Terms of Use

Terms of Use and Conditions

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY. IN UTILIZING THIS REGISTRY, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE, OR HAVE THE EXPRESS LEGAL AUTHORITY TO ACT ON BEHALF OF A MINOR, AND YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS.  IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT, YOU MUST BE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO SUBMIT PERSONAL MEDICAL DATA AND INFORMATION.  IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THIS SITE OR UTILIZE ANY OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THIS SITE.

The COVID-19 Feet and Hands Skin Manifestations Registry (the “Registry”) is intended to collect information and photographs concerning skin manifestations on persons who have or may have COVID-19 in order to assist with knowledge, research, education about COVID-19 and related diseases.

By using this Website (www.CovidFootRegistry.com) and/or by uploading, delivering, transferring, inputting conveying and/or emailing photographs, data, digital media and/or information to the Registry and/or Website you warrant:

  1. You are 18 years old or older
  2. You are legally authorized to submit data, photographs, video and information to the Registry and you own the photographs and video submitted, conveyed, uploaded or emailed to the Registry and/or Website.
  3. You agree the Website and Registry is governed by this page’s Terms of Use and Conditions (“Terms”) and you agree to abide by the Terms herein. By using this Website and/or Registry you represent that you accept and agree that you have read all of the Terms, and you agree to accept these terms.  If you do not agree to be bound by the Terms, you may not submit data or photographs or other material to the Website and/or Registry.
  4. You understand and agree that this Website and Registry is not secure and it is not HIPAA compliant. If you use this website you agree to not send personal identifying information. If you are healthcare provider, you agree to not send patients personal identifying information. 
  5. By using this Website or Registry you agree and acknowledge that the Registry and Website is not responsible for the collection, maintenance, use, analysis, or disclosure of the data, materials, images, video and/or documents you submit.
  6. By participating in submitting or emailing or sending data, materials and/or images to this Registry / Website you are responsible for ensuring that you are authorized to submit the data, materials and/or images and for de-identifying any Protected Health Information that you submit in accordance with the applicable HIPAA regulations.

2. Intellectual Property Rights and Ownership

This Registry is owned by Friendly Foot Care, PC (“Owner”). Owner owns and retains ownership of all  data submitted to the Website and/or Registry, including: all personal, identifiable data, photographs, images, information, video, and metadata collected through the Registry, and all Intellectual Property Rights thereto. 

3. Use of the Website and/or Registry

a. Legal Capacity. You may use the Website and/or Registry, if you are at least eighteen (18) years old or older or possess legal parental or guardian consent; that you are fully able and competent to enter into the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms and are otherwise capable of forming legally binding agreements under applicable law; and that you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you are not competent to form legally binding agreements, do not use this Website or Registry.

You agree that all data, photographs, media, information, video and/or personal information provided to the Registry and/or Website by upload, inputting, email, transmission or any means of conveyance, or provided through additional communications, is collectively known as the “Material.” You agree that the Copyright and ownership of any and all Material that is transferred, conveyed, uploaded, provided, emailed or sent to the Website and/or Registry is transferred to the Owner. By providing Website and/or Registry Material by any means, you irrevocably agree to transfer to Owner all rights and ownership, including Copyright. You further agree that Material is allowed to be used in any manner by the Owner, administrators and their assigns, employees, designated entities and other associated entities (collectively known as “Owner and Assigns”) in perpetuity. These allowed uses include, but not limited to the right to publish, republish, transmit, sell, modify, distribute, display, analyze, use in research and scientific study or studies, use in education and in lectures, and otherwise use the Material in whole or in part, including modified or derivative works, in electronic, print, internet, video and any other forms, formats and media throughout the world in all languages and all media of expression now known or later developed and gives the Owner and Assigns the rights and authorization to license or permit others to use the Material in any manner the Owner and Assigns sees fit. No attribution is required by the Registry or Owner and Assigns. Owner and Assigns has the sole decision on how the Material will be used and for which purpose(s). Owner and Assigns have the rights to use Material irrevocably.

b. True, accurate and complete information. If you the Website and/or Registry, you agree to provide true, accurate, and complete registration information.

c. Lawful Use. By accepting these Terms, you agree to refrain from prohibited conduct, defined here as any conduct that is: i) abusive, harassing, or otherwise harmful to the Registry and/or Website or any other party or property; (ii) that violates or tries to violate another party’s right to privacy or; (iii) that seeks to disrupt the use or operation of this Registry.  You also agree that: i) you will not submit data that you now or believe to be is false, fraudulent, inaccurate or misleading; ii) that you will not knowingly submit data from a computer that you know or believe may contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, spiders, or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.  In addition, you will not use the Platform to make any defamatory, libelous or threatening statements or knowingly use it to generate any spam.

d. No Unauthorized Use. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to this Website and/or Registry or any services, other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to any server or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining, or any other means.

4. User Conduct and Responsibility

a. Security.  You agree not to (i) gain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to such portions of the Website and/or Registry or to information contained in such sections of the Website and/or Registry; (ii) obtain or attempt to obtain confidential, proprietary, and/or personal information stored on the Website and/or Registry; (iii) make any unauthorized use of the Website and/or Registry or information accessible on the Website. Owner reserves the right to deny or revoke access to the Registry and/or Website, in whole or in part, at its sole discretion for any reason.

e. Risk of Using the Website.   You acknowledge and agree that any uploads or transmission you make to, from, or through these means may be intercepted and used by an unauthorized third party and that all of the risk associated with these activities is solely yours.

f. Links to Other Websites.  The Website/Registry may contain links to related websites.   The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Registry or Website. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature.

6. Disclaimer of Medical Advice

All Website and Registry content is for informational only and is not intended to be a substitute for independent professional medical judgment, advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Any questions regarding your health should be directed to your physician or a qualified health provider, and you should neither disregard nor delay seeking medical advice relating to treatment or standard of care because of information featured on or transmitted through the Website or Registry. The website should not be sent any personal health information. If there is a risk to

7. Disclaimer of Warranties

THERE IS NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE WEBSITE WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR TRANSMITTED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS COMPLETE, ACCURATE OR CURRENT, THAT USER OR OTHER INFORMATION WILL BE COMPLETELY SECURE FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR DISCLOSURE, OR THAT ANY INFORMATION IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER ROGUE PROGRAMMING.

8. Limitation of Liability

NEITHER THE OWNER OR SHOULD ANY THIRD-PARTY ARISING FROM YOU INAPPROPRIATE USING THE WEBSITE  

10. Copyright

You agree that content contained on, and the intellectual property by which the Website is produced may not be modified, copied, distributed, framed, republished, sold, transmitted, downloaded, displayed, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent and approval of Owner. 

11. International Users

The Registry and Owner make no claims that information on the Website is appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Website may not be legal in certain countries or for certain persons. If you access the Website from outside of the United States, you do so voluntarily at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction regarding online conduct and acceptable content. User personal information (“Information”) that is submitted to this Website will be collected, processed, stored, disclosed, and disposed of in accordance with applicable U.S. law and our Privacy Policy.

13. General Practices Regarding Use and Storage.

You agree that neither the Registry and Owner have responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Website. You further acknowledge that the Owner has the right to change these terms of use and practices at any time.

14. Confidentiality and Use

You agree that the Terms governs the collection, use and sharing of personal and non-personal information from you when using the Website and Registry. Owner and Assigns may disclose, or be required to disclose, certain information if they have a good faith belief that such disclosure is required by applicable law.

15. Termination

You agree that access to the Website or Registry may be immediately terminated, with or without cause and without prior notice.   You agree that all terminations shall be made in the Owner’s sole discretion and that neither the Owner or Assigns shall be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your account or access to the Website or the Services.

16. No Cost to Participate

There is no cost to submit data or Material to Website/Registry.

18. Governing Law

Any disputes arising out of the use of the Website or Registry or these Terms will be governed by the law of the State of Indiana, regardless of conflict of law principles. Sole and exclusive jurisdiction and venue over any dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms shall lie in the appropriate federal or state court in Indiana.

19. Statute of Limitations

Any cause of action you may have with respect to use of the Website or Registry must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.

20. Communication

You allow the Website, Registry or its Owner or Owner and Assigns to contact you.

21. Terms Changing

These Terms may be changed at the sole discretion of the Owner at any time.