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The certification process step by step
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RE-EVALUATION PROCESS (every one year)
   
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ONE YEAR OF VALIDITY OF YOUR CERTIFICATE

WARNING:
SUPERVISION IS PERFORMED THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE ONE YEAR

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- Automatic control of principles   
  ACTOR: HON   -   HOW OFTEN
: trimestrial
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- Human performed supervision   
  ACTOR: HON   -  HOW OFTEN
: annual
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- Online system of complaints    
  ACTOR: online community   -  TERM
: complaints treated within 10 working days
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ACTION - 1 ACTOR: YOU   -  TERM: 2 weeks

The HONcode certificate of your site is reaching its expiry date. Before the expiration date, HON will contact you and request a contribution for the annual re-assesment. Then a payment has to be submitted for the re-evaluation process. Upon receiving this payment, HON will provide you with an official receipt and your website will be evaluated within 4 weeks of receiving payment.
Reason : Re-evaluation required in order to verify that the website still respects the HONcode principles and for continued renewal of the HONcode certificate.

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ACTION - 2 ACTOR: HON   -  TERM: 2 weeks

Your site is re-evaluated by HONcode reviewers at the end of the certificate
validity after payment has been received. This is done systematically you do not have to resubmit an application.
An email is sent to you to inform you of your certification status. Unless your
website is still fully compliant, your status will be set to "reexam" until
the necessary changes are made.
Reason : Re-evaluation is performed in order to verify that the website still
respects the HONcode principles.

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ACTION - 3 ACTOR: YOU   -  TERM: 2 weeks

Make requested modifications on your site.
Reason : Full conformity with all 8 principles is indispensable for prolongation
of certificate.

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ACTION - 4 ACTOR: HON   -  TERM: 2 weeks

HONcode reviewers verify modifications made & extend certificate for one
year. If you do not answer / comply despite our repeated emails, your status
will be set to non-compliant (Permanent withdrawal of HONcode).
Reason : Prevent misuse of the HONcode.

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