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Code of Ethics

Members shall not by any means engage in, nor allow the use of, statements that are false, misleading, incomplete, or likely to mislead consumers or members of the public.

Members shall respect the confidential nature of the customers' records and shall maintain appropriate protection to prevent any disclosure of such information except when required by law.

Members shall uphold and improve the integrity of the industry by affirmations of truth, fairness and professional conduct.

Members shall not consider or represent general office paper recycling as a form of destruction.

Members shall provide opportunities for the interchange of experience, opinions and knowledge through meetings, discussions and publications, for the improvement of the industry, and for the benefit of customers.

Members shall price their services in a manner that accurately reflects the terms of service and pricing as understood by the client.

Members shall promote the purpose and effectiveness of the information destruction industry by any and all means consistent with the public interest.

Members shall abide by Federal, State and local laws and regulations.

Members shall abide by, and be subject to, the By-Laws of the Association.

Members shall deal fairly with their customers, employees and suppliers.

Members shall be good corporate citizens by serving the community.

Members shall be honest, truthful and fair to all concerned.