Terms & Conditions
Kyoto Teahouse Website Legal Section
1. Registered Company Information
“Kyoto Teahouse” is a Trademark currently being registered by Asia Honpo Co., Ltd. Company details are set out below:
Registered Company details:
Data We Collect
You may browse the Site without revealing personally identifiable information about yourself. Once you choose to register to receive our newsletter or to make a purchase, you are not anonymous to us. By registering for our newsletter or making a purchase, you consent to us storing your personal information.
We may collect and store the following information:
• Email address, physical contact information, and financial information, such as credit card number
• Shipping, billing and other information you provide when purchasing a product
• Purchasing information
• Email sent to us
• Information from your interaction with our Site, including computer and connection information, page views statistics, IP address and standard web log information
How We Use the Data We Collect
Kyoto Teahouse's primary purpose in collecting personal information is to provide you with a safe, efficient, and customized experience.
You agree that Kyoto Teahouse may use your personal information to:
• Provide the services and products you request
• Resolve disputes, collect fees, and troubleshoot problems
• Prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities
• Customize, measure and improve our services and content
• Offer targeted marketing and promotional offers based on your preferences
• Compare your information for accuracy
Kyoto Teahouse does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. Kyoto Teahouse may combine your information with information we collect from other companies and use it to improve and personalize our Site and services.
Announcements and Promotions
Kyoto Teahouse will send you an email to confirm your order and relay any details about order delivery or delay.
Kyoto Teahouse may send you purchase-related announcements when it is necessary to do so. You may not opt-out of purchase-related communications which are not promotional in nature.
You may opt out of receiving promotional email from by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org from the email address you used to purchase from or register with our Site.
Cookies are small data files (which often include an anonymous unique identifier) that are sent to your browser from a web site’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
This website uses Google Analytics and other services to help analyze how users use the site. The tool uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for Kyoto Teahouse.
Kyoto Teahouse will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither Kyoto Teahouse nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.
You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set.
3. International Equality Acts
Data on the Kyoto Teahouse website has been made available to all potential users – for example the visually impaired – failure to comply may be considered ‘unlawful disability discrimination’.
1.1 This disclaimer shall govern your use of our website.
1.2 By using our website, you accept this disclaimer in full; accordingly, if you disagree with this disclaimer or any part of this disclaimer, you must not use our website.
2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).
3. Copyright notice
3.1 Copyright (c) 2015 Asia Honpo Limited.
3.2 Subject to the express provisions of this disclaimer:
(a) we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and
(b) all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.
4. Licence to use website
4.1 You may:
(a) view pages from our website in a web browser;
(b) download pages from our website for caching in a web browser; and
(c) print pages from our website,
subject to the other provisions of this disclaimer.
4.2 Except as expressly permitted by Section 4.1 or the other provisions of this disclaimer, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer.
4.3 You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use our website for any other purposes.
4.4 Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:
(a) republish material from our website (including republication on another website);
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;
(c) show any material from our website in public;
(d) exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or
(e) redistribute material from our website.
4.5 We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.
5. Acceptable use
5.1 You must not:
(a) use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;
(b) use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
(c) use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software;
(d) conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent;
(e) access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means;
(f) violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for our website; or
(g) use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).
5.2 You must not use data collected from our website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.
5.3 You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.
6. Limited warranties
6.1 We do not warrant or represent:
(a) the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;
(b) that the material on the website is up to date; or
(c) that the website or any service on the website will remain available.
6.2 We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in this disclaimer, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.
6.3 To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 7.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of this disclaimer, our website and the use of our website.
7. Limitations and exclusions of liability
7.1 Nothing in this disclaimer will:
(a) limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
(b) limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
(d) exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
7.2 The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 7 and elsewhere in this disclaimer:
(a) are subject to Section 7.1; and
(b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or relating to the subject matter of the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in the disclaimer.
7.3 To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
7.4 We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
7.5 We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
7.6 We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
7.7 We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
7.8 You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or this disclaimer (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).
8.1 We may revise this disclaimer from time to time.
8.2 The revised disclaimer shall apply to the use of our website from the time of publication of the revised disclaimer on the website.
9.1 If a provision of this disclaimer is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.
9.2 If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of this disclaimer would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
10. Law and jurisdiction
Which law should govern the document?
This document has been drafted to comply with Japanese law, and the governing law provision should not be changed without obtaining expert advice from a lawyer qualified in the appropriate jurisdiction. In some circumstances the courts will apply provisions of their local law, such as local competition law or consumer protection law, irrespective of a choice of law clause.
10.1 This disclaimer shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Japanese.
10.2 Any disputes relating to this disclaimer shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Japan.
5. Terms & Conditions
Terms, along with a Delivery and Returns Policy are all required as part of the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations and Electronic Commerce Regulations (EC Directive). These terms must state:
• Identity of the supplier and address
• A description of the service
• The contract price inclusive of taxes
• Delivery costs (if applicable)
• Payment and delivery arrangement
• Notification of the right of cancellation
• The cost of the means of communication by which the contract is to be concluded (e.g. premium rate telephone numbers)
• The period for which the terms are available
• Minimum duration of the contract, where it is not of one-off performance
6. Anti Spam Laws
Email lists are only of ‘opt-in’ email addresses, and always include an ‘opt-out’ instruction on all marketing emails.