Certificate of compliance

Alstrom Syndrome International

is in compliance with the HONcode

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16 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Jun 2019

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Date of initial review:

31 Mar 2002

Certificate validity:

valid until Jun 2019

Date of last visit:

25 Jun 2018
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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 and Medical Advisory Board

(02 Jun 2017) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

The ASI News & Updates is moderated occasionally and posteriorly. Moderators are volunteers. Internet users posting comments should not be considered health professionals.

(02 Jun 2017) - Link

The information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.

(02 Jun 2017) - Link

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate
settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics.

(02 Jun 2017) - Link

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We remind you that everyone can read and use your comments. You do not have the possibility to erase your own comments.

(02 Jun 2017) - Link

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

1. Marshall JD, Beck S, Maffei P, Naggert JK (2007): Alström Syndrome. Eur J Hum Genet 15(12):1193-1202.
2. Marshall JD, Paisey RB, Carey CM, McDermott S. (2010) in: Pagon RA, Bird TC, Dolan CR, Stephens K, editors. GeneReviews [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993-2003 [updated 2010 Jun 8].

(02 Jun 2017) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

We invite you to provide resources such as references or links on health or medical issues whenever possible or relevant.

(02 Jun 2017) - Link

Last updated: January 13, 2017

(02 Jun 2017) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Contact Us

(02 Jun 2017) - Link

The Alstrom Syndrome International website is funded through donations, both financial and in-kind. The financial donations of philanthropy are drawn upon to pay software license and hosting fees, while in-kind donations of time are made by volunteers to update content of the website.

(25 Jun 2018) - Link

These web pages will accept no advertisements.

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 HONcode's significance

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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