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|Code of Ethics|
Holders of the Information Governance Professional certification recognize that certification is a privilege that must be earned and maintained. Through earning the IGP certification, individuals demonstrate effective information governance built upon recordkeeping standards and principles and upon their commitment to upholding high standards of practice through adherence to a Code of Ethics. Certificants shall, in their management and handling of information, sustain and advance the essential elements of information governance, including accountability, transparency, integrity, protection, compliance, availability, retention, and disposition. Certified individuals who knowingly violate the Code of Ethics will be subject to an investigation that may result in sanctions, including revocation of the designation.
Purpose of the Code
The Code communicates the principles and behaviors required of IGP-certified individuals, and it is a requirement for earning and maintaining IGP certification. Adherence to the Code further demonstrates the commitment of certified individuals to upholding the trust of the public, society, and the profession.
IGP Code of Ethics
The IGP-certified individual shall adhere to the following requirements: