Use are no longer in effect.

Gift Card Relationship with T2

T2 Gift Cards may be used as personal or business gifts but may not be used in connection with any marketing, advertising or other promotional activities (including, without limitation, internet advertisements, emails, websites, telemarketing, direct mail, newspaper and magazine advertisements and radio and television broadcasts) unless you have obtained our prior written consent. T2 Gift Cards that are used in marketing, advertising or other promotional activities in breach of this clause 10.1 will be invalid with the result that recipients of such T2 Gift Cards will be unable to Redeem the credit loaded on the T2 Gift Cards.

Use of our name or brands or any names, logos or design in relation to T2 Gift Cards (except when used in connection with the purchase or use of T2 Gift Cards pursuant to these Terms of Use), is strictly prohibited.

You must not use a T2 Gift Card in any manner that states or implies that any person, website, business, product or service is endorsed, sponsored or otherwise affiliated with us or any of our subsidiaries or affiliates.

Gift Card Questions and complaints

If you would like more information about using your T2 Gift Card or if you wish to make a complaint in relation to your T2 Gift Card, please speak to one of our staff in-store, or contact our Marketing & Media department on +61 3 8968 0600 or by email at marketing@t2tea.com.

Any complaints about goods or services purchased with a T2 Gift Card should, in the first instance, be resolved directly with the store from which the goods or services were purchased.

Gift Card General Provisions

These Terms of Use are governed by and will be construed in accordance with the applicable law in the State of Victoria, Australia, irrespective of where a T2 Gift Card is purchased or used. In any action or other legal process with respect to any matter or thing in connection with these Terms of Use, you irrevocably submit to the authority of the Courts having jurisdiction in the State of Victoria, Australia.

Nothing in these Terms of Use affects any rights you may have and which by law cannot be excluded including the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

If part of all of any clause of these Terms of Use is illegal, invalid or unenforceable then it will be read down to the extent necessary to ensure that it is not illegal, invalid or unenforceable, but if that is not possible, it will be severed from these Terms of Use and the remaining clauses in these Terms of Use will continue to have full force and effect.

 

T2 Tea Society Terms and Conditions

1. Introduction

1.1 These Terms and Conditions form the basis of the Tea Society. They are intended to protect both Members and T2. It is the Member’s responsibility to read and understand them.

1.2 These Terms and Conditions are effective as at the date specified above and are available from the Website. Any material amendments to these Terms and Conditions will be notified to Members in accordance with clause 3.2.

1.3 An applicant wishing to join the Tea Society will be provided with an email which will provide an overview of the Benefits of joining the Tea Society and which will direct the applicant to the Website for a copy of these Terms and Conditions.

1.4 Every Member is bound by these Terms and Conditions.

2. Definitions and Interpretation

In these Terms and Conditions, the following definitions and interpretations apply:

2.1 Words importing the singular number include the plural and vice-versa and words importing any gender include all other genders.

2.2 Headings are for reference only and shall not affect the construction of these Terms and Conditions.

2.3 The following words shall have meaning given to them:

“Accepted Payment Card” means one of the credit cards, charge cards or debit cards which a Member must use to make a payment, or such other form of payment as approved by T2 from time to time.

“Benefits” means any discount, service or arrangement offered or available to a Member as a result of membership in the Tea Society subject to showing a photo ID, including (but not limited to) invitations to Tea Society events, exclusive Member offers, complimentary samples, a free cup of tea on your birthday week etc.

“Loyalty Membership Number” means the number assigned to a Member’s Membership by T2 pursuant to clause 5.9.

“Member” means an individual who is a member of the Tea Society.

“Membership” means membership of the Tea Society.

“Membership Level” means a level of membership of the Tea Society, as described in clause 12.

“Password” means the personal identification number which is issued to the Member by T2 or nominated by the Member and accepted by T2 (whichever is applicable) pursuant to clause 5.9.

“Taxes” means the goods and services tax or similar value added tax levied or imposed in the jurisdiction of Australia, United Kingdom, United States of America or New Zealand as applicable, pursuant to the prevailing tax law(s) of the jurisdiction at the time.

“T2” means T2 NZ Limited Company number of 436765 of 37-51 Wellington Street, Collingwood, Victoria 3066, Australia.

“T2 Gift Card” means a gift card, issued by T2, which has been loaded with credit for a certain monetary value.

“Tea Society” means the loyalty program operated by T2;

“Tea Society Members” means Members on the Tea Society Level.

“Terms and Conditions” means these Terms and Conditions between T2 and each Member, as amended by T2 from time to time.

“Website” means www.t2tea.com.

3. Changes to the Tea Society

3.1 Subject to clause 3.2, T2 reserves the right to make any amendments (whether material or otherwise) to the Tea Society, these Terms and Conditions and any Benefits offered, including amendments to Benefits including the continued availability of Benefits;

3.2 T2 will use all reasonable efforts to advise Members of material amendments to these Terms and Conditions and where such changes will affect the Benefits provided by T2 to Members, T2 will endeavor to give Members at least 4 weeks’ notice.

3.3 Without limiting this clause 3 in any way, Members will be taken to have received the notice referred to in clause 3.2 if T2 notifies Members of the amendments by:
(a) providing notice at the email address or postal address provided to T2 by the Member;

4. Termination or suspension of the Tea Society

4.1 T2 gives no warranty as to the continuing availability of the Tea Society and may terminate or suspend the Tea Society at any time. T2 will give at least 30 days’ notice to Members of such termination or suspension, in the manner set out in clause 3.3, unless T2 ceases to operate a retail business in which case the Tea Society will cease immediately.

4.2 If T2 terminates or suspends the Tea Society and it ceases to operate a retail business, T2 may terminate or cancel any Benefits immediately and without notice or liability to Members.

5. Membership

5.1 Membership of the Tea Society is only open to individuals. Membership is not open to families, groups, companies, trusts, partnerships, other entities, government departments, agencies, animals or inanimate objects.

5.2 Persons wishing to become Members must apply for Membership by completing a Membership application form, either in a T2 store or via the Website.

5.3 Membership is offered at the sole discretion of T2. T2 has the right to accept or reject any application for Membership without providing any reasons to the applicant.

5.4 T2 has the right to terminate the Membership of any Member in accordance with clause 8.

5.5 Members may cancel their Membership at any time by providing written notice to T2. Due to administrative constraints, upon receiving written notice of a cancellation of a Membership by a Member, T2 will cancel the relevant Membership.

5.6 A Member may not hold more than 1 Membership at any time.

5.7 An applicant who completes a Membership application in a T2 store will be sent an introductory email which will provide an overview of the Benefits of joining the Tea Society and which will direct the applicant to the Website for a copy of these Terms and Conditions.

5.8 An applicant who completes a Membership application form via the Website will receive a personalised email, which will provide an overview of the Benefits of joining the Tea Society and which will direct the applicant to the Website for a copy of these Terms & Conditions.

5.9 All successful applicants will be assigned a Loyalty Membership Number and a Password. The Password, Loyalty Membership Number, Member’s first and surname and the Member’s email address will be used for security of the Member’s Membership information. It is the Member’s responsibility to ensure that their Password and other security information are kept secure.

5.10 Members must advise T2 of any change of name, address or other details, as soon as practicable after such change occurs, by either logging into their account via the Website and making the changes directly or by contacting T2’s Marketing department on +61 3 8968 0600 or by email at t2teasociety@t2tea.com. Members will need to provide their Loyalty Membership Number and Password when making any such changes. T2 is not responsible for loss caused by any failure by a Member to notify T2 of any changes in accordance with this clause or for any incorrect information notified to T2.

6. Use of Membership

6.1 By using the Loyalty Membership Number or by claiming any Benefit, the Member agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and provides the consents specified in clause 13 relating to personal information.

6.2 The Loyalty Membership Number and Password are valid for use only by the Member and are not transferable in any circumstances. If the Member is notified of a validity period of the Loyalty Membership Number and/or Password, the Loyalty Membership Number and/or Password may only be used and will only be valid during such period.

6.3 In the event of the loss, theft or unauthorised use of a Member’s Loyalty Membership Number or Password, it is the Member’s responsibility to notify T2 in writing as soon as possible. The Member is liable for all use of the Loyalty Membership Number or Password until T2 is notified in writing of the loss, theft or unauthorised use.

7. Member Obligations

7.1 Members must not:

(a) act in any way which breaches these Terms and Conditions;
(b) abuse or misuse the Tea Society, Benefits, facilities, services or arrangements provided to the Member as a result of membership including by:
(i) engaging in illegal or fraudulent activities;
(ii) supplying or attempting to supply false or misleading information;
(iii) selling, assigning, transferring or acquiring, or offering to sell, assign, transfer or acquire any Benefit other than in accordance with these Terms and Conditions; or
(iv) acting in a hostile, abusive or aggressive manner toward T2 staff or fellow customers of T2.

7.2 Members are responsible for regularly checking their Membership account via the Website and must notify T2 of any omissions, incorrect entries or other discrepancies within 60 days of the omission, incorrect entry or other discrepancy having occurred to enable T2 to make any corrections (if required) to the Membership account.

8. Termination or suspension of Membership

8.1 If a Member has committed a material breach of any of these Terms and Conditions, whether intentionally or otherwise, T2 may take any one or more of the following actions:

(a) suspend or terminate the Member’s Membership;
(b) cancel or refuse to honour any Benefits that have been redeemed by or provided to the Member.

8.2 If T2 intends to take any of the actions specified in clause 8.1, T2 will provide written notification to the Member of its intentions and reasons for doing so. The Member will have 21 days to respond to this notice by rectifying the breach (if possible) and by providing T2 with reasons why T2 should not take such action. T2 will review the Member’s response and advise the Member of its decision and may suspend the Member’s account until the review is complete.

8.3 Membership will terminate automatically upon the death of a Member and Benefits earned by that Member but not redeemed prior to death will be automatically cancelled. T2 will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever suffered by any person as a result of such cancellation.

9. Personal Information

9.1 The Member consents and authorises T2 to collect, use and disclose the information that T2 collects in relation to the Member for the purposes of:

(a) T2 providing goods and services to Members, including providing Benefits;
(c) T2 marketing its goods and services or the goods and services of selected third parties;
(d) any third party providing services to T2 in connection with the administration of the Tea Society.

This information may be transferred between Australia, New Zealand, United States of America, France and/or the United Kingdom for these purposes. If all or any part of the requested information is not provided by the Member, the services provided to that Member by T2 may be affected.

9.2 If a Member requests, and to the extent permitted or required by law, T2 will provide that Member with access to and the ability to correct their personal information held by T2 by writing to T2’s address, noted above in these terms and conditions. Only the Member named on the Membership will be entitled to access Membership information.

9.3 This clause 9 survives the termination of these Terms and Conditions and the termination or suspension of the Tea Society.

9.4 Further information regarding T2’ privacy practices are available by viewing or downloading T2’s privacy policy on the Website.

10. Liability

10.1 T2 acknowledges that certain laws imply terms, conditions and warranties into contracts for the supply of goods or services which can not be excluded.

10.2 Subject to clause 14.1, to the extent permitted by law T2 and any of its officers, employees or agents are not liable for any loss or claim of any kind (including, without limitation, indirect, consequential or economic loss or loss of profits) arising under or in connection with these Terms and Conditions or the Tea Society, including, without limitation, any changes to these Terms and Conditions or Tea Society, save to the extent that such loss or claim arises from the negligence or wilful misconduct of T2 or any of its officers, employees or agents.

11. General Provisions

11.1 These Terms and Conditions and Membership are governed by and will be construed in accordance with the applicable law in the New Zealand, irrespective of where the application for Membership was completed by the Member or submitted to T2. In any action or other legal process with respect to any matter or thing in connection with these Terms and Conditions or Membership, the Member irrevocably submits to the authority of the Courts having jurisdiction in New Zealand.

11.2 If part of all of any clause of these Terms and Conditions is illegal, invalid or unenforceable then it will be read down to the extent necessary to ensure that it is not illegal, invalid or unenforceable, but if that is not possible, it will be severed from these Terms and Conditions and the remaining clauses in these Terms and Conditions will continue to have full force and effect.

12. Promotion

Show your student ID to receive 10% off tea and tea packs* until the offer is cancelled. The discount is available on full priced goods sold in-store at T2 Stores and T2 Brew Bars and is only available to Tea Society members (excluding online store and wholesale orders). The discount may not be used to purchase gift cards or tea packs that include tea wares.

To redeem the discount, customers must show a valid student ID card (student concession card, tertiary student ID, school student ID) at the checkout in-store. T2 reserves the right to refuse any student ID that it deems to be invalid or fraudulent. The discount may not be exchanged for cash and is non-transferrable. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer (including Team Discount). T2 reserves the right to cancel this offer at any time.

Tea Time Card Terms and Conditions

The Tea Time card is available on gift cubes of tea sold in store at T2 stores and T2 Brew Bars (excluding our online store and wholesale orders). The discount may not be used to purchase gift cards. To redeem the Tea Time card offer, customers must be a Tea Society member. Customers must purchase 11 gift cubes of tea and obtain 11 T2 stamps on their Tea Time card in order to receive a complimentary gift cube of tea. If the customer loses the Tea Time card, T2 is not obliged to replace the Tea Time card. The Tea Time card can only obtain T2 stamps in order to receive the complimentary gift cube of tea. This offer cannot be used for online purchases. T2 will allow customers to sign up to T2 Tea Society in store in order to redeem this offer. T2 reserves the right to refuse any Team Time Card that it deems to be invalid or fraudulent. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. T2 reserves the right to cancel this offer at any time.