Certificate of compliance

Kids With Food Allergies

is in compliance with the HONcode

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7 Years

Certificate validity 26 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct435122

Date of initial review:

30 Oct 2003

Certificate validity

26 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013

Date of last visit:

25 Feb 2014
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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.

List of current Medical Advisory Team is provided.

Medical Advisory Team
 

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Collaborative platforms:

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.

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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.
 

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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.

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Privacy policy
 

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Collaborative platforms:

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.

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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: www.kidswithfoodallergies.org/editorialpolicy.html

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

¹ Hahn, M and McKnight, M. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About FALCPA. Retrieved on December 30, 2007 from www.foodallergy.org/advocacy/FALCPA_FAQ.pdf
Approved by KFA Medical Advisory Team, February 2008.
 

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Collaborative platforms:

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.

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Page last updated 03/16/2011
 

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Posts are automatically dated.
August 25, 2011 01:12 PM

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

Collaborative platforms:

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.

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Contact us
 

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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
 

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Collaborative platforms:

Our forums are moderated by volunteers who fill the role of Community Leaders and Community Hosts.

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Sponsored banners are clearly labeled with the word "Sponsor"

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Any content will be separate from, and will not be influenced by, any sponsorship or advertising on our Web site.
URL: www.kidswithfoodallergies.org/editorialpolicy.html

KFA maintains editorial independence.
 

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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”.
 

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Collaborative platforms:

Members are not permitted to post advertisements in the form of content, banner or links.

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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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