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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)
Web address:http://www.allergy.org.au/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct259552
Date of initial review: 09 Apr 2001
Validity of certificate25 Apr 2012 - Apr 2014
Date of last visit25 Apr 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.

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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
ASCIA Committees and Working Parties
URL: http://www.allergy.org.au/members/committees?task=view
The health information content provided on this website is developed by the Members of ASCIA who are medical and allied health professionals. The health information presented such as guidelines and educational materials are based on current medical knowledge and practice as at the date of publication.

Information for this website is developed and approved by ASCIA Committee and Working Party Members.

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2. Presentation of the site
Mission Statement of ASCIA
The mission of ASCIA is to advance the science and practice of clinical immunology and allergy, by promoting education and the highest standard of ethical medical practice.

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The ASCIA website is intended for use by ASCIA members, other health professionals, the general public and media.
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Purpose of the website
The materials and other information provided by Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) website are for educational, communication and information purposes only and are not intended to replace or constitute medical advice or treatments.
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3. Confidentiality
Privacy Statement
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
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Site updated: 12 April 2012
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Mail, Fax, Email available.
How to Contact ASCIA
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
ASCIA Sponsorship Policy
URL: http://www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia

URL: http://www.allergy.org.au/about-ascia/sponsors
ASCIA does not endorse products from sponsoring organisations, nor is it influenced by sponsoring organisations with regard to the content of education programs and websites.

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8. Advertising policy
The ASCIA website does not accept advertising.
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