General Terms of Use of the Mediquality

Mission Site MediQuality
is an online service whose mission is to provide the community of healthcare professionals in Belgium, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Netherlands and France with information from socioprofessional and medical nature as well as a set of tools and services useful for the exercise of their profession.

Access to the site
The access of this site is exclusively reserved for the health professionals and is subjected to the use of an email address as identifier and a password.

By accessing this site, you agree to the terms and conditions described below that constitute a contract between you and MediQuality.

We reserve the right to change the terms of this contract at any time. To enable you to check for changes, we indicate the date of the last update of this contract. The changes will come into effect as soon as they are posted on this site. If you do not agree to these terms, simply leave the site immediately and notify us that you are renouncing your user account by sending an email to .

Access codes
You are responsible for the use of your access codes (username and password), which are strictly personal. The use of a pseudonym is forbidden. If you notice or have reason to believe that they are known to a third party, you must notify us immediately ( ). We are committed to disabling your account in a timely manner and providing you with new access codes. We assume no liability for the use of your access codes by a third party.

Site accessibility
We strive to guarantee the accessibility of our site 24 hours a day, except for scheduled interruptions. However, our responsibility can not be engaged in case of interruption of service,

Control of information
The information presented on this site is intended for health professionals. Its sole purpose is to help you practice your profession, but it can not replace your own judgment or your relationship with your patients.

The information on this site, and in particular the medical information, is related to their source. Our main sources are: ReutersHealth Medical Professional News, News Agencies (Belga, AFP, DPA, AP ...), Belgian and international official sources (KCE, CBIP / BCFI, CSS / HGR, INAMI / RIZIV, FNRS, CNRS, INSERM , CEBAM ...).

The date and source of the information posted on the site will be quoted and, whenever possible, a hyperlink will allow you to access this source. You will abide by the applicable liability rules on the sites to which you are referred by waiving any recourse against us.

All information published on this site is prepared with the utmost care and is subject to verification by our journalists before publication. However, it is your responsibility to evaluate this information yourself, for which we can not guarantee your accuracy. We urge you to exercise caution in characterizing the practice of your profession by using the information on this site.

In the event that information appears to you to be incorrect or insufficient, you may indicate it on the site (for example by introducing a reaction) or by contacting our editorial team:

Dr. Eric Mertens
Medical Director
Physician - Medical Journalist
Responsible for socio-professional news (Luxembourg)
Head of Topic Centers

Mr Marc Van Impe
Medical Journalist
Senior Writer - Head of External Contributions
The contributions of other journalists are supervised by our editorial team.
Contributions by our members reflect the opinion of their author and are binding only on them.

Editor Manager
Pierre de Nayer, CEO, Medscape BeNeLux , Avenue Athena 1, B-1348 Louvain la Neuve

This site is financed by advertising campaigns in the form of banners. Those if preceded by the mention "Advertising". In addition, some sections of the site may be dedicated to third-party content. Where applicable, these sections are clearly identified as such. Our editorial is free and independent of any commercial or advertising influence.

External Links
We are not responsible for the content, information, products and services offered on third party sites that are hyperlinked on our site.

Intellectual rights
Distribution or reproduction of information, texts and images available on the MediQuality website is prohibited. These are intended for strictly personal use of the password holder and the access code. We remind you that you are required to respect copyright laws, as well as the protection of databases, trade names, trademarks and models. The sources and content of this site, created by us, belong to us and can not be exploited, apart from the strictly personal scientific use mentioned above, or transferred to a third party. Information from other intellectual property owners is disseminated with due regard to the rights of these rights holders and can not be used for other purposes.

Information added by users
MediQuality is a community open to debate and opinion. We encourage our members to express themselves freely.
It is however prohibited on MediQuality the contributions which have an advertising character or which are likely to violate the medical secret, the contents with illegal character, as well as the offensive and offensive remarks or intentionally damaging to thirds.
MediQuality applies the principle of moderation a posteriori.
The moderator reserves the right to delete all or part of the reactions or contributions that violate the provisions of the present conditions or that are incomprehensible or irrelevant, as well as to correct any spelling errors.
MediQuality also reserves the right to remove without notice the access codes of any violator of the provisions of these conditions and any content related to these acts. Any illegal act will be prosecuted.
You can send us any requests for modification or deletion via .
By adding information in public sections of the site, through feedback to articles, via a chat room or in any other way, you grant to VMC SA an irrevocable license to use, reproduce, publish, communicate to the public on all media and for all countries.

Protection of personal data
The data processed within the framework of the provision of this site are provided by VMC SA, Avenue Athena 1 at 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, in order to allow the control of the access to the different sections, of manage the dissemination of advertising messages and carry out studies on the use of the site.

This site uses Google Analytics to analyze the site's audience and improve its content. For more information onclick here .

This site also allows you to use a cookie to avoid having to re-enter your password at each visit. If you do not want to use this cookie, be sure not to tick the "remember me" box. You can clear this cookie in your browser options.

The communicated data can be transmitted to our partners and group companies who can use them, in accordance with the legal provisions in the matter, in particular for purposes of analysis and direct marketing. Some of our group companies are located outside of the European Economic Area (EEA), including the United States. Transfers to countries outside of the EEA will be protected by appropriate safeguards.

You may at any time obtain a copy of the personal data we process about you. Similarly, you can obtain rectification or erasure of data concerning you. You may also object to any use of your data for direct marketing purposes. These rights can be exercised by sending a letter with a photocopy of your identity card to the controller, the VMC.

Communication by e-mail
The functioning of the MediQuality website is based on the regular sending of newsletters by e-mail. These newsletters contain links to the content and services offered by MediQuality.

MediQuality will automatically benefit each of its members of the services likely to interest them. However each member can unsubscribe from these services by visiting his profile page.

In addition, MediQuality will regularly send "Flash Info" letters to its members providing information on the operation of the site and the new services provided. Registration to the MediQuality site assumes that the member agrees to receive "Flash Info" emails.

These terms and conditions apply to all relationships between MediQuality and its members. It can be waived only by written agreement.

Applicable law and competent jurisdiction
All questions relating to the use of this site are governed by Belgian law.
Any dispute will be brought before the courts of the district of Nivelles (Belgium).

MediQuality is an initiative of Medscape BeNeLux (previously Vancoppenolle Moreau & CY, or ), Avenue Athena 1, B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, BE0473.033.465, , tel: +32 (0) 10 45 85 14

MediQuality is a subsidiary of 100% of WebMD Health Corp., 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014. WebMD sa has no shareholder relationship with the pharmaceutical industry.

Date of last revision: 6/12/2018