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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.
Any information on this website is provided for education/information purposes only and is not a substitute for personal, medical or genetic advice. Families should consult a medically qualified clinician in all matters relating to genetic diagnosis, management and health.
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This principle is not applicable to this site
Sources of Funding
Unique receives no government funding. The charity depends on voluntary donations and fundraising from registered members, their families, friends and work colleagues as well as the general public; sponsorship, donations and matched funding from private companies; grants from charitable trusts and foundations. More detail about our funding sources can be found in our Annual Report and Accounts.
There are no conflicts of interest.
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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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