Certificate of compliance

Foundation Fighting Blindness

is in compliance with the HONcode

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Certificate validity 29 May 2013 - May 2015

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Date of initial review:

29 May 2013

Certificate validity

29 May 2013 - May 2015

Date of last visit:

24 Jun 2016
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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.

Scientific Advisory Board
Dr. Rod Bremner, PhD (Interim Chair)
Senior Investigator, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital
Professor of Ophthalmology; Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology, University of Toronto
Dr. Seth Blackshaw, PhD
Associate Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore
Dr. Sylvain Chemtob
Sylvain Chemtob, MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Ophthalmology and Pharmacology, University of Montreal
Dr. Brian Link

(08 Mar 2016) - Link

The Foundation Fighting Blindness
Policy for the Protection of Personal Information
Our Privacy Commitment
At the Foundation Fighting Blindness (the Foundation), your privacy is very important to us. That’s why our Board of Directors has enacted a Policy for the Protection of Personal Information to safeguard the privacy of our clients, donors, employees, directors, members and volunteers.
Our Policy reflects the requirements of the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) to limit the collection, use and disclosure of personal ...

(08 Mar 2016) - Link

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

Reviewed by Dr.
Nupura Bakshi, Mount Sinai Hospital and St.
Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto

(08 Mar 2016) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

The Foundation Fighting Blindness
890 Yonge St., 12th Floor
Toronto, ON M4W 3P4
Toll-free: 1.800.461.3331
Telephone: 416.360.4200
Fax: 416.360.0060

(08 Mar 2016) - Link

Does the FFB web site accept paid advertising?
No, the Foundation Fighting Blindness does not accept paid advertising on this web site.

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