Certificate of compliance

AllAboutVision

is in compliance with the HONcode

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13 Years

Certificate validity 12 Sep 2013 - Sep 2015

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct419127

Date of initial review:

27 Feb 2000

Certificate validity

12 Sep 2013 - Sep 2015

Date of last visit:

11 Mar 2016
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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.

Our Editorial Advisory Board
 

(12 Sep 2013) - Link

This website is designed to provide general information about vision, vision care and vision correction. It is not intended to provide medical advice.
 

(12 Sep 2013) - Link

Privacy Statement
 

(12 Sep 2013) - Link

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

By Gretchyn Bailey
 

(12 Sep 2013) - Link

Cataracts
 

(12 Sep 2013) - Link

Contact Us
 

(12 Sep 2013) - Link

How does AllAboutVision.com make money? AllAboutVision.com sells advertising and sponsorships on the site to companies that provide eye care products and services. We don't sell products, so our content isn't biased toward anything we're trying to sell you.
 

(12 Sep 2013) - Link

But isn't AllAboutVision.com's content biased toward its advertisers? We run advertising for many different types of products and services. From a business perspective, that helps keep us impartial. For example, no laser vision correction companies would advertise with us if our content was unfairly biased toward contact lenses, and vice versa. Much more importantly, since AllAboutVision.com is an online publication, the professional ethics of our team of journalists and our doctor reviewers set the standard for our editorial quality.
 

(12 Sep 2013) - Link

How do I know which content on your website is advertising, and which is not? Our website includes advertising banners, advertorials and sponsored sections. Advertisements and advertorials are labeled with the word "Advertisement." Sponsored sections are labeled with the phrase "Sponsored Section."
 

(12 Sep 2013) - 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 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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