Kohort Cookie Policy

Last updated: 22 September 2021

This Cookie Policy describes the different types of cookies that are used on our website (the “Codecademy Site” or “our Site”) operated and provided by Kohort Learning Platform Pvt. Ltd. 126, 2nd Main, 2nd Cross, Chamundeswari Layout, Bengaluru - 560097 (“we,” “us,” “our”).

For general information on how we process your personal data, please see our Privacy Policy.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a web server and is then stored on your device you are using when visiting our Site. Cookies are used to make websites work, improve efficiency of websites, display ads on websites and to analyse the usage of websites. Cookies also deliver a better and more personalised service, for instance by storing information about your preferences and allowing us to recognise you when you return to our Site.

Cookies used on our Site

We use different cookies on our Sites.

On one hand we use cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of our Site or providing the service you have requested. These cookies are inter alia essential for enabling website navigation and providing access to features such as your user profile and other secure areas of our website. These cookies do not gather information about you that is used for analytics or marketing purposes. This category of cookies cannot be disabled. On the other hand, we use cookies which are not strictly necessary for the operation of our Site or providing you with the service you have requested.

How to control and delete cookies

With the cookie consent management tool implemented on our Site, we offer you a convenient option for rejecting or approving individual cookies or groups of cookies used on our Site

You can also enable or disable cookies at any time by changing settings in your browser. To manage cookies, most browsers allow you to accept or reject all cookies or accept only certain types of cookies. Search for “cookies” under your web browser’s “Help menu” for more information on cookie management features available to you.

You can also find more detailed information about cookies on the All About Cookies and Your Online Choices websites. Please be aware that if you choose to disable some or all cookies our Site may not function properly or certain features are not available. For example, you may need to sign in upon each visit of our Site, and/or be required to enter your contact details again when certain cookies are disabled.

Changes to the Cookie Policy

We may modify or update this Cookie Policy from time to time. Such amendments might be necessary due to the need to keep the Cookie Policy up to date or because of changes in the Codecademy business practice or in response to legislative changes.

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For any questions or concerns relating to this Cookie Policy, please contact us by submitting a ticket through our Help Center.

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Kohort Community Guidelines Together, we can make this community a safe place for everyone. Please read the code of conduct and guidelines below to ensure that your participation is well-managed in our vibrant discussions.

As a diverse community, we strive to make everyone feel safe and welcomed.

Kohort community guidelines.

We welcome contributions from everyone who shares our goals and wants to contribute in a healthy and constructive manner within our community. As such, we have adopted this code of conduct and require all those who participate to agree and adhere to these Community Participation Guidelines to help us create a safe and positive community experience for all.

These guidelines aim to support a community where all people should feel safe to participate, introduce new ideas, and inspire others regardless of background, family status, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, native language, age, ability, race and/or ethnicity, caste, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, geographic location, or other aspects of diversity.

We are stronger together as a community than alone so we focus on creating a safe space for diversity, collaboration, and inclusivity. These guidelines exist to enable diverse individuals and groups to interact and collaborate to mutual advantage. This document outlines both expected and prohibited behavior.

Expected Behavior

Value and Respect One Another

Value each other’s ideas, styles, and perspectives. We may not always agree, but disagreement is no excuse for poor manners. Be respectful in all interactions and communications, especially when debating the merits of different options. Be aware of your impact and how intense interactions may affect people. Be direct, constructive, and positive. Take responsibility for your impact and your mistakes – if someone says they have been harmed through your words or actions, listen carefully, apologize sincerely, and correct the behavior moving forward.

Be Inclusive

Seek diverse perspectives. Diversity of views and of people on teams powers innovation, even if it is not always comfortable. Encourage all voices. Help new perspectives be heard and listen actively. If you find yourself dominating a discussion, it is especially important to step back and encourage other voices to join in. Be aware of how much time is taken up by dominant members of the group. Provide alternative ways to contribute or participate when possible.

Be inclusive of everyone in an interaction, respecting and facilitating people’s participation. Think about how you might facilitate alternative ways to contribute or participate. If you find yourself dominating a discussion, step back. Make way for other voices and listen actively.

Understand Different Perspectives

Our goal should not be 'to win' every disagreement or argument. A more productive goal is to be open to ideas that make our own ideas better. Strive to be an example for inclusive thinking. 'Winning' is when different perspectives make our work richer and stronger.

Appreciate and Accommodate Our Similarities and Differences

We have a global community with members that come from many cultures and backgrounds. Cultural differences can encompass everything from official religious observances to personal habits to clothing. Be respectful of people with different cultural practices, attitudes, and beliefs. Work to eliminate your own biases, prejudices, and discriminatory practices. Think of others’ needs from their point of view. Use preferred titles (including pronouns) and the appropriate tone of voice. Respect people’s right to privacy and confidentiality. Be open to learning from and educating others as well as educating yourself; it is unrealistic to expect others to know the cultural practices of every ethnic and cultural group, but everyone needs to recognize one’s native culture is only part of positive interactions

Lead by Example

By matching your actions with your words, you become a person others want to follow. Your actions influence others to behave and respond in ways that are valuable and appropriate for our organizational outcomes. Hold yourself and others accountable for inclusive behaviors.

Behavior Not Tolerated

Spam or Phishing

You should not schedule review sessions for commercial reasons; abuse the mentor programme; attempt to drive traffic to other sites or market unrelated products; or make false claims against other members of the community.

Violating Others' Privacy or IP Rights

You should not ask anything beyond design-related topics unless both parties consent. You should not violate others' privacy, copyrights, or trademarks in their work or speech. You should not duplicate any personal profiles, descriptions, emails, and links without permission directly from the party.

Discriminatory Behavior or Hate Speech

You should treat everyone with respect in every interaction. You should not treat others differently because of their race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, sex, gender, gender identity, disability, or serious diseases. As a part of ADPList, we expect this our members to respect everyone, regardless of what platform they are on.

Violence and Threats of Violence

Violence and threats of violence are not acceptable - online or offline. This includes incitement of violence toward any individual, including encouraging a person to commit self-harm. This also includes posting or threatening to post other people’s personally identifying information (“doxxing”) online.

Personal Attacks

Conflicts will inevitably arise, but frustration should never turn into a personal attack. It is not okay to insult, demean or belittle others. Attacking someone for their opinions, beliefs, and ideas is not acceptable. It is important to speak directly when we disagree and when we think we need to improve, but such discussions must be conducted respectfully and professionally, remaining focused on the issue at hand.

Derogatory Language

Hurtful or harmful language related to background, family status, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, native language, age, ability, race and/or ethnicity, caste, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, geographic location, or other attributes is not acceptable.

This includes deliberately referring to someone by a gender that they do not identify with, and/or questioning the legitimacy of an individual’s gender identity. If you’re unsure if a word is derogatory, don’t use it. This also includes repeated subtle and/or indirect discrimination; when asked to stop, stop the behavior in question.

Unwelcome Sexual Attention

Unwelcome sexual attention is not acceptable. This includes sexualized comments, jokes, or imagery in interactions, communications, or presentation materials. The sharing or distribution of sexualized images or text is unacceptable.

Disruptive Behavior

Sustained disruption of events, forums, or meetings, including talks and presentations, will not be tolerated. This includes:

  • ‘Talking over’ or ‘heckling’ speakers.
  • Drinking alcohol to excess or using recreational drugs to excess, or pushing others to do so.
  • Making derogatory comments about those who abstain from alcohol or other substances, pushing people to drink, talking about their abstinence or preferences to others, or pressuring them to drink - physically or through jeering.
  • Otherwise influencing crowd actions that cause hostility in the session.

Influencing Unacceptable Behavior

We will treat influencing or leading such activities the same way we treat the activities themselves, and thus the same consequences apply.

Consequences of Unacceptable Behavior

Non-tolerated behavior from any member of Kohort, including those with decision-making authority, will not be tolerated. Intentional efforts to exclude people (except as part of a consequence of the guidelines or other official action) from Kohort activities are not acceptable and will be dealt with appropriately.

Failure to represent Kohort as a community member by demonstrating any non-tolerated behavior such as harassment/discrimination/hurtful language on another platform that isn't Kohort is not acceptable and will be dealt with appropriately. Reports of harassment/discrimination will be promptly and thoroughly investigated by the people responsible for the safety of the space, event, or activity. Appropriate measures will be taken to address the situation.

Anyone being asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. Violation of these guidelines can result in anyone being asked to leave an event, group session, or online space, either temporarily or for the duration of the event, or being banned from participation in spaces, or future events and activities in perpetuity.

Kohort staff and volunteers are also held accountable and staff in violation of these guidelines may be subject to further consequences, such as disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment or volunteers. For contractors or vendors, violation of these guidelines may affect the continuation or renewal of the contract.

In addition, any participants who abuse the reporting process will be considered to be in violation of these guidelines and subject to the same consequences. False reporting, especially to retaliate or exclude, will not be accepted or tolerated.


If you believe you’re experiencing unacceptable behavior that will not be tolerated as outlined above, please reach us directly at business.lead@kohort.in

After receiving a concise description of your situation, they will review and determine the next steps. In addition to conducting any investigation, they can provide a range of resources, from a private consultation to other community resources. They will involve other colleagues or outside specialists (such as legal counsel), as needed to appropriately address each situation.

Please also report to us if you observe a potentially dangerous situation, someone in distress, or violations of these guidelines, even if the situation is not happening to you.

If you feel you have been unfairly accused of violating these guidelines, please follow the same reporting process.

Licenses and Attributions

This set of guidelines is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.

These guidelines have been adapted and modified from Kohortʻs original Community Guidelines as well as from Mozilla Community Participation Guidelines and Contributor Covenant.

Updates and Modifications

Kohort may amend the guidelines from time to time and may also vary the procedures it sets out where appropriate in a particular case. Your agreement to comply with the guidelines will be deemed agreement to any changes to it. This policy does not form part of any Kohort employee’s contract of employment or otherwise has a contractual effect.