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OUR STORY


After a life-long love of candles and discovering a passion for yoga at the beginning of last year, Katie (the founder of Yogi Candle Studio) started experimenting with creating beautiful scented candles to use for her yoga practice. What started as a hobby soon developed into a small business, and Yogi Candle Studio was born. Her creations are now sold online and at local events.

We hand pour our plant-based and eco-friendly candles at our studio in Staffordshire using a small batch production method. All of our candles are made with 100% vegan, cruelty and palm free ingredients inspired by nature. We use ethically sourced natural waxes and oils to create clean-burn candles that release beautiful, natural aromas.

 
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OUR VISION

Here at Yogi Candle Studio, we believe in creating beautiful candles and melts which do not cause any harm to the environment. Our brand is centred around being green and being mindful about the effect that we have on the environment. We source all of our supplies as responsibly as possible to ensure that they don’t have too far to travel, and we are constantly researching new ways to improve our carbon footprint with the aspiration of becoming completely carbon neutral.

All of our materials are ethically sourced, ensuring that we create products which are as natural as possible and do not contain any chemicals or nasties. We use soy wax as a base for our products which is a sustainable resource. All products are palm oil free. All fragrance oils are chemical and cruelty free. 

We have also sourced fully recyclable packaging which contains NO plastic, so please help us in reusing or recycling your packaging after use. 

We also run a local recycling scheme, where you can trade in your old candle containers and get a 10% discount on your next purchase. Unfortunately we are able to offer a freepost service to run this nationally at the moment, but we will be looking into this for the future.


We have also released a charity candle and wax melt which supports a large conservation charity who help to protect natural environments, stop extinction of species and continue fight against climate change. To find out more please visit the online shop. 

 

MEET THE TEAM

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KATIE

Founder, Maker, Creator

Katie is the founder of Yogi Candle Studio and the maker of all of the candles and melts. All of the making, marketing, order packing, ordering and selling is done by her.

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BERTIE THE PUG

Quality Control Checker, Chief Biscuit Eater & General Dog's Body (haha)

Bertie has been a valued member of the team since the business began. He is always around to keep an eye on proceedings, beg for biscuits & get in the way. But we love him and the team wouldn't be the same without him!

 
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RETURNS POLICY

We hope you are completely happy with your purchase but if you are not 100% satisfied, please feel free to contact us via email yogicandlestudio@gmail.com and we can discuss the problem and come to an agreement on how we can solve it.
In the unlikely event that there is a fault with the product, it needs to be returned for inspection in its original condition, with all the original labels, packaging and proof of purchase within 14 days of receipt. If the goods do not reach us in this condition then your refund may be affected. Postage will only be refunded if the item is found to be faulty, otherwise the cost of returning the goods will be at your own expense. 
If required, please contact us for the return address stating the issue and when and where the product was purchased. Please notify us within 7 days of receipt if you are unsatisfied with your product for any reason.
When returning an item, it is recommended that you use a recorded service as we are not responsible for items that are lost or damaged in the post. Items remain your responsibility until they reach us. Return postage costs will not be refunded unless the item is found to be faulty.
Our handmade items will not be accepted for refund due to a change of mind or lack of care. Please pay careful attention to the candle care instructions that can be found on the website and on the bottom of each candle or the back of the wax melts.
Please note that personalised items such as wedding favours cannot be returned or refunded unless faulty. Please contact us before returning.

 
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OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Privacy Notice & Cookie Policy

Here at Yogi Candle Studio, I am committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of visitors to my website and subscribers to my newsletter. I will only use the data you provide in the way that I have stated, and not for any other purpose. Please read on to find out why I collect your data, how I use it and how I will not disclose it to others.

Visitors to my Website

When you, or anyone else, visits my website www.yogicandlestudio.com , I use a third Wix Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns.  This is for my own marketing purposes to find out which pages are most popular on the website, and to research customer patterns within the website. I do not access any of your personal data using this service and I do not allow them to make an attempt to find out the identities of those visiting the site.

If I do want to collect any personal data that identifies you through the website, I will be upfront and honest about this, and will give you the right to opt out at any time of giving me your data, or any personal details whatsoever.

Mailing Lists

I would like to send you up to date news, offers and information, as well as informing you of any new products I release. To do this, I will need some personal information from you – your email address and your name. I use this data to email you about products I am selling, events I am attending, blogs I have written and anything else I feel is relevant or of interest to you. I may also contact you to check I have your information correct, or to check you are happy still receiving content from me. I will never give, sell, trade or rent any of your data to or with other organisations or businesses.

I will not use the data you give me to subscribe to my website in any other way. It will not be saved on any other system aside from the Wix list you signed up for, and I will not transfer it to any other lists unless you allow me to do so.

I may occasionally email you to ask you if you are happy remaining on our mailing list – but I will always refer to our privacy notice to remind you of your rights, and if you do not want to continue receiving information from me, I will remove you from that mailing list.

You have the option to unsubscribe at any time to my website, either by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of my emails, by emailing yogicandlestudio@gmail.com or by going into your account on my website and unsubscribing.

Once you have chosen to unsubscribe from my website, I will delete all data I have on you and it will be removed from my system permanently.

Customers

If you have purchased products from Yogi Candle Studio, I will hold your data for a maximum of 3 years and may from time to time email you with information that I feel you will be interested in, such as new products or discount vouchers. I will only contact you with these products if I believe I have a legitimate interest to do so. The information that I send you will only be relevant to the product that you purchased from me, and will not be used in any other form.

Links to other websites

Any links that I refer to on my site or in my blog are not covered by this privacy notice. If you have questions about how those sites use your data, please check their privacy notice.

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to access the personal information I hold on you. Email your subject access request to yogicandlestudio@gmail.com and I will respond to your request within 1 month.

Changes to this privacy notice

I may update this privacy notice from time to time under regular review, and am not under obligation to email you every time I update it. It will always be accessible in the footer of our website www.yogicandlestudio.com . This privacy notice was last updated on 12th November 2020.


Cookie Policy

Last updated: 12th November 2020
Yogi Candle Studio (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on www.yogicandlestudio.com (the “Service”). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third­ parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third ­party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How Yogi Candle Studio uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioural advertising.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

  • Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third ­party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third ­parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

Your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

If you would like any more information about the way in which I handle data, please get in touch by emailing yogicandlestudio@gmail.com

Thank you.