Code of Ethics & Conduct

The following excerpts from the Code of Ethics and Conduct reflects the performance standards we strive for.

SPD Board members and employees to:

  • treat all clients fair and equal.
  • act with honesty, integrity and openness in all their dealings.
  • be sensitive and respectful of individuals’ values and needs without discrimination on age, gender, ethnicity, religion, social or economic status.
  • uphold the confidentiality of all clients and staff.
  • ensure that all public and government funds are used appropriately to fulfil the mission of the organisation.
  • be willing to collaborate with organisations and individuals that share common values and objectives.
  • comply with fundraising legislation, equal employment practices, health and safety requirements, privacy rules, and so forth.
  • respond to reasonable requests for information in a timely manner.
  • ensure that all donations will be used for the purpose for which they are given.