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:

1. Purpose

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.

3.1 Spam and Self-promotion

Posting spam and self-promotional material leads to a loss of engagement within our community. Spam includes surveys, product or event promotions, and self-promotion without reason in the wrong channels. If you wish to promote an event via our community, use the dedicated #events channel. To share details on a product or service outside the context of a conversation with other community members, you will need authorisation from one of the Administrators. Sharing promotional material is solely at the discretion of the communities Administrators and the charity's Trustees. The consequences of unacceptable behaviour are outlined below.

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.

6. Scope

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:

You can also contact Big Orange Heart’s dedicated support team online via online chat, by email at, or by calling +1 (405) 977-1616.

Full contact details can be found at

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 and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.