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Terms of use

This page (together with all documents or web links referred to on it) sets out the terms and conditions governing your access to this website. These terms apply to site visitors and registered Network members. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By entering our site, you accept these terms of use and agree always to act in accordance with them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use this website.

About us

Algae-UK is a Network in Industrial Biotechnology and Bioenergy, a BBSRC NIBB, which was awarded to University College London by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council. The Algae-UK website is hosted by WP Engine.


Whilst every care has been taken in preparing the information published on this website, the University does not guarantee the accuracy or currency of the content. The University cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions and accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or damage howsoever arising. The University reserves the right to remove or alter content or take down this website at any time without notice.

Acceptable use of this website

You may use this website for any legal purposes. You must not use this website, whether knowingly or not, for any purposes which are unlawful or harmful. Your use of this website must not result in the transmission of any computer viruses or any other harmful or deleterious files or programs.

Links to third party information

This website includes links to third party web sites. These links are used to provide further information and are not intended to signify that the University endorses such websites and/or their content. The University takes no responsibility for any loss or damage suffered as a result of using the information published on any of the pages of the linked web sites.

Linking to this website

You may not create a link to our home page without our explicit permission. Please contact the Network Manager to seek permission.


University College London is committed to making this website accessible as possible to all in accordance with World Wide Web Consortium design standards. Any problems encountered with accessing material on this site should be reported to the Network Manager.


All the content of this website, unless explicitly stated otherwise, is copyright of Algae-UK. You will not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded from this website and you must not use any illustrations, photographs or graphics separately from any accompanying text. You will acknowledge the source of any material downloaded or printed from the Network website.


Data Protection

Algae-UK has produced a privacy notice which sets out the ways in which your data is gathered, used, stored and shared. It also sets out how long we keep your data and what rights you have in relation to your data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Freedom of Information Act

The University is committed to the principles of freedom of information. The University’s Freedom of Information Policy, its Publication Scheme and information for requesters are given at https://www.ucl.ac.uk/legal-services/policies

Personal Information

Website visitors are not required to provide personal information unless they choose to sign up for the Algae-UK newsletter or become a member of Algae-UK. In this instance, they will be required to agree to the separate membership terms and conditions.


Algae-UK welcomes comments and suggestions about this website. Feedback can be provided by contacting the Network Manager. If you wish to make a complaint, this should also be addressed to the Network manager.

Changes to website terms of use

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. It is your responsibility to check from time to time and take notice of any changes we make.