The Developer Nation community Code-of-Conduct (CoC) is applicable to all the events virtual or physical and community platforms including but not limited to workshops, meetups, meet and greets, conferences, instant-messaging platforms, mailing list etc.
We want to ensure that all community members have an enjoyable knowledge sharing and networking experience. Therefore, it is our commitment to create and maintain a safe and ethical environment within all community activities and platforms. We ask all the participants and our community members to cooperate and act in accordance with the community guidelines. Misconduct will not be tolerated and may result in ban from all community platforms and events. Please report any misconduct to the community admins via direct message or send your feedback to email@example.com
- Respect all members
- Add value to the community
- Create a welcoming environment
Pledge for all members
In the interest of fostering an open and welcoming environment, we as contributors and maintainers pledge to make participation in our community, projects, events and our meetups in virtual and physical locations/venues, a harassment-free experience for everyone. Regardless of age, body size, disability, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, level of experience, nationality, personal appearance, race, religion, or sexual identity and orientation.
Standards for the Community
Diversity is what makes us all shine our brightest. All are welcome, none left out.
Examples of behaviour that contribute to create a positive environment include:
- Using welcoming and inclusive language and being respectful of differing viewpoints and experiences
- Gracefully accepting constructive criticism and focusing on what is best for the community
- Showing empathy towards other community members
- Respecting people’s time and privacy and not DMing anyone on official online forums without prior permission
- Not intervening speakers during meetups with the intention of mocking
- Using and promotion use of gender neutral pronouns (Refer http://heyguys.cc)
Examples of unacceptable behaviour by participants include:
- Use of sexualised language or imagery and unwelcome sexual attention or advances
- Use of sexist or racist comments, discrimination or encouragement ofm exclusions
- Public or private harassment i.e. trolling, insulting/derogatory comments, mocking, abrupt language and personal/political attack in events and official forums
- Publishing others’ private information, such as a physical or electronic address, without explicit permission
- Reaching out to individual directly or as a community representative without prior permission in/out of official group
- Vandalising venues/ Stealing of personal property or using it without permission
- Other conduct which could reasonably be considered inappropriate in a professional setting
Responsibilities as an Organiser and Volunteer
Developer Nation organisers and volunteers are responsible for clarifying the standards of acceptable behaviour and are expected to take appropriate and fair corrective action in response to any instances of unacceptable behaviour.
For community events, projects, project maintainers have the rights and responsibility to remove, edit, or reject comments, commits, code, wiki edits, issues, and other contributions that are not aligned to this Code of Conduct, or to ban temporarily or permanently any contributor for other behaviours that they deem inappropriate, threatening, offensive, or harmful.
In case of CoC violation during any event or gathering, the organiser can ask the personnel to immediately leave the event and failure to comply may result in involving the legal bodies of that area, it is the duty of the organisers and volunteers to keep the identity of personnel reporting the incident as discrete.
Scope of this Community
This Code of Conduct applies to all community spaces, online forums and in physical public events when an individual is representing the community in any form.
Examples of representing the community include : using an official community name, logo, address, posting via an official social media account, or acting as an appointed representative at an online or offline event.
Representation of the community may be further defined and clarified by the community leads.
Instances of abusive, harassing, or otherwise unacceptable behaviour may be reported by contacting the organisers and volunteers on telegram group or by emailing at : firstname.lastname@example.org
All complaints will be reviewed and investigated and result in a response that is deemed necessary and appropriate to the circumstances. The project team is obligated to maintain confidentiality with regard to the reporter of an incident. Further details of specific enforcement policies may be posted separately.
Event organisers and project maintainers who do not follow or enforce the Code of Conduct in good faith may face temporary or permanent repercussions as determined by other members of the project’s leadership.
All members joining community events, online forums adhere to the CoC and the safety disclaimers implicitly.
We value your participation and contribution to the Developer Nation community.
This Code of Conduct is adapted from the Contributor Covenant, version 1.4, available at https://www.contributor-covenant.org/version/1/4/code-of-conduct/