Terms of use

Who we are and how to contact us

Unless otherwise indicated, this website, crisnetwork.co (the “Website”), and its contents are the property of The University of Oxford, on behalf of its Department of Psychiatry at Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX ("the University"). The University’s full name is The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford.

You can contact us here https://crisnetwork.co/contact.

By using the Website, you accept these terms

By using the Website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use along with our Privacy Policy https://crisnetwork.co/privacy-policy and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use the Website.

We may make changes to these terms

The University may amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use this Website, please check these terms to ensure that you understand the terms that apply at that time. The University may also update, change or withdraw the Website at any time.

How you may use material on our Website

You will use this Website in a manner consistent with all applicable laws, legislation, rules and regulations.

The University is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website, and in the material published on it.  Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. The names and logos appearing on this Website are equally protected by national and international trademark laws. All such rights are reserved.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the Website must always be acknowledged.

Do not rely on information on this Website

The information placed on this Website by the University ("University Information") has been prepared solely for the purpose of providing selected information about the CRIS Network, and includes information on the organisations with which the CRIS Network is associated. 

Although it makes reasonable efforts to update the information on the Website, the University does not make any warranty that information contained on this Website, or on any site linked to this Website, is complete, accurate or up-to-date. The University is not responsible for the results of reliance on any such information.

The University does not make any warranty that use of the Website will be uninterrupted, virus-free or error-free; or that use of the Website will not affect other software or operating systems used to access the Website. Any warranties provided under the general law are expressly excluded to the fullest extent possible. In particular, the University does not warrant that use of the Website will not infringe the rights of any other person or organisation; nor that the Website is of reasonable quality or fit for any particular purpose, even if the University has received notice of an intention to use the Website for that purpose.

Unless they are contained in University Information, or unless expressly stated otherwise, opinions given on this Website are those of the individuals making them, and not those of the University: the University is not responsible for such opinions or any claims resulting from them.

To the extent permitted in law, the University accepts no liability for any loss or damage which may be suffered by other parties as a direct or indirect result of using this Website (including loss of profit, loss of opportunity, loss of business, and consequential loss).

Posting material on the Website

Persons submitting material other than University Information to this Website are solely responsible for the material and for any claims relating to its content, whether made against the University or otherwise. Whilst the University does not exercise editorial control over any content posted to the Website by users, the University reserves the right at its sole discretion to remove any content which it has been notified is objectionable, whether or not the objection is substantiated, and otherwise to review, edit or delete any comments posted by users which it deems defamatory, unlawful, threatening or otherwise objectionable. Notwithstanding the foregoing, and to the extent permitted in law, the University accepts no responsibility or liability for any material communicated by third parties via the Website.

Subject to the above, those gaining access to this Website are authorised to make use of the Website (and of any chatrooms and interactive facilities which are available through it) for any lawful purposes. The following is a non-exclusive list of uses which are expressly prohibited:

  1. Using the Website to commit or encourage unlawful acts, including unlawful copying of copyright material;
  2. Misrepresenting the user's identity or authority;
  3. Distributing any type of virus or other device intended to cause nuisance, loss or corruption of any information on the Website or accessed through it, or of any systems used to operate the Website or any systems accessed through it
  4. Tampering with communications which are not the user's, or making any alteration to any information on the Website;
  5. Accessing or attempting to access other parties' user accounts;
  6. Hacking or attempting to hack any part of the Website, or any system used to run it, or any system accessed through the Website;
  7. Disrupting the flow of communications in interactive areas;
  8. Storing personal data derived from the Website;
  9. Posting material which:
    1. Infringes intellectual property rights;
    2. Defames or threatens other people or organisations;
    3. Is offensive, obscene or hateful, or which other users of the Website are likely to consider offensive, obscene or hateful.

The University collects information on what pages are visited. This information is used to improve the content of the Website. 


These terms are governed by English law, and the Courts of England and Wales have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to them.

If any of these terms is found to be illegal or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the term(s) in question will be severed, but the remaining terms will continue in force.