# Token Engineering Community Guidelines In the Token Engineering community, our mission is to develop and maintain a healthy space promoting the research and education about tokenized infrastructures. We encourage participation, interaction and engagement from any member of our community. Our goal is to provide all our members with a safe and respectful environment ensuring a friendly and positive experience for our global community. Please follow these simple guidelines to ensure a fun and enjoyable experience for everyone. This is considered a living document that will be regularly updated based on the evolution of our community. ## Our 4 guidelines to cultivate a healthy community: ### Be respectful We expect members of our community to be courteous and respectful of others’ opinions and to refrain from personal attacks, insults, bullying, harassment and threats, and from posting unwelcome, aggressive, suggestive or otherwise inappropriate remarks directed at another member. ### Uphold truth The TE community is one that's built on trust. Actions that intend to scam, mislead, spam, or defraud other members of the community are not allowed. You must not use the TE community and its different platforms for any malicious means or to impersonate any other member or non-member. You must not request or attempt to solicit personal or identifying information from another member. Falsely reporting members for abuse is prohibited. ### Practice inclusiveness You must not use the TE community and its platforms to promote, engage in or incite hate, violence, discrimination or intolerance, including based on race, age, gender, gender identity, ethnicity, religion, disability or sexual orientation. ### Create virtuous content You must strive to create and share content in the TE community that brings value to the community as a whole. You must not create notes, post content, write comments or send chat messages containing scam, spam, sexual content, hate speech, harassment, child abuse or referring to imminent physical harm to any member. You must not include links that send members to websites featuring content that violates our Community Guidelines. You should only post written content that is your own or for which you have been given the explicit authorization to share, always with a clear reference to the source. ## Banned behaviors ### Breaking the Law You must respect all applicable local, national, and international laws while participating in our community and you must not use the different TE platforms for any unlawful purpose or illegal activity. Any content or activity featuring, encouraging, offering, or soliciting illegal activity is prohibited. The TE community platforms may not be used to promote or facilitate harmful or criminal activity of any kind, including but not limited to: * Illegal gambling activity, games of chance or illegal sweepstakes or contests; * Explicit sexual activity or pornography and promotion of sexual services; * Extreme violence, gore, and other obscene conduct; * Sexual violence or exploitation; * Sale or ingestion of illegal drugs or other illegal substances; * Activities that harass, intimidate or threaten based on race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or age; * Terrorist activity or organized criminal activity. Any content or activity featuring, encouraging, offering, or soliciting illegal activity is strictly prohibited and may be reported to law enforcement. Child exploitation will be immediately reported to authorities via the appropriate local channel. ### Harmful activities You must respect the individuals, organizations and groups that are a part of the TE community. You may not distribute any written or other content through the different TE platforms that: * Defames or libels any other person; * Invades any person's privacy; * Promotes illegal content; * Is meant to impersonate an individual or organization; * Intimidates any person; * Commits fraudulent activities; * Is protected by copyright, trademark or trade secret law, unless you have the express prior written consent of the owner of such right. ### Violent activities, hateful conduct and harassment The TE community does not permit on our platforms content that promote or encourage violence, hate or harassment whether the targets are on or off the TE community. Individuals, communities or organizations that do so are not allowed to use our platforms. This includes, but is not limited to: * Promote, encourage, or glorify suicide or self-harm; * Threats to physically harm or kill others; * Threats violence against an individual or group of people, or otherwise glorify or endorse violence or violent acts; * Threaten or promote terrorism or violent extremism; * Engage in targeted harassment or encourage others to do so; * Threaten or harass other people on the basis of their race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, age, ability, or medical condition * Threats to use of weapons to physically threaten, intimidate, harm, or kill others; * Promotes hate towards individuals or groups based on race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation, medical condition, physical characteristics, veteran status or gender identity; * Participate in, endorse, or glorify child sexual exploitation; * Attempts to intimidate, degrade, abuse, bully, or creates a hostile environment for others. ### Unauthorized Sharing of Private Information The TE community does not authorize its members to invade the privacy of others. It is prohibited to make available, threaten to make available, or encourage others to make available another individual’s private information without their express authorization or permission, and share content that may reveal private personal information about individuals or their private property, without permission. This includes but is not limited to sharing: 1. personally identifiable information (such as real name, location, or ID); 2. restricted or protected social profiles or any information from those profiles; and/or 3. content that violates another's reasonable expectation of privacy without permission.