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Certificate validity 21 Apr 2014 - Apr 2016

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Date of initial review:

02 Apr 2014

Certificate validity

21 Apr 2014 - Apr 2016

Date of last visit:

29 Jan 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.

The Editor in-Chief of SANE websites is Philippa Costigan, BA (Language and Literature), the Head of Content and Information Services. All medical information published by SANE Australia has been reviewed and approved by appropriately qualified medical practitioners unless otherwise stated.

(21 Aug 2016) - Link

This Website is intended to provide general information onlyIt does not provide specific advice, which should be sought from an appropriately qualified professional person.

(19 May 2016) - Link

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATIONPersonal information held by SANE is not disclosed, sold or otherwise supplied to any third party, including any third party situated overseas, unless that disclosure is to provide the services offered by SANE or the SANE Australia Website, or that disclosure is to one of our charity or other partners in connection with the Forum or any other online forums SANE operates.
We use Google Analytics to analyze the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. For further information on the privacy poli...

(19 May 2016) - Link

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

Last updated: 29 September, 2015

(12 Nov 2016) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

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(19 May 2016) - Link

This website is funded internally by SANE Australia as part of its Community Education program, with external support from Gandel Philanthropy. Further support is also provided by the Australian Government Department of Health for the SANE Media Centre; Colonial Foundation and Lithium Technologies for the SANE Forums; and from other Supporters for Helpline Online.

(21 Aug 2016) - Link

This website is free of all advertisements as a matter of policy.

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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