Terms and Conditions

Terms & Conditions (Revised 1 July 2020)                                                 The Cocoa Trees

Please read the terms and conditions below carefully as they contain important notices. You are agreeable to these terms when you surf this website. Otherwise, please do not access this site or any web page thereof.

1. No Warranty for the website and/or Materials

The Cocoa Trees does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of this website and images within this site, nor for the liability of errors or omissions in materials to this website. Also, The Cocoa Trees does not warrant that this website and its materials are free of any computer virus or other malicious, destructive, or corrupting code/program.

2. Intellectual Property

The Cocoa Trees owns the copyright to this website. No parts of this website may be reproduced, distributed, adapted, modified, republished, displayed, hyperlinked,   transmitted or framed in any manner or in any way, or be stored in an information retrieval system without the prior written permission from The Cocoa Trees.

The Cocoa Trees is a registered trademark of Focus Network Agencies (S) Pte Ltd, which cannot be used in any form, whether it is for advertising or publicity purposes, without the written permission of The Cocoa Trees and/or Focus Network Agencies (S) Pte Ltd. It is also prohibited to use The Cocoa Trees' trademark as a hyperlink to other websites.

3. Exclusion of Liability

The Cocoa Trees shall not be liable for any damage, loss, or expense arising from the inability to access or use this website or its materials/information due to system, server or connection failure, or even delay in transmission or computer virus. Similarly, The Cocoa Trees is not liable for damage or loss arising from access to any other websites linked to this website. Any hyperlink to any other website is not an endorsement of such a website and such a website should only be accessed at the site user’s own risk.

4. Governing Law

By accessing this website, you fully agree that the Singapore law shall govern such access as well as the above terms, and you fully agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts.

5. Online Orders
Please take note of the following terms and conditions, with any online transaction made at The Cocoa Trees e-store.
  • Once your order has been placed, you will receive an Order Confirmation email with the details of your order after the order has been processed.

  • Images of products featured in e-Store are for illustration purposes only.

  • Items are subject to availability at point of purchase.

  • Prices of products in e-Store may be exclusively applicable for online purchases only.

  • All prices seen in the e-Store are in Singapore currency, inclusive of government tax.

  • Products purchased in e-Store will be charged at the price as at the moment of sale, regardless of the delivery date.

  • No alteration or cancellation of online transactions is allowed once payments have been captured through the payment gateway.

  • An order which has been accepted may not be combined in whole or in part and cannot be canceled without obtaining the prior written approval of The Cocoa Trees, which it may refuse in its absolute discretion.

  • Complete and accurate information must be provided to process any online transaction. 

  • The Cocoa Trees is not liable for the inability to fulfill online transactions due to insufficient or inaccurate information provided.

  • No payment term is allowed for all online transactions. Payment is processed via designated STRIPE payment gateway(s).

  • All terms and conditions are subjected to change without prior notice and The Cocoa Trees reserves the right to make final decisions on all matters of dispute.

 

6.  E-Voucher
  • E-voucher is applicable for use at The Cocoa Trees online e-store (http://www.thecocoatrees.com ) only.

  • E-voucher is valid for 30 days from the date of purchase and strictly non-extendable.

  • The unutilized amount from the e-voucher will be forfeited.

  • E-voucher can be used in conjunction with other promo codes.

  • E-vouchers cannot be used to offset delivery charges.

  • E-voucher is not exchangeable for cash or refundable.

  • Please indicate the recipient's email address and your special message for the recipient under 'Customer Remarks'.

  • An email indicating the total value of the purchased e-voucher(s) together with the/any special messages from the buyer and the individual voucher(s) redemption code(s), will be issued to the stated recipient’s email address.

  • The Cocoa Trees reserves the right to make any changes or amendments to the terms and conditions of the e-voucher without prior notice.

 

7. All Promotions and Free Gifts
  • It is your sole responsibility to select the Free Gift(s) at the promotion pop-up window during the checkout process, unless otherwise stated. Failure to do so will result in the Free Gift(s) being forfeited from your order. 

  • Purchase with purchase promotion will not form part of the transaction to qualify for free delivery or free gifts.

  • The Cocoa Trees reserves the right to forfeit the Free Gift(s) once an order is processed without the Free Gift(s) being selected.

  • The Cocoa Trees reserve the right to replace the Free Gift(s) with an item of equivalent value or subject the Free Gift(s) to availability, on a while stocks last basis.

  • The Cocoa Trees is not liable for the inability to fulfill online transactions due to insufficient or inaccurate information of the PROMO CODE/ FREE GIFT(S) provided.

8. Delivery
  • Free delivery with a minimum spend of  $60 (usual $80) nett and above unless otherwise stated during a promotional camapign.

  • A delivery fee of $8 will be charged for orders that fall below the free delivery qualifier. 

  • Delivery is within Singapore only. The Cocoa Trees does not accept and carry out overseas delivery for all online transactions.

  • Delivery to Alps Avenue, Changi Cargo Complex/Ferry Terminal, Airport Link, Jurong Island, Lim Chu Kang, MID Bases, Sentosa, Senoko, Sembawang Park, Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Tuas View Extension will not be accepted.

  • Fulfillment of orders will be carried out 3 working days from order placement, from Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays) based on the time slot (9 am - 10 pm), subject to changes. 

  • As we seek to meet your preferred delivery date and time, there may be a delay in deliveries during festive and sales periods.

  • No alteration to delivery is allowed upon order placement.

  • If you instruct delivery to leave the purchase of our heat-sensitive products* at venues that do not have air-condition, please note that the quality of these products may be affected and The Cocoa Trees will not be liable.

  • You are the owner of the items purchased from our website once we have received full payment. The items purchased will be your responsibility from the time we deliver them to the address you have provided.

  • The Cocoa Trees are not liable for delay in delivery due to force majeure events.

    • In the event of a force majeure where it constitutes either a natural disaster, pandemic, or global health emergency situation, please expect a delay in your delivery as we are facing considerable challenges in our warehouse operations in light of the safety measures taken.

    • The Cocoa Trees reserves the right to alter the delivery date / delay the delivery or subject the order to cancellation due to force majeure.

Note: During peak periods there may be a slight delay when processing your orders for delivery. Do be rest assured that we will try our best to minimize this delay and update you accordingly. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

 

9. Pick Up / Self Collection
  • Self collection is available at The Cocoa Trees Warehouse Outlets from 10:00am - 4:30pm. 

103 Defu Lane 10, FNA Group Building, Level 1, Warehouse Outlet, Singapore, 539223

 

  • No minimum spending required for self-collection.

  • Please proceed to the cashier counter, or approach any member of our staff for assistance. Do bring along the Shipment Confirmation email (printout or digital copy) to collect your order.

 

Note: You may ask someone to collect the order on your behalf. He/She will need to present a copy of the Shipment Confirmation email for the collection.

 

  • Please collect your orders within 9 days of placing your orders for self collection.

  • No alteration/cancellation to order is allowed upon order placement.

  • Fulfillment of orders will be carried out 2 working days from order placement, from Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays) based on the time slot, subject to changes. 

  • You are the owner of the items purchased from our website once we have received full payment. The items purchased will be your responsibility from the time we deliver them to the warehouse outlet to await your collection.

 
10. Refund
Product refunds are applicable only with valid reasons subject to the absolute discretion of The Cocoa Trees. Please drop us an email to online@thecocoatrees.com within 7 working days from date of purchase with the following details:   
  1. Your order number

  2. The matter of the issue (e.g. refund item)

  3. The batch number found on the product packaging

  4. Pictures or videos, whichever applicable

Note: Chocolates are sensitive to heat and storage conditions. Refer to no.11. on storage and handling.

11. Incorrect or Defective Products
We are very sorry and we would like to make it up to you!
Please drops us an email to online@thecocoatrees.com within 7 working days from date of purchase with the following details:   
  1. Your order number

  2. The matter of the issue (e.g. incorrect/defective item)

  3. The batch number found on the product packaging

  4. Pictures or videos, whichever applicable

12. Chocolates Handling and Storage
The Cocoa Trees would not be liable for negligence in dealings with the products or mishandling or misuse of the products.

*Chocolates should be stored in the following proper conditions:

  • Away from excessive heat or humidity

  • Ideal temperatures between 14° and 20° Celsius

  • Tightly wrapped and away from strong odors 

  • Store in a cool, dark and dry place