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HONcode status
 
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Seek Wellness
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Seek Wellness
Web address:http://www.seekwellness.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct386291
Date of initial review: 23 Jan 2002
Validity of certificate09 Nov 2011 - Nov 2013
Date of last visit09 Nov 2011
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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
wellness partners editorial board
We are pleased to welcome the following distinguished health professionals to our editorial board.
  (27 Oct 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Our forum is moderated on a daily basis. The moderators and administrators are employees of SeekWellness who use the following alias: admin.The moderators and forum members are not regarded as health professionals.
The moderators and members should conduct themselves at all times with respect and honesty.
(09 Nov 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Through SeekWellness.com, we will encourage, empower, and support health care consumers to improve their level of wellness by providing information, services and products, all chosen with the consumer's best interests in mind.
  (27 Oct 2011) - Link

Audience:
Through SeekWellness.com, we will encourage, empower, and support health care consumers to improve their level of wellness by providing information, services and products, all chosen with the consumer's best interests in mind.
  (27 Oct 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
The contents of the Seek Wellness website ("Site") owned by Seek Wellness, LLC, such as text, graphics, images and other material contained on the Site ("Content") are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician, medical professional or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Site.
  (27 Oct 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

The information provided on this forum is designed to support, not replace, the direct relationship between patients and health professionals.
(09 Nov 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
privacy policy
  (27 Oct 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

We remind you that any message can be read, used, reproduced and cited by all. You do not have the option to delete your messages. However, under exceptional circumstances, you can contact the moderator to do so. The references you provide for your posts cannot be deleted. Thus, please take care regarding the information that you post.
(09 Nov 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
References
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
urinary tract infections
by Tamara Dickinson, RN, CURN, CCCN, BCIA-PMDB
(...)
This article has been reviewed by a member of the Wellness Partners Editorial Board.
  (27 Oct 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

If the information you post is not personal experience, we request you to provide sources (references, links, etc..) whenever it is relevant and possible.
(09 Nov 2011) - Link

Last updated July 2011
  (27 Oct 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:
All posts are automatically dated.

08-29-2011, 08:16 PM
(09 Nov 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
Side Effects of Blood Pressure Medicines
  (27 Oct 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

By using our forums, you agree to post information that is true and correct to the best of your knowledge and is of your personal experience.
(09 Nov 2011) - Link

6. User support and adequation
E-form provided.
Postal address and phone accessible from the footer of the site.
send us a message, we really do want to hear from you.
  (27 Oct 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
SeekWellness.com is a website owned by a group of professional health care providers and consumers.
Funds to maintain SeekWellness.com are provided by private investors, advertisements, sponsorships and consulting arrangements with various companies, all of which are displayed within the website pages.
  (27 Oct 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

he moderators and administrators are employees of SeekWellness who use the following alias: admin.
(09 Nov 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Ads are labelled. There is a very light border around AdSense ads.
Advertisement
  (09 Nov 2011) - Link

IV. ADVERTISEMENTS, SEARCHES AND LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Wellness Partners, LLC may provide links to third-party web sites. Wellness Partners, LLC also may select certain sites as priority responses to search terms you enter and Wellness Partners, LLC may agree to allow advertisers to respond to certain search terms with advertisements or sponsored content. Wellness Partners, LLC does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. Wellness Partners, LLC is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the Site, third-pa...
  (14 Jul 2010) - Link

Seek Wellness, LLC does not endorse any product advertised on the Site.
  (27 Oct 2011) - Link

Wherever our website hosts advertisements or sponsored links, they are identified and distinguished from our medical content with the word "advertisement."
  (09 Nov 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

You are not allowed to post advertisements, whether in the form of text links or banners, for example. Any statements that appear as advertisements will be removed by moderators.
(09 Nov 2011) - Link

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