These terms and conditions are in place to outline the use of the London Cancer website and its content. By using the website it is deemed that you are accepting these terms and conditions, so please do take time to read them. “Website” means www.londoncancer.org or any other website under London Cancer’s ownership or control from which a link has been created to these terms and conditions.

London Cancer

London Cancer is a formal governance structure that brings together GPs, secondary and tertiary care providers, academics and charities within north east and north central London and west Essex. London Cancer is hosted by UCL Partners, one of the UK’s five accredited academic health sciences centres. Our central office location is 3rd floor, 170 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7HA.

Contacting us about our terms and conditions

Please contact our communications team by email at londoncancer@uclh.nhs.uk if you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions.

Website visitors

The content on this website is aimed at patients, their families and friends, and anyone else who is concerned about cancer symptoms, treatment and care. The information provided relates to services and treatments in the London Cancer region, which covers north east and north central London and west Essex. Details of our hospital providers can be found here.

Content on the website

The content on the website is provided for information purposes only, and is not intended to replace professional advice for medical diagnosis or treatment, nor to take the place of a consultation with a qualified medical practitioner. A doctor or other health professional should always be consulted for the diagnosis and treatment of any medical conditions. It is also not intended to advocate or recommend the use of any product, or to endorse any specific treatments or medication.

If you require medical advice, please contact your clinical nurse specialist, consultant or other key worker in the hospital where you are receiving your care. If you are concerned about symptoms, please contact your GP straight away.

All of the clinical (medical) information on our website is produced in conjunction with senior clinicians, including consultants and nurse specialists, and it is checked for accuracy on a regular basis. London Cancer has exercised all reasonable care in compiling the information on this website, but makes no warranty as to its complete, or current accuracy. Information on the website is current at the date of publication only and London Cancer does not undertake to update such information.

Throughout this website you will find links to other websites for additional, supporting information. London Cancer does not endorse or take responsibility for the content of these other websites and although their content is reviewed, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information. It is your responsibility to check the terms and conditions of use of such other websites.

Content on this site is for personal and individual use only. It should not be used for commercial use, nor should any information be reproduced, modified, or distributed without consent from London Cancer. Please contact our communications team by email to contact@londoncancer.org if you wish to share any of the content.

Website availability

London Cancer makes every effort to ensure that the website is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week; however, we recognise that technical problems do occur and the website may be unavailable from time to time for maintenance, or reasons beyond our control.

Privacy and data protection

In order to offer a personalised experience for visitors, the website uses cookies, and stores data relating to your choices and preferences of information. We take your online privacy seriously; your details are held securely, and would never be disclosed or sold to third parties. For more information please read our privacy policy and about how we use cookies.

Forums

The London Cancer website offers a forum for cancer professionals. Access to this forum is restricted to invited cancer professionals only. The forum is managed by administrators, but not all comments are moderated.

The London Cancer website also provides links to the Macmillan online community for patients and the public to join and participate. As this is managed and moderated by a third party, London Cancer makes no warranty for the content on this forum. Please refer to the Macmillan Cancer Support website terms and conditions for more details.

Our rights – terms and conditions

London Cancer reserves the right to change our terms and conditions at any time. Please check regularly as any amended terms and conditions will apply to your continued use of the website.  Certain benefits may be extended or updated by new special legal notices or terms located on specific sections of the website.

Neither London Cancer, nor any other party involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the website, will be liable for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party, including without limitation any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption arising from accessing the website or relying on information published on the website. Nor will we be liable for any unforeseen results of use of the website, or any websites linked to the London Cancer website or the material on such websites; or any amount of loss or damage including without limitation any loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data, or other property on account of your access to, or use of the website or your downloading of any material from the website or any websites linked to the website.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and any dispute arising from these terms and conditions or your use of the website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.