Certificate of compliance

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Support

is in compliance with the HONcode

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3 Years

Certificate validity: 29 Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct275691

Date of initial review:

16 Feb 2012

Certificate validity:

29 Oct 2015 - Oct 2016

Date of last visit:

29 Oct 2015
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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.

effrey D. Roberts, MSEd, B.Sc.
Patient Advocate
Consultant
Jeffrey founded the IBS Self Help and Support Group website in 1995 due to having Irritable Bowel Syndrome
 

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Considering the real-time nature of this bulletin board, it is impossible for us to review messages or confirm the validity of information posted. Please remember that we do not actively monitor the contents of and are not responsible for any messages posted

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IBDsupport.org is for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for consultation with your health care provider.
 

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DISCLAIMER: The information provided within by the IBS Group is intended as supplemental material only. In no way are these documents meant to be a substitute for professional medical care or attention by a qualified practitioner, nor should it be implied as such. ALWAYS check with your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your condition, or before starting a new program of treatment. Information for this website comes from personal experience with the disease and from research and clinical experience in the field.

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The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Support Group (“IBD Support”) respects your privacy. That’s why we have created this Privacy Statement to explain how and why we collect certain information online, and how we use that information. This statement also explains how you can prevent collection of certain information about yourself, if you choose. Please take a few moments to read our Privacy Statement. This statement applies to both information we collect from visitors to the IBDsupport.org Web site, as well as information we collect or have access to when on our message boards.
 

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We at these forums also reserve the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information we know about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any message posted by you.
All publicly displayed messages are limited to the English language. This includes posts, titles, signatures, as well as any attachments or other forms of public display.

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Source: IBSGroup.org©, About.com® - Inflammatory Bowel Disease, MedlinePlus® - GERD
 

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You agree, to the best of your ability, to give references (links) to any health or medical information you provide, when you are not providing your own personal experience, ie: anything that you have not undergone by yourself.

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Last updated on November 30, 2014
 

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

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You agree, through your use of this service, that you will not use these forums to post any material which is knowingly false and/or defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, vulgar, hateful, harassing, obscene, profane, threatening, invasive of a person's privacy, inappropriate for a young adult or child, or otherwise violative of any law.

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Contact Us
 

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Funding for IBDsupport.org is obtained primarily from the sale of advertising space. Our website hosts advertisement banners and contextually sponsored text/links. Advertisement is distinguished by the word “Advertisement” or the symbol contextual-ad-icon and underlining of words/phrases. Some funding to develop content is provided in the form of an unrestricted educational grant and content which was written under a grant, is labeled as such. Where content of our website has been used with permission, it is cited as such.
 

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Elizabeth has no conflict of interests to report as a volunteer Community Manager for the IBD Support Forums.

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Revenues from advertising and affiliation go directly to funding the activities of IBDsupport.org. Advertising and affiliation do not dictate editorial content. There is no implied endorsement of any sponsored product advertised on/through the IBDsupport.org website.
 

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Advertisement is distinguished by the word “Advertisement” or the symbol contextual-ad-icon and underlining of words/phrases.
 

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Please note that chain letters, pyramid schemes, and solicitations are inappropriate on these forums as a posting, anywhere in your member profile or in your member status message. Under no circumstances are unpaid advertising of products allowed in any forum postings, anywhere in your member profile or in your member status message

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