Code of Conduct for Members

by becoming a member, you agree to abide by the code of conduct

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR MEMBERS

Members of the Music Producers Guild are required to conduct themselves in a courteous, professional, and respectful manner, and in accordance with the Music Producers Guild’s rules and regulations, as determined by the Guild at its sole discretion.

Consistent with the foregoing guiding principles, Music Producers Guild members will:

 

• Behave in a courteous, professional, and respectful manner toward fellow Music Producers Guild members and other industry professionals including Music Producers Guild employees, contractors, vendors, sponsors and event guests in person and or online.

• Uphold the values of the MPG by always seeking to represent the profession in the best light possible.

• Respect the rules and property of all organisations and venues hosting, sponsoring, or managing events of or on behalf of the Music Producers Guild.

• Communicate differences of opinion regarding Music Producers Guild matters in a professional manner with due regard for the disparate viewpoints of others.

• Endeavour to provide accurate credit information whenever possible and uphold copyright law in all their work. Consistent with the foregoing guiding principles, Music Producers Guild members will not:

• Threaten, harass, abuse, or discriminate against others, verbally, physically, or in writing.

• Engage in unruly, disruptive, lewd, illegal, or unethical conduct in connection with Music Producers Guild events or matters.

• Engage in conduct that is harmful to the standing, reputation, welfare, and best interests of the Music Producers Guild or its members, employees and contractors.

• Accept any external benefit with regards to their voting powers in the MPG awards process.

• Use unpaid labour in the studio in line with the MPG’s campaigns against unpaid work. Short shadowing placements where there is a clear educational or training opportunity are acceptable.

 

Consistent with the foregoing guiding principles, (without express written permission of the Music Producers Guild) Music Producers Guild members will not:

 

• Communicate with the media regarding the actions, decisions, business, or affairs of the Music Producers Guild or its affiliates.

• Make commitments or speak on behalf of the Music Producers Guild without express permission from the Guild.

• Use Music Producers Guild marks or logos to suggest an affiliation beyond membership without express permission Guild.

 

The Music Producers Guild may, in its sole discretion, terminate the membership of any member convicted of a criminal offence under the laws of the United Kingdom or abroad.

Any violation of this Code of Conduct may result in disciplinary action, including a refusal of admission to or ejection from Music Producers Guild events, and denial, suspension, or termination of membership, in the sole discretion of the Music Producers Guild.

This Code of Conduct is subject to change and may be amended, supplemented, or superseded (including, without limitation, by anyone or more separate policies) without notice. Music Producers Guild members are, at all times, responsible for compliance with the Code of Conduct in its then current form.

If you would like to make a complaint about another MPG member in relation to the code of conduct, please email membercomplaints@mpg.org.uk