The Association of Service and Computer Dealers International and the North American Association of Telecommunications Dealers, were founded in the 1980's as worldwide, nonprofit organizations, made up of companies who provide technology business solutions, technical support and value added services to the business community. In 2012 the two merged into one organization called AscdiNatd.™ AscdiNatd gives you access to the right kind of information, resources, business leaders and opportunities that you need to continue to grow your business. AscdiNatd represents its members through promotion and enforcement of professional business practices and by providing information, services and education to its members, the industry and the public.Mission Statement
The AscdiNatd is a worldwide association representing companies that provide IT and Telecom hardware, software, maintenance services, leasing services, business solutions, technical support and value added services, whose mission is to:
Members of the AscdiNatd and the Equipment Trading Network ("eTN") have pledged to honor and abide by the Code of Ethics (the "Code") to ensure the public of high standards in all dealings with AscdiNatd and eTN Members. The AscdiNatd seeks to enforce the Code through an Ethics Committee consisting of members of the AscdiNatd which considers alleged violations and renders sanctions, including expulsion from the AscdiNatd and the eTN. The Code reflects the dedication of the Members to maintain the highest level of ethics and responsibility in their relationship with the public, other dealers and customers.
Members of the AscdiNatd and the eTN agree to the following:Article I
To maintain and enforce high standards of ethical professional conduct making Membership in the AscdiNatd a recognized mark of experience, integrity and competence.Article II
To regard as confidential all information concerning the business and affairs of the customer.Article III
To conduct business in a manner which brings credit to and enhances the reputation of the service and computer dealer industry.Article IV
To publicize products and services in a professional manner, avoiding all conduct, practices and promotions likely to discredit the industry.Article V
To broaden public understanding and enhance confidence in the computer dealer industry so that users will be encouraged to use Member products and services as their primary resource.Article VI
In keeping with these principles, Members of the AscdiNatd and Subscribers to the ATN make the following pledge:
The Ethics Committee reviews infractions of the Code with regard to ethical behavior and the integrity of AscdiNatd and eTN Members. Those found in violation of the Code will be subject to disciplinary action, including expulsion from the AscdiNatd and eTN.