Website terms of use

Website terms of use

The use and access of pages of the Institute of Podiatrists website is subject to the terms and conditions set out below. By using or accessing this website, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.


Content on this website is copyright © of the Institute of Podiatrists unless otherwise stated. Where copyright applies, visitors can download material for private research, study or in-house use only. Visitors must not copy, distribute, or publish any material from this website. Any other use of copyright material requires the formal written permission of The Institute of Podiatrists.

Links to other Websites

The provision on the Institute of Podiatrists website of a link to another Website does not constitute any authorisation to access material held at that location. Links to sites are provided for informational purposes only and no responsibility is accepted for the quality of resources to be found on such websites. The contents and material made available on linked sites are completely out of our control and as such no liability is accepted for any damages resulting from accessing or failing to access these sites. No endorsement is expressed or implied by the presence of a link on The Institute of Podiatrists website. The contents of a linked-to website may change without our knowledge and as a result, links may break or may terminate on pages which were not the original targets of a link. No responsibility or liability for the privacy of personal information is accepted for linked to websites, as these are beyond our control.
The resources contained on The Institute of Podiatrists website, including all files that are authorised for public and password-protected download or access, are provided on an “as is” basis and without any warranties. Although files are virus checked this cannot guarantee that files are free from computer viruses and no warranty is given that files downloaded or accessed from The Institute of Podiatrists website are free of computer viruses. No warranties are made as to fitness for purpose, quality or completeness of information. The Institute of Podiatrists excludes any liability for any errors in or omissions in information provided on or linked to from this website.


Reliability of information

The Institute of Podiatrists uses its best efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of information on The Institute of Podiatrists website in accordance with the policies defined for The Institute of Podiatrists. However, no guarantees are made that the information contained on The Institute of Podiatrists or associated, or linked to websites is accurate, complete and current at any given time. Information presented on The Institute of Podiatrists or associated sites may be changed at any time. The resources made available on The Institute of Podiatrists are intended to assist users in their use of The Institute of Podiatrists services and are for information only. The Institute of Podiatrists website is not intended in any way to replace the advice of your doctor and/or other registered healthcare professional. Nothing on this website is intended to constitute advice to you. Specific advice should be sought in specific situations from a properly qualified health worker. Content on The Institute of Podiatrists website is governed by a number of policies and guidelines. Users of The Institute of Podiatrists website agree to inform The Institute of Podiatrists service providers (by email: if they should come across any material contained which they consider to be potentially in breach of any of The Institute of Podiatrists policies or of any relevant legislation in order for the appropriate remedial action to be taken.

Availability of The Institute of Podiatrists website

Although The Institute of Podiatrists website has been tested and should work correctly under normal circumstances, there are many factors both within and outside of the control of The Institute of  Podiatrists which may prevent the website from being available to users of the world-wide-web. No responsibility is accepted by The Institute of Podiatrists for any losses that may arise from an inability to access resources on this site. Where a user finds a specific error in the coding of a web page, or where he/she considers a page to be in breach of accessibility or other policies of The Institute of Podiatrists website, it is a condition of use of this site that The Institute of Podiatrists team be notified in order that appropriate action may be taken.


Your personal information will be held and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act (1998). The Institute of Podiatrists will not disclose such information to any unauthorised person or body. The Institute of Podiatrists may use this data in connection with the prevention or detection of fraud or other crime(s).

Wherever you are asked to submit personal data, such as an e-mail or postal address or a telephone number, you are thereby giving your consent for that data to be held and processed by The Institute of Podiatrists