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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
National Eczema Association
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:National Eczema Association
Web address:http://www.nationaleczema.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct465642
Date of initial review: 16 Dec 2008
Validity of certificate10 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

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.

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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
Scientific Advisory Comittee : http://www.nationaleczema.org/about/scientific_advisory_committee.htm
The medical content of our website is original and is edited by our website editorial team. This team comprises mostly members of our Scientific Advisory Committee.

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2. Presentation of the site
Our mission is to improve the health and quality of life of individuals with eczema through research, support, and education.

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Our goals in this website are to provide education about the treatment and management of eczema, provide support for those who have eczema and their families, help create meaningful opportunities for research, and speak out on issues affecting those with eczema.
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Purpose of the website
The information posted here by the National Eczema Association or any third party should not be considered as medical advice, and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified physician. The National Eczema Association does not answer specific medical questions or provide recommendations to a particular dermatologist.

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3. Confidentiality
The National Eczema Association vigorously guards the privacy of the information that it receives from individuals. The association privacy procedures include the following: NEA does not sell, rent or divulge personally identifiable information to anyone unless required by law. Donors are listed in our newsletter unless requested otherwise.

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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Scientific Advisory Committee : http://www.nationaleczema.org/about/scientific_advisory_committee.htm
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
The medical content of our website is original and is edited by our website editorial team. This team comprises mostly members of our Scientific Advisory Committee.
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Page last modified 2 years ago on 04/04/2009
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
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[Donate to NEA]
[National Eczema Association Support Community]

Contact Us
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
NEA is entirely supported through individual and corporate contributions and is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. NEA receives no federal grants or sub grants, or federal contracts or subcontracts.
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8. Advertising policy
Our website does not host any form of advertisement.
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