The ultimate medical expert instruction portal
Established since 2004

General Terms & Conditions

These Terms and Conditions govern your use of the Medical Experts Online Limited website (the 'Site') and your relationship with Medical Experts Online Limited (the 'Company', 'we' or 'us'). Please read them carefully as they affect your rights and liabilities under the law. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, please do not register for or use the Site. If you have any questions on the Terms and Conditions, please contact update@medicalexpertsonline.co.uk.

1.
Use of the Site
The Site is provided to you for your use subject to these Terms and Conditions. By using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
2.
Amendments
We may update these Terms and Conditions from time to time for legal or regulatory reasons or to allow the proper operation of the Site. Any changes will be notified to you via the e-mail address provided by you on registration or via a suitable announcement on the Site. The changes will apply to the use of the Site after we have given notice. If you do not wish to accept the new Terms and Conditions you should not continue to use the Site. If you continue to use the Site after the date on which the change comes into effect, your use of the Site indicates your agreement to be bound by the new Terms and Conditions.
3.
Registration
3.1
You must ensure that the details provided by you on registration or at any time are correct and complete.
3.2
You must inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering by updating your personal details in order that we can communicate with you effectively.
3A.
Your Obligations
3A.1
In these Terms a "Solicitor" means a solicitor regulated by the Solicitors Regulations Authority or any other person who seeks to search for medical experts or instruct Experts through use of the Site.
3A.2
If you are a Solicitor, you agree to instruct the experts through the site. As this is a free service to the Solicitors the company relies on you communicating and sending notification of an instruction to the experts through the site. For the avoidance of doubt all experts should be contacted initially on each enquiry or instruction using the messaging facility on the site. You must also agree to accept the Experts' reports and invoices through the site.
4.
Password and security
4.1
When you register to use the Site you will be given a password. In order to prevent fraud, you must keep this password confidential and must not disclose it or share it with anyone. If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password you should notify us by contacting update@medicalexpertsonline.co.uk immediately.
4.2
If the Company has reason to believe that there is likely to be a breach of security or misuse of the Site, we may require you to change your password or we may suspend your account.
5.
Intellectual property
The content of the Site is protected by copyright, trade marks, database right and other intellectual property rights. You may retrieve and display the content of the Site on a computer screen, store such content in electronic form on disk (but not any server or other storage device connected to a network) or print one copy of such content for your own personal, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all and any copyright and proprietary notices. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, copy or distribute or use for commercial purposes any of the materials or content on the Site without written permission from the Company.
6.
Your use of the Site
6.1
You may not use the Site for any of the following purposes:
6.1.1
disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libellous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material or otherwise breaching any laws;
6.1.2
transmitting material that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence, or otherwise breaches any applicable laws, regulations or code of practice;
6.1.3
interfering with any other person's use or enjoyment of the Site; or
6.1.4
making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright without the permission of the owner.
6.2
You will be responsible for our losses and costs resulting from your breach of this clause 6.
7.
Availability of the Site
7.1
Although we aim to offer you the best service possible, we make no promise that the services at the Site will meet your requirements. We cannot guarantee that the services will be fault-free. If a fault occurs with the Site you should report it to update@medicalexpertsonline.co.uk and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.
7.2
Your access to the Site may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. We will attempt to restore the service as soon as we reasonably can.
8.
The Company's right to suspend or cancel your registration
8.1
We may suspend or cancel your registration immediately at our reasonable discretion or if you breach any of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions.
8.2
The suspension or cancellation of your registration and your right to use the Site shall not affect either party's statutory and/or contractual rights or liabilities.
9.
The Company's liability
9.1
The Site may, at times, provide content from other Internet sites or resources and while the Company tries to ensure that such material included on the Site is correct, reputable and of high quality, it does not make any warranties or guarantees in relation to that content. If the Company is informed of any inaccuracies in the material on the Site we will attempt to correct the inaccuracies as soon as we reasonably can.
9.2
If we are in breach of these Terms & Conditions, we will only be responsible for any losses that you suffer as a result to the extent that they are a foreseeable consequence to both of us at the time you use the Site. Our liability shall not in any event include business losses such as lost data, lost profits or business interruption.
9.3
This clause 9 shall not limit or affect our liability resulting from any products sold through the Site being found to be unsafe or if something we do negligently causes death or personal injury.
10.
Third Party Websites
As a convenience to customers, the Site may include links to other web sites or material, which are beyond our control. The Company is not responsible for content on any site outside the Site.
11.
Advertising and Sponsorship
Part of the Site may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Site complies with relevant laws and codes. We will not be responsible to you for any error or inaccuracy in advertising and sponsorship material.
12.
Applicable Law
These Terms and Conditions will be subject to the laws of England and Wales. We will try to solve any disagreements quickly and efficiently. If you are not happy with the way we deal with any disagreement and you want to take court proceedings, you must do so within the United Kingdom.
13.
International Use
We make no promise that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United Kingdom, and accessing the Site from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access this site from locations outside the United Kingdom, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
14.
Miscellaneous
14.1
You may not transfer any of your rights under these Terms and Conditions to any other person. We may transfer our rights under these Terms and Conditions to another business where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.
14.2
If you breach these Terms and Conditions and the Company chooses to ignore this, the Company will still be entitled to use its rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the Terms and Conditions.
14.3
The Company shall not be responsible for any breach of these Terms and Conditions caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
14.4
The Site is owned and operated by Medical Experts Online Limited whose registered office is at Bank House, 260/268 Chapel Street, Manchester M3 5JZ.
14.5
If you have any queries please contact update@medicalexpertsonline.co.uk.
Company Registration No. 3682288, VAT No. 912 9009 40

Last updated: 11/02/2009