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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Kids With Food Allergies
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Kids With Food Allergies
Web address:http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct435122
Date of initial review: 30 Oct 2003
Validity of certificate26 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014
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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.

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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
List of current Medical Advisory Team is provided.
Medical Advisory Team
  (24 Aug 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Our forums are moderated by volunteers who fill the role of Community Leaders and Community Hosts.
Kids With Food Allergies, Inc. expects our members and site visitors to abide by common standards of decency and courtesy. Kids With Food Allergies, Inc. reserves the right to remove any posted item it deems objectionable, offensive or inappropriate or not in the best interests of the organization. Members or visitors who abuse any interactive features, including the message boards, private messaging or chat areas will be banned from future participation on the site.
(24 Aug 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission: List of goals provided.
 
Goals
  (24 Aug 2011) - Link

Audience:
Families raising children with food allergies.
  (24 Aug 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
Information on our site and shared by members of our support forums is not intended to be medical advice or to replace the relationship between a patient and his/her physician.
  (24 Aug 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

The information appearing on this Kids With Food Allergies Foundation Website (kisdwithfoodallergies.org) and the Kids With Food Allergies Family Support Community is presented for your support and general informational purposes only and is not intended to constitute medical advice or treatment or to replace the relationship that exists between and individual and your physician.
(24 Aug 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy policy
  (24 Aug 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Members have a 15-minute window to edit posts. Members do not have permission to delete their own posts; however in exceptional circumstances, posts can be deleted at the request of a member by the community manager.
(24 Aug 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Content (such as frequently asked questions or other features) created by our Medical Advisory Team members, writers, or editors, goes through a review process before being added to our Web site.
URL: http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org/editorialpolicy.html
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
¹ Hahn, M and McKnight, M. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About FALCPA. Retrieved on December 30, 2007 from http://www.foodallergy.org/advocacy/FALCPA_FAQ.pdf
Approved by KFA Medical Advisory Team, February 2008.
  (24 Aug 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Participants in our online support forums are encouraged to provide links, citations or other references to support any health information shared. Participants are also free to share their personal experiences.
(24 Aug 2011) - Link

Page last updated 03/16/2011
  (24 Aug 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:
Posts are automatically dated.

August 25, 2011 01:12 PM
(26 Aug 2011) - Link

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

For the collaborative platform:

Our entire Volunteer Team of Community Leaders and Hosts are parents sharing their knowledge and experiences in raising their own food-allergic children. They are not bringing any specific knowledge/expertise to their positions other than what they've learned over the years of dealing with food allergies themselves.
(26 Aug 2011) - Link

6. User support and adequation
Contact us
  (24 Aug 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Funding for our operations and programs comes from a variety of sources including:
- Charitable donations
- Corporate sponsorships
- Educational grants
- Newsletter advertising
- Family Membership subscription fees
- Sales of logo items and merchandise
- Royalty revenue from purchases made at Amazon.com
  (24 Aug 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Our forums are moderated by volunteers who fill the role of Community Leaders and Community Hosts.
(24 Aug 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Sponsored banners are clearly labeled with the word "Sponsor"
All advertisements and any promotional, commercial or information in the form of articles, or display advertisements (banners or logos), will be clearly indicated as “sponsor” or “advertisement”.
  (24 Aug 2011) - Link

Any content will be separate from, and will not be influenced by, any sponsorship or advertising on our Web site.
URL: http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org/editorialpolicy.html
KFA maintains editorial independence.
  (24 Aug 2011) - Link

All advertisements and any promotional, commercial or information in the form of articles, or display advertisements (banners or logos), will be clearly indicated as “sponsor” or “advertisement”.
  (24 Aug 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Members are not permitted to post advertisements in the form of content, banner or links.
(24 Aug 2011) - Link

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