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Terms and Conditions

Business Information:

Musing Baker Legal Business Name and Contact Information:

Legal Business Name: Musing Baker (DBA), JD Keiser Enterprises

Business Address: 117 Cook St. #216, Barrington, IL 60010

Phone Number: (847) 602-6920

Email Address: deb.keiser@musingbaker.com

Website: www.musingbaker.com

 

Registration or Licensing Details:

Musing Baker  is a DBA of JD Keiser Enterprises Corporation in the State of Illinois, United States. Our business operates in compliance with all relevant state and local regulations governing permits or licenses required for operating a business in our jurisdiction.

 

For further information regarding our registration or licensing details, please contact us at the provided email address or phone number.

Product Description:

Indulge in the exquisite flavors of our French-inspired gluten-free pastries, meticulously crafted with care and passion at Musing Baker. Our pastries are handcrafted in small batches, ensuring the utmost attention to detail and quality in every bite.

 

Each pastry is made from scratch using only the finest and freshest ingredients, with a special emphasis on sourcing from local Midwest producers whenever possible. We take pride in supporting local farmers and artisans, and we often handpick the fruits we use in our baking, including succulent strawberries, juicy raspberries, tart blackberries, crisp apples, luscious peaches, apricots, and plump blueberries.

 

Our diverse selection of pastries includes cakes, tarts, and cookies, each bursting with unique flavors and textures. Indulge in our Linzer cookies, available in various shapes and flavors such as lemon-lavender, strawberry, peach, raspberry, blueberry, apple, and apricot. Or treat yourself to our decadent cakes and mini cakes, including chocolate cake with chocolate ganache, almond cake with lemon. For those craving a delightful flaky tart, we offer a variety of options in shapes, sizes, and flavors, including frangipane tarts with strawberry, apricot, blueberry, and lemon.

 

Our menu changes seasonally, reflecting the bounty of in-season fruits and flavors. While we celebrate the freshness and vibrancy of seasonal produce, we also ensure to retain beloved favorites. 

 

At Musing Baker, we invite you to savor the essence of French pastry artistry, crafted with love and dedication to delight your senses. Experience the difference of our small-batch, handcrafted pastries.
 

Ordering Process:

To place an order, customers can contact us by phone at (847) 602-6920, or via email at deb.keiser@musingbaker.com. When placing an order, please provide your name, email address (for quotes and delivery details), the desired pastries, and size options as listed on our website menu. Payment details will be discussed upon order confirmation.

 

Currently, we offer delivery services to the northwest suburbs of the Chicago area, including Barrington, Hoffman Estates, Lake Zurich, Fox River Grove, Inverness. 

 

Alternatively, customers can visit us at our location at Bell Works Business Center, 2000 Center Dr, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192. See the website for current hours. 

 

Delivery and Shipping:

Delivery Options:

We offer local delivery to the northwest suburbs of the Chicago area, Please contact us for specific pricing information.

 

Shipping Policies:

At this time, we do not offer shipping services. However, we are exploring options to provide nationwide shipping in the future. Please stay tuned for updates on our shipping policies.

 

Estimated Delivery Times:

For local deliveries, we strive to deliver your order promptly within 2-3 days, depending on availability and scheduling. However, please note that delivery times may vary due to factors such as holidays, weather conditions and order volume.

 

Factors Affecting Delivery:

While we make every effort to ensure timely delivery, please understand that unforeseen circumstances such as traffic congestion or unexpected delays may affect delivery times. We appreciate your patience and understanding in such situations.

 

Pickup Locations:

Bellworks Pop-Up Store:

Visit our pop-up store located at Bell Works Business Center, 2000 Center Dr, Hoffman Estates, IL 60192. Our pop-up store offers a convenient option for customers to pick up their orders during our operating hours. Please check our website or social media channels for the latest updates on our pop-up store hours.

 

Production Facility at Baby Doll Bakery:

Our pastries are freshly made at the kitchen facility in Baby Doll Bakery, Wheaton, Illinois. While we do not offer order pickup from this location, customers can be assured that their pastries are made with care in a gluten-free environment.
 

Return and Refund Policy:

We strive to ensure that every pastry from Musing Baker meets our high standards of quality and taste. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, please review our return and refund policy below:

 

Conditions for Returns:

  • We accept returns within 3 days of the purchase date.

  • The pastry must be unused, in its original packaging, and in the same condition as when you received it.

  • Please note that perishable items, such as our pastries, cannot be returned if they have been consumed or are no longer in their original condition.

 

Process for Returns or Refunds:

To initiate a return or request a refund, please contact us at (847) 602-6920 with your order details and reason for the return. Our customer service team will guide you through the process and provide instructions for returning the product.

 

Refunds will be processed within 1-2 business days of receiving the returned item. Please note that the shipping charges are non-refundable, and customers are responsible for return shipping costs unless the return is due to a mistake on our part or a defective product.

 

Limitations or Exclusions:

  • We reserve the right to refuse returns or refunds if the product does not meet our return criteria.

  • Refunds may be subject to a restocking fee if the returned item is not in its original condition or packaging.

  • Gift cards and promotional items are non-refundable.

 

We value your satisfaction and will do our best to address any concerns or issues with your order. If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us.

 

Privacy Policy:

At Musing Baker, we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect customer data when you visit our website or interact with us online.

Collection and Use of Customer Data:

  • We collect personal information, such as your name, email address, and contact details, when you place an order or sign up for our newsletter.

  • This information is used solely for the purpose of processing your orders, communicating with you about your purchases, and providing updates about our products and promotions.

  • We do not sell or share your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes.

 

Protection of Customer Data:

  • We employ industry-standard security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure.

  • Our website is encrypted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology to ensure the secure transmission of data between your browser and our server.

 

Cookies and Tracking Technologies:

  • We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your browsing experience on our website.

  • Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and help us analyze website traffic, customize content, and improve our services.

  • By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


 

Compliance with Data Protection Laws:

  • We are committed to complying with relevant data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

  • If you are located in the European Union or California, you may have additional rights under these laws, such as the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information.

  • If you have any questions or concerns about your privacy rights or our data handling practices, please contact us at (847) 602-6920 or email us at deb.keiser@musingbaker.com.

 

Updates to Privacy Policy:

  • We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We encourage you to review this policy periodically for any updates.

 

By using our website or providing your personal information to us, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with these terms, please refrain from using our website or providing your personal information.
 

Intellectual Property:

Trademarks and Copyrights:

  • Musing Baker logo, name, and any other trademarks or copyrights associated with our brand are the property of Musing Baker and are protected by intellectual property laws.

  • All content on our website, including text, images, graphics, and videos, is the intellectual property of Musing Baker or our content providers and is protected by copyright laws.

 

Use of Branding or Content:

  • Customers are not permitted to use our trademarks, logos, or copyrighted materials without prior written consent from Musing Baker.

  • If you would like to use our branding or content for promotional or commercial purposes, please contact us at [insert contact information] to request permission.

  • We may grant permission on a case-by-case basis, subject to our approval and any applicable usage guidelines or restrictions.

  • Unauthorized use of our branding or content may result in legal action to enforce our intellectual property rights.

 

We appreciate your respect for our intellectual property and ask that you adhere to these guidelines when using or referencing our brand or content.
 

Liability and Disclaimers:

Limitations of Liability:

  • While we take every precaution to ensure the quality and safety of our gluten-free pastries, The Musing Baker shall not be liable for any damages or injuries resulting from the consumption or use of our products.

  • Customers with known allergies or sensitivities should exercise caution when consuming our products and consult with their healthcare provider if they have any concerns.

 

Product Freshness and Taste Variations:

  • Our pastries are made fresh to order using high-quality ingredients. However, please note that variations in taste, texture, or appearance may occur due to factors such as seasonal availability of ingredients or handmade production methods.

  • We make every effort to maintain consistency in our products, but we cannot guarantee identical results with each batch.

 

Gluten-Free Disclaimer:

  • The Musing Baker is a dedicated gluten-free patisserie, and we take great care to ensure that our products are free from gluten-containing ingredients.

  • However, while we follow strict sanitation practices to prevent cross-contamination and only allow gluten-free products, we cannot guarantee that our products are entirely free from traces of gluten due to outside sources.

  • Individuals with gluten intolerance or celiac disease should exercise caution and consider their own tolerance levels when consuming products.

  • By purchasing and consuming our products, you acknowledge and accept the above disclaimers and limitations of liability. If you have any questions or concerns about our products or ingredients, please feel free to contact us for more information.
     

Legal Jurisdiction:

The Terms and Conditions outlined herein shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, United States, without regard to its conflict of law principles.

 

Any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions or the breach, termination, or validity thereof, shall be settled through arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association (AAA). The arbitration shall take place in Cook County, Illinois, and the decision of the arbitrator(s) shall be final and binding upon both parties.

 

In the event that arbitration is not successful or applicable, both parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in United States, Illinois, for the resolution of any disputes.

 

By using our website or purchasing our products, you consent to the jurisdiction and venue of these courts and agree to waive any objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

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