DSPA Code of Ethics and Conduct

Código de Ética e Conduta da DSPA




The DSPA - Data Science Portuguese Association, founded in early 2018, is the first Portuguese association - non-profit organization - created in the national territory in the field of Data Science, representing the growing criticality and impact of this sector in the personal, social, business and public entities.


With the main purpose of establishing itself at the national and international level as a common platform for dialogue aimed at a concerted movement in the field of Data Science, the strengthening of the skills that have been developed in Portugal in this field by various agents, the transformation of the country one of the world frontiers in the advancement of knowledge, the creation of an industry value chain, the impetus and leadership of critical themes such as ethics and regulation, and the promotion of concertation between the various sectors of civil society - all of these with very relevant impacts on the lives of people, companies, society and the national economy - are the raison d'être and ambition of DSPA, whose mission is To Empower Data Science for a better World.


Establishing one of the main objectives of the DSPA is that of the Promotion of Regulation, Ethics and Safety with regard to all activities related to Data Science, contributing to the improvement of practices and the development of the activity related to data science in Portugal, it is established , through this Code of Ethics and Conduct, the principles and standards that should guide the activity of DSPA Associates, and of all those who, not being Associates, intend to adopt the principles and best practices of ethics and conduct of this activity


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