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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Ferre Institute, Inc.
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Ferre Institute, Inc.
Web address:http://www.ferre.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct794311
Date of initial review: 27 Sep 2001
Validity of certificate13 Sep 2012 - Sep 2014
Date of last visit13 Sep 2012
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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
2010 Board Members

Directors meet regularly to oversee and direct fiscal, programs and mission goals.

June Burton, RN, Office of Bai Lee, M.D., Endicott, NY

Charles P. Canole, E.J. Noble Hospital, Gouverneur, NY

Mara B. Ginsberg, Esq., Hinman Straub, PC., Albany, NY

Jane Greenlaw, RN, JD, Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY

Robert Hussar, NYS Office of the Medicaid Inspector General, Delmar, NY

Maureen Killackey, MD, FACOG, FACS, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute, New York,...
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission Statement
Ferre Institute promotes the health of individuals and families by providing information and education about genetics, infertility, environmental exposures, and family history; and integrating advances in these areas into personal health managment.

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Individual counseling and education are also provided to patients of all ages in the Genetic Counseling, Family Building, and Prenatal Risk Programs.
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Purpose of the website
The information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.

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3. Confidentiality
Protecting Your Personal Information
We protect your personal information by limiting access to employees who have a reasonable need to view it.

We have physical, technical, procedural and contractual safeguards in place to protect your personal information.

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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Content is created by our medical staff and also provided through the medical and professional community. All content is sited and links to content published elsewhere are provided for citations of non-staff members. A link to another site does not imply approval or endorsement of material on that site.

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Last Modified: February 1, 2010
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
As an independent, community based and community supported program, we rely on support from grants and donors like you.

Ferre Institute is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization and your donation is tax deductible. Take a moment now to write a check or make a credit card contribution that will help to keep these services available.

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8. Advertising policy
Advertising Policy
Our mission is to provide you with accurate and current information. We do not have advertisements, sponsorships or links to any products on our site. We do not endorse products, services or companies on our site other than our own service.

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