Code of Conduct
The purpose of our code of conduct is to establish the highest standards of integrity and care in a welcoming, nonjudgemental and safe environment.
For this code of conduct, we refer to the administrators of this team:
- Michelle Frechette - President
- Robert Jacobi - Treasurer
- Hauwa Abashiya - Secretary
- Angela Jin
- Morayo Orija
- Dan Maby - Executive Director
Our community reflects our 4 health hubs of Business Health, Skills Health, Physical Health and Mental Health. We are committed to transparency and inclusiveness for everybody regardless of ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion or disability.
We practice open mindedness and tolerance in all areas of our operation, this includes (but is not limited to) commercial and business practices in all areas of industry, We practise open mindedness to differing political and religious ideology and stress the importance of non confrontation.
We recognise the importance of both conventional and alternative physical health, we also respect professional practises within philosophy & psychology, but in all cases we recognise the importance of these within the operating practises of accredited and recognised regulating bodies.
This code of conduct outlines our expectations for participant behaviour as well as the consequences for unacceptable behaviour.
We invite all participants to help us realise a safe and positive chat experience for everyone.
2. Expected Behaviour
Exercise consideration and respect in your speech and actions to yourself and to other members of the Big Orange Heart community.
Respect the feelings, privacy and confidentiality of all community members, at all times. Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory or harassing behaviour and speech.
Be mindful of your surroundings and of your fellow participants.
Alert Big Orange Heart administrators if you notice a dangerous situation, someone in distress, or violations of this Code of Conduct, even if they seem inconsequential.
3. Unacceptable Behaviour
Unacceptable behaviour includes: intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory or demeaning conduct by any community member in either electronic or physical form
Harassment includes: offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability; inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in electronic or physical spaces (including presentation slides, posts, social spaces or messaging); deliberate intimidation, stalking or following; harassing photography or recording; sustained disruption of talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.
4. Consequences Of Unacceptable Behaviour
Unacceptable behaviour will not be tolerated by any Big Orange Heart trustee, staff member, volunteer or community member.
Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behaviour is expected to comply immediately.
If a participant engages in unacceptable behaviour, the administrators may take any action they deem appropriate, up to and including expulsion from the community and it’s associated channels without warning.
5. What To Do If You Witness Or Are Subject To Unacceptable Behaviour
If you are subject to unacceptable behaviour, notice that someone else is being subject to unacceptable behaviour, or have any other concerns, please notify a Big Orange Heart administrator as soon as possible.
Big Orange Heart administrators are available to help participants, to block offenders, or too otherwise assist those experiencing unacceptable behaviour to feel safe in the Big Orange Heart ecosystem.
You can contact an administrator privately by clicking on their name under the DIRECT MESSAGES heading on the left hand side of Slack.
We expect all Big Orange Heart trustees, staff members, volunteers or community members to abide by this code of conduct whilst in the Big Orange Heart ecosystem.
7. Contact Information
You can find all the administrators of the group using our Slack handles:
- Michelle Frechette - @Michelle Frechette
- Robert Jacobi - @Robert Jacobi
- Hauwa Abashiya - @Hauwa Abashiya
- Angela Jin - @Angela
- Morayo Orija - @Morayo
- Dan Maby - @danmaby
You can also contact Big Orange Heart’s dedicated support team online via online chat, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling +1 (405) 977-1616.
Full contact details can be found at https://www.bigorangeheart.org/contact/
8. License And Attribution
This Code of Conduct adapted from the amazing work of Open Source Bridge, but with Big Orange Heart information substituted. The original is available at http://opensourcebridge.org/about/code-of-conduct/ and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.