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Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions

These terms and conditions take effect from your first visit, and your use of the site means you accept these terms and conditions. We may change these terms and conditions, so please check back regularly.

If there is any conflict between these terms and conditions and specific terms appearing elsewhere on this website relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail.

Marie Curie Cancer Care reserves the right to change the content of the website at any time.

Welcome to our site

The Marie Curie Cancer Care website has been developed taking every precaution to ensure the information held on this site is accurate in the UK, legally correct and ethical at the time of appearance. Although care has been taken in preparing the information contained on this website, the content provides only general information and must not be used as an alternative to professional advice. We recommend users seek professional advice where appropriate.


So far as is permitted by law Marie Curie Cancer Care accepts no liability for loss or damage, including personal injury, resulting from use of this website. While we make all reasonable efforts to ensure no malware or viruses are transmitted via our website, this cannot be guaranteed. Marie Curie Cancer Care will not accept liability from damage caused by viruses and recommends that users safeguard their IT equipment before downloading information.

If you believe the content of these pages to be inaccurate or out of date, please Contact Us.

The content of this website is aimed at adults within the UK and other advice should be sought in other circumstances.

Unauthorised access

Hacking into this website for the purpose of adding to or altering the content of the website or sending unsolicited emails (spam), transmitting any offensive or illegal content, and interfering with the general working of the site is illegal and unethical.


Please obtain permission from us to include any links to our website. This can be requested by emailing Marie Curie Information. Marie Curie reserves the right to require links to be removed if we believe it is not in our interest.

We have provided links to other organisations for your convenience. We cannot guarantee or be responsible for their content or accessibility. Please read their privacy policies and terms and conditions.

Using our logos and information

The Marie Curie Cancer Care logo and various other logos used by us are registered trademarks in the UK. You may not use the Marie Curie Cancer Care logos without our permission. To apply for permission please Contact Us. Marie Curie reserves the right to require materials and logos to be removed if we believe it is not in our interest.

Our downloadable leaflets and brochures, and our web pages can be printed, copied and used for private use, study or teaching purposes; however no modification may be made to the content. They may not be used for commercial, public or any other purposes without the specific written consent of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Some information, materials or photos on our website may be the property of another copyright owner, used here with their permission, and must not be used without their consent.


Liability and insurance

Marie Curie Cancer Care cannot accept liability for actions undertaken in its name without our knowledge. We cannot provide personal accident insurance for fundraising activities undertaken in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care. Participants are urged to assess the risks involved in their activities and take out their own insurance if necessary. Further advice can be sought from a fundraiser in your local fundraising office.


Further terms and conditions apply for our fundraising events, which can be accessed when you register for that event, either online or in hardcopy. These must be agreed to in order to participate.


The charity is unable to refund voluntary donations except in exceptional circumstances.