The Institute of Cancer Research - Web Privacy Statement
At The Institute of Cancer Research we are committed to protecting your privacy. This statement is made in light of the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 in order to alert valued contacts to The Institute’s data processing practices which will govern the processing of your data. If you have any queries about this statement contact the Information Manager at the Secretariat, The Institute of Cancer Research, 123 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3RP.
How do we collect information?
We will obtain personal information from you when you enquire about our activities, register with us, send or receive an email, telephone us, make a donation to us or otherwise provide us with personal information. We may also receive information about you from third parties, for example a friend who wants to tell you about our websites.
What information do we collect?
The types of information collected might include names, date of birth, email address, postal address, telephone number, fax number and credit/debit card details.
How do we use this information?
We will use your personal information to provide you with the types of services, products and information you have requested, to notify you of changes to our services, for administration and fundraising activities and to further our charitable aims. We may need to share your information with our service providers, associated organisations and agents for these purposes.
In respect of direct marketing, we will only use your personal information to send you information about The Institute’s services, products, offers and fundraising if you have consented to this.
If at any time you wish to change your registration details or the uses of your personal information to which you have consented, please telephone the Fundraising department on 020 7153 5315.
Will we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?
As indicated above, we may pass your information to our services providers, agents and associated organisations but will not otherwise pass your personal information to third parties. We do not sell, trade or rent personal information to any other organisations for fundraising purposes.
We may however need to disclose your information if required to do so by law.
Do we use 'cookies'?
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored by ICR on our servers. We will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
We may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on the ICR’s behalf.
We will not associate your IP address with any other data held by ICR.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by ICR in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
By providing us with your personal data you consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with our Privacy and Cookie Statements.
You also consent to our transferring your information to countries or jurisdictions outside the European Economic Area, 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 take appropriate measure to protect your information.
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.
If you have any queries about making a request for information contact the Information Manager at the address above.
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.