Privacy Policy

Who is Responsible for your Personal Data

In this Privacy Notice “digitalECMT”, ‘We”, “us” and “our” refers to Digital Experimental Cancer Medicine Team.

We determine the purposes and manner in which your personal data is collected, used and/or disclosed and managed in line with digitalECMT’s internal global Privacy standards.

The digitalECMT is part of The University of Manchester CRUK Manchester Institute, a partnership between Cancer Research UK and The University of Manchester. The digitalECMT takes the privacy and security of your personal data very seriously. This Privacy Notice outlines what personal data we may collect about you and how we may use it. The University of Manchester’s privacy policy can also be accessed here

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time.  If we make any significant changes in the way we treat your personal information we will make this clear on the digitalECMT Website or by contacting you directly where we are required to do so.

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, please let us know by contacting emailing

What Information do we collect and how do we use it?

You don’t have to create an account or provide us with any personal information to access the digitalECMT or University of Manchester websites.

The vast majority of the personal information we hold about you will be obtained via our website if you contact us by email. We may collect and use personal data about you such as:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Country of Residence
  • Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Occupation (for example if you are a researcher seeking information about our research and services)
  • IP Address

Such information will be provided by you and is used by us in our legitimate interests to administer the website, register you for any services you have signed up to and respond to any queries or requests for information you may have.


We may also collect information about how you use the website using cookies (and other similar technologies), as part of improving the content and functionality of the website. For more information about the use of cookies please see our Cookie Notice below.

Who Will Have Access To Your Personal Data?

Your personal data may be transferred to other digtialECMT research partners including The University of Manchester, Cancer Research UK, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. We may also share your personal  data with certain third parties such as: IT providers for the purposes of system development and technical support; auditors and consultants to verify our compliance with external and internal requirements; statutory bodies, law enforcement agencies and litigants, as per a legal reporting requirement or claim; and a successor or business partner to digitalECMT in the event that it sells, divests or sets up a collaboration/joint venture for all or part of its business.

How we protect your Personal Data

We will protect personal information by using reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

digitalECMT will store your personal data for a number of years in accordance with local laws and The University of Manchester’s Document Retention Policy.

International Transfer

digitalECMT and third parties may be based anywhere in the world, which could include countries that may not offer the same legal protections for personal data as your country of residence. Irrespective of which country your personal data is transferred. We would only share your personal data under a strict ‘need to know’ and under appropriate contractual restrictions

Your right to know what we know about you, make changes or ask us to stop using your data

You may contact digitalECMT at  at any time to request access to personal data we hold about you, to correct any mistakes or to request deletion of the same or withdraw your consent to certain types of processing of your personal data.

Opting Out of Further Communications From Us

If you have elected to receive information from us, and wish to opt-out of receiving such information then you can do so by sending an email to

You should clearly state on all communications: your name, username (if any), registration details (if any) and the name of this website.

Cookies Policy

Last updated: 25th July 2017

The digital Experimental Cancer Medicine Team (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on the digital Experimental Cancer Medicine Team website (the “Service”). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

How the digital Experimental Cancer Medicine Team uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics and to store your preferences.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

Essential cookies

We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit

the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can your find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party website: