Term of use

Personal information

The information that you submit will be held by us (Hammersmith Medicines Research Unit Ltd) for the sole purpose of allowing us to contact you to let you know about studies that you might be able to participate in. We may keep the information about you on paper and in a computer database. If you do not take part in the study some of the information about you may be seen by the organisers of the study, and by the authorities that regulate medicines in the UK and other countries. However, volunteers’ names wont be on any document that leave HMR; we would use only your initials, sex, date of birth and trial number.

You’ll be asked to agree that HMR and people acting on our behalf can store your information, including personal and medical details. We’ll ensure that information is kept confidential in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We’ll keep your records for as long as required by law and international guidelines for clinical trials. We may use the information to contact you in the future about clinical trials. If you write to us to ask to see your records, we’ll send you a printout of your details, and you’ll be able to requests additions or corrections.

Access logs

We use Google Analytics for the analysis of our website and its improvement. Google may set up cookies or read current cookies on your internet browser(s) to collect the data. While you use our website, your internet browser(s) automatically send specific access logs (information that cannot identify you such as website address you accessed and IP address) to Google. We may use the information to track the visitors and to improve their usage, and Google may use the information to introduce the content according to your trend.

You’ve given permission to administrator(s) of Google Analytics to handle the data, on the basis of the methods and purposes above, by using our website. Please refer to Google Analytics Terms and Service and Private Policy to know more about how Google collects and uses access logs.


Cookies is a piece of data sent from website(s) (or service from a third party such as Google Analytics by Google) and stored in your internet browser(s) that can be tracked later. However, administrator of the website(s) cannot collect personal information (name, date of birth, contact details etc.) from cookies on our website.

Also you can reject receiving cookies from website(s) by the setting on your internet browser(s). If you like to reject cookies from Google Analytics, please refer to the link below.
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