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The Barefoot Alliance provides the site and related services subject to your compliance with the Terms and Conditions set forth below. Please read the following information carefully. We will periodically make changes to the site and these Terms and Conditions of use. Your continued use of this site will mean you accept those changes and will be bound by them.

Disclaimer of General Liability

The contents of The Barefoot Alliance website, such as text (including articles, posts, answers to questions, and comments), graphics, images, information, links, and videos are for informational and entertainment purposes only. While The Barefoot Alliance organization and makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this Internet site, The Barefoot Alliance organization and does not endorse, approve, or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favoring by The Barefoot Alliance organization and

The Barefoot Alliance organization and (including its Advisory Board, employees and agents) assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of the information herein, or from use of the information obtained at linked Internet addresses, or in any respect for the content of such information, including (but not limited to) errors or omissions, the accuracy or reasonableness of factual or scientific assumptions, studies or conclusions, the defamatory nature of statements, ownership of copyright or other intellectual property rights, and the violation of property, privacy, or personal rights of others. The Barefoot Alliance organization and is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on such information. No guarantees or warranties, including (but not limited to) any express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use or purpose, are made by The Barefoot Alliance organization and with respect to such information.

In addition, the above-mentioned parties assume no damages of any kind including but not limited to punitive and compensatory damages, indirect, loss of use, loss of data, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties or other losses of any kind.

The Barefoot Alliance website, The Barefoot Alliance organization, its Advisory Board and all partners disclaim any liability whatsoever for any documentation, information, programs, software, links, products or other material which is or may become a part of the website. The Barefoot Alliance website and The Barefoot Alliance organization do not warrant or guarantee that the information will not be offensive to any user. Users of The Barefoot Alliance site are hereby put on notice that by accessing and using the website, user assumes the risk that the information and documentation contained in the website may be offensive and/or may not meet the needs and requirements of the user or may be inaccurate.

Disclaimer of Medical Liability

The Barefoot Alliance organization,, members of its Advisory Board, its partners, employees, agents or members do not provide medical advice, care, diagnosis or treatment. No medical relationship is established through the use of the The Barefoot Alliance website.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, go to your nearest hospital emergency room or call emergency services immediately. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your health care provider. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the The Barefoot Alliance website.

You should also ask your physician or other qualified healthcare provider to assist you in interpreting any information in this website or in the linked websites, or in applying the information on this website to your individual case. The information and materials presented on the The  Barefoot Alliance website are meant to supplement the information that you obtain from your physician. If there is a disagreement between the information presented on this website and what your physician has told you – it is more likely that your physician is correct. He or she has the benefit of knowing you, your medical history and your medical conditions.

Confidential and Proprietary Information

The Barefoot Alliance website, The Barefoot Alliance organization, its Advisory Board and all partners do not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through The Barefoot Alliance website. Please note that any information or material sent to or visible by The Barefoot Alliance organization through The Barefoot Alliance website, social media outlets, email, or any other means will be deemed NOT to be confidential. By making visible to The Barefoot Alliance organization any information or material, you grant The Barefoot Alliance organization in perpetuity an unrestricted, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information, and you also agree that The Barefoot Alliance website and The Barefoot Alliance organization are free to use in perpituity any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose. You also agree that any such materials are subject to the terms of the Creative Commons license listed below.


Your privacy is very important to us. Unless explicitly agreed upon otherwise, we will not distribute your name, personal information or contact information with third parties. Your private information (including name, mailing address, email address, phone number and other like information will only be used by Barefoot Alliance leadership to contact you or provide services that you have requested.

Intellectual Property and Servicemark Notice

All material on this website is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported license unless attributed otherwise. Details of granted permissions are available on the Creative Commons website linked here. The term "The Barefoot Alliance" and The Barefoot Alliance single-foot logo with or without overlayed words are service mark protected. Any written material on may be shared as allowed by the Creative Commons license but must be attributed to The Barefoot Alliance and the specific URL address from which it was shared.

All content on this website provided by third parties is subject to any applicable terms and conditions provided by that third party, and you agree to be bound by those terms and conditions.

Choice of Law and Venue

These Terms and Conditions are entered into in the State of Missouri and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Missouri, exclusive of its choice of law rules. Each party to these Terms and Conditions submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the County of Jackson in the State of Missouri, and waives any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. In any action to enforce these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys fees. In the event that any of the Terms and Conditions are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between The Barefoot Alliance website, The Barefoot Alliance organization, its Advisory Board and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof. In its sole discretion, The Barefoot Alliance website, The Barefoot Alliance organization and/or its Advisory Board may modify these Terms and Conditions by posting the revised version on this Site.


No Unlawful or Prohibited Purpose

As a condition of your use of this Site, you warrant to The Barefoot Alliance website and The Barefoot Alliance organization and its Advisory Board that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.