PROPER AND ETHICAL USE OF LIACE DESIGNATIONS

To add an LIACE post-nominal or certification to your business card or your resume requires you receive a recognized “award”, as such there are two specific types of awards available; a. Academic award such as an MBA, PhD, M.Sc, etc

Board of Certification or professional award:, ACE, FCE, designations must be used appropriately if the Institute maintain control of their use and ensure that our high standards are adhered to.

For the purpose of this discussion, we will use the entry and core LIACE qualification of ACE.

The LIACE mark must always be used as a Board Certification or Designation wherever possible; the full designation title should be used such as follows:

a.    Olumide Ajara:    FCE
b.    Lawson David:    ACE

PROFESSIONAL CODE OF ETHICS

Professional Code of Ethics
The London Institute of Africa Economists recognizes the responsibility of economics professional to foster ethical standards in our profession.

The LIACE does hereby adopt the following CODE OF ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS to provide direction in attaining high principles of truth, justice, zeal and good faith dealings.

1)    To abide by all international regulations.
2)    To maintain high standards of conduct when seeking employment, performing services and negotiating transactions so as to create a high ethical standard to the public.
3)    To continue building the acknowledge-base of our professional community through study collaboration and continuing education.
4)    To build confidence and the trust of the public and our employers using diligence, honesty, cooperation and confidentiality.
5)    To provide occasional pro-bono assistance to disadvantaged persons who may seek insight and advice in the economics and related fields where we are qualified to do so.
6)    To work with University, Colleges, other professional bodies and academic groups in improving economics standards and the practical economics education of individuals.
7)    To illustrate zeal and professionalism with all our dealings with clients and customers.
8)    To observe the designation trademarks, service marks, intellectual property rights of the LIACE
9)    To reduce waste, improve efficiency and protect the environment through effective use of natural resources without causing more harm than good.

LIACE is highly sensitive to the privacy interests of consumers and believes that the protection of those interests is one of its most significant responsibilities.

In acknowledgment of its obligations, has adopted the following Privacy Policy applicable to information about consumers that it acquires in the course of its business:

1.    Acquisition of Information
We do not require any more information about consumers than is required by law or is otherwise necessary to provide a high level of service efficiently and securely.

2.    Our Employees and Privacy
We train all our employees about the importance of privacy. We access to information about consumers only to those employees who require it to perform their jobs.

3.    Security Measures
We make access to privacy-sensitive information subject to rigorous procedural and technological controls, consistent with legal requirements and the demands of customer service.

4.    Disclosure to Third Parties
We will provide individually identifiable information about consumers to third parties only if we are compelled to do so by order of a duly empowered governmental authority.

We have the express permission of the consumer, or it is necessary to process transactions and provide our services.

5.    Privacy and Our Business Partners
When we make our technology or services available to business partners, we will not share with them any more consumer information than is necessary and we will make every reasonable effort to assure, by contract or otherwise, that they use our technology and services in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.