We want HostCamp to be a safe and productive environment for everyone and hope that all the attendees, speakers, sponsors and staff members are well-intended. However, we have created the following Code of Conduct to outline what are the clear rules of attending such an event and the consequences that come with breaking these rules.
We expect from all the HostCamp participants to promote dignity and respect for others by avoiding behavior or language that might be perceived as harassing, bullying, or intimidating. Amongst the core values of this event, democracy, equality, fairness, human rights and inclusivity are promoted. If you witness any dangerous situation, please notify the conference organizers so they can take action as soon as possible and avoid any inconveniences.
We are strongly encouraging you to be an active participant and to bring your contribution to the development of a strong HostCamp community by sharing authentic and inspiring ideas. Be open to different opinions and perspectives. If any disagreements occur, sort them out avoiding criticism and maintain a respectful tone of voice. Every participant has the right to engage in discussions and learn without disruptive interruption. Please follow the attendance requirements and observe punctuality for all the activities in order to avoid disturbing the other participants.
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.
Consequences of Unexpected Behavior
If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the conference organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the conference with no refund. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.
What To Do If You Witness or Are Subject to Unaccepted Behavior
If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of conference staff immediately. Conference staff can be identified as they’ll be wearing branded clothing and/or badges at the registration desk.
We expect all the participants to HostCamp to respect this Code of Conduct at all times during the conference.
Intellectual property is a category of property that includes intangible creations of human intellect such as, copyright, design rights, trademarks, as well as database rights. Act with integrity and avoid dishonest behavior such as committing plagiarism, contravening copyright laws, stealing, or taking without permission any property belonging to another person. Also, please respect the privacy of all the other participants.