Code of Conduct
Applicable law, Rules, and Regulations. It is the responsibility of all directors, officers and employees of the company to carry out their assigned duties in compliance with all applicable legal requirements and company policies. Beyond compliance with strictly legal aspects involved, all directors, officers and employees are expected to conduct themselves with honesty, integrity and professionalism in the discharge of their assigned responsibilities. Except as otherwise permitted by company policies, all assets of the company shall be used for legitimate business purposes. All directors, officers and employees shall protect the company assets and ensure their efficient use. Each director, officer and employee of the company must avoid any activities that could involve, or lead to involvement in any unlawful practice, as well as any actions that may jeopardize or impair the confidence or respect in which the company are held by their customers, regulators and the general public. All directors, officers and employees must comply completely with all applicable law, rules, and regulations.
The company policy statement regarding conflicts of interest requires all directors, officers and employees to avoid situations in which their personal interests conflict with the interests of the company. Prior to engaging in any conduct or activity that may result in a conflict of interest; the facts and circumstances of the proposed conduct or activity must be disclosed to the company.Directors, officers, and employees shall not take for themselves personal opportunities that are discovered through the use of the corporate property, information, or position; shall not use corporate property, information or position for personal gain; and shall not compete with the company. All directors, officer, and employees owe a duty to the company to advance the legitimate business interests of the company.Directors, officers, and employees shall endeavor to deal fairly with the company customers, suppliers, competitors, and employees. No one should take unfair advantage through manipulation, concealment, abuse of privileged information, misrepresentation of material facts, or any other unfair dealing practice.Directors, officers, and employees frequently have access to confidential information concerning the company, business and the businesses of customers, agents, policyholders and other employees.
Safeguarding confidential information is absolutely essential. Confidential information includes, but is not limited to all non-public information that might be of use to competitors, or harmful to the company or its customers, if disclosed. Directors, officers, and employees shall not disclose confidential information except when disclosure is authorized or legally mandated. Directors, officers, and employees shall not access, or use, confidential information unless it is relevant to the performance of their job and they have proper authorization. Except for information routinely provided to industry bureaus and agencies, vendors or other representatives of the Company, in accordance with the Company policies and procedures, no director, officer, or employee may disclose confidential information of any type to anyone, except person within the company who has a clear business need to know.Accuracy and reliability in the preparation and maintenance of all books and records is not only mandated by law, it is of critical importance to the company decision making process and to the proper discharge of the company legal, financial and reporting obligations. All business records expenses accounts, vouchers, bills, payroll and services records and other reports must be prepared with care and honesty, and maintained in accordance with the company policy.The company is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability.
The company complies with all applicable laws and regulations in the hiring, treatment and termination of all employees, and endeavors to maintain a working environment that is conducive to professional growth accomplishment and satisfaction, and free from any type of hostility or harassment.