Stuff About Feet - Online Terms & Conditions of Use
Dr. Colin Dombroski, o/a Stuff About Feet (“SAF,” “we,” or “us”) provides orthotic and pedorthic-related educational services accessed through this site (the “Site”) and we may provide the ability to use certain functionalities of the Site or provide other services of various kinds (the “Services”). The Site and Services are made available to you only under the following terms and conditions (the “Terms”).
PLEASE READ THE TERMS CAREFULLY. BY USING THE SERVICES, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND REPRESENT THAT (A) YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS, (B) UNDERSTAND THEM, (C) AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND (D) YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD. NOTE THAT YOU MAY NOT USE THE SERVICES UNLESS YOUR ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY OF THE TERMS BELOW, WE ARE UNWILLING TO GRANT YOU ACCESS TO THE SITE OR THE SERVICES.
1. Modification to Terms
These Terms are current to November 8, 2020. We may change these Terms from time to time. Any such changes will become effective when posted on the Site. If you object to any such changes, your sole recourse will be to cease using the Site, and the Services. Continued use of the Site and the Services following posting of any such changes will indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and your agreement to be bound by the revised Terms, inclusive of such changes.
2. Access to Our Online Services
- Access to Features of Online Services.
For so long as you agree to these Terms and abide by them, you may use the Site and the Services.
- General Restrictions on Use.
The rights granted to you by these Terms will remain in force only for so long as these Terms remain in effect. You may use the Site solely for the purposes of participating in the Services, as identified below. You further agree not to combine or integrate the Service with hardware, software or other technology or materials not provided by us. You may not, directly or indirectly, modify or create any derivative product based on the Site or the Service. You may not, directly or indirectly, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or otherwise attempt to obtain or perceive the source code from which any component of the Site or the Services is compiled or interpreted, and nothing in these Terms should be interpreted as granting you any right to obtain or use source code. You agree not to use the Services or the Site to: (a) violate any local, state, provincial, national or international law; (b) stalk, harass or harm another individual; (c) collect or store personal data about other users; (d) impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or (e) interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Services. Without our written consent, you may not (i) use any high volume, automated, or electronic means to access the Services (including, without limitation, robots, spiders or scripts); or (ii) frame the Site, place pop-up windows over its pages, or otherwise affect the display of its pages. You promise that any information that you voluntarily provide to us will be true, accurate, complete and current.
- Use of Third-Party Offerings.
You may be able to access websites, content or services provided by third-parties through links that are made available on the Site. We refer to all such websites, content, services and products as “Third-Party Offerings.” For example, we may permit third parties to advertise their products and services on the Site, and those advertisements may contain links to the website(s) of the advertisers. Unless we otherwise inform you on the Site, your use of such Third-Party Offerings is not ordinarily required in order to access and/or use the Services. If you elect to use such Third-Party Offerings, you understand that your use of them will be subject to any terms and conditions required by the applicable third-party provider(s). You understand that we are not the provider of, and are not responsible for, any such Third-Party Offerings and that these Terms do not themselves grant you any rights to access, use or purchase any Third-Party Offerings.
As between you and us, we and/or our clients, as applicable, retain all right, title and interest in and to the Site, the Services, and all related intellectual property rights. Unless you first obtain the copyright owner’s prior written consent, you may not copy, distribute, publicly perform, publicly display, digitally perform (in the case of sound recordings), or create derivative works from any copyrighted work made available or accessible via the Site or the Services.
Your feedback is welcome and encouraged. You agree, however, that (a) by submitting unsolicited ideas to us, you automatically forfeit your right to any intellectual property rights in those ideas; and (b) unsolicited ideas submitted to us or any of our employees or representatives automatically become our property.
3. Disclaimers, Limitations and Exclusions of Liability
- Medical Disclaimer
The Site does not contain medical advice. The contents of the Site, including text, graphics, images and any other material are intended for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended to substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Although efforts are taken to keep any medical information on the Site updated, we cannot guarantee that the information on our website is correct or reflects the most up-to-date medical research.
Please consult your physician or pedorthist for medical advice. Always seek the advice of a physician, pedorthist or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions regarding a medical condition. Never disregard or delay seeking professional medical advice or treatment because of something you have read on this website or on the internet.
You expressly agrees by the use of and access to the Site that we make no warranty or representation, express or implied, of any kind with respect to the Site or the contents of same. We specifically and expressly disclaim any and all responsibility, obligation or guarantee as to the content or materials displayed on the Site, or any of the accuracy or completeness of the information as to the products or their efficacy, fitness and/or merchantability for any particular purpose.
- No Warranties
THE SERVICES, THE SITE AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES RELATED TO THE FOREGOING ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, WE AND OUR AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, NON-INTERFERENCE, SYSTEM INTEGRATION AND ACCURACY OF DATA. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. WE AND OUR AFFILIATES DO NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE OR VIRUS FREE. THE SUBMISSION OF ANY PERSONAL CONTENT AND THE DOWNLOAD OR UPLOAD OF ANY MATERIAL THROUGH OUR SERVICE AND/OR SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE DOWNLOAD OR UPLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL OR FROM RELIANCE UPON THE SERVICES, AND YOU ARE ADVISED TO MAINTAIN OFFLINE BACKUP COPIES OF ALL INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY YOU. WE ARE NOT THE PROVIDER OF, AND MAKE NO WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO, ANY THIRD-PARTY OFFERINGS. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION TRANSMITTED TO OR FROM THE SITE; AND YOU AGREE TO ASSUME THE SECURITY RISK FOR ANY INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE USING THE SERVICE.
NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY IS MADE THAT THE SERVICES PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE OR ACCURATE INFORMATION. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO FILTER, MODIFY OR REMOVE CONTENT, MEDIA, INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER MATERIAL FROM THE SERVICES AND FROM THE OUTPUT OF THE SERVICES. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT WE HAVE DEVELOPED OUR TECHNOLOGIES TO FIND INFORMATION THAT WE BELIEVE WILL BE MOST RELEVANT AND INTERESTING TO YOU. ACCORDINGLY, WE MAY IN OUR DISCRETION FILTER OUT LINKS TO CONTENT AGGREGATORS. SEARCH ENGINES OR OTHER ONLINE SERVICES WHOSE TECHNOLOGIES AND SERVICES, IN OUR OPINION, ARE INCONSISTENT WITH THESE OBJECTIVES.
- Limitation of Liability
USE OF THE SERVICES AND OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR OUR AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS, WHETHER OR NOT SUCH DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE AND EVEN IF WE WERE ADVISED THAT SUCH DAMAGES WERE LIKELY OR POSSIBLE. IN NO EVENT WILL OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS (CAD $100). YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS AN ESSENTIAL TERM BETWEEN YOU AND US RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF THE SITE, AND THE SERVICE, AND WE WOULD NOT PROVIDE THE SITE OR SERVICE TO YOU WITHOUT THIS LIMITATION.
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, HOLD HARMLESS AND, AT OUR OPTION, DEFEND OUR COMPANY (INCLUDING OUR AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS AND ANY THIRD-PARTY INFORMATION PROVIDERS) FROM AND AGAINST ALL DAMAGES, LIABILITIES, AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES, RESULTING FROM ANY VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS.
4. Term & Termination
These Terms will become effective and binding when you use the Site or Service, when you voluntarily provide any information about yourself to us, or when you indicate your agreement by following any instructions we place on the Site (such as buttons labeled “I Agree”). You do not need to inform us if you wish to stop using the Site or Service. We reserve the right to terminate these Terms and your access to the Site and the Service at any time without notice. Your rights under these Terms will automatically and immediately terminate if you fail to comply with your promises and obligations stated in these Terms. The provisions intended to survive the termination of these Terms will continue to survive termination.
6. Miscellaneous Matters
- Your Account
In order to certain features of the Site, or to access certain Services, including downloading resources from the Site, you must create an account (“Account”). You are responsible for protecting the confidentiality of your login information, and for restricting access to your computer, device or media system platform, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your Account. You are not permitted to share your Account or login information or to allow any unauthorized person to access to your Account. You agree to notify us immediately if you suspect or become aware of any unauthorized use of your login information or your Account, or any other security breach involving your Account or the Site or Services at email@example.com. We are not responsible for any unauthorized access of your Account(s) or login information even if you have advised us of such. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your Account, including but not limited to purchases, whether or not such activities have been authorized by you.
- Restrictions on Use of Materials
The design of this Site and all text, images, graphics, information, content, processes, layout and other material displayed on or that can be downloaded from this Site (“Site Materials”) are protected by copyright, trademark, and possibly patent and other laws and may not be used except as permitted in these Terms or with the prior written consent of SAF. You may not copy, reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, post, modify, create derivative works from, sell, license or otherwise exploit this Site or the Site Materials. The SAF trademarks, trade names, product names, trade dress, logos and other content may not be copied or used without the prior written consent of SAF. Your misuse of the trademarks displayed on this Site is strictly prohibited.
The content, materials and information on the Site is solely and expressly for the educational use of the user and is meant to provide the user with some information with respect to a general knowledge of diverse and varied health subjects. Obviously, as with all website information, that information is not meant to substitute for, deter or detract from the guidance, advice and competent professional care, diagnosis and treatment of one’s doctor or other professional health care provider. In all cases the user should seek the advice of a doctor or other health care provider before commencing treatment or use of a recommended course of treatment, and without question, immediately and without fail, if a condition persists or worsens. The information provided on the web site is not specific or personal for any particular user or particular user concern, and SAF cannot and is not responsible or liable in any way for any action taken by the user based on web site information. Information contained on a package or in package insert from the manufacturer of the product should be read, completely understood, reviewed and considered in the light of any professional health care provider’s guidance, and only as directed by the package, package insert or the user’s health care provider. It is essential that information contained on the Site not be used to diagnose, prevent, treat or cure any disease, malady or health issue. All relevant package manufacturer’s material must be read, and all medications used only as directed by package label and physician’s advice.
If you believe your copyright has been violated by works or Third-Party Offerings accessible on the Site or through the Service, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Modification to Services
We reserve the right to modify the Site and/or Services at any time without notice. If you object to any changes to the Site or Services, your sole recourse will be to cease using them. Continued use of the Site or Services following posting of any such changes will indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and satisfaction with the Services as so modified. We also reserve the right to discontinue the Site and/or Services at any time without notice. We will not be liable to you or any third-party should we exercise our right to modify or discontinue the Site or the Services.
- General Terms
You agree to comply with all laws, rules and regulations that apply to your use of the Site, and the Services. Any delay or failure by us to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, you agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the intentions reflected in the invalid provision, to the fullest extent permitted by law, and the other provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect. You agree that any claim or cause of action related to the Site, the Services and/or these Terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and us with regard to the matters described above.
- Governing Law
All SAF Sites and Services are controlled, operated and administered by SAF from its offices within Canada. SAF makes no representation or warranty that a SAF Site or any of the Services are appropriate or available for use at any locations outside Canada. If you access a SAF Site from outside Canada, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. You may not export any of the Content accessible through a SAF Site in violation of applicable export laws and regulations. These Terms and Conditions will be interpreted, construed and governed by the laws in force in the Province of Ontario, Canada, without reference to its conflict of laws principles. By accessing the Site or using the Services, you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario and to waive any objections based upon venue. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to these Terms and Conditions.
- More Information
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