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HONcode status
 
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Gluten Intolerance Group
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Gluten Intolerance Group
Web address:http://www.gluten.net/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct849212
Date of initial review: 12 Jun 2002
Validity of certificate21 Nov 2010 - Nov 2012
Date of last visit07 Oct 2012

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.

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
Medical Advisory Board




Medical Advisory Board:
Joseph Murray, MD (Rochester, MN)
Cynthia S. Rudert, MD, FACP (Atlanta, GA)
Michael Schuffler, MD (Seattle, WA)
  (12 Nov 2010) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The mission of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America® is to support persons with gluten intolerances, celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and other gluten sensitivities, through consumer and industry services and programs that positively promote healthy lives.
  (02 Oct 2012) - Link

Audience:
The mission of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America® is to support persons with gluten intolerances, celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and other gluten sensitivities, through consumer and industry services and programs that positively promote healthy lives.
  (02 Oct 2012) - Link

Purpose of the website
Medical information provided on this site has been prepared by medical professionals and reviewed by GIG®'s Medical Advisor Board for accuracy. Information contained on this site should only be used with the advise of your physician or health care professional.

  (12 Nov 2010) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy
  (02 Oct 2012) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
All materials presented on this site are the sole property and copyright of GIG®, unless otherwise stated. Materials not designed by GIG® will indicate the source
  (12 Nov 2010) - Link

On footer of site
 

Site last updated on June 19th, 2012
  (02 Oct 2012) - Link

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

6. User support and adequation
Contact GIG®
Administration:

  (02 Oct 2012) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources


The Gluten Intolerance Group®, also known as GIG®, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization funded by private donations including the Combined Federal Campaign, United Way Designated Giving, Employer Matching Funds; proceeds from memberships, the sale of products and our educational resources.
  (02 Oct 2012) - Link

8. Advertising policy
Corporate Alliance Partners:
  (12 Nov 2010) - Link

All materials presented on this site are the sole property and copyright of GIG®, unless otherwise stated. Materials not designed by GIG® will indicate the source. This website is supported by the generous contributions of donors and members of the Gluten Intolerance Group®. No commercial funds support this site. Links to other sites are provided as paid advertising, having met the advertising policies of GIG®. Contact GIG® for Ad policies and information. This web site does not accept banner advertising.
  (21 Nov 2010) - Link

Corporate Alliance Partners
  (21 Nov 2010) - Link

This web site does not accept banner advertising.
Links to other sites are provided as paid advertising
  (12 Nov 2010) - Link

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