This Code of Conduct represent the basic social ingredients, shared values and “common sense” that hold our project and its community together. 

Our community consists of public sector (over 30 government agencies), private sector, civil society organizations, academia, and individuals. This Code of Conduct reflects the agreed standards of behavior for our community, which acts accordingly to these standards and will defend them for the benefit of Hack for Sweden. 

We reserve the right to suspend participation in the competition Hack For Sweden. Attendees violating our rules may be asked to leave the event. To report a complaint, write to madeleine.serenhov[at] clarifying what/who violates the code and why. 

Shared standards reflecting both your creations and your actions:

    • Be moral, ethical and legal
      Dishonesty and harassment are intolerable. No real or implied violence, intimidation, oppression, stalking, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other activities will be allowed.


    • Be respectful and nice 
      We expect members of this competition to be courteous, respectful and polite to fellow hackers. No offensive comments related to gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion will be tolerated. This also applies for any services/applications in the competition.


    • Be clear and truthful Everyone in this competition should feel welcome, regardless of their background. All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience. Behave accordingly.