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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
EmaxHealth News
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:EmaxHealth News
Web address:http://www.emaxhealth.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct764567
Date of initial review: 29 Dec 2011
Validity of certificate31 Oct 2012 - Oct 2014
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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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
eMaxHealth Reporters
http://www.emaxhealth.com/emaxhealth-contributors
eMaxHealth Reporters
  (21 May 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

EmaxHealth is moderated regularly and posteriorly. Moderators are EmaxHealth reporters. Internet users posting comments on this website should not be considered as health professionals. (...)
Internets users commenting on this website must behave with respect and honesty at all times. (...) Moderators Reserve the right to erase, without notification, any comment they would judge inappropriate.
(13 Jan 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Our mission is to report daily health news and inform the public. eMaxHealth.com does not provide provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment
  (21 May 2012) - Link

Audience:
Our mission is to report daily health news and inform the public. eMaxHealth.com does not provide provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
  (21 May 2012) - Link

Purpose of the website
The information on this website is NOT intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and is not intended as medical advice. It is intended as a sharing of knowledge and information.
  (21 May 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Comments posted on this website should be designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.
(13 Jan 2012) - Link

3. Confidentiality
EmaxHealth does not collect any information about its visitors data except for email addresses when someone wants to comment under a story. No information is shared with third party unless required by law.
  (21 May 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

We remind you that everyone can read and use your comments. You do not have the possibility to erase your own comments.
(13 Jan 2012) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Direct links to the original source are provided.
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.

By Deborah Mitchell
SOURCES:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
University of South Carolina
  (21 May 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

We invite you to provide resources and references on health/medical claims when possible and relevant.
(13 Jan 2012) - Link

February 8, 2012 - 12:40pm
  (21 May 2012) - Link

5. Justification of claims
N/A
EmaxHealth does not support nor endorse any of the products which may appear on the web site.
  (13 Jan 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Internet users commenting on this website must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.
(13 Jan 2012) - Link

6. User support and adequation
Contact

  (21 May 2012) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
The funding of Emaxhealth News comes from advertising revenues.
  (21 May 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Moderators are EmaxHealth reporters.
(13 Jan 2012) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Ok, all banner ads are clearly labelled now.
Ads by Google
  (13 Jan 2012) - Link

our editorial content is free of any commercial influence
  (13 Jan 2012) - Link

eMaxHealth hosts Google sponsored ads and links. We do not control Google ads content or the ad content provided by other third party advertising companies and our editorial content is free of any commercial influence.
  (21 May 2012) - Link

All advertisement banners are clearly identified with "advertisement"
label.
  (21 May 2012) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Internet users may not post any commercial/advertising comment.
(13 Jan 2012) - Link

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