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White Shadows Code
« on: February 01, 2016, 09:59:48 AM »

White Shadows Code

I. Generalities

  I. About the White Shadows Clan

1. The White Shadows clan is a diverse community built up of people from across the globe. It supports the gaming art and advocates virtuosity in the form of mixed media. The clan hosts videos, photography, music and is a platform for computing hobbies.

2. The members of the clan have access to all features that the clan offer and are free to share all they want.

  II. About the White Shadows Code

1. The WS Code applies to all members of the clan.

2. The Code overwrites all WS rules set before january 2017

3. The Code is under the responsibility of the WS Leadership, who oversees that it is applied and respected.

4. Disrespecting the Code and/or failing to apply it properly will lead to sanctions.

5. All current members in their previous positions will carry over to the most relevant position as prescribed by this Code having taken effect.

II. Ranks and Status of the clan

  I. Membership

    1. White Shadows Senior Member

1. A Senior Member is also known as the Veteran Member of the White Shadows Clan.

2. A Senior Member rank may also be given to members as an honor for their dedication to the clan in the past or for being a member for a certain period.

    2. White Shadows Official Member

1. A White Shadows member is any person part of the White Shadows Clan.

2. A White Shadows member shall always be loyal to the clan, they are exemplary and are expected to show absolute respect to all, whatever their nationality, origin, ethnicity, religion or opinion.

  II. Hierarchy and ranks

1. The clan is hierarchical downwards from the WS Founder to WS Members. The hierarchical process has to be strictly respected, those above oneís hierarchical position must be respected.

    1. White Shadows Founder

1. The White Shadows Founder, Hyper, holds this status for life. He is at the top of the hierarchy and can not be removed.

2. He is answerable for dealing with complaints concerning the WS Management and WS Leader should the circumstances prove such complaint must be reviewed.

    2. White Shadows Leadership

1. The WS Leadership acts as oversight over the clan and leads the clan in a de-facto manner.

2. They shall name other WS Leader and Forum Admin and also be able to name people to become WS Clan Council, Forum Moderators, Senior Members and/or Members.

3. WS Leadership has full power of the clan.

    3. White Shadows Clan Council

1. They are the voice of members and through agreement are requested to apply rules/decisions passed by the WS Management, Leader and Co-Leader that directly concern clan members.

2. they are splitted in two colleges : Permanent Counselor and Deputy Counselor.

    3.a. Permanent Counselor

1. Permanent Counselor are named by WS Leadership, they remain in Clan Council until WS Leadership revoke them.

2. They are "Elders" of the Council and have more duties related to clan management given by WS Leadership.

3. They assist the WS Leadership with their missions and may perform the same duties of a WS Leader if the Leader is away or not available. When they act they do so on the behalf of the WS Leader and so must address them regularly, when all appropriate.

    3.b. Deputy Counselor

1. They are elected by the clan's members.

2. WS Leadership however may decide to replace an elected Clan Council with a right reason, a vote to remplace him has to be hold then.

III. Procedures

  I. Execution of hierarchical process

    1. Downward

1. Any orders from a person of higher hierarchical position must be obeyed, as long as this order isn't against this code.

2. Orders may be executed by the person themselves or delegated as far down to Members.

3. A member of WS Leadership shall not revoke the membership of a clan member whose hierarchical position is lower than them without consulting with at least three other members of WS Leadership. (Excluding disciplinary action)

    2. Upward

1.  a. Any reports, requests, complaints or disciplinary issues may be address upwards through the hierarchical chain up.

     b. The WS Founder and/or Leader may veto any such of the above if they find it not necessary in the circumstances.

2. Further, any such actions taken by WS Permanent Conselor and below must be reviewed by WS Leadership if available and deemed necessary in which they may approve it, archive it, request a review or reject the case/subject outright.

  II. Forum Administration

1. There shall be Forum Admins who shall be responsible for the forum and website administration.

2.  a. Forum Admins shall follow directions given to them by the WS Leader and up.

     b. Forum Moderators shall follow directions given to them by Forum Admins and the WS Leader. In the case of conflicting directions, the WS Leaderís shall prevail.

     c. Should Co-Leaders have the right to make directions if the Leader is away and need to make a direction towards a Forum Admin or Moderator, they must do it through the WS Management who can issue a direction.

3. A Forum Admin shall be able to nominate members to become Forum Moderators to assist with Forum Moderation.

4. Forum punishments may lead to a membership punishment by WS Leadership in certain circumstances.

  III. Applications

1. All aspects of the White Shadows Clan must follow these principles in order to ensure the values of the clan are maintained.

2. As such, people wishing to become members of White Shadows need to submit an application in the relevant Applications Board to become a WS Member, they may be assessed on personality/behaviour, fair play, game style, etc.

3. An application shall never be discriminated against because of the applicantís religion, nationality, ethnicity, culture, opinion or previous/ongoing relationships with a member of the clan.

4. Clan Council shall be responsible for ensuring valid debate and/or a consensus is reached before applying a decision regarding an application.

IV. The Rules and the WS Code

  I. Rules of Conduct/Systems and Creation of Rules or Systems

1. Any rules or systems have to respect or follow the WS Code. No rule of system may do something disallowed by the Code or ignored something prescribed by it.

2. Rules or systems can be made by WS Management down to WS Co-Leaders, equally Forum Admins may make rules or systems for forum usage but must be approved by WS Management.

3. Any rules or systems need to be approved by WS Management before being effective.

Edited the 2017/01/09 by Brokman

« Last Edit: January 09, 2017, 12:27:34 PM by Brokman »