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Version 1.0 | This Media Kit was approved on 01 February 2019.
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Introduction

Definitions

This document employs terms related to TIOF's DCDR Advocacy that can be found in the TIOF terminology as well as the DCDR Terminology.
For a structure of The IO Foundation and its initiatives, please visit

About this document

This document describes all the elements that conform The IO Foundation's organization identity (aka Branding Guidelines) and their usage rules on any generated content, by either TIOF Members, Contributors or any other third parties.
It is a reference document to which all TIOF productions, either for internal or external use, must refer and adhere.
You should familiarize yourself with this it and comply with it at all times. Any questions you may have with regard to its contents or what you have to do to comply with it should be referred to the corresponding Team Comms Manager.
A document summarizing The IO Foundation's Branding Guidelines is also available.
A full Media Kit set is available for download in TIOF's Media Package.

Concepts

Name

The following forms are authorized when referring to The IO Foundation:
Please note the capitalization
  • The IO Foundation
  • TIOF
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The article "The" is not optional nor it is inseparable from the rest of the name.
the IO Foundation / IO Foundation

Mission & Vision

The following are the official formulations of The IO Foundation's Mission & Vision:
Mission: To promote, protect and provide solutions for Data-Centric Digital Rights.
Vision: A world where Human Rights and Data-Centric Digital Rights are one and the same.

Values

The IO Foundation delivers its mission through the observance of the following values:
Community: Data-Centric Digital Rights is a global endeavor that requires the active participation of everyone, from policy makers to citizens, businesses and, most importantly technologists as architects and builders our digital societies.
Accountability: We recognize the critical importance of operating under procedures and methodologies that are transparent in order to generate the necessary trust in our DCDR Principles and the advocacy at large.
Impact: Our initiatives are designed and implemented only to serve the broader DCDR advocacy and to help, step by step, generate practical outcomes that make technology better and safer transparently for digital citizens.

The advocacy

The IO Foundation's advocacy is called Data-Centric Digital Rights. The following forms are to be used internally in TIOF and highly encouraged when referring to the advocacy:
Please note the capitalization
  • Data-Centric Digital Rights
  • DCDR
About the DCDR advocacy
​Data-Centric Digital Rights advocates to establish the necessary technical standards to transparently protect citizen's digital twins and enable technologists to create better and safer digital societies through embracing their role as NextGen Rights Defenders.
The IO Foundation focuses its efforts towards programmers and in the proclamation of a Universal Declaration of Digital Rights (UDDR).
For more information on the DCDR advocacy, please refer to

Iconography

While there is currently no agreed-upon iconography for the Data-Centric Digital Rights, The IO Foundation uses the following assets: [WIP]

DCDR Principles

Find all the information on the DCDR initiative's Media Kit.

TIOF Members

The following is the official information about the Humans composing The IO Foundation.
You can also check the TIOF's Organization Chart.

Contents

Descriptions

The following are the official definitions to be used when describing or referencing The IO Foundation and its DCDR advocacy. A number of variations are provided in an attempt to fit different character limitations.
When describing The IO Foundation, please use these official descriptions.

Full version

The IO Foundation (TIOF) is a global for-impact NGO advocating for Data-Centric Digital Rights. Born from a fundamental concern about the state of technology in the world, its mission is to Promote, protect and provide solutions for Data-Centric Digital Rights, thus enabling the implementation of better and safer digital societies.
As data becomes an increasingly powerful economic, political, and social force, programmers are emerging as the next generation of Human and Digital Rights defenders.
Following its vision of A world where Human Rights and Digital Rights are one and the same, TIOF aims to raise awareness of the importance of Data-Centric Digital Rights in collaboration with all stakeholders ranging from programmers, bodies of governance, civil society and corporate.

Mini version (under 300 characters)

The IO Foundation (TIOF) is a global for-impact NGO advocating for Data-Centric Digital Rights to establish a more solid approach to Rights from a technical standards perspective and to raise awareness on the critical role of programmers as the Next Generation of Human and Digital Rights defenders.

Micro version (under 160 characters)

TIOF is a for-impact NGO advocating for Data-Centric Digital Rights aiming to establish a more solid approach to Rights from a technical standards perspective.

Nano version (under 100 characters)

The IO Foundation is a global for-impact NGO advocating for Data-Centric Digital Rights (DCDR).

Logos

The following are the official logos for The IO Foundation.
TIOF Full Logo
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TIOF Hex Logo
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Format
Full Color
White Variant
Usage
General use.
Monochromatic or dark backgrounds.
For more information, please refer to TIOF's Branding Guidelines.
All logos are available for download in TIOF's Media Package.

Fonts (typeface)

The official font for The IO Foundation content is Montserrat.
REMARK Only in the event that the official font is not available (and only if), the following fonts can be used as alternatives and in this order
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    Helvetica
  2. 2.
    Arial
For more information, please refer to TIOF's Branding Guidelines.

Color palette

The following are the official colors composing The IO Foundation's color palette.
Color
Light gray
Dark gray
Orange
Code
LG
DG
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RGB
137, 137, 142
78, 80, 86
247, 149, 82
HSL
240, 2.2, 54.7
225, 4.9, 32.2
24, 91.2, 64.5
Hex
#89898E
#4E5056
#F79552
Color
Light blue
Dark blue
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Code
LB
DB
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Sample
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RGB
102, 181, 197
80, 145, 158
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HSL
190, 45.0, 58.6
190, 32.8, 46.7
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Hex
#66B5C5
#50919F
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Note Due to Google Calendar limitations, TIOF's Public Event Calendar uses their Graphite color coding.
For more information, please refer to TIOF's Branding Guidelines.

QR Codes

The following are the official QR Codes to link The IO Foundation's online resources.
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TIOF Website
Join Us
Donate
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Hey Big Tech declaration
Code of Conduct
Dhatam House Rule
All QR Codes are available for download in TIOF's Media Package.

#Tags

The following are the official #Tags used by The IO Foundation in all of its Channels.
  • #TIOF
  • #TheIOFoundation
  • #HeyBigTech
  • #DhathamHouseRule
  • #RightsTech
Each TIOF initiative has its own set of #Tags. Please refer to the corresponding initiative's Media Kit for their #Tags list.

Official Channels

The following are the official, sanctioned, Media Channels used by The IO Foundation for its outreach actions.
Any other Media Channel not listed here is to be considered not affiliated with TIOF and therefore any opinions expressed are not to be associated with TIOF.

Official Website

The following is the official website for The IO Foundation and its initiatives.
URL
Alternative URLs
​.com .net .eu .asia​
Short URL
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Publishing of general information about TIOF and its advocacy + Initiatives Presentation + Publications + Events
Usage
Primary reference to The IO Foundation

Official Documentation

The following is the official documentation site for The IO Foundation and its initiatives.
URL
Alternative URLs
None
Short URL
Contents
Publishing of all documentation (policies, handbooks, operations and others) relative to The IO Foundation.

URL Shorteners

The following are the official URL shortener domains used by The IO Foundation.
URL
​https://TIOF.Click​
Alternative URLs
None
None
Short URL
N/A
N/A
Usage
Shorten URLs related to TIOF and its initiatives
Shorten URLs related to other organizations or projects that TIOF supports
Check here the full catalogue of TIOF's shortURLs.

Organization's Repository

The following are the official repositories used by The IO Foundation.
Type
​TIOF Profile on GH​
Alternative URLs
None
None
Short URL
Full URL
Content
Official profile of TIOF in GitHub.
Public repository showcasing TIOF's work.
Usage
Consolidation of all GH presence for TIOF.
Organization Management + Community Collaboration + Transparency platform

Email

The following are the official email domains used by The IO Foundation.
Only email received from these domains are to be considered originated by TIOF or its members.
Domains
@TheIOFoundation.org
Alternative Domains
None
Usage
Official communications from TIOF Members both internally and externally.
The following are the official public email addresses used by The IO Foundation.
Email
​[email protected]​
​[email protected]​
Usage
Official communications and inquiries
Media related communications and inquiries

Social Media

The following are the official social media platforms where The IO Foundation has some sort of active presence.
The IO Foundation, in general, uses social media reluctantly.
To learn more about TIOF's position on this matter, check our Hey Big Tech! declaration.​
The IO Foundation has profiles in other platforms, sometimes in preparation for its use, sometimes to avoid impersonation.
You can find the full list of Official and Reserved channels in the Channels Handbook.

Calendars

The following is the official calendar through which The IO Foundation publishes events:
  • organized by TIOF (under TechUp)
  • those it may participate in
  • other events that are deemed relevant
Platform
Google Calendar
Short URL
Content
Events calendar
Usage
Public events calendar

Donations & Crowdfunding

The following are the official platforms through which The IO Foundation may receive donations or perform crowdfunding campaigns.
The IO Foundation accepts financial donations on both Fiat and Crypto currencies.
Platform
TIOF Donation Page
GitHub Sponsors
Full URL
Short URL
Usage
Direct Donations
Donation gateway
Platform
Open Collective
Patreon
Full URL
Short URL
Usage
Donation gateway
Donation gateway
The IO Foundation cautions from providing donations directed to us through any platform not listed here.

Human Resources

The following is the official recruitment platform through which The IO Foundation publishes its open positions.
Platform
QPage
Full URL
Short URL
Content
Posting of open positions for TIOF

TIOF Initiatives

The following is a list of TIOF's initiatives and a quick link to their corresponding Media Kit.
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The IO Foundation
This document
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DCDR
​Media Kit​
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BHR in Tech
​Media Kit​
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CrowdShape
​Media Kit​
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Project Lockdown
​Media Kit​
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TechUp
​Media Kit​
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UDDR
​Media Kit​
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