Code of Conduct
Last Updated August 7th, 2023
We at Proudly.Market as an organization, are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all users feel respected, understood, and empathized, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. We strictly prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment, or derogatory remarks targeting LGBTQ+ individuals.
● Respecting identity is of utmost importance to us. We encourage all users to refer to each other by their chosen names and pronouns. We understand that unintentional mistakes can happen and pledge to correct and learn from them respectfully.
● Non-discrimination is a core value within our organization. We have a zero-tolerance policy for discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, or other protected characteristics. To ensure a safe and accepting environment, we provide a reporting mechanism for users to report instances of discrimination or bias by contacting us. We act appropriately against offenders, including warnings, suspensions, or permanent bans.
● Our platform is designed to be a safe space for LGBTQ+ individuals and their allies. We communicate this clearly and encourage users to support and uplift each other through positive interactions and feedback.
● Representation matters to us. We actively encourage LGBTQ+ owned businesses to showcase their products and services on our platform.
● We have a strict anti-bullying policy. Any form of bullying, hate speech, or offensive language targeting LGBTQ+ individuals is prohibited on our platform. We urge users to report instances of bullying or harassment promptly, and we implement a fair and transparent process to investigate and address reported incidents.
● We believe in the power of supportive reviews. We encourage users to leave constructive feedback and positive reviews for LGBTQ+-owned businesses. To maintain the integrity of our reviews, we diligently monitor and prevent fake or malicious feedback intended to harm LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs. We also guide users on the type of feedback that helps businesses improve their offerings.
● The privacy and safety of our users, especially LGBTQ+ individuals who may face additional risks, are paramount to us. We prioritize the security and confidentiality of user data and educate our users about best practices for online safety and privacy protection. Any privacy concerns raised by users are promptly addressed.
● Our community guidelines are comprehensive and align with LGBTQ+ values. We clearly outline the expected behaviors and strictly prohibit any conduct against inclusivity. We continuously update these guidelines based on user feedback and the evolving needs of our community.
● By adhering to these guidelines and implementing these initiatives, we strive to create an environment that celebrates diversity, empowers LGBTQ+ individuals, and fosters a sense of belonging within our community.
By continuing to use proudly.market, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to abide by this Code of Conduct. We reserve the right to update or modify these guidelines as needed.
Thank you for being a part of the community and contributing to a positive online shopping experience for everyone!