Certificate of compliance

DermNet NZ

is in compliance with the HONcode

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21 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Apr 2019

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Date of initial review:

01 Aug 1996

Certificate validity:

valid until Apr 2019

Date of last visit:

07 May 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.

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The information provided on this website is not intended to represent medical advice to any person on any specific matter and should not substitute any advice or treatment from a medical practitioner. You must consult your physician or a specialist dermatologist before relying on any information on this website. Users who place reliance on the information contained on this website do so entirely at their own risk and no action or claim can be brought against DermNet or the contributing authors or photographers for any consequences arising out of such reliance.

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

Author: Reviewed and updated by Dr Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist, Hamilton, New Zealand; Vanessa Ngan, Staff Writer; Clare Morrison, Copy Editor, March 2014.

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Author: Reviewed and updated by Dr Amanda Oakley, Dermatologist, Hamilton, New Zealand; Vanessa Ngan, Staff Writer; Clare Morrison, Copy Editor, March 2014.

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

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Sponsors and advertisers do not influence content

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Advertising is clearly separated from the editorial content and identified as such.

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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.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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