The primary goal of the Association of Continuity Planners (ACP) is to provide a powerful network for the advancement of the business continuity industry and the development of continuity professionals. To achieve this goal, members of the Association must reflect the highest standards of ethical conduct. Therefore, ACP has established the following Code of Ethics and requires its observance as a prerequisite for continued membership and affiliation with the Association. Members who fail to observe the code of ethics will be subject to loss of membership.
- As an applicant for membership and as a member of ACP, I have in the past and will in the future:
- Perform all professional activities and duties in accordance with all applicable laws and the highest ethical principles;
- Maintain appropriate confidentiality of proprietary or otherwise sensitive information encountered in the course of professional activities;
- Fulfill professional responsibilities with diligence and honesty;
- Use the ACP membership list for Association business only and not furnish the membership list to non-members without the written permission of the ACP Corporate Board of Directors;
- Refrain from any activities which might constitute a conflict of interest or otherwise damage the reputation of employers, the continuity profession, or the Association; and
- Not intentionally injure or impugn the professional reputation or practice of colleagues, clients, or employers.