Certificate of compliance


is in compliance with the HONcode

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4 Years

Certificate validity 13 Jun 2013 - Jun 2015

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Date of initial review:

27 Nov 2008

Certificate validity

13 Jun 2013 - Jun 2015

Date of last visit:

04 Aug 2016
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

The HeartScore® web-based program has been scientifically developed by the European Society of Cardiology in close collaboration with:
The HeartScore® Steering Committee
The Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital and Copenhagen County, Denmark:
Troels Thomsen, MD, PhD
Michael Davidsen, Statistician
Torben Jørgensen, Director
The Steno Diabetes Centre, Gentofte, Denmark:
Knut Borch-Johnsen, MD, Chief physician
The Medical Department M, Glostrup Unive...

(28 Jun 2011) - Link

The ESC does not provide professional medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis, treatment or endorsement, but rather provides the physicians with a risk assessment tool to better identify patients at high total risk of developing cardiovascular disease. In no event will the ESC be liable to the user or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information contained in or provided through the HeartScore® web-based program, nor for any incidental, indirect, special or consequential damages.

(31 May 2011) - Link

Email addresses
Electronic communication is for most purposes the ESC’s preferred method of communication because it is generally convenient, rapid, effective and efficient. In order to be able to communicate with you directly electronically the ESC needs your email address. You are therefore required to supply your email address when you create your ‘My ESC’ account on the ESC Web Site, which enables you to access a variety of services online.
Unique Email Address
For your convenience and security, your email address is unique to you in the system. (The ESC does n...

(28 Jun 2011) - Link

The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Contact form

requesting your login details to be sent to you through ‘Contact Us’

(28 Jun 2011) - Link

The European Society of Cardiology is a professional medical society which is funded by its membership dues and the scientific activities and events it organises, such as congresses and seminars, scientific journals publishing, educational programmes (...).

The European Society of Cardiology is a professional medical society which is funded by its membership dues and the scientific activities and events it organises, such as congresses and seminars, scientific journals publishing, educational programmes (...).
The development of HeartScore II with additional risk factors is part of the CVD Prevention Implementation Programme conducted by the European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation (EACPR), a registered branch of the ESC. This programme was supported by AstraZeneca, Merck, Novartis and Pfize...

(28 Jun 2011) - Link

This site does not host or receive funding from advertising.

(28 Jun 2011) - Link

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site’s certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

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