Privacy Policy / Code of Ethics

TIF website has been accredited with the HONcode of Conduct for medical and health Web sites, accredited by the Health on the Net Foundation. More information at http://www.hon.ch/HONcode/Webmasters/Visitor/visitor.html

TIF website [www.thalassaemia.org.cy] abides by the following:

 

Principle 1      Authority

Any medical or health advice provided and hosted on this site will only be given by medically trained and qualified professionals unless a clear statement is made that a piece of advice offered is from a non-medically qualified individual or organisation.

The authors on this website are accredited haematologists, paediatricians, medical advisors and researchers, clearly cited in each publication.

Principle 2      Complementarity

The information provided on the thalassaemia International Federation website [www.thalassaemia.org.cy] is designed to support, not to replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician.

Principle 3      Confidentiality/ Respect the privacy of site users.

All personal information collected from the visitors of our website, including their identity, remains confidential. We respect the law(s) on confidentiality, as they are made applicable to this website by the Republic of Cyprus and we will never pass on these data to any third party, unless required by law. Our website does collect cookies.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS: Currently, we are using Google Analytics to analyse the audience of the website and improve our content. No personal information is collected from Google Analytics. For further information on the privacy policy concerning Google Analytics, please go to https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

Principle 4      Attribution

The original sources and dates of any medical/ research information provided on this website are clearly cited below each publication and have specific HTML links to that data. Dates of last modification are also included on each page. The date when a clinical page was last modified will be clearly displayed (e.g. at the bottom of the page).

 Principle 5      Justifiability

Any claims relating to the benefits/performance of a specific treatment, commercial product or service will be supported by appropriate, balanced evidence in the manner outlined above in Principle 4.

Principle 6      Transparency

TIF can be contacted by email at thalassaemia@cytanet.com.cy , by phone at +357 22 319 129. Location and other contact details here http://www.thalassaemia.org.cy/contact-us/ and through Facebook at /tif.thalassaemia

Principle 7      Financial disclosure

TIF projects, including this website receive funding from members of the TIF Industry Circle. These sources of funding are clearly identified at TIF Industry Circle and do not have any influence on the editorial content of the website and there are not or could not be any conflicts of interest.

Principle 8      Advertising

Our website does not host any form of advertisement. Any advertisement in TIF’s communication material e.g., TIF Magazine uploaded on the TIF website is clearly distinguished from editorial content.