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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
About: Alcoholism
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:About: Alcoholism
Web address:http://alcoholism.about.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct276829
Date of initial review: 01 Nov 2005
Validity of certificate21 Jan 2013 - Jan 2015
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



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
is in recovery from the experience of living with an alcoholic.
  (26 Sep 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission: UNderstood that the site provides information about alcoholism
 
At About.com, we provide advice and information that are not only practical but trustworthy.
  (26 Sep 2012) - Link

Audience:
About.com is a friend to beginner and expert alike.
  (26 Sep 2012) - Link

Purpose of the website
You should seek the advice of a professional regarding your particular situation.
  (26 Sep 2012) - Link

3. Confidentiality
ABOUT ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY
  (26 Sep 2012) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
By Buddy T, About.com Guide

Updated May 16, 2007

About.com Health's Disease and Condition content is reviewed by the Medical Review Board
  (26 Sep 2012) - Link

By Buddy T, About.com Guide

Updated May 16, 2007

About.com Health's Disease and Condition content is reviewed by the Medical Review Board
  (26 Sep 2012) - Link

5. Justification of claims
6. User support and adequation
Buddy T

Email Me

  (26 Sep 2012) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
The About Group is part of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI), a leading internet company with more than 50 fast-growing, highly-related brands serving loyal consumer audiences.
  (26 Sep 2012) - Link

8. Advertising policy
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