Statement of Impartiality
ControlCase Internationalís Code of Ethics stresses the importance of never compromising on our impartiality, independence & integrity. Creating Awareness on this is an important part of ControlCase (Intl)ís training programs for employees.
The organization ensures that none of its assignment will cause any conflict of interests which would hamper the impartial business practices of ControlCase (Intl).
To maintain the impartiality ControlCase (Intl)ís ISO certification activities, the organization follows these guidelines:
- Business relationships which pose an unacceptable threat to impartiality will not be pursued by ControlCase (Intl) for certification assignments.
- ControlCase (Intl) will not provide certification services to other certification bodies for their management systems.
- ControlCase (Intl) will not offer or provide information security management system consultancy.
- ControlCase (Intl) will not offer or provide internal audits to its certified clients and does not certify a management system on which it provided internal ISMS audits.
- ControlCase (Intl) will not certify a management system on which a client has received management system consultancy or internal audits, where the relationship between the consultancy organization and ControlCase (Intl) poses an unacceptable threat to the impartiality of the certification body.
- ControlCase (Intl) will not outsource audits to management system consultancy organizations.
- ControlCase (Intl) will not offer or market its services as linked with the activities of an organization that provides management system consultancy.
- To ensure that there is no conflict of interests, personnel who have provided management
system consultancy, including those acting in a managerial capacity, are not used to take part in an audit or other certification activities if they have been involved in management system consultancy towards the client in question within two years following the end of the consultancy.
- ControlCase (Intl) will consider taking appropriate action to respond to any threats to its impartiality arising from the actions of other persons, bodies or organizations.
- All certification body personnel, either internal or external, or committees, who could influence the certification activities, act impartially and do not allow commercial, financial or other pressures to compromise impartiality.
- All personnel, internal and external, are required to reveal any situation known to them that may present them or the certification body with a conflict of interests.