ASA Community Code of Conduct
The ASA Community is your online forum for valuable connection and collaboration. As a member, you are invited to share your experience and expertise, ask thoughtful questions, seek career guidance, and solicit helpful feedback from the entire community.
Engage in a friendly, professional, and collaborative way. Beginning posts with a simple “hello” can go a long way toward putting everyone in a helpful frame of mind. Do your part to create a shared online space that feels relaxed, comfortable, and personable.
Say thank you – privately. Everyone likes to be recognized for high-quality contributions. When you receive a helpful reply, acknowledge that member by “liking” their post. For more personal “thank you” notes, a private message is always appreciated.
Disagree, but do so with respect. Challenge an idea through thoughtful debate – not to injure, defame or criticize others. Assume best intent – all views are welcome when offered in the context of constructive discussion.
Help us maintain a "promotion-free" zone. Let idea-sharing be informational rather than promotional in nature. While linkouts to personal websites or blogs are acceptable on member profile pages, please do not include them in posts. Please do not solicit research subjects or survey respondents via the community. Share about upcoming events or programs in a conversational way, within a context that adds value to ongoing discussion.
And needless to say… All defamatory, abusive, profane, threatening, offensive, inflammatory, or illegal materials are strictly prohibited. Do not post anything that you would not want anyone to know came from you.
Please feel free to Contact Us with any questions you may have regarding our Code of Conduct. And “if you see something, say something” by using the Mark As Inappropriate feature to alert us to any questionable content.