Last Updated 1 May 2014

Active Therapy Cancer Support is dedicated to protecting the confidentiality and privacy of information entrusted to it. As part of this obligation, Active Therapy Cancer Support is committed to the appropriate protection and use of personal information that has been collected through its web site.

Generally, our intent is to collect only the personal information that is provided voluntarily by visitors to our web sites so that we can offer information and/or services to those individuals. This Online Privacy Statement explains how we collect, use, share and protect the information that we obtain.

Collection and use of Personal information

We obtain personal information about you if you choose to provide it, for example, by requesting information about our services or registering to receive our newsletter. By registering and/or submitting personal information on our web sites, you are also agreeing to the use of this information in accordance with this Privacy Statement. Your personal information is not used for other purposes, unless we obtain your permission, or unless otherwise required or permitted by law or professional standards. For example, if you request information about Active Therapy Cancer Support , we will use your email address and other information you supply to respond to your request. If you provide details of your portfolio of available opportunities, we may use the information that you provide to match these opportunities against the purchasing interest of other organisations.

Active Therapy Cancer Support generally collects only the personal information necessary to fulfil the visitors request. Where additional information is sought, you will be notified of this at the point of collection.

Please use your discretion when providing sensitive information to Active Therapy Cancer Support , and under any circumstances, do not provide sensitive information to Active Therapy Cancer Support , unless you thereby consent to Active Therapy Cancer Support ‘s use of that information for its legitimate business purposes and consent to the transfer and storage of such information to and in Active Therapy Cancer Support ‘s databases. If you have any questions about whether the provision of sensitive information to Active Therapy Cancer Support is, or may be, necessary or appropriate for particular purposes, please contact us.

Data controller
Active Therapy Cancer Support Limited (limited by partnership) in England under registration no. is the data controller of any personal data collected through this website, and will process such data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Data retention
The personal data that you submit to us will only be retained for as long as is required for the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law.

Automatic collection of personal information
In some instances, Active Therapy Cancer Support automatically collects certain types of information when you visit our web sites and through emails that we may exchange. Automated technologies may include the use of web server logs to collect IP addresses, “cookies”, and web beacons. The collection of this information will allow us to better understand and improve the performance, usability and effectiveness of our web sites and to measure the effectiveness of our marketing activities.

IP addresses
An IP address is a number assigned to your computer whenever you access the internet. It allows computers and servers to recognize and communicate with one another. IP addresses from which visitors appear to originate may be recorded for IT security and system diagnostic purposes. This information may also be used in aggregate form to conduct web site trend and performance analysis.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or device by a websites that you visit. They allow the site to remember who you are and are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the site owners.
The use of cookies is now standard for most websites and most browsers automatically accept them, however if you are uncomfortable with their use you can choose whether or not to accept cookies via your browser’s settings (often found in your browser’s Tools or Preferences menu) or remove them from your ‘browser history’ (cache) when you leave the site. However, please be aware that if you do not accept cookies you may not be able to fully experience some of our web site features.
By navigating on our website or entering your login details to access areas reserved for registered users, you agree that we can place these cookies on your computer or device for appropriate purposes.

Web beacons
A web beacon is a small image file on a web page that can be used to collect certain information from your computer, such as an IP address, the time the content was viewed, a browser type, and the existence of cookies previously set by the same server. Active Therapy Cancer Support only uses web beacons in accordance with applicable laws. Active Therapy Cancer Support or its service providers may use web beacons to track the effectiveness of third party web sites that provide us with services or to gather aggregate visitor statistics and manage cookies.
You have the option to render some web beacons unusable by rejecting their associated cookies. The web beacon may still record an anonymous visit from your IP address but cookie information will not be recorded.
In some of our newsletters and other communications, we may confirm a recipient’s email address through embedded links within the messages. We collect this information to gauge user interest and to enhance future user experiences.

Sharing and transfer of personal information
We do not share personal information with unaffiliated third parties, except as necessary for our legitimate professional and business needs, to carry out your requests, and/or as required or permitted by law or professional standards.
In some instances, Active Therapy Cancer Support may also share personal information about you with various outside companies or service providers or vendors working on our behalf to help fulfil your requests.
In addition, Active Therapy Cancer Support may transfer certain personal information across geographical borders to other companies working with us or on our behalf. Active Therapy Cancer Support may also store personal information in a jurisdiction other than where you are based. By providing personal information on Active Therapy Cancer Support ‘s web sites, visitors are consenting to this transfer and/or storage of their data across borders.
Active Therapy Cancer Support may also disclose personal information in connection with the sale, assignment, or other transfer of the business of the site, in order to respond to requests of government or law enforcement agencies or where this is required by applicable laws, court orders, or government regulations. These disclosures may also be needed for data privacy or security audits and/or to investigate or respond to a complaint or security threat. Active Therapy Cancer Support does not sell personal information to any third parties. Also, Active Therapy Cancer Support will not transfer the personal information you provide to any third parties for their own direct marketing use.

Active Therapy Cancer Support understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an online environment. In particular, our sites are not intentionally designed for or directed at children under the age of 13. It is our policy never to knowingly collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 13.

You have several choices regarding your use of our sites. In general, you are not required to submit any personal information when you visit our web site, but Active Therapy Cancer Support may require you to provide certain personal information in order for you to receive additional information about our services and events. Certain web sites may also ask for your permission for certain uses of your personal information, and you can agree to or decline those uses. If you opt-in for particular services or communications, such as an e-newsletter, you will be able to unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions included in each communication. If you decide to unsubscribe from a service or communication, we will try to remove your information promptly, although we may require additional information before we can process your request.

Access to information
If you have submitted personal information to Active Therapy Cancer Support , under most circumstances you have the right to reasonable access to that data to correct any inaccuracies. If you would like to update or remove any personal data you have submitted through this site, please contact us by e-mail to and we will make all reasonable and practical efforts to comply with your request, so long as it is consistent with applicable law and professional standards.

When personally identifiable information is retained, we do not assume responsibility for verifying the on-going accuracy of the content of personal information. If Active Therapy Cancer Support is informed that any personal data collected through a Web site is no longer accurate, Active Therapy Cancer Support will make appropriate corrections based on the updated information provided by the authenticated provider of the revised information, providing this is practically possible.

If you would like details of the information which you have submitted to us through this site, you have a right of access to such information and you may contact us via email to We may charge for a request for access in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Data security and integrity
Active Therapy Cancer Support have implemented generally accepted security policies and procedures to protect personal information from unauthorized loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. However, despite Active Therapy Cancer Support ‘s best efforts security cannot be absolutely guaranteed against all threats. To the best of our ability, access to your personal information is limited to those who have a need to know. Those individuals who have access to the data are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information. We also make reasonable efforts to retain personal information only for so long as the information is necessary to comply with an individual’s request or until that person asks that the information be deleted.

Links to other sites
Please be aware that Active Therapy Cancer Support web sites may contain links to other sites that are not governed by this Privacy Statement but by other privacy statements that may differ somewhat. We encourage users to review the privacy policy of each Web site visited before disclosing any personal information.

Should visitors subsequently choose to unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations, we will provide instructions, on the appropriate webpage or in communications to our visitors, or a visitor may contact by email to

Changes to this policy
Active Therapy Cancer Support may modify this Privacy Statement from time to time to reflect our current privacy practices. When we make changes to this statement, we will revise the “updated” date at the top of this page. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Statement to be informed about how Active Therapy Cancer Support is protecting your information.

Policy questions and enforcement
Active Therapy Cancer Support is committed to protecting the online privacy of your personal information. If you have questions or comments about our administration of your personally identifiable information, please contact us.

Throughout this web site, “Active Therapy Cancer Support ,” “we,” “our,” and “us” refers to Active Therapy Cancer Support.