Terms and Conditions: Candle Making Class

Before signing up for a candle making class, it is important to review the terms and conditions. Some common terms and conditions include:

  1. PAYMENT: Payment is required in advance to reserve your spot in the class.
  2. ATTENDANCE: This is ticket event, if no or low tickets are sold 48 hours prior to the event, the workshop will be cancelled. Tickets can either be refunded onto a gift card or moved to the next convenient event date.
  3. REFUND POLICY: Please note workshop bookings are strictly non-refundable. However, if you are unable to attend the workshop, we will do our best to accommodate changes to your booking with at least 72 hours notice via email before the workshop at hello@melaninminds.com.
  4. LATENESS: Punctuality is important and our classes start promptly. We request that you arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of your session. If you arrive after 11:15am, you may not be able to join the workshop and this may also be treated as a cancellation - we will be able to move your booking to a different session. This also applies if you are late due to reasons such as illness, transport issues, weather conditions, injury etc.
  5. AGE RESTRICTIONS: Classes are open to anyone over the age of 18.
  6. LIABILITY WAIVER: Participants will need to sign a liability waiver, which acknowledges that you understand the risks associated with candle making and that you will not hold the company liable for any injuries or damages that may occur during the class.
  7. CODE OF CONDUCT: All our events are fully insured, and our events involve melting and pouring wax into containers. The temperature of the wax is around 50°C (this is about the same temperature as hot water from a kitchen tap). All attendees/participants will be fully briefed before and supervised during the workshop and are expected to follow all safety instructions provided by the venue. If the venue allows alcohol to be served, please drink responsibly when consuming the provided alcohol. We ask you to be considerate and use appropriate language and respect for other participants.
  8. PHOTO/VIDEO CONSENT: Melanin Minds reserves the right to use photos and videos taken during classes for publicity materials and social media. Registration in candle-making classes gives Melanin Minds permission to use those images without further consent or compensation.
  9. TICKET TRANSFER: Tickets are transferable to other guests - you may arrange for someone else to attend the session in your place, ie, if you are unable to attend yourself, or you would like to gift the session. We will just need you to confirm this with us via email to hello@melaninminds.com and to let us know their name and email address so that we may then confirm booking details with them. Please note that we ask for a minimum of 72 hours notice for changes to bookings.
  10. ALLERGIES: Our workshops involve the use of wax and perfumery ingredients. Those with allergies and sensitivities are advised to take this into consideration.
  11. INSURANCE: We provide Public and Product Liability Insurance for up to £5 million for all our events, both offsite and inhouse. A copy of this insurance is available upon request.
  12. LAW: This Agreement and all matters arising out of it shall be construed and governed according to English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.
  13. PRIVACY: How do we collect information from you? All the information we hold about you will have been provided to us by you. This would either be by you attending one of our candle-making workshops in the past or showing interest in one of our events by either making an online enquiry via a website, by e-mail or by phone.
  14. What type of information is collected from you?

We hold the following information:

- Name - Email address – Home Address – Mobile / Telephone Number

- Next of Kin – incase of emergency Name & contact telephone number

How is your information used?

- We may use your information to occasionally advise you of offers, events and news.

Who has access to your information?

  1. Only Melanin Minds has access to your information. We will not sell or pass your information to third parties for any reason. You have a choice whether you would like to be on our mailing list, you have the right to opt-out at any time, please advise by email to hello@melaninminds.com
  2. You can also use the unsubscribe button at any time to opt out of messages we send to you. How you can access and update your information - you can email us at hello@melaninminds.com to advise us of any changes. You can also use hello@melaninminds.com to contact us regarding any questions you might have regarding the use of your data. We value your custom - please get in touch should you have any questions or queries.

It is important to read and understand the terms and conditions before signing up for a candle making class. If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to reach out to the company offering the class for clarification.