For purposes of this Code, the following terms are defined as follows:

 

Information Technology

the preparation, collection, creation, transport, retrieval, storage, access, presentation and transformation of electronic information in all its forms including but not limited to, voice, graphics, text, video, data and image.

 

Information Technology Professional 

one who develops or provides information technology products and/or services to the public.

 

PREAMBLE:

 

I will use my special knowledge and skills for the benefit of the public. I will serve employers and clients with integrity, subject to an overriding responsibility to the public interest, and I will strive to enhance the competence and prestige of the professional. By these, I mean: