OFFICIAL Code Of Conduct

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    LeagueGaming.com Social Conduct Policy & Etiquette


    This policy will serve as reference to how one should conduct themselves on LeagueGaming.com, its chat box, its forums, its apps and during all sanctioned LeagueGaming activities, including but not limited to league games, parties and private messages off-site. For any off site (console or third party apps) physical evidence (pictures or recordings of voice communication) are required.

    Your use of this website and its tools is governed by the LeagueGaming.com Terms of Service

    Since LeagueGaming.com is the method in which members of this community come together, LG reserves the right to govern every forum of social media, and form of communication utilized by it's players. This would be deemed as but not limited to; communication via text message, social media(Twitter-Facebook), message app(Discord-KIK-GroupMe) and communication on your console(Xbox-PS4).


    Below you will find the General Policies and related punishments associated with the Social Conduct Policy for LeagueGaming.com


    This policy also covers any areas not described in the individual Constitution of any League on LeagueGaming.com. This document also supersedes any individual League Constitution when the question of site interactions and guidelines are involved.

    1. There is zero-tolerance for race, religion, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, disability, nationality, or gender as a means of insult, or other discriminatory or derogatory remarks. No, seriously, we mean zero tolerance. No abbreviations, slang terms, “leet” speak as substitutions for those words, either.
      • First Degree Violation - Minor Issue or First Violation - One month mute - Buy-out Option
      • Second Degree Violation - More serious Issue or Second Violation - Six Month Mute - Buy-out Option
      • Third Degree Violation - Most Serious Issue or Third Violation -Six Month Mute - NO Buy-out Option
      • *Depending on the situation, a three degree violation MAY also result in a capital offense.*
    2. There is zero-tolerance for the posting of personal and/or private information. This one is also obvious but gets dicey. What is private information? Here are some examples but it is not limited to these things: home addresses, phone numbers, names of wives, kids, etc. Any information found on a public or social site is not allowed to be reposted without the consent of the original owner. Just because it’s public on another site does not automatically make it public information on LeagueGaming.com
      • First Degree Violation - Minor Issue or First Violation - One month mute - Buy-out Option
      • Second Degree Violation - More serious Issue or Second Violation - Six Month Mute - Buy-out Option
      • Third Degree Violation - Most Serious Issue or Third Violation -Six Month Mute - NO Buy-out Option
      • *Depending on the situation, a three degree violation MAY also result in a capital offense.*
    3. No attacking or threatening any Community member of any level (Staff or basic member).Personal threats and incessant berating of a member on a personal level is unacceptable. This includes family members and other related persons. What are attacks? Here are some examples but it is not limited to these things: death threats, rape threats, jokes about bombing someone’s place of work or residence. There will not be any tolerance for attempts or threatening to DDOS or “Swatting”.
      • Third Degree Violation - Serious Offence - Six month chat mute(no buy-out) and Capital Offense
      • *ANYTIME a member of the community threatens another member of the community, it is an automatic six month chat mute, that CANNOT be bought out, and a Capital Offence.*
    4. No links to pornographic material of any shape or form. Pics, GIF’s, or video’s are also not acceptable as part of the LeagueGaming.com Privacy Policy. Any other real-life blood and gore should be labeled R as well.
      • First Degree Violation - Minor Issue or First Violation - One month mute - Buy-out Option
      • Second Degree Violation - More serious Issue or Second Violation - Six Month Mute - Buy-out Option
      • Third Degree Violation - Most Serious Issue or Third Violation -Six Month Mute - NO Buy-out Option
      • *Depending on the situation, a three degree violation MAY also result in a capital offense.*
    5. No spam, no advertising, no malicious content. Do not fill the chatbox with symbols, or long posts of the same words, letters, etc. Never post on our website any links to competing websites or leagues without prior express permission from Site Staff only (red names). Here are some examples but it is not limited to these things: phishing, defrauding others, spreading malware or viruses, posting large amount of repetitive unwanted messages interfering with the normal function of the Chat Box conversation.
      • First Degree Violation - Minor Issue or First Violation - One month mute - Buy-out Option
      • Second Degree Violation - More serious Issue or Second Violation - Six Month Mute - Buy-out Option
      • Third Degree Violation - Most Serious Issue or Third Violation -Six Month Mute - NO Buy-out Option
      • *Depending on the situation, a three degree violation MAY also result in a capital offense.*
    6. Harassment of a member is deemed unacceptable and should stop immediately upon the request of the user who is reporting the harassment. Sexual harassment is also covered under this section.
      • First Degree Violation - Minor Issue or First Violation - One month mute - Buy-out Option
      • Second Degree Violation - More serious Issue or Second Violation - Six Month Mute - Buy-out Option
      • Third Degree Violation - Most Serious Issue or Third Violation -Six Month Mute - NO Buy-out Option
      • *Depending on the situation, a three degree violation MAY also result in a capital offense.*

    What to do if you see a possible violation
    • Screen shot of the incident at the actual time from the Chat Box sent to the Admin Staff or Moderator Group
    • For forum posts you can either take a screen shot and submit via the Action Center or PM to League Staff of that specific League or utilize the Report Post function
    • Searching back thru the Chat Box Archive and looking for possible violations will not be accepted, a screenshot of the actual comment in the chat box itself is required
    Additional Information

    • The Code of Conduct does NOT apply to situations whereby two users are engaged in a debate in regards to personal skill or a subject that is deemed an "opinion" one another may have. As long as the debate does not go against anything listed above, there is no violation.
    • This policy comes into effect on September 10th, 2018. Any violations moving forward will be based on this policy. Anyone who is currently serving a six month ban, when it expires will be governed by the changes in this document.




    Any questions in regards to the LeagueGaming Code of Conduct can be directed to @LG McDonald via PM.
     
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