Privacy statement

We are committed to protecting your privacy. This statement describes how IRCI collects and uses personal information about people who visit the website. The terms of this statement may change, so please check it from time to time.

If you have any queries about this privacy statement please contact the Data Protection Coordinator at the Legal Department, Cancer Research UK, Angel Building, 407 St John Street, London EC1V 4AD or email

What information do we collect?

We gather general information about the use of our websites, such as which pages users visit most often and which services, events or facilities are of most interest.

Do we use cookies?

Please refer to our cookie policy for details of how we use cookies and the type of cookies served through our website.

Will we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?

As indicated above, we may pass your information to our service providers, agents and associated organisations for the purpose of completing tasks and providing services to you (other than information provided in a query to CancerHelp UK or the cancer information nurse teams). Where we use service providers we will make sure there are appropriate controls in place.

We may also need to disclose your information if required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies) or if we have your permission to do so.

We will not sell any information about your web browsing activity.


Our websites may include links to websites run by other organisations. IRCI is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other websites so you should read their privacy policies carefully.


We may change the terms of this privacy statement from time to time. If we do so, we will post the changes here so please check for updates. By continuing to use our websites you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.