Privacy Statement

Privacy statement

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) is hosted by Cancer Research UK.

At NCRI, we are committed to protecting your privacy. This statement is made in the light of the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 in order to alert you about our data processing practices. If you have any queries about this statement please contact the NCRI Conference and Events, Angel Building, 407 St John Street, London, EC1V 4AD, United Kingdom or email in the first instance.

How do we collect information?

We will obtain personal information from you when you provide us with personal information. We may also receive information about you from third parties if they have booked for an event on your behalf.

What information do we collect?

The types of information collected might include names, date of birth, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, dietary requirements, access requirements and credit/debit card information. We do not store credit/debit card information but this is processed directly online via our payment gateway Worldpay.

How do we use this information?

NCRI may use your information to contact you to provide you with information about future NCRI Conferences and other NCRI events. We will not share your information with other organisations unless we have received your consent to do so.

Do we use ‘Cookies’?

‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information stored on the hard drive of a user’s computer which contain information about the user.

NCRI use session cookies to ensure that you can interact with our web sites successfully. These will record data entered by you so that it is available from one screen to the next, but it is not recorded or held by us after you leave our web sites. These session cookies exist only as long as the browser remains open. Once the browser is closed, the cookie is deactivated.

If you want to prevent our cookies being stored on your computer in future, you may do so by referring to your internet browser’s instructions. You can do this by clicking on the “Help” menu. Please note however that if you disable our cookies you may not be able to access certain areas of our site. Further information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at

How do we protect personal information?

We use a secure server when you make a payment via our website. We also take appropriate measures to ensure that the information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.

Will we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?

As indicated above, we will not pass your information to third parties unless we have received your prior written consent.
We may also disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in good faith believing such action is necessary to comply with the law.

Your consent

By providing us with your personal data, including sensitive personal data, you consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with the above purposes and this privacy statement.

You also consent to our transferring your information to countries or jurisdictions which do not provide the same level of data protection as the UK, if necessary for the above purposes. If we do make such a transfer, we will, if appropriate, put a contract in place to ensure your information is protected.

Right of access

You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected. Please contact NCRI Conference and Events Team, Angel Building, 407 St John Street, London, EC1V 4AD, United Kingdom.


If your personal details change, please help us to keep your information up to date by notifying us at the above email address.

We reserve the right to amend this privacy statement. If we do so, we will post notice of the change on our website and you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.

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