Our code of conduct is based on the Hack Code of Conduct
Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and
expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race,
ethnicity, nationality, or religion, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate
intimidation, stalking, following, photography or audio/video recording against
reasonable consent, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate
physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.
Photography is encouraged, but other participants must be given a reasonable chance to
opt out from being photographed. If they object to the taking of their photograph,
comply with their request. It is inappropriate to take photographs in contexts where
people have a reasonable expectation of privacy (in bathrooms or where participants are
Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.
As this is a hackathon, we like to explicitly note that the hacks created at our
hackathon are equally subject to the anti-harassment policy.
Sponsors and partners are also subject to the anti-harassment policy. In particular,
sponsors should not use sexualised images, activities, or other material. Sponsor
representatives (including volunteers) should not use sexualised
clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualised environment.
If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any
other concerns, please contact a member of hackathon staff immediately.
Hackathon staff will be happy to help participants contact any local security or local
law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to
feel safe for the duration of the hackathon. We value your attendance.
If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the hackathon organisers may take any
action they deem appropriate. This includes warning the offender, expulsion from the
hackathon with no refund (if applicable), or reporting their behaviour to local law
We expect participants to follow these rules at hackathon and workshop venues and
hackathon-related social events.