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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
The Life Raft Group
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:The Life Raft Group
Web address:http://www.liferaftgroup.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct858372
Date of initial review: 31 May 2004
Validity of certificate25 Jan 2011 - Jan 2013
Date of last visit19 Aug 2013

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



HONcode status
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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
Our Staff
  (19 Aug 2013) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The mission of the Life Raft Group is to ensure the survival of GIST patients through a comprehensive approach connecting individual patientsí needs, the worldwide community of GIST advocates and the global health and research environment.
  (19 Aug 2013) - Link

Audience:
The mission of the Life Raft Group is to ensure the survival of GIST patients through a comprehensive approach connecting individual patientsí needs, the worldwide community of GIST advocates and the global health and research environment.
  (19 Aug 2013) - Link

Purpose of the website
Medical Disclaimer
We are patients and caregivers, not trained medical professionals. Therefore, please understand that you use of any information LRG shares on this website, or otherwise, is at your own risk. All of the information we provide on our website, or otherwise, is intended to provide general information for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for consultation with your doctor. Any information LRG shares with you is not intended to be, and should not be interpreted as medical advice. Our hope is that through the information we provide, you may be able to have mo...
  (25 Jan 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy
  (25 Jan 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Posted by Erin Kristoff - April 1, 2009 - Diagnosis
  (19 Aug 2013) - Link

Posted by Erin Kristoff - April 1, 2009 - Diagnosis
  (19 Aug 2013) - Link

5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Contact Information
  (25 Jan 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
he Life Raft Group
is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization
  (19 Aug 2013) - Link

8. Advertising policy
No forms of advertisement are used on the site.
  (19 Aug 2013) - Link

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