Membership code of conduct and privacy policy

The Ethiopian Solar Energy Development Association (ESEDA) is committed to fostering a collaborative and ethical environment within the solar energy industry in Ethiopia.

Code of Conduct

This code of conduct outlines the expected behavior of all ESEDA members.

1. Members shall conduct their business with honesty, integrity, and fairness.

2. Members shall comply with all applicable laws and regulations related to the solar energy sector in Ethiopia.

3. Members shall avoid any practices that could bring discredit to ESEDA or the solar energy industry.

4. Members shall treat all stakeholders, including customers, competitors, and colleagues, with respect.

Market Practices

5. Members shall provide accurate and truthful information about their products and services.

6. Members shall engage in fair competition and avoid any practices that could be considered anti-competitive.

7. Members shall ensure the quality and safety of their solar energy products and services.

8. Members shall respect intellectual property rights.

Commitment to Sustainability

Members shall promote the use of solar energy in a way that is environmentally responsible.

Members shall strive to reduce the environmental impact of their operations.

Members shall support the development of a sustainable solar energy market in Ethiopia.


Members shall respect the confidentiality of any information shared by ESEDA or other members.


  • ESEDA may investigate any alleged violations of this code of conduct.
  • ESEDA may take disciplinary action against members who violate this code of conduct, including suspension or expulsion from the association.

Dispute Resolution:

ESEDA will establish a process for resolving disputes between members.


ESEDA may amend this code of conduct at any time.

Benefits of Adhering to the Code of Conduct

  • By adhering to this code of conduct, members can demonstrate their commitment to high ethical standards.
  • This can help to build trust with customers, partners, and other stakeholders.
  • It can also create a more level playing field for all members of the solar energy industry in Ethiopia.
ESEDA Privacy Policy 

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  1. To process your membership application and provide you with member benefits.
  2. To send you information about ESEDA events, news, and publications.
  3. To improve our website and services.
  4. To comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

We will not share your personal information with third parties without your consent, except in the following cases:

  1. With service providers who help us operate our website and manage our membership program. These service providers are contractually obligated to keep your information confidential.
  2. To comply with a legal or regulatory requirement.

Data Retention:


We will retain your personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law.


Your Rights:

You have the following rights regarding your personal information:

  1. The right to access your personal information.
  2. The right to rectify any inaccurate personal information.
  3. The right to request the deletion of your personal information.
  4. The right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information.

We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no website or internet transmission is completely secure.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will post any changes on our website.

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