PrivacyTools:Code of Conduct

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In the interest of fostering an open and welcoming environment, we as contributors and maintainers of the PrivacyTools project and organization pledge to make participation in our project and our community a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of a distinction of any kind, such as age, body size, disability, ethnicity, sex characteristics, gender identity and expression, level of experience, education, socio-economic status, nationality, personal appearance, race, religion, or sexual identity and orientation.

Our Standards[edit | edit source]

Examples of behavior that contributes to creating a positive environment include:

  • Using welcoming and inclusive language
  • Being respectful of differing viewpoints and experiences
  • Gracefully accepting constructive criticism
  • Focusing on what is best for the community
  • Showing empathy towards other community members

Examples of unacceptable behavior by participants include:

  • The use of sexualized language or imagery and unwelcome sexual attention or advances
  • Trolling, insulting/derogatory, antagonistic comments and personal or political attacks
  • Promoting intolerance
  • Public or private harassment
  • Publishing others' private information, such as a physical or electronic address, without explicit permission
  • Other conduct which could reasonably be considered inappropriate in a professional setting

Our Responsibilities[edit | edit source]

Project maintainers are responsible for clarifying the standards of acceptable behavior and are expected to take appropriate and fair corrective action in response to any instances of unacceptable behavior.

Project maintainers have the right 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 behaviors that they deem inappropriate, threatening, offensive, or harmful.

Scope[edit | edit source]

This Code of Conduct applies within all project spaces, and it also applies when an individual is representing as a part of the project or its community in public spaces.

Examples of representing a project or community include using an official project e-mail address, posting via an official social media account, or acting as an appointed representative at an online or offline event. Representation of a project may be further defined and clarified by project maintainers.

Enforcement[edit | edit source]

Instances of abusive, harassing, or otherwise unacceptable behavior may be reported by contacting the Internal Compliance Officer. The report should include information on whether the details can be shared with other Compliance Team and Core Team Members and how much may be told.

All complaints will be reviewed and investigated and will 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.

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.

Attribution[edit | edit source]

This Code of Conduct is forked from the Creative Commons BY-4.0 Contributor Covenant version 1.4.