Compliance with Law and Regulations

Starbucks is committed to full compliance with the laws, rules and regulations of the countries in which it operates. You must comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations when performing your duties.

When you think a conflict exists between the Standards and an applicable law, rule or regulation, or if you have a question concerning the legality of your or other partners' conduct, you should consult with your manager, Partner Resources or Ethics & Compliance.

Starbucks is committed to full compliance with the laws, rules and regulations of the countries in which it operates.

The standards and policies stated herein are not all the applicable Starbucks standards and policies nor are they a comprehensive or complete explanation of the laws that are applicable to Starbucks and its partners in any particular country. All Starbucks partners have a continuing obligation to familiarize themselves with applicable laws relating to their job responsibilities and all Starbucks policies. Breach of these standards, Starbucks policies or the law may give rise to disciplinary action up to, and including, dismissal.

Any waiver of the Standards of Business Conduct requires the prior written approval of the chief ethics and compliance officer or, in certain circumstances, the Board of Directors or a committee thereof. If required by applicable law, waivers will be promptly disclosed as required by applicable law.

The standards and policies discussed herein may be amended from time to time. Partners should access the Standards of Business Conduct posted at http://LivingOurValues.Starbucks.com for the most current version

This information is available in accessible formats. For more information contact: diversity@starbucks.com.