This page and its subpages contain the most up-to-date policies. In the case that there is a discrepancy with information written elsewhere, this page is to be considered the policy currently in force.
By visiting nioteas.com or nio.ch (the
"website") you agree to the following terms
Please read these Terms and Services carefully before agreeing to be bound by the same. If you do not agree to be bound by the Terms & Services, do not access or use this website. By using this Website or by placing any purchase orders using the Website, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth herein. Only upon acceptance of the terms contained herein, you will be entitled to submit electronic orders. Any violation of the terms will result in termination of your account.
Shipping is free for any purchase on the website.
Shipping Methods Our products are shipped exclusively via Japan's postal service system, Japan Post, which works in cooperation with the postal service in your country to deliver your items. Normal delivery time is 8-10 days. With each order a tracking code is provided. If the delivery time exceeds 14 days please contact us in order to contact the regional postal services.
Processing of orders generally requires 1-2 business day (Monday to Friday). A notice will be sent to you when your item is shipped.
Best by dates We guarantee that all food products are shipped with at least two months left before its best by date. Exceptions are noted on the specific product pages. In some cases, an item may ship without a Best by date. When an item has a mistaken best by date, we replace the item at our discretion.
INCOTERMS: Free Carrier (FCA)
Non-delivery, loss of shipment
Nioteas ships products according to Incoterms Free Carrier (FCA). A tracking number is always available for the shipment, we will attempt to help you locate the package in case of loss. On retail orders we will reship the package after the insurance claim has been processed. In the event of non-delivery due to failure to accept shipment, we will reship the order after it has returned to us (it takes about 3 months), free of charge.
Damage to shipment
In the event of damage to a shipment, please contact us immediately and we will attempt to rectify the situation to the best of our ability. Photographic evidence is required, and must be submitted to us at firstname.lastname@example.org within 7 days of arrival. Please take photographs immediately upon arrival if you believe something is wrong with the shipment.
In general, all sales on this Website are final. However, we may accept returns and/or refunds on a case by case basis if your package has arrived damaged or defective in some way. Please be sure to take photographic evidence and contact us immediately.
In the case of a refund, you will be refunded the value of your item (excluding shipping) minus any discounts applied to the order whether or not it was used specifically for the item being refunded. (For example, if 2 items of $10 are purchased with a $5 discount on one item, and the non-discounted item arrives defective, then you will be refunded $7.50.)
Customs and Import Taxes
Please note that customs regulations vary from country to country and officials in various countries may inspect your shipment, including intrusive inspection (opening of your package). Neither Nioteas nor its Partners can guarantee any method to prevent this from happening.
We are also unable to mark items as "gifts" as this is both illegal and has no bearing on whether a package is or is not inspected. You are responsible for any import taxes or other duties that may be charged by the customs and postal services of your country. When we report customs value, the value of each product is reported excluding the total value of discounts for the order.
Customers shall pay the price, via the payment services designated by us.
Termination of Agreements and Refunds Policy
Both the customers and we have the right to terminate any Services Agreement for any reason, including the ending of services that are already underway. No refunds shall be offered, where a service is deemed to have begun and is, for all intents and purposes, underway. Any money that has been paid to us which constitute payment in respect of the provision of unused services shall be refunded.
We expect customers to act in good faith, including avoiding abuse of any promotional offers, referrals, etc by creating multiple accounts, or other unintended means of utilizing this website.
The Terms shall be subject to Swiss law. In the event of any dispute regarding the Terms, exclusive and primary jurisdiction shall rest with District Law, Zurich, Switzerland. Last Revised: April 20, 2018
If there are any questions regarding our policies you may contact us writing to email@example.com. This site is dedicated to implementing a safe and secure browsing and shopping experience. To this end, we have outsourced our billing functions to PayPal and Stripe Payments, allowing us to avoid collecting sensitive credit card data from customers. With over 150 million users worldwide, PayPal and Stripe are the world’s leading online payment processing services offering far more security features than we could ever offer ourselves.
Beware of Phishing
NEVER GIVE OUT YOUR PASSWORD OR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION BY EMAIL!!
We encourage you to be aware of scams and phishing (in which people pretend to be PayPal or other legitimate companies to trick you into providing personal information). A general rule to avoid being snared by these scams: NEVER GIVE OUT YOUR PASSWORD OR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION BY EMAIL!! We will never ask for your password or your credit card information in this way.
We are committed to protecting your privacy. Authorized employees within the company only use information collected from individual customers on a need to know basis. We constantly review our systems and data to ensure the best possible service to our customers. We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party. Any emails sent by us will only be in connection with the provision of agreed services and products. Updates regarding news, product info and promotions may be sent from time to time and can be disabled at anytime
What information do we collect?
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form. When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number for shipping purposes. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.
What do we use your information for?
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your
To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
To process transactions
Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.
To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
To send periodic emails
The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to
inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
How do we protect your information?
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal
information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information. After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.
have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly.
Do we disclose any information to outside
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However,
non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Privacy Rights as an EU citizen
As per the EU's GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), EU citizens have the right to request access to or transfer of their personal data, to request correction and erasure, and deny direct marketing. If you need to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
If there are any questions regarding our policies you may contact us via email: email@example.com This site is dedicated to implementing a safe and secure browsing and shopping experience. To this end, we have outsourced our billing functions to PayPal and Stripe Payments, allowing us to avoid collecting sensitive credit card data from customers. With over 150 million users worldwide, PayPal and Stripe are one of the world’s leading online payment processing services offering far more security features than we could ever offer ourselves.