Members of WDDA voluntarily subscribe to the following declarations that provide guidelines for the conduct and business practices of ISP's and Internet Professionals.
Recognize the basic tenets of human rights. These include, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and the right to personal privacy. These basic tenets are the cornerstones of maintaining the Internet as a Free and Public entity.
Conduct themselves in such a manner as to deal fairly with and safeguard the rights of the public, the Internet, and fellow professionals. This includes, but is not limited to, the refusal to exploit children, animals or any group.
To respect the rights of intellectual property.
Voluntarily submit to an accurate and self enforced rating system, and to deserve the patronage of this community by rendering service based upon the highest standards of truth and honor.
Adjust promptly any cause of dissatisfaction and endeavor to make every purchaser a satisfied customer. Make every transaction a stone in the foundation of CONFIDENCE, without which no business can be permanently successful.
Continue to enhance their professional goals by continuing educational pursuits, seminars, conventions, etc., and striving for excellence through professional improvement.
Understand that being a WDDA member is a privilege and not abiding by Association Level of Conduct is cause for termination or suspension of membership and all rights to logos and WDDA's name cease.
All WDDA Member sites MUST be Family Safe Web Sites. No exceptions will be made to this rule under ANY circumstances.
Continue to provide a forum for web professionals to interact and raise the level of excellence of their fields.
Insure the privacy of members by not selling or distributing the names, emails, or addresses of WDDA members.
As the Internet is always in a state of change, this Code of Ethics also will periodically change to meet the needs off WDDA members and our industry. This Code of Ethics was developed by our members and the Board of Directors and implemented November 1996.