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Terms and conditions and privacy

Terms and conditions related to the RCP London website, and information on privacy, data protection and use of cookies.

Disclaimer - Information on

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The RCP will make every endeavour to deliver services as described on this website. However, changes may be necessary at times and we reserve the right to make changes to those services.

Please note that the RCP does not take responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any inaccuracies on this website.

External links

The RCP does not take responsibility for the content of external sites that we link to. Linking to these sites does not necessarily imply that we endorse them. They are provided in good faith and as another avenue of information that you may find useful.

Copyright and trademark

Unless stated otherwise, the RCP maintains copyright on the information published on this site. The design of the website is owned by the RCP and we own or have license to use the photographs found on the website.

Logos, names and images identifying the RCP are the proprietary marks of the Royal College of Physicians (Reg. Charity No. 210508) and our subsidiaries. You are prohibited by law to reproduce them.

Terms of use

When you access this website, you are agreeing to do so only for your private use and not for commercial or public use; and to use this site only for lawful and proper purposes, in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict, inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by anyone. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct:

  • which is unlawful
  • which may harass
  • which may cause distress or inconvenience to any person
  • involving transmission of obscene or offensive content
  • which disrupts normal working of this site

You are also agreeing that you will not copy, store in any medium, distribute, transmit, modify or show in public any part of the website without the prior written permission of the RCP or in accordance with the Copyright, Design and Patents Act 1988.

You are prohibited from using this website to post or transmit any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, offensive or scandalous material. This includes material that constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, likely to give rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any law. The Royal College of Physicians reserves the right to co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials on this website.

What the RCP does with your data

The personal information we collect during membership application, registration or subscription to a service is held and used according to the Data Protection Act 1998.

The RCP will:

  • Maintain records on your eligibility as a member or fellow, in order to provide you with products, services and information on RCP activities.
  • Share information across RCP departments to improve our communications and services.
  • Share information with appropriate third parties* in order to improve clinical practice, medical training and our services.
  • Disclose personal details to appropriate suppliers, in order for you to take advantage of any discounts on products and services offered by the RCP’s partners
  • Only release your information in accordance with your mailing preferences. Please contact the membership team at: amend your mailing preferences.
  • Not sell your details to any third parties.

* Non exclusive list (Department of Health; education, CPD and training programmes in higher education and the NHS; examination centres; Federation of Royal Medical Colleges; General Medical Council; postgraduate deaneries and overseas equivalents)

In addition…

The MRCP (UK) central office will:

Retain information for monitoring training, research and statistical analysis, in data comparisons to verify qualifications and to prevent fraudulent activity.

The RCP enquiry service will:

  • Retain full details of all enquiries for two years for administrative purposes and aggregate data thereafter for statistical purposes
  • Share information with RCP departments for the purpose of providing full responses to enquiries and to improve RCP communications and services
  • Not share data with any third parties.

Privacy and cookies

We value your privacy and want you to feel confident about using this website.

We are committed to safeguarding your privacy when you use the site. We collect information about you and your visit to the website to help enhance your online experience and to send you information about RCP activities and services.

Use of cookies by the RCP

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie: Google Analytics

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Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.
The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, and the pages they visited.

More information: An overview of privacy at Google

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit the All about cookie site.


Our server records your visit for demographic reasons and to help us understand how you use the site. We use the information we collect to improve the site and provide better services. The information we collect is treated in accordance with the Data Protection principles outlined in the Data Protection Act 1998.

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