Corporate governance

Code of Conduct

Teradata Corporation has adopted a Code of Conduct and policies which establish the minimum standards of proper conduct that must be met by all Teradata associates and all Teradata organizations throughout the world. These standards apply to all Teradata employees, temporary employees, independent contractors, agents, representatives, officers and board members, and to all Teradata subsidiaries, affiliates, departments, business organizations, operating units and teams.

Teradata also has adopted a Values Statement. The Teradata Values Statement is intended not only to reinforce the standards of conduct established by the Teradata Code of Conduct and Teradata policies, but also to help establish and maintain a company culture where Teradata people and Teradata organizations constantly strive to exceed standards and expectations and always strive to do the right thing in the right way — even in the absence of a Code of Conduct, policy or legal obligation to do so — and to do so not only regarding ethics, compliance, legal and policy matters, but in everything they do. At Teradata, we refer to this as doing the right thing...always.

Teradata suppliers and business partners (such as resellers, distributors, alliance partners and contractors) are expected, and may be required to agree formally, to meet or exceed the standards of the Teradata Code of Conduct for Suppliers or the Teradata Code of Conduct for Business Partners with respect to all of their Teradata-related activities. These supplier and business partner codes consist of the principles of: (1) the Teradata Code of Conduct; (2) the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) Code of Conduct; (3) the UN Global Compact; (4) the Teradata Conflict Minerals Policy; (5) laws and Teradata policies regarding anti-bribery, anti-corruption and trade compliance (e.g., the Teradata Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Policy); and (6) laws and Teradata policies regarding privacy and data protection (e.g., the Teradata Privacy Policy). Links and related information regarding these also are included on our Corporate Social Responsibility webpage.

A Teradata subsidiary, affiliate, department, business organization, operating unit or team also may adopt and apply its own supplemental code of conduct, policies, procedures and management practices to establish heightened standards of conduct for it and its associates. However, in all events, those supplemental standards of conduct must be at least as stringent as the Teradata-enterprisewide standards.

Teradata-related Code of Conduct, policy and other ethics and compliance questions can be raised, and violations or suspected violations can be reported, through the Teradata Ethics Helpline. The Teradata Ethics Helpline is a 24-hour-a-day, multiple-language service which is accessible online and by telephone. Through the Helpline, questions may be raised and violations may be reported in good faith on an anonymous or confidential basis to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. The Teradata Code of Conduct also includes contact information for other ways to raise and report concerns and violations. Irrespective of the channel through which the concern is raised or the violation is reported, Teradata will not retaliate against anyone because he/she raised a concern or in good faith reported an actual or suspected violation.

Teradata also has adopted the principles of the U.N. Global Compact and the EICC Code of Conduct, and has aligned its values, Code of Conduct, and ethics and compliance processes to be consistent with those global policy positions. Teradata has been recognized by Ethisphere Institute as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" for the past several years.

You can read the Teradata Values Statement and Code of Conduct in full here:
Teradata Corporation's Values and Code of Conduct (PDF Version) (Print Friendly)


  1. For Online Access: Visit our Global Compliance web site.
  2. For Toll-Free Telephone Access: from within the U.S.: dial 1-866-455-0993. From other countries: go through Call AT&T Direct; once you have accessed AT&T Direct, dial 866-455-0993.
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