Bartercard is a member of IRTA – International Reciprocal Trade Association.

Members of this association abide by a code of ethics which ensures a fair and ethical industry worldwide.

IRTA’s commitment to promoting just and equitable standards for practices and operation of trade exchanges is best articulated by the IRTA Code of Ethics. Every IRTA member agrees to conduct themselves in accordance with the Code of Ethics principles when they become an IRTA member.

IRTA members recognize that membership in IRTA carries with it the responsibility of conducting themselves and their barter exchanges, corporate exchanges, internet exchanges and/or

community currency organizations in a manner that is consistent with the IRTA goal of providing the most professional, ethical and well managed organized barter programs to the public.

Therefore, the members of IRTA agree to abide by specific codes of conduct and barter management which can be found on the website.

Members of IRTA abide by high professional standards which is set for the industry globally. If you see other trade operators in the market it is worth seeing if they are a member of IRTA first.

For more information about the IRTA, please go to


Bartercard is a member of IFA – International Franchise Association.

Celebrating 50 years of excellence, education and advocacy, the International Franchise Association is the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide. IFA’s mission is to protect, enhance and promote franchising through government relations, public relations and educational programs. IFA members operate under the highest standards and include franchise companies in over 100 different business format categories, individual franchisees and companies that support the industry in marketing, law and business development.

For more information about the IFA, please go to






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