Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how Exscientia plc (“Exscientia”, “we”, “us” or “our”) collects, uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website (the “Website”) or otherwise interact with us.

Exscientia is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified (“personal data”), it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Exscientia may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What personal data we collect

The personal data we collect depends on how you are using the Website. We may collect:
– your title, name, company, address and email address when you correspond with us;
– information included in communications you send us, including any information contained in your signature block.

What we do with personal data we collect

We may collect, hold, use and disclose your personal data to understand your needs and provide you with an appropriate response. In particular, we collect, hold, use and disclose your personal data for the following purposes:
– Internal record keeping;
– To contact and communicate with you and provide you with information, newsletters and updates to which you have agreed;
– We may use the information to improve our products and services;
– where legally required or necessary in the substantial public interest; and
– To provide services to our clients.


We are committed to ensuring that your personal data is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the personal data we collect online.

Our legal basis for holding and using your personal data

If you have opted in to receive communications from us, we will only hold and use your personal data in line with the consent that you have given us to do so. You may withdraw your consent at any time, by contacting us using the contact details set out at the end of this Privacy Policy.

There are circumstances where we do not require your consent
to hold or use your personal data. We process your personal
data where it is necessary for legitimate interests pursued by us
(where those legitimate interests are not disproportionate to
your data protection interests). These legitimate interests may
– Responding to enquiries;
– Furthering business relationships;
– Conducting research and development;
– Promoting our services; and
– Protect our legal rights and interests.

We may also process your personal data where: (a) it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or to take steps at your request before entering into such a contract; (b) where the processing is necessary for the substantial public interest (typically for the prevention or detection of crime or the establishment, defence or furthering of legal claims); or (d) we need to process your personal data to comply with a legal obligation to which we are subject.

How we use cookies

We collect information using “cookie” technology. Cookies are small packets of data that a website stores on your computer’s or mobile device’s hard drive (or other storage medium) so that your computer will “remember” information about your visit. We use both 1st and 3rd-party session cookies and persistent cookies. Below is a general primer on session and persistent cookies; information collected by cookies depends on its particular purpose. For more information, please see the information regarding analytics providers discussed further below.
– Session Cookies: We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our Website. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser.
– Persistent Cookies: A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive (or other storage medium) for an extended period of time or until you delete them. To the extent we provide a log-in portal or related feature on our Website, persistent cookies can be used to store your passwords so that you don’t have to enter it more than once. Persistent cookies also enable us to track analytics and target the interests of our Visitors to personalize the experience on our Website.

In some cases, we may associate information that you have provided to us (e.g., email address) with the cookies that we use. In addition to facilitating the purposes described above, this is useful in understanding your engagement with other content related to our Website (e.g., email open rates, URL click-throughs).

If you do not want us to place any cookies on your device (or any third-party cookies, if you’d like), you may be able to turn that feature off on your computer or mobile device. Please consult your browser’s documentation for information on how to do this. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from us, certain aspects of the Website may not function properly or as

Third-Party Analytics Providers

We use one or more third–party analytics services, such as Google Analytics, to evaluate your use of the Website by compiling reports on activity (based on their collection of IP addresses, Internet service provider, browser type, operating system and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, what sections of the Website you visit, number of links clicked, search terms, and other similar usage data) and analyzing performance metrics. These third parties use cookies and other similar technologies (e.g., pixel tags) to help collect, analyze, and provide us reports or other data.

For more information about how Google collects, uses, and shares your information collected through Google Analytics, including information collected through our Website, please visit the Google Privacy Policy – Partners website at or see Google’s own Privacy Policy at

As noted above, you may also set your browser to block all cookies, though this may disable other aspects of the Website.

Links to other websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites of interest.However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.

Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy policy applicable to the website in question.

Your rights and controlling your personal information

Where our processing of your personal data is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. If you do decide to withdraw your consent, we will stop processing your personal data for that purpose, unless there is another lawful basis we can rely on – in which case, we will let you know.

Depending on the circumstances, you may have the right to:
– access your personal data and to be provided with certain information in relation to it, such as the purpose for which it is processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom it is disclosed and the period for which it will be stored;
– require us to correct any inaccuracies in your personal data without undue delay;
– require us to erase your personal data;
– require us to restrict the processing of your personal data;
– receive the personal data which you have provided to us, in a machine-readable format, where we are processing it on the basis of your consent or because it is necessary for your contract with us and where the processing is automated; and
– object to a decision that we make which is based solely on automated processing of your personal data.

Please contact us using the details at the end of this notice if you wish to exercise any of these rights.

Retaining your personal data

We don’t keep personal data for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements.

Disclosure of personal data to third parties

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

We process your personal data for the purposes listed above. Such personal data is also disclosed to the following categories of recipients in relation thereto: Cloud storage and web hosting providers, distributors, technical assistance and security vendors, database management/back-up services, analytics services, email clients, digital marketing services (e.g., marketing automation), customer relationship management/CRM platforms, and customer service vendors.

We will share your personal data with other entities in our group as part of our regular reporting activities on company performance, in the context of a business reorganisation or group restructuring exercise, for system maintenance support and hosting of data.

International transfers of personal data

Your personal data may be transferred to other countries for
any of the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. We will ensure that any transfer of personal data from countries in the
United Kingdom (UK) or the European Economic Area (EEA) to
countries outside the UK or the EEA will be protected by
appropriate safeguards.

Where we transfer personal information from a non-EEA country to another country, you acknowledge that third parties in other jurisdictions may not be subject to similar data protection laws to the ones in our jurisdiction. There are risks if any such third party engages in any act or practice that would contravene the data privacy laws in our jurisdiction and this might mean that you will not be able to seek redress under our jurisdiction’s privacy laws.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at or alternatively at: Exscientia plc, The Schrödinger Building Oxford Science Park, Oxford OX4 4GE.

If you have any concerns about our use of your personal data, you also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office, which regulates and supervises the use of personal data in the UK, via their helpline on 0303 123 1113.