M-A Salons are a 5-star multi-Award Winning Hair & Beauty group located within the cosmopolitan area's of Hessle
and Hull offering all guests a luxurious and tailored salon experience.
Our mission statement is to guide, inspire and nurture your individuality helping you embrace your lifestyle. If your looking to enhance your natural hair, add volume or you're struggling with unruly, curly or textured hair our specialists are trained to ensure you look and feel fantastic giving you the knowledge and advice to leave the salon and create your hair easily for self home styling.
From the moment you step through our doors you are welcomed with a friendly smile and high customer care alongside a relaxed and fun, yet professional atmosphere introduced by one our front of house team and guest managers. All of our Team members are focused on you which means on every visit your expert stylist and therapist listens to your needs and wants in a bespoke consultation aided with digital tablets bringing your salon journey into the 21st century whilst accompanied with a complimentary refreshment menu, e-magazines and complementary Wi-Fi service for a truly exceptional experience.
If you have and questions regarding any of our services, not sure what to book or feel nervous about calling you can email a member of our Front of House Team below or book online 24/7.
M-A Salons is a family run salon where our experienced team are highly sought after as the most trusted and popular Hair (and *Beauty) Salon in *Hull & Hessle, East Yorkshire recommended by The Good Salon Guide , colour specialist salon of the year Yorkshire by prestige awards and reigning winners of awards such as:
As an accredited colour expert salon our focused team is trained to deliver leading men’s and women’s Hairdressing.
We specialise in precision cutting, gents barbering, creative and natural colour such as the fashionable Balayage, Ombre and Classic highlights on all hair types. Alongside this we are Specialists in KeraStraight Hair smoothening, the best hair extensions and aftercare in Hull and Hessle and provide beauty treatments.
With our designed area, we’ve created the perfect atmosphere for you to delve into the ultimate luxury experience. Indulge and rewind as your individual needs taken care of with our up-to-date therapies in our luxurious and tranquil setting. Our beautician is qualified in a extensive range of beauty treatments so, dive into whichever treatment suits your needs and wants.
Our team listens and works alongside you to create harmonising colour palettes and techniques based on your lifestyle, hair type, skin tone and facial bone structure within your complementary consultation ensuring a tailored experience.
We enhance every salon visit by ensuring each and every team member is invested into our on-going in-house education programme which closely collaborates with the Wella education team bringing you the latest trends and colour forecasts.
Amy breathes the brands ethos of giving every guest a bespoke consultation on each, and every appointment bringing her vision for beautiful hair with a contemporary, yet wearable feel to your everyday lifestyle.
She strives to give guests the best experience of the M-A brand, and as our NIOXIN hair loss expert she has a masonry of knowledge.
Job: Front of House. Signature style: Urban. Top tip: Be true to yourself. Dream client: Emilia Clarke. Can’t live without: My kids. On my playlist: Hip Hop and R&B. On my wish list: Travel to Hawaii. Best part of working at M-A SALONS: New beginning's.
When I started here I didn’t have any experience in hairdressing. But I knew this was the career I wanted to peruse.
I’m especially excited to perfect all my techniques so that I can give every guest the best experience and outcome possible.
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DIRECTOR & WELLA MCE
Matthew-Anthony is one of the area’s highly skilled stylists and our only Master Colour Expert. As a founder of M-A SALONS he is an exceptionally talented all-round hairdresser, specializing in colour and extensions.
As a Master Colour Expert Matthew has achieved one of the highest accolades as a true colour specialist which is shown in-salon and competition work.
Job: Front of House. Signature style: ‘Classic’. Top tip: Book your appointments in advance! Dream client: Michael Monroe. Can’t live without: My car & wine. On my playlist: Anything 90's R'n'B. On my wish list: Maldives. Best part of working at M-A SALONS: Delivering an exceptional service.
Monika has over 9 years experience in the Hairdressing Industry. "Giving my clients the confidence back to feel themselves again is one of my biggest pleasures. whilst ensuring your hair is kept healthy and looking beautiful.
I love creating waves and curls on my guests to give that ultra chic glam feel."
RETURNING TO THE
SALON OCTOBER 2022
SECOND YEAR ASSISTANT
Jolie has had an interest in hair since she was 5 years old.
Jolie is enrolled onto a 2 year apprenticeship alongside our very own education plan.
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Please note; Beauty services are only available within our Hull Salon.
MCE/Director | Premier Stylist | M-A Stylist | *Rising Star
With all of our colour services on the day included is complimentary: Expert Colour Consultation, Skin Tone & Face Shape Analysis.
*Rising Star Pricing - Meet and save on certain services with our second-year assistants who are confident in certain aspects. please allow extra time and know they may be supervised on some instances.
Director | Premier Stylist | M-A Stylist | Rising Star
K E R A S T R A I G H T / F A B R I Q (Learn more about KeraStraight here)
KeraStraight Smoothening Complex
Long Hair|||£251.95 | £227.95 | £201.95 | £149.95
Medium Hair|||£231.95 | £207.95 | £181.95 | £129.95
Short Hair|||£211.95 | £187.95 | £161.95 | £109.95
The Ultimate KeraStraight Complex is both a keratin and moisture based smoothing system which leaves un-tameable and unmanageable hair smooth and controlled for up to four months. KeraStraight is perfect for all hair types helping to nourish, transform and restore both hydration and strength internally within the hair structure eliminating frizz and reducing drying time by up-to 50%, this system is to include home-care products. *Includes Home-care & Finishing (exc. haircut) | *Please note Home-care is not included with a rising star.
(Learn more on Ultimate Complex here)
Intense Boost (Moisture | Protein) £29.95
Intense Boost is a 30 day mini miracle, for hair that is thirsty and fragile and suitable for every client who wants stronger, healthier hair that looks and feels gorgeous. The Intense Boost delivers a huge wow for you as a client and blow-drying is a delight on your hair that’s had this amazing treatment. First point of call and an introduction to the KeraStraight brand. This product fades from the hair leaving no residues. *excludes home-care & finishing.
(Learn more about intense boost here)
What Length is my hair classed as?
* Short Hair - chin and above
* Medium Hair - In-between shoulder and chin
* Long Hair - Below Shoulder
* Extra Long or Thick Hair - 25% product charge added.
KERASTRAIGHT will soon be rebranded into FABRIQ, a scientifically vegan friendly product with superior results.
Includes homecare toner to take home. 2 advanced therapy facials recommended by the therapist for your skin type and concern’s.
Cleanse, exfoliate and infuse whilst removing debris from pores with painless suction. Saturating skin with antioxidants to maximise glow. Includes LED light therapy.
Resurface and Peel ||£50.00||
Revitalise, refresh and exfoliate with a prescribed peel. Includes cleanse, exfoliate, LED light therapy, massage and SPF.
Acne No More
Luxury microdermabrasion ||£50.00||
cleanse, exfoliate and target 5 areas of the face and neck with beauty flash. Correct problem areas with vacuum suction and diamond exfoliation. Includes LED light therapy, massage and SPF.
Express microdermabrasion ||£30.00||
Cleanse and target 2 problematic areas of the face and finish with an SPF.
Baby Glow ||£45.00||
Maintain a healthy glow by removing peach fuzz, dirt and debris from pores for a smoother looking complexion.
Including cleanse, exfoliate, upper lip wax, dermaplane, LED light therapy, massage and SPF.
Bespoke & Aromatic ||£40.00||
Cleanse, exfoliate, prescribed mask, massage, including pressure point, neck and shoulders, toner, moisturiser, vitamin c serum and eye cream.
Fresh & Clean ||£25.00||
Cleanse, exfoliate, mask, toner and moisturiser. Including hand and arm massage while the mask is working wonders.
Gold collagen mask ||£15.00||
LED light therapy ||£10.00||
Jelly glow mask ||£10.00||
Chin | Upper lip ||£8.00||
Nasal | Neck | Ears ||£10.00||
Full face excluding neck and nostril's ||£35.00||
1/2 Arm ||£15.00||
Full arm ||£20.00||
1/2 Leg ||£15.00||
Full Leg ||£20.00||
Classic bikini ||£10.00||
Back | Chest ||£15.00||
Back and chest ||£25.00||
Full body ||£145.00||
Relaxation massage with fresh & clean facial ||£50.00||
Full European tissue body massage including arms, hands, legs, feet, back, neck, shoulders, face & abdominal. Also paired with the fresh clean facial. (Can include aroma therapy oils suited for your relaxation)
Full body massage ||£40.00||
Deep European tissue Body massage. including arms, hands,
legs, feet, back, neck, shoulders, face and abnormal.
(Can include aroma therapy oils suited for your relaxation)
Re-energise massage with fresh & clean facial ||£35.00||
Detoxify with half body massage including back and legs & the fresh clean facial. (Can include aroma therapy oils suited for your relaxation)
Back, neck and shoulder massage ||£30.00||
European massage using aroma therapy oils to suit your needs and senses. Improves health, mind, body and spirit.
Hot Chocolate | Apple Juice | Orange Juice | Bottled Water -Spring & Sparkling
*We do not sell alcoholic beverages | *We will not serve complimentary alcohol to anyone under the age of 18 | *We will not serve anyone we suspect to/may have/had an alcohol abuse issue | *Some items may at times become unavailable *Accompanied with biscuit. GF alternative Marshmallows.
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"Because we're more than just a salon, we blog too."
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These terms and conditions (“the Terms”) govern the users (“you” or “your”) use of the website / (“the Website”) and your relationship with M-A Hairdressing (Wahivar Ltd) whose registered office is at mahair.co.uk, M-A Hairdressing, 574 Beverley Road, Kingston-Upon-Hull, HU6 7LG (“we”, “our” or “us”). Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under law. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not access nor use the Website. If you have any queries regarding these Terms then please contact us via postal mail or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Update these Terms from time to time and any changes will be notified to you via a suitable announcement on the Website. It is your responsibility to check for such changes. The changes will apply to the use of the Website after we have given such announcement. If you do not wish to accept the new Terms you should not continue to use the Website. If you continue to use the Website after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Website indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms; and Modify or withdraw, temporarily or permanently, this Website and the material contained within (or any part) without notice to you and you confirm that we shall not be liable to you for any modification to or withdrawal of the Website or its contents.
3. REGISTRATION/BOOKING ONLINE/DEPOSITS
You warrant that: The personal information which you are required to provide when you register for online bookings is true, accurate, current and complete in all respects; and you are not impersonating any other person or entity. You will notify us immediately of any changes to the personal information by e-mailing or telephoning our customer service representatives at:
Tel.: 01482 440 332
3.a – DEPOSIT CANCELLATION POLICY
Deposits are non-refundable within 48 hours of your appointment within the industry this is an unreasonable short notice as this may cost the business. Any refunds will be deducted a 4% per transaction administration fee requested by our third party stripe who take payments. Notifications/Emails are shown whilst booking/sent after booking to confirm your appointment with a link to the terms and conditions stated here today.
please note: you may amend your appointment prior to the 48 hours and apply your deposit to that amendment (all deposits monetary values are held via the salon scheme). Alternatively if you switch your appointment with a replacement (Client) and fill your appointment your refund will be given in full or again amended to your new appointment (excluding 4% to *stripe).
By acknowledging/dismissing notifications/emails and continuing to booking *with a *deposit, this claims you agree to the deposit terms & conditions supplied via M-A Hairdressing/Wahivar Ltd. 4% (£0.80) Reservation Fee is charged with every online booking. This fee is non refundable and is charged by the Stripe salon software, a third party payment gateway company to cover the costs of payment process.
3.b – GIFT VOUCHERS
Gift Cards are available to purchase for any amount and must be redeemed within 6 months of the date of issue. Failure to do so will render them invalid. Gift Cards are non-refundable. Gift Cards cannot be used in conjunction with salon offers, promotions or Loyalty Card discount. Please bring your Gift Card with you to your appointment, any monetary value remaining will sit on your Salon profile.
All certificates have an expiry (6 months from purchase – Christmas gifts “are an exception” & will be dated from Christmas day)
Gift Cards can be used as full or part payment on services and retail merchandise in salon. Gift certificates cannot be refunded or exchanged for cash *
Gift Certificates will not be replaced if lost or stolen.
M-A has no liability for lost, stolen or damaged certificates once responsibility of ownership has passed to the customer at time of receipt.
Certificates which are defaced, altered or cancelled will not be accepted within M-A salon.
This does not affect your statutory rights.
We will treat all your personal information as confidential.
When you visit this Website, we may ask you to input personal details in order for us to identify you, such as your name, e-mail address, and permanent address. We confirm that this information will be held by us in accordance with the registration we have with the Data Commissioner’s office.
The Website may only be used for lawful purposes and in a lawful manner. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations regarding the Website and its use. You agree not to upload or transmit through the Website: Any computer viruses or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer; and any material which is defamatory, offensive or of an obscene character.
5.a – REFUNDS
We hope you are happy with your purchase. If you wish to return your item you may do so within 7 days from the date of purchase and we will refund you in full (excluding delivery charge). We will only accept items in their undamaged, original, unopened packaging. If you return your goods after the 7 day period, we reserve the right to not to offer you a refund. No refund or exchange will be given without a receipt or other proof of purchase.
Please note that, both a next day and standard delivery service is available however extra costs may incur from 3rd parties.
In order for items to be dispatched the same day “we” M-A Hairdressing “acting as a 3rd party” must place the order by 3pm on your behalf. Orders received after this time will be processed but dispatched the following day.
M-A Hairdressing can take no responsibility for the couriers performance. Where this may very rarely be affected by technical problems, weather conditions, traffic etc
Any issues such as incorrect items delivered and damaged goods should be reported to us no later than 24 hours after delivery.
please note: “to be carried out by yourself or through the salon acting as 3rd party but at the cost of the client. M-A Hairdressing do not offer refunds on behalf of any of their affiliates and will only charge you, the customer for fitting the hair.
Any item to be returned must be returned unworn and in its shipped condition and original undamaged packaging.
Items must be returned within 14 days & returned at the cost of yourself. Please keep a copy of your of your shipping receipt.
We cannot guarantee hair unless the correct aftercare products have been used recommended by your stylist.
You must provide proof of purchase of the extensions and said aftercare products (please keep receipt or ask salon for a print of your account if needed).
Items can not be considered faulty if the the perceived fault is as a result of poor hair maintenance which is inclusive of not using aftercare. The improper application and heat damage. We cannot guarantee the hair if the hair has been applied by an individual who isn’t a qualified Stylist & Extensionist.
Suppliers will not accept returns if they have been tinted, toned or coloured and the items will be returned at your expense. Too much Keratin via OLAPLEX/WELLAPLEX/ANY OTHER PLEX may also ruin the extensions (please speak to your stylist) Holidaying in warmer climates will also void your right to return the items if we deem that the damage has occurred due to Sun Oil/Lotion/chlorine/salt water damage or excessive sun damage.
Suppliers can guarantee your hair for a maximum of 3 months, should your hair be removed by an uncertified hair stylist all warranties are also void.
See below for a list of our hair suppliers who M-A hairdressing – Wahivar tld. work alongside as 3rd party to.
BALMAIN HAIR COUTURE | BOUCHIQUE | HAIR REBELLION | PRESTIGE HAIR | BEAUTY WORKS HAIR LTD.
*please note – M-A hairdressing (Wahivar Ltd.) are a third party to extensions making no profit on the sale of the hair. M-A Hairdressing (wahivar ltd.) redeem the right to help you with any disputes or inquiries, however are in no way liable for monetary value refunds/expenses due to been a third party purchasing hair on behalf of you the client from a retailer. By ordering hair from your chosen retailer through M-A Hairdressing you are accepting liability for the hair and in no way is M-A Hairdressing liable for any disputes/outcomes and if asked will provide you with any retailers information to further your inquiries.
We are always committed to performing the best quality of treatments but in case you are unhappy with our services please notify a team member in salon who will be happy to resolve this. Please note we run a no refund policy and are unable to give refunds for services already carried out and paid for.
If you are unhappy, lease contact us within 7 to 14 days from your appointment via Email/Phone for a complimentary rectifying consultation (you must qualify through consultation for any rectifying work to be carried out). Resulting in an attempt to rectify yourself/within another salon or past 14′ days we will be unable to rectify without a charge been applied due to clients having services every 14/21′ days apart. We recommend our products, and by purchasing you activate a guarantee, but please note on extremely damaged/porous hair colour may fade extremely fast and this is a normal act of hair colouring.
Please contact us via email at email@example.com or call us on 01482-440332 if you were/or are unhappy with any service provided.
VIP LOYALTY PROGRAMME
– No cash value on points to be given in monies meaning salon guests/clients may not ask for money in hand to represent points.
– Points per transaction to be redeemed at any one time is set at 10 points cashing in as an in salon money value of £10 within the salon loyalty rewards off services.
– Recommend us offers £10 in points rather than a % off your next bill so each *new guest you recommend and has their hair done within M-A Hairdressing rewards you to £10 in points on your Client Record Card. The recommend a friend scheme doesn’t limit you to recommending any of your friends/family and your points will be built up so you don’t have to worry about missing out.
– Ensure we (M-A Hairdressing) have all of your up-to date & correct details to benefit full from the loyalty scheme, M-A Hairdressing (Wahivar Ltd.) are not liable for you to “not be fully redeemed” by the VIP Loyalty Programme if you fail to update all of your details regularly.
-M-A’s Loyalty Birthday treat is to be redeemed once only within the month of your birthday with any stylist participating, and any Beauty service if employed by Wahivar Ltd.
– Points are not to be shared or transferred between other salon clients.
-The Maintenance scheme gives “you – the client/guest” 10% off all retail products and 15% off our product of the week/star buys. This includes all products maintenance products such as shampoos/conditioners/masks and retail sale items only, but exclude purchases of Mechanical goods & items that maybe on promotion/offer.
The Loyalty Programme does not include Self Employed Stylists/Therapists/Aestheticians, and it’s sole purpose is to reward clients within M-A Hairdressing for been loyal to the company. Any Client cards with no activity for over a twelve (12) month one year (1) period are to be wiped clean of points and must be built back up from Zero (0). By purchasing the VIP Loyalty Programme at £10 you are agreeing to M-A Hairdressing (WAHIVAR LTD.) to sending you Promotions via SMS/EMAIL/SOCIAL MEDIA. This does not affect your statutory rights and you are able to cancel at any time.
You agree to fully indemnify, defend and hold us, and our officers, directors, employees and suppliers, harmless immediately on demand, from and against all claims, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of any breach of these Terms by you, or any other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website or any other person accessing the Website using your personal information.
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All prices shown are inclusive of VAT at the current rates and are correct at the time of entering the information onto the system. We reserve the right, however, to change prices at any time without notice to you.
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Not withstanding any other provision in the Terms, nothing in these Terms will affect or limit your rights as a consumer under English law; or will exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence.
The Website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any representation or endorsement made and we make no warranties, whether express or implied, in relation to it and its use. You acknowledge that we cannot guarantee and cannot be responsible for the security or privacy of the Website and any information provided by you. You must bear the risk associated with the use of the Internet.
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Since it is not our intention to collect personal information from children, no child specific policy is described.
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You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
2.0 Relevant Legislation
The business and its website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation concerning user privacy and data protection:
UK Data Protection Act 1988 (DPA)
EU Data Protection Directive 1995 (DPD)
EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR)
Our compliance with the above legislation (all of which are stringent in nature) means that this site is likely to be compliant with the data protection and user privacy legislation set out by many other countries and territories as well.
If you are unsure about whether this site is compliant with your own country of residences’ specific data protection and user privacy legislation, you should contact our data protection team (details of which can be found in section 8.1 at the end) for clarification.
3.0 Personal information that this site collects, how it uses it, how it stores it and how long it is kept
We may collect the following information:
Name and title
Contact information including email address and telephone number
Demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests
Other information relevant to the service we are providing.
We require this information to understand your needs, provide you with a better service, keep you safe and our Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail.
We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We may also release information relating to you to regulatory or law enforcement authorities.
3.2 How long we will keep your data
We will store your data in our database securely for 2 years. The purpose for this will be to keep in touch with you and your situation, and update our records. After this period, we will permanently and safely delete your data if we have not got an on-going relationship with you, or if you are no longer requiring our services. If you want us to delete your data before this period, you may request for us to do this and your data will be permanently deleted from our database.
4.0 Email Newsletter
We may use an email newsletter to help us maintain an effective communication line with you.
To subscribe to our newsletter emails, you will be required to provide your email address. We will use your email address to keep you informed of the latest news. If you no longer wish to receive this information, unsubscribe links are provided in every email.
5.0 Securing your data
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration or unauthorised access of your personal information, we have put in place suitable technical and organisational precautions to safeguard and secure the information we collect. All the personal information you provide is stored on secure servers.
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6.3 Third Party Cookies
These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across the site which allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies are currently set by LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Xing and Google+. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there are scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.
You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.
6.4 Session Cookies
We use a session cookie to remember your log-in details for you. These we deem strictly necessary to the working of the website. If these are disabled then various functionality on the site will be broken, including the ability to log-in.
6.5 Flash Cookies
Flash cookies may be used to store user preferences for media player functionality and without them some flash content may not render correctly.
6.6 Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
7.0 Controlling and retaining your personal information
We will continue to hold your data with the view to providing future services to you.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your consent or are required by law.
7.1 Your rights
You have the right to ask for a copy of the personal information held about you by us, and the right to ask us to correct any inaccuracies in that information, including deletion. You also have the right to withdraw your consent to your personal information being collected, as well as the right to object to us processing your data at the first point of our contact with you (usually via email).
To send a request in relation to any of these rights or lodge a complaint about the way in which we are handling your data, please submit a written request using the contact details found on our website.
Further details about these rights are outlined below.
7.2 Right to a Subject Access Request
You have the right to get a copy of the information which we hold about you, under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018. This is known as a subject access request (SAR).
If you would like a copy of the information we hold on you please email us.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above email address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
7.3 Right to complain
If you feel that there is a problem with the way we are handling your data, and you cannot resolve this issue with us directly, then you have a right to contact and complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at ico.org.uk.
8.0 Data Breaches
We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of our third party data processor, i.e. Google Analytics, to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.