Certificate of compliance

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is in compliance with the HONcode

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Certificate validity: valid until Jun 2019

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct950113

Date of initial review:

17 Jul 1998

Certificate validity:

valid until Jun 2019

Date of last visit:

25 Oct 2018
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

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If you are held to be in breach of any of these Terms of Use then your account(s) may be placed into pre-moderation (meaning that all your contributions will be subject to prior review by a moderator

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The Website contains content generated by us (or on our behalf by medical authors). The content we provide via the Website is provided for general information purposes only. It is not set up to provide specific advice on which you should rely. In particular, the Website (and the information which may be accessed through it) is not a substitute for professional medical care by a qualified doctor or other healthcare professional. If you are not a healthcare professional then you should ALWAYS check with your doctor if you have any concerns about your condition or treatment and before taking, or not taking, any action on the basis of the content on our Website. If you are a healthcare professional then this information (including any professional reference material) is intended to support, not replace, your own knowledge, experience and judgement. For the avoidance of doubt, the Discussion Forums are a distinct part of the Website and the posts and information contained within in have typically not been created by us (or on our behalf) but have been drafted by individual users who are typically not medically qualified and are not in a position to give you medical advice whilst it can be a useful support tool it is important that you recognise that you need to take particular care when using the Discussion Forums and, again, always seek advice from your doctor regarding your particular needs and concerns.
 

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Collection of Personal Data
If you register to use the Website, or any service(s) accessible through the Website, then we may collect personal data from you (including, without limitation, your name, nickname, age, medical conditions and a valid email address). This data will be securely held in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Notice

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

High Cholesterol
Authored by Dr Colin Tidy , Reviewed by Dr Adrian Bonsall on 21 Sep 2017 |
 

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Provide proper references and source information for any health or medical information which is not from personal experience. Personal experience is a symptom, test or treatment that you or a close family member has undergone.

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High Cholesterol
Authored by Dr Colin Tidy , Reviewed by Dr Adrian Bonsall on 21 Sep 2017 |
 

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To keep patient.info free for both personal and professional use, our content is accompanied by commercial advertising.
 

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Some of our content articles and categories are accompanied by sponsorship. All these agreements are purely financial and the companies, charities and organisations we select to work with have no input into the topics covered, the opinions offered, or the clinical advice provided.
 

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Display ad units (clearly marked with 'ADVERTISEMENT') are operated by selected third party providers. We carefully select specific categories that we believe will display relevant ads; however, if you see any advertising which is at odds with our clinical standards please report this via our feedback form.
 

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The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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