They both have a romantic interest, but it goes against the company policy to grant special privileges that are not fairly earned (thus conflicting with the employer’s interests).
Another example would be an employee dating a company client.
Maybe you provide the same services as other companies but at a quicker pace, or with more personalization, or through a unique approach.
Perhaps you provide one additional service that your competitors do not.
Relationships when two parties are romantically involved and the relationship itself conflicts with the workplace, employer, or another employee’s interests.
For example, an employee dates his or her supervisor and receives special treatment, not because of his or her professional qualifications, but because they are dating.
To prevent involvement in any type of ethical conflict, employees should inform themselves about the types of conflicts that exist.