Certificate of compliance

Self chec

is in compliance with the HONcode

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7 Years

Certificate validity 12 Jan 2016 - Jan 2017

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct486554

Date of initial review:

13 Nov 2008

Certificate validity

12 Jan 2016 - Jan 2017

Date of last visit:

17 Feb 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.

I am not a professional in the medical field, but the information you will find on Self chec has been culled from reputable medical sources. You can read who these organizations are on each medical page of the website.
 

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

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Self chec’s director and volunteers moderate the comments shared by the readers of Self chec’s comment blogs weekly.
Most comments are made by the general public. In cases where a comment is made by a medical professional, his/her title will be clearly stated.
Users of Self chec’s interactive comments must behave at all times with respect and honesty.

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

That is why we are asking you to err on the side of caution by always consulting a healthcare professional to advise you in the healthy choices you will make. Thank you. -
 

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

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That is why we are asking you to err on the side of caution by always consulting a healthcare professional to advise you in the healthy choices you will make. Thank you.

(01 Dec 2015) - Link

It’s important to us that you have come to the Self chec Web site. We are committed to protecting your privacy rights and will not collect personal information about you when visiting this site. Also, when you give us your email address for your personal reminders, comments, donations and other communications, we will not collect or sell your information for commercial purposes. That’s our promise to you.
In order to improve the Self chec Web site for you, as standard practice, we automatically collect and maintain statistical information from our site’s data logs that concern ...
 

(01 Dec 2015) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

Anyone can read a comment and use its content.
Any revisions to a comment must be emailed to: Changes will be made at the discretion of the Self chec staff.

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

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

IMPORTANT: The information on this page is from Preventing Diabetes: What you Need to Know: National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive & Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Health (NIH) and Harvard School of Public Health.
 

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

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References must be provided to health/medical information when it is not a personal experience.

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

This page was last updated on November 13th, 2015
 

(15 Dec 2015) - Link

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All comments are dated
January 9th, 2011 at 6:12 pm

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

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Information disseminated by users must be true and correct to the best of their knowledge.

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

Questions? Contact us at:
 

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

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Any revisions to a comment must be emailed to:

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

Funding: Supported by one small grant in 2007, Self chec has depended mostly on private funding and in-kind services to date. We are looking forward to receiving additional funding from foundations, individuals and partnerships, etc. going forward. -
 

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

Self chec’s director and volunteers moderate the comments

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

Advertising Policy: Self chec does not host or receive funding from advertising.
 

Collaborative platforms:

Users do not have the right to publish advertisements in the form of content, banner or links etc. In addition, they should not include any personal data or advertising for a site or product.

(25 Nov 2015) - Link

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.

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

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