BIGFOODIE.CO.UK WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“Website Terms”)
Please read BigFoodie.co.uk Website Terms carefully before ordering any products and services from our website. Please understand that if you refuse to accept these Website Terms, you will not be able to order any products from this website. And you should understand that you agree to be bound by these Website Terms by ordering products via this website.
This website is owned and operated by Huaxia Investment Limited trading as BigFoodie.co.uk.
Huaxia Investment Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registered company number 07907582, whose registered office is at 6a 2nd Floor, 1 Universal Square, Manchester M12 6JH, United Kingdom.
Your access to, use of, placing of an order, linking to the Site, use of software or downloading software on the Site (collectively, your "Access") is conditional upon your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers contained on this page and elsewhere on the Site ("Website Terms").
By accessing any part of this Website, you indicate that you accept these Website Terms.
If you do not accept these Website Terms, you must leave this Website immediately.
The Website Terms of this Site do not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your Internet connection are aware of these Website Terms and that they comply with them.
We reserve the right to amend the Website Terms at any time and you should periodically refer to them on this page and elsewhere on this site.
"You" and "Your" means the person using this Site to order goods and subject to these Website Terms.
"BigFoodie.co.uk", "We", "Us", or "Our" means:
Huaxia Investment Ltd
Registered in England and Wales at 6a 2nd Floor, 1 Universal Square, Manchester M12 6JH.
Company Registration No. 07907582.
The purpose of this Site is to provide a simple, convenient and cost-effective service to bigfoodie consumers, linking them to takeaways/restaurants in their area that offer takeaway food. Interactive menus allow customers to build and submit orders at the click of a button.
By joining, members can view their takeaway order history, rate past orders, introduce friends and earn discounts.
To learn more about the service, please go to our FAQ
3. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
To the extent permitted by law, Huaxia Investment Ltd provides this Site and content on an "as-is" and "as available" basis and we make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the content or availability of this Site, or that it will be timely or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.
Subject to the previous paragraph, neither bigfoodie.co.uk nor Huaxia Investment Ltd directors, officers, agents, employees or contractors shall have any liability for any direct, indirect, special or consequential losses or damages (including without limitation, damages for loss of business or loss of profits), arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use or inability to use this Site.
Nothing in these terms shall exclude or limits liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence or that of our agents or employees.
4. Intellectual Property
You may not print, copy, reproduce, download, republish, broadcast, transmit, display, modify or re-use the materials from this Site for anything other than personal, non-commercial use, including in particular any purpose which publicly re-sells or re-uses the materials, without the prior written consent of the copyright holder.
All copyright, trade marks and other intellectual property rights in this Site and its content (including without limitation the Site design, text, graphics, logos, icons, images and all software, databases and source code connected with the Site) are owned by or licensed to Huaxia Investment Ltd or otherwise used by Huaxia Investment Ltd as permitted by law.
bigfoodie.co.uk and the bigfoodie logo are trade marks of Huaxia Investment Ltd.
This Site may be unavailable at certain times to allow for maintenance and upgrades. Although we will endeavour to notify customers in advance of any service unavailability, this cannot be guaranteed and we reserve the right to alter or withdraw the service at any time.
7. Third Party Sites
This Site contains links to other websites. Those websites are not under the control of Huaxia Investment Ltd and Huaxia Investment Limited and bigfoodie.co.uk is not responsible for the practices, content or availability of such websites. A link does not imply endorsement of, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the linked site. We provide the links as a convenience only. If you decide to access linked third party websites, you do so at your own risk, and we will not be held responsible or liable for any loss or damages caused by use of or reliance on any contents, goods or services available on such websites.
You may provide a non-framed link to this Site from any other business or service website but not in any way which gives the impression that we are associated with or have approved such other site, unless expressly agreed to by ourselves in writing.
8. Limitations of Use
This Site is intended to be accessed by persons located in the UK and we make no representation that any information, materials or functions included in this Site are appropriate for use in any other jurisdiction.
By using this Site, you warrant that any personal information provided by you is true, accurate, current and complete in all respects and that you will notify us immediately of any changes to your personal information by updating your member profile on the Site or contacting us
You agree not to impersonate any other person or entity or to use a false name or a name that you are not authorised to use.
To use our service you must be over 18 years of age.
You are not allowed to register multiple memberships for use by the same person. Violation of this clause may result in termination of your membership.
Members' passwords should be kept confidential at all times, and must not be shared or disclosed to anyone. You are responsible for all activities and orders that occur or are submitted through your membership. If you know or suspect that someone has knowledge of your password then you should contact us
You may not use the Site for any unlawful or unauthorised purpose, including without limitation:
Distributing any unlawful, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, obscene or otherwise objectionable material.
Transmitting material that constitutes a criminal offence, results in civil liability or otherwise breaches any laws, regulations or codes of practice.
Interfering with any other persons use or enjoyment of the Site.
Damaging, disabling or impairing the operation of this Site or attempting to gain unauthorised access to this Site or to networks connected to it, through hacking, spoofing or other such similar means.
9. Feedback and User Submissions
We do not solicit nor wish to receive any confidential or proprietary information from you. Nor do we wish to receive any creative materials, ideas or suggestions other than those we specifically request.
If you do send to us by email or otherwise, any communication or material, you represent and warrant that the information and material is original to you, and you will be deemed to have granted us a perpetual, world-wide, royalty-free license to use such communications or material in any way we see fit and we will be free to use any such material or information contained in communications you send for any purpose whatsoever.
10. Placing an order
Huaxia Investment Ltd trade as bigfoodie.co.uk endeavours to deal with reputable third parties who provide a quality service, however Huaxia Investment Ltd accepts no responsibility or liability for the quality or quantity of any goods delivered by or collected from said third parties. It is the responsibility of the customer to thoroughly check the supplied goods before agreeing to pay for an order.
All questions regarding goods shown on this Site should be directed to the partner Chinese takeaway/restaurant.
After you submit an order to us, we will send you order confirmation by email with order details. Should you find any information on the order confirmation is not what you expected, you can either contact us
or cancel the order immediately. For the details of how to cancel an order please refer to Cancellation
Please make sure the email address you provide is correct and your mailbox is in proper working order, as all correspondence regarding your order is sent to this address.
All food preparation and deliveries are the sole responsibility of the Chinese takeaway/restaurant accepting the order. Please be aware that the takeaway/restaurant will do everything they can to meet the delivery time you specified, however delivery times may be affected by factors beyond their control and therefore cannot be guaranteed. We will inform you if we become aware of an unexpected delay. You can select ‘As Soon As Possible’ in the delivery time frame drop list, subject to the distance, traffic condition, weather condition etc, this would normally mean you should expect the order to be delivered within 45-60 minutes once you complete the order process.
Incorrect personal details may lead to problems or delays in delivery, so please ensure that you have included your correct address (including postcode), email address and contact telephone number when ordering.
Members can track the progress of their orders by viewing their Order History.
A. Alcohol and Cigarettes
Pursuant to the Licensing Act 1964, it is an offence for any person under the age of 18 to buy, or attempt to buy, intoxicating liquor, or for any person over the age of 18 to buy intoxicating liquor on behalf of any person under the age of 18. Cigarettes are not for sale to minors under the age of 16. Orders containing either alcohol or cigarettes can therefore not be accepted from minors.
Once your order has been accepted, this represents an agreement between you the customer and the takeaway/restaurant. The takeaway/restaurant has sole responsibility for this order. Cash payments are made directly to the Chinese takeaway/restaurant fulfilling the order. If you have chosen to pay with credit or debit card on the Site then the transaction is processed by Huaxia Investment Ltd trade as bigfoodie.co.uk as an authorised agent of the takeaway/restaurant.
All prices quoted are in British (Sterling) Pounds.
Delivery and/or card charges are calculated per order and based on the policy of the individual takeaway/restaurant. Any delivery charges or card fees will be displayed clearly in your Order Summary.
Prices are subject to change and all goods are subject to availability.
You have the right to cancel an order up to the point the order is prepared by the Chinese takeaway/restaurant. Normally, this is approximately 45 minutes before the time you requested delivery or collection of the order.
We might still refund you even after the order being delivered. However this will only happen at the consent of takeaway/restaurant.
In a rare situation where the quality of food or delivery service is not entirely at your satisfaction or expectation, you are advised to call takeaway/restaurant directly within 48 hours after receive your order for refund or compensation. You might also choose to contact bigfoodie and we are willing to act as assistance to communicate your concern with the takeaway/restaurant. A decision will be made and communicated to you within 48 hours after receive your enquery.
Members can cancel an order via their Order History, while guests can call the Chinese takeaway/restaurant to cancel an order.
While every effort is made to ensure that accurate pricing and descriptions are maintained, we reserve the right to cancel any order that is based on inaccurate information.
An order may be subsequently cancelled by a takeaway/restaurant after you have received an email or phone call informing the order has been accepted. Huaxia Investment Ltd trade as bigfoodie.co.uk and our partner takeaways/restaurants reserves the right to cancel any order, before or after acceptance, and will notify you immediately of any such cancellation.
11. Customer Ratings
The ratings contained on this Site are for informational purposes only and do not constitute advice. Nor should you rely on ratings to make (or refrain from making) or take (or refrain from taking) any action. Ratings are the opinions of customers who have ordered through the Site, and any statements, advice or opinions made by such customers are those of such customers only.
If we terminate your right to link to the Site you must cease linking to the Site immediately. Any person who holds a suspended or terminated membership must not order from or re-join this Site without our prior written consent. We reserve the right to assign or sub-contract any or all of our rights and obligations under these terms.
No waiver by us shall be construed as a waiver of any preceding or succeeding breach of any provision.
14. Governing Law
At bigfoodie.co.uk we are dedicated to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.
We do update this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy regularly.
Information We Collect
In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data.
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as when you registered for information or make a purchase.
Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.
On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website to our advertisers.
Such information will not identify you personally it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever.
Similarly to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our website and the service that we provide to you.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.
Use of Your Information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
To provide you with information requested from us, relating to our products or services. To provide information on other products which we feel may be of interest to you, where you have consented to receive such information.
To meet our contractual commitments to you.
To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our service.
If you are an existing customer, we may contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
Further, we may use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, so that you can be provided with information about unrelated goods and services which we consider may be of interest to you. We or they may contact you about these goods and services by any of the methods that you consented at the time your information was collected.
If you are a new customer, we will only contact you or allow third parties to contact you only when you have provided consent and only by those means you provided consent for.
If you do not want us to use your data for our or third parties you will have the opportunity to withhold your consent to this when you provide your details to us on the form on which we collect your data.
Please be advised that we do not reveal information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers but we may, on occasion, provide them with aggregate statistical information about our visitors.
Storing Your Personal Data
Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Details relating to any transactions entered into on our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
Disclosing Your Information
Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any member of our group. This includes, where applicable, our subsidiaries, our holding company and its other subsidiaries (if any).
We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:
Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party.
Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
To assist fraud protection and minimise credit risk.
Third Party Links
You mind find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.
Access To Information
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Please note that any demand for access may be subject to payment of a fee of £10 which covers our costs in providing you with the information requested. Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please contact us using the contact details below.
All payments are processed over a secure server and are fully encrypted, using SSL technology. All of your sensitive card information is encrypted and is not held in clear text on any site. The payment provider will use the information you provide to run security and fraud checks as necessary. Because this information is encrypted and handled by our payment providers we do not store any of this information on our website nor do we have access to your complete card details at any time.