Terms & Conditions

cancerresearchhorizons.com is a website operated by Cancer Research Technology Limited, trading as Cancer Research Horizons. Any use of “we”, “us” or “our” in this document means or refers to Cancer Research Technology Limited, trading as Cancer Research Horizons, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 1626049 with its registered office at 2 Redman Place London, E20 1JQ. Cancer Research Horizons is wholly owned by Cancer Research UK, a company with liability limited by guarantee (registered in England and Wales under number 4325234) and a charity (registered in England and Wales with registered charity number 1089464 and in Scotland with number SCO41666 and in the Isle of Man with number 1103) of 2 Redman Place, London E20 1JQ (“CRUK”).

By using this website and any related sites, services, applications or tools you agree to the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”). We may amend these Terms of Use at any time and for any reason without providing prior or any notice. Updated Terms of Use become effective at the date they are posted to this website and your continued use of this website constitutes your acceptance of the Terms of Use then in force.

1. Definitions

In these Terms of Use:

  • “Material” means all of the information, data, text, graphics, links, computer code or other material published on, contained or available on this website; and
  • “User”, “you” or “your” means the individual or organisation accessing this website.

2. Your use of this website

By using this website, you confirm that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree, you must not use this website.

We may amend or revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating the text of this page. Every time you wish to use this website, please check these Terms of Use to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

We do not guarantee that this website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access this website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

You can view any non-password protected parts of this website and use the Material contained on this website for your own purposes provided you:

  • use it for information purposes and/or reproduction for personal use only, and not for reproduction on any other website or for commercial gain;
  • notify and seek Cancer Research Horizons’ approval before creating any links to this website; and
  • do not copy, store, or transmit in any form or by any means to any third party, any part of this website, without Cancer Research Horizons’ written permission.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party. We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these Terms of Use.

3. Collection of data

This website uses cookies which means that when you browse it we may collect minimal information such as how you linked to the website and your IP address. The use of cookies helps us understand user behaviour with a view to enabling us to improve the visibility and accessibility of the website. For more information read our cookie policy.

If you create an account with us, then at the point of registration we will ask you for further details including information that may be used to personally identify you such as your address and contact details including your email address. For further details of how we store and use your personal data please read our privacy policy.

4. Reliance on information on this Website 

The content on this website if provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. 

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees that the content on our website or any Materials are accurate, complete or up to date.

5. Content control

We may change, suspend or remove any element of this website, including your access to any element of this website or service offered through the website, at any time without having to provide notice to you.

You may report any content on the website that you believe to be offensive or infringing your intellectual property rights by emailing [email protected], providing as much information as possible to help us investigate the reported content. Such information may include the location of the relevant content and full details of why you hold it to be offensive or an infringement of your intellectual property rights. We will use reasonable endeavours to investigate the reported content and respond within five working days and then take any further action as may be necessary within five working days.

6. Intellectual Property

Cancer Research Horizons is the owner or licensee of the intellectual property rights in the Material. All such rights are reserved. Unauthorised use of the Material (including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or republication) without the prior written consent of Cancer Research Horizons is not allowed.

The Cancer Research UK name and logo are some of CRUK’s registered trade marks, and the Cancer Research Horizons logo is a registered trade mark of Cancer Research Horizons. You may not use CRUK’s or Cancer Research Horizons' unregistered or registered trade marks without the prior consent of CRUK or Cancer Research Horizons as applicable.

The Materials are protected by UK and international copyright laws and treaties and you are responsible for obeying all such applicable laws. Reproduction of all or any part of the Materials in any form is prohibited except to the following extent:

(a) You are permitted to make copies of this website as necessary incidental acts during your viewing of this website and you may print one copy of each page solely for your personal use, but you must not otherwise copy it, use it or re-publish it in whole or in part without our prior written permission; and

(b) You are permitted to make and distribute copies of any other documents expressly made available for downloading on the website provided that no alterations are made to the content of the document and the document is copied in full.

No part of this website may be reproduced on or transmitted to or stored in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Insofar as any content posted by you on the website attracts intellectual property protection you hereby warrant that you have the right to use such intellectual property for such purpose and hereby grant us the non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty and fee free, worldwide, transferable and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, publish, adapt, display and distribute such content on any media.

8. Your lawful use of this website
When you use this website (including making contact with other Users of this website), you must not:

  • in any way breach any applicable law or regulation;
  • infringe the copyright, trade marks or other intellectual property rights of Cancer Research Horizons or third parties;
  • in any way be abusive, vulgar, obscene, unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, defamatory and/or or hateful to any person;
  • violate the privacy or other personal rights of others;
  • have the intention of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
  • knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

10. Limitation of liability

Cancer Research Horizons will not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages (even if foreseeable) whether based on contract, tort or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law. This includes but is not limited to liability for: loss of data or profits; interruptions or delays to this website; the provision of or failure to provide services; any information, Material, goods and services obtained through this website; use of or reliance on any Material; or otherwise arising out of your use of or inability to use this website.

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law Cancer Research Horizons expressly disclaims all warranties, representations and undertakings express or implied statutory or otherwise, including those of quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing Cancer Research Horizons makes no representation or warranty that:

(a) Cancer Research Horizons will provide uninterrupted or error free access to this website or the services it offers;

(b) This website does not contain any viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other forms of malicious code; or

(c) The Materials, this website and other content on it do not infringe any third party intellectual property rights.

Cancer Research Horizons is not liable for any loss whether under statute or in tort (including but not limited to negligence), contract or otherwise in respect of any direct, consequential, indirect or pure economic loss, including, in each case, loss of goodwill, opportunity, profit or contract.

Notwithstanding the foregoing nothing in these Terms of Use shall be construed as excluding or limiting the liability of Cancer Research Horizons for fraudulent misrepresentation, death or personal injury of any person resulting from our negligence or for any other liability which cannot be limited by law.

11. Third party websites

This website may contain links to websites operated by parties other than Cancer Research Horizons. Such links are provided for your convenience only. Cancer Research Horizons does not control such websites, and is not responsible for their content. Cancer Research Horizons' inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any approval or endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators. In no respect are we making any representation or warranty as to the content or accuracy of such third party websites, and you are 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. Cancer Research Horizons takes no responsibility for any links to third party websites that are included in posts or other content uploaded to this website by its users. Clicking through any link on this website and any use of any third party website is at your own risk.

12. Other terms that may apply to you

Our Privacy Policy sets out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.

Cookies enhance your online experience. Our Cookies Policy provides information about how cookies are used on this website.

13. Viruses and other malware

Although Cancer Research Horizons makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from this website, we cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for damage caused through the downloading of viruses. Therefore, please take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from this website.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access this website. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse this website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to this website, the server on which this website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to this website. You must not attack this website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use this website will cease immediately.

14. Encryption

The security of information transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Cancer Research Horizons will not be liable for any loss incurred by any User who transmits information by means of e-mail or other internet links.

15. Force majeure

Cancer Research Horizons will not be in breach of its obligations under these terms and conditions, nor liable to you for any loss or damage which may be suffered by another party due to any cause beyond its reasonable control. This includes but is not limited to any act of God, strike, trade dispute, act of terrorism, act or omission of government or regulatory bodies.

16. General

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Cancer Research Horizons and supersede all other communications and proposals, whether electronic or written, between the User and Cancer Research Horizons.

Any failure of Cancer Research Horizons 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.

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

No term of this Agreement is enforceable under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties Act) 1999 by a person who is not a party to these Terms of Use.

17. Disputes

Between you and us: Please contact us in the first instance at [email protected] and we will attempt to resolve the dispute in an amicable manner through discussion. If discussions between you and us do not resolve the dispute then we will consider requests for mediation or arbitration as a further alternative to litigation.

Between you and another user: We shall not be liable, and you agree to release us from all claims or other demands arising from a dispute between you and another user of this website. You may request and we will give reasonable consideration to providing information and assistance (although we shall not be obliged to do so) where it may resolve the dispute in an amicable manner.

18. Jurisdiction

All matters relating to these Terms of Use and use of this website shall be governed by English law. All persons accessing this website, whether from within the United Kingdom or outside the United Kingdom, irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts in relation to any disputes arising from or relating to this website, any transactions made via this website, these Terms of Use and/or any other use of this website. Furthermore, all persons accessing this website irrevocably waive all and any rights to bring any action in any jurisdiction other than England and Wales. Those accessing this site from outside England and Wales are solely responsible for compliance with local laws if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

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