Privacy policy


Abcam is committed to protecting your privacy. Any information we collect is stored on servers owned by Abcam which are held in physically secure locations and are protected by firewall and password based security measures.

The policy below sets out what information we collect, why we collect it and how we use that information.

Basic information gathered

When you browse an Abcam website, we establish a minimal “user profile” for you on the Abcam website which is tracked via a cookie (see ‘Cookies’ section below). This contains basic information such as how you first found us, IP address, and ISP host.

Statistical website usage information

Abcam uses data collected from our website logs and standard JavaScript tools to spot general patterns of use of our website – this information is handled in aggregate form.

We do this in order to understand what users are interested in on our website and to help us improve the design of our website or information offerings.

How Abcam uses cookies

Cookies are very small text files saved to your computer that are used to track user navigation around a website. Cookies enable us to identify you or the device you are on when you have logged in.

We use cookies that are necessary to enable you to see certain features on our site. We also use cookies to help us improve the performance of our site providing you with a better user experience.

This includes collecting standard information about visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the site and collect this information in a way which does not personally identify anyone.

We do not sell the information collected by cookies nor do we disclose information to third parties. When we want to collect personally identifiable information (for things like email sign ups), we will be explicit about this. Users have the ability to accept or disable cookies by modifying the settings in their browser. Disabling cookies, however may mean that some functionality may be affected. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

We may advertise on the Google content network using Google’s remarketing technology. Google place a unique ad-serving cookie on your computer and will use non-personal information about your browser and your activity at this site to serve ads on their content network. Google AdWords Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you. You can opt out here

Disclosure of personal information to third parties

Abcam respects your right not to be contacted unless you want to, and we do not sell, trade, give, or rent information that can identify you personally to any third party except as detailed below.

Abcam does use third parties in order to fulfil certain functions on its behalf. Examples of this are: in order to ship a package to you, we have to tell the shipping company your name and address and possibly phone/fax number we have commissioned market research and customer satisfaction surveys with sections of our customer base in these cases we only disclose the information necessary to perform that specific function.

Your consent

By using this Abcam website, you are consenting to us collecting and using the information as stated above. If we change our privacy policy, we will post the changes here so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

About Abcam

Abcam is a producer and marketer of high quality protein research tools. These tools enable life scientists to analyse components of living cells at the molecular level which is essential in a wide range of fields including drug discovery, diagnostics, and basic research.

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Abcam Products

As an innovator in reagents and tools, Abcam offers highly validated binders and assays to address important targets in critical biological pathways.

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Investor Information

Abcam is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker ABC, and our investors' centre includes a range of information on our company, including our news, financial reports and investor contacts

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Abcam News

We provide updates on our commercial and financial progress through regular press releases which can be accessed through the Company's media centre.

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