Code of Conduct for Backpacklife: Updated 9 September 2023.
This Code of Conduct applies for all Backpacklife websites – www.backpacklife.com and www.backpacklife.social.
1. Respect and Diversity: – Treat all members of the Backpacklife community with respect, regardless of their race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, religion, or any other personal characteristic. – Embrace diversity and encourage open-minded discussions, understanding, and acceptance. We ask people to refrain from talking about politics and religion, as these areas can easily cause offence and are not the topic of this website.
2. Positive and Constructive Contributions: – Contribute positively and constructively to the discussions and interactions on Backpacklife. – Avoid personal attacks, insults, or offensive language that may harm or belittle others. – Provide helpful and relevant information, advice, and support to fellow members.
3. Authenticity and Honesty: – Be truthful and honest in all your interactions on the website. – Do not impersonate others or provide false information about yourself or your experiences. – Share your own experiences and opinions, while respecting the experiences and opinions of others.
4. Privacy and Confidentiality: – Respect the privacy and confidentiality of other members. – Do not share personal information or private conversations without the explicit consent of all parties involved. – Be cautious about sharing personal information online to protect your own privacy.
5. Intellectual Property and Copyright: – Respect intellectual property rights and copyrights when sharing or posting content. – Provide proper attribution to the original creators of content such as articles, images, videos, etc.
6. Prohibited Content: – Do not share or post any content that is illegal, harmful, offensive, or defamatory. – Avoid spamming, advertising, or promoting unrelated products or services. – Refrain from posting any content that violates the laws, regulations, or rights of others. Affiliate links are not acceptable and may be altered by administrators. Do not use this site as a means of recruiting users for your own community website or multi-level marketing scheme. Do not ask for money.
7. Safety and Security: – Be mindful of your personal safety and security when sharing travel plans or meeting fellow community members. – Exercise caution while sharing personal contact details with others and only do so at your own discretion. – Report any suspicious or inappropriate behaviour to the website administrators. Anyone asking for money should be reported to administrators immediately.