Terms and Conditions

1. Definitions

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

“NCRI” means the National Cancer Research Institute. It is made up of major cancer research funding bodies from the Government, charity, and private sectors, who have formed a partnership with the purpose of accelerating and advancing cancer research for the benefit of patients and the UK cancer research community.

“the Website” means any website under the ownership or control of NCRI 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. Applicable terms and conditions

The Website is owned by NCRI and any use made of this site (including registrations and donations made via the Website), are subject to these terms and conditions. NCRI may, at its sole discretion, modify or revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating the text of this page.

3. 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:

3.1 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.

3.2 any links created to the Website are notified to and approved by NCRI before they are created.

3.3 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 NCRI.

4. Copyright and trade marks

4.1 Copyright in the Material is owned by NCRI or its content suppliers. Unauthorised use of the Material including reproduction, storage, modification, distribution or republication without the prior written consent of NCRI or, where applicable, the respective copyright owner(s) is prohibited.

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

4.3 All works in the nature of databases attract database rights.

5. 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, NCRI does not accept any liability to any person relating to the use of any such information.

Whilst NCRI 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.

6. 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.

NCRI does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via the Website is accurate, complete or correct. NCRI has no liability whatsoever in respect of any use which you make of such information except in the case of personal injury or death caused by the negligence of NCRI.

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.

7. Warranty and indemnity

The User warrants to NCRI 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 NCRI, 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 NCRI, 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.

8. Limitation of liability

NCRI 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 NCRI be liable for any indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or consequential damages whatsoever even if NCRI 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.

9. Third party websites

The Website contains links to websites operated by parties other than NCRI. Such links are provided for the User’s convenience only. NCRI does not control such websites, and is not responsible for their content. NCRI’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.

10. Privacy and Data Protection

To read our privacy policy and cookie policy, please visit http://www.ncri.org.uk/privacy-policy/

11. Viruses

Whilst NCRI makes all reasonable attempts to exclude viruses from the website it cannot ensure such exclusion and no liability is accepted for damage caused through the downloading of viruses. Therefore, you are recommended to take all appropriate safeguards before downloading information from the Website.

12. On-line Transactions

NCRI reserves the right to vary event registration fees and the prices of any goods or services listed without notice. All event registrations and orders for goods or services are subject to availability and NCRI reserves the right to refuse to accept any registration and to refuse to supply any goods or services to any individual.

13. Encryption

Although the Website uses encryption security software in areas where on line payment details are accepted, the security of information and payments transmitted via the Internet cannot be guaranteed. Any loss incurred or sustained by any User who transmits information by means of e-mail or other Internet links shall be borne solely and exclusively by such User and in no event shall any such loss in whole or part be borne by NCRI or it’s agents.

14. Force majeure

NCRI 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.

15. General

15.1 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.

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

15.3 Any failure of NCRI 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.

16. Jurisdiction

The terms and conditions and the use by the User of the Website shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the parties hereto submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the Website and/or any transactions made on the Website, or these terms and conditions.

17. Event bookings

Full refunds for bookings will only be offered for cancellations made in writing up to 48 hours after the booking, provided there are at least 10 working days before the event starting date. After 48 hours of the booking, refunds will incur a £10 administration charge. No refunds will be offered for cancellations made within 10 working days of the event, however it is possible to substitute a delegate with another in the same category until 10 working days prior to the event starting date. Delegate changes are only accepted in writing.

Places at the event are guaranteed on written confirmation. Acceptance of delegates is at the discretion of the NCRI Team. If payment has not been received by the date of the event, the NCRI Team reserves the right to refuse admission.

Delegate badges are non-transferable and cannot be shared between individuals. Each individual delegate must register for the event and pay the corresponding registration fee if applicable.

In the event that the event is cancelled or cannot take place for any reason outside the control of the NCRI, the registration fee shall be refunded in full. The liability of the NCRI shall be limited to that refund and the organisers shall not be liable for any other loss, cost or expense, howsoever caused, incurred or arising.

Delegates attending NCRI events consent to filming and sound recordings as well as being photographed applicable. Recordings and photography may be used for future marketing activities or other NCRI publications. If you do not want to be photographed/recorded please contact the NCRI Conference and Events Team: +44 (0)20 3469 5453 or ncriconference@ncri.org.uk

When registering for an NCRI event, delegates consent to their details (name, job title and organisation only) being made available to other event delegates on the participants list. If you do not want your details to be included, please contact the NCRI Conference and Events Team: +44 (0)20 3469 5453 or ncriconference@ncri.org.uk at least a week prior to the event starting date.

NCRI accept no responsibility for any personal property.

NCRI reserve the right to alter or vary the programme without prior notice.

These terms and conditions are governed by English Law. The delegate must comply with all relevant statutes, safety announcements and venue regulations while attending the event.

Additional Terms and Conditions due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) is following UK government advice (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public) on the planning, postponement and cancellation of any events.

At the moment, all our planned events are expected to run as scheduled, but we will continue to monitor and assess the situation as things develop. Notice of any cancellations will be posted on our website and delegates advised accordingly.

In case of a cancellation by NCRI, registered delegates will receive a full refund of the fees paid to NCRI. NCRI is however not responsible for any travel or any other costs that delegates may have incurred.

Delegates who have to cancel their attendance at events scheduled to go ahead due to travel restrictions imposed by their governments and/or the UK government are entitled to a full refund upon presentation of documentary evidence. We are unable to offer a refund for any other circumstances outside of our standard terms and conditions.

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) is not responsible for any travel or any other costs that delegates may have incurred.

Last updated 03/03/20

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