By proceeding with your order, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions. It is recommended that you read them carefully.
About Sweet Little Gifts
Sweet Little Gifts is owned by Sweet Little Gifts Ltd, a fully incorporated company formed in 2018.
Processing Your Order
We currently process orders as they arrive, Monday-Sunday, within working hours (9am-5pm), including bank holidays. We reserve the right to amend our working times at any time. Whilst we process orders at any time, it may not always be possible to ship items on that day (e.g. on Bank Holidays). If for any reason we are short of stock and are unable to fulfil your order we will contact you via email to ask whether you would like an alternative product, a refund or to hold the order until new stock arrives (with a time frame provided).
We reserve the right to cancel and refund any order if we have reason to believe that the order is fraudulent, if we are unable to contact you due to an invalid email address and telephone number being provided, or if for any other reason it is not possible to fulfil your order.
We only dispatch and deliver orders on working days – Monday to Saturday and excluding Bank Holidays. This is subject to change at any time with no notice.
If an order going to a UK address is not received within the delivery time frame specified in your dispatch email, we advise prompt follow-up. In any event, if you have not received your order within 1 week of dispatch please contact us and we will investigate with the delivery provider.
We cannot be held responsible for any failed/delayed delivery as a result of incorrect, incomplete or unclear address information. Therefore, we would urge you to check this thoroughly as you checkout and on the order confirmation email. Once your order leaves us we are unable to change address information or redirect orders without incurring charges which you will need to cover. If we cannot contact you to verify delivery details due to an invalid email address and/or telephone number being given we reserve the right to cancel the order.
If an item is returned to us as a result of a recipient not following up on the delivery within the time frame, an additional charge will be liable to repackage and resend, or alternatively we will refund minus the delivery charge.
If your order is returned to us because the recipient has failed to respond after Royal Mail or our courier has attempted deliveries and notified them, you must cover the cost of resending the order should you wish to do so. If you choose not to resend your order after it’s been returned we will refund you the value of the sweets only, not the delivery costs.
In the unlikely event that you order goes missing, we will offer to send a replacement order or refund you in full.
If your order arrives damaged, please do not dispose of the package. Please photograph the package and email us so we can resolve any issues as quickly as possible for you.
If you have opted for next day delivery you must order before 12 pm (midday); otherwise, it will be dispatched the next working day.
Our courier deliveries can be delivered any time during working hours. We are unable to provide an estimated time of arrival, however, you will be emailed by our courier on the day of delivery with a 1-hour time slot for delivery.
If your next day delivery or named day delivery fails to arrive on the day it should we will refund your delivery charge in full once we have received reimbursement from Royal Mail.
We offer free UK mainland delivery on all orders above £25, and at a rate of £1.50 per order below that value. The only charge to you would be for optional first class delivery or next-day delivery, or as above when items have not been collected on time despite initial re-delivery attempts. In such instances, you would need to cover re-delivery costs.
For full details on the delivery services we use and associated costs please see our Delivery & Returns page.
Our Products & Packaging
The costs shown for our products include VAT at 20%.
Sweet Little Gifts only sends out the best quality products to our customers that are well within their best before date. However, we cannot accept responsibility for deterioration caused by climatic conditions or transportation once the goods have left our premises.
Upon receipt, to ensure your sweets remain in the good condition, store them in a cool, dry place. We also recommend that they’re consumed within three weeks to be enjoyed at their best.
We don’t manufacture any sweets ourselves, therefore if you have a quality issue with a sweet we will require it to be returned before we can offer any recompense and to enable us to investigate fully.
Our gift descriptions show an approximate weight for the total package. This is a guide only to help you keep track of the delivery charge, not the exact weight of sweets you will receive. Exact quantities and weights for individual sweets are shown in each product description so you know exactly what you will get.
If a sweet is out of stock from a themed gift item, we will substitute it with something else of higher or the same value.
We stock a huge range of sweets from many different manufacturers. This means we cannot guarantee that our products are free of nuts or nut traces.
In line with our environmental commitments, we will choose the most minimal packaging to send your order without compromising presentation or affecting the quality of the sweets.
Right to Cancel
You have the right to cancel this contract within 14 days without giving any reason.
The cancellation period will expire after 14 days from the day on which you acquire, or a third party other than the carrier and indicated by you acquires, physical possession of the last good.
To exercise the right to cancel, you must inform us (email: email@example.com) of your decision to cancel this contract by a clear statement. To meet the cancellation deadline, it is sufficient for you to send your communication concerning your exercise of the right to cancel before the cancellation period has expired.
Effects of cancellation
If you cancel this contract, we will reimburse to you all payments received from you (except for the supplementary costs arising if you chose a type of delivery other than the free delivery offered by us). We may make a deduction from the reimbursement for loss in value of any goods supplied, if the loss is the result of unnecessary handling by you. We will make the reimbursement without undue delay, and not later than – (a) 14 days after the day we receive back from you any goods supplied, or (b) (if earlier) 14 days after the day you provide evidence that you have returned the goods, or (c) if there were no goods supplied, 14 days after the day on which we are informed about your decision to cancel this contract. We will make the reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise; in any event, you will not incur any fees as a result of the reimbursement.
We may withhold reimbursement until we have received the goods back or you have supplied evidence of having sent back the goods, whichever is the earliest.
You shall send back the goods or hand them over to us without undue delay and in any event not later than 14 days from the day on which you communicate your cancellation from this contract to us. The deadline is met if you send back the goods before the period of 14 days has expired.
You will have to bear the direct cost of returning the goods.
You are only liable for any diminished value of the goods resulting from the handling other than what is necessary to establish the nature, characteristics and functioning of the goods.
Additionally please note that any orders made to customer specification (e.g. customised orders) are not eligible for a refund as per Distance Selling Regulations.
We take the greatest effort to ensure the highest possible standards of online security.
We use PayPal and/or Stripe to process credit card payments from customers. We do not store any credit card information on our systems or at our premises. At the browser level, encryption is used to secure potentially sensitive information such as your name, address and other critically sensitive information like your credit card details. Information passed between your computer and our website cannot be read in the event it is intercepted by someone else.