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The Asthma Society of Canada

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Certificate validity: 13 Oct 2011 - Oct 2013

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Date of initial review:

15 Jul 2002

Certificate validity:

13 Oct 2011 - Oct 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.

(13 Aug 2011) - Link

The content contained in the Asthma Society of Canada Web site is intended for education, information and communication purposes only, and does not constitute medical advice. You should not act or rely on any information in the Asthma Society of Canada Web site and should always seek the advice of a physician.
This Web site should not be used to obtain advice for use at the time of an asthma attack. Anyone having an asthma attack should immediately go to, or be brought to, an Emergency Department, or call 911 or your physician.

(13 Aug 2011) - Link

Internet Privacy Policy
The Asthma Society of Canada manages this Web site in strict accordance with the Canadian Medical Association's mandatory Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.
We take privacy issues seriously. We will provide specific notice before collecting any of your personal information (details that can identify you as an individual, such as your name or address). We will explain what information is being collected and how it will be used. You have the right to decline to have this information collected or transferred for marketing purposes.
We collect no personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us. We do not use techniques that collect personal information about you without your knowledge.
We will not transfer your personal information to a third party for marketing purposes unless we have your consent. Any personally identifiable data about our customers or Web site visitors is stored securely.

(13 Aug 2011) - Link

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

Last updated: August 2011

(13 Aug 2011) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 


(13 Aug 2011) - Link

(13 Aug 2011) - Link

he Asthma Society of Canada expressly disclaims all express or implied warranties of any kind with respect to any product identified on this Web site and the identification of any such product does not constitute endorsement of the product by the Asthma Society of Canada.

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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