Codekeeper Code of Business Conduct
The Codekeeper Code
At Codekeeper, we firmly believe in conducting business ethically and responsibly. We expect all officers, employees, and contractors (referred to as team members) to embrace the ethical and legal principles described in this Code, and integrate them into their daily activities. We promote the highest standards of integrity throughout our business operations and ensure full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
By adhering to the Code, we collectively strive to maintain a culture of trust, transparency, and accountability.
Respecting Human Rights: Upholding Dignity and Equality
We firmly believe in the value of respecting human rights in all aspects of our business operations. We recognize the fundamental importance of avoiding any infringement on the rights of others and are committed to addressing any adverse human rights impacts we may be involved in. We expect that this commitment to upholding human rights extends to our team members, partners, vendors, and customers.
Fair Dealing: Acting with Integrity and Ethical Standards
We deeply value our commitment to legal compliance and ethical conduct. We strictly adhere to all applicable laws, rules, governmental regulations, and industry standards. We strive to not only meet these standards but exceed them where possible. Each team member plays an essential role in this commitment and is expected to uphold these standards in all aspects of their work.
We strictly prohibit any form of unfair business practices, including but not limited to misrepresentation, manipulation, concealment of material information, and misuse of privileged information to gain an unfair advantage. Our team members are expected to act honestly, and transparently in all their interactions, both internal and external.
In line with our steadfast commitment to integrity, Codekeeper has a zero-tolerance policy regarding the acceptance of bribes or improper payments, whether directly or indirectly, from any customer, vendor, or any other person/entity. Engaging in such behavior for personal gain or commercial advantage constitutes a breach of trust and will be met with appropriate disciplinary action.
Codekeeper’s Relationship with Partners, Competitors, and Vendors
At Codekeeper, we recognize that our relationships with partners, competitors, and vendors significantly contribute to our success and influence our reputation in the industry. We expect all team members to engage in fair and ethical practices when interacting with current and potential customers, competitors, vendors, contractors, and subcontractors. We believe in doing business ethically and expect our partners, competitors, and vendors to do the same. Through these commitments, we aim to create a mutually beneficial business environment and uphold our company's reputation for ethical business practices.
Codekeeper’s Commitment to Fair Competition
We believe in competing fairly and ethically. All team members are expected to uphold the principles of fair competition in all of their activities on behalf of Codekeeper. We will never engage in unethical or illegal practices such as price-fixing, bid-rigging, market allocation, or any other activity that might constitute an anti-competitive practice.
Relationship with Competitors
Our relationship with our competitors is based on respect and professionalism. We believe in healthy competition and we respect the rights of our competitors to compete fairly in the marketplace.
Any competitive information about other companies must be collected ethically and legally. Misrepresentation, espionage, or other unethical practices in gathering competitive information is strictly prohibited.
Adherence to Competition Laws
We are committed to full compliance with all applicable competition laws, rules, and regulations in all countries where we conduct business. Every team member is expected to understand and comply with the competition laws relevant to their job responsibilities.
We expect all our vendors to conduct their business in an ethical and fair manner. This includes the prohibition of practices such as bribery, corruption, and any form of unfair competition. Vendors are expected to provide quality products and services on their merits, ensuring that all business transactions are transparent and conducted with integrity.
Compliance with Laws and Regulations
All vendors must fully comply with the laws, rules, and regulations of the countries where they operate. This includes but is not limited to, laws and regulations related to labor, human rights, environmental protection, and anti-corruption. Any violation of applicable laws and regulations is unacceptable and may lead to the termination of our business relationship.
We expect our vendors to comply with all relevant security standards, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. Vendors should have robust security systems in place to protect both their own and our company's sensitive information. They are also expected to report any security breaches that could potentially affect Codekeeper immediately upon discovery.
Information Security Commitment: Upholding Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability
We are deeply committed to the principles of confidentiality, integrity, and availability in all our operations. Each Codekeeper team member is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining and upholding these principles, as they are crucial for the protection of information our customers, vendors, and fellow team members entrust us with.
To ensure we uphold that trust, Codekeeper has an established Information Security Policy aligned with the standards of ISO 27001:2013. This policy underscores our dedication to preventing unauthorized access, alteration, and loss of critical data, ensuring that every piece of information is treated with the utmost confidentiality and care. Whether it's storage, processing, transmission, or sharing of information, our team members and vendors are expected to act in accordance with this policy, as well as any applicable laws and regulations.
For those interested in a deeper understanding of our Information Security Policy, it may be made available upon request by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org
We believe the Codekeeper Business Code of Conduct demonstrates our commitment to creating a culture of accountability and transparency. It provides the framework for our actions and decisions, and describes the values and standards we uphold at Codekeeper. Each team member plays a crucial role in adhering to and promoting these principles.
However, we understand that issues may arise, and we encourage openness and transparency in these instances. If you suspect or witness a violation of this Code, please report it immediately. We are committed to investigating and addressing any reported issues promptly and fairly.
You may report any violation by contacting: