Privacy Policy

Who we are

Academic research group, influencing policy through describing & explaining regional & socio-economic differences & inequalities in cancer survival. Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

When visitors use any of the contact forms on the site, a submission with their details is stored in the website’s database. We then use the information provided to reply accordingly. The contact details stored on the site’s database are NOT shared with any other institution NOR used for marketing purposes. The sole purpose is to get in touch with the user in relation to the content of the site.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

For users who register on our website, we store the personal information you provide in your user profile.

What rights you have over your data

If you have registered on our web-site, or you have an account on our site, you can ask us to send you a file of all the personal data we hold about you. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you, except any data that we may be obliged to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where we send your data

We do not send your personal data outside the Cancer Survival Group. We do not share your personal data with anyone, anywhere, at any time.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

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