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The statements on this site have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate or prevent any disease. Always talk to your Doctor about any health concern.
Foot-pain-explained.com does not provide specific medical advice and does not endorse any medical or professional service obtained through information provided on this site or any links to this site. Use of this web site does not replace medical consultation with a qualified health or medical professional to meet the health and medical needs of you or others. While the content of the web site is frequently updated, medical information changes rapidly and therefore, some information may be out of date, and/or contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. This site is subject to errors or omissions.
We recognize that your privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use foot-pain-explained.com, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us.
Foot-pain-explained.com strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers, consumers and online visitors privacy on our website.
Foot-pain-explained.com collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to our website only on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, email address, company name, credit card information and telephone number. This information is collected primarily through the "Ask the doctor" section of the website as well as personal information obtained through purchases of products on this site
Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in our files. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties. Your privacy is important to us. The only exception to this statement is information received though our "Ask the doctor" section. By submitting questions to the doctor thru that portal, you hereby give the doctor permission to post the question and his answer on the foot-pain-explained.com website for the sole purpose of providing medical information to subsequent viewers. We will make every effort to not include personal identification information such as your email address or your street address, or even your last name.
The "ask the doctor" portal is an avenue by which visitors may ask questions regarding problems with the foot, ankle and lower leg. Because of the large amount of questions received on a weekly basis, the doctor cannot possibly answer all the questions. Other reasons that a question may not be answered include, but are not limited to, the following: Questions which are very similar to questions that have already been answered, questions that are vague in nature, questions (and their answers) which would have little value to subsequent visitors and questions which ask him to make a diagnosis. It is virtually impossible to make an accurate diagnosis without physically examining a patient. Advice that is given through this portal is derived through the information provided by the person writing which is always subject to misinformation and misleading descriptions and for that purpose the information provided by the doctor cannot be considered accurate. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis is to visit a health care practitioner. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay treatment because of something you read on this site or any other medical related site. Also, be reminded, that answers provided by the doctor may not occur until seven to ten days after the questions are submitted, so do not wait for an answer before seeking medical treatment.
Keep in mind that both the questions asked and the answers given will appear on this site. The purpose of this is to allow future visitors the possibility of finding recommendations in solving their problems.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 13 years of age.
In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our userbase as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
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