Ethics

Ethical information gathering and sharing is important to us. Following the code of ethics of the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP), Infofind Research promises to:

  1. Uphold the profession’s reputation for honesty, competence, and confidentiality.
  2. Give clients the most current and accurate information possible within the budget and time frames provided by the clients.
  3. Help clients understand the sources of information used and the degree of reliability which can be expected from those sources.
  4. Accept only those projects which are legal and are not detrimental to our profession.
  5. Respect client confidentiality.
  6. Recognize intellectual property rights.
  7. Respect licensing agreements and other contracts.
  8. Explain to clients what their obligations might be with regard to intellectual property rights and licensing agreements.
  9. Maintain a professional relationship with libraries and comply with all their rules of access.
  10. Assume responsibility for employees’ compliance with this code.