Complaint OEN459984

Date created
Nov 15, 2018
Date completed
Feb 19, 2021
Region Complainant
Europe
Region Defendant
Europe
Association
ESOMAR
ESOMAR Code

Article 9 Professional responsibility

  • Researchers must be honest, truthful and objective and ensure that their research is carried out in accordance with appropriate scientific research principles, methods and techniques.
  • Researchers must always behave ethically and must not do anything that might unjustifiably damage the reputation of research or lead to a loss of public confidence in it.
  • Researchers must be straightforward and honest in all of their professional and business dealings.
  • Researchers must not unjustifiably criticise other researchers.
  • Researchers must not make false or otherwise misleading statements about their skills, experience or activities, or about those of their organisation.
  • Researchers must conform to the generally accepted principles of fair competition.

Article 10 Legal responsibility

Researchers must conform to all applicable international and national laws, and local codes of conduct and professional standards or rules.

Public Resolution

Feb 19, 2021

Complaint resolved between the two parties.