Code of Ethics
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION of INVESTIGATORS & ANTI – CRISIS EXPERТS
Adopted by the General Assembly International Association of Investigators and Anti-Crisis Experts
(№ 2/2 dated 10.08.2018)
The professional and ethical responsibility of members of the International Association of Investigators and International Association of Investigators and Anti- Crisis Experts (Association) is a mandatory area of activity that includes the duties of private investigators and crisis experts to act professionally, abide by the law, avoid conflict of approach to work, abide by ethical principles and put the interests of clients and colleagues above their own interests.
- Respect the requirements of laws:
1.1 All activities of the Association members in Ukraine and in other countries are carried out exclusively within the framework of the requirements of international law;
1.2 All members of the Association undertake to verify the legitimacy of the interests of the client and do not accept the execution of clearly illegal orders;
1.3 Each contract must undergo legal due diligence before it will be accepted for work.
2. Respect for society and the state:
2.1 Association is an organization that is registered at the proper state level. At the same time, its activity is independent of political forces and outside influence. The association depends only on legal norms and is subject to the current legislation.
2.2 The Association undertakes to openly, objectively and honestly represent the profession of a private detective (investigator) and the profession of other security experts in the media, in society, in business. All business contacts of the Association with other federations, associations and other organizations in different countries of the world are used;
2.3 The Association, as far as possible, participates in the creation and adoption of laws on private detective work, on private investigators and in other areas of the private security of society, business and man.
3. Respect for the profession of a private detective (private investigator):
3.1 Private investigations in the interests of business and people are the main type of work for members of the Association;
3.2 The private investigators of the Association are honest, professional and ethical about cooperating with private detectives (private investigators) and other colleagues around the world;
3.3 The private investigators of the Association are involved in creating materials for the media, where they pledge to give the profession of a private detective (private investigator) high status, popularity, and opportunities in international cooperation.
4. Respect for customers:
4.1 Each client is a major member of the Association. Private detectives (private investigators) of the Association treat all clients with respect, objectivity, professionalism, and guarantee reliability, quality of services and honesty;
4.2 All client rights are respected by the members of the Association. They carefully analyze customer requests, conduct legal due diligence and accept the right decision;
4.3 All clients have the opportunity to enter into formal contracts with members of the Association for specific work. After completing the work, each client has the legal right to receive a motivated report on services and arrange financial documents in the correct way.
4.4 The members of the Association are doing everything possible to ensure the proper confidence of the client and the private detective (private investigator).
5. Respect for colleagues:
5.1 The association builds relationships with other organizations, other private detectives (private investigators) on the basis of equality, mutual respect.
5.2 The association is always open for cooperation with society, colleagues from different countries of the world, other public organizations;
5.3 Members of the Association do not enter into any conflicts, disputes, do not accept unethical behavior at meetings, on the Internet, in all types of communication;
5.4 All decisions of the association are taken collectively at general meetings or decisions of the Council of the Association;
5.5 Collegiality is accepted by members of the Association as support and assistance to colleagues, exchange of experience, culture of communication, voluntary participation in the affairs of the association and in the events of partner organizations in different countries of the world.
6.1 Members of the Association undertake to maintain confidentiality in working with clients, in working with colleagues and in all areas of activity in their own country and in other countries;
6.2 All measures are taken to preserve information at all stages of work.
6.3 All conditions are created for the storage and using information in the interests of privacy protection