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As a new initiative introduced in 2019, authors that publish their papers in Revista Española de Podología will retain the Copyright of their works. The authors confer to the Council of Professional Colleges of Podiatry of Spain the non-exclusive right of publish their work in Revista Española de Podología under the terms of the licence explanained before.