Wordfast Anywhere Code of Conduct for Users of the Project Manager

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WFA refers to Wordfast Anywhere, an online tool offered by Wordfast LLC.

PM refers to a Project Manager using WFA.

Linguist refers to any person having an account at WFA and working for a PM.

The purpose of this Code of Conduct is to facilitate the interaction between PMs and linguists when using the Project Manager at WFA. It offers broad guidelines on professionalism, courtesy, mutual respect.

WFA offers linguists the possibility to receive job offers from WFA PMs. This is an opt-in. Linguists who have opted to receive job offers from WFA PMs remain in complete control of their account, and the data held therein. A PM cannot view linguists' personal details, files, activity, etc. In short, a PM has no access to a linguist's account. Conversely, linguists have no acces to a PM's account. It is understood that communication is done outside WFA, for example using electronic mail, phone, chat facilities.

We uphold the short Code of Conduct set forth by the American Translators' Association. (https://www.atanet.org/certification/online_ethics_code.php) with special regard for clauses 2, 6, 7, 8.

Confidentiality and respect for private life.

In the mutual relationship between PMs and linguists, whenever personal details are shared such as professional experience, resume or CV, address or location, phone number, social network identity, etc.:

Money matters

Serious breaches of the Code of Conduct, documented with reasonable evidence, can lead to account cancellation.