Cambridge Epigenetix Ltd is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
We are a data controller and will handle (“process“) any personal data that we collect about you in accordance with the law, including, but not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation, the Data Protection Act 2018, and the guidance and codes of practice issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (‘ICO’).
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
This website is not intended for nor designed to attract individuals under the age of 18. We do not collect personal data from any person whom we know or suspect is an individual under the age of 18.
We process your personal data, which may include your name, email address, job title, company name, phone number, and details of any enquiry which you may have, when you use the enquiry from on the ‘Contact Us’ page or when we communicate by other means, for example by telephone or email.
We may collect and process records of any correspondence and communications with us and telephone calls may also be recorded. We also ask you if you would like to provide your consent to receive information from us, from time to time, including our newsletter, or other information which we think you may find interesting.
We use information held about you in the following ways, depending on the nature of your enquiry: to communicate with you (in writing, by telephone or by email/text message), to respond to any query or application which you send via our website; to engage with third-parties where we have engaged them to deliver services that have been requested.
These may include references, qualifications, criminal reference checking services. to provide you with information about our organisation and/or our career opportunities; to produce aggregated data analytics, statistical research and reports, which may be used to review and change our services; to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
To use your personal data, we will rely on the following conditions, depending on the activities we are carrying out: Consent: We will sometimes ask you to provide your consent for the collection and/or further use of your personal data, whilst on other occasions a different legal basis (see below) may be more legally appropriate depending on the purposes for which your personal data are to be used by us.
Data protection legislation provides you with certain rights in relation to this processing (see below: ‘Your Rights’) – you can, for instance, withdraw your consent to the processing of this personal data at any time. However, this is likely to mean that you will not be able to continue with your application.
Newsletter: we will ask you to provide your explicit consent to the processing of the personal data when you sign up to receive our Newsletter. You will always have the option to withdraw your consent to receive our newsletters via an unsubscribe link.
Compliance with legal obligations: As an entity established under the laws of England and Wales, we are obliged to comply with UK laws and guidance provided by UK regulatory bodies. Where we are legally obliged to disclose your personal data to a third party e.g. within the terms of a UK court order or where required to do so in line with a specific requirement in any UK legislation, the processing will fall within this category. You will not be able to object to the processing or ask for the deletion of your personal data when it is processed upon this legal basis.
We will always act reasonably and give full and proper consideration to your interests in carrying out this balancing test. It is in our legitimate interests to collect your personal data when you browse our website, for example, as it provides us with the information that we need in order to improve your experience and those of other visitors as they use the website in future.
Disclosure of your information We will only share your personal data with the following where there is a business need to do so and where there is also a clear legal basis under data protection law: business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them including, Mail Chimp if you sign up for our newsletters; third party suppliers and service providers to the extent they assist us with any legal / regulatory obligations; analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site and other selected third parties including Google analytics.
Your personal data is only shared with staff within our organisation and with any partners who work closely with us on a ‘need to know’ basis for our legitimate business purposes and access to databases and folders containing personal data is restricted to appropriate staff.
We have implemented organisational and technical security measures to safeguard and protect against unauthorised access to your personal data. Our suppliers are also required to agree to data protection measures to protect your personal data which includes the requirement for them to commit to only process individuals’ personal data consistent with contractual purposes and with appropriate technical and organisational security safeguards.
Most of the data that we collect from you is processed, and stored securely by us within, the European Economic Area (“EEA“) However, where your personal data is transferred outside of the EEA, this processing is carried out in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers, or those of our suppliers. Your rights You have a number of rights under data protection law in relation to the way we process your personal data, although these are not absolute and in some instances we may be unable to accept your request, in which case we will respond to you to explain why. These are set out below.
You may contact us using the details on our website (or by contacting us directly – details below) to exercise any of these rights and we will respond to any request received from you within one month from the date of the request. You can contact our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org Please address any questions, comments and requests regarding our data processing practices to us in this way in the first instance. You can exercise any of the rights below by contacting us at email@example.com.
Right 1: A right to access personal data held by us about you.
Right 2: A right to require us to rectify any inaccurate personal data held by us about you.
Right 3: A right to require us to erase personal data held by us about you. This right will only apply where (for example): we no longer need to use the personal data to achieve the purpose we collected it for; or where you withdraw your consent if we are using your personal data based on your consent; or where you object to the way we process your data (in line with Right 6 below).
Right 4: A right to restrict our processing of personal data held by us about you. This right will only apply where (for example): you dispute the accuracy of the personal data held by us; or where you would have the right to require us to erase the personal data but would prefer that our processing is restricted instead; or where we no longer need to use the personal data to achieve the purpose we collected it for, but you require the data for the purposes of dealing with legal claims.
Right 5: A right to receive personal data, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format. This right will only apply where the processing is based on consent or a contract (see above) and the processing is carried out by automated means. You also have the right to require us to transfer this personal data to another organisation, at your request.
Right 6: A right to object to our processing of personal data held by us about you (including for the purposes of sending marketing materials to you).
Right 7: A right to withdraw your consent, where we are relying on it to use your personal data (for example, where you have asked to receive marketing information about our services or products).
If you have any concerns regarding our processing of your personal data, or are not satisfied with our handling of any request by you in relation to your rights, you also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Their address is:
First Contact Team
Information Commissioner’s Office
Please note that our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
1. Information About Us
1.1 This Site is operated by Cambridge Epigenetix Limited a company registered in England and Wales under company number 08005377 and with registered address at B400, Chesterford Research Park, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1XL, United Kingdom. (referred to as “CEGX/We/Our/Us”). Our VAT number is 141 4564 31.
1.2 If you have any queries or complaints about the Site, the Products relating to your to your registration with, and use of, the Site and the Products then please see our Contact Us page for details on how to contact Us.
2. Changes to these terms
2.2 We reserve the right to vary these terms and conditions at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are amending on you.
3. Changes to our site
3.1 We may update the Site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
3.2 We do not guarantee that the Site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
4. Accessing our site
5. How we use your personal information
6. No reliance on information
6.1 The content on our Site is provided for general information only and it is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Site.
6.2 The content on our Site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy and completeness. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such content by any visitor to the Site or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
6.3 We may change the content on our Site at any time. Although We make reasonable efforts to update the information on the Site and may change the content at any time, We are under no obligation to update the content on our Site. We make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on the Site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
7. Intellectual property rights
7.1 We are the owner or the licensee of all Intellectual Property Rights in the Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. Your use of the Site and its contents grants no rights to you in relation to Our Intellectual Property Rights or the Intellectual Property Rights of third parties in the Site and its contents. “Intellectual Property Rights” means all vested and future rights of copyright and related rights, design rights, database rights, patents, rights to inventions, trademarks and get-up (and goodwill attaching to those trademarks and that get up), domain names, applications for and the right to apply for any of the above, moral rights, goodwill (and the right to sue for passing off and unfair competition), rights in know-how, rights in confidential information, rights in computer software and semiconductor topographies, and any other intellectual or industrial property rights or equivalent forms of protection, whether or not registered or capable of registration, and all renewals and extensions of such rights, whether now known or in future subsisting in any part of the world.
7.2 You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from the Site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on the Site.
7.3 You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
7.4 Our status (and that of any identified contributors where permitted) as the authors of content on the Site must always be acknowledged.
7.5 You must not use any part of the content on the Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from Us or our licensors.
8. Linking to our site
8.1 You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. However, you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
8.2 You must not establish a link to the Site in any website that is not owned by you.
8.3 The Site must not be framed on any other website, nor may you create a link to any part of the Site other than the home page.
8.4 We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
9. Links from the site and third party resources
9.1 Where our Site contains links to other websites and resources/materials provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources/materials and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
9.2 You acknowledge that Our inclusion of links does not imply any endorsement of the material contained in such websites or any association with their operators or of any resources/materials provided by third parties. We will not be party to any transaction or contract with a third party that you may enter into via such websites. We are not liable to you in respect of any loss or damage which you may suffer by using those websites or resources/materials provided by third parties and you agree that you will not involve Us in any dispute regarding the same.
10.1 We do not guarantee that the Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
10.2 You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access the Site. You shall use your own virus protection software.
10.3 You shall not misuse the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site, the server on which the Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Site. You must not attack the Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and We will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Site will cease immediately.
10.4 We shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
11. Our Liability
11.2 To the extent permitted by law, We exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to the Site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
11.3 “Losses” in this clause 11 means claims, demands, actions, awards, judgments, settlements, costs, expenses, liabilities, damages and losses (including all interest, fines, penalties, management time and legal and other professional costs and expenses).
11.4 We shall not under any circumstances be liable to you or any user for any Losses, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, misrepresentation, restitution or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising out of or in connection with:
11.4.1 use of, inability to use, or results of use of, the Site; or
11.4.2 use of or reliance on any content displayed on the Site or any websites linked to on the Site and on any content displayed on those websites.
11.5 We shall not under any circumstances be liable to you or any user whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, misrepresentation, restitution or otherwise, for:
11.5.1 loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
11.5.2 loss or corruption of data, information or software;
11.5.3 loss of business opportunity;
11.5.4 loss of anticipated savings;
11.5.5 loss of goodwill or reputation; or
11.5.6 indirect or consequential Losses.
11.6 We shall not under any circumstances be liable to you or any user for any Losses caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to/from it.
11.7 We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on the Site – see clause 9.
11.8 Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any products by Us to you, which will be set out in our Terms and Conditions of Sale.
12.1 You shall on demand indemnify CEGX from and against all Losses incurred by Us arising out of arising out of or in connection with, or which is directly or indirectly related to, your use of the Site and/or any other person or entity’s use of the Site where such person or entity was able to access the Site using your registration.
13. Applicable law
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