Code of Conduct

Python Spain, as an association around which different types of events are organized, wants to ensure that all the people who participate in said events or communications have a professional and positive learning, collaboration or leisure experience. For this, it is expected that whoever participates in the community shows respect and courtesy towards the rest.

By participating in the Python Spain community, you commit to promoting a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of age, body size, visible or invisible disability, ethnicity, sexual characteristics, gender identity and expression, level of experience , education, socioeconomic status, national origin, personal appearance, race, religion, or sexual identity or orientation.

This Code of Conduct details what behaviors are expected, what is rejected and what mechanisms exist to help a person who is being subjected to inappropriate behavior.

Why a code of conduct?

Sticking with Python zen, explicit better than implicit. Explain what is expected of the environment in any Python Spain event:

  • Let more people know they are welcome
  • Avoid ambiguities
  • Build a climate of trust, where if someone wants to report an incident, they know that we will not start by questioning them (victim blaming).


This code of conduct is applicable to all people who participate in spaces of the Python Spain community, whether online or in person. It also applies to public spaces where a person is representing the community. Examples of the latter include the use of the official email account, publications through official social networks, or presentations with designated persons at online or offline events. Our standards.

Our standards

Examples of behavior that contribute to creating a positive environment for our community:

  • Show empathy and kindness to other people. Do not insult or humiliate other attendees. Remember that sexist, racist or discriminatory jokes are not appropriate. They never are.
  • Respect different opinions, points of view and experiences
  • Appropriately give and accept constructive criticism
  • Accept responsibility and apologize to those affected by our mistakes, learning from experience
  • Focus on what is best for not only us as individuals, but for the community as a whole
  • Use language that is inclusive and accommodates a diverse audience
  • Pay special attention to people who are new to the community
  • Introduce yourself with your pronouns and ask another person for theirs so that there is clear and unbiased communication

Examples of unacceptable behavior

  • The use of sexualized language or images, and sexual approaches or attention of any kind
  • Derogatory trolling, insulting or derogatory comments, and personal or political attacks
  • Racist, sexist or exclusionary jokes
  • Harassment in public or private
  • Posting other people's private information, such as physical or email addresses, without their explicit permission
  • Other conduct that may reasonably be considered inappropriate in a professional setting

Harassment means offensive comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, ethnicity or religion, pornography in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, persecution, harassment by photographs or recordings, constant interruption of talks or other events , inappropriate physical contact and unwanted sexual attention.


The community administration is responsible for clarifying and enforcing this code of conduct; In the event that inappropriate behavior is determined, it will take the actions it deems appropriate. These range from demanding the cessation of the behavior, to the expulsion of a person from an event or from the Association, without the right to reimbursement. Community management shall have the right and responsibility to remove, edit, or reject messages, comments, code, wiki page edits, tickets, and other contributions that do not align with this code of conduct, and communicate the reasons for their decisions. moderation when appropriate.

Complaint and contact information

Cases of abusive, harassing or otherwise unacceptable behavior may be reported to the community managers responsible for compliance:

  • If it is an in-person event, contact the event organizers directly. They most likely have posted an event-specific code of conduct with instructions on who to go to; they will provide you with a safe space to help you.
  • If it's an online space, get in touch with the moderators of that space.
  • In the Discourse forum you can report individual posts or contact the moderation group .
  • In Telegram, to the person who owns the group or other administrators.
  • For other spaces or alternatively, contact the Board of Directors at

All community administrators are required to respect the privacy and security of those who report incidents.