Prices

All prices are based in UK Pounds (GBP) and are inclusive of VAT at the current applicable rate.

However, prices may be displayed in US dollars (USD), Euros )(EUR) or Australian Dollars (AUD) depending on where the user is based.

The user can change to their preferred currency using the Currency Converter in the left hand sidebar of the website.

Currencies

When paying by credit card you can choose to pay in UK Pounds Sterling (GBP), US Dollars (USD), Euros (EUR) or Australian Dollares (AUD).

Availability

Our system automatically acknowledges receipt of your order, but mere acknowledgement of receipt does not constitute acceptance of your offer to purchase the item(s).

Although we endeavour to hold stock of all items on our site this cannot be guaranteed so that by acknowledging receipt of your order we are not creating a binding obligation to supply what you have ordered but which we do not have in stock.

In the event of unavailability for whatever reason we will advise you of the position when we receive your order and await your subsequent instructions.

Orders

You can order in the following ways:

  • Online using our website’s checkout system. Simply add the products you desire to your Shopping Basket and follow the Checkout instructions.
  • By post using a copy of the on-line order form and sending it to our address: Chinese Teas 101, 15 Hillside View, Stoford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 9UT.
  • By phone using our contact telephone number +44 (0) 1935 426955

Payment

We accept payment via the PayPal checkout system.

You can pay in 2 ways: –

  1. Using your PayPal account (if you have one)
  2. Using your credit/debit card

Delivery

UK Orders – UK orders valued at over £35 are delivered free of charge and are delivered by First Class Post. Orders under £35 will be charged a delivery cost depending on their weight.

European Orders – European orders will be charged a delivery cost depending on their weight.

Worldwide Orders – Worldwide orders will be charged a delivery cost depending on their weight.

A couple of things to note: –

  1. Please contact us on +44 (0) 1935 426955 or e-mail info@chineseteas101.com for shipping costs on orders over 2KG to destinations outside the UK.
  2. We may choose to substitute Courier deliveries for Royal Mail Special Delivery or vice-versa where appropriate. For example where the compensation is higher with one delivery method versus the other.

Returns and Exchanges

We aim to keep the return or exchange process as simple as possible.

We believe you will be delighted with your purchases but there may be occasions when you feel it necessary to return an item.

You have the right to cancel the contract for the purchase of any item within seven working days of delivery. This applies to all our products. However, we regret that we cannot accept cancellations of contracts for the purchase of products where foodstuffs have been opened – unless the items are of unsatisfactory quality.

Please note that you will be responsible for the costs of returning the goods to us unless we delivered the item to you in error or the item is faulty.

Please return any such items to the following address: Chinese Teas 101, 15 Hillside View, Stoford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 9UT.

Customer Support and Service

If you need to contact us our offices are open (Monday to Friday), 9.00am – 5.00pm, outside those hours you can either leave a message on the answer phone or e-mail us using the contact details specified on our Contact Us page.

We welcome all feedback about our service and try to deal with any difficulties or problems as quickly as possible.

In most cases any problems can be resolved immediately by phone but if not we will advise you within 72 hours with an expected timescale for solving the issue.

Special Requests

If you have any special requests please let us know at the time of ordering and we will do our utmost to help.

Privacy

We are committed to protecting your privacy.

We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).

When you order, we need to know your name, e-mail address, delivery address, credit or debit card number, expiring date and start date/issue no if applicable. This allows us to process and fulfill your orders and to notify you of your order status.

We also ask you for your telephone number that enables us to contact you urgently if there is a problem with your order. We will not e-mail you in the future unless you have given us your consent.

If you do not want us to send you any marketing material in the future please tell us by emailing info@chineseteas101.com.

The type of information we will collect about you includes:

  • Your name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Email address

We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.

The information we hold will be accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us.

If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly.

The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy. If we intend to transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) we will always obtain your consent first.

We may use technology to track the patterns of behavior of visitors to our site. This can include using a “cookie” which would be stored on your browser. Cookies are safe to use however, you can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening.

The information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you modify your browser settings. If you have any questions/comments about any privacy matter, you should email us at info@chineseteas101.com.

General

These terms are governed by the laws of England and Wales and in the event of any dispute will be decided only by the courts of England and Wales.

The above terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.