Code of Ethics
NAASAS Members Represent
provides a code of ethics to unify the Adult Industry. Our code assists
us in bringing advancements to the science and art of sexuality and
promotes a higher level of responsibility and professionalism within
NAASAS Code of Ethics serves the following purposes:
core values on which NAASAS is based.
NAASAS members to the adult industry's movement to higher values,
ethical principles, and standards.
ethical principles that reflect NAASAS core values and establishes
a set of specific ethical standards that should be used to guide
the adult industry.
designed to help NAASAS members identify professional obligations.
in treating ourselves, each other, and the planet with care and
that social responsibility is our responsibility.
learning never ends and that we are always evolving to better contribute
to our customers and society as a whole.
in encouraging innovation and empowered decision-making.
that customer satisfaction and profit goals are mutually achievable.
in treating our employees with respect.
that true leadership is delivered with passion and by example.
for Other Professionals in the Adult Industry
members shall not make misleading comparisons of another company’s products
or services. Any comparison must be based on facts that can be objectively
NAASAS members shall not denigrate any other member, business, product
or service – directly or by implication – in a false or misleading manner
and shall not take unfair advantage of the goodwill attached to the
name and symbol of any company, business, product or service.
members shall exhibit respect for the civil rights of all people regardless
of ethnicity, religious beliefs, or sexual orientation.
for the Planet
members shall make efforts to take care of the environment by doing
things such as-
the manufacturing of Green Sexual Products
Produce sexual products made from glass, metal, silicone, hard plastics,
or elastomers that can be recycled.
programs that assist consumers in recycling sex toys.
recycled, recyclable and reused packing materials.
the proper disposal of batteries and other components.
all cardboard or reuse if possible.
excess office paper is shredded and properly disposed of or recycled
for use in packing; and take measures to create a paperless office.
clamshells, plastic bags and other plastic products.
all outdated and nonfunctioning electronic equipment.
environmentally friendly lighting sources.
use of rechargeable batteries including a link to the EHSO (Environmental
Health and Safety Online) website providing access to a list of
numerous drop off battery recycling sites in their areas.
members take great care to protect children from adult content. This
includes but is not limited to-
Minors From Accessing Adult Materials
of only sex acts that are between consenting adults.
of Child Pornography:
with the current standards of record keeping by the US Government.
Such as- Adult Disclaimers, Adherence to current applicable
that all models were 18 or older at the time of depiction.
websites as "adult".
incidences of suspected child pornography to ASACP.org.
of Public Safety
primary mission of a NAASAS member is to enhance human sexuality. Thus,
NAASAS members promote physical, mental and emotional safety to employees
and consumers. This includes but is not limited to-
/ AIDS Education & Prevention
Provide secure websites to allow consumers to conduct safe sharing
of personal and financial information. Also, adhere to proper labeling
of websites to show adult content where appropriate.
of Sexual Harassment
NAASAS members should not sexually harass consumers or colleagues.
Sexual harassment includes undesired sexual advances, sexual solicitation,
requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct
of a sexual nature.
or Unlawful Recruiting Practices
No member of NAASAS shall engage in deceptive, false, unethical or unlawful
recruiting practices. NAASAS members shall ensure that no statements,
promises or testimonials are made that are likely to mislead prospective
employees or consultants.
to the Law
NAASAS members shall comply with all requirements of the law and are
encouraged to seek legal council when attempting to run a business in
the adult industry based on their individual needs and location.
Services and Promotional Materials
members, when selling products and / or services, shall be accurate
and truthful as to grade, quality, make, value, performance, quantity,
currency of model and availability. A consumer's order for products
and services shall be fulfilled in a timely manner.
members shall offer consumers accurate information regarding: price,
terms of payment, including return policies; terms of guarantee; after-sales
service; and delivery dates. If
operating a company, sales people shall be given understandable and
accurate answers to questions for consumers.
members shall offer only warranties or guarantees to the buyer in a
manner that fully conforms to federal and state warranty and guarantee
laws and regulations. Manufacturers, distributors and / or sellers shall
fully and promptly perform in accordance with the terms of all warranties
and guarantees offered to consumers.
members shall truthfully and clearly identify themselves, their company,
the nature of their company’s products or services, and the reason for
any solicitations. Contact with the consumer shall be made in a polite
manner and during reasonable hours. A demonstration or sales presentation
shall stop upon the consumer’s request.
members shall take appropriate steps to safeguard the protection of
all private information provided by a consumer, a prospective consumer,
or other independent sales people.
members shall not misrepresent the actual or potential sales or earnings
of its independent salespeople or business as a whole. Any earnings
or sales representations that are made by member companies shall be
based on documented facts.
The National Association for
the Advancement of Science & Art in Sexuality
Adult Industry Organization
home party companies, adult home party representatives, adult
retailers, adult distributors,
sex toy manufacturers, adult artists, adult entertainers, sexual
health educators & more.