Privacy Policy


Okinawa Tea Company is committed to maintaining the privacy of every user and online customer of this Internet site ("Site"). Please review our policy below for protecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information.

Types of Information Collected

Information is collected from you on the Site when you register to receive e-mail, place an order, enter a contest or a sweepstakes, respond to a survey or communication such as e-mail, or participate in another Site feature.

When ordering or registering, we may ask you for your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other information as necessary to complete the transaction or sign-up process. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Information is also collected about gift recipients in order to fulfill the gift purchase.

Use of Collected Information

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, purchase products, enter a contest or promotion, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the Site, or use certain other Site features in the following ways:

If you have opted-in to receive our e-mail newsletter, we may send you periodic e-mails. If you would no longer like to receive promotional e-mail from us, please refer to the "Opting-out or Modifying Collected Information” section below. If you have not opted-in to receive e-mail newsletters, you will not receive these e-mails.

Security and Protection of Customer Information

Okinawa Tea Company recognizes that security and privacy are of the utmost importance in an online shopping experience and implements a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. When you place orders, Okinawa Tea Company offers the use of a secure server. All sensitive/credit information you supply is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our databases, which are only accessible as stated above.

Disclosure of Collected Information to Outside Parties

We do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise transfer your personally identifiable information to other non-affiliated companies or business entities unless we provide you with advance notice, except as described below.

Okinawa Tea Company may share personal information with third parties in the general maintenance of the system and the customer database for our own use and benefit. We may also release your personally identifiable information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce the Site policies, or protect the rights, property, or safety of Okinawa Tea Company and others’.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other non-affiliated companies or business entities for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Opting-out or Modifying Collected Information

To opt-out or modify your e-mail subscriptions, please contact us at with any deletions or changes. You can also opt-out by clicking on the unsubscribe link contained in the body of any e-mail you receive from us.

Links to Third Party Internet Sites

In an attempt to provide you with increased value, Okinawa Tea Company may include links to third party sites from this Site. We have no responsibility or liability over the content and activities of these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Okinawa Tea Company. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, Okinawa Tea Company seeks to protect the integrity of its Site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback about these linked sites (including if a specific link does not work).

Privacy Policy Changes

This privacy policy may be modified periodically and any changes will be posted on this page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change. This policy was last modified on April 16, 2008.

Questions and Feedback

Your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy are always welcome. Please contact us with any and all questions or feedback pertaining to privacy.

Online Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through this Site and not to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions of Use

Please read our TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE governing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of this Site.


By using this Site, you consent to the privacy policy stated above.

Privacy for Children Under Thirteen

Okinawa Tea Company respects the children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Children under the age of thirteen (13) are not permitted through this Site to purchase any products or services offered by The Okinawa Tea Company or sign up for Okinawa Tea Company T-Mail, newsletters, or other offered publications or services.