About the Code

  • Hours is a virtual study platform dedicated to creating a safe space for everyone to work together in.
  • The goal of this Code of Conduct is to establish a set of guidelines on how to make sure that Hours remains a safe, diverse, and productive place to be.
  • This code applies to everyone using Hours to study, connect, and focus including Hours.zone users, the Hours Discord community, and any communities related or affiliated with Hours.

The Hours Code of Conduct revolves around 2 core principles:

Safety

Keeping everyone who uses the Hours platform safe is critical. For these reasons, the actions listed below are prohibited in Hours sessions in any communication with other participants (chat, video call, etc.).

Expressing:

  • insulting, hateful, or threatening remarks
  • discrimination based on age, nationality, race, gender, sexuality, religion, or other personal characteristics
  • bullying or harassment
  • unwelcome sexual advances, and sexually explicit content

To make sure that you are staying safe in your study communication, be sure that sensitive information is kept off the discussion including:

  • Personal Identifiable Information (SSN, Drivers License Number, Phone Number)
  • Location
  • Account Passwords

Respect

On Hours, respect applies both between users as well as towards the platform.

  • Respecting the Community:
    • Limit profanity in all communication channels
    • Adhere to the safety standards of Hours
  • Respecting the Platform:
    • No excessive advertisement for outside, unnecessary, and non-beneficial products and services
    • Remain productive and continue to use Hours for learning, connecting, and focusing

Reporting Issues

Hours relies on your input to improve the platform and promote our values. If you encounter a conduct-related issue on our platform, please report it to our team as soon as possible by: