Terms & Conditions

Terms of Use

Welcome to the Northern Rivers Podiatry website (“Website”). We are a caring team of podiatrists, who work with foot, ankle and lower limb health. We provide foot health care treatment and advice in our Northern Rivers clinic, based in Lismore NSW. We look after families’ foot related issues.

On this Website, you will find a depth of resources on foot health care, as well as further information about us, our team, and how to connect with us.

By using this Website, you agree to the Terms of Use

These Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms of Use”) govern all use of this Website. By using the Website, you agree to these Terms of Use; if you do not agree, you should not use this Website.

Purpose of the Website

The purpose of this Website is to provide educational/general information about foot health. It is not tailored to any person’s individual circumstances and does not constitute advice. Specific reference should be made to the medical disclaimer below.

Medical disclaimer

The Content and this Website are for educational and informational purposes only and not intended as medical advice. The purpose of the Website is to provide information to interested readers, to support them to make informed choices in relation to their foot health and care. However, the information presented does not promise any outcome or effect whatsoever. It is general in nature and not tailored to your personal circumstances. It is not a replacement for medical care from a registered professional.

The information presented on this Website is a result of practice experience and research by our clinic’s lead Podiatrist, who has qualifications in health science and podiatry. Our Podiatrists are classified as primary health care providers, meaning you do not need a GP referral to see a Podiatrist for a consultation at our foot clinic in Lismore, Northern Rivers Podiatry. However our Podiatrists are not medical doctors. If you have any concerns about your overall medical health, medication, or if they have any persistent symptoms or conditions, you should consult with a registered medical doctor.

The owner of this Website is not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product which you obtain, or which you interpret through the Website. This Website and the information in it does not recommend or endorse for your use any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions or other information that may be provided.

What to do in the event of an emergency

IF YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CALL an emergency services number in your area (e.g. 000 or 911) OR YOUR PHYSICIAN. If you believe you have any other health problem, or if you have any questions regarding your health or a medical condition, you should promptly consult your physician or other healthcare provider. Never disregard medical or professional advice, or delay seeking it, because of something you read on this Website or a linked website. Never rely on information on this Website in place of seeking professional medical advice or care. You should also ask your physician or other healthcare provider to assist you in interpreting or applying to your individual circumstances any information on this Website or on any linked websites.

How you may use this Website

You may use this Website for general informational purposes only.

License

As long as you comply with these Terms of Use, the owner of the Website grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable and limited licence to enter and use the Website.

Variation of terms

The owner of the Website reserves the right at its sole discretion to vary these Terms of Use at any time. The current Terms of Use will be as published on the Website from time to time. It is your responsibility to check these Terms of Use periodically for changes. If you continue to use the Website after changes, this will mean that you agree to the changes.

Ownership and copyright

The Entire Website is owned, controlled or licensed by or to the owner of the Website and is protected by copyright laws and unfair trade laws.

“Entire Website” means the Website including, without limitation, all text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, logos, sounds, music, artwork and computer code (collectively referred to as, “Content”), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, ‘look and feel’ and arrangement of the Content, contained on the Website.

No other use without prior written permission

Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, no part of the Website and no Content may be Used without the owner’s express prior written consent. Queries should be directed to the owner using the Contact form on this Website.

“Used” means copied, altered in any manner, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed in any form, encoded, translated, transmitted or distributed in any way or by any means (including without limitation ‘mirroring’) to any other computer, server, website or other medium for publication or distribution or for any commercial or non-commercial enterprise or activity.

No other unauthorised use

Without limiting the foregoing, you may not:

a) use any automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access or copy any part of the Website or the Content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Website or the Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Website;

b) use the Website or the Content of the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of the owner of the Website or others; or

c) use or export or re-export any Content or any copy or adaptation of such Content in contravention of any applicable laws or regulations.

Privacy

The owner of this Website’s Privacy Policy applies to use of this Website, and its terms are incorporated and made a part of these Terms of Use by this reference.

To view the owner’s Privacy Policy, please click this link.

General disclaimer

The following applies (“General Disclaimer”):

a) The owner of the Website does not promise that the Website or any part of the Content, or any feature of the Website, will be error-free or uninterrupted, or that any defects will be corrected. The Website and the Content are delivered on an ‘as-is’ basis. All information provided on the Website is subject to change without notice. The owner of the Website cannot ensure that any data, information or documents that you download from the Website will be free of viruses.

b) To the fullest extent permitted by law, the owner of the Website disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including any warranties of accuracy, non-infringement, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The owner of the Website and authors of any of the Content disclaim any liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the Website.

c) You assume full responsibility for your use of the Website. To the fullest extent permitted by law, your sole remedy against the owner of the Websiteand any individual authors for dissatisfaction with the Website or the Content is to stop using the Website or the Content.

The above General Disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, in negligence or any other cause of action.

Limitation of Liability

Except as prohibited by law, in no event will the owner of the Website or the individual authors of any of the Content be liable to you for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits, now or in the future, even if the owner of the Websiteor the individual authors of any of the Content have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

No liability for any linked sites

Irrespective of anything contained on this Website, any third party websites that are linked to from this Website are made available as a general, possible source of further information, and links are given with no guarantee, warranty or recommendation as to their suitability for you, or the accuracy of any information or service provided via such site. Nor is any promise made as to the safety of use of any such site. Clicking on any link from this Website to another site, and/or referral to and/or use of any information or service contained on a site linked to from this Website is entirely at your own risk.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify the owner of the Website, its agents, and affiliates, including, but not limited to, the individual authors of any of the Content, against all demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including legal fees), made against the owner or the authors by any third party due to or arising at any time, now or later, out of or in connection with your use of the Website.

Violation of these Terms of Use

The owner of the Website may disclose any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Website, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) the owner’s or the authors’ rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the Website. The owner of the Website reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that the owner deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

The owner of the Website may also disclose your information when the owner determines that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection purposes.

You agree that the owner of the Website may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Website and/or block your future access to the Website if the owner determines to its satisfaction that you have violated these Terms of Use. You also agree that any contravention by you of these Terms of Use will constitute an unlawful practice, and will cause irreparable harm to the owner, for which monetary damages would be inadequate, and you consent to the owner obtaining any injunctive or equitable relief that the owner deems necessary or appropriate in such circumstances. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies that the owner may have at law or in equity.

Governing Law

You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the Website, or the access or use by any third party, will be governed by the laws of Australia and by the laws of the State of New South Wales, Australia without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions.
The preceding provision regarding venue does not apply if you are a user of the Website that is based in the European Union. If you are based in the European Union, you may make a claim in the courts of the country where you reside.

Other governing provisions

The following applies:

a) If any of the provisions of these Terms of Use are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be void or unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary and replaced with a valid provision that best embodies the intent of these Terms of Use, so that these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect.

b) These Terms of Use, in their current version and as revised from time to time, constitute the entire agreement between you and the owner of the Website with regard to your use of the Website and supersede any prior version of these Terms of Use, and any prior communications or agreements you may have with the owner of the Website.

c) Any failure by the owner of the Website to insist on or enforce strict performance of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver by the owner of any provision or any right it has to enforce these Terms of Use.