Community members must follow these rule of decorum online and when attending or participating in Insurance Discourse live events. Failure to do so can result in expulsion from the community. We ask the community members not only follow to rules but remind other members to follow them and report instances where a members failure to follow the rules took away from the overall experience of community members participating in the conversation.
- Recognize your obligations.
Participating in the Insurance Discourse community is an acknowledgement that each member understands their obligation to act for the benefit of the industry. All aspects of your engagement in the community, on the site and at live events should be
governed by Insurance Discourse Decorum standards of conduct.
- Sell only in Sponsored Events.
We see value in discussions led by individuals and by companies with an interest in selling, but we also see value in discussions where selling is prohibited. We welcome both, but we have rules of engagement – selling is for Sponsored Events only.
- Be factual.
Our community expects its members to provide truthful information about themselves and to never intentionally mislead.
- Be professional.
Every Member is obligated to create and protect a friendly and professional environment.
- Honor your commitments.
As members of the Insurance Discourse community you agree to attend Events that you register for and to prepare as appropriate for any Event role you have accepted.
- Be punctual.
All Events should start and conclude on time. Event participants should arrive prior to the start time and should not prevent a timely conclusion.
- Keep on topic.
Together with the Event team, the community agrees to keep all meetings on topic.
- Avoid violating rights of others.
Do not disclose confidential information, violate the intellectual property rights of others or of Discourse, or scrape information from the Insurance Discourse site.
- Be lawful.
Community members are required to act in accordance with the
law including antitrust laws.