Community Code of Conduct

Last modified: November 26, 2019

Welcome to the What Next Community!

What Next is a by invite-only community platform for Designers, Engineers, Product Managers & Marketers. Learn from industry leaders and collaborate with peers with insights, lessons and strategies from our journeys as we empower the next generation of technology, design & product managers. You agree to abide by this code of conduct in entire platform slack, social media discussions, web portal and other web properties associated with what next community

Let’s Respect

We are a community of people who want to give back to society with better knowledge, insights and helping hands each other, We encourage you to be optimistic on your discussions and to encourage others with mutual respect. Do not use our channels to threaten, arass, stalk, or abuse other users on the platform.
WhatNext Admin’s reserves the right to remove users & messages that express and encourage violence, racism or hatred.
What next may remove messages and files that are deemed inappropriate, offensive or that violate this Code of Conduct.

Legal Policy

What next strictly does not allow any illegal activities in its platform, You are not allowed to Publish, Post, Distribute any illegal or unlawful material or information in our slack, social media channels and the web portal. Any such actions would be legally reported to the respective authorities.
You may not use the Slack for the purpose of linking to external sites that violate their privacy policy.
Do not upload files or post messages that contain photos, music, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, rights of privacy or publicity or any other applicable law unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents. What Next is not responsible for any use of anything you say or post.
You are entirely restricted for data mining or scraping. Requests for API access or the use of any tools, plugins, or scripts for the purposes of acquiring email addresses, names, usernames, or any other user information for any purposes is strictly forbidden.

Spam & Promotions

We request you to seek moderator approval before promoting any business or services and we don't entertain spam
Some examples of spam include, but are not limited to:
  • Posting the same message on every channel.
  • Promoting links on ponzi schemes or any other spam sites.
  • Sharing contact information in public channels.
  • Requesting members to fill a feedback form or market research survey without consulting an admin prior to posting.
  • Approaching members to join your community.
Everyone hates spam, we hate too, we want What next community to be unique irrespective of its content on what we share and what other’s share. We know it’s hard to identify spammers in a large community we encourage every user to report such activities on spot to the community moderators to block the users from the entire community channels.
Consult our moderators, If you are confused about any of the policies.

Responsibility

We recommend you to install anti-virus, anti malware solutions on your computer, You would be entirely responsible for any activities done on your behalf.
What Next Team deserves right to remove, add content, users any time.
You are responsible for any actions you may take based on advice or information you receive online. Use your own good judgment when evaluating information provided through this Slack or any other such services, remember that the information provided could be from people at any age and experience level. The decision to conduct transactions with anyone is your own and you should conduct your own research prior to making any decisions.

Maintain Code of Conduct

In helping to make our Slack a great place to meet, chat and exchange information, you must do your part to uphold this Code of Conduct.
WhatNext also reserves our right to amend or change the Code of Conduct at any time without notice. You agree to periodically review this document to ensure you are doing your part.
What Next is not obligated to send users or hosts a warning before deleting any content.

Protect Your Privacy

We caution you against giving out personally identifiable information (such as social security numbers, credit card numbers, names and addresses, telephone numbers, driver license numbers) to strangers online, which may be used for illegal or harmful purposes.
Some personal information you provide to the Slack may be stored outside of the country in which you reside.
Slack provides the ability for you to protect your account with Two-Factor Authentication (“2FA”), which is a responsible step in protecting your privacy and preventing abuse and impersonation with your account. You may enable 2FA at https://whatnextcommunity.slack.com/account/settings

Contact Information

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have other concerns, such as observing that a member of the What next community is violating any part of this Code of Conduct, please contact any of our administrators on our Slack immediately:

Administrator

Thanks for following this Code of Conduct and joining the WhatNext community!
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