Code of Conduct

Our Code of Conduct is like a well-structured codebase - it ensures smooth collaboration, prevents bugs in behavior, and keeps the hackathon running 'byte'ifully!

We, the organizers of the hackathon event, are committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and respectful environment for all participants. This Code of Conduct outlines our expectations for behavior during the hackathon. By participating in the event, you agree to abide by this Code of Conduct.

Inclusivity and Respect

Treat all participants with respect and courtesy, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical appearance, disability, or any other characteristic. Be mindful of your language and actions to create an inclusive atmosphere for everyone.

Collaboration and Teamwork

Encourage collaboration and teamwork among participants. Respect diverse perspectives and opinions, and value the contributions of every team member. Foster an environment that promotes open communication and supports a healthy exchange of ideas.

Intellectual Property and Ownership

Respect the intellectual property rights of others. Do not use or incorporate copyrighted materials, trademarks, or proprietary information without proper authorization. Ensure that all code, assets, and resources used in your projects are either open source, properly licensed, or your original creations.

Non-Discrimination and Harassment

Harassment, discrimination, or any form of bullying will not be tolerated. This includes, but is not limited to, offensive comments, gestures, or imagery. Be mindful of your words and actions to ensure a harassment-free environment for all participants.

Professionalism

Maintain a professional and ethical conduct throughout the hackathon. Avoid any behavior that may harm the reputation of the event, organizers, or fellow participants. Be punctual, prepared, and responsible for your actions.

Safety and Security

Ensure the safety and security of all participants and their belongings. Report any suspicious or concerning incidents to the organizers promptly. Follow any safety guidelines provided by the event organizers and venue staff.

Compliance with Laws and Regulations

Abide by all applicable laws, regulations, and policies during the hackathon. This includes but is not limited to intellectual property rights, data protection, and privacy laws. Do not engage in any illegal activities or unethical practices.

Reporting Violations

If you witness or experience any violations of this Code of Conduct, promptly report them to the event organizers. All reports will be treated with confidentiality, and appropriate actions will be taken to address the situation.

Consequences of Violations

Violations of this Code of Conduct may result in consequences, including but not limited to warnings, expulsion from the hackathon, and reporting to relevant authorities. The severity and appropriate response will be determined by the organizers based on the nature and impact of the violation.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and rewarding experience for all hackathon participants. Let us work together to create an environment that encourages learning, collaboration, and innovation.

By participating in the hackathon, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to adhere to this Code of Conduct.

Last updated: May 22, 2023