Creating a Positive Space: DroneMaps Forum Guidelines

Creating a Positive Space: DroneMaps Forum Guidelines

Welcome to the DroneMaps Community! Our community is a space for collaboration, knowledge sharing, and support. To maintain a positive environment, we’ve outlined some guidelines that we ask all community members to follow.

Forum Rules/Code of Conduct

1. Respectful Behavior:

  • Treat fellow community members and DroneMaps staff with respect.
  • Avoid personal attacks, offensive language, or any form of harassment.

2. Professionalism:

  • Maintain a high level of professionalism in discussions.
  • Cursing, swearing, trolling, or any intentionally annoying behavior is not acceptable.

3. Adherence to the Law:

  • Refrain from discussing illegal activities, copyright infringement, or pirated intellectual property.

4. Privacy and Confidentiality:

  • Keep private information private. Do not share personal details of other users or DroneMaps staff without their explicit consent.

5. On-Topic Discussions:

  • Keep discussions related to DroneMaps, geospatial data, and general geospatial technology.
  • Avoid discussions unrelated to the forum’s primary focus.

6. No Spamming:

  • Do not create off-topic threads or posts.
  • Threads created solely to annoy others or inflate post counts will be considered spam.

7. Copyright Compliance:

  • Do not post material protected by copyright without permission.
  • No posting of leaked content from any source.

8. Be Supportive:

  • Lead by example. Guide and teach newer members instead of attacking them.
  • Share knowledge and experiences positively.

9. Content Rating:

  • Keep content within a general audience rating.
  • Avoid extreme violence, highly offensive content, nudity, or explicit sexual content.

10. Ownership and Moderation:

  • Understand that the forum and posts are the property of DroneMaps.
  • We reserve the right to remove content or accounts that go against these guidelines.

11. Contribution Quality:

  • Strive for quality in your contributions. Avoid one-word replies or low-effort content.

12. User Avatars and Profiles:

  • Choose appropriate avatars and profile pictures.
  • We prohibit the use of images that may be considered offensive or inappropriate.

13. Reporting Violations:

  • If you come across a post that violates these guidelines, report it to the moderation team.

For any violation of these rules, appropriate warnings or bans may be applied. Let’s work together to make the DroneMaps community a welcoming and constructive space for all!