HelloFresh Terms and Conditions
The Big Ticket Items
These points are included in the full terms below. We've highlighted the big ticket items here
- By subscribing to HelloFresh you are agreeing to all conditions set out below
SubscriptionsHelloFresh is a subscription service. We deliver until you tell us not to.
You can adjust your subscription at any time. There is no minimum term.
The cut-off time for subscription adjustments (pauses, cancellations, order restarts, address and box type changes) varies by state and contact medium and are as follows:
- All cut-off times are communicated in your state’s local time. Updates to your account must be submitted by the below times, the week prior to your next delivery.
- These cut-off times are effective from Tuesday 13th February 2018 until further notice.
|State||Online or App based Acct Mgt||Phone or Email|
|NSW, VIC, ACT||11:59 pm Wednesday local time||4:00 pm Wednesday local time|
|QLD||10:59 pm Wednesday local time||3:00 pm Wednesday local time|
|SA, NT||10:29 pm Tuesday local time||2:30 pm Tuesday local time|
|WA||8:59 pm Tuesday local time||1:00 pm Tuesday local time|
- You must live in our delivery area to order.
- Delivery windows vary by location. If you will not be home please make an alternative arrangement and leave specific delivery instructions on the checkout page for our drivers to follow.
- Ownership of the products will transfer to you once we have delivered in accordance with your delivery instructions.
- We cannot commit to a smaller delivery window. We will try to accommodate, but cannot guarantee, special requests.
- If a re-delivery is required at an alternative time through no fault of HelloFresh or our logistics partners an additional fee of $15 may be charged.
- A delivery fee may apply in some areas.
- Some products may be able to be customised in terms of meal selection. We’re not able to customise individual meals based on preference, dietary requirements, or whim!
The Nitty Gritty
This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells the customer (you/your) the terms and conditions (Terms and Conditions) on which HelloFresh (we/our/us) will supply to you the products (Products) listed on our website www.hellofresh.com.au (Site), via one of our subscription services (Services). Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before ordering any Products from the Site or subscribing to one of our Services. You should understand that by ordering any of our Products or subscribing to one of our Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and any policies stated on the Site. We reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions and any policies at any time and your use of the Site following any amendments will represent your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and policies as amended. We therefore recommend that each time you access the Site you read these Terms and Conditions and policies. Please tick the checkbox in the shopping cart to accept these Terms and Conditions. Please understand that if you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, you will not be able to order any Products from the Site.
1. Information about us
1.1We operate the Site located at www.hellofresh.com.au. We are Grocery Delivery eServices Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 19 155 437 620) trading as HelloFresh.
2. Service Availability
2.1The Site is only intended for use by people residing in nominated areas of Australia (Service Areas). We do not accept orders from individuals outside those Service Areas. Customers must provide a valid email address and credit card for all orders accepted online. We do not accept orders by phone.
3. Your status
3.1 By placing an order through our site, you warrant that:
- you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts; and
- you are at least 18 years old; and
- you are resident in one of the Service Areas
4. How the contract is formed between you and us
4.1After completing the subscription or order process on the Site, you will receive an email from us acknowledging that we have received your order (Order). Please note that this does not mean that an Order has been accepted. 4.2An Order will relate only to the Product or Service you have ordered or subscribed to. Each Order that we accept results in a separate binding agreement between you and us for the supply of those Products or Service. For each Order accepted by us, we will supply the Products or Service in that Order to you in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
5. Acceptance or rejection of an Order
5.1We reserve the right to accept or reject an Order for any reason, including if the requested Product is not available or if there is an error in the price or the Product description posted on the Site or in an Order. 5.2If we reject an Order, we will endeavour to notify you of that rejection at the time you place an Order or within 7 days after you submit an Order. 5.3You are not permitted to purchase any items for resale to a third party or for trade purposes. If we have a concern with the quantity of item/s you have ordered, we will endeavour to contact you when you place an Order or within 7 days after you submit an Order. 5.4If we refuse an Order on or prior to delivery but after our relevant weekly order cut-off, a full refund, less any discounts, will be made within 10 Business Days. 5.5The Fruit Box is available to Classic, Veggie and Family box customers only. The ‘Fruit Box’ add on to your weekly meal subscription cannot be purchased as a standalone product. We reserve the right to cancel any standalone fruit box orders and will provide a full refund within 10 business days.
6. Subscription Services
6.1When you place an Order for a subscription Product you enter into an agreement to receive the Product on an ongoing basis. You will be charged for your initial order upon completing the initial transaction on the site. Subsequent recurring orders will be charged following the relevant weekly Order Cut-Off, without further authorisation from you, unless you have cancelled or otherwise modified your subscription or delivery preferences as outlined in these Terms and Conditions. Your order may not be fulfilled if you place your initial order using a free box code and cancel before the first relevant weekly Cut-Off. 6.2By subscribing to the Services, you are agreeing to receive our Product on a recurring basis for an indefinite period until cancelled by you or us as set out in these Terms and Conditions. The subscription amount and billing interval are set out on the checkout page, confirmation correspondence, and the customer login area of the Site. 6.3You can cancel, pause, and otherwise amend your subscription at any time without the need to receive further Products from us provided that your adjustment request is received by one of the methods outlined on the How To Manage Your Account section of the Site and by the cut-offs outlined below. You will not be charged a cancellation fee. You can re-subscribe at any time following your cancellation, but we reserve the right not to permit re-subscription. 6.4We reserve the right to terminate your subscription at our reasonable discretion at any time and without giving any reasons for our decision.
7. Subscription Management
7.1There is no minimum term. 7.2Subscription cancellation and adjustment requests must be received by one to the methods outlined on the How To Manage Your Account section of the Site. These may include phone, email, chat, and online and app based online account management. 7.3The cut-off for subscription adjustments (including pauses, cancellations, order restarts, address and box type changes) varies by state and contact medium and are as follows:
- All cut-off times are communicated in your state’s local time. Updates to your account must be submitted by the below times, the week prior to your next delivery.
- These cut-off times are effective from Tuesday 13th February 2018 until further notice.
State Online or App based Acct Mgt Phone or Email NSW, VIC, ACT 11:59 pm Wednesday local time 4:00 pm Wednesday local time QLD 10:59 pm Wednesday local time 3:00 pm Wednesday local time SA, NT 10:29 pm Tuesday local time 2:30 pm Tuesday local time WA 8:59 pm Tuesday local time 1:00 pm Tuesday local time 7.4You will be liable for all orders in the upcoming 7 day period that you had committed to at order cut-off. 7.5You may cancel an Order at any time after first placing an Order with us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org provided it is prior to the relevant weekly Order Cut-Off. If you cancel an Order after the Order cut-off for the upcoming delivery week, we have no obligation to cancel an Order and/or refund you any money. 7.6In the event that we accept your cancellation request after you have received the Products, then you must first return those Products to us in their original condition within 2 days at your own expense. We have no obligation to provide you with a refund if those Products are not returned to us or are returned in a damaged condition or if there is any shortage in the number of Products you return.
7.7The refund policy does not apply to Products which by their nature are not suitable for return or spoil quickly. This is especially true for perishable foods, such as those provided by us.
8. Change of details
8.1Changes to address details and/or delivery instructions must be communicated via the methods and by the cut-offs outlined in these Terms and Conditions.
8.2We are not liable for any charges you incur as a result of out of date payment information. If we incur an expense due to incorrect payment information provided by you, we reserve the right to seek reimbursement from you for such expense.
9.1From time to time we may need to revise the price of the Products. For any price variations in relation to the Services, we will provide notice by email no less than 14 days before the changes take effect. After such time, we will apply the revised pricing to your existing payment details. You do not need to do anything to accept the change of price. You are under no obligation to accept the price revision and may suspend or deactivate the Services before Products are delivered under the new pricing plan.
9.2The current prices of the Products and our delivery charges will be as quoted on the Site, as updated from time to time.
9.3Product prices and delivery charges include taxes including GST where applicable.
9.4Surcharges – Gourmet and/or Dinner To Lunch meals incur an additional surcharge of $5.95 per person. HelloFresh discounts or promotional offers do not apply to either Gourmet or Dinner To Lunch meals, unless specified otherwise.
10.1Payment for all Products and Services must be by credit or debit card or any other payment method listed on the online checkout page of the Site.
10.2 Orders will be charged to your nominated payment method.
- (a) It is your responsibility to ensure your accepted payment method details are valid and up to date. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express Cards and PayPal.
- (b) It is your responsibility to ensure that sufficient funds are available at the time of payment processing.
10.3 Storage of Collected Information
- (a) HelloFresh does not collect or store payment information. All payment information is collected and stored by the applicable third-party in order to be processed as required. We never permanently store complete debit/credit card details.
- (b) All online debit/credit card transactions performed on this Site are through secured payment gateways. We currently use the NAB, Adyen and PayPal payment gateways for our online payment transactions.
- (c) Complete debit/credit card details cannot be viewed by HelloFresh or any outside party.
- (d)Payments will appear on your bank statement as “HelloFresh” or “Grocery Delivery E-Services Pty Limited” in your PayPal account.
10.4 Failed payments
- (a) Payment failures may be due to insufficient funds, incorrect or outdated payment information, and transaction disputes.
- (b) If we are unable to debit your payment method your Product may still be dispatched and the sale will be deemed to have occurred.
- (c) In such instances HelloFresh will re-attempt the payment process. We reserve the right to re-attempt payment on the nominated payment method to recover any outstanding amounts.
- (d) In the event that payment re-attempts are unsuccessful we reserve the right to recover the debt through alternative means, either directly or through a third-party.
- (e) We reserve the right to suspend or terminate future deliveries when payments are outstanding.
10.5 Extra fees
- (a) If you fail to settle outstanding amounts within ten days of the order cut-off date a late payment fee may apply.
10.6 Debt collection
- (a) You acknowledge that we may pursue and attempt to collect any outstanding amounts as a result of any declined and outstanding payments on your account. You agree and allow us to contact you to discuss those failed payments.
- (b) If we are unable to receive or gain any satisfactory guarantee for payment, your name, contact information, and order details may be referred to an external debt collection agency. You will be liable for any fees or charges incurred as a result of this referral.
10.7 Suspected fraud accounts
- (a) We reserve the right to investigate all accounts where we suspect incorrect or fraudulent activity occurred.
- (b) We reserve the right to terminate your order or accounts following the investigation.
11. Our refunds policy
11.1If you have cancelled an Order in accordance with clause 7.5, we will process any refund due to you within 14 days of the day you gave notice of cancellation. In this case, we will refund the price of the Product in full, and any applicable delivery charges. However, you will be responsible for the cost of returning the Product to us. 11.2Our Products come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. If you consider that the Product is defective or fails to comply with the Statutory Guarantees provided pursuant to the Australian Consumer Law, we will examine the received evidence of the defective Product and will notify you of the outcome via email within 14 days. If your refund is approved, we will process the refund within 14 days of the day we confirmed to you via email that you were entitled to a refund. 11.3If you seek a refund for any other reason, you can request a refund by email to email@example.com and we will consider each request at our reasonable discretion. We will notify you of the outcome of your refund request via email within 14 days. If your refund is approved, we will process the refund within 14 days of the day we confirmed to you via email that you were entitled to a refund. 11.4We will usually refund any money received from you using the same method originally used by you to pay for your purchase. 11.5Refunds will not be provided for if you enter an address incorrectly.
12.1We only deliver to addresses within the Service Areas. Depending on the location or the time of the delivery a fee may apply. This will be communicated at the point that you place your initial Order. 12.2If we implement a delivery fee for an existing Service we will advise you 14 days before the fee becomes effective so that you will have the opportunity to cancel any future orders before the fee is effective. 12.3During the ordering process, you must select a date/delivery window for us to deliver the Order to you. You agree to provide us with complete and accurate information that we ask you to provide to enable us to fulfil an Order. 12.4We will aim to deliver during the window that you select. However, if an event occurs that is beyond our control, then we may not be able to do so and will not be liable to you or any other person for any such delay. In this instance, we will endeavour to provide you with notice of the delay as soon as reasonably possible. 12.5We will deliver the Products to the front door of your nominated delivery address (Delivery Address). If you ask us to deliver inside a premise or building at the Delivery Address and we agree to do so, then you are responsible for any loss or damage suffered by us in connection with our delivery of the Products beyond the front door of the Delivery Address. You must make all appropriate arrangements to assist and allow us to deliver the Products, including ensuring safe access and obtaining any prior security or other approvals which may apply to the Delivery Address. 12.6We may require the person accepting the delivery of the Products to provide us with proof of that person's identity (including photographic identification) and, where relevant, age. 12.7We accept no liability or responsibility for incorrectly placed Orders. Nor do we accept liability or responsibility for delivery details which are incorrectly supplied, or you fail to supply. 12.8If you will not be at home at the expected delivery time, we recommend you nominate a cool safe place for delivery of the Products. If you do not provide a specific place for delivery, we will leave the Products at your front door. If you advise us of any specific delivery instructions in an Order, we will endeavour to comply with these instructions to the extent reasonably within our control. 12.9You will be responsible for an Order from the time we deliver the Products in accordance with your instructions. We accept no liability or responsibility for any Product once the Product has been delivered to you. 12.10You understand that we may need to change your delivery date and window from time to time. We will notify you as soon as reasonably possible if your delivery date and window changes for any reason.
13. Vouchers and gift cards
13.1We may offer discount promotions and other types of vouchers (Voucher) which require activation by email application in order for the holder to commence delivery of Products through a Service. If paid for, the Voucher is deemed to have been sold at the time of payment for it. These Terms and Conditions will become applicable as between us and the holder of the Voucher (Holder) when the Holder redeems the Voucher by applying for a Service to commence. 13.2A Voucher may only be used once by its Holder and may not be copied, reproduced, distributed, resold or published either directly or indirectly in any form or stored in a data retrieval system without our prior written approval. A Voucher is only valid on the Holder’s first Product purchase. Only one Voucher is allowed to be applied per order. A Voucher may not be used in conjunction with any other offer or credit, vouchers are always applied to an order before any credits in a customers account. 13.3We reserve the right to withdraw or cancel any Voucher (other than a paid up-front gift card) for any reason at any time. 13.4Vouchers may only be redeemed through the Site and not through any other website or method of communication. To use your Voucher you will be required to enter its unique code at the online checkout and use of such code will be deemed to confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions and any special conditions attached to the Voucher. 13.5Any discounts attached to Vouchers apply to the price of the Products ordered only and not to delivery charges (where applicable), Gourmet meals or Dinner to Lunch meals which will be charged at normal rates. 13.6Vouchers and Customer credits deriving from any Customer referral program are not valid if used inappropriately, such as being published on deal sites or bargain sites. We reserve the right to cancel any suspicious codes and delete credits from the sharer’s account if we become aware of inappropriate use.
14. Risk and title
14.1The Products will be at your risk from the time of delivery to the Delivery Address or in accordance with your delivery instructions. 14.2Ownership of the Products will only pass to you when we receive full payment of all sums due in respect of the Products, including delivery charges.
15. Disclaimer and limitation of liability
- (a) our total aggregate liability in connection with these Terms and Conditions is limited, at our option, to:
- (i) In the case of the supply of Products:
- (A)replacement or resupply of the Products; or
- (B)the cost of replacing or resupplying the Products;
- (ii) In the case of the supply of Services:
- (A)supplying the relevant Services again; or
- (B)the cost of supplying the relevant Services again, and;
- (b) in any event, will not exceed the fees paid by you to us under the relevant Order.
15.10 To the extent permitted by law, under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss of profit, loss of revenue, loss of contract, loss of business opportunity, loss of reputation, loss of data or any indirect or consequential loss arising in connection with these Terms and Conditions or the Services.
16. Important notice about linked websites
16.1The Site may contain links to other websites (Linked Websites). Those Linked Websites are provided for convenience only and may not remain current or be maintained. 16.2The Linked Websites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those Linked Websites, or of any information, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those Linked Websites, unless and to the extent we stipulate to the contrary. 16.3To the extent permitted by law, we accept no responsibility or liability for, and give no warranty (express or implied) of any kind in respect of, the Linked Websites and your use of them or any products or services available on or through the Linked Websites.
17. Transfer of rights and obligations
17.1These Terms and Conditions are binding on you and us and on our respective successors and assignees. 17.2You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of your rights or liabilities under these Terms and Conditions, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent. 17.3We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of any of our rights or obligations arising under these Terms and Conditions, at any time without your prior consent.
18. Intellectual property rights
18.1We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Site, whether registered or unregistered, and in the material published on it. These works are protected by copyright laws and all such rights are reserved. 18.2You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any pages from the Site for your personal reference. You must not use any part of our copyright materials for commercial purposes without first obtaining a licence to do so from us and our licensors. 18.3If you post comments on the Products or Services to any website, blog or social media network (Commentary) you must ensure that such Commentary represents your fairly-held opinions. By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, you irrevocably authorise us to quote from your Commentary on the Site and in any advertising or social media outlets which we may create or contribute to.
19. Force Majeure Events
19.1We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under these Terms and Conditions that is caused by events outside our control (Force Majeure Event). 19.2A Force Majeure Event includes any act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes in particular (without limitation) the following:
- (a) strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action;
- (b) civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war;
- (c) fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster;
- (d) impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport;
- (e) impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks;
- (f) epidemic, pandemic or other health emergency (whether declared or not); and
- (g) the acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government.
19.3Our performance under these Terms and Conditions is deemed to be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues, and we will have an extension of time for performance for the duration of that period. We will use our reasonable endeavours to bring the Force Majeure Event to a close or to find a solution by which our obligations under these Terms and Conditions may be performed despite the Force Majeure Event.
21.1These Terms and Conditions contain the entire understanding between the parties concerning the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions and supersedes all prior communications. 21.2The relationship between you and us is that of a principal and independent contractor. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions will be taken as giving rise to a relationship of employment, agency or partnership. 21.3Each party acknowledges that, in entering into these Terms and Conditions, neither party relies on any representation or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these Terms and Conditions. 21.4Our failure to enforce any provision under these Terms and Conditions will not waive our right thereafter to enforce any such provisions. 21.5If any term or provision of these Terms and Conditions is held by a court to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable under the applicable law, that term or provision will be severed from these Terms and Conditions and the remaining terms and conditions will be unaffected. 21.6These Terms and Conditions are governed by and are to be construed in accordance with the laws in force in New South Wales. Each party irrevocably and unconditionally submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.
22. Specialty Boxes - The HelloFresh Christmas Box
22.1The HelloFresh Christmas Box is a one-off order. When you purchase this product, you will not be signed up to any of our subscription Services. 22.2The HelloFresh Christmas Box is available for purchase between October 25th and December 18th 2018 (WA, SA, NT) and December 19th 2018 (QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC) while stocks last. 22.3The cut-off for delivery adjustments (to delivery day/window or any delivery instructions) is 11:59PM (AEST/AEDT) on Tuesday 18th of December for WA, SA, NT and 11.59PM (AEST/AEDT) on Wednesday 19th of December, for QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC. 22.4Full payment for the Christmas Box will be processed at the checkout immediately after your order is submitted. All purchases of this box are final and cannot be cancelled or refunded. No Credits or Vouchers can be used in the purchase of a Christmas Box. 22.5If you already subscribed to any of our Services, your subscriptions will not be affected by the order of the HelloFresh Christmas Box and continue over the Christmas period, unless you choose to cancel the subscriptions or pause deliveries. For these subscription adjustments the specific sections for subscription management still apply.
23. Add Ons
Fruit Box 23.1On top of your weekly meal subscription, we offer an additional ‘Fruit Box’ subscription as an add-on product. The Fruit Box is available to Classic, Veggie and Family box customers only. The ‘Fruit Box’ add on to your weekly meal subscription cannot be purchased as a standalone product. We reserve the right to cancel any stand alone fruit box orders and will provide a full refund within 10 business days. 23.2If for any reason you skip, pause or cancel your weekly meal subscription, but your ‘Fruit Box’ add-on subscription stays active, this process will subsequently be cancelled as this box cannot be sent as a standalone product. Snacks 23.3On top of your weekly meal subscription, we offer an additional ‘HelloFresh Snacks – Good to Go’ as an add-on product. Any add on to your weekly meal subscription cannot be purchased as a standalone product. 23.4The ‘HelloFresh Snacks – Good to Go’ add on is not a running weekly subscription service. This means that each week you wish to purchase this add on, you will have to log in to our app or website and manually add it to the checkout.