Certificate of compliance

Dr. DeLuca's Addiction, Pain and Public Health website

is in compliance with the HONcode

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10 Years

Certificate validity: 03 Apr 2013 - Apr 2015

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HONcode identification number:


Date of initial review:

15 Oct 2002

Certificate validity:

03 Apr 2013 - Apr 2015

Date of last visit:

03 Apr 2013
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Brief Biography of Alex DeLuca, M.D., MPH

(27 May 2012) - Link

The information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician.

(27 May 2012) - Link

Privacy Policy
I do not collect any information about any visitor to this site. There is no registration process here, except for the Chronic Pain Forums. Anyone is free to browse these pages; no records are kept. This website does not attempt to place any "cookie" files nor does it require or otherwise make use of any such technology [except for the Chronic Pain Forums, which do employ cookie technology]. With this exception, if your computer tells you it has received a request to have a cookie placed while browsing my website, know that that request did not come from me. This is an informational website. I am not entering into a professional medical relationship with anybody. I do not do medical consultations. I do not ask for nor do I store or maintain or use any personal information of any sort about any visitor to this website except as detailed in the Email Confidentiality Policy statement, below.
Email Confidentiality Policy
I do NOT promise to respond to every email I receive, and any email response I might send may take weeks. Any email received from a visitor to this website will be read ONLY by me, Alexander DeLuca, M.D. I will keep a copy of any email received, and of any email reply I might send, for my personal records; however, these documents will NOT be shared with any third party. Further, no information will be extracted from any received email header for any use. For example, I will not extract email addresses from received messages in order to compile a mailing list.

(27 May 2012) - Link

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No Relief in Sight (full text plus Related References) – by Jacob Sullum, Senior Editor of Reason Magazine, 1997. Source. ‘Brief Note’ added: 2009-07-14.

(27 May 2012) - Link

added: 2009-07-14

(27 May 2012) - Link

Collaborative platforms:

added: 2009-07-14

(27 May 2012) - Link

This principle is not applicable to this site 

All Email to:

(27 May 2012) - Link

I am the sole funding source for this website. I pay all the expenses out of my pocket. I sell no products or services.

(27 May 2012) - Link

I sell no advertising.

(27 May 2012) - Link

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

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