Professional Code of Conduct

Professional Code of Conduct

Ethics & Polices of Edinburgh Detectives

Edinburgh Detectives Professional Code of Conduct means that you can be certain that confidentiality and professionalism are key to our operations.

UK Data Protection Act

Commercial and private clients can rely on Edinburgh Detectives to consistently perform to the highest standard. We operate in line with a strict code of ethics and always within the law.

All data held is stored electronically on our dedicated server in London. All our methods of surveillance and reporting will comply with the UK Data Protection Act. We hold a current valid data protection license. All employees understand and adhere to the DPA.

Confidentiality and Professionalism

LocalPI adheres to it's own strict code of professional ethics and is governed by the Data Protection Act 1998.

I. To perform all commercial and private duties in accordance with the highest professional and moral principles and never be guilty of conduct which will bring reproach upon the profession of British Investigation.

II. To conduct all investigations within the bounds of legality, morality and professional ethics.

III. To respect the privacy of clients, their lawful confidence and to ensure that services are adequately secure to protect privacy and guard against inadvertent disclosure of private information.

IV. To respect the best interest of our clients by maintaining the highest standard of proficiency and reporting to our clients all the facts ascertained.

V. To work towards the achievement of the highest professional objectives and to observe the precepts of truth, accuracy and prudence.

VI. To guard our own professional reputation and that of our Professional Associates and clients.

VII. To ensure that all employees and other persons paid to assist an investigation adhere to this Code of Ethics and accept responsibility thereof.

It has always been our policy to provide our clients with the best service possible and all work is carried out with the utmost professionalism and discretion.

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About Edinburgh

Edinburgh Detectives have been operating in Edinburgh and Scotland for almost 20 years.

  • Owing to Edinburgh's spectacular, rugged setting and vast collection of Medieval and Georgian architecture, it is often considered one of the most picturesque cities in Europe.
  • Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland.
  • Edinburgh is the second largest city in Scotland and the seventh-most populous in the United Kingdom.
  • Edinburgh is located in the south-east of Scotland.
  • Edinburgh lies on the east coast of the Central Belt, along the Firth of Forth, near the North Sea.
  • Edinburgh is the seat of the Scottish Parliament.
  • Edinburgh was one of the major centres of the Enlightenment.
  • Edinburgh had a total resident population of 477,660.
  • Edinburgh attracts 1 million overseas visitors a year, making it the second most visited tourist destination in the United Kingdom.
  • In a 2009 YouGov poll, Edinburgh was voted the 'most desirable city in which to live in the UK'.
  • Edinburgh was also rated The Best Place to Live in Channel 4's 2007 4Homes survey.
  • Edinburgh is drained by the Water of Leith, which finds its source at the Harperrig Reservoir in the Pentland Hills.
  • Edinburgh is ringed by a green belt stretching from Dalmeny in the west to Prestongrange in the east.
  • Like much of the rest of Scotland, Edinburgh has a temperate, maritime climate which is relatively mild despite its northerly latitude.

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