Disclaimer & Condition of Use Policy

This policy sets out the terms between you and us the Immuno-Oncology Clinical Network (IOCN) under which you may access the IOCN website.

This policy applies to all users, members or visitors to the IOCN website. Your use of the website means that you accept and agree to this condition of use policy.


  • All the information provided and contained on this website by the IOCN is for general information purposes for healthcare professionals only. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. Although the IOCN strives to keep all the information up to date and correct we make no representations or warranties of any kind about the availability, completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability with respect to the website or the information
  • In order to maintain as the clinical accuracy of information linked on the website the IOCN abides by its External Publication of Resources policy which can be found here
  • The IOCN make no warranties on any products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose and any reliance you place on these is strictly at your own risk.
  • The IOCN is not liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of information, data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.
  • All views expressed by individual contributors on the IOCN website are the personal views of those contributors and do not represent the views of the IOCN.
  • Through the IOCN website you can link to other websites which are not under the control of the IOCN. Although we review content linked to our website we have no control over the content, information, nature, and availability of those sites.
  • The inclusion of any links on the IOCN website does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse all the views expressed within them.
  • The IOCN makes every effort to keep our website operational and running smoothly. However, the IOCN takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.


Reliance on information posted

The IOCN website is primarily intended for health professionals who require access to the information on it for their professional or educational work. 


Any commentary and other materials, posted on the IOCN website are not intended to amount to information or advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any user or member of our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents. 

Where any commentary or other material (including videos and podcasts) posted on the IOCN website is based upon an opinion all users should be aware that other healthcare professionals in the field may have a different opinion. There is also continuous advances in medical oncology and cancer research. Therefore when reading any such commentary or material the users must consider other professional guidance and medical advances.

Users of the IOCN website should rely on their own clinical judgement, knowledge and experience before applying any information provided here for any professional use. The content of this website is for general information purposes only, and you must satisfy yourself as to the suitability and appropriateness of any information obtained through our website and make your own independent judgement in respect of the course of action that you take regarding your patients. Any action that you take in respect of your patients is your responsibility and not the responsibility of the IOCN.


The IOCN takes the confidentiality and privacy of its users seriously and is committed to safeguarding their privacy and confidentiality. However, the internet is not a secure medium of communication therefore the IOCN website group cannot guarantee the security of any information which users input onto the website. The IOCN is not and will not be responsible for any damages a user may suffer because of loss of confidentiality.

Data Protection:

The IOCN takes the protection of information regarding our members very seriously and we are committed to safeguarding this information and storing it safely. Any personal information users give to the IOCN when signing up to become a member of the IOCN is stored in accordance with our Data Protection policy which can be found here.

Online Privacy 

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when this website collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about visitors to this website, and those who log in to this website. When someone visits the IOCN website, standard internet log information and details of visitor patterns is collected. This is so we can find out the volume of internet traffic to the website. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone or make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting this website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Website Links

Links are provided for information and convenience only and the website group assumes no responsibility for, and does not endorse, the contents of any other website to which this site has links. The IOCN cannot be held liable for damage suffered or loss or costs incurred because of your use of any other site.

Linking to the IOCN website: 

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you. Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.

Use of Material and copyright:

All rights reserved. No part of this website may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or by any information storage without permission in writing from the IOCN, except solely for your own personal and non-commercial use.

All material contained in this website is the property of the website group and copyright is held by the website group, unless otherwise indicated.

Material Submitted by IOCN Users: 

Any material, information, or other communication you transmit or post to the IOCN site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. The IOCN will therefore be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate, and use the communications (including data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied) therein for all commercial or non-commercial purposes.

Any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or any other material that would violate any law is not permitted to be posted or shared on the IOCN website.

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact us at enquiries@ioclinicalnetwork.co.uk

Changes to The Condition of Use Policy

The IOCN may revise this condition of use policy at any time by amending this page. Some of the provisions contained in this condition of use policy may also be superseded by policies, provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.