University Foot and Ankle Institute's Privacy Policy

HONcode Web Site Terms, Conditions of Use and Privacy

University Foot and Ankle Institute supports the HONcode initiative to improve the quality of medical and health information available on the world wide web. Learn more about the HONcode.

As a result, we pledge the following:


  1. Authoritative
    Any medical or health advice provided and hosted on this site will only be given by medically trained and qualified professionals unless a clear statement is made that a piece of advice offered is from a non-medically qualified individual or organisation.

  2. Complementary
    The information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.

  3. Privacy
    Confidentiality of data relating to individual patients and visitors to a medical/health Web site, including their identity, is respected by this Web site. The Web site owners undertake to honor or exceed the legal requirements of medical/health information privacy that apply in the country and state where the Web site and mirror sites are located.

    We use Google Analytics on our website to analyze the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is ever collected from Google Analytics. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google Analytics, please go to:

  4. Attribution
    Where appropriate, information contained on this site will be supported by clear references to source data and, where possible, have specific HTML links to that data. The date when a clinical page was last modified will be clearly displayed (e.g. at the bottom of the page).

    The source of the medically related content are written by the doctors and medical of University Foot and Ankle Institute. Authorship is attributed on the content page and all information is medically reviewed by the University Foot and Ankle Institute's Education Team.

  5. Justifiability
    Any claims relating to the benefits/performance of a specific treatment, commercial product or service will be supported by appropriate, balanced evidence in the manner outlined above.


    Please note that there are no guarantees that every medical treatment or surgery will satisfactorily cure or repair every condition, for every person, every single time.

    In regard to any before and after pictures displayed on our website, the following are true:


    a) The person in the before picture and the after picture is the same person.


    b) The pictures were not digitally modified nor in any way enhanced


    c) Each surgery has unique results for each patient and that no one can ever guarantee the same result for every person visiting our website.


    d) UFAI has explicit consent of the patients to take their pictures and publish them on your website. 

  6. Transparency
    The designers of this Web site will always seek to provide information in the clearest possible manner and provide contact addresses for visitors that seek further information or support. The Webmaster;s e-mail address is

  7. Financial disclosure
    No third party commercial or non-commercial organizations has ever provided any economic support or services for this website.

    If that ever changes, it will be clearly identified, including the identities of commercial and non-commercial organisations that have contributed funding, services or material for the site.

  8. Advertising policy
    University Foot and Ankle Institute does not accept any advertising from any company or individual and never has.

    If that ever changes, the source of funding will be clearly state and a brief description of our advertising policy adopted by the Web site owners will be displayed on the site. If advertising and/or other promotional material will ever be presented to website visitors, it will be in a manner and context that facilitates differentiation between it and the original material created by the institution operating the site.

Additional Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, applicable laws and regulations and their compliance. If you disagree with any of the stated terms and conditions, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this site are secured by relevant copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

  1. Permission is allowed to temporarily download one duplicate of the materials (data or programming) on University Foot and Ankle Institute's site for individual and non-business use only. This is the just a permit of license and not an exchange of title, and under this permit you may not:
    1. modify or copy the materials;
    2. use the materials for any commercial use , or for any public presentation (business or non-business);
    3. attempt to decompile or rebuild any product or material contained on University Foot and Ankle Institute's site;
    4. remove any copyright or other restrictive documentations from the materials; or
    5. transfer the materials to someone else or even "mirror" the materials on other server.
  2. This permit might consequently be terminated if you disregard any of these confinements and may be ended by University Foot and Ankle Institute whenever deemed. After permit termination or when your viewing permit is terminated, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your ownership whether in electronic or printed form.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on University Foot and Ankle Institute's site are given "as is". University Foot and Ankle Institute makes no guarantees, communicated or suggested, and thus renounces and nullifies every single other warranties, including without impediment, inferred guarantees or states of merchantability, fitness for a specific reason, or non-encroachment of licensed property or other infringement of rights. Further, University Foot and Ankle Institute does not warrant or make any representations concerning the precision, likely results, or unwavering quality of the utilization of the materials on its Internet site or generally identifying with such materials or on any destinations connected to this website


4. Constraints

In no occasion should University Foot and Ankle Institute or its suppliers subject for any harms (counting, without constraint, harms for loss of information or benefit, or because of business interference,) emerging out of the utilization or powerlessness to utilize the materials on University Foot and Ankle Institute's Internet webpage, regardless of the possibility that University Foot and Ankle Institute or a University Foot and Ankle Institute approved agent has been told orally or in written of the likelihood of such harm. Since a few purviews don't permit constraints on inferred guarantees, or impediments of obligation for weighty or coincidental harms, these confinements may not make a difference to you.

5. Amendments and Errata

The materials showing up on University Foot and Ankle Institute's site could incorporate typographical, or photographic mistakes. University Foot and Ankle Institute does not warrant that any of the materials on its site are exact, finished, or current. University Foot and Ankle Institute may roll out improvements to the materials contained on its site whenever without notification. University Foot and Ankle Institute does not, then again, make any dedication to update the materials.

6. Links

University Foot and Ankle Institute has not checked on the majority of the websites or links connected to its website and is not in charge of the substance of any such connected webpage. The incorporation of any connection does not infer support by University Foot and Ankle Institute of the site. Utilization of any such connected site is at the user's own risk.

7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

University Foot and Ankle Institute may update these terms of utilization for its website whenever without notification. By utilizing this site you are consenting to be bound by the then current form of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

8. Governing Law

Any case identifying with University Foot and Ankle Institute's site should be administered by the laws of the country of the United States of America and the General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.

Privacy Policy


Your privacy is critical to us. Likewise, we have built up this Policy with the end goal you should see how we gather, utilize, impart and reveal and make utilization of individual data. The following blueprints our privacy policy.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will gather and utilization of individual data singularly with the target of satisfying those reasons indicated by us and for other good purposes, unless we get the assent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will just hold individual data the length of essential for the satisfaction of those reasons.
  • We will gather individual data by legal and reasonable means and, where fitting, with the information or assent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal information ought to be important to the reasons for which it is to be utilized, and, to the degree essential for those reasons, ought to be exact, finished, and updated.
  • We will protect individual data by security shields against misfortune or burglary, and also unapproved access, divulgence, duplicating, use or alteration.
  • We will promptly provide customers with access to our policies and procedures for the administration of individual data.

We are focused on leading our business as per these standards with a specific end goal to guarantee that the privacy of individual data is secure and maintained.