BCI Credit Reference Service Code of Conduct

BCI Credit Reference Service Code of Conduct

All users of the BCI Credit Reference Service agree to: abide by the highest standards of professional conduct and to strictly adhere to Federal (https://www.ftc.gov/tips-advice/competition-guidance/guide-antitrust-laws/antitrust-laws) and State Antitrust laws.  A summary of Antitrust laws specific to trade exchange between competitors can be found in the NACM Antitrust Guide (https://www.nacmservices.com/files/AntitrustGroupGuide_CZfinal.pdf).

BCI compiles a wide range of proprietary information “from BCI members for BCI members”.  Information furnished by BCI is confidential, and under no circumstances may any of this privileged information be shared with or shown to a member company’s customer, non-credit department staff or any other party.  BCI’s information may include identifying non-member company and associated trade information on a common customer; this information should also be handled confidentially.  Any violation of the above is considered a breach of confidence and will result in immediate suspension from using BCI services.