Terms & Conditions

Welcome to Thurson Australia, our online shop where you’ll find your favourite teas at your fingertips!

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the https://www.thursonteas.com.au/ and all content, services, and products available at or through the website (taken together, the Website). If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to have read, understood, comply with, and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use without limitation or qualification.

Delivery Policy

You acknowledge that the Delivery Service offered by Thurson Australia will take up to 14 days to process and delivery your teas. By logging into your account, you can track your order. Purchasing of teas & special offers offered in this website is only applicable for deliveries within Australia.

Electronic Communications

When you visit the Site or send e-mails to Thurson Teas, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication be in writing.

Intellectual Property

The Website, the Purchase Services and all of the related products and services but not limited to trade marks , such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, and data compilations and the compilation and organization thereof (collectively, the “Content”) are the property of Thurson Teas & it’s brand owners. The material on the Website and compilation of all content included in or made available through Thurson Teas is the exclusive property of Thurson Teas is protected by international copyright laws.

The Thurson Teas retains all rights, title and interest in and to the Website and all related content.

You may not, without the prior written consent of Thurson Teas and the permission of any other relevant rights owners: not to frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) or any broadcast, republish, up-load to a third party, transmit, post, distribute, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the Content or third party contact for any purpose.

The sole right to the intellectual property of Thurson Teas shall only remain with Thurson Teas.

License and Access

Thurson Teas grants you a limited license, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sub licensable license to access and make personal and non-commercial use of this website to purchase Thurson Teas Products and Services.to access and make personal use of the Site. The license to use the Site does not include any resale or commercial use of the Site or its contents; or any derivative use of this Site or its contents; or any use of data mining, robots or similar data gathering and extraction tools or processes. You agree not to store in any form, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, sell or otherwise exploit any of the content on this site for any commercial purpose. By using the Site, you warrant to Thurson Teas that you will not use the Site, or any of the content obtained from the Site, for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms.

Thurson Teas does not grant any license or other authorization to any user of its trademarks, registered trademarks, service marks, or other copyrightable material or other intellectual property, by placing them on this website. All rights not expressly granted to you in these Conditions of Use or any Service Terms are reserved and retained by Thurson Teas or its licensors, suppliers, publishers, rights holders, or other content providers.

Limitation of Liability

The site is presented “as is”. In no event will Thurson Teas, its subsidiaries, affiliates or their licensors, service providers, employees, agents, officers or directors be liable for damages of any kind, under any legal theory, arising out of or in connection with your use, or inability to use, the website, any websites linked to it, any content on the website or such other websites or any services, products, equipment or other items obtained through the website or such other websites, including any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, including but not limited to, (whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise) under any circumstances, for any interruption of business, access delays or access interruptions to the site, data non delivery, corruption destruction or other modification, loss or damages of any sort incurred as a result of dealings with or the presence of off website links on the site, computer viruses, system failures or malfunctions which may occur in connection with your use of the site, any inaccuracies or omissions in content or events beyond our reasonable control. We make no representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever, expressed or implied, in connection with these terms and conditions or the site, including but not limited to warranties of Merchantability, Non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose, except to the extent such representations and warranties are not legally excludable.

Furthermore, without limiting the foregoing, the aggregate liability of Thurson Teas and its subsidiaries and affiliates to you arising out of or connected with your use of the website, in any circumstance, is limited to $100 USD.

You agree that no claims or action arising out of, or related to, the use of the site or these terms and conditions may be brought by you more than twelve (12) months after the cause of action relating to such claim or action arose.


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Thurson Teas, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

Your Account

If you create an account or use any of Thurson Teas Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the your account. Thurson Teas does sell products for children, but it sells them to adults, who can purchase with a credit card or other permitted payment method. Thurson Teas reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in its sole discretion.

Reviews, Comments and Use of Other Interactive Areas

You may post reviews, comments, photos, videos, and other content; send e-cards and other communications; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights (including publicity rights), or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable, and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam” or unsolicited commercial electronic messages. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a card or other content. Thurson Teas reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content.

If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Thurson Teas a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sub licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant Thurson Teas and sub licensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. You represent and war rant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Thurson Teas for all claims resulting from content you supply. Thurson Teas has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. Thurson Teas takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

Copyright Complaints

Thurson Teas respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been infringed, please write to our legal team info@empire.lk with the subject line which includes the phrase “Legal Complaint of Copyright”

Risk of Loss

All purchases of items made from Thurson Teas are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.

Returns, Refunds and Title

We take great care to ensure that the tea product from Thurson Teas will be received in perfect condition. However, despite our best efforts, we recognise that things can occasionally go wrong. If a product is faulty or you have a concern over its quality please contact us straight away at info@empire.lk or call us at (+94) 011-2549001 with business working hours or we will contact you within 2 business working days. A full refund consists of the amount debited to your card or received as payment for that specific product, plus shipping costs.

Returning of products is subject to the following conditions:

Product Descriptions

Thurson Teas attempts to be as accurate as possible. However, Thurson Teas does not warrant that product descriptions and website content is accurate, reliable, complete, current or free of errors. If any product ordered from Thurson Teas that you receive isn’t described as shown on this website, it can be returned back to us in an unused condition.


Except where noted otherwise, the List Price or Suggested Price displayed for products excludes shipping charges unless otherwise stated and excludes taxes payable to regulatory institutions and customs offices.

List Price or Suggested Price displayed in currencies other than AU Dollars, is to be considered for reference only. Exchange rates at the time of the purchase will be applied by the payment gateway and transacting banks.


Relevant taxes will be applied on all Accessories & Presenters at the checkout page on this website.

Site Policies, Modification, and Severability

Please review our policies posted on this site. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, Service Terms, and these Conditions of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.


With respect to any dispute regarding the site, all rights and obligations and all actions contemplated by these terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Sri Lanka as if the Terms and conditions were a contract wholly entered into and wholly performed within Sri Lanka. Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to the site shall be referred to arbitration in accordance with the rules of the Sri Lanka, by sole arbitrator, and the Arbitration proceedings shall be held in English Language. Any payment related disputes will be handled by info@empire.lk.


You acknowledge and agree that these Terms and Conditions constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between us concerning your use of the Site, and supersede and govern all prior proposals, agreements, or other communications.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting the changes on the Site and providing notice of such change. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Site and release of notice of such change. Your continued use of the Site thereafter constitutes your agreement to all such changed Terms and Conditions. We may, with or without prior notice, terminate any of the rights granted by these Terms and Conditions. You shall comply immediately with any termination or other notice, including, as applicable, by ceasing all use of the Site.

Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as creating any agency, partnership, or other form of joint enterprise between us. Our failure to require your performance of any provision hereof shall not affect our full right to require such performance at any time thereafter, nor shall our waiver of a breach of any provision hereof be taken or held to be a waiver of the provision itself. In the event that any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law or be so held by any applicable arbitral award or court decision, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms and Conditions unenforceable or invalid as a whole but these Terms and Conditions shall be modified, to the extent possible, by the adjudicating entity to most fully reflect the original intent of the parties as reflected in the original provision.