Community Code of Conduct

Last updated: July 16, 2020

The Flux Academy community was created for our students to learn, connect, support, create and achieve results.

In order for everyone to have the best experience possible, we encourage everyone in our community to follow these guidelines.


Be respectful and supportive of everyone

Flux Academy is committed to providing a friendly, safe and inclusive environment for all. We encourage the people in our community to be polite and respectful in their interactions with other members. Some examples of positive behaviour are:

  • Participating in a supporting and active way.
  • Demonstrating empathy and kindness toward other people.
  • Being respectful of differing opinions, viewpoints, and experiences.
  • Giving and gracefully accepting constructive feedback.
  • Attempting collaboration before conflict.
  • Accepting responsibility and apologising to those affected by our mistakes, and learning from the experience.
  • Focusing on what is best not just for us as individuals, but for the overall community.
  • Being mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants.
  • When asking for help, taking into consideration people’s availability and resources — including Flux Academy’s team.


Unacceptable behaviour

You are welcome to share your opinion, knowledge and relevant content for the community. Any inappropriate content — as the ones mentioned below — will be removed.

  • Discriminative or hate speech related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, mental health condition, socioeconomic status or background, neuro(a)typicality, physical appearance, race, or religion. These remarks can be blunt or subtle, and even if they’re expressed without the intent to provoke harm, they will not be accepted.
  • Patronising, passive-aggressive, intimidating, condescending, or sarcastic language or behaviour.
  • Public or private harassment, including inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images, deliberate intimidation, sexual attention or advances of any kind, stalking or following.
  • Not respecting other members’ privacy or revealing someone else’s private information — doxxing.
  • Engaging in illegal activities or any activity that infringes copyrights or someone's intellectual property, or encourage others to engage in that type of activity.
  • Sharing Not Suitable For Work materials and links.
  • Spreading misinformation.
  • Engaging in illegal activities.
  • Other conduct which could reasonably be considered inappropriate in a professional setting.


Enforcement

By using any of Flux Academy’s official community spaces, you’re agreeing to the Community Code of Conduct and the Community Guidelines.

The Flux Academy team actively monitors and participates in the community, however if you suffer from or see any violations of our Community Code of Conduct or the Community Guidelines, please notify us through email to ana.sofia@flux-academy.com or contact our Community Manager, Ana Sofia Pinho on any of the platforms mentioned above.

This Code of Conduct applies to all of those who participate in our community platforms — Facebook groups, Slack and Circle. In case of infringement, the Flux Academy team and the community organizers may take any action they deem appropriate.


Credits

This Code of Conduct is based on the Citizen Code of Conduct, the 18F Code of Conduct, the Rails Girls Summer of Code Code of Conduct and the Contributor Covenant.