Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

By continuing to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which govern our relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

Scotland’s Centre of Expertise for Waters (“CREW”) is a Scottish Government funded consortium between the James Hutton Institute (“Hutton”), Scottish Higher Education Institutes and Research Institutes.  Hutton primarily manages CREW’s daily operations. “We” are CREW/ Hutton in the context of these Terms and Conditions. Registrants of the Register of Expertise are hereon referred to as “you”. 

The content of this website is for general information and to enhance the connection between opportunities in water-related research and capable expertise.

If you register, you agree to have your details displayed on the publicly accessible Register of Expertise until such time as you remove your profile (you can opt out of displaying your email and telephone number) or until CREW removes your details. CREW and Hutton reserve the right to remove content at any time, without prior notice.  You acknowledge that CREW/Hutton may contact you about projects that may be of interest to you.  For more information on how we may process your personal data please visit our privacy notice on [insert].

You are responsible for ensuring any links added to external sites on your profile are accurate, functional and relevant to the professional nature of the Register of Expertise.

Data you submit to the Register of Expertise is your own and must be true and up-to-date. No information on 3rd parties should be submitted.

By opting to join our mailing list, you agree to receive information from CREW on events, calls for projects and other business relating to CREW.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. The cookies count the number of visitors to the website and collect anonymous data about how visitors move around the site when they are using it. If you allow cookies to be used, anonymous information will be stored for use by third party web analytic services, including Google Analytics. 

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

If you have any queries or require further information, please email: enquiries@crew.ac.uk

Copyright Statement


The information and images contained within these web pages are copyright of the James Hutton Institute unless otherwise stated. All rights are reserved.

Information may be downloaded and stored in electronic or printed format for personal, educational and research purposes providing that the source of reference is clearly acknowledged. The documents or images may not be altered in any way and you may not remove any part of any copyright notice.

No information contained on the site may be used for commercial purposes without the prior written permission of the James Hutton Institute.


Every effort is made to ensure that the information provided on this site is accurate and up to date, but no legal responsibility is accepted for any errors, omissions or misleading statements. The James Hutton Institute provides links to other websites where appropriate to our business. The Institute does so in good faith, but does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy of these external pages' content, or liability for the consequences of using the information contained in the external pages. In addition, the inclusion of such a link should not be taken to mean endorsement by the Institute of the site to which it points.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the CREW takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.