Legal Policy

Oxford Biomedica PLC legal policy

Welcome to the Oxford Biomedica website, which is owned and operated by Oxford Biomedica plc (“Oxford Biomedica”, referred to also as “we”, “us” and “our” throughout this document).

While every effort is made to ensure that any information given on our website, (“Our Site”) is accurate, reliable and up-to-date, we make no warranties or representations of any kind as to its accuracy, completeness, reliability or usefulness.

This document (together with the documents referred to in it) contains the terms of use on which you may make use of Our Site (“Terms of Use”). Please read and review these Terms of Use carefully before accessing, browsing or using Our Site. By accessing or using Our Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you may not access or use Our Site.

Information about us

Oxford Biomedica (LSE: OXB) is a quality and innovation-led viral vector CDMO with a mission to enable its clients to deliver life changing therapies to patients around the world; it is also a publicly listed company registered in England and Wales with registration number 3252665 and has its registered office at Windrush Court, Transport Way, Oxford, OX4 6LT, United Kingdom. Oxford Biomedica (UK) Ltd is the operating company, registered in England and Wales with registration number 3028927. Oxford Biomedica’s VAT number is 663 6533 21.

Use of Our Site

Your access to and use of Our Site and of any information contained within it is subject to these Terms of Use. By accessing and using Our Site, you accept and agree to, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use. We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time without notice, as we deem necessary. Your continued use of Our Site is deemed to be your acceptance of any changes to these Terms of Use.


Oxford Biomedica respects the privacy of users of Our Site. Please see our Privacy Notice for more information about how we process your personal data and our Cookie Policy for information about cookies placed on Our Site.

Content and limitation of liability

Our Site contains information on a number of subjects relating to fields of healthcare, medicine and biopharmaceutical research and development. We make no warranties or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, currency, completeness, reliability or usefulness of information or opinions contained or expressed within Our Site. Commentary and other materials posted on Our Site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed, but rather should be considered information that can be used to help inform personal choice. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to Our Site or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

Further, Our Site is provided to you on an “as is” and “as available” basis. You agree that access to and use of Our Site and the content available on Our Site is at your own risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Oxford Biomedica and any individual person connected to Oxford Biomedica and any party involved in creating, producing or delivering Our Site hereby exclude:

  • all conditions, warranties and other terms that might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
  • any and all liability for any claims, loss, demands or damages of any kind whatsoever including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental or consequential loss or damage incurred by you in connection with the use, inability to use, or that results from the use of Our Site or websites linked to Our Site, whether arising from loss of business, loss of profits, loss of income or revenue, loss of data, loss of goodwill, wasted management or office time, and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Acceptable use

You may only use Our Site in accordance with this Terms of Use Agreement and, in any event, for lawful purposes in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and codes of practice in the UK or in any other jurisdiction from where you access Our Site. In particular, you agree not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:

  • any part of Our Site;
  • any equipment or network on which Our Site is stored;
  • any software used in the provision of Our Site; or
  • any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party with regard to Our Site.

You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information from Our Site through any means not intentionally made available to you through Our Site.

How you may use material on our site

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in Our Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off a copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from Our Site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organization to content posted on our site. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on Our Site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or our licensors.

If you print off, copy, download, share or repost any part of Our Site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

No text or data mining, or web scraping

You shall not conduct, facilitate, authorize or permit any text or data mining or web scraping in relation to Our Site or any services provided via, or in relation to, Our Site. This includes using (or permitting, authorizing or attempting the use of):

  • Any “robot”, “bot”, “spider”, “scraper” or other automated device, program, tool, algorithm, code, process or methodology to access, obtain, copy, monitor or republish any portion of Our Site or any data, content, information or services accessed via the same.
  • Any automated analytical technique aimed at analyzing text and data in digital form to generate information which includes but is not limited to patterns, trends and correlations.

The provisions in this clause should be treated as an express reservation of our rights in this regard. This clause shall not apply insofar as (but only to the extent that) we are unable to exclude or limit text or data mining or web scraping activity by contract under the laws which are applicable to us.

Breaches of these Terms of Use

We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of these Terms of Use through your use of Our Site. When a breach of these Terms of Use has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate, including, for example, withdrawing your right to use Our Site; taking legal action against you; or disclosing such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.


You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Oxford Biomedica, its officers, directors, employees, agents, suppliers and third party partners from and against all liabilities, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable legal fees, claims, demands and proceedings whatsoever, howsoever arising, resulting from or in connection with any violation by you of these Terms of Use.

Third parties and third party websites and links

We partner with other online services to provide the services on Our Site to you. We also may provide links or references on Our Site to the websites of other companies, whether affiliated with us or not. By clicking on these links and accessing these other websites, you will be leaving Our Site. Similarly, Our Site may be accessed through third party links over which we have no control. We make no warranties or representations of any kind as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of any information contained in such websites and shall have no liability for any damages or injuries of any kind arising from such content or information. Inclusion of any third party link does not imply an endorsement or recommendation by Oxford Biomedica. We cannot give any undertaking that products or services you purchase from third parties, or from companies to whose websites we have provided a link on Our Site, will be of satisfactory quality and/or fit for any specified purpose, and any such warranties are disclaimed by us absolutely. This disclaimer does not affect your statutory rights against the third party.

You may link to Our Site, 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.

Non-confidential information

Any communication or other material that you send to us through the internet, or post on Our Site by electronic mail or otherwise, is and will be deemed to be non-confidential and we shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information. We shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such communication for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing strategies and marketing materials and/or products.

Proprietary rights

Oxford Biomedica is the owner or licensee of all copyright and other intellectual property rights in Our Site, and in the material published on it. All such rights are reserved.

The contents of Our Site may not be copied other than for non-commercial, individual use with all copyright or other proprietary notices retained, and thereafter may not be recopied, reproduced, or otherwise redistributed without Oxford Biomedica’s prior written permission. You may not mirror on another web server all or part of any material published by Oxford Biomedica on Our Site, and you may not copy any of the graphics contained in any material published on Our Site.

Except as expressly provided above, you may not otherwise copy, display, download, distribute, modify, reproduce, republish or retransmit any information, text or documents contained in Our Site or any portion thereof in any electronic medium or in hard copy, or create any derivative work based on such images, text or documents, without our express written consent.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any licence or right under any patent or trademark of Oxford Biomedica, or any third party. Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to any copyright work of which Oxford Biomedica is the owner or licensee.

Should you have a query about any copyright work on Our Site, please contact us at


All notices given by you to us, including any complaints that you might have about Our Site, must be given to the Oxford Biomedica plc, Windrush Court, Transport Way, Oxford, OX4 6LT, United Kingdom or by email at Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately 24 hours after an e-mail is sent, or three days after the date of posting of any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.


If we fail, at any time during the term of your use of Our Site, to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under these terms and conditions, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under these terms and conditions, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.

A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.

No waiver by us of any of these terms and conditions shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing in accordance with the methods specified above.


If any of these Terms of Use or any provisions of these Terms of Use are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions, which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Entire agreement

These Terms of Use and any document expressly referred to in them represent the entire agreement between us in relation to access to and your use of Our Site and supersede any prior agreement, understanding or arrangement between us, whether oral or in writing.

Law and jurisdiction

English law governs these Terms of Use and their interpretation, and the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute arising out of or in connection with these Terms of Use.


While Oxford Biomedica takes reasonable care to ensure the accuracy of the information on “Our Site,” which shall include, without limitation, information contained in press releases, annual or interim financial reports, transcripts, presentations, audio webcasts, video interviews and other financial information, it shall not be held responsible for any losses, damage or liabilities arising from the use of information on Our Site. Oxford Biomedica does not, does not intend to, and specifically disclaims any duty to, update or correct the information on Our Site and you should not deem such information as correct or current.

Any information on Our Site relating to medical conditions or their treatment is provided for general information only and such information does not constitute medical advice. You should rely only on the specific advice of a healthcare professional with respect to your health and treatment.

Nothing on Our Site constitutes or forms part of any offer for purchase, sale or subscription of or solicitation or invitation of any offer to buy, sell or to subscribe for any securities of Oxford Biomedica in any jurisdiction, nor shall it or any part of it form the basis of or be relied on in connection with any contract or commitment whatsoever.

Nothing in the Information constitutes financial, legal, tax or other advice and any person in any jurisdiction considering an investment in Oxford Biomedica should obtain independent financial advice from a person qualified to give such advice under the Financial Services & Markets Act 2000, or equivalent statutory provision in the relevant jurisdiction before making any financial or investment decision.

Neither Oxford Biomedica nor its respective officers, employees or agents are responsible for, and will not accept any liability in respect of, the accuracy or completeness of financial information or opinions or views or any errors, omissions or misstatements contained in Our Site. In addition, Oxford Biomedica and its respective officers, employees or agents are not responsible for updating any financial information contained in Our Site or for correcting any inaccuracies which may become apparent. In particular, actual results and developments may be materially different from any forecast, opinion or expectation expressed on Our Site and the past performance of securities must not be relied upon as a guide to their future performance.

The release, publication or distribution of documents on Our Site in jurisdictions other than the UK may be restricted by law and therefore persons in a jurisdiction other than the UK into which such documents are released, published, distributed or otherwise accessible should inform themselves about and observe any such restrictions. Any failure to comply with any formality or failure to observe any restriction may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction for which Oxford Biomedica accepts no responsibility.

LAST UPDATED: 23 March 2022