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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
The Stroke Network
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:The Stroke Network
Web address:http://www.strokenetwork.org/
Mirror address(es):http://www.strokenetwork.net/ http://strokenetblog.net/ http://www.tracerlock.com/browse-news-feed.cgi?id=54239&subpage=1
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct739449
Date of initial review: 26 Oct 2000
Validity of certificate27 Aug 2012 - Aug 2014
Date of last visit28 Aug 2012
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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



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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
Our Staff

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For the collaborative platform:

4. The StrokeNet Blog is moderated by the CEO.
a. All comments are welcome.
i. Comments will be reviewed, within 24 hours, prior to being published.

5. All contributors, by default, are non-medical professionals, unless stated.
6. All contributors to the blog, including the CEO, must behave at all times with respect and honesty.
7. Contributors making rude, flaming or offensive comments may be banned from submitting future comments.

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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide on-line support to survivors of stroke and stroke caregivers. We also want to educate you about stroke and to provide as many resources and other types of information as we can.

We want to bring support to the stroke survivors and other members of the stroke family that want to use the Internet as a medium for bringing a support group right into your home. We are aware that not everybody has the luxury of having a Stroke or Caregiver Support Group close to them or at a time that is convenient nor does everybody have the tr...
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For the collaborative platform:

Our mission is to provide on-line support to survivors of stroke and stroke caregivers. We also want to educate you about stroke and to provide as many resources and other types of information as we can.

We want to bring support to the stroke survivors and other members of the stroke family that want to use the Internet as a medium for bringing a support group right into your home. We are aware that not everybody has the luxury of having a Stroke or Caregiver Support Group close to them or at a time that is convenient nor does everybody have the transportation to travel when you ...
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Audience:
Our hope is that we can provide on-line assistance to the stroke survivor and their loved ones and help them transition from a life of being able-bodied to one of living with the disabilities that stroke can cause.
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For the collaborative platform:

Our mission is to provide on-line support to survivors of stroke and stroke caregivers.
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Purpose of the website
This advice is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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For the collaborative platform:

3. Medical suggestions and recommendations is not offered unless it is based on
personal experience.
a. See the Stroke Network Medical Disclaimer.
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3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy

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For the collaborative platform:

2. The StrokeNet Blog is considered a public forum.
a. Refer to The Stroke Network Privacy Policy for an explanation, specifically concerning a public forum, and further information.
3. All comments are non-editable.

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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
gantdaily.com
2012-04-11 09:05:20
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For the collaborative platform:

Attribution - the source of the content
1. All contributors must provide references (links for ex.) to the health/medical information they provide.
a. Contributors must distinguish whether their comments are from personal experience or opinion, 3rd party information, etc.
i. What is meant by personal experience is anything the person has undergone himself/herself.

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Original date 3/1/96 Revised 11/24/08

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For the collaborative platform:

27 August 2012
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

For the collaborative platform:

Justifiability - Claims included in the StrokeNet Blog
1. All contributors must clearly state that their post information is true and correct to their knowledge.

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6. User support and adequation
StrokeNet Message Board Contact Us

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For the collaborative platform:

StrokeNet Message Board Contact Us
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+ Larger Font | + Smaller Font

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7. Disclosure of funding sources
The Stroke Network is a 501(c) non-profit charity. That being said, all sources of revenue depend on fundraising and by individual contributions, namely donations. All funds come from these resources. It should be noted that there are no conflicts of interest. Below are details of fundraising events.

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For the collaborative platform:

Originally, we started with three volunteer staff members. Today, we are managed by 45 unpaid volunteer staff members and 12 volunteers on our board of directors.

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8. Advertising policy
Our website hosts ads and links. We do not control ads content and our editorial content is free of any commercial influence.

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For the collaborative platform:

Spam and advertisements will not be approved.

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For the collaborative platform:

Spam and advertisements will not be approved.

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