Terms & Conditions of Website Use & Privacy Policy

This page was last updated on 28th May 2018.

‘AFAP’ means the Association of Foot & Ankle Physiotherapists & AHP’s. AFAP is a charity registered under number 1155774 registered in England & Wales. The names and logos of AFAP and all related product and service names, designs and slogans are the trade names, service marks or trade marks of AFAP and may not be used without our prior consent.

The AFAP.org.uk website is owned, operated and updated by AFAP.

Terms and conditions

AFAP.org.uk is maintained for your personal use. This site can only be used for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by any third party. By using this site you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

The material featured on afap.org.uk is subject to copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. Afap.org.uk is to be used for information purposes only and is not for reproduction on any other website or for commercial gain. Afap.org.uk cannot be copied, modified, distributed or republished any form or by any means to any third party without our written permission.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


AFAP.org.uk is to be used for information purposes only and cannot be copied, modified, distributed or republished any form or by any means to any third party without our written permission.

We aim to update afap.org.uk regularly, and may change the content at any time. While we make every effort to keep afap.org.uk up to date we don’t provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to the accuracy of the information on the site.

We do not accept liability for loss, damage, death or personal injury incurred by users of the website, whether direct, indirect or consequential, whether caused by tort, breach of contract or otherwise, in connection with our site, its use, the inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it. We do not limit in any way our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence.

AFAP.org.uk does not offer medical advice and nothing contained in the website is intended to constitute professional advice for medical diagnosis or treatment to endorse or guarantee the credentials or appropriateness of any health care provider. For medical advice, you are strongly advised to consult with an appropriate professional for specific advice tailored to your own particular situation.

Whilst every precaution has been taken in compiling afap.org.uk, none of its contributors can be held responsible for any action (or the lack thereof) taken by any person or organisation wherever they are based, as a result, direct or otherwise, of our provision of information contained in or accessed through this website.


The AFAP.org.uk website does not collect any personal data from your visit to our website. Nor do we share any information about your visits to any 3rd parties.

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy policy update 25/05/18: This policy explains what membership data we hold presently and what we do with the data. We store your data within our email system only. There are no copies kept on hard drives or in online storage servers. Any data breaches will be reported to the authorities within 72 hours.

Your consent to be contacted by email is implied when you join AFAP & provide us with your details. The only marketing emails we send are in relation to educational events or in relation to supporting research within foot & ankle related topics, both of which form part or our charitable aims. Instruction on how to unsubscribe and opting out of emails is contained within the signature of every email we send. We completely remove and delete your contact address book profile when you unsubscribe.

We do not share your details with any other parties. This includes sponsors of our events or any of our partners.

If you would like to see what data we hold about you, or if you have any concerns, please drop us an email and we will get back to you within 30 days.

Requests to remove content

In some cases you may request for content to be removed from afap.org.uk. For example, if it breaches copyright laws or contains sensitive personal information. Email the content in question, the web address and your reasons why it should be removed to admin@afap.org.uk. Removal is at the discretion of afap.org.uk.

Third party websites and weblinks

Links to other sites and resources are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and therefore accept no responsibility for them or for any loss, damage, death or harm that may arise from your use of them.

It is permissible to link to afap.org.uk without permission, but you do not have permission to suggest or imply that your website is associated with or endorsed by afap.org.uk.

Virus protection

We can’t accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system that may occur whilst using material derived from this website.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them.


We accept no liability for any failure to comply with these terms and conditions where such failure is due to circumstance beyond our reasonable control.

Revisions to these terms

We may at any time revise these terms and conditions without notice. Please check these terms and conditions regularly as continued use of the afap.org.uk website after a change has been made is your acceptance of the change.