From the theme options panel you can also change the layout of the footer. You can do so under the “Footer Settings” section.
The theme comes with 2 sections that are used as footer. The pre-footer is the light-gray shaded area above the dark footer area. It can be used to display additional informations through widgets, if you wish to disable such section you can do so by disabling the option "Enable Additional Footer" into the options panel.
The theme footer provides a special area where you can show statistics of your website, if you wish to disable that area you can do so by disabling the option "Enable Stats Column" into the theme options panel.
To add content to the footer you must use widgets. Navigate to "Appearance -> Widgets" and add widgets to the footer columns area.