Last Updated 9 October 2019
Angela Jones & Peter Jones Trading As AJ’s Classic Cakes (“we”, “us”, “our” or “AJ’s Classic Cakes”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and using any information you provide to us responsibly within www.ajclassiccakes.com (site).
Telephone: 07815 297539
We may collect and use your information in the following ways:-
Collection of Data
* At the time that you place an enquiry or cake order with us;
* When you enter a competition or promotion and/or when you report a problem with our site;
* We may keep a record of your correspondence when you contact us;
* Any other additional information you provide about yourself including the email address you use;
Use of Data
* Information to assist with the processing of the cake order.
Disclosure of Shared Information: We do not share any of your personal data that we collate with other third parties.
Cookies Policy – AJ’s Classic Cakes
Last Updated October 2019
What is in a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Cookies cannot carry viruses or install anything harmful on your computer. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.
Third Party Cookies
1. Google Analytics web tool is used to collate data showing how visitors engage with our website identifying trends to assist us in improving the overall customer experience. Google Analytics collects the data anonymously and does not keep individual visitors information. For more information regarding Google Analytics cookies and how to opt out of making your site activity available, go to the Google Analytics Help Page.
2. www.stripe.com is used to process all card transactions undertaken through the online Cake Shop. For more information please refer to their Cookies Policy.
How can I control Cookies?
If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings – the Help function within your browser should tell you how.
Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.
Angela Jones & Peter Jones Trading As AJ’s Classic Cakes
Terms and Conditions Last Updated 7th November 2019
1. Cake orders
1.1 By placing an order with AJ’s Classic Cakes (to be known as AJCC throughout), the customer will be deemed to have read, understood and agreed to these Terms and Conditions.
1.2 Cake Orders can be requested via the Contact Us page within the website or by email, telephone and Social Media messaging service.
1.3 Provide at least 5 calendar days’ notice prior to the delivery date. Early notification is required for large orders and Events/Special Gatherings to secure the delivery date.
1.4 For last minute orders, please contact the Baker to ensure this can be achieved within the short timescales.
1.5 If you wish to change or add to an order, or change the date or time of delivery, we will do our best to accommodate you provided sufficient notice has been given to the Baker. Any changes are at the discretion of AJCC and may not always be possible.
2. Delivery Information
2.1 AJ’s Classic Cakes deliver within a 20 mile radius of their base in Balsall Common Village, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
2.2 All cakes are freshly baked to order, gift wrapped and delivered to your door personally by a member of the Baker’s Team to ensure they arrive in good condition. Delivery costs will apply.
2.3 At the time of delivery, please check that your cake order is correct and that the cakes are all in a good state (or the Third Party who is accepting the cake order on your behalf). If you should have any queries concerning the cake order, this must be advised to the driver at the time of delivery in order that AJCC may resolve the matter as soon as possible.
Please note that if the cakes have been delivered to a third party, the third party must also adhere to these Terms and Conditions.
2.4 The cake order will be returned to AJCC if the customer is not at the delivery address on the designated date and time agreed. Thereafter, the customer will be responsible to collect the cakes from AJCC themselves.
2.5 AJCC is not responsible for damage caused to the cakes once they have been delivered to the customer or their nominated third party.
3. Delivery to a Third Party
3.1 If a third party is receiving the cake order on behalf of the customer, the third party must also adhere to these Terms and Conditions. In particular, the third party must refer to 2.3 Delivery Information.
3.2 If the third party is not at the delivery address on the agreed date and time thus preventing the delivery of the cake order, the customer will be responsible to collect the cakes from AJCC.
4. Delivery Costs (Catchment area denoted under 2.1 Delivery Information)
4.1 £5 for each cake order worth less than £50.
4.2 Free delivery for each cake order worth £50 or more.
4.3 Free delivery within Balsall Common and Berkswell villages.
5. Payment Terms
5.1 All payments are taken in Pound Sterling (GBP) only.
5.3 Bespoke cake orders arranged directly with the Baker can be paid by card (by telephone) through www.stripe.com, bank transfer or cash on delivery. Payment by card or bank transfer must have been received by AJCC before the cake order can be processed.
5.4 Bespoke cake orders may require a non-refundable/non-transferrable deposit to secure the delivery date where the sum will be determined and advised to you by the Baker.
6.1 Please give at least three full working days’ notice should you wish to cancel your order and a refund will be given if you have already made full payment in advance.
6.2. If cancellation is given in less than three full working days’ prior to delivery date, AJCC reserve the right to charge for any costs already incurred.
6.3 If a deposit has been paid to secure the cake order, this is non-refundable/non-transferrable – see Payment Terms above.
7.1 Cake orders paid for in full will be refunded provided the order is cancelled at least three full working days prior to the delivery date.
7.2 If a deposit has been paid, this is non-refundable/non-transferrable – see Payment Terms above.
7.3 At the time of delivery please check that your cake order is correct and that the cakes are in a good state (or the third party who is accepting the cake order on your behalf). If you should have any queries concerning the cake order, this must be advised to the driver at the time of delivery in order that AJCC may resolve the matter as soon as possible.
7.4 Your opinion of the overall taste of the cakes is based on personal preference and can be subjective therefore we cannot accept the return of cakes because you do not like the taste or texture. Likewise, refunds will not be given for any cake consumed as consumption is viewed as your acceptance that the cake is satisfactory.
8.1 AJCC recommend that your cakes be stored in a cool, dry place of the kitchen and consumed within two days from delivery. Cupcake cases may be prone to peeling if they are stored in plastic or metal containers.
8.2 Cakes containing dairy ingredients such as fresh cream should be refrigerated and consumed within two days after delivery.
8.3 It is recommended that cakes decorated with fresh fruit should be refrigerated and consumed within two days after delivery.
8.4 Please note that sponge cakes tend to dry out when placed in the fridge.
8.5 Vegan Cakes should be stored in an airtight container or the cake box provided in a cool part of the kitchen. It is not advisable to keep vegan cakes in the refrigerator as this can quickly dry out the sponge.