Certificate of compliance

European Patients' Forum

is in compliance with the HONcode

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5 Years

Certificate validity: valid until Sep 2016

www.eu-patient.eu Visit website

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

15 Mar 2010

Certificate validity:

valid until Sep 2016

Date of last visit:

16 Feb 2017
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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.

Editorial Content
Nicola Bedlington, Director validates the editorial content of this website. All
authors of this website are not medical doctors. Any supplementary content
that may be added which has been written by a medical doctor will be clearly stated.

(11 Nov 2016) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Any information such as email addresses, telephone numbers and other
related contact details that is collected through our website is kept strictly
confidential and will not be shared with any third parties, unless required by
law. Any information used is solely for the purpose of our own statistics.

(11 Nov 2016) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

Contact us

(11 Nov 2016) - Link

Transparency of Funding
The EPF website as part of our operational activities is funded by unrestricted
grants from sponsors in line with our code of ethics and funding framework.
The project part of the website is funded through grants from the European Commission.

(11 Nov 2016) - Link

Honesty in Advertising and Editorial Policy
EPF’s website does not host any form of advertisement.

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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