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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
skinsight
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:skinsight
Web address:http://www.skinsight.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct565981
Date of initial review: 26 Mar 2007
Validity of certificate18 Sep 2013 - Sep 2015
Date of last visit18 Sep 2013
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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
Lowell A. Goldsmith

Chair - Editorial Board
Lowell A. Goldsmith, MD, MPH, is Dean Emeritus of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and Professor of Dermatology and is presently Professor of Dermatology at the University of North Carolina. http://www.skinsight.com/info/about-our-authors-and-editors
Skinsight is unique in that we provide quality health information coupled with world-class medical images. All content is created, edited, and reviewed by physicians and qualified health care professionals.
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This is a moderated site. All comments are reviewed and will appear as soon as possible (subject to our right to reject comments for any reason). You might experience a delay between the time when you submit a comment and the point when it appears on the site while comments are reviewed. Please note, expert panelists are not able to respond directly to e-mails and comments.
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Skinsight is dedicated to providing quality health information to consumers via the Web.
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Audience:
to consumers
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Purpose of the website
The material on this web site is provided for educational purposes only, and is not to be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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3. Confidentiality
Skinsight is committed to your privacy. No identifiable user information is collected or stored regarding your activity on the Skinsight Web site. Skinsight will never sell or distribute information pertaining to visitors to our site.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
References

Bolognia, Jean L., ed. Dermatology, pp.223, 239, 253-256. New York: Mosby, 2003.

Freedberg, Irwin M., ed. Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine. 6th ed. pp.1109-1110, 1313, 2326. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003
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Insights from Dr. Andrea Pennington
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Last Updated: 22 Dec 2008
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All posts are dated.

September 18, 2011
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5. Justification of claims
Most recently, common causes of allergic contact dermatitis include nickel, chromates, rubber chemicals, and topical antibiotic ointments and creams. Frequent sensitizers in the general population also include fragrance, formaldehyde, lanolin (wool grease found in ointments and cosmetics), and a host of other common environmental chemicals.
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6. User support and adequation
A contact form is provided.
Contact Us
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Possibility to enlarge or reduce the text.
 
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
Skinsight is a consumer-focused Web site developed by Logical Images, Inc. Based in Rochester, NY, Logical Images develops products to speed visual recognition and clinical decision making. It is a company of digital imaging experts, leaders in computer-based design and knowledge management, skilled image archivists, and practicing physicians. The company's comprehensive library of digital medical photographs and easy-to-use software help clinicians in critical jobs make better decisions. http://www.logicalimages.com
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8. Advertising policy
advertisement
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Skinsight does not endorse or recommend any products, content, or services associated with these advertisements or Third Party Sites. Skinsight does not control the content of these advertisements and is not responsible for the content of the Third Party Sites.
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To realize our goal of providing trusted health care information and images to consumers, Skinsight accepts sponsorships and online advertisements.
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Skinsight maintains a separation between advertising content and editorial content. All advertising content on Skinsight.com is labeled as an advertisement or sponsored content.
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