Legal Notice

Privacy Policy


Diamond is committed to employing best practices in all its activities and you can be assured that protection of privacy and confidentiality is given the highest consideration. This privacy policy tells you what to expect when Diamond collects information about visitors to our website. This privacy policy also tells you how we will deal with any personal information that you provide us with via our website.
Visitors to our Website
When someone visits, we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of our website. We collect this information by using cookies in a way which does not identify anyone. Please see more information about our use of cookies under “Use of Cookies by Diamond”.
We also offer various services to the public via our website. These services could include workshops, announcements and newsletters. We have to hold the details of the people who have requested these services in order to provide them. However, we only use these details to provide the service the person has requested and for other closely related purposes which have been outlined when the request is made. For example, we might use information about people who have registered for a workshop to carry out a survey to find out if they are happy with the level of service they are receiving. When people do subscribe to our services, they can cancel their subscription at any time by emailing us at
If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and we will explain what we intend to do with it. Any personally identifiable information you give to us will be processed in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 2018. We will only use the personal information you provide to deliver the services you have requested and for other closely related purposes (as described above). We will not share your personal information with third parties without your consent except where we use third parties to carry out or develop certain services for us, in which case we will inform you of the third parties we use.  
Use of Cookies by Diamond
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). Cookies are also used to provide information to the owners of the website. The content of a cookie can only be read by the website which created the cookie. This means that the content of the cookies generated by * cannot be read by a website having a different domain name.
Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse and also allows us to improve our website.
We use the following cookies on our website: 
  • Strictly necessary cookies - these are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies – these are cookies that allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
First-party cookies are cookies that are placed on your computer by Diamond. In the table below, we've listed the first-party cookies that we use, their name, their purpose and where you can find more information about each cookie.
More Information
Diamond website cookie message
This cookie is used to record if a user has seen our cookies disclaimer. It is also used to hide the cookies disclaimer if ‘Continue’ is clicked.
Google Analytics
This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to the site from that web browser.
Google Analytics
This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with the site.
Google Analytics
This cookie is used to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user.
Google Analytics
This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach the site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link.
This cookie is used to manage sessions for our website.
This cookie is used to manage sessions for some applications
This cookie is used for Diamond’s authentication mechanism.
This cookie is used for Diamond’s authentication mechanism.
We use third-party websites such as YouTube and Flickr to provide some of the content on our website. Often this content will be embedded material hosted on other websites or the services will be provided by external websites. These third-parties have their own cookies which are controlled by them. Diamond has no control over third-party cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these cookies. 
Managing Cookies
Most web browsers allow some control of cookies through the browser settings, but each browser works in a different way. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit
Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including strictly necessary cookies), you may not be able to access all or parts of the Diamond website.
Links to other Websites
This website contains links to and from third-party websites. This privacy policy does not cover the links within this website linking to other websites and we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit before you submit personal data. Diamond is not responsible for any cookies that may be set by third-party websites that are linked to and from pages on
Complaints or Queries
Diamond tries to meet the highest standards when collecting and using data or personal information. For this reason, we take any complaints we receive about this very seriously. We also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.
Any queries, comments or suggestions relating to Diamond’s data collection or use of personal information should be sent to
Please note that this privacy policy was drafted with brevity and clarity in mind. It does not provide exhaustive detail of all aspects of Diamond’s collection and use of data or personal information and we will be happy to provide any additional information or explanation if needed.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review. This privacy policy was last updated on 20 February 2019. 

Event Registration

Unless otherwise stated, Diamond events are organised by Diamond Light Source Ltd, registered in England and Wales with its registered office at Diamond House, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0DE, United Kingdom.

The following contact details should be used for any booking enquiries.
Stefania Mazzorana Tel: +(0)44 1235 777599 

All payments made through this website will be to Diamond Light Source and will show on your credit card statement as Diamond Light Source.

Diamond endeavours to ensure that the information it provides through this website is accurate and accepts no liability for any errors and omissions. It is your responsibility to check your booking confirmation and ensure that it is accurate. Any errors must be reported within 7 working days. Although in most cases it will possible to rectify bookings, the organising committee reserves the right to refuse rectification(s), if deemed unreasonable by the local organising committee and /or outside the general terms laid out in this document. The event organisers reserve the right to alter venue and/or the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its control. This would form no grounds for refunds or exchanges.
Once your booking has been received via the online booking system, we will contact you to verify the details and confirm the booking. We cannot be held responsible for the non-arrival of confirmation emails. If you have not heard from us within 10 days prior to the event, please contact the event office on +(0)44 1235 778384.
All prices quoted on this website are shown in UK Sterling (British Pounds). VAT is included in all quoted prices at the prevailing rate. Payments: Full payment must be received 30 days before the event, otherwise your booking will be cancelled and you will be refused access to the conference.
As places will be limited, please make every effort to inform us about a possible cancellation at the earliest opportunity.
Places are transferrable without any charge, but notification must be received in writing no less than 10 days prior the event. Failure to do so would result in a cancellation. Cancellations more than 7 days prior to the event will incur an administration charge of 10%. Cancellations made within 7 days of the event will be charged the full fee.

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the Conference Office All refunds will be made by the method of original payment. When booking online, you have the right to cancel your booking within 7 working days of the date of payment, and receive a full refund. To do this, please contact the Conference Office at the address above.

Data Protection: 

The personal information provided by you will be held on a database by Diamond Light Source Ltd for the purpose of the conference. Any personal information you give to us will be processed in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 2018. Personal information provided by you will be used to deliver the services you have requested and, if you provide your consent, to inform you of Diamond news, events and related activities. We will not share your personal data with any other third parties with out your consent, except where we use third parties to carry out or develop certain services for us in which case we will inform you of the third parties we use.

If you do not wish for your personal details to be held with us to inform you of Diamond news, events and related activities please do not tick the box when you register and you will only receive information about the booking you have made with us.



This is the website of Diamond Light Source Ltd. The material contained on the web site is provided for general purposes only. We make no warranties or representations about the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any purpose of the content and the material contained on the website.
Although we endeavour to ensure that the content is accurate and up-to-date, users of the web site should seek appropriate advice before proceeding on the basis of any of the information.


To the maximum extent permitted by law, we accept no responsibility for any loss, which may arise from reliance on information contained in this web site or other web sites, which may be linked to our web site from time to time. You agree that we are excluded from all liability of any kind arising from such third party content or information.

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The contents of these pages are © Diamond Light Source Ltd.
You may print one copy of material on this website for personal non-commercial use only. You may not otherwise download or copy, reproduce, store in any medium (including any other website), distribute, transmit, re-transmit, modify or show in public any part of the Diamond Light Source Ltd web site without the prior written consent of Diamond Light Source Ltd. Any requests to reproduce materials should be addressed to Diamond Light Source Ltd., Diamond House, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0DE or e-mail


Diamond Light Source Limited (company no. 4375679). Registered in England and Wales with its registered office at Diamond House, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0DE, United Kingdom.