American Fence Association
Vinyl Concepts is a member in good standing with the American Fence Association.
We are committed to the highest practices of honesty, integrity and responsibility in the ethical conduct of our business to serve our industry and the public, including our customers, employees and communities.
The AFA believes our conduct reflects positively upon the fencing industry because we do not engage in any action that might bring the association into disrepute/dispute.
As a member of the AFA we agree to:
- Demonstrate and maintain the integrity of the fence, deck, and railing industry through fair, ethical and honest conduct in all situations and in a manner that complies with local, state and federal laws.
- Properly, effectively and professionally serve the needs of the ultimate user or consumer of the company’s products or services.
- Never, in any way, copy or represent the AFA trademark or other distinguishing marks of other companies or associations with intent to mislead the public.
- Furnish and sell to consumer through, by, or upon the recommendations of the company, products that are represented and manufactured with ingredient or materials of acceptable standards approved by the trade, profession, or industry.
- Use sound accounting and business practices in financial reporting and comply fully with contracts and agreements.
- Assume the obligation to conduct continuing research, education, and training in order to increase its knowledge with respect to all phases of its business operation and to achieve better performance, quality and successful transactions.
- Advertise or communicate to all person and companies, by conversation, correspondence, online, newspaper, magazine, radio, television, or any other means of communication.
This includes all of the following:
- True and proper representation of all policies, products, and any other important information which has influence on the consumer.
- Ethical consumer advertising, to avoid any misleading claims including false comparisons; untrue, unproven or exaggerated statements; trick photography; or omission of pertinent facts.
- Factual information only concerned with the growth of the company or its number of operating outlets at the time of communication.
- Published price lists, catalogs, and mailings which indicate the variety of differences in gauges, weights, sizes, grades, etc., in steel, wood, and vinyl fences, deck, and railing materials.