Terms & Conditions


Tea Sisters - Website Terms of Use


Thank you for visiting our website. Your use of this website is subject to the terms of these terms and conditions. In addition to covering your use of the website these terms and conditions also govern any purchase that you make on our website. By using our website you accept and agree to these terms and conditions and any other policies, rules or guidelines that we may post on the website from time to time, including our privacy policy.


These Terms of Use ("Terms") govern your use of our website located at www.stormandindia.com ("Site") and form a binding contractual agreement between you, the user of the Site and us, Tea Sisters.


For that reason these Terms are important and you should ensure that you read them carefully and contact us with any questions before you use the Site. You can contact us on hello@stormandindia.com.


By using the Site you acknowledge and agree that you have had sufficient chance to read and understand the Terms and you agree to be bound by them. If you do not agree to the Terms, please do not use the Site.

1. Licence to use Site

1.1      We grant you a non-exclusive, worldwide, non-transferable licence to use the Site in accordance with the terms and conditions set out in this Agreement.

1.2      You may access and use the Site (including any incidental copying that occurs as part of that use) in the normal manner and may also print one copy of any page within the Site for your own personal, non-commercial use.

1.3      You must not add any content to the Site:

(a)      unless you hold all necessary rights, licences and consents to do so;

(b)      that would cause you or us to breach any law, regulation, rule, code or other legal obligation;

(c)       that is or could reasonably be considered to be obscene, inappropriate, defamatory, disparaging, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, threatening, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence or in breach of privacy;

(d)      that would bring us, or the Site, into disrepute; or

(e)      that infringes the intellectual property or other rights of any person.

1.4      The Site contains links to other websites as well as content added by people other than us. We do not endorse, sponsor or approve any such user generated content or any content available on any linked website.

1.5      You acknowledge and agree that:

(a)      we retain complete editorial control over the Site and may alter, amend or cease the operation of the Site at any time in our sole discretion; and

(b)      the Site will not operate on a continuous basis, and may be unavailable from time to time (including for maintenance purposes).

2. Intellectual Property Rights

2.1      Nothing in these Terms constitutes a transfer of any intellectual property rights. You acknowledge and agree that, as between you and us, we own all intellectual property rights in the Site.

2.2      By posting or adding any content onto the Site, you grant us a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, worldwide and transferable right and licence to use that content in any way (including, without limitation, by reproducing, changing, and communicating the content to the public) and permit us to authorise any other person to do the same thing.

2.3      You consent to any act or omission that would otherwise constitute an infringement of your moral rights, and if you add any content in which any third party has moral rights, you must also ensure that the third party also consents in the same manner.

2.4      The licence in clause 2.3 will survive any termination of these Terms.

2.5      You represent and warrant to us that you have all necessary rights to grant the licences and consents set out in clauses 2.2 and 2.3.

3. Warranties

3.1      You represent and warrant to us that:

(a)      you have the legal capacity to enter these Terms; and

(b)      you have complied with clause 1.3.

4. Liability

4.1      To the full extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability in respect of loss of data, interruption of business or any consequential or incidental damages.

4.2      To the full extent permitted by law, we exclude all representations, warranties or terms (whether express or implied) other than those expressly set out in these Terms.

4.3      These Terms are to be read subject to any legislation that prohibits or restricts the exclusion, restriction or modification of any implied warranties, conditions, guarantees or obligations. If such legislation applies, to the extent possible, we limit our liability in respect of any claim to, at our option:

(a)      in the case of goods:

(i)        the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods;

(ii)      the repair of the goods;

(iii)     the payment of the cost of replacing the goods or of acquiring equivalent goods; or

(iv)    the payment of having the goods repaired, and

(b)      in the case of services:

(i)        the supply of the services again; or

(ii)      the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.

5. Termination

5.1      These Terms terminate automatically if, for any reason, we cease to operate the Site.

5.2      We may otherwise terminate these Terms immediately, on notice to you, if you have breached these Terms in any way.

6. General

6.1      You must not assign, sublicence or otherwise deal in any other way with any of your rights under these Terms.

6.2      If a provision of these Terms is invalid or unenforceable it is to be read down or severed to the extent necessary without affecting the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.

6.3      Each party must at its own expense do everything reasonably necessary to give full effect to this Agreement and the events contemplated by it.

6.4      This Agreement is governed by the laws of New Zealand and each party submits to the jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand.

7. Orders

7.1      If you submit an order on the Site we will take that order as your offer to purchase the item or items ordered.

7.2      We reserve the right to refuse your order either partially or wholly if:

(a)      the item or items ordered are not available or out of stock; or

(b)      the item or items ordered are incorrectly described or priced on the Site.

7.3      If we refuse your order we will:

(a)      contact you as soon as possible to advise you; and

(b)      refund any payment made by you for the specific item or items that we are unable to provide.

8. Shipping

8.1      We will ship your ordered items from our warehouse within 14 days of receiving your order.

8.2      We may provide an estimate as to delivery time, but that will be an estimate only.

8.3      We will charge a shipping charge for delivering you order, but that charge does not include any applicable import charges, duties, levies or taxes that may apply if you are ordering from outside New Zealand.

9. Payment

9.1      If your payment method is unsuccessful we will contact you to arrange an alternative payment method.

9.2      If you are unable to provide an alternative payment method we reserve the right to:

(a)      refuse or cancel the order; or

(b)      commence legal proceedings against you to fulfill the terms of the order.

10. Returns

10.1   We will accept returns of products within 30 days of purchase and will refund the purchase price (not including shipping) if products are received unopened in their original packaging.

10.2  If your product is faulty please contact us immediately so that we may arrange a replacement item. We will replace faulty items at our discretion within 30 days of purchase.

11. Tax

Unless otherwise indicated all product prices are quoted as GST inclusive. If you are purchasing from outside New Zealand you may be liable to pay that New Zealand GST.