Code of Conduct

Thank you for being part of the Code42 Success Community. To ensure the best possible experience for all members, we have established some basic rules and guidelines for participation (collectively, the “Rules”). Please review the Rules prior to participating in the community.

By joining and using this community, you agree that you have read and will follow these Rules. You also agree to reserve discussions and shared files and content to that best suited to the medium. We encourage you to solicit the advice of your peers, benefit from their experience, and participate in an ongoing conversation. Use the Contact Us form to direct questions to our community manager.

We encourage respectful and productive dialogue. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate community membership for anyone who violates the Rules.

Discussion Group Etiquette

  • When creating a topic, make the subject line clear, concise, and specific. This allows members to respond more appropriately to your post and makes it easier for members to search the archives by subject.

  • Post your message or documents only to the most topically relevant communities. This helps ensure all messages receive the best response by eliminating "noise."

  • When responding to a post through email, send messages such as "thanks for the information" or "me, too" to individuals by using the “Reply to Sender” link, not to all.

  • Do not send administrative messages, such as “remove me from the list,” to the group. Instead, use the web interface to change your settings or to remove yourself from a list. If you are changing email addresses, you do not need to remove yourself from the list and rejoin under your new email address. Simply change your settings.

The Rules

  • Respect others. Focus on the content of posts and not on the people making them. Assume positive intent. Please extend the benefit of the doubt to newer guests and members; there’s no such thing as a stupid question.

  • Respect the purpose of the community. Use the community to share successes, challenges, constructive feedback, questions, and goals instead of your products or services. If you’ve found a product or service helpful, please share your experience with the group in a respectful way.

  • Use caution when discussing products. Information posted on the discussion groups and in the libraries is available for all to see, and comments are subject to libel, slander, and antitrust laws.

  • Defamatory, abusive, profane, threatening, offensive, or illegal materials are strictly prohibited.

  • Respect intellectual property. Post content that you have personally created or have permission to use and have properly attributed to the content creator.

  • If you’d like to re-use or re-publish materials, contact the owner for permission prior to posting.

  • Don’t impersonate or attempt to impersonate another, including any other member.

The Legal Stuff

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Do not post any defamatory, abusive, profane, threatening, offensive, or illegal materials. Do not post any information or other material protected by copyright without the permission of the copyright owner. You are responsible for ensuring - and you warrant and represent - that any materials you post to the site do not violate or infringe upon the copyright, patent, trademark, or other personal or proprietary rights of any third party and are posted with the permission of the owner of such rights. You may access, use, and display the site and its contents only for non-commercial, informational, personal use, without modification or alteration in any way, provided that you keep all copyright or other proprietary notices intact.

You agree to use the site only for lawful purposes, not to use the site in any manner that could damage or disable it, and not to post or make available on the site any material that contains a software virus or any other program designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware.

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Code42, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners, and employees, from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or in connection with your use of the site, your conduct in connection with the site or with users of the site, or any violation of these Rules, any law or regulation, or or the rights of any third party.

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Code42 has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with the site. Code42 reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to take any action it deems appropriate, including, without limitation, screening, removing, or editing any content that Code42 determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, to violate these Rules, and suspending or terminating your access to the site.

The site may contain links to other web sites ("Third Party Sites"). Such Third Party Sites are not investigated, monitored, or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by Code42, and Code42 is not responsible for any Third Party Sites, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices, or other policies of or contained in the Third Party Sites. Inclusion of, linking to, or permitting the use or installation of any Third Party Site does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by Code42. If you decide to leave the site and access the Third Party Sites, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any web site to which you navigate from the site.

Code42 reserves the right to change these Rules at any time without further notice. Your continued use of the site after such changes indicates your acceptance of the new Rules. It is your responsibility to check the site regularly to determine if there have been changes.

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