Global Trust Exchange

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Purpose and Principles

 

Purpose

The purpose of GTX is to take responsibility for the infrastructure of an exchange of trust, including the secure storage and safe exchange of data shared within its network of participating user hosts and members. 

The purpose of GTX will be carried out in a way that fulfills its vision of operating an exchange of trust to help individuals and organizations achieve their aspirations in peaceful, creative ways, and especially in ways that help bring about positive and sustainable transformations of business, government, and society.



Principles

The core Principles of GTX are intended to be the fewest and most fundamental guidelines that needed to fulfill the Purpose of GTX .

Since GTX is still in formation and recruiting Founding Members, this initial list of principles, below, is open to amendment. However, all who wish to become Founding Members should agree in spirit with these basic Principles, with the understanding that changes can be made which support the Purpose of the GTX and the basic intent of the following principles.

In pursuit of the Purpose of the Global Trust Exchange, each and every part of the GTX will abide by the following Principles in making decisions and conducting activities of the GTX.

Principles Guiding Organizational Behavior and Decisions

  1. Each and every part of the GTX will conduct deliberations and make decisions by bodies and methods that reasonably represent all relevant and affected parties and are dominated by none. 
  2. Each and every part of the GTX will have the right to self-organize at any time, on any scale, in any form or around any activity consistent with the Purpose and Principles.
  3. GTX will vest authority, perform functions and use resources in the smallest or most local part that includes all relevant and affected parties. 
  4. The GTX will assure to the best of its ability, now and in the future, that each member's instructions regarding access and use of their profile, relationship, and other information will be accurately carried out. 
  5. The GTX will work to ensure that technologies used by GTX will as much as possible be interoperable with related systems operated by other groups. 

Principles Guiding Individual Rights and Responsibilities

  1. Membership in the GTX will be open to any individual or institution subscribing to its Purpose and Principles. 
  2. Each member will have the right to restrict access to, and to modify or delete any information that he or she has contributed, and to remain anonymous, according to his or her instructions.
  3. Each member will be truthful in describing all components of their personal and professional profiles and their relationships to others.  
  4. No member will attempt by any means to gain access to or use of another member's information without obtaining the permission of the controlling member or of that member's software access agent. 
  5. Any member who believes he or she has gained access to information that he or she was not intended to view, will agree to not retain or take advantage of such information, and will report the apparent error to operators of the Global Trust Exchange. 
  6. Behavior of members, staff, partners, and external parties will to the maximum extent possible be educed rather than compelled by force or by threat of force.   However, the GTX will have the right to discipline or expel any member who has been found to harm or threaten others through disregard of the Purpose and Principles of the GTX. 

 

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