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CRANKIT FITNESS CODE OF ETHICS

PURPOSE AND SCOPE
CrankIt International Pty Ltd is a professional organisation of people involved in the planning and development and sale of fitness
products, services and education course. This Code is a statement of the values and principles which members shall uphold.
Through the Code, the company aims to promote new fitness training products, services and education, support member’s rights,
and maintain the company as the premier professional organisation within the field of fitness products and systems innovators.

The Code covers:

RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE FIELD OF FITNESS PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND EDUCATION
To promote the sale of fitness products and services and provide fitness education as a valued and ethical activity, members
need to demonstrate ethical standards in their conduct of professional duties. Members have a responsibility to all parties involved
in planning, development, sales of fitness products and services and delivery of fitness education.

RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE COMPANY AND TO FELLOW MEMBERS
Members have different interests in planning, development, business, fitness services and education and community
organisations, and come from diverse backgrounds. All members should be able to enjoy the rights of membership, which include
participation in the company’s affairs, professional interaction with fellow members, and use of the status of member in their
professional activities. The exercise of these rights can be affected by the behaviour of other members. All members have a
responsibility to avoid impairing other members’ rights and to ensure that these rights can be fully and fairly enjoyed by all
members.

APPLICATION
CrankIt International Pty Ltd adopted the Code in March 2010. It requires members to uphold the Code as a condition of
membership. Where individual members fail to uphold the Code, the company may act to ensure that other members are not
disadvantaged and that the company does not suffer damage.
The company will promote the use of the Code as part of best practice in sale of fitness products and services, and the delivery of
fitness education, and will provide members with education and support for dealing appropriately with ethical issues that arise in
the practice of their professional duties. In the course of their professional activities, members are encouraged to advise
colleagues, clients and employers of their commitment to the Code. Any questions or comments about the Code should be
directed to a member of the Companies’ Board of Directors.

THE CODE

RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE FIELD OF FITNESS PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND EDUCATION
Ethical conduct
1. When undertaking professional duties, members should strive to uphold the ethical principles and associated procedures
endorsed by the company.
Public Interest
2. Members should consider the interests of all parties involved in their work, including the broader public interest, and in
particular, the potential impacts of differences and inequalities in society.
Quality work
3. Members should undertake their work in accordance with appropriate standards of practice and a commitment to continuous
improvement.

CODE OF ETHICS
Competence
4. Members should remain current, competent and rigorous in their practice of professional duties, and fairly represent their
competence and experience to others.
Courtesy
5. Members should conduct themselves with courtesy and consideration towards all withwhom they come into contact during the
course of their work.
Integrity
6. Members should practice with honesty and fairness.
Truthfulness
7. Members should not knowingly make or prepare or certify as true any oral or written statement which is false, incorrect,
misleading or incomplete.
Reasonable criticism
8. Members should only use reasonable criticism and should not attempt to maliciously damage the professional reputation,
practice or prospects of others in the field of work.
Confidentiality
9. Members should ensure responsible use of information obtained in the course of their professional duties, and respect
confidentiality undertakings.
Acknowledgement
10. Members should acknowledge the work of others by appropriate citations and references.
Introduction of work
11. Members should follow due process when soliciting or offering work, and should not improperly solicit or offer work either
directly or through an agent nor improperly reward any person for the introduction of work.

RESPONSIBILITIES TO THE COMPANY AND TO FELLOW MEMBERS
The Society’s reputation and objectives
12. Members should at all times act in ways that maintains, promotes and enhances the aims, objectives and reputation of the
Company.
Use of the Company’s name
13. In the course of their professional activities, members are entitled to state their membership of the Company, offices held, and
awards received. Beyond this, any use of the name and logo of the Society, or claims of Society endorsement of activities and
events, should only be made with the approval of the Board.
Diversity of interests
14. Members have diverse backgrounds, and the range of their needs, interests and contributions should be respected.
Privacy of members
15. Members should not disclose or allude to privileged information about other members without their express permission.
Governance
16. Members should utilise the resources of the Company with due care, and office bearers in the Company should act in
accordance with the policies and role statements determined by the Board.
Conflict of interest
17. Members involved in making decisions for or providing advice to the Company should identify and declare any potential
conflict of interest associated with such decisions or advice.
Corporate social responsibility
18. In establishing the Company’s policies, members and the Board should have due regard to the interests of equity and equality
in relation to environmental, social and financial issues.

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