Ethical Responsibilities of the Company
1. Respect for the Law
The company will respect the law in the countries and in the legal jurisdictions where it operates.
2. Honest and Ethical Business Conduct
The company will conduct its business in an honest, fair and ethical manner. This applies to its interaction with all those affected directly and indirectly by the company's activities, including: employees, customers, readers, users, advertisers, business partners, suppliers and external organizations and agencies.
3. Fairness to Employees
The company will treat its employees honestly, fairly and with respect and courtesy.
4. No Tolerance for Harassment
The company is committed to providing a workplace free of bullying and harassment, whether sexual harassment or any other type of abuse. Bullying and harassment will not be tolerated. Harassment may involve conduct of a sexual nature (sexual harassment). This can include any unwanted physical (e.g. touching), verbal (e.g. sexual remarks or propositions, suggesting the submission to or rejection of sexual advances will influence employment related decisions) or non-verbal conduct (e.g. unwelcome sexual advances or the display of pornographic or obscene material). The company will investigate any claims of harassment or abuse and will take remedial measures if necessary.
5. Equal Opportunities
The company will provide equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, marital status, or any other characteristic which is protected by the laws and regulations to which Condé Nast International is subject.
6. A Safe Workplace
The company will maintain a safe workplace. All relevant health, safety, environmental and labor laws will be observed.
7. Employee Privacy
The company will respect the privacy and confidentiality of employees' personal information, acquiring and retaining only the data which is necessary for the effective operation of the company or for legal purposes.
8. Customer Data
Customer data will be employed correctly. The company will treat and use customer data in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and with accepted business practices.
9. No Tolerance for Corruption
Bribery, kickbacks and corrupt practices will not be tolerated on any level. Guidelines relating to the giving of gifts are set forth in the Anti-Bribery Compliance Policy, which is available on the Condé Nast International's intranet