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All attendees, speakers, sponsors and volunteers at our conference are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Organisers will enforce this code throughout all events. We expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.

Our events are dedicated to providing a harassment-free events experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of all our events participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any events venue, including talks, workshops, parties, Twitter and other online media. Our events participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event without a refund (if applicable) at the discretion of the events organisers.

Untolerated behavior

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, technology choices, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.

Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

Sponsors are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In particular, sponsors should not use sexualised images, activities, or other material. Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use sexualised clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualised environment.

Reporting

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, events organisers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the events with no refund.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of event staff immediately. Event organisers can be identified as they'll be wearing branded clothing and/or badges. If you can’t reach them out or you prefer to contact us by email please write to our Head of Events Karola Morawska k.morawska@pilot.co.

Event organisers will be happy to help participants contact hotel/venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the events. We value your attendance.

We expect participants to follow these rules at our events venues.

Original source and credit: http://2012.jsconf.us/#/about & The Ada Initiative.

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