Worldwide Cancer Research website terms and conditions

Worldwide Cancer Research website terms and conditions

These terms and conditions are applicable to every site visit and we reserve the right to amend them at any time, without notice. Please read them carefully.

Who we are is a site operated by Worldwide Cancer Research (‘we’ or ‘Worldwide Cancer Research’). We are a charity registered in Scotland (SC152991, Charity No: SC022918) with our registered office at Third Floor South, 121 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4YN.

We are signed up to the Fundraising Regulator’s Code of Fundraising Practice.

For all questions, comments or enquiries, please contact us.


Our site contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics.

You may access, view and print copies of material on the site as long as you comply with these Terms and Conditions and:

  • you use the material for information purposes and for your non-commercial, personal use only.
  • all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices are kept on the material.
  • you do not modify, reproduce, display, or distribute the material for any public use without prior written consent from Worldwide Cancer Research.

Medical disclaimer

As a research charity, please be aware that we are not medical experts. Any medical information referred to in or through our site or social media is given as information only and is not intended:

  • as medical diagnosis or treatment
  • as healthcare advice or to replace consultation with a qualified medical practitioner
  • to advocate or recommend the purchase of any product or to endorse or guarantee the credentials or appropriateness of any health care provider.

We would always advise that you consult with an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your needs or situation.


Certain information on the site may contain typographical or other errors or be out of date and we may make changes to the material on the site at any time without notice.

While we are careful to only link to, or reference, third party materials or references that are accurate and trustworthy, please be aware that these are provided for your information only and we have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

Any reliance you place on the content of this website and any third parties is strictly at your own risk.

Insofar as we are able, we exclude all liability for all direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damage which arises out of or in connection with the use of the site.

Social media disclaimer

While we welcome comments and engagement on our social media posts and platforms, we have a zero-tolerance policy (immediate hiding, removing and/or blocking) for:

  • Offensive or antagonistic comments, particularly if aimed at an individual.
  • Comments sharing unapproved sensitive or personally identifiable information.
  • Comments promoting unverified or unapproved cancer information or treatments.
  • Spam comments – unrelated topics or multiple comments on the same or similar posts.

User-generated content from fundraisers and supporters using our branding has not necessarily been verified or approved by us. The views expressed by our fundraisers and supporters do not necessarily represent the views of Worldwide Cancer Research.


We amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time.

Last updated: 29th January 2024



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