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Terms of use

Terms of use

Copyright Statement

The information and images contained within these web pages are copyright of SEFARI 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 SEFARI.

If you have any queries or require further information, please email


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. SEFARI 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.


Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. They do not harm your computer, or identify you personally, just the computer being used.

We use Cookies to help us monitor the use of our website and provide you with a better user experience by remembering how you like things displayed, measuring how you use the website, ensuring the website works properly and improving navigation.

Privacy Notice

SEFARI is committed to protecting your personal data and adheres to the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) when processing your personal data.  This privacy notice outlines what personal data SEFARI collects from you through your interaction with this website and its sub-domains  and how we use your data.  Please read through the privacy notice to understand how SEFARI uses and protects the information obtained from those visiting and using its websites. If you have any concerns about SEFARI’s processing of your personal data or you have a general enquiry in relation to data protection please contact the Data Protection Officer at The James Hutton Institute on

Use of SEFARI Logo

To download high-resolution print and web versions of our logo, please refer to our logo usage guidelines here. For more information and complete identity guidelines, please contact


We want to ensure our website is accessible to all users and using a variety of platforms, for example a browser, a screen reader or a web-enabled mobile phone, by adhering to current best practice guidelines such as the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.

We are always continually evaluating ways to make our content even more accessible, if you have any queries or requests please email Content Management team.