# Code of Conduct
This document defines the Code of Conduct followed and enforced for NVIDIA C++
Core Compute Libraries.
### Intended Audience
* Project Leads
## Our Pledge
In the interest of fostering an open and welcoming environment, we as
contributors and maintainers pledge to making participation in our project and
our community a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of age,
body size, disability, ethnicity, sex characteristics, gender identity and
expression, level of experience, education, socio-economic status, nationality,
personal appearance, race, religion, or sexual identity and orientation.
## Our Standards
Examples of behavior that contributes to creating a positive environment include:
- Using welcoming and inclusive language.
- Being respectful of differing viewpoints and experiences.
- Gracefully accepting constructive criticism.
- Focusing on what is best for the community.
- Showing empathy towards other community members.
Examples of unacceptable behavior by participants include:
- The use of sexualized language or imagery and unwelcome sexual attention or
- Trolling, insulting/derogatory comments, and personal or political attacks.
- Public or private harassment.
- Publishing others’ private information, such as a physical or electronic
address, without explicit permission.
- Other conduct which could reasonably be considered inappropriate.
## Our Responsibilities
Project maintainers are responsible for clarifying the standards of acceptable
behavior and are expected to take appropriate and fair corrective action in
response to any instances of unacceptable behavior.
Project maintainers have the right and responsibility to remove, edit, or
reject comments, commits, code, wiki edits, issues, and other contributions
that are not aligned to this Code of Conduct, or to ban temporarily or
permanently any contributor for other behaviors that they deem inappropriate,
threatening, offensive, or harmful.
This Code of Conduct applies both within project spaces and in public spaces
when an individual is representing the project or its community.
Examples of representing a project or community include using an official
project email address, posting via an official social media account, or acting
as an appointed representative at an online or offline event.
Representation of a project may be further defined and clarified by project
Instances of abusive, harassing, or otherwise unacceptable behavior may be
reported by contacting [email@example.com](mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org).
All complaints will be reviewed and investigated and will result in a response
that is deemed necessary and appropriate to the circumstances.
The project team is obligated to maintain confidentiality with regard to the
reporter of an incident.
Further details of specific enforcement policies may be posted separately.
Project maintainers who do not follow or enforce the Code of Conduct in good
faith may face temporary or permanent repercussions as determined by other
members of the project’s leadership.
This Code of Conduct was taken from the [NVIDIA RAPIDS] project, which was
adapted from the [Contributor Covenant version 1.4].
Please see this [FAQ] for answers to common questions about this Code of Conduct.
Please email [email@example.com] for any Code of Conduct related matters.
[NVIDIA RAPIDS]: https://docs.rapids.ai/resources/conduct/
[Contributor Covenant]: https://www.contributor-covenant.org/version/1/4/code-of-conduct.html