Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which SBL collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the http://www.sbl-uk.org/ website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by SBL.

Non-personal and personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information. We may obtain information about you when you make contact with us, for example, when you register on our website. The information we collect might include your name, address, email address and phone numbers.
We only use your information in accordance with the law. This gives us various powers to use your data, these are effectively the reasons for our processing and are:

  • To perform or take steps to enter a contract with you.
  • For the purposes of our legitimate interests.  This includes being able to send you marketing.
  • Compliance with a legal obligation. 
  • If you consent for us to do so.

Collecting and using your data will mean we are able to process any orders or requests you have and to provide you with relevant and topical information relating to your interests.  For example, changes to our services.  It will enable us to ask for your views on our services. 

Data protection applies to personal data held about individuals.  It does not always cover ‘business to business’ contacts or information.  However, we will also do our best to secure and protect the contact details of our corporate contacts.

Who has access to your information ?

Staff at SBL will have controlled access to your information to enable us to provide you with services. 
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.  We will not share your information with third parties for them to market to you.

You have various legal rights over your information which we will always respect.  Further detail is available from the Information Commissioner.  www.ico.org.uk

How do we protect your data

We take several steps to protect your data.  This includes robust IT security, and our premises are secured. 

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly. We do not have systems that use your information for automated decision making. 

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to websites run by other organisations. This statement applies only to our site and we are not responsible for the policies and practices of other sites.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:

Systems Biology Laboratory UK
127 West Central,
Unit 7 Milton Park
Abingdon
Oxfordshire
OX14 4SA
UK Tel: +44 (0) 1235 827400
Fax: +44 (0) 1235 834965
Email: sbl@sbl-uk.org

We keep this statement under review as part of our overall Data Protection Policy. This document was last updated on 15 May 2018.

You have various legal rights over your information which we will always respect.  Further detail is available from the Information Commissioner.  www.ico.org.uk