Terms & Conditions

1. Definitions

1.1 Customers are referred to as “you” or “your”. Peggy Porschen Cakes Ltd is referred to as “we”, “us”, “our”

2. Contact & Company Details

Peggy Porschen Cakes Ltd
219 Kings Road
London SW3 5EJ
Phone: +44 (0)20 7730 1316
Email: hello@peggyporschen.com

Registered in England and Wales under company number: 09123435 having our registered office at 32 Madison Studios, 101 Amies Street, London SW11 2JW.  Our VAT Number is: GB 840 1501 75.

3. General

3.1 We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time. Any such changes will take effect from when they are posted on the website (see date at the top) and it is your responsibility to read the Terms and Conditions on each occasion that you use this website. Your continued use of the website shall signify your acceptance to be bound by the latest Terms and Conditions.

3.2 We only sell to those over 18.  If you are under the age of 18, we may not accept your order and you must discontinue the order process now. By placing an order with us you confirm that you are at least 18 years old, or in the case of the product containing alcohol being a gift you also confirm that the recipient is 18 or over. You also confirm that the information that you give is correct and truthful.

3.3 The contract between us shall be governed by the Laws of the United Kingdom and any dispute between us will be resolved exclusively in the courts of the United Kingdom. English is the only language offered for the conclusion of the contract.

3.4 When you place an order we collect certain personal and transactional information (e.g. name, address, email address). For details on how we use this information, please read our Privacy Policy.

4. Ordering

4.1 All orders must be made online on this website and are subject to these Terms and Conditions.

4.2 Acceptance of order and completion of the contract is made once the order is confirmed by us in writing (by email) and payment has been made in full. English is the only language offered for the conclusion of the contract.

4.3 We reserve the right not to accept any order due to one or more of the following:

  • 4.3.1 The product is out of stock.
  • 4.3.2 Payment has not been authorised.
  • 4.3.3 Error in pricing or product description.
  • 4.3.4 Unexpected limits on our resources which we could not reasonably plan for.
  • 4.3.5 We cannot meet a deadline you have specified.
  • 4.3.6 The criteria in clause 3.2 in these Terms and Conditions are not being met.
  • 4.3.7 Technical failure of the website.

4.4 All products are subject to availability. In the unlikely event that we are unable to supply you with your request, we will notify you as soon as possible.

4.5 We will assign an order number to your order and tell you what it is when we accept your order. It will help us if you can tell us the order number whenever you contact us about your order.

4.6 Once the order has been dispatched we will send you a dispatch confirmation via email. 

4.7 On occasion the product specification may change. If this does happen, we will do our best to contact you to offer you a substitute item of the same or better quality, at the same price. If you are not happy with the replacement item offered to you, we will refund you for the original unavailable item.

4.8 Please make sure to thoroughly read our Dietary &  Allergen Guide and product information for any allergy concerns before ordering. 

4.9 All sizes and measurements are approximate but we do try to make sure that they are as accurate as possible.

4.10 Products may vary slightly from their pictures: All our cakes, cupcakes and confectionery products are freshly baked and crafted by hand, each day.  As each and every item is as individual as the person who made it, slight variations from the original website image may occur.  The images of all products on our website are for illustrative purposes only. Although we have made every effort to display the colours accurately, we cannot guarantee that a device's display of the colours accurately reflects the colour of the products. Your product may vary slightly from those images.

4.11 Product packaging may vary. The packaging of the product may vary from that shown in images on our website.

4.12 Making changes to your product (made-to-order cakes).  If you wish to make a change to the product you have ordered please contact us as soon as you can and we will let you know if the change is possible. If it is possible we will let you know about any changes to the price of the product, the timing of supply or anything else which would be necessary as a result of your requested change and ask you to confirm in writing whether you wish to go ahead with the change.

4.13 We reserve the right to make minor changes to the product:
(a) to reflect changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements; and
(b) to implement minor technical adjustments and improvements. These changes will not affect your use of the product.

5. Risk

5.1 Risk of damage or loss to the goods supplied passes to you from the time we deliver the product to the address you gave us or you or a carrier organised by you collected it from us. We cannot accept any claim for damage, loss or deterioration after the delivery has been made. Please read the storage and handling instructions carefully upon receipt of your order. This does not affect your statutory rights.

6. Delivery & Collection

Cakes, Cupcakes and Confectionery 

6.1 Freshly baked, made-to-order cakes, cupcakes and confectionery are available for delivery to the following London postcodes: Central London: WC2R, WC2N - West London: W1, W8, W11 - South West London: SW1, SW3, SW6, SW5, SW7, SW8 (Battersea Power Station, Nine Elms, Embassy Gardens) SW10, SW11 (Battersea Park) - North West London: NW1, NW3.
Delivery rates are calculated by our courier company during the order process. Charges are based on road distance (using Google maps) from our Chelsea Parlour. Our standard cake delivery charges vary from £12 to £23.

6.2 For larger orders that exceed our regular courier capacity we reserve the right to charge extra. We will contact you with a quotation for your approval should this be the case. 

6.3 Delivery dates and time slots are limited and can be selected when checking out in the online shop.  Customers are required to provide clear delivery instructions, a contact name and telephone number for our delivery driver.  If for any reason, the delivery cannot be accepted during the agreed time slot and location, we will take your order back and retain it for the next 24 hours during which time you can call us on 020 7730 1316 to request redelivery at an additional charge or to arrange personal collection from our Chelsea or Belgravia Parlour (hyperlink to locations). 

6.4 If, despite our reasonable efforts, we are unable to contact you or re-arrange delivery or collection we may end the contract and do not accept any claim for a refund or replacement.

6.5 Collections can be made from the Peggy Porschen Parlours in Chelsea or Belgravia, London.  Simply select a Parlour location, date and time for collection when checking-out in the online shop.  If, for any reason you are running late or are not able to collect as planned, please call us on 020 7730 1316 to let us know. 

6.6 Customers, or their dedicated carrier, are required to provide a valid order confirmation number and sign a disclaimer upon collection to confirm that the order has been received in good condition. Whilst we will provide the customer with correct handling and storage instructions with each order, once collected, the responsibility for any damage through transportation lies with the customer. Due to the fresh and fragile nature of our cakes, we strongly advise against collections by bike and recommend that journeys should take no longer than 30 minutes, especially during warm weather. For more details and advice on how to handle fresh, delicate and perishable products, such as our cakes and cupcakes, please see our Product Information. 

6.7 Should for any reason an order not be collected in time, we will retain it for 24 hours to allow you sufficient time to call our customer service team on +44 (0)20 7730 1316 to re-arrange a new time for collection.  Please note that we do not offer refunds or replacements for orders that have not been collected within 24 hours after the agreed date and time.

Hampers, Baking Kits & Merchandise

6.8 We offer shipping to the UK and Europe for certain items in our online shop, such as gift hampers and merchandise. We use Hermes and UPS for shipping to the UK and UPS for shipping to EU destinations, and customers can select their preferred courier at checkout. 

If your item is in stock and the order is placed before noon, we aim to ship it out the next business day and you should receive your delivery within 3 to 5 business days from dispatch within the UK or 5 to 8 business days for locations based in the EU (please note that delays may occur during busy times such as Christmas or during lockdowns due to the ongoing pandemic). During checkout, simply select your preferred courier and you will be sent a tracking number once the order has been shipped. Delivery charges are specified once you have entered the delivery details and are based on the country the goods are being shipped to. International charges vary depending on weight and destination and are calculated during check out.

6.9 Delivery charges are specified once you have entered the delivery details and are based on the country the goods are being shipped to. International charges vary depending on weight and destination. 

6.10 If the incorrect shipping country is entered, we reserve the right to ask for additional payment to cover the cost of shipping. Failure to do so will result in the order being cancelled.

6.11 Please make sure the delivery address and postcode are correct as we take no liability for goods being undelivered due to incorrect/inaccurate address details.

6.12 All delivery times are estimates only. We cannot guarantee any delivery at any specific date or time.

6.13 It is your responsibility that someone will be at the address to accept the delivery when being made.

7. Payment & Prices

7.1 All prices are quoted in GBP and are inclusive of VAT (where applicable) but exclude delivery costs unless otherwise stated.

7.2 Payment must be made when placing the order. This also applies to any pre-ordered items.

7.3 We accept payment by Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Maestro and American Express. 

7.4 When using the card you confirm that you are the cardholder or have permission to make payment with the card by the cardholder.

7.5.The price you will be charged is the price stated on the website at the time we receive your order. In the unlikely event that an incorrect price has been given, we will contact you as soon as possible to see if you would like to go ahead with your order at the correct price or cancel the order. If we fail to get in contact with you we will cancel the order in respect of the incorrect priced product. 

7.6 Please make sure you receive a receipt of payment via email as well as a confirmation of your order. Failure of either to arrive might indicate that the order has not gone through successfully. 

7.7 We reserve the right to change prices at any time. We reserve the right to amend prices at any time at our discretion before, but not after, we accept orders.

7.8 We cannot be held responsible for any charges local Customs wish to apply to your order. We recommend that you check with your local customs authorities before placing an order with us.

8. Cancellations

8.1 You can always cancel your order with us.  Your rights when you cancel your order will depend on what you have bought, whether there is anything wrong with it, how we are performing and when you decide to cancel your order:
(a) If the product you have bought is faulty or misdescribed you may have a legal right to cancel the order (or to get the product repaired or replaced or a service re-performed or to get some or all of your money back)

8.2 You may cancel your order because of something we have done or are going to do for a reason set out at (a) to (d) below and we will refund you in full for any products which have not been provided with. The reasons are:
(a) we have told you about an upcoming change to the product or these terms which you do not agree to (except, see clauses 4.13 and 8.9)
(b) we have told you about an error in the price or description of the product you have ordered and you do not wish to proceed
(c) there is a risk that supply of the products may be significantly delayed because of events outside our control
(d) you have a legal right to cancel the order because of something we have done wrong

8.3 Exercising your right to change your mind if you are a consumer (Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013). If you are a consumer then for most products bought online you have a legal right to change your mind within 14 days and receive a refund.  These rights, under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013, are explained in more detail in these terms.

8.4 When consumers do not have a right to change their minds.  Your right as a consumer to change your mind does not apply in respect of:
(a) perishable items or items that reduce in value once handled.  This includes any food products, including cakes and cupcakes.     

HOWEVER, we do offer a goodwill cancellation basis for these products where certain requirements are met (see clause 8.5) 
(b) made-to-order or customised products which may include special editions or signed books (see clause 8.6)
(c) services, such as academy courses, once these have been completed, even if the cancellation period is still running
(d) products sealed for health protection or hygiene purposes, once these have been unsealed after you receive them

Fresh made-to-order cakes, cupcakes & confectionery

8.5 If you wish to cancel your cake order you must give us the following minimum notice to qualify for a credit or refund:
(a) cupcakes: 24 hours before delivery or collection
(b) 6-inch layer cakes: 48 hours before delivery or collection
(c) All personalised cakes and cakes larger than 6-inches: 72 hours before delivery or collection.

Hampers, Baking Kits & Merchandise

8.6 As confectionery items for our hampers are made on-demand and confectionery items, advent calendars and baking kit ingredients are perishable goods, we are unable to offer any refunds or exchanges if you change your mind, once the order has been confirmed through payment and the production process has begun. 

Order cancellations for non-perishable items are only accepted on a discretionary basis if made by email up until 9am on the next business day after ordering and before the shipment is being processed for collection by the Courier company.

Workshops, courses and masterclasses

8.7 If you cannot attend a course we may be able to transfer your booking to another class if available, but only in extenuating circumstances and at our sole discretion. In this case, Peggy Porschen Cakes Ltd must be advised in writing at least 1 month prior to the commencement of the class. In the event that you are unable to attend a course and would like to send someone to replace you, please notify us in writing by email to hello@peggyporschen.com.

8.8 If Peggy Porschen Cakes Ltd has to cancel a course: We reserve the right to cancel or postpone a course if we see necessary. In the unlikely event that a course needs to be cancelled or rescheduled by us, we will give as much notice as possible. We will offer a full refund of the cost of the course fee only, or the option to transfer to another available course. Please be advised that we take no responsibility for the travel or accommodation expenses you may have incurred, and we advise customers who travel from afar to take out travel or cancellation insurance.

8.9 From time to time it is necessary to update, improve or amend existing course formats according to customer feedback, market trends or for operational reasons. Peggy Porschen Ltd reserves the right to change or make adjustments to the content of any course without giving prior notice to existing bookings. This will not affect the quality or value of the tuition.

How to cancel your order:

8.10 To cancel your order, please email us at hello@peggyporschen.com. Please provide your name, home address, details of the order, order number and, where available, your phone number and email address. For the avoidance of doubt, any order cancellations must be made in written form.

9. Refunds and returns

    Fresh made-to-order cakes, cupcakes & confectionery

    9.1 If for any reason you are not happy with your cake order, please contact us immediately by email to hello@peggyporschen.com. We may ask that you return the product to us for quality inspection or provide photographic evidence within 24 hours from receipt of the order.   If the product is faulty or misdescribed we will either correct the mistake or provide a replacement prior to your event. If this is not possible we will offer some or all of your money back. 

    Hampers, Baking Kits & Merchandise

    9.2 Returns of shippable products are only accepted for items that arrived damaged or in error. Should you receive a damaged or wrong item, please notify us within 24 hours and send us a photo of the damaged/wrong item by email to hello@peggyporschen.com . We may ask you to return the item(s) to us and replace or exchange them depending on the condition. We do not offer refunds for any other reason on perishable items, so please read the product description and shelf life information carefully before placing your order. 

    Due to strict COVID-19 health & safety measures currently in place, we are unable to accept returns of face masks or aprons that have been removed from their protective packaging.

    Workshops, courses and masterclasses

    9.3 We are unable to offer refunds on any courses booked if you cannot attend a course. In the unlikely event that we need to cancel a course, we will offer a full refund of the cost of the course fee only, or the option to transfer to another available course. Please be advised that we take no responsibility for the travel or accommodation expenses you may have incurred, and we advise customers who travel from afar to take out travel or cancellation insurance.

    Here you can find out more about our company Covid-19 policy.