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Privacy policy

Spinal Research is committed to protecting your privacy online whilst using our website. We are registered under the Act as a Data Controller under number Z7100391. Your personal information is safe with us and will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

By continuing to use the Spinal Research website you are agreeing to the terms of this privacy policy.

Personal Information

We collect your personal information when you register or enquire about our events and fundraising activities, sign up for newsletters and publications sent by electronic means or hard copy, seek assistance via our Contact Us form, make a donation or otherwise give us personal information.

Personal information is any information that can be used to identify you. It can include information such as name, email and postal address, telephone number and credit/debit card details.

We use your personal information to give you the information, products or services, you ask for. We may also use your information for administrative purposes, to let you know about changes to our services or policies, to create a profile of your interests and preferences as part of our fundraising activities. We always seek your consent to the use of your personal information by giving you the option to say ‘no’ to its use via a tick box or similar opt out means.

We will not sell or pass on your details to any third parties or use your personal information in any other way than agreed.

We take every step to protect your data. However, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure. Therefore, despite taking every step to protect your personal information we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.


A cookie is a small text file passed to your computer’s hard drive through the web browser so the website remembers who you are when you return.

If you do not wish to have cookies stored on your computer you can easily change your web browser to refuse cookies, or let you know when you get a new cookie by clicking on the ‘Help’ menu. Refusing cookies,

If you are 16 or under, you must get your parent or guardian’s permission before you provide any personal information on the Spinal Research Website.

You can ask us what information we hold about you by contacting us:

Spinal Research
80 Coleman Street

Telephone +44 (0)207 653 8935
Email –

We may change or update our privacy policy at any time so please check this policy regularly.

Policy date August 2011