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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
The MAGIC Foundation for Children's Growth
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:The MAGIC Foundation for Children's Growth
Web address:http://www.magicfoundation.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct359624
Date of initial review: 19 Dec 2007
Validity of certificate26 Sep 2011 - Sep 2013
Date of last visit26 Sep 2011

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

HONcode status
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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
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2. Presentation of the site
The MAGIC Foundation is a national non-profit organization created to provide support services for the families of children afflicted
with a wide variety of chronic
and/or critical disorders, syndromes and diseases that affect a child’s growth.
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for the families of children afflicted with a wide variety of chronic and/or critical disorders, syndromes and diseases
that affect a child’s growth.

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Purpose of the website
All information, services, vidoes, products, and / or other materials contained on and within this website are provided for educational and informational purposes only and are not a substitute for medical advice. The MAGIC Foundation is not offering medical advice nor recommendations of medical treatments. It is always recommended that individuals concerned about medical issues of any type, always consult a qualified health care or qualified medical professional regarding their health care concerns.
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3. Confidentiality
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
The name of the author is displayed and references are provided when necessary.
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Contributing Medical Specialist
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All pages are individually dated.
This page was last updated on Mon Jun 27, 2011.

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

6. User support and adequation
A contact form and emails are provided.
Contact us
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Non-profit organisation with sources from donations and fundraising activities.
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8. Advertising policy
Advertising on this web site is a source of revenue support for the services provided by The MAGIC Foundation. It is the policy of The MAGIC Foundation to advertise only products / services that conform to an honest standard and overview. We present information in a manner and context that facilitates differentiation between it and the original material created by The MAGIC Foundation.
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Advertisement on our web site is distinguished by the word "Sponsor". Website advertising is available both as general advertisements or links or may be specifically targeted to individual patient segments. Details below.
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