Membership Code of Conduct
IAAP Membership Code of Conduct
This document sets the code of conduct expected of all members of the IAAP and is a condition of membership. It applies to all members, irrespective of their membership type, the role they fulfil, or the jurisdiction in which they live or work.
All members of the IAAP:
- must abide by the rules of the Association as set out in its Articles of Association;
- should uphold the reputation and good standing of IAAP;
- must act with integrity and respect others, value alternative points of view;
- must act within the boundaries of relevant legislation;
- must act in the general interest and must not use their position to unfairly benefit themselves, their employers, or others;
- must promptly pay membership fees as part of continued membership;
- will take the necessary steps to ensure that their contributions of content are made according to accessibility standards;
- will not commit the IAAP in any way unless authorized to do so;
- will not make any statement on behalf of IAAP or purport to represent IAAP through any public medium, including digital social media, unless authorized to do so by IAAP; and
- must reject and will not make any offer of bribery or unethical inducement.
- IAAP reserves the right to review any individual membership application or conduct audits of its members for validity and conformity to the rules stipulated in the membership agreement.
- Should a member fail to meet the conditions in this Code of Conduct, IAAP may, at its sole discretion, decide on the appropriate action to take.
IAAP reserves the right to update this Membership Code of Conduct.
By applying for membership to IAAP you indicate that you have accepted and will abide by the Membership Code of Conduct as published from time to time.
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