Summit Therapeutics plc (“Summit”, “the Company” or “We”) respects the privacy of visitors to its website and is committed to the protection of their personal information.

This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use and disclose any personal information that you provide via this website. Please read the entire Policy before using or submitting information to this website. Please note that this Privacy Policy does not apply to information collected from offline resources and communications.

By using this website you are deemed to have agreed with the terms of this Privacy Policy. Whenever you submit information via this site, you therefore consent to the collection, use and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Policy.


What information do we collect and how is it stored?

We collect personal data (e.g. information from which you can be personally identified by such as full name, email address, telephone number) only when you provide it to us, through completion of forms or emails, as part of any enquiries relating to our products or services. You can use our website without disclosing any personal information.

The database and its contents remain at our company on data servers acting on our behalf and responsible to us.



This website is not intended for the use of children and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from visitors in that age group without the explicit consent of a parent or guardian. SUMMIT encourages parents and carers to advise their children on their use of the Internet and on what information they disclose to any website.


How will we use the information about you?

We may use any personal information supplied to us to respond to your requests, improve the level of our service and the content of our website or to consider your application for employment. Your personal data will not be passed on by us or by our agents for use by third parties in any form, unless we have obtained your consent or are legally required to do so.

Summit will only hold your data for as long as is reasonably needed for each purpose in accordance with any applicable legal, ethical reporting or documentation retention requirements.


IP Addresses

When you use this website, data may be passively collected by our web server by an automatically assigned series of numbers known as an Internet Protocol, or IP, address. This data may include the name of your service provider, the website that you used to link to this website, the website that you visit from our website and your IP address. This data could possibly lead to your identification, but we do not use it to do so unless we feel it is necessary to protect our service, website or other users. We may also use the data from time to time for statistical purposes, but maintain the anonymity of each individual user so that the person cannot be identified.


Access to Your Information and Correction

You have the right to review and amend any information stored in our database if you believe it to be incorrect or out of date. Please contact Summit using the details provided below.



Summit may send cookies from its websites. Cookies are small text files, composed of letters and numbers that are stored in the visitor’s local browser cache by web page servers. Using such cookies it is possible to recognise the visitor’s browser in order to optimise the website and simplify its use. Data collected via cookies is used to analyse its use and improve the service for our visitors, the information will not be used to determine the personal identity of the website visitor.

If you do not wish to accept these cookies please adjust your internet browser privacy settings to block or restrict cookies, but note that this may restrict your accessibility to other sites you access regularly.


Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Websites. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on our Websites.


Third Party Websites

Our website contains links to other third party websites. This Privacy Policy only applies to and websites so when you link to other websites you should read their privacy policies. Summit is not responsible for the content of third party websites or for how these websites handle your personally identifiable information. You are solely responsible for your interactions with such websites.


Changes to the Privacy Policy

Summit may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. Please periodically review this Policy to keep informed with any changes, particularly before providing any personal information through the website.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 6 November 2015.


Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or information we hold about you:

By email:

Or write to us at:

Summit Therapeutics plc
136a Eastern Avenue
Milton Park
Oxfordshire. OX14 4SB
United Kingdom

Tel: + 44 (0)1235 443939

If you feel that Summit has not used your data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the company has not resolved the matter in a fair way, you have the right to contact the UK’s independent authority, the Information Commissioner’s Office through their helpline telephone number 0303 123 1113.