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Skinvisible, Inc.
 
CODE OF BUSINESS CONDUCT AND ETHICS

Table of Contents

 
 
Introduction
 
 
1
     
Section 1.
Your Responsibilities
2
     
Section 2.
Compliance with Law and This Code
3
     
Section 3.
Conflicts of Interest
5
     
Section 4.
Loans, Travel Advances, Use of Company Assets
6
     
Section 5.
Protecting Company Information
7
     
Section 6.
Disclosure, Financial Records, Accurate Record-Keeping And Retention of Records
8
     
Section 7.
Gifts, Entertainment, Fair Dealing and Competition
10
     
Section 8.
Waivers of the Code of Business Ethics, Compliance Procedures and Administration of the Code
11
 
Section 9.
 
Company Resources for Guidance and Reporting
 
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For purposes of this Code, each reference in this policy to "Associates" includes all Skinvisible, Inc. (“SKVI”) employees, officers and Board members.

SKVI Code of Business Conduct and Ethics sets forth certain Company policies for ethical business conduct. The Code does not create any contractual rights of any kind between the Company and an SKVI Associate or between the Company and third parties.



All SKVI Associates, officers and directors must conduct themselves according to the guidelines described in this Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and avoid the appearance of inappropriate conduct. We will provide this Code to and expect it to be followed by all of the Company's Associates.

INTRODUCTION

This Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (this "Code") covers a wide range of business practices and procedures, but does not cover every issue that may arise. Its purpose is to set out basic principles and policies to guide all Company Associates. It is designed to give you a clear and broad understanding of the conduct expected of our Associates to promote ethical and honest behavior and integrity in all matters, deter wrongdoing and at all times maintain the confidence of our shareholders, our customers and the outside community in our systems of controls.

If a law conflicts with the policies in this Code, Associates must comply with the law. However, if a local custom or policy conflicts with this Code, Associates must comply with this Code. Associates who have any questions about these conflicts are urged to ask their manager or the responsible party identified in this Code for guidance about the situation.

Anyone who violates this Code is subject to disciplinary action in accordance with this Code and other Company policies and procedures. If Associates are in a situation that they believe may violate or lead to a violation of this Code, they should follow the compliance procedures described throughout this Code.

No code of business ethics and conduct can replace the thoughtful behavior of an ethical Associate. The purpose of this Code is to provide a guide on how to recognize and deal with ethical issues, to provide mechanisms to report non-compliant conduct and to foster a culture of honesty, integrity and accountability.
 
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Section 1
 
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

SOME HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS CODE

All SKVI Associates are responsible for reading, understanding and complying with this Code. Ignorance of this Code is not an excuse for failing to comply with its requirements. Here are some general guiding principles:
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