1.) All Xiled Syndicate affiliated members are expected to read and follow the XS Code of Conduct, XS Policies, Xbox Live terms of service, and must uphold the Code of Conduct at all times.
2.) Members must respect other gamers; this includes members and nonmembers. This includes, but is not limited to, discrimination based on race, age, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, or any other personal interest, or investment. Other forms of unacceptable conduct include, but are not limited to, team killing, griefing, and flaming of any kind. All members are entitled to a professional level of fairness and this is strictly enforced.
3.) Never leave a fellow XS affiliated member behind. Do not leave a game with fellow members because you are losing or not playing well. This is considered “leaving a man behind” and includes, meetings, game nights, tournaments, etc.
4.) Poaching is not permitted. The act of coaxing a member from another clan or community, including a fellow member of the XS affiliates, for recruitment purposes is strictly prohibited. Additionally, recruits may not be recruited into an XS affiliate within 30 days of previous membership of any gamer community or clan.
NOTE: offerings or promises for membership participation is considered “Profit to stay” and is also strictly prohibited.
5.) XS members take pride in their membership inside its affiliated community, and are encouraged, (but not required) to change their Gamertag to reflect an XS affiliate. Your community affiliation must always be in caps.
6.) Your Xbox Live profile settings, including NAME, LOCATION, and BIO, must be visible at all times so other members of XS can authenticate you as an actual member.
NOTE: deleting your profile or bio is considered quitting. If this occurs, you have 24 hours to replace the information and retain current membership. Once 24 hours elapse you must start over as a new member.
7.) All XS affiliated members are entitled to the “OPEN DOOR POLICY.” The “Open Door Policy” in its essence, is an opportunity to go to a higher-ranking member with a problem that can’t be resolved within their immediate chain of command. But still, impress the responsibility to report to the appropriate leaders within the Chain of Command.
NOTE: The Open Door Policy is not an invitation to join staff meetings, nor an invitation to be in a party of higher-ranking members without permission.
8.) All XS affiliated leaders are expected to display proper conduct, leadership skills, and a high level of professionalism at all times.
NOTE: Accepting a leadership position is a choice and privilege with that in mind, understand that you may be asked to step down, demoted or removed from the position If you cannot handle the responsibility of the job, rank, or title.
9.) All XS affiliated members must maintain a professional manner and attitude during game-play as well as within lobby and party chat in order to represent XS as a positive and respectful.
10.) XS affiliated members are not permitted to be a part of any other clan, community clubs, or gaming organization while an XS affiliate.
11.) If you are invited to a party or contacted by a higher-ranking member, you must respond in a timely manner, as the subject matter may be urgent. If you are asked to leave a party by a senior member, you must do so immediately.
12.) Any member who damages or destroys any material or non-material assets including intellectual property belonging to XS or its affiliates, whether intentional or not, may be prosecuted civilly or criminally to the fullest extent of the law. This may be including reimbursement of any or all fees legal or otherwise.
13.) Members should attend a minimum of 2 meetings, and two squad game night/workshops/sit-ins, or activity night per month. Doing this will keep the community active. If the member cannot attend, please inform your squad leaders. All affiliated members of XS must remain active on the XS website, with a minimum of 10 posts per month. Officers may request more participation, but members are not “required” to do more than their rank calls for.
14.) Any and all forms of hacking, software alteration, and illegal activities are strictly prohibited.
15.) In addition to the XS code of conduct, each of the affiliated communities may have additional rules for their own members and requirements to join.
DISCLAIMER: THE MANAGEMENT OF XS HAS A ZERO-TOLERANCE POLICY FOR ANY VIOLATIONS OF THE CODE OF CONDUCT. SENIOR LEADERSHIP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REMOVE ANY MEMBER REGARDLESS OF AGE, ACTIVITY OR POSITION. YOUR ACTIONS AGAINST OR IN NONCOMPLIANCE WITH THIS CODE OF CONDUCT MAY RESULT IN DISCIPLINARY ACTION LEADING UP TO BUT NOT EXCLUDING MEMBERSHIP REVOKE. IN ADDITION, THE LEADERSHIP OF XS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OF XS MEMBERS.