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HONcode status
Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
Cove Point Foundation
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:Cove Point Foundation
Web address:http://www.pted.org/
Mirror address(es):http://www.lenox.congenital.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct348786
Date of initial review: 05 May 2009
Validity of certificate22 Jun 2013 - Jun 2015
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

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

HONcode status
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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
The illustrations, animations, and text entries were prepared under the direction of Drs. Everett and Hammill by Jasper Burns, Paul Burns, and Dr. Susan Silveira Clinton.

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2. Presentation of the site
This site is an in-depth educational resource for patients with congenital heart disease and their families.

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It is available to the public on the internet at no charge.
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Purpose of the website
The information contained on the Cove Point/Johns Hopkins Children's Center Patient Education for Congenital Heart Disease Site is not intended, nor is it implied, to be used in place of a visit, call, consultation, or advice of your physician(s) or other healthcare provider(s). A physician or other qualified healthcare provider should be consulted with any questions regarding a medical condition. Always seek medical advice prior to starting any new treatment.

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3. Confidentiality
www.pted.org is an educational website for Congenital Heart Disease. We are committed to protecting your privacy and do not collect any personally identifiable information from our users. Users may be asked to participate in an anonymous survey while on the site, which involves the use of cookies. However, answers will only be used to improve the site's content and functionality. No information will ever be passed on to any third party, unless required by law. http://www.pted.org contains links to other web sites. Please no...
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
The illustrations, animations, and text entries were prepared under the direction of Drs. Everett and Hammill by Jasper Burns, Paul Burns, and Dr. Susan Silveira Clinton.
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Page Last Updated: February 22 2011
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
Email addresses
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7. Disclosure of funding sources
This site ... was made possible by a generous grant from THE COVE POINT FOUNDATION.
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8. Advertising policy

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The advertisements on this site do not have influence over the content.

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All advertisements are clearly labeled.

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