GSG Protective Services and its subsidiaries code of ethics embodies the commitment to conduct our business in a professional and ethical way in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. All Board of Directors, officers, employees and subcontractors are expected to adhere to these principles and procedures set forth in this code when applicable to them.
Commitment to Clients – GSG Protective Services primary responsibility is to provide their clients with professional and competent services. GSG Protective Services understands that many of our products and services are critical to the success of the client and therefore every effort should be made to contribute to the success of the client. Generally, our client interests are primary except in the case of a client involved in illegal or unethical behavior.
Competence – Directors, officers, employees and subcontractors associated with GSG Protective Services should provide services and represent themselves in a professional and competent manner within the boundaries of their education, training, licensing, certifications and relevant experience. Personnel associated with GSG Protective Services should never attempt to provide services for which they are not qualified without qualified supervision.
Compliance – Directors, officers, employees and sub-contractors of GSG Protective Services shall comply with all governmental laws, rules and regulations in all of their activities. All directors, officers, employees and sub-contractors of GSG Protective Services will avoid any activity that could lead to the involvement of GSG Protective Services, if officers, employees or sub-contractors in any type of unlawful activity.
Conflicts of Interests - Directors, officers, employees and sub-contractors of GSG Protective Services will avoid any conflict of interest that may result in personal influences or relationships that would affect their ability to act in the best interest of GSG Protective Services and their clients.
Confidentiality of Information – Directors, officers, employees and subcontractors will protect GSG Protective Services and its client's information as well as that of suppliers, vendors and GSG Protective Services personnel. GSG Protective Services considers all of its information and the information of its clients to be proprietary and confidential. As such, all information is considered critical to the operations of GSG Protective Services and its clients and therefore release of any such information is prohibited.
Corporate Opportunities – Directors, officers, employees and subcontractors of GSG Protective Services owe a duty to GSG Protective Services to advance its legitimate business interests when the opportunity arises. As such, directors, officers, employees and subcontractors are prohibited form taking for themselves or a related third party a business opportunity that is discovered through their relationship with GSG Protective Services or through the use of GSG Protective Services property.
Cultural Respect and Diversity – GSG Protective Services is committed to respecting the culture and diversity of different people and countries. All directors, officers and employees of GSG Protective Services will strive to respect and understand the variations of business and societal culture that exist within its clients, suppliers, vendors and operating locations.
Employment Practices – GSG Protective Services is committed to maintaining a work environment that is free of any discrimination or harassment and is safe for all employees.
Fair Dealing – GSG Protective Services and its directors, officers, employees and subcontractors will endeavor to deal fairly with all customers, suppliers, vendors and all others they encounter in the course of business.
Illegal or Unethical Behavior – Reporting of – Directors, officers, employees and subcontractors are required to report any suspected or actual illegal or unethical activity related to business immediately. Such activity should be reported to the corporate office without delay.
Intellectual Property – GSG Protective Services and its directors, officers, employees and subcontractors understand the importance and privilege associated with intellectual property and take appropriate action to protect intellectual property owned by GSG Protective Services and its clients.
Proper Use of, and Protection of, Company Property – all directors, officers, employees and subcontractors will take proper precautions to protect GSG Protective Services assets and ensure legitimate, proper and efficient use of such assets.