Last updated 3 April 2017

In this section 'we' refers to the Francis Crick Institute.

Use of your data

We receive and store certain information whenever you interact with this website. Website usage information is collected from the Francis Crick Institute website server such as IP address, URLs passed to us when you enter our site, information on the date, time, page viewed and other information relating to your browsing activity on our website. We use IP addresses to analyse trends, track users' movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Linking to other websites

This website contains links to other websites. Anonymous visit or session information may be passed to other websites for the web usage information purposes described above. None of this information can be related to an individual user of the website. The operators of other sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their own data protection policy. This privacy policy applies only to our website. We are not responsible for the privacy practices within any other websites. You should always be aware of this when you leave this website and we encourage you to read the privacy statement on any other website that you visit.

Changes to this policy

This privacy policy will change from time to time as we develop the range of services on the website. When this privacy policy changes, we will place an updated version on this page. You should continue to check the privacy policy before using this site, even if you have visited it in the past. This ensures that you will be aware of any changes.

Email addresses

We collect email addresses provided to us to send you information about the Crick's activities. If you have consented to receive these updates, you can change your email preferences or opt out at any time using the link provided in the email or by contacting us at

Further information

We want to make sure that the information we hold about you is accurate and up-to-date. You can ask us for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which a small charge may apply). You can also ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate. 

If you have further questions about this policy, please contact