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THE 2020 FESTIVAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE
DIGITAL-FIRST EVENT 7-15 NOV 2020
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Online Code of Conduct

For attendees of ESRC Festival of Social Sciences 7th-15th November 2020

By signing up to take part in the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2020, you are agreeing to the following Code of Conduct:

In addition to any code of conduct or participant agreement you have already signed, we as a Festival Delivery Partnership Group would like to highlight the following information regarding your participation in online activity:

  • Participation in the activity always requires responsible and respectful behaviour from you together with respect towards other participants and event organisers. We treat all forms of abuse, bullying, intimidation, sexist and racist behaviour very seriously. You must not engage in any anti-social behaviour or abuse of any kind towards other participants or event organiser. 
  • Please be aware of your surroundings, particularly if your online activity enables you to share your video or microphone. If there are any unexpected noises etc please mute your microphone or stop the video as needed, until you are safely able to re-activate. 
  • Please do not take photographs of your screens or share any images of the online session, this is for your safety as well as the safety of other participants and event organisers. 
  • Please contact the session organisers immediately if you become aware of anything upsetting or inappropriate. 
  • If your behaviour is inappropriate in anyway event organisers will immediately mute microphone/stop video/stop chat access as needed and warn you that if the behaviour continues, you will be removed from the session. Or, if the behaviour is serious enough you will be immediately removed from the session, and your place on any future sessions may be withdrawn.