3. WHAT IS BRIBERY?
3.1. Bribe means a financial or other inducement or reward for action, which is illegal, unethical, a breach of trust or improper in any way. Bribes can take the form of money, gifts, loans, fees, hospitality, services, discounts, the award of a contract or any other advantage or benefit that is intended to influence a decision or action.
3.2. Bribery includes offering, promising, giving, accepting or seeking a bribe.
3.3. Corruption means any form of abuse of power for business and/or personal gain and may include, but is not limited to, Bribery.
3.4. All forms of bribery are strictly prohibited. If you are unsure about whether a particular act constitutes bribery, raise it with Geekle Corporation.
3.5 Specifically, you must not:
(a) give or offer any payment, gift, hospitality or other benefit in the expectation or hope that a business advantage will be received in return, or to reward any business received;
(b) accept any offer from a third party that you know or suspect is made with the expectation that we will provide a business advantage for them or anyone else;
(c) give or offer any payment (sometimes called a facilitation payment) to a government official in any country to facilitate or speed up a routine or necessary procedure;
(d) engage in any other activity that might amount to Bribery or Corruption or otherwise lead to a breach of this policy.
3.6. You must not threaten or retaliate against another person who has refused to offer or accept a bribe or who has raised concerns about possible bribery or corruption.