Terms and Conditions

1. General Terms and Conditions

Thank you for visiting This agreement (“Agreement”) together with Medal´s Privacy Policy governs your use of the website and mobile applications operated by Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these terms and conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of the Website. Please read the Agreement carefully since any use of this site constitutes your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions set out herein. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not access this Website.


This Website is run by Limited, a UK company registered in London, England. Medal reserves the right, in its discretion, to change or modify all or any part of this Agreement at any time, and such modification shall be effective immediately upon posting the modified agreement on the site. Please review the Agreement periodically to be aware of modifications and your continued access or use of the Site shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified agreement. If at any time the terms and conditions of this Agreement are no longer acceptable to you, you should immediately cease all use of the Service.

2. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:

The terms “we”, “us”, “our”, “Medal” and “” means Ltd., a UK company with Company Number 6189785 and registered office at 95 Aldwych, London, England.

“You” or "User" / "Users“ means any third party that accesses the Website and is not employed by Medal and acting privately or in the course of their employment;

"Website" or “Site” means the website that you are currently using ( and any sub-domains of this site ( including its mobile applications.

"Content" means any information, text, graphic, image, calculator, video, media, software, data compilations and any other form of information that appears on or forms part of this Website;

"Service" or “Services” means collectively any online facilities, tools or information that Medal makes available through the Website or mobile applications either now or in the future;

"System“ means any Service or technology of the Website either now or in the future. This includes, but is not limited to algorithms, calculators, documentation, description, interpretation, web-based emails and links.

Headings and subheadings are for information and clarity only.

3. Your use of the Website

We provide users of the Medal Site with a very large number of medical algorithms and calculators, and additionally with several other useful Services, accessible on the web as well as from mobile applications.

While we hope you find the Services helpful, you should remember that it is not meant to serve as a substitute for the clinical judgment of a healthcare professional. We do not provide medical advice.

Medal includes clinical tools and databases intended for use by qualified professionals. These tools do not give professional advice; physicians and other healthcare professionals who use these tools or databases should exercise their own clinical judgment as to the information they provide.

Medal uses reasonable endeavors to check the accuracy of the professional information published on this Site. You should note however that Medal does not warrant that such information will be error free and the User acknowledges that the algorithms, information, products, and services published on this Website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Medal may make improvements and/or changes in this Website at any time.

The Services are intended for physicians, insurance companies, corporate users and other healthcare professionals. The Service provides general information only and does not constitute legal or medical advice. Any result given by our Content is for guidance only and does not substitute for actual medical advice.


If you are a healthcare professional, you should exercise your professional judgment in evaluating any information or result, and we encourage you to confirm the information made available or otherwise obtained through the Services with other sources before undertaking any treatment based on such information.

If you are a consumer, you should not rely on the information as professional medical advice, or use it to replace any relationship with your physician or other qualified healthcare professional. For medical concerns, consumers should always consult their physician or other qualified healthcare professional, or in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel.

Medal shall not be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever arising from your inability to access any of the pages on the Site or mobile application. Medal will not be liable in any way or under any circumstances for any loss or damage that you may incur as a result of such Content, nor for any errors or omissions in the Content. Use of and reliance upon any Content is entirely at your own risk.

4. Limitations on Use

You may print, store or download Content from the Site using the features provided on the Site, provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

You may not copy, display, distribute, modify, publish, reproduce, store, transmit, post, translate or create other derivative works from, or sell, rent or license all or any part of the Content, products or services obtained from the Site in any medium to anyone, except as otherwise expressly permitted under these Terms and Conditions, relevant license or subscription agreement or authorization by us.

You may not reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile or translate any software in the Service and the Content, or otherwise attempt to derive the source code of such software. You may not engage in systematic retrieval of Content from the Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without our prior written permission.

Unless expressly authorized by us, you may not use any robots, spiders, crawlers or other automated downloading programs, algorithms or devices, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to: (i) continuously and automatically search, scrape, extract, deep link or index any Content; (ii) harvest personal information from the Site; or (iii) cause disruption to the working of the Site or any other person’s use of the Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any of the products or services provided on, accessed from or distributed through the Site. You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site or breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site.

You are prohibited from doing any act that Medal in its absolute discretion may deem to be inappropriate and/or would be deemed to be an unlawful act or is prohibited by any laws applicable to this website or brings into disrepute the good name of Medal.

5. Rules of Conduct

The following is an incomplete list of illegal and prohibited uses of the Service. Medal may investigate any illegal and/or unauthorized use of the Service and appropriate legal action may be taken, including without limitation, termination of your right to access the Service, and civil, criminal, and injunctive redress. While utilizing the Service, you may not:

distribute any advertising or solicitation of funds or goods and services, or to solicit users to join competitive online services;
use any robot, spider, Site or mobile application search and/or retrieval application, or other device to retrieve or index any portion of the Service;
reformat or frame any portion of any web page that is part of the Service;
transmit any viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other items of a contaminating or destructive nature through the Service;

You will not systematically copy Content from the Website, nor will you use the Site with a view to creating or compiling any form of comprehensive collection, compilation, directory or database unless given express written permission to do so by Medal; systematic copying is assumed should you as an individual subscriber access more than 100 algorithms in a one month period; as a corporate user you have no limitation on accessing algorithms.

Except as expressly permitted in this Agreement, you may not modify, publish, transmit, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, sell, transfer or in any way exploit any of the Content or Material, in whole or in part. You also agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with any security related features of the Service or the Content, including features that prevent or restrict use or copying or that enforce limitations on use.

6. Registration

By registering for the Service, you represent and warrant that you are 16 years of age or older. By using the Service, you represent and warrant that all registration information you submit is complete and truthful and you agree to the accuracy of such information. The registration profile for the Service must describe you, an individual person. Examples of inappropriate profiles include, but are not limited to, profiles that purport to represent an animal, place, inanimate object, fictional character, or a real individual who is not you. Creating an account under automated means or under false or fraudulent pretenses constitutes unauthorized use of the Service and such accounts will be terminated by Medal. If you wish to view or change your profile, you can do so via the “Settings" option on the site.

You agree to keep the password for your access to Medal confidential and agree not to permit anyone else to have access to it. Furthermore you agree to be fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password. You agree to immediately notify Medal of any unauthorized use of your password.

7. Subscription

By subscribing to the Service, you agree with and are bound by the subscription Policy. To view the Subscription Policy, please click on the link provided.

Should you wish to subscribe to get full access to all our algorithms and calculators, you agree to pay the subscription fee at the rates in effect when the charges were incurred.

If you do not renew and your subscription expires, your access to the Service and all of its services will terminate without additional notice. We reserve the right to change our subscription fees at any time without notice.

If you are authorized to access Medal through arrangements between your employer and us, some or all of these and terms may not apply to you. Please contact your employer for details.

If you have purchased a subscription, the log in credentials are personal to the individual named on the account and cannot be shared with or used by any other individual, or entity. The sharing of passwords, login information, or user identification is forbidden. We reserve the right to monitor Customer's use of the Service to ensure compliance with this Agreement and prevent fraudulent use.

8. User content submitted to Us

We cannot and do not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit in connection with the Services, or your or third parties' use or misuse of information transmitted or received using the Services. For information that you submit to areas of the Services that are not publicly available, please see our Privacy Policy for an explanation of how we use that information and your rights to change or delete it.

You acknowledge that Medal reserves the right to monitor any and all communications made to us or using our System and we may store all data entered according to our Privacy Policy.

9. Termination and/or Suspension

This Agreement may be terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason.

Medal reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend or terminate your access to all or any part of the Service at any time for any reason without prior notice. Conversely, you may terminate your subscription of the Service at any time, for any reason. Once your subscription terminates, you will have no right to use the Site.

Any Users banned in this way must not attempt to use the Website under any other name or by using the access credentials of another User, with or without the permission of that User. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to the Services or any portion thereof.

10. Intellectual Property

You acknowledge and agree that the entire Service, information, content and software presented to you through the Website or used in connection with the Site contains proprietary and confidential information that is protected under UK, U.S. and international intellectual property laws or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by us or our licensors, you agree not to sell, rewrite, modify, reproduce, redistribute, create derivative works, or rent any information presented to you through the Services, in whole or in part. Further, you are prohibited from using, downloading, republishing, selling, duplicating, or "scraping" for commercial or any other purpose any database, in whole or in part, in any medium whatsoever, underlying any of the Services.

You may view information provided through the Services online, download individual calculators to your computer or mobile device for later reading or print a copy of an algorithm, unless otherwise indicated on the Website, and provided an appropriate reference is given for all Content so applied using a suitable referencing system; a suitable reference is: © 2014 Limited, all rights reserved.

You may not remove any copyright notices from our materials. We reserve all of our other rights not granted in these Terms of Use. You agree not to access the Services by any means other than through the interface that is provided by us for use in accessing the Services.

The names, images and logos identifying Medal or third parties and their products and services, are the proprietary marks of Medal, and/or may be the proprietary marks of third parties. Any use made of these marks may be an infringement of rights in those marks and Medal reserves all rights to enforce such rights that it might have.

Subject to the exceptions expressively defined in these Terms and Conditions, all Content included on the Website, unless uploaded by Users, including, but not limited to, text, numbers, graphics, logos, icons, images, sound clips, video clips, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software is the property of Medal, or our affiliates. By continuing to use the Website you acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable United Kingdom and International intellectual property and other laws.

11. Third Party Intellectual Property Rights

Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall confer any rights upon any third party. The agreement created by these Terms and Conditions is between you and Medal.

Where expressly indicated, certain Content and the Intellectual Property Rights subsisting therein belongs to other parties. This Content, unless expressly stated to be so, is not covered by any permission granted by these Terms and Conditions to use Content from the Website.

ICD-10 codes are used by permission of WHO, from: International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Tenth Revision (ICD-10) 2010 Edition. Vols 1-3. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2011.

Some provisions of these Terms & Conditions are for the benefit of Medal and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and any third party information providers to the Service. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.

12. Copyright

Medal is committed to complying with UK, U.S. and international copyright laws and to respond to claims of copyright infringement. Medal will promptly process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions.

When content from original works is included on our site, we provide references near the bottom of the page, which are the intellectual property of their authors/publishers (or the public domain when appropriate).

Our Website transforms published algorithms into interactive, dynamically-scored calculators that we believe quality for transformative fair use: from a static list to a live calculator with both the total score as well as diagnostic/prognostic information, description and suggested interpretation.

If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement, please contact us in the "Contact Us" sections of the website with the following information: (a) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or trademark interest; (b) a description of the copyrighted work(s) or trademark(s) that you claim has been infringed; (c) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the website or mobile application; (d) your address, telephone number, and email address; (e) a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or trademark owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or trademark owner or authorized to act on the copyright or trademark owner's behalf. Claimants who make misrepresentations concerning copyright infringement may be liable for damages incurred as a result of the removal or blocking of the material, court costs, and attorneys’ fees.

You agree to comply with any copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content available on or accessed through the Service.

13. Links

We welcome links to the Site. You may establish a hypertext link to the Site, provided that the link does not state or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of your site by Medal. We grant a nonexclusive, limited permission (“Permission”) to display the Trademarks contained in Medal domain names, brand names and logos to the owner(s) of any web sites that would like to develop a link between their site and the corresponding website owned by Medal (“Medal Site”). Links to a Medal Site other than the one using the Medal domain names, brand names or logos are not permitted.

Usually, we don't mind if you include a simple link from your website to one of our Sites. However, you must first ask our permission if you intend to frame one of our websites or incorporate portions or one of our websites into a different site or product in such a way that is not clear to your users that we are the source of the content. You are not allowed to link to us if you engage in the publication or promotion of illegal, obscene, or offensive content, or if the link in any way negatively impact on our reputation.

14. Advertising

Some of the pages on the Site or mobile application may include advertising banners and other promotional messages that link to other Internet Site or mobile applications. By registering to use the Site or mobile application, users may also be shown advertising, including medical-related advertising, adjacent to Site or mobile application content. Medal is not responsible for the content of advertisements, hyperlinks from advertising or the content of other Internet Site or mobile applications.

15. Availability of the Website and Systems Reliability

Medal aims to keep the Site available twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week and to maintain saved information. However, Medal shall not be liable for lost altered, or corrupted information or non-availability of the Site. Medal does not warrant that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the Service will be corrected.

The Service is provided "as is" and on an "as available" basis. We give no warranty that the Service will be free of defects and / or faults. To the maximum extent permitted by the law we provide no warranties (express or implied) of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, compatibility and satisfactory quality.

Medal reserves the right to alter, suspend or discontinue any part (or the whole of) the Website including, but not limited to, the products and/or services available. These Terms and Conditions shall continue to apply to any modified version of the Website unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

Whilst Medal uses reasonable endeavors to ensure that the Website and any downloaded content is secure and free of errors, viruses or other malware or similar contamination, Medal gives no warranties that the Site and Services are free from viruses and users are responsible for ensuring that they have installed adequate virus checking software. Users are advised to take responsibility for their own security, that of their personal details and their computers.

Medal excludes, in so far as it is legally possible, all liability and responsibility for any viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, restrict, destroy, limit the functionality of or compromise the integrity of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or other material transmitted.

Medal accepts no liability for any disruption or non-availability of the Website resulting from external causes including, but not limited to, ISP equipment failure, host equipment failure, communications network failure, power failure, natural events, acts of war or legal restrictions and censorship.

16. Privacy

Medal may from time to time send you information about our products and/or services. Use of the Website is governed by our Privacy Policy which is incorporated into these terms and conditions by this reference. To view the Privacy Policy, please click on the link provided.

17. Disclaimers

We don't offer you any warranty or guarantee related to the Services that we provide. We specifically disclaim any warranties, express or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.


You expressly agree that the entire risk as to the quality and performance of the Service and the accuracy or completeness of the Content is assumed solely by you. No part of this Website is intended to constitute advice and the Content and/or results of algorithms and/or calculators on this Website should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.

This Service is intended to be used for informational purposes only and is not intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment or to substitute for a medical diagnosis and/or treatment rendered or prescribed by a physician or competent healthcare professional. Please consult your health care provider before making any healthcare decisions or for guidance about a specific medical condition.

We, our licensors, and our suppliers make no representations or warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Services or information contained therein; or the satisfaction of any government regulations requiring disclosure of information on prescription drug products or the approval or compliance of any software tools available through the Services. expressly disclaims responsibility, and shall have no liability, for any damages, loss, injury, or liability whatsoever suffered as a result of your reliance on the information contained in this site. does not endorse specifically any algorithm, test, treatment, or procedure mentioned on the site.

To the extent permitted under applicable law, no responsibility is assumed for any injury, health issue and/or damage to persons, animals or property as a matter of products liability, negligence or otherwise, or from any use or operation of any algorithms, methods or procedures contained in the Site. Medical and health care providers should exercise their own independent clinical judgment.

The contents of the Medal Site, such as text, calculators, graphics and images are for informational purposes only. Medal does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, algorithms, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. We make no guarantee of any specific or accurate result from the algorithms or use of our services.

Neither we nor our content providers guarantee that the content covers all possible uses, directions, interpretations, drug interactions, or adverse effects that may be associated with any algorithm.

Neither Medal nor its suppliers, agents or licensors makes any warranty whatsoever, including without limitation, that the Website is fit for a particular service, that it will meet your requirements, that the operation of the Site will be of satisfactory quality or uninterrupted or error-free or secure; that any defects will be corrected; that the Site, including the server that makes it available will be compatible with all systems, or as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, availability, suitability, quality, non-infringement, operation of any Content, product, result or service provided on, accessible from or distributed through the Site.

Calculators are not for providing medical advice and should not be used as a substitute for diagnosis and treatment by a qualified professional. Any use of algorithms, calculators, diagnosis, drug dosage, or results should be verified by a qualified practitioner. Users are strictly advised to always check with a physician or qualified health practitioner.

You specifically acknowledge that Medal is not responsible or liable for any unauthorized access to or alteration of your Materials, data or other transmissions entered into through the Service or for any Content or for conduct of any other party or for any infringement of another's rights.

Medal does not claim ownership, endorse or take responsibility for any third-party products, information, guidelines, materials or services that may be offered, advertised, provided or displayed on the Site or its mobile applications or incorporated in the Content, products or Services contained on, accessible from or distributed through the Site or its mobile applications.

18. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Medal, our respective officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, owners, agents, information providers and licensors (collectively, the "Medal Parties") harmless from and against any and all claims, liability, losses, damages, costs and expenses (including accounting and attorneys' fees) incurred by any Medal Party in connection with any Material or use or alleged use of any Content or Service, including any use under your password by any person, whether or not authorized by you.

Medal reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to cooperate with Medal´s defense of such claim.

Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the Site or mobile application-related Services is to stop using the Site or mobile applications and Services.

19. Limitation of Liability

Medal and the authors make no claims of the accuracy of the information contained herein; and the suggested information is not a substitute for clinical judgment. Neither Medal nor any other party involved in the preparation of this program shall be liable for any special, consequential, or exemplary damages resulting in whole or part from any user's use of or reliance upon this material.

Medal does not directly or indirectly practice medicine or provide medical services and therefore assumes no liability whatsoever of any kind for the information, results and data accessed through the Service or for any diagnosis or treatment made in reliance thereon. We do not give medical advice, nor do we provide medical or diagnostic services.

Your reliance upon information and content obtained by you at or through this site is solely at your own risk. In no event will we, our licensors, our suppliers, or any third parties mentioned be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of any Service, algorithm, calculator, product, information, idea or instruction, or the inability to use the Services or information contained therein.

The liability of Medal and/or its respective suppliers, licensors, or any third parties mentioned within the Services is limited to the total value of the transaction (the subscription fee paid) for any one event or series of connected events. We, our licensors, our suppliers, or any third parties mentioned within the Services are not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Services or any information contained therein.

20. No Endorsement

The Service may contain links to Site or mobile applications on the Internet which are owned and operated by third parties. You acknowledge that Medal is not responsible for the availability of, or the content located on or through, any external site or mobile application. You should contact the Site or mobile application administrator or webmaster for those external site or mobile applications if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such external site or mobile applications.

21. No Waiver

In the event that any party to this Agreement and these Terms and Conditions fails to exercise any right or remedy contained herein, this shall not be construed as a waiver of that right or remedy.

If any part of this Agreement or these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

22. Mobile Services

You may use the Medal app on your mobile devices. The Medal app and mobile Services may not be compatible with all mobile devices, carriers, and services, and Medal does not make any representations or warranties regarding such compatibility. You are solely responsible for ensuring that your mobile device is compatible with the type of content being provided.

You understand that content delivered as part of the mobile Services may be delivered to your device and acknowledge that you are solely and exclusively responsible for any charges for such services, including but not limited to any roaming charges. You understand that you may be charged by your wireless service provider in connection with the use of our Service. Fees and charges may apply to your use of, and access to, the mobile Services, and you are solely responsible for all such fees and charges.

23. Complete Agreement

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Medal with respect to your use (and prior use) of the Services.

If any inconsistency exists between the terms of this Agreement and any additional terms and conditions posted on the Service, such terms shall be interpreted as to eliminate any inconsistency, if possible, and otherwise, the additional terms and conditions shall control. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect, such provision shall be interpreted in such a manner as to preserve, to the maximum extent possible, the intent of the parties. The validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby, and such decision shall not affect the validity, legality or enforceability of such provision under other circumstances.

Medal's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement. Medal may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

24. Severability

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that these terms and conditions adhere strictly with the relevant laws, in the event that any of these terms are found to be unlawful, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, that term is to be deemed severed from these terms and conditions and the remaining terms and conditions shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable. Terms shall apply only within jurisdictions where a particular term is legal.

25. Special Admonitions for International Use

As a consequence of the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding user conduct on the Internet and acceptable content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.

Use of this Website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.

26. Law and Jurisdiction

This Agreement and the relationship between you and Medal shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Law of England and Wales and Medal and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales. You agree that you will not bring any such action, suit or proceeding in any court other than the Courts of England and Wales.

The Service can be accessed from the UK from other countries worldwide. Since the laws of each state or country able to access the Services may differ, by accessing the Services, you agree that the statutes and laws of England, without regard to choice of laws principles, will apply to all matters relating to use of the Service. Users from outside of the UK should verify for themselves whether or not it is appropriate for them to access the Site or mobile application.

Terms and Conditions last updated November 1, 2014


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