NetApp has long upheld a set of basic values to guide our actions. Among those values is the responsibility to conduct ourselves with the highest standards of ethical behavior when relating to customers, partners, employees, investors, and the communities where we work. We believe our corporate governance policies and practices meet or exceed the standards defined in proposed and recently enacted legislation. The Board of Directors of NetApp delegates authority to the following committees. The function of each committee is generally described below and more specifically set forth in the charters of each committee:
*Effective June 24, 2015, NetApp's Code of Conduct was amended and restated to provide additional guidance in several areas including Financial Statements, Regulatory Filings, and Business Records; Gifts, Entertainment, and Business Courtesies; Preventing Money Laundering, and Safety and Security. Additional technical, administrative, and other non-substantive amendments were also made to the other provisions of the Code.