AS A MEMBER OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN PAINT MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION:
We will be honest with our customers & he public. We recognize our responsibilities to our customers & the public & will serve them with integrity by providing products & services beneficial to them & by issuing only accurate & fair statements about our respective companies & products.
We will be honest about our company, our products & our competitors. We agree to represent our products truthfully in advertising & labelling & to avoid false, misleading or exaggerated statements about our position in the industry, our own products or those of other member companies.
We will compete fairly & not be critical of our competitors. We pledge to compete fairly & honestly & to refrain from false or derogatory references about other member companies or their products.
We will be lawful & environmentally responsible & we will represent the Paint Industry in an efficient manner. We commit ourselves to lawful practices & environmental responsibility & to increasing the good reputation, efficiency & service capability of both our own organisations & the Industry as a whole.
Members of the Association who find themselves in conflict should take all necessary steps to resolve their differences between themselves before referring such differences to the association, the media or any outside body.
This “Code of Conduct” includes new clauses or “Codes of Practice” added from time to time.