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  integrity and ethics
 
  The partners will conduct all its dealings in a very ethical manner and with the highest business standards.

 
  All partners with a bussiness relationship with bharti airtel shall comply with the highest level of integrity and ethical practices.

 
  The partners will provide all possible assistance to bharti airtel in order to investigate any possible instances of unethical behavior or business conduct violations by its employee. Partner will disclose forthwith any breach of these provisions that comes to their knowledge to allow for timely action in their prevention and detection.

 
  Partners will adopt appropriate processes to prevent offering any illegal gratification in the form of bribes or kickbacks either in cash or in kind in the course of all dealings with us. Any instances of such violations will be viewed in a serious manner and bharti airtel reserves the right to take all appropriate actions or remedies as may be required under the circumstances.

 
  All partners are required to confirm their compliance to ethical dealings on an annual basis by signing a certificate to this effect as per bharti airtel's standard annual certificate.

 
  Any ethical or integrity issues observed or encountered while dealing with bharti airtel shall be bought to the notice of bharti airtel’s senior management or the Head of Internal Audit immediately.

 
environment, health and safety

  Suppliers dealing with bharti airtel shall comply and adhere to all laws, regulations and guidelines on environment, health and safety.

 
  Suppliers will ensure that all new service offerings as well as new product designs are in compliance with the relevant environmental regulation and guidelines, at the time of implementation at bharti airtel.

 
  protection of intellectual property
 
The Partner:
 
    shall comply with the guidelines for use of the trademarks and trade names notified by the Company (including but not limited to 'bharti' and 'airtel') and shall not use the Company trademarks and trade names without the prior written consent of the Company.  
    shall, under no circumstances, advertise or use bharti airtel's name to market its own product or associate its company with bharti airtel. If a partner spots any counterfeit or infringing Company product/service, the partner shall immediately notify bharti airtel.  
   

shall not reproduce, in whole or in substantial part, any copyrighted work in hard copies, prints, video or electronic copies in violation of the copyright laws including the bharti airtel's Partner Manual.  
  bharti airtel's intellectual property also resides in trade secrets or know-hows. Trade secrets are technical, commercial or other information unknown to the public, which can bring economic benefits to its owner. Documents that contain trade secrets and available to the Partner shall be safeguarded and not shared by the Partner with any third party without prior written consent of bharti airtel.

  domestic and international trade controls
  Suppliers shall understand and follow applicable domestic and international trade control and customs laws and regulations, including, but not limited to those relating to licensing, shipping and import documentation and reporting and record retention requirements.

 
  conflict of interest
Suppliers will ensure they do not engage in any personal dealings with bharti employees, especially those that they interact with on bharti business matters.