AOFAS values your privacy. This Privacy Statement will make you aware of our privacy practices
so you can rest assured you have a complete understanding of how we respect your privacy and
the steps we will take to safeguard your privacy.
AOFAS does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties without your explicit consent (this
includes consent via email). Nor does AOFAS use any information about your use of the site to market to
AOFAS does not retain or use personal information about your use of our site. AOFAS may collect and
track various non-personal information based on your use of this site for our internal purposes in
furtherance of serving our users, such as your IP address, the URL address you came from, and the URL
address you go to next. This information is aggregated and is not used or disclosed by AOFAS in a
For AOFAS members who sign in to the members-only areas of the site, AOFAS will place a “cookie” on
your computer when you sign in which is removed when you sign out. We may use cookie information to
determine the popularity of certain content or services. Your browser software may be set to reject all
cookies. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject cookies in the "Help"
section of the toolbar. If you reject our cookie, certain of the functions and conveniences of our site may
not work properly but you do not have to accept our cookie in order to productively use our site. You are
responsible for the confidentiality of your password.
Our site may contain links to other Web sites. Once you leave www.aofas.org and its sub-domains, the
inventions to AOFAS by email to any AOFAS email address listed throughout the site. If you want to keep
business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not send them in an email to AOFAS.
We try to answer every email in a timely manner but are not always able to do so.
For members and others who register for courses and meetings or make purchases or dues payments
through our site, we retain registration and purchase information.
Your information is stored on professionally hosted and backed up servers in the United States. AOFAS
uses Secure Socket Layers to protect your information. Any credit card information you provide will be
encrypted through the latest techniques.
AOFAS reserves the right to amend this policy at any time. Your continued use of this site constitutes
your acceptance of any future amendments to this policy. Though we are committed to ensuring your
privacy, we may be required to disclose personal information when required by law and when necessary
to comply with a court order or other legal process.
Any questions about this Privacy Statement may be directed to the AOFAS Executive Office
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-235-4855 or +1-847-698-4654 (outside US).
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) makes available information for educational and informational purposes. While useful, the information on the website is no substitute for consultation and examination with a medical doctor, such as a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, the sponsor of this website. The website is not set up to respond to any individual inquiries or provide diagnoses. We encourage you to visit a member of the AOFAS to assist with any foot care problems or concerns you have.
All information on the AOFAS website is the copyrighted property of the AOFAS and/or Orthopaedic Foot
& Ankle Foundation. Accordingly, you may not reproduce, use, sell, or modify any of the information or content on this site for any purpose other than your personal and non-commercial use without the
express written consent of the AOFAS. Names, trademarks, service marks and logos of the AOFAS and
the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation appearing on this site may not be used in any advertising or
publicity, or otherwise to indicate AOFAS sponsorship of or affiliation with any product or service absent
the express written consent of the AOFAS.