ICAM Privacy Policy

Information about our organization and website

The ICAM (https://www.icam-online.org) website is owned by BP International Limited of Chertsey Road, Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex, TW16 7BP, being a company registered in England and Wales with company by number 542515. The ICAM website is hosted by the International Centre for Advanced Materials, The University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL.

Use of the ICAM website is subject to all applicable laws of England and Wales, as well as general ICAM policies. The courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of it.

Collection, use and retention of personal information

Personal information is data that can identify a specific individual such as name, physical and/or email address and telephone number. It is ICAM's usual practice not to share any personal information with those outside the ICAM.

If during your visit to this web site you order products or services, enter a competition, or submit other information, you are choosing to provide us with your personal information. You agree that it will be used to provide the information, products or services you request (including information on additional products and/or services which we reasonably think may be of interest to you).

When you request information through this site, we may need to know some personal information about you. When emailing us, or subscribing for free news or information we need your e-mail address, name and other limited personal identifiers, typically name and contact number. Your personal data will be processed to provide information, and services you request in the form that you require

Personal information is held for the duration of ICAM website is active, for the purposes of contacting you effectively, after which time it may be deleted or aggregated so that it no longer directly identifies you.

Keeping personal information accurate

We are committed to ensuring that your personal information is kept accurate and up to date. However, we can only make changes to your personal information if you notify us. It is your responsibility to let us know if there are inaccuracies or changes to your personal information. Please notify us at info@icam-online.orgif there are any changes to, or inaccuracies in, your personal information providing us with sufficient information to enable us to identify you, so that any changes can be made.


We take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification or unlawful destruction or accidental loss of personal information.

Disclosures and transfers of personal information

Since the ICAM website is administered by The University of Manchester on behalf of BP, you acknowledge that BP may need to disclose your personal information to The University of Manchester and that The University of Manchester may process your personal information on behalf of BP, in connection with the administration of the ICAM website, and you agree to such disclosure and processing.

We shall not sell or otherwise release your personal information to third parties to allow them to direct market their products and services to you.

We reserve the right to disclose your personal information as required by law, or when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, request from a regulator or any other legal process served on ICAM.

Site traffic information and cookies

Servers located within ICAM automatically log data about your visit to this website based on your IP address. We use this information to see where the website is being used in the world to ensure seamless coverage.

By visiting this website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies for these purposes.

For further information about cookies, visit http:://www.allaboutcookies.org.

This website uses cookies which:

(a) are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site and use its features, e.g., accessing secured areas. Without these cookies some of the services you've asked for cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that can be used for marketing purposes, or for remembering where you've been on the internet; and/or

(b) enhance the performance of the website by collecting information about how visitors use it (e.g., to maintain a consistent looks and feel for the visitor). The information these cookies collect is not used to send you targeted advertising or remember where you've been on the internet; and/or

(c) increase the web site's functionality and make it more personal to you by allowing us to remember your previous choices (e.g., your location and preferred font type and size) and to provide any enhanced features detailed in the cookie-specific user notice. The information these cookies collect is not used to identify who you are, send you targeted advertising or remember where you've been on the internet. You agree that your attention was specifically drawn to this section of our privacy statement and to the explicit privacy notice given to you and that you consent to our use of these cookies for these purposes; and/or

(d) collect information about your internet browsing habits (e.g., the cookies remember which websites you've visited before and share this information with on-line advertisers who use it to provide you with adverts which are more relevant to you and your interests, usually by linking to functionality provided by third parties. Although these cookies record your web browsing they do not usually know who you are as an individual. Without cookies like these, there would be less free content on the internet and the on-line adverts that you see would be less relevant to you. You agree that your attention was specifically drawn to this section of our privacy statement and that you read and understood the explicit information which was presented to you in a prominent fashion. We will only use these cookies in accordance with the separate and additional consent you gave after receiving such explicit information.

Unsubscribe and Opt-Out

You may unsubscribe or opt-out of services at any time, details of how to opt-out are outlined on the web site.

Questions About Your Personal Information

If you have any questions relating to this privacy statement or the personal information we hold about you please email us at:


or by post at the following address:

Pariser Building
University of Manchester
M13 9PL


We do not knowingly collect information from children via the ICAM website.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

We review this privacy statement regularly and may modify it from time to time. We will place any updates on this web page. By continuing to use this website after such changes have been made, you acknowledge and agree you have read, understood and accept the changes.


Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this privacy statement. If you access other websites using the links provided, the operators of those websites may collect information from or about you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy statement, which may differ from ours. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.