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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Restorative Dentistry Oncology Clinic (RDOC)
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Restorative Dentistry Oncology Clinic (RDOC)
Web address:http://www.rdoc.org.uk/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct665771
Date of initial review: 23 Jan 2002
Validity of certificate19 Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

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.

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
Any medical or health advice provided and hosted on the MCF web site will only be given by medically trained and qualified professionals unless a clear statement is made that a piece of advice offered is from a non-medically qualified individual or organisation.
  (18 Jul 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Moderators may intervene if a user posts messages that show disregard to other users and/or bring the Mouth Cancer Foundation into disrepute. A user may be temporarily suspended after ignoring a written warning from a moderator. Users may be permanently banned after continuing to spam, be disruptive or abusive.
(18 Jul 2011) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The Mouth Cancer Foundation was established in June 2004 to be a professional support organization solely dedicated to supporting people with mouth, throat and other head & neck cancer face the crisis of cancer. It gained charitable status (registered charity No. 1109298) in May 2005.
  (18 Jul 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Support, can be a vital component of the healing process for head and neck cancer patients. It can have an enormous positive impact in meeting the psychosocial needs of patients as well as preserving, restoring, and promoting physical and emotional health.
(18 Jul 2011) - Link

Audience:
The Mouth Cancer Foundation web site aims to help patients, carers and health professionals find free information on mouth cancers easily.
  (18 Jul 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:
Patients

Support, can be a vital component of the healing process for head and neck cancer patients.
(18 Jul 2011) - Link

Purpose of the website
The information provided on the MCF web site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.
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For the collaborative platform:

The information provided on the MCF web site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.
(18 Jul 2011) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Confidentiality of data relating to individual patients and visitors to a medical/health web site, including their identity, is respected by the MCF web site. We undertake to honour or exceed the legal requirements of medical/health information privacy that apply in the country and state where the web site and mirror sites are located.
  (18 Jul 2011) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
References
  (18 Jul 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

Users providing information that is not their own personal experience should provide references (e.g. links) to health/medical information.
(18 Jul 2011) - Link

Website last updated Monday, 18th July 2011

Website last updated Thursday, 18th August 2011
  (19 Aug 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:
All posts are dated

17 July 2011 01:02 PM
(18 Jul 2011) - Link

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

For the collaborative platform:

Users must post information which are true and correct to their knowledge.
(18 Jul 2011) - Link

6. User support and adequation
Phones, email addresses and contact form provided.
Contact us
  (18 Jul 2011) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
Donators are presented at the fundraising page.
Support for the MCF web site will be clearly identified, including the identities of commercial and non-commercial organisations that have contributed funding, services or material for the site.

  (19 Aug 2011) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Our website hosts sponsored ads and links. Our editorial content is free of any commercial influence. We accept only ads relevant to our site and ...
  (19 Aug 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

8. The MCF web site accepts sponsorship to help meet its costs. Support for this web site will be clearly identified, including the identities of commercial and non-commercial organisations that have contributed funding or services for the site. Any promotional material used will be presented to viewers in a manner and context that facilitates differentiation between it and the original editorial created by MCF.
(08 Mar 2010) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

8. The MCF web site accepts sponsorship to help meet its costs. Support for this web site will be clearly identified, including the identities of commercial and non-commercial organisations that have contributed funding or services for the site. Any promotional material used will be presented to viewers in a manner and context that facilitates differentiation between it and the original editorial created by MCF.
(08 Mar 2010) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

8. The MCF web site accepts sponsorship to help meet its costs. Support for this web site will be clearly identified, including the identities of commercial and non-commercial organisations that have contributed funding or services for the site. Any promotional material used will be presented to viewers in a manner and context that facilitates differentiation between it and the original editorial created by MCF.
(08 Mar 2010) - Link

... we label all ads with the word Advertisement.
  (19 Aug 2011) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

8. The MCF web site accepts sponsorship to help meet its costs. Support for this web site will be clearly identified, including the identities of commercial and non-commercial organisations that have contributed funding or services for the site. Any promotional material used will be presented to viewers in a manner and context that facilitates differentiation between it and the original editorial created by MCF.
(08 Mar 2010) - Link

For the collaborative platform:

On the forum, advertisement (links, banners, content, etc.) is not permitted on the platform.
(19 Aug 2011) - Link

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