Certificate of compliance

Unique - The Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group

is in compliance with the HONcode

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7 Years

Certificate validity 16 Nov 2015 - Nov 2016

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Date of initial review:

20 Aug 2008

Certificate validity

16 Nov 2015 - Nov 2016

Date of last visit:

16 Nov 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.

Meet the Unique Staff Team

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Although great care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information in this website, Unique cannot accept responsibility for any errors or omissions. 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. Unique mentions other organisations' message boards and websites to help families looking for information. This does not imply that we endorse their content or have a... 

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

Author Beverly Searle BSc(Hons) PhD CBiol MSB

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Website last updated 22 May 2015
This page last updated 22 May 2015

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This principle is not applicable to this site 

Contact Us
For new membership applications, please go to the How To Join Us page on this website for details of how to become a new member.
For all other enquiries please contact Unique by one of the methods below:
Email us at or
Write to us at:
The Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group
G1 The Stables,
Station Road West,
RH8 9EE,
Telephone us at: +44(0)1883 723356

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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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Unique Advertising Policy
The Unique website www.rarechromo.org does not carry advertising and none of the space or content has been sold or leased to any third party for the purpose of generating revenue. Any links to third party websites are included entirely at our discretion because it is felt that they may be of benefit to Unique members, however Unique does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of third party links. Links are not included on our site for financial gain or for ben...

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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