H&H Proprietary Interest Policy
Effective Date: 01/2013
Revision Date: 02/16/15
It is the policy of H&H is that the Proprietary Interest of instructors is disclosed.
This policy is intended to maintain compliance with all local, state and federal regulations, as well as a high standard of professional conduct throughout the organization.
H&H Executive Director, content editors and subject matter experts
In some cases, H&H may allow an instructor, content editor or a subject matter expert with proprietary interests to conduct professional development activities at H&H events, provided that appropriate disclosure of such interest is made. Disclosure of proprietary interest will be made on course materials and at the beginning of the course.
Examples of appropriate disclosures are the following:
“The Instructor holds patent rights to the instrument”
“The Instructor has a financial interest in this instrument”
“The instructor is a consultant to the (name of Company)”
“The instructor owns more than 10% of stock in (name of Company)”
Even with disclosure, presentations shall not promote exclusive use of commercial product.
References: ANSI/IACET 1‐2013 Standard CE/T 6.4.1