All employees and officers should protect Visma’s assets and ensure their efficient use. Theft, carelessness, and waste have a direct impact on Visma’s profitability. All Company assets are to be used for legitimate business purposes. Any suspected incident of fraud or theft should be immediately reported for investigation. Assets should not be used for non-Visma business.
The obligation of employees and officers to protect Visma’s assets includes Visma’s proprietary information. Proprietary information includes intellectual property such as trade secrets, patents, trademarks, and copyrights, as well as business, marketing and service plans, engineering and manufacturing ideas, designs, databases, records, salary information and any unpublished financial data and reports. Unauthorized use or distribution of this information is a violation of Company policy. It could also be illegal and result in civil or criminal penalties.