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Privacy policy

The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) regards the lawful and correct treatment of personal information as very important and is fully committed to the principles of data protection, as set out in the Data Protection Act.

Why we collect information about you

We process personal data in connection with our charitable activities, to help our members to meet their charitable objects by interpreting and influencing the regulatory, policy and research environments, and connecting members to encourage collaboration and share learning.

What information we collect about you and how we use this

You may be asked for personal information if you want to take advantage of specific services we offer, such as receiving member briefings and blog updates, joining email lists and networks, or taking part in workshops and seminars.

We will use the personal information you provide to administer our relationship with you and deliver the services you have told us you wish to use or to send you information that you have requested, and we may offer you the opportunity to receive additional information about our activities or those of our partners and service providers. You may opt out of this at any time by contacting us.

Information that you supply in connection with the provision of a service will be treated in confidence and in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act.

How do we protect personal information?

We use appropriate organisational and technical measures to ensure that your data are secure and protected from loss, misuse and unauthorised access or alteration. Occasionally, we introduce changes or improvements to our systems. Any test data that may have been used in this connection are managed in a secure and confidential manner.

Do we use 'cookies'?

Like most other organisations, AMRC uses cookies on its websites.

Cookies are text files that are placed on your computer when you visit a website, which identify your computer to the server. Cookies do not identify the individual user, just the computer used.

Cookies provide information to the website owner and some are essential to allow parts of the website to operate.

How to tell us about changes

If you have any questions about data protection or require further information, please contact us.

This privacy policy covers the AMRC website. Other websites linked to from this site are not covered by this policy

Your rights

You have the right to ask us at any time not to contact you or to change your preferred methods of contact for marketing purposes.
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected.