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Code of Conduct

The Canada Finland Chamber of Commerce has a CoC with ethical standards that members are expected to follow. This helps to ensure that everyone in our community feels safe and welcome. This includes factors such as ethnicity, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and more. Each member’s adherence to our CoC helps create a more inclusive environment for everyone in our community, from current stakeholders to future applicants.

Please read the Code of Conduct of the Canada Finland Chamber of Commerce here:

  1. Introduction: This Code of Conduct outlines the standards and expectations for all members of the Canada Finland Chamber of Commerce. By becoming a member, individuals and organizations agree to uphold these principles in all their interactions and business dealings.
  2. Professionalism: Members shall conduct themselves with the highest standards of professional integrity, honesty, and ethical behavior.
  3. Respect: Members shall treat all individuals, regardless of their race, gender, age, religion, disability, or any other protected characteristic, with respect and dignity.
  4. Compliance with Laws: Members shall comply with all local, provincial, and federal laws and regulations relevant to their business operations.
  5. Fair Business Practices: Members shall engage in fair business practices, including honest advertising, transparent pricing, and honoring contractual obligations.
  6. Confidentiality: Members shall respect the confidentiality of information shared within the chamber and shall not disclose it without proper authorization.
  7. Conflict of Interest: Members shall avoid situations where their personal or financial interests may conflict with their responsibilities as members of the chamber. Any potential conflicts should be disclosed and managed appropriately.
  8. Collaboration: Members are encouraged to collaborate and share knowledge for the betterment of the chamber and the wider business community.
  9. Contribution: Members are encouraged to actively participate in chamber events, initiatives, and committees to contribute to the chamber’s growth and success.
  10. Dispute Resolution: In the event of a dispute between members, they are encouraged to seek amicable resolution through dialogue. If necessary, the chamber may provide mediation services.
  11. Reporting Violations: Members are encouraged to report any violations of this Code of Conduct to the chamber’s leadership. All reports will be treated with confidentiality and investigated promptly.
  12. Consequences for Violations: Violations of this Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary actions, including warnings, suspension, or expulsion from the chamber.
  13. Amendments: This Code of Conduct may be amended from time to time by the Board of Directors, with input from members.

Feel free to reach out to us for more information or if you have any questions at info@canadafinlandcc.com.

 

Photography and Videography Disclaimer

The Canada Finland Chamber of Commerce (CFCC) reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any CFCC event without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. CFCC may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by CFCC including but not limited to: social media, website, newsletters, brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, etc.

To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian

A person attending a CFCC event who does not wish to have their image recorded for distribution should make their wishes known to the event organiser by sending an email to info@canadafinlandcc.com writing of his/her intentions and include a photograph. CFCC will use the photo for identification purposes and will hold it in confidence.

By participating in a CFCC event or by failing to notify CFCC, in writing, your desire to not have your photograph used by CFCC, you are agreeing to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify CFCC from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness.

Any person or organisation not affiliated with CFCC may not use, copy, alter or modify CFCC photographs, graphics, videography or other, similar reproductions or recordings without the advance written permission of an authorised designee from CFCC.