CSG Code of Ethics
As a condition of membership in the Connecticut Society of Genealogists, all members are required to review and agree in writing to our Code of Ethics. Upon renewal of their annual membership, each member reaffirms their adherence to this ethical code of conduct.
We encourage all non-members to also adhere to this same Code of Ethics.
CODE OF ETHICS
As a Research Genealogist and in order to protect the integrity of public records and library books, I/we am ethically bound and hereby agree that I/we will research vital records for genealogical or historical purposes only. I/we also agree that:
1) I/we will treat with the greatest care and respect all public records and library books which may be made available for my use;
2) I/we will respect the privacy of the individuals whose information I/we encounter in my research;
3) I/we will respect the custodians of the records.