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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:SeniorNavigator.com
Web address:http://www.seniornavigator.org/virginiaNavigator/IndexSN.aspx?.f=1
Mirror address(es):http://www.seniornavigator.com/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct581991
Date of initial review: 05 Jan 2001
Validity of certificate05 Sep 2011 - Sep 2013
Date of last visit14 Aug 2013

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.

The certified website is responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.


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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
Meet the SeniorNavigator Staff
  (17 Aug 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
SeniorNavigator is a 501c3 non-profit organization that provides free information about the health and aging resources available to Virginians. The information focuses on issues such as health, financial concerns, legal questions, health facilities, housing options, transportation, exercise programs, advocacy, and more.
  (17 Aug 2011) - Link

Seniors, caregivers, and adults with disabilities in Virginia
  (17 Aug 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
The Content is offered for informational and educational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal, financial or medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use of this web site does not create a doctor/patient or lawyer/client relationship between you and SeniorNavigator.org or any of our editors or Content providers. Instead, the Content is intended to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between you and your lawyer, you and your financial planner, and you and your physician. You should not act upon this information without seeking professional c...  (05 Sep 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Statement
  (05 Sep 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Source: National Cancer Institute
Last Review:08/02/2011
  (17 Aug 2011) - Link

  (05 Sep 2011) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
How do I contact SeniorNavigator?
  (17 Aug 2011) - Link

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  (27 Jul 2009) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Page "Our Partners and Sponsors" provides information about the sponsors and partners that support SeniorNavigator’s mission.
Support for SeniorNavigator comes from contributions made by individuals (people like you), corporations, and foundations. All contributions are tax-deductible. Your donation is important to us and important to those struggling to find help with elder care in Virginia.
  (17 Aug 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
All sponsored sections include a statement at the top of the page.
  (05 Sep 2011) - Link

No advertisers or sponsors of the SeniorNavigator website influence its design, editorial content, or interactive features.
  (05 Sep 2011) - Link

Our website hosts sponsored advertisements with embedded URL links. All advertisements will be in a banner format at a industry standard 234 x 60 size. Any advertisement on the SeniorNavigator website is housed in one sole area of the site – the ‘Supporters’ section and is distinguished by that heading.
  (05 Sep 2011) - Link

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