Code of Conduct
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Mister Mode events are inclusive events which invite diverse groups of people regardless of age, race, gender, sexuality, or religion.
To make clear what is expected, all attendees and stallholders at Mister Mode event are required to agree to and abide by the following Code of Conduct. Organisers will enforce this code throughout the event.
Mister Mode will not tolerate any intimidation, harassment, and/or any abusive, discriminatory behaviour by any attendees. The use of inappropriate, derogatory, and/or offensive material is strictly prohibited and will lead to disciplinary actions, up to and including dismissal from the event and exclusion from future events.
Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race or religion, sexual images in public spaces (including presentation slides), deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, unwanted 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.
Be careful in the words that you choose. Remember that sexist, racist, and other exclusionary jokes can be offensive to those around you. Excessive swearing and offensive jokes are not appropriate for Mister Mode events.
All communication should be appropriate for a professional audience, including people of many different backgrounds. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any event venue, including talks. All presentation material should be suitable for people aged 16 and above. No exceptions.
Be kind to others. Do not insult or put down other attendees. Behave professionally. Remember that harassment and sexist, racist, or exclusionary jokes are not appropriate for Mister Mode events. Attendees violating these rules may be asked to leave the event without a refund at the discretion of Mister Mode event organisers.
If someone hears or sees a speaker/attendee displaying the aforementioned behaviour, they should contact an event organiser directly. All complaints made to Mister Mode or event organisers will remain confidential, be taken seriously, investigated, and dealt with appropriately.
Mister Mode may take any or all of the following measures: The alleged offender may be asked to stop or modify their behaviour The alleged offender may be warned that enforcement action will be taken if the behaviour continues If the behaviour continues, the alleged offender may be asked to immediately leave the venue and/or will be prohibited from continuing to attend the event (without reimbursement) The incident may be reported to the authorities.
Mister Mode is aware of the responsibility required to ensure a successful and productive event. If an incident occurs, Mister Mode will formally apologise to those offended. A record of the incident will be kept and future measures will be taken to ensure that it does not happen again.
This Code of Conduct applies to all event attendees, sponsors, suppliers, venue and media personnel and event organisers.