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Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Our Guarantee

We will provide a professionally decorated dessert in a timely manner as specified in the invoice or contract.  We appreciate your business and we are honored that you have chosen us for your special celebration. We guarantee that the flavors, size, and general design elements will be met as outlined. 

Allergy Disclaimer

Please be aware that all ingredients are processed on the same equipment (eggs, soy, wheat, coconut).  Although we have strict processes in place to prevent cross-contact there is still a slight risk of the presence of any allergen. We shall not be held responsible for any health-related or any other issues and you agree to it. 

COVID-19 and any other Viruses

We are taking extra care of our personal hygiene and all of the family members. We have a separate room for storing all baking ingredients and we are doing our best to ensure we have following all guidelines given by CDC and the US government. Just like everything else we do for our household items, we ensure all the ingredients are properly cleaned and stored away in containers. Our kitchen surfaces are cleaned and sanitized daily, and we have increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting all areas. We do contactless pickup and delivery ONLY. You will tell us 5 min before reaching to our house and we will keep the cake outside so you can pick it up conveniently. The customer will not hold Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea liable for any damages due to COVID-19 or any other virus that can affect them or anyone who eats our baked products. 

General Information 

Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea respects the privacy of our customers, business partners, employees, and job applicants and other visitors to our websites who may choose to provide personal information. We recognize the need for appropriate protection and management of personal information that you provide to us. This Terms of Service and Privacy Statement will assist you in understanding what types of information we may collect, how that information may be used, and with whom the information may be shared. Any order placed over the website, mobile app, phone or in-person accepts these terms of use. Also, any payments made on Venmo, Zelle, CashApp, Credit Cards, Cash etc. also accept these terms of use. 

Care and Handling

We are not responsible for any damage to the dessert after pick-up or after setup is complete.  The client is responsible for providing an appropriate and secure table and environment for the dessert(s).  Desserts(including cakes) are heavy and require a sturdy table and optimal room temperature of 75 degrees or below.                             

If you or your representative elects to pick up and set up the dessert, you assume all liability and responsibility for the condition of the cake once it leaves the possession of Out of the Bubble Bakery.  

  • In the case of fresh flower usage on the cake, the responsibility of the flower safety and safe food practices will rest with the florist and not with Out of the Bubble Bakery. The person placing this order should obtain a notice of plant safety, in question, from the florist.
  • Out of the Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea is not responsible for any damage to the dessert(s) caused by the placement of flowers by another party or other items on the desserts.

Photographs and Marketing

We respect the privacy of all our clients. We will not disclose the identity of clients (photographs of people, last names, event details, contact details) without permission. We do, however, reserve the right to photograph baked goods and use those photos on our website, social media, or marketing materials. We also reserve the right to use any photographs for display or promotion without compensation to you.

Decorations and Coloring

We have highly skilled decorators.  We will do our best to match any requested color or design.  We are limited to the fact that we are dealing with icing that can fade do to light and temperature so we do not guarantee an exact match.  Also, do to the nature of drawings, we will make our best representation of what is requested but are again limited by the nature of our product.

Shipping

We offer FREE PICKUP and Local Delivery in San Antonio. The shipping cost shall be calculated based on your shipping We are located at 16131 Salto Del Agua 78255 at checkout. 

Delivery

If a delivery is requested, we will not be held responsible for any damages during the delivery or any other issues related to the baked goods.

The Client must disclose any adverse road hazards and/or obstacles that may hamper the delivery and quality of finished products.  In the case of an unavoidable occurrence, such as an act of god, a car accident, poor road conditions, or dropping off baked goods during delivery — Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea shall not be held liable for more than the price of the cake described in this order as per our refund policy.

Edible Images and Copyrights

Image editing

  • We do not offer touch up or color adjustments.  Minor cropping may occur in order to fit the image to cake or dessert/space available.

Copyright

  • Copyright images will not be printed.  In order for copyright images to be reproduced, authoritative letters from governing body to whom the image has been copyrighted will be requested and needed upon placement of order.

Intellectual property

  • Customers should be informed that you can’t do exact replications if the designs requested are copyrighted.
  • If you want to use photos of their cake for your portfolio, you should mention that here.

Additional Notes

  • The image will be printed as on a “what is given” basis.
  • Images are reproduced using edible ink food colors and therefore some distortion in the color from the original image is possible
  • Edible image quality will depend on the image size and quality of the original photo provided
  • Please bring in a copy of the image.  We cannot guarantee the return of the image in the exact condition.  If the image is lost or damaged we claim no responsibility for replacement or restoration of the original image.

Serving Size

  • Define the size of each piece of cake and acknowledge that the amount of cake needed is an estimation and not guaranteed to be exact.
  • You should not be held responsible if a cake shortage occurs because cake pieces are cut larger than the agreed-upon measurements.

When Ordering

All custom decorated orders are to be paid in full when the order is placed using online channels or over the phone. All online orders for In-Store pickup, delivery or shipping are paid in full when order is placed on our website or over the phone.

Gluten-Free, Keto and Vegan Options

We do our best to create the best-baked products using mostly organic ingredients. We use the same kitchen for our products so cannot guarantee 100% gluten-free, Keto, or Vegan compliance, but are very close to that number. If you have any concerns then we request you not to order from us.  Customer agrees to hold Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea harmless for any allergic reactions and to indemnify Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea in the event of any claims arising from allergic reactions.

Customer understands that Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea is not a gluten-free bakery. Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea uses best efforts when baking gluten free products including using separate equipment for gluten-free items. Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea cannot guarantee the absence of cross-contamination with gluten-containing products. If Customer or individuals who will taste the item Customer purchases from Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea has a gluten allergy, we recommend finding a bakery that is free from all wheat flours.

Out of Stock Policy

Our stock fluctuates throughout the day with sales demand and stock that we receive from vendors. If an item you ordered is out of stock, we will first try to contact the customer either by phone or via email. We will give you other comparable choices to choose from.

Refund/Exchange Policy

We take pride in our desserts and tea. If you are unhappy with your order and/or purchase, immediately notify us (within 24 hours of pick-up or delivery) of your concern and return your dessert to us. The dessert has to be returned to us, and in case more than half of the order of the dessert is finished, then we can’t provide any refund. No refunds on teas. We will give you credit for the amount based on the returned dessert towards a future purchase. The dessert has to be returned at our location. All refunds will be provided as a gift card i.e. Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea Gift Card within five (5) business days upon receipt of the returned merchandise.  You must text the receipt @ 210.201.5669 of the purchase with you. The Gift cards are valid for 3 months from the date of issue. 

What personal information does Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea collect?

Personal Information is information that can be used to identify or contact a specific individual, such as a name, address, telephone number or email address. We may collect certain personal information from customers, business partners, employees, and candidates for employment. akki@akkiscupcakery.com does not collect personal information when you visit our websites unless you choose to provide such personal information. No credit card information is stored on the Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea website. Credit card information that is given by phone is destroyed immediately after approval and processing.

How does Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea use personal information?

We will use personal information to provide customers and business partners with information and services and to help us better understand your needs and interests. Specifically, we use your information to help you complete a transaction or order, to communicate with you, to deliver products/services to you, to bill you for products/services you purchased, and to provide ongoing service and support. Occasionally we may use your information to contact you for marketing and quality assurance purposes. Personal information collected online may be combined with information you provide to us through other sources such as trade shows and/or our advertising campaigns. 

With whom does Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea share personal information?

We will NOT share personal information with third parties. We will NOT sell, trade, or lease your personal information to others. We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. We may collect personally identifiable information when you visit our site. We also automatically receive and record on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information, and the page(s) you visited. We will not sell your personally identifiable information to anyone.

Choice and Consent

Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea does not require that customers, business partners or visitors to our websites provide any personal information. The decision to provide personal information is voluntary. In some instances, if you do not wish to provide the personal information requested, you may not be able to proceed with the activity or receive the benefit for which the personal information is being requested.

Security of Personal Information

Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea is committed to taking reasonable efforts to secure the personal data you choose to provide us. To protect the privacy of any personal information you may have provided, Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea employs reasonable security measures to prevent unauthorized access including Internet firewalls and anti-virus protection. No data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secure. We use 3rd party payment gateways (currently we use Stripe but it can change), so no credit card information is stored with us. Only those employees who need access to our users’ information in order to do their jobs are allowed access. Employees who violate our privacy policy are subject to disciplinary action.

Other Information/Logging and Cookies

Like many other websites, we use “cookie” technology to improve your experience at our site. Cookies are small pieces of data that are placed in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. When you visit a website, a message is sent back to the web server by the browser accessing the website. You may elect not to accept cookies by changing the designated settings on your web browser. However, not utilizing cookies may prevent you from using certain functions and features of websites.

Links to Non-Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea Websites and Third Parties

Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea website may provide links to third-party websites for your convenience and information. If you access those links, you will leave Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea website. Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea does not control those sites or their privacy practices, which may differ from Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea’s. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party websites. The personal data you choose to give to unrelated third parties is not covered by Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea’s Privacy Statement. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of any company before submitting your personal information. Some third-party companies may choose to share their personal data with Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea that sharing is governed by that third-party company’s privacy policy.

On-Line Policy Only

This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected through this site. It does not apply to any information collected or disseminated by any other method.  We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time. Be sure to check this page periodically for updates. This policy applies only to personal information collected online at the https://www.akkiscupcakery.com and does not apply to information collected offline by us.

Please be sure to read this Privacy Policy before using or submitting information to us.

Your use of this website is subject not only to the terms of the Privacy Policy but also to this site’s Terms of Use. This Privacy Policy is subject to change from time to time, so please check back periodically. By accessing and using our website, and by providing us with your information, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use our site. Your continued use of our site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes.

Children Under 13

We have no way of distinguishing the age of individuals who access our Website, and so we carry out the same Privacy Policy for individuals of all ages. If a child has provided us with personally-identifying information without parental or guardian consent, the parent or guardian should contact us to remove the information and opt out of promotional opportunities.

Access and Opting Out

You may, at any time, remove your personal identifying information from our current customer database. If you have submitted personal identifying information to us and you wish to have it removed from our records, if you have other questions about this policy, the information you have provided to us, or wish to notify us that you do not want your information shared with unaffiliated third parties, please contact us at:

Go to Contact us page or email us at akki@akkiscupcakery.com . So that we can process your requests, include both a detailed explanation and, in the subject line of your message, either indicate “Delete Information,” “General Privacy Question,” “Access to Personal Information,” or “Opt-Out of Sharing.” We will respond to all reasonable requests as soon as feasible.

Wedding & Grooms Cake Cancellation Policy

Wedding deposits are non-refundable & non-transferable (Deposit is deducted from the wedding cake balance only). Any Wedding or Groom’s cake orders canceled 2 weeks prior to your wedding date will receive only a 75% refund on any payments made after the deposit. Any Wedding or Groom’s cake orders canceled less than 1 week prior to your wedding date will receive no refunds on any payments made after the deposit.

Change Order

There will be a $15 Change Order fee for any changes that are requested within 24 hours of the time required.

Highly Decorated Cake Orders

Highly decorated cakes include wedding cakes, groom cakes, sculpted cakes, and cut-out cakes. The latest time available to order a Highly Decorated cake is the Wednesday prior to the weekend required at noon. The above Order Cancellation Policy will apply for those situations. During peak holiday season akki@akkiscupcakery.com reserves the right to adjust the cut-off date if orders have exceeded our production capabilities.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Resolution of Disputes

All claims, disputes, and other matters in question arising out of or relating to this Agreement, or the breach of this Agreement (in any event, a “Dispute”) shall first be submitted to non-binding mediation in accordance with the Bexar County Dispute Resolution Center. The mediator may offer such guidance as the mediator deems appropriate to facilitate the resolution of the Dispute.

Contact Information

Any questions regarding this Privacy Statement, you may make a written submission to the attention of Akki’s Cupcakery & Tea, 16131 Salto Del Agua, San Antonio TX 78255 or email us at akki@akkiscupcakery.com

Changes to this Statement

Please note that this Policy may be subject to modifications from time to time. Any significant changes to this policy will be posted here. We encourage you to periodically review this policy to be informed of how we collect, use, and protect your information.