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  Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode for health online information
HONcode status Johns Hopkins University Ovarian Cancer Web Site
This site is undergoing periodical audit
http://www.ovariancancer.jhmi.edu/

This site has been certified since 12 Mar 2002 and will be re-certified upon completion of the periodical audit.





  Significance of the HONcode

The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this health 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 webmaster/editor 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 can 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.

Those in charge of the certified website are responsible for the content of its website, unless otherwise provided by law.

 


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