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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Pat Letendre's homepage
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Pat Letendre's homepage
Web address:http://www.ualberta.ca/~pletendr/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct493564
Date of initial review: 01 Jan 1999
Validity of certificate26 Jul 2011 - Jul 2013
Date of last visit26 Jul 2011
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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

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
Policies for the website are established by Pat Letendre, who is solely responsible for its content.
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2. Presentation of the site
This website is intended for the educational use of medical laboratory professionals worldwide & MLS students at University of the Alberta.
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medical laboratory professionals worldwide & MLS students at University of the Alberta.
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Purpose of the website
Health-related information on this site and in external links is not suitable for a non-professional audience and such links should NOT be construed as providing answers to diagnostic or treatment concerns.
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3. Confidentiality
This site does NOT collect information that personally identifies its visitors such as names and e-mail addresses. There is a website tracker that temporarily logs the domain name or IP address of the last 20 visitors and changes constantly as people visit the site. Other information such as type of browser and country are also captured and summarized.
The site complies with the Privacy Policy of the University of Alberta.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Last updated: 07/01/2011 19:26:30
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Email, phone and postal address provided.
Contact information
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
This site is funded by the University of Alberta for the use of staff and students...
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8. Advertising policy
no advertising is accepted
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