Privacy & Cookies Policy

We at Umberto Giannini Hair Cosmetics Ltd are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data. 

Our Privacy Policy describes the types of personal information we collect, how we use, process and protect it. You as our customers, or potential customers have choices available regarding the use of the information we have collected on site or physically at an event. 

 In this policy, when we may refer to “Umberto Giannini Hair Cosmetics Ltd” as “us", "we" or "our”. 

Who is the controller of your personal data? 

Umberto Giannini Hair Cosmetics Ltd. is the controller of the personal data you submit to us and responsible for your data under applicable data protection law.  

Umberto Giannini Hair Cosmetics Ltd. 

22-24 Pump Street 


WR1 2QY 

Company registration number: 3408526 

VAT registration number: GB715172846  

Where do we store your data? 

We are committed to ensuring that your personal data is secure, and we have put in place appropriate technical and organisational safeguards to protect your personal data. Our employees and data processors, who have access to and process your personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality and security of your personal data. 

Who can access your data? 

Your data may be shared within the Umberto Giannini Hair Cosmetics Ltd. company. We never pass on, sell or swap your data for marketing purposes to third parties outside of this company. 

What are your rights? 

Right to access 

You have the right to request information about the personal data we hold on you at any time. You can contact Umberto Giannini at and we will provide you with your personal data via email. 

Right to portability 

Whenever Umberto Giannini processes your data by automated means based on your consent, or based on an agreement, you have the right to get a copy of your data transferred to you or to another party. This only includes the personal data you have submitted to us. 

Right to rectification 

You have the right to request rectification of your personal data if your information is incorrect, including the right to have incomplete personal data completed. 

Right to erasure 

You have the right to erase any personal data processed by Umberto Giannini at any time, except for the following situations: 
You have an ongoing matter with customer service 
You have an open order which has not yet been shipped 
If you are suspected or have misused our services within the last four years 
If you have made any purchases 
We will keep your personal data in connection to your transaction for book-keeping purposes 
Your right to object to processing based on legitimate interest 
You have the right to object to processing of your personal data which is based on Umberto Giannini’s legitimate interest. Umberto Giannini will not continue to process the personal data unless we can demonstrate legitimate grounds for the process which override your interest and rights or due to legal claims. 

Your right to object to direct marketing 

You have the right to object to direct marketing, including profiling analysis made for direct marketing purposes. You can opt-out from direct marketing by the following means: following the instruction in each marketing email or by emailing 

Your right to restriction 

You have the right to request that Umberto Giannini restricts the process of your personal data under the following circumstances: 

If you object to a processing based Umberto Giannini legitimate interest, Umberto Giannini shall restrict all processing of such data pending the verification of legitimate interest. 
If you have claim that your personal data is incorrect, Umberto Giannini must restrict all processing of such data pending the verification of the accuracy of the personal data 
If the processing is unlawful, you can oppose the erasure of personal data and instead request the restriction of the use of your personal data instead 
If Umberto Giannini no longer needs the personal data but it is required by you to defend legal claims 

How can you exercise your rights? 

We take data protection very seriously and therefore we have a dedicated customer service personnel to handle your requests in relation to your rights stated above. You can contact them at 

Where we are processing your personal data on the basis of our legitimate interests, you can ask us to stop processing it and we must do so unless we believe we have an overriding legitimate reason to continue processing your personal data. 

Data Protection Officer 

We have appointed a data protection officer to ensure that we continuously process your personal data in an open, accurate and legal manner. You can contact our data protection officer at and write DPO as subject matter.  

Right to complain with a supervisory authority 

If you consider Umberto Giannini to process your personal data in an incorrect way, you can contact us. You also have the right to raise a complaint to a supervisory authority.  

Information We Collect 

We may obtain personal information about you from various sources. We may collect this information when you provide it at one of our salons, on our site, our social media platforms, our social networking, or mobile applications, or at one of our events. When you visit this site, our social media platforms, or social networking or mobile applications, we may also collect certain information by automated means, using technologies such as cookies, web server logs and web beacons. 

Information You Provide 

You may provide personal information to us in a number of ways, such as when you participate our Hair Quiz, Social Media Giveaway, Promotion or Offer, or when you make a purchase on our site or at an event hosted by us. The types of personal information you may provide to us includes: 
Contact information (such as name, postal address, email address and mobile or other phone number). 

  • Date of birth. 
  • Username and password. 
  • Payment information (such as your payment card number, expiry date, delivery address and billing address). 
  • Your hair type, texture, colour 
  • Content you provide (such as photographs, videos, reviews, articles and comments). 

Information provided to us by social networks or mobile applications when you visit our social media platforms or use one of our social networking or mobile applications (such as your name, profile picture, likes, location, friend list and other information described in the social networking application sign-up page, or your geo-location details when using one of our mobile applications). 


How We Lawfully Use this Information 

In some instances, we will ask for your consent to use your personal data, for example, where you sign-up to receive our email newsletters. You can withdraw your consent at any time by letting us know (see "Your Rights" section below). Please get in touch with us using the contact details provided at the end of this Privacy Policy if you would like further information about why we are using your personal data 

We may use the information you provide to: 

  • Create and manage your online account 
  • Process your payment and/or gift card transactions . We may sometimes need to use personal data to comply with our legal obligations (for example to pass on details related to fraud). 
  • Operate social networking or mobile applications. 
  • Undertake business operation, improvement, and development. 
  • Provide you with the support and customer service you have requested. 
  • Communicate with you about, and administer your participation in, special events, prize promotions, programmes, surveys and other offers. 
  • Comply with applicable legal requirements, relevant industry standards and our policies. 

You don’t have to give us any of the personal data set out above but, if you don’t provide us with certain information, we may not be able to provide you with the goods and services you have requested from us. The forms you fill in on our Websites and in our stores will make it clear what information we need in order to provide the product or service you are requesting and what information you can choose to provide if you wish. 

To help us form a better, overall understanding of you as a customer, we combine your personal data gathered across the mentioned channels for example, your shopping history. 

Photographs, videos and video stills of you, where you choose to provide them to us. For use on the Umberto Giannini Websites, social media channels (such as Facebook and TikTok) and other Umberto Giannini channels and promotional materials for marketing purposes and for product recommendations. Where you consent (where we are required to obtain consent under applicable laws).  

Text Marketing & Notifications 

By consenting to Umberto Giannini’s SMS marketing in the checkout and initializing a purchase or subscribing via our subscription tools, you agree to receive recurring text notifications (for your order, including abandoned checkout reminders), text marketing offers, and transactional texts, including requests for reviews from us, even if your mobile number is registered on any state or federal do-not-call list. Message frequency varies. Consent is not a condition of purchase. 

If you wish to unsubscribe from receiving text marketing messages and notifications, reply with STOP to any mobile message sent from us or use the unsubscribe link we provided you within any of our messages. You understand and agree that alternative methods of opting out, such as using alternative words or requests, will not be considered a reasonable means of opting out. We do not charge for the service, but you are responsible for all charges and fees associated with text messaging imposed by your wireless provider. Message and data rates may apply. 

For any questions, please text HELP to the number you received the messages from. You can also contact us here for more information.  

We have the right to modify any telephone number or short code we use to operate the service at any time. You will be notified on such occasions. You agree that any messages you send to a telephone number or short code we have changed, including any STOP or HELP requests, may not be received, and we will not be liable for honouring requests made in such messages. 

To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that we will not be liable for failed, delayed, or misdirected delivery of any information sent through the service, any errors in such information, and/or any action you may or may not take in reliance on the information or Service. 

Information We Collect by Automated Means 

When you visit this site or our online advertisements or use one of our social networking or mobile applications, we collect certain information by automated means, using technologies such as cookies, web server logs and web beacons. 

The ads and banners you see are based on information that we hold about you, or on your prior use of our Websites, for example, products you have browsed previously, content you have read on our Websites, or on Umberto Giannini banners or ads that you have engaged with in the past. 

Technologies We Use 

Our web servers may collect log details such as your operating system type, browser type, domain and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses and the country and time zone in which your device is located. The web server logs also may record information such as the address of the web page that linked you to our site and the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. 
To control which web servers collect this information, we may place tags on our web pages called "web beacons". These are computer instructions that link web pages to particular web servers and their cookies. 

For advertising purposes, we occasionally use information about our customers to generate a "lookalike audience" or similar audience of prospective customers through the Facebook, Google, Snapchat, Pinterest or TikTok advertising platforms. This allows us to target advertisements on their networks to potential customers who appear to have shared interests or similar demographics to our existing customers, based on the platforms' own data.   

**Klar Attribution** We use the services of Klar (Klar Insights GmbH, Marktstr. 18, 80802 Munich, Germany) on our website. Klar, collects, processes and stores data on this website and its subpages for reach measurement, statistical analysis. This collection takes place on the following legal basis: The user has given his consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) sentence 1 a GDPR and Section 25 (1) sentence 1 TTDSG, the data to be processed will be collected on a user-specific basis. For the aforementioned different types of collection, different cookies are used to ensure the respective type of collection.

**Objection** To object to the use of Klar in principle, please use this This will set a cookie with the name "do_not_track" from the domain "". Please do not delete it, otherwise we cannot guarantee that you will not be tracked by Klar. Information on data protection and data use can be found on the following website of Klar:

How We Use the Information Collected by Automated Means 

We may use the information collected through automated means on this site to deliver personalised content, for market research, data analytics and system administration purposes, such as to determine whether you've visited us before or are new to the site and for compliance with our legal obligations, policies and procedures, including compliance with relevant industry standards and the enforcement of our Terms and Conditions (click here). We also may use the information in other ways for which specific notice is provided at the time of collection. To measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you. 

When we send or display personalised communications or content, we may use a technique known as "profiling".  

For example, we may use automated processing to create a list of customers that are eligible for a loyalty programme, based on their purchases and amounts they have spent, or to identify the types of advertising or marketing you might be interested in. We ensure that we have a legal basis to process your personal data when we carry out profiling activities and/or automated decision-making, as set out in the table above. 

You may in some circumstances have the right to request that we don’t use your personal data in this way. Please see "Your Rights" section of this privacy policy below. 

Information We Share 

We do not rent lists, sell or otherwise disclose personal information we collect about you, except as described here. We may share your personal information with: 
Our affiliates within our group of companies for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. 
Service providers who perform services on our behalf based on our instructions. We do not authorise these service providers to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements. Examples of these service providers include entities that process credit card payments, fulfil orders and provide web hosting and marketing services. 

Other third parties with your consent (e.g. some of our Facebook applications may share information collected through those applications with your Facebook friends or other Facebook users). 
In addition, we may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process, (ii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss, or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual fraudulent or illegal activity. 

We also reserve the right to transfer the personal information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to direct the transferee to use personal information you have provided to us in a manner that is consistent with our Privacy Policy. Following such a sale or transfer, you may contact the entity to which we transferred your personal information with any enquiries concerning the processing of that information. 

Reviewing, Updating and Modifying Personal Information 

Subject to applicable law, you may have the right to request access to and receive details about the personal information we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal data and have the information blocked or deleted, as appropriate. The right to access personal information may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements. You may request to review, change or delete your personal information by sending an email to or click on the unsubscribe button at the bottom of any email we send you. 

How long will we keep your Personal Data? 

We will only keep your personal data for as long as we need to for the reason we collected it, as set out in this Privacy Policy. For example, for as long as needed to allow us to fulfil your order or to provide any customer services support you have requested, to provide you with recommendations via our Hair Quiz or for as long as you hold an account with us. 

We may also keep hold of some of your personal data if we are required to do so for legal purposes, for example, to meet our legal or regulatory requirements or to prevent fraud and abuse, or for tax and accounting purposes. For example, we will keep your order data for five years after you place an order with us to allow us to comply with our legal obligations. 

How We Protect Personal Information  

We maintain appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect the personal information you provide against accidental, unlawful or unauthorised destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.  

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. If you have an account with us, please keep your details up-to-date but if you do not have an account with us, please contact with any new information. 

Links To Other Websites 

Our website may provide links to other websites for your convenience and information. These websites may operate independently from us. Linked sites may have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit any linked websites. To the extent any linked websites you visit are not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for the sites' content, any use of the sites, or the privacy practices of the sites. 

Retail Partners 

You can purchase Umberto Giannini products via our Retail Partners in the UK & Internationally. For example but not limited to, Boots, Waitrose, Ocado, Amazon (we refer to these as our "Retail Partners"). Please note that when you are purchasing Umberto Giannini products and/or services through a Retail Partner, either online or in one of their stores, you are contracting directly with that Retail Partner and not with us. Any personal data which you provide to a Retail Partner will be controlled by the Retail Partner and you should visit the Retail Partner’s website or contact them directly if you have any questions about how they process, handle, and use your personal data. 

Updates To Our Privacy Policy 

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal information practices. We will post a prominent notice on our website to notify you of any significant changes to our Privacy Policy and indicate at the top of the Policy when it was most recently updated. 

How To Contact Us 

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, or if you would like us to update information, we have about you or your preferences, please contact us by email at You also may write to us at Umberto Giannini Hair Cosmetics, 22-24 Pump Street, Worcester, WR1 2QY. 

Last updated May 2023. 

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