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Alzheimer's Association Web site

This website is under reassessment for recertification

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11 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Oct 2014

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Date of initial review:

14 Aug 2001

Certificate validity:

valid until Oct 2014

Date of last visit:

02 Mar 2017

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.

Medical and Scientific Advisory Council www.alz.org/research/funding/advisory_council_alzheimers_association.asp

Content on our site is written by Alzheimer's Association staff members. It is reviewed by subject matter experts that include physicians, researchers and clinicians.

(24 Sep 2014) - Link

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The posting of inflammatory content will not be tolerated. Inflammatory content includes, but is not limited to:
*Name calling
*Vulgar language
*Sexually inappropriate comments
*Hostile comments or complaints about other ALZConnected members and/or their opinions
*Attacks on other ALZConnected members
Content of this nature will be edited and/or deleted. If the behavior continues, the individual may be suspended or eventually banned from ALZConnected.
Any and all user generated content authored by ALZConnected users are not the responsibility, opinion nor are they endorsed by the Alzheimer’s Association or related partners. Content created by our visitors are solely their opinion and should not be viewed as expert advice or professional recommendations.

(08 Jun 2015) - Link

Alz.org provides general information about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, and does not take the place of professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you have noticed possible symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in yourself or someone else, please see a doctor.

(24 Sep 2014) - Link

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However, the information or Content (user generated or other) contained on Alzheimer's Association websites should not be considered a diagnosis, treatment plan, medical guidance or recommendation for a particular course of action regarding diseases, appropriate service providers, and is not intended to provide professional advice

(08 Jun 2015) - Link

Use of personal information
The Alzheimer's Association collects information on our website. We do not sell, trade or rent our website visitor’s personal information to others other than those outlined in this section.
A cookie is a piece of data sent to your Web browser and stored on your hard drive. Cookies help us improve our website by tracking and targeting the interests of our users as they visit different sections of our site. Cookies do not contain any personal information.
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We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track visitors’ movements and gather broad information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personal information.

(24 Sep 2014) - Link

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

Learn more >> Read the FDA's latest safety alert about this issue

(24 Sep 2014) - Link

Last Updated: 09/24/2014 11:25:11

(24 Sep 2014) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Several emails are provided

Contact Us

(24 Sep 2014) - Link

The Alzheimer's Association and its website is supported by the generosity of our donors.

(24 Sep 2014) - Link

We do not accept or host paid advertising on www.alz.org.

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f. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation;

(14 May 2015) - Link

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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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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