Beggs Laboratory | Requirements for HONcode Certification

Principal 1: Authority

This website is maintained by Casie Genetti, MS, CGC and related members of the Beggs Laboratory within Boston Children's Hospital.

Principal 3: Confidentiality

When you visit our Web site you may provide us only one type of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis. Our Web site does not track with cookies. As we are not asking questions or selling a product, we do not need to trace those who visit our page. If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We will not provide your email address or contact information to third parties without your specific request or permission.

Our Web site is designed only to make people more aware of our research and how they can become part of our research if they wish to do so. Apart from voluntarily offered contact information, our Web site requests nothing of its viewers. If you are interested in enrolling in our research, or in enrolling a friend, family member, or patient, we will obtain the information necessary to do so apart from the Web site and at the discretion of the interested person (s). We do not discuss personal information provided to our lab with outside parties without your written permission.

Principal 4: Attribution/Date

This website content is maintained by Tanya Holmes, BA, Elizabeth Taylor DeChene, MS, CGC, Alan H. Beggs, PhD, and assorted members of the Beggs Laboratory within Boston Children's Hospital. All credentials are displayed on the "Current Members" page of the website. The content was last updated on 06/23/2010.

Principal 7: Disclosure of Funding Sources

Our website is funded by research grants given to Children's Hospital from the National Institute of Health, various foundations and private donors.