Yes, I have read and understand the ACP Code of Ethics (see box, below),
and understand that willful violation of the ACP Code of Ethics may result in revocation of
my membership, as determined by the Chapter Executive Committee and/or the National Board of Directors.
ACP CODE OF ETHICS
The primary goal of the Association of Continuity Professionals (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 requisite for membership and affiliation with ACP. 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 will:
- 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 from all sources encountered in the course of professional activities;
- Fulfill professional responsibilities with diligence and honesty;
- Use the ACP membership List for ACP business only and not furnish the membership list to non-members without the written permission from the ACP Corporate Board of Directors;
- Refrain from any activities which might constitute a conflict of interest or otherwise damage the reputation of the continuity profession or ACP; and
- Not intentionally injure or impugn the professional reputation or practice of colleagues, clients, or employers.