Contribution

Foreword

We are pleased that you are interested in supporting coaster.cloud. The aim of this project is that anyone may supplement, correct and query data completely free of charge. Every support counts: No matter if you mantain a complete park, corrects a spelling mistake or updates missing information. To make your contribution as simple as possible, we try to keep the hurdles very low. In order to protect us from spam, a contributor account on coaster.cloud is necessary if you want to submit data. An account is completely free of charge and done in a few minutes. After a successful registration you are user of coaster.cloud. Login and open this page to become contributor. Afterwards you can maintain park and attraction data.

Logs

We want to be transparent. Therefore we log every change to a park or attraction with the time, type of change, the contributor and the changed record. Anyone can view these logs and find out who did what and when and understand how the data set is structured. On your profile page you will find your logs including in a heatmap. Beside the transparency thoughts the log also serves as recognition. for your contribution.

Rules

There are a few rules that must be observed to ensure that data maintenance works smoothly:

  1. The form fields are only filled with the intended data
  2. Do not post any forbidden / illegal content
  3. Do not add guessed or fake data
  4. Edit records only when necessary
  5. The deletion of records for no reason is prohibited
  6. You are only allowed to upload pictures you have created yourself

Logs

We want to be transparent. Therefore, we log every change to a park or attraction with the current time, type of change, the contributor and the changed record. Everyone can see these logs and exactly determine who made which change. Your logs will be shown in a Heatmap on your profile page. In addition to the idea of transparency, the log also serves as tribute for your contribution.

Rules

There are a few rules that need to be followed so that contribution works smoothly:

  1. The form fields are filled only with the designated data
  2. Do not provide prohibited / illegal content
  3. Do not give any guess or falsehoods
  4. Only edit records if necessary
  5. The deletion of records without reason is prohibited
  6. Only pictures created by yourself may be uploaded
Become contributor

As contributor you can submit and correct data and images. By clicking on the button "Become a contributor now" you confirm that you have read and accepted the license terms and the rules in addition to the terms of use.

Contact community

coaster.cloud has a Slack channel to communicate directly with each other. Slack is free of charge and can be used with PC as well with mobile phone. You can contact the operators of this project, find others contributors and get notifications for new changes. You get also help for maintaining data or using the web service there.