The NCGR Code of Ethics / NCGR倫理守則

C. ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC STATEMENTS 宣傳及公開聲明

 

C.1 Definitions 定義
Advertising, whether paid or unpaid, includes all media, such as magazines, newspaper ads, brochures, business cards, fliers and other printed matter, direct mail promotions, directory listings, resumes, etc. Public statements include advertising as well as statements made in classes, lectures, workshops and other oral presentations, published materials, interviews and comments for use in all electronic media.

宣傳,無論是付費或免費的,包括所有的媒體例如:雜誌、報紙廣告、宣傳手冊、名片、宣傳單張和其他印刷品、直郵促銷、電話簿名單、履歷表等等。公開聲明包括廣告或是任何在課堂中、演講中、工作坊和其他口語簡報、出版品、面談和所有在電子媒體上的意見發表。

C.2 False or Deceptive Statements 錯誤或虛假的聲明

a)   Astrologers do not make advertising claims or public statements that are false, deceptive, misleading or fraudulent, either because of what they state or suggest, or because of what they omit. This includes claims and statements regarding their training, experience, competence, credentials, organizational affiliations, and services.

占星師不得進行錯誤的、虛假的、誤導的、詐騙的廣告傳播或公開聲明,不只是他們所提出或建議的,或因為他無意中忽略的。這包括宣稱或聲明他們的所受過的訓練、經歷、資格、學歷、所屬機構或服務單位。

b)   Astrologers take responsibility for the content of promotional advertising statements made on their behalf.

占星師必須對他們的促銷廣告內容負責。

C.3 Unfounded Statements 沒有根據的聲明
Astrologers willingly and openly reveal their sources of information, whether they be scientific, academic, experiential or mystical. Astrologers do not misrepresent their sources of information, and make every effort to verify their accuracy.

占星師樂意並開放地揭露他們的資料來源,無論是科學上的、學術的、經驗得到的、或是神祕的。占星師不能誤植他們的資料出處,並應盡一切努力確認資料的正確性。

C.4 Misuse of Astrology 誤用占星學

a)   Misuse includes gross misrepresentation of astrological factors used to make sensational and exaggerated claims in public statements.

誤用包括粗略地錯誤使用占星學要素、來做陳述煽動而誇張的公開聲明。

b)   Astrologers are alert to and guard against personal, financial, social, religious, or political factors that might cause them to misuse their influence.

占星師必須警覺且預防:個人的、財務的、社會的、信仰的或是政治因素可能造成他們誤用他們的影響力。

c)    Astrologers do not participate in activities in which it appears likely that their expertise or data will be misused by others.

占星師不得參與那些可能會使他們的專業技能或資料被其他人誤用的活動。

d)    If astrologers learn of the misuse of their work, they take reasonable steps to correct or minimize the misuse or misrepresentation.

如果占星師發現他們工作上誤用了,他們有責任採取導正、或減低誤用、或誤傳的步驟。

C.5 Organizational Misrepresentation 誤用組織代表身分

a) NCGR members who represent themselves as such are careful to clarify whether they are acting as a spokesperson or as an individual.

NCGR會員必須更小心釐清他們是以代表發言人的身分發言或是以個人的身分發言。

b) NCGR members do not act as spokespersons or imply that they are spokespersons for NCGR without the authorization to do so.

NCGR會員在沒有被授權時,不能以發言人的身分行動或是暗示他們是NCGR發言人。