Terms and conditions

Terms and Conditions

1. Definitions

In the context of these terms and conditions, the following words shall have the following meanings:

  • "ECMC Secretariat" means ECMC secretariat, who is responsible for the content and management of the ECMC website;
  • "Cancer Research UK" means Cancer Research UK, a charity registered under number 1089464 and a company limited by guarantee registered under number 4325234, having its registered office at Angel Building, 407 St John Street, London EC1V 4AD;
  • "the Website" means any website under the ownership or control of Cancer Research UK from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions;
  • "the Material" means all of the information, data, text, graphics, links or computer code published on, contained or available on the Website;
  • "User" means the individual, firm, company or organisation accessing this website or making an Order

2. Use of the Website

Anyone is entitled to view any non-password protected parts of the Website and to use for their own purposes the information contained therein, provided:

  • it is used for information purposes only, for reproduction for personal use only and not for reproduction on any other website or for commercial gain.
  • any links created to the Website are notified to and approved by Cancer Research UK before they are created.
  • no part of the Website is copied, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means to any third party without the written permission of Cancer Research UK.

3. Copyright and trade marks

The names and logos of the ECMC Network and all related product and service names, designs marks and slogans are the trade names, service marks or trade marks of the ECMC Network and may not be used without the prior consent of the ECMC Secretariat.

4. Disclaimer

The website is intended to provide general information only and, as such, should not be considered as a substitute for advice covering any specific situation. Users should seek appropriate advice before taking or refraining from taking any action in reliance on any information contained in this website. So far as permissible by law, the Cancer Research UK does not accept any liability to any person relating to the use of any such information.

Whilst the Cancer Research UK has taken every precaution in compiling this site neither it nor any contributors to the site can be held responsible for any action (or the lack thereof) taken by any person or organisation wherever they shall be based, as a result, direct or otherwise, on information contained in or accessed through this internet site.

5. Target audience

The Website is intended for use by UK residents and only in relation to their activities within the UK. It may be dangerous to apply any of the information on the Website to activities outside the UK.

Cancer Research UK does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via the Website is accurate, complete or correct. Cancer Research UK has no liability whatsoever in respect of any use which you make of such information.

The information provided on this Website has not been written to meet individual requirements and it is your sole responsibility to satisfy yourself prior to using the information in any way for your purposes. Before making any decisions based on the information contained on the Website, you are strongly advised to refer to alternative, independent sources of information to substantiate the basis for your decision.

6. Warranty and indemnity

The User warrants to Cancer Research UK that it will not use the Website, the Material or any part thereof for any purpose that is in contravention of any applicable law or regulation or in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property rights of third parties or violate the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others or in any defamatory, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful manner. The User shall indemnify Cancer Research UK, its employees and agents, harmless against all claims, liability, losses, damages and expenses including, without limitation, legal fees and costs arising out of or incurred as a result of any claims made, or litigation brought, against Cancer Research UK, its employees and agents, as a result of the use by the User of the Website, the Material or any part thereof for whatever purpose, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

7. Limitation of liability

Cancer Research UK hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the Material and any goods or services supplied in relation to the Website, whether express or implied or statutory (including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose). In no event shall Cancer Research UK be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages whatsoever even if Cancer Research UK has been advised of the possibility of damages including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Website, interruptions or delays to the Website, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, Material, goods and services obtained through the Website or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based on contract, tort or otherwise to the fullest extent permitted by law.

8. Third party websites

The Website contains links to websites operated by parties. Such links are provided for the User's convenience only. Cancer Research UK does not control such websites, and is not responsible for their content. Cancer Research UK's inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. The User is solely responsible for evaluating the accuracy and completeness of any information contained on the third party websites, and also the value and integrity of any goods and services offered by such websites.

9. Force majeure

Cancer Research UK shall not be held to be in breach of its obligations hereunder nor liable to the User for any loss or damage which may be suffered by another party due to any cause beyond its reasonable control including without limitation any act of God, fire, storm, flood, lightening, disease, strike, trade dispute, act of terrorism, any act or omission of government or regulatory bodies or communications operators.

10. General

If any provisions of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid or unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not be affected.

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between Cancer Research UK and the User and supercede all other (prior or contemporaneous) communications and proposals, whether electronic or written, between the User and Cancer Research UK.

Any failure of Cancer Research UK to exercise or enforce any of its rights under these terms and conditions shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any such rights or operate so as to bar the subsequent exercise or enforcement or any such rights.