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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
BioPortfolio - the life-science portal
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:BioPortfolio - the life-science portal
Web address:http://www.bioportfolio.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct785453
Date of initial review: 20 Jul 2011
Validity of certificate16 May 2012 - May 2014
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

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
Editors

The business was launched by Peter Barfoot who continues to manage the business and direct news content. He is supported by a small team of freelance writers.

Peter D Barfoot: Peter graduated from Newscastle University in 1980 with a BSc (Hons) in Agricultural and Food Marketing followed in 1981 by a postgraduate MSc degree in Agricultural Economics from London University. Following scholarships with the UK Foreign Office - Overseas Development Administration and the European Commission DG VI Agriculture, Peter in 1985 joined the Agricultural Genetics Comp...
  (16 Mar 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The site aims to provide the lay person, the researcher and the management executive with a single location to source core information on specific bio-related topics, to collate relevant data associated with each topic and to point the user to relevant knowledge resources.
  (13 Jul 2011) - Link

Audience:
The site aims to provide the lay person, the researcher and the management executive with a single location to source core information on specific bio-related topics, to collate relevant data associated with each topic and to point the user to relevant knowledge resources.
  (13 Jul 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
None of the information, statements and/or links contained on the Web Site are intended to replace the attention or medical instructions from a health care professional.

Placed in footer across the site
  (13 Jul 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00648362
  (16 Mar 2012) - Link

7th of July 2011 08:18
  (13 Jul 2011) - Link

5. Justification of claims
6. User support and adequation
Registered office: Stafford House, 10 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1PW, England

Postal address: Wessex Barn, Dorchester Road, Frampton, Dorset, DT2 9NB, England

Telephone: +44 (0)1300 321501

Email:
  (13 Jul 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
The company is soley owned by Peter who has invested his own funds in the develeopment of the business. Revenues are received from the sale of management reports and advertising. No third party has any influence on the business or the content published on the site. Peter is totally independent and has complete editorial control.
  (16 Mar 2012) - Link

8. Advertising policy
the content of our articles are never influenced by advertisers or an affiliate, nor are they written for the purpose of promoting a product.
  (16 Mar 2012) - Link

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