Code of Conduct Guidelines for Databricks-related
Fan Meetups or Events

We welcome and appreciate the community, fans, users of Databricks or customers who organize their own Meetups or public events to share with the community use cases of how they employ Databricks’ Unified Analytics Platform to solve tough data problems.

However, if you elect to use Databricks’ name or employ our logo to publicize or brand these Meetup events to garner attendance, you must be aware of (and observe) the codes of conduct outlined below.

Code of Conduct

  1. Use our accepted language of branding, description, and copyrights, including usage of Apache Spark™ in compliance with Apache Software Foundation (ASF) trademark guidelines.
  2. Keep this as an open and public event, not exclusive or by invite only.
  3. Do not reserve this event only to Databricks fans.
  4. Clearly state on your Meetup or Eventbrite page that this is not sponsored by (or affiliated with) Databricks, unless Databricks has provided permission and is involved in a specific event with your meetup.
  5. Only collect e-mails for future contact or correspondence with the explicit consent of the attendee and in accordance with all applicable data privacy and data protection laws.

Accepted Language for Databricks and Apache Spark

  • Apache, Apache Spark, Spark, and the Spark logo are trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation. The Apache Software Foundation has no affiliation with and does not endorse or review the materials provided at this event, which is managed by a fan of Databricks.
  • Databricks is a company founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™.
  • Always precede the first mention of Spark with “Apache” in your description or title of the event.
  • Databricks provides a unified analytics platform, built by the original creators of Apache Spark™, that accelerates innovation by unifying data science, engineering, and business.

Community Events Naming

For any community events (e.g. Meetup, Eventbrite, etc.), if you are using Databricks in the title or logo for your event, please use language that clearly defines that this is a Databricks community event such as “Databricks Unofficial Community Meetup.”