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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
AEGiS
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:AEGiS
Web address:http://www.aegis.org/
Mirror address(es):http://www.aegis.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct111145
Date of initial review: 02 Jan 2001
Validity of certificate27 Dec 2010 - Dec 2012
Date of last visit08 Oct 2012

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.

 

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
List of current Board of Directors
AEGiS Staff

  (20 Sep 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Mission Statement
The AIDS Education Global information System (AEGiS.org) is a nonprofit organization that was established in response to the growing HIV/AIDS pandemic. Our mission is aimed to:
* Facilitate access to current patient/clinician information specific to HIV/AIDS via our website and its specified services.
* Preserve for future generations a global history of the pandemic with our historical news, scientific publications and treatment database.




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Audience:
general


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Purpose of the website
AEGiS presents published material, reprinted with permission and neither endorses nor opposes any material. All information contained on this website, including information relating to health conditions, products, and treatments, is for informational purposes only. It is often presented in summary or aggregate form. It is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other medical professionals. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV.



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3. Confidentiality
Your personal privacy is absolutely important to us. Because of that, AEGIS operates by these principles --

You are never required to provide any personal information in order to use AEGIS.
At no time does AEGIS share, give, or sell any personal information about you.

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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Articles posted from newspapers mainly


Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
AEGiS Staff


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December 22, 2010
  (27 Dec 2010) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact Us


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7. Disclosure of funding sources
AEGiS Financial Information:
AEGiS is a 501(c)3, not-for-profit, tax-exempt, educational corporation. AEGiS is made possible through unrestricted funding from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Elton John AIDS Foundation, the National Library of Medicine, Pacific Life Foundation and donations from users like you.

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8. Advertising policy
Advertising Policy

AEGiS presents advertising that is solely health focused. We have partnered with MessageHEALTH in order to provide relevant, customized content specifically about HIV and AIDS.

The inclusion of ads on the AEGiS website is based on the following:

* the quality of the information presented;
* the relevance of the information to HIV/AIDS;
* the relevance of the information to the AEGiS mission; and
* the organization/company sponsoring the advertisement.

While our database does include compan...
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AEGiS does not advertise products or services and does not receive funding related to the display of commercial content that includes any products or services. While the AEGiS database does include information about products, services, and events and also has corporate news releases, they are offered solely for the purpose of informing our readers.

As always....AEGiS presents published material, reprinted with permission and neither endorses nor opposes any material. All information contained on this website, including information relating to health conditions, products, and trea...
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Advertising Policy


  (20 Sep 2012) - Link

AEGiS does not advertise products or services and does not receive funding related to the display of commercial content that includes any products or services. While the AEGiS database does include information about products, services, and events and also has corporate news releases, they are offered solely for the purpose of informing our readers.

  (20 Sep 2012) - Link

The AEGiS web site does not currently host advertisements.

AEGiS does not advertise products or services and does not receive funding related to the display of commercial content that includes any products or services. While the AEGiS database does include information about products, services, and events and also has corporate news releases, they are offered solely for the purpose of informing our readers.

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