Terms and Conditions

The content of this app is for information only. It is not a substitute for the professional care of your medical team.

We welcome all feedback and comments about the app. Please contact us by emailing becca@breastcancercare.org.uk and we will aim to respond within two working days.

About Us

The Breast Cancer Care mobile application BECCA (collectively, "BCC", "BECCA", or "the App") is a charitable information and education mobile application, operated and owned by Breast Cancer Care (collectively, "us", "we" or "the Company"). These terms and conditions apply to any and all use of the app available at  BECCA, and its content and all intellectual properties therein. The terms include any and all articles, images, text, videos and other content materials produced by or for Breast Cancer Care or BECCA, and made available for access/download from the App.

By accessing or using our app at  BECCA or as a downloadable application on iOS or Android devices (the "App"), you (the "User") signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or delete portions of these Terms of Use at any time without further notice. If we do this, we will post the changes to these Terms of Use on this page and will indicate at the top of this page the date these terms were last revised. Your continued use of the App after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms of Use. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future Terms of Use, do not use or access (or continue to use or access) the App. It is your responsibility to check the App to determine if there have been changes to these Terms of Use and to review such changes.

Medical Disclaimer

The content of this App is for information only. You understand and agree that the information and materials on the App, whether originating from the Company, or from Third-Party Content, are provided "as is" for general information only and without warranties of any kind. Regardless of its source, the information and materials on the App should not be considered medical advice. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical care and you should check with your doctor if you have any concerns about your condition or treatment. Although all information is checked by a review panel prior to inclusion in the App, BCC does not recommend, endorse or make any warranties or representations of any kind with regard to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or efficacy of any of the procedures, programs, materials, products, postings or other information provided on the App.

The content of all Ask Our Nurses correspondence is for information only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical care and we would always advise you to check with your doctor if you have any concerns about your condition or treatment.

Communications and the information contained is for the use of the intended recipient(s) or organisation named in the correspondence only. It may contain information that is confidential or legally privileged and protected by law. Unauthorised disclosure, distribution, copying or any action taken or omitted as a result of this correspondence is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If received in error, please inform the sender and then delete it.

Breast Cancer Care gives no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of this correspondence after it has been sent. Any opinion expressed in this correspondence may be personal and may not reflect the opinion of Breast Cancer Care. Whilst every effort is made to scan for computer viruses we cannot guarantee that this correspondence or any attachments are safe to open and we suggest you scan all correspondence for computer viruses yourself (with up to date virus definitions) and contact the sender if you have any concerns (especially when receiving unexpected attachments).


This App is intended solely for Users who are sixteen (16) years of age or older. By using the App, you represent and warrant that you are 16 or older and that you agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. The Company may delete your profile and/or prohibit you from using or accessing the App (or any portion, aspect or feature of the App) for any reason, at any time in its sole discretion, with or without notice, including without limitation if we believe that you are ineligible to use the App.

Registration Data; Account Security

In consideration of your use of the App, you agree to (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the App ("Registration Data"); (b) maintain the security of your password and identification; (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to the Company, to keep it accurate, current and complete; and (d) be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take place using your account.

Copyright © Breast Cancer Care

All brands and logos in the app, including the name BECCA, and all associated logos, phrases and images/symbols are protected by copyright to Breast Cancer Care. All material in the App is protected by copyright. Although Users are encouraged to view, print and download the contents for personal use, the material on this App or any part of it is not to be incorporated or distributed in any work or in any publication in any form, nor used for any commercial purposes. You are granted a limited license to access and use the App and to download or print a copy of any portion of the App Content solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you keep all copyright or other proprietary notices intact. Except for your own User Content, you may not republish App Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet site or incorporate the information in any other database or compilation, whether published or unpublished. Any other use of the App Content is strictly prohibited.

Charitable status

Breast Cancer Care is a registered charity in England and Wales 1017658, registered charity in Scotland SC038104 and a registered company in England 2447182. Registered office: Breast Cancer Care, Kennington Business Park, Chester House, 1-3 Brixton Road, London, SW9 6DE.

From 1 April 2019 Breast Cancer Care will merge with Breast Cancer Now to form Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now a company limited by guarantee in England 9347608 and a charity registered in England and Wales 1160558,  Scotland SC045584 and Isle of Man 1200, with registered office: Fifth Floor, Ibex House, 42-47 Minories, London EC3N 1DY.

Links to Other Websites and Content

The App contains links to other websites ("Third Party Sites") as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, and other content belonging to or originating from third parties (the "Third Party Content"). While all relevant Third Party sites are checked by a panel prior to inclusion in the app, we are not responsible for any Third Party Sites accessed through the Site or any Third Party Content posted on the Site, including without limitation the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability or policies of or contained in the Third Party Sites or the Third Party Content. Inclusion of or linking to any Third Party Site or any Third Party Content does not imply endorsement thereof by us. If you decide to leave the Site and access the Third Party Sites, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Site.


By registering to use The App you agree to be contacted via email to the supplied email address. We give the option to unsubscribe to all BECCA related emails beyond our welcome email. We will never pass your email address on to a third party.

At Breast Cancer Care we take your right to privacy very seriously. For that reason we have set out a privacy policy so you can make sure you understand how and why we use the information you give us.