TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The owner of the online store community.renegadetea.com (hereinafter referred to as the Company) is LLC Renegade Tea (registry code 404539638), located at Gumati village, Tskaltubo municipality, Georgia, 5412.
1.1. „Company“ – LLC Renegade Tea, Gumati, Tskaltubo municipality, Georgia.
1.2. „Customer“ – Legal entity, participating in the Campaign.
1.3. „Plantation“ – Land plot with the Georgian registry code 29.03.37.099, located in village Gumati, Tskaltubo municipality, Georgia.
1.4. „Garden“ – Land area with defined size (m2) and location (as specified on a map) within the Plantation, as defined by the Company.
1.5. „Fee“ – a fee that Customer pays in order to participate in the Campaign
1.6. „Harvest“ – the total amount of ready-made tea in a given year, produced from the leaves harvested from the Plantation.
1.7. „Site“ – website https://community.renegadetea.com
1.8 „NASP“ – The National Agency of State Property of Republic of Georgia
1.9. „Crop“ – the estimated amount of tea from each Garden in a given year – calculated by the following formula: Sgarden/Splantation*Harvest, whereas:
Sgarden – total area of a given Garden
Splantation – total area of the Plantation
Harvest – total harvest (kg of ready-made tea) of the Plantation
2. The validity of the contract of sale, product and price information
2.1. The conditions of sale apply to purchases of goods and services made via the online store.
2.2. By accepting these terms the Customer accepts also the terms brought out under each Product.
2.3. The prices of products are indicated next to the products. All prices are in Euros.
2.4. The Company reserves the right to change the used prices at any time. If a Customer has placed an order in the online store and has paid for it, then the Service Provider is obligated to deliver the products to the Customer with the prices valid at the moment the order was placed.
3. „Community Garden“ Campaign
3.1. The Company, LLC Renegade Tea, has entered into long term Rent Agreement (valid until Nov 2044) with the NASP for the Plantation, thereby taking the commitment to rehabilitate the said Plantation and use it for growing tea.
3.2. With this Campaign, the Company invites the interested parties to participate in the rehabilitation and development of the Plantation during the validity of the Lease Contract (p. 2.1.).
3.3. In order to participate in the Campaign, Customer will choose a specific Garden and will pay the applicable Fee that covers the rehabilitation and maintenance cost of the Garden. After the payment of a Fee, the Customer will become the Sponsor of the chosen Garden.
3.4. After receiving the Fee from Customer, the Company will deliver the following services and goods in the framework of this Campaign:
3.4.1. Install the sign with the name of the Customer on the territory of a Garden – signs will be installed as soon as the signs do not interfere with the rehabilitation and weeding process, but not later than 48 months after the payment of the Fee.
3.4.2. Mark the borders of the Garden, so they are visible and can be identified on the ground – not later than 48 months after the payment of the Fee. Borders of the Garden can change when the Company marks them on the ground. For example, area of the Garden will be shifted if there is a significant gap of tea bushes.
3.4.3. Every year Customer has the right to receive 50% of the calculated Crop of the sponsored Garden. Customer does not pay additionally for the tea itself but is responsible for covering the shipping costs.
3.4.4. In order to receive the 50% share of the Crop, the Customer has to place every year the relevant order via www.renegadetea.com (e-shop operated by Company’s distribution partner OÜ Renegade Tea Artisans) and pay for the shipping costs (standard shipping rates, valid at the time of order, apply). Tea will be shipped once per year, after the end of the harvest season (usually in October) from the Company’s EU warehouse in Estonia.
3.5. Company will provide the services as defined in p. 2.4. during the validity of the Rent Agreement for the Plantation (p. 2.1.) but not longer than 25 years.
3.6. In case the Rent Agreement for the Plantation is terminated before its term due to the fault or initiative of the Company, the Company has the right to transfer the Garden to any other tea plantation under its management, on the condition that the size of the Garden and the average Crop amount will not be reduced as a result.
In case the Company is unable to provide Customer with such alternative Garden, Customer has the right to ask for a partial refund from the originally paid Fee that is proportional with the years left until the end of the estimated term of 25 years (e.g. If the Rent Agreement is terminated due to the Company’s fault in 2030 and the Company is unable to provide Customer with alternative Garden, the Customer has right to ask the refund in the amount of 15/25 of the Fee).
3.7. In case the Rent Agreement of the Plantation is terminated or the Plantation itself is destroyed due to the Force Majeure, the Company will make an effort to provide the Customer with alternative Garden of similar size and productivity at any other tea plantation under its management. However, should the Company be unable to provide alternative Garden, Customer has no right to ask for a refund of the Fee.
4. Placing an order
4.1. In order to participate in the Campaign, Customer selects the desired available Garden on the Site and ads it to the shopping basket. The Customer must fill in all of the required fields (first name, last name, e-mail, phone number, delivery address, postal code) to complete the order.
4.2. It is possible to pay for the purchases with Paypal. It is also possible to pay with a bank transfer. In order to pay with a bank transfer Customer must contact the Company beforehand.
4.3. The contract enters into force when the payable amount is transferred to the bank account of the Company.
4.4. Customer agrees to provide current, complete and accurate information for all purchases made via the Site.
5. Right of withdrawal
5.1. After receiving the order, the Customer has the right to withdraw from the contract made with the Company within 14 calendar days.
5.2. The right of withdrawal does not apply if the Customer is a corporation/juridical person.
5.3. In order to withdraw from the Contract, the Customer must write to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org within 14 calendar days of paying the Fee.
5.4. When the Customer has exercised its right to withdraw from the Contract, the Company shall return the Fee to the Customer within 14 calendar days after receiving such notification. The money is returned to the same account, which was used for paying for the Fee.
6.1. The Customer bears that the shipping cost and the respective price information is displayed next to the shipping method.
6.2. The shipping cost does not apply to the Garden product itself and will be paid separately each year when placing the order for delivery of the tea (p.3.4.3).
6.3. The shipment will be delivered by Omniva ( AS Eesti Post), Smartpost (Itella AS) and its relevant partners.
6.4. Company retains the right to change the shipping partners at any time for any reason.
7. Direct Marketing and processing of personal data
7.1. The Company only uses the personal data entered by the Customer (including name, phone number, address, e-mail and bank details) for processing the order, and purposes strictly needed to operate the Campaign.
7.2. The Company is the controller of personal data of this online store.
7.3. The Company shares the Customer data with its affiliated distribution- and marketing partner OÜ Renegade Tea Artisans for the purposes of operating the Campaign.
7.4. The Company forwards personal data to the transport service providers in order to deliver the goods.
7.5. The Company forwards personal data to Paypal in order to process the payment.
7.6. The Company forwards personal data to the accounting company for accounting purposes.
7.7. The Company sends newsletters and offers to the Customer's e-mail address only if the Customer has expressed their wish to receive them by entering their e-mail address on the website and indicating their desire to receive direct mail.
7.8. The Customer is able to opt-out of offers and newsletters sent to their e-mail address at any time by letting the Company know via e-mail at email@example.com or by following the instructions in an e-mail containing an offer.
8. Disclaimer Of Liability
8.1. The Company shall not be responsible for and DISCLAIMS all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by you or any third party (including your company), as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to your access and use of the website, any information contained on the website, your or your company's personal information or material and information transmitted over our system. In PARTICULAR, neither the Company nor any third party or data or content provider shall be liable in any way to you or to any other person, firm or corporation whatsoever for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever arising from any delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omission of any share price information or the transmission thereof, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon or occasioned thereby or by reason of non-performance or interruption, or termination thereof.
9. Miscellaneous Legal Provisions
9.1. Company may discontinue the Campaign at any time and for any reason, without notice.
9.2. Company may change the contents, operation, or any and all other features of the Site at any time for any reason, without notice. Company may discontinue or restrict your use of the Site at any time for any reason, without notice.
9.3. Nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of the Company's right to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this Site or information provided to or gathered by the Company with respect to such use.
10. Settlement of disputes
10.1. All complaints made by Customer regarding the Company or Campaign must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
10.2. If the Customer and the Company are not able to settle the dispute by agreement, the Customer may contact the relevant consumer protection agencies.
11. Governing Law
11.1. Those terms and conditions are governed by the law of the Republic of Georgia.