Bitfocus Community

Bitfocus Community Code of Conduct



  • Diversity and inclusion make our community strong. We encourage participation from the most varied and diverse backgrounds possible and want to be very clear about where we stand.
  • Our goal is to maintain a safe, helpful, and friendly community for everyone, regardless of experience, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, personal appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, nationality, or other defining characteristics.
  • This code and related procedures apply to unacceptable behavior occurring in all community venues, including behavior outside the scope of community activities — online and in-person — as well as in all one-on-one communications, and anywhere such behavior has the potential to affect the safety and well-being of community members adversely. 

Data Privacy and Security

  • Client-level data must never be sent or received over Slack by users or Bitfocus staff. If this ever occurs, notify Bitfocus staff immediately, and they will delete the message.
  • Never send private information in a Slack channel (personal data, passwords, etc.).
  • Users are responsible for what they post.

Expected Behavior

  • Be welcoming.
  • Be kind.
  • Be helpful.
  • Look out for each other.

Unacceptable Behavior

  • Conduct or speech might be considered sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist, or otherwise discriminatory or offensive.
  • Intimidation or harassment.
  • Disrespect towards differences of opinion.
  • Inappropriate attention or contact. Be aware of how your actions affect others. If it makes someone uncomfortable, stop.
  • Sustained disruptions.
  • Violence, threats of violence, or violent language.


  • Understand that speech and actions have consequences, and unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated.
  • If you are the subject of or witness any violations of this Code of Conduct, please contact us by emailing
  • If violations occur, Bitfocus will take any action we deem appropriate for the infraction, up to and including expulsion.

Adapted from Slack’s developer community Code of Conduct