Delivery, Pick-Up and Vendor Delivery
8.1 Delivery Areas
You understand that The Chocolate Bar offer their Goods in specific delivery areas and our fees vary from delivery area to delivery area. By entering your delivery address on the Platforms, you will see the Vendors that we make available to you at that time. Delivery areas may expand, shrink or change depending on weather and traffic conditions and situations of force majeure.
8.2 Delivery Time
8.2.1The Chocolate Bar shall deliver your Order to the delivery address provided by You. You may choose for your Order to be delivered “ASAP” or scheduled for a specific time. An estimated delivery time will be provided to you in your email confirmation but delivery times shall vary depending on factors that are not controlled by us (e.g. order quantity, distance, time of day (peak periods), weather conditions, traffic conditions, etc.). You can view the remaining delivery time of an Order when you click on ‘My orders’ on the Platforms. You acknowledge that the delivery time we provide is only an estimate and Orders may arrive earlier or later. To ensure that you do not miss a delivery of an Order, you should ensure that either you or someone is at the delivery location to receive the Order once an Order is placed. I
8.3 Unsuccessful or Failed Deliveries
8.3.1 In cases where we attempt to deliver an Order but we are unable to do so due to the reasons caused by you, including but not limited to:
(i) no one was present or available to receive the Order; or
(ii) customer was uncontactable despite attempts to reach the customer via the phone number provided; or
(iii) lack of appropriate or sufficient access to deliver the Order successfully;
(iv) lack of a suitable or secure location to leave the Order; or
(v) in the case of Restricted Goods, customer did not meet the statutory age requirements or delivery did not deem it safe or appropriate for the customer to receive the Restricted Goods.
8.3.2 No-show Cancellations
If you remain uncontactable or fail to receive the Order within ten (10) minutes from the time the Order arrives at your delivery address, foodpanda reserves the right to cancel the Order without refund or remedy to you.
8.4 Wrong Order, Missing Items, Defective Goods
Upon receipt of your Order, if you discover that there are issues with your Order (e.g. wrong order, defective order, or missing items) please contact customer support via one of the methods indicated in Clause 1.3 above immediately. In some cases, foodpanda may request for photographic proof and/or additional information to properly investigate the issue with your Order. If we determine that the Order and/or Goods you received are not of satisfactory condition or quality, we will compensate you for your Order or parts of your Order.
8.5 Order Pick-Up
8.5.1 Where available, you will have the option of collecting your Order in-person directly from The Chocolate Bar premises ("Pick-Up") instead of having the Order delivered to You. Your email confirmation will indicate the time for you to Pick-Up the Order (“Collection Time”). We will prepare the Order by the Collection Time. In some cases, a reasonable delay may be expected. We agree to hold the Order for you at the Vendor’s premises for no more than a reasonable period of twenty (20) minutes from the Collection Time (“Holding Time”) and shall not be obliged to provide the Order to you if you fail to Pick-Up your Order within the Holding Time.
8.5.2 In the event of unreasonable delays in Pick-Up attributable to you, you bear the risk of any damage or loss of Goods or any deterioration in quality or change in condition of the Goods (e.g. changes in the temperature fit for consumption). In this case, you shall not be entitled to a replacement, refund or replacement of the Goods. You alone are responsible for inspecting the Goods/Order when you Pick-Up your Order and shall report any issues and/or defects to the Vendor before leaving the Vendor’s premises.
8.6 The Chocolate Bar Delivery
In some cases, our we will deliver the Order to you (“Vendor Delivery”). While we will use reasonable efforts to provide prior notice to you on Delivery, this may not always be possible. Where Delivery applies, we may ask you to contact us directly in the event of issues or delays in your delivery. The Chocolate Bar shall not be responsible in any way for Orders or Goods that are delivered by Third Party Companies.