Code of Ethics
The cornerstone of the Midwest AT&S commitment to ethical business practices and consumer service is in its Code of Ethics. Every company member pledges to abide by the code’s standards and procedures as a condition of admission and continuing membership in the Midwest AT&S. (CA) Any partner who cannot follow the code set by the alliance is deemed in breach of contract and can be removed from the program.
Buyer Seller Relationship:
The CA Code of Ethics speaks to both the consumer and the seller. It ensures that member companies will make no statements or promises that might mislead either consumers or businesses in any way. All products sold will be represented for what they are. Each Alliance member will strive to give customers the most accurate and reliable information about the products represented.
The CA Code of Ethics is enforced by an independent code administrator who is not connected with any member company. The code administrator will do everything possible to resolve any complaints to the satisfaction of everyone involved.
the Midwest AT&S and all associates will strive to conduct business in an utmost ethical and honest way. Disputes will be dealt with and resolved in a timely manner.
We are committed to providing consumers with accurate, fair and lawful information that is intended to help them make informed buying decisions. We will make only those promises we are able to keep and will run advertisements that are consistent with the Midwest AT&S values.
Conflict of Interest:
A conflict of interest occurs when an individual’s private interest interferes in any way – or even appears to interfere – with the interests of the Midwest AT&S. All representatives of the Midwest AT&S will be working with the representatives within a given area and will not compete against the Midwest AT&S, all quotes and jobs awarded will go directly to the representing party. It is the primary objective of the Midwest AT&S to benefit as a group and strive for unity.
Issues that may pose potential conflicts of interest should be reported to the Compliance team for assessment and resolution, as appropriate.
Directors, Officers and Associates are also prohibited from: (a) taking for themselves personal opportunities that are discovered through the use of corporate property, information or position, (b) using corporate property, information, or position for personal gain; and (c) competing with the Company.
Alliance representatives will follow environmental guidelines and rules. All questions regarding, material, potential toxicity will be answered truthfully.
Each Director, Officer and Associate should always deal fairly with the Company’s customers, suppliers, competitors and Associates. No one should take unfair advantage of anyone through manipulation, concealment, abuse of privileged information, misrepresentation of material facts, or any other unfair practice.