Code of conduct
A Note on Gender
Our mission is to help people from all marginalized genders/sexes in tech. That means trans women, trans men, non-binary folks, and allies are all welcome to join us.
Harassment will not be tolerated by the conference participants under any circumstances. Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion, financial status, political views, 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 sexualized images, activities, or other material. Staff (including volunteers) should not use sexualized clothing/uniforms/costumes, or otherwise create a sexualized environment.
If a participant engages in harassing behavior, Fleurix organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from Fleurix 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 Fleurix staff immediately. Conference staff can be identified as they'll be wearing branded clothing and/or badges.
We expect participants to follow these rules at conference venues and conference-related social events.
Code of Conduct
- I am an attendee at Fleurix and I am here to learn, grow, and build a community with my fellow participants
- I understand that certain imagery and language that is suggestive or derogatory can offend or make others uncomfortable and that people have different values and sensibilities than my own
- I will accept when I am told that my behavior is offensive and/or unacceptable and cease to participate in that behavior
- I will never intentionally harass or offend another attendee regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, appearance, size, race or religion and will not abide another attendee being harassed or offended
- If I am aware that anyone is uncomfortable or unsafe, I will notify those giving offense and the Fleurix organizers
- If I am offended or harassed, I will inform people around me who make me feel safe and the event organizers. If I feel safe, at my discretion, I will inform those giving offense of the specific actions with the hope that the other party is well-intentioned and ignorant, but I am under no obligation to do so
Terms and Conditions
By registering for a Fleurix event, participants acknowledge the following:
(a) the novel coronavirus SARS- CoV-2 and any resulting disease (together with any mutation, adaptation, or variation thereof, "COVID-19" ) is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death, and there is an inherent danger and risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any place where people are present;
(b) no health and safety policies, assessments, precautions and/or protocols that will be implemented from time to time at and for the Venue (collectively, the "Venue Protocols") by local, state and federal governmental agencies, the Venue owner/operator, and/or by Fleurix and its affiliates, (individually or collectively, "Event Organizer") and/or third parties, can eliminate the risk of exposure to COVID-19;
(c) while people of all ages and health conditions can be and have been adversely affected by COVID-19, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other public health authorities (i) people with certain underlying medical conditions are or may be especially vulnerable, including, but not limited to, people with chronic kidney disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, moderate to severe asthma, liver disease, compromised immune systems (including as a result of organ transplant), obesity, serious heart conditions, sickle cell disease, and type 2 diabetes, and (ii) the risk of severe illness from the contraction of COVID-19 increases steadily with age, and contracting COVID-19 can result in the further transmission of COVID-19 to Holder's spouse, family members, and other persons in proximity to Holder; and
(d) exposure to COVID-19 can result in subsequent quarantine, illness, disability, other short-term and long-term physical and/or mental health effects, and/or death, regardless of age or health condition at the time of exposure and/or infection.
Liability waiver and release
In consideration of being allowed to register for, and participate in, the events I freely waive, release from liability, assume all risks, and covenant not to sue Fleurix or its members, employees, board members, agents, or volunteers for any expense, loss, damage, personal injury, including loss of life, disability, property damage, or property theft or actions of any kind that I may hereafter suffer or sustain before during or after the conference unless said expense, loss, damage, personal injury, including loss of life, disability, property damage or property theft or actions of any kind is caused by the sole, gross negligence of Fleurix.
I agree to abide by safety protocols outlined by the event organizers, such as maintaining social distancing during the event, wearing a face covering, or staying home if I have any known exposure to COVID-19 or am experiencing symptoms. Tickets will be refunded in full if a participant cannot attend due to illness.
Transferring your place
We’ll happily transfer your place to a lucky colleague or friend if needed. Please let us know as soon as possible and ideally no later than 7 days before the event – email firstname.lastname@example.org. Refunds will not be offered as it is difficult to plan a small-budget event like Fleurix.
Photos, footage, and quotes
We photograph our events and by registering you give us permission to use any images or footage taken of you during the event. We reserve the right to reproduce quotes and feedback submitted in a public sphere, which will be fully credited.
Occasionally a speaker may drop out of our conference program as we’ve advertised it and we reserve the right to substitute them. Our schedule is also subject to minor changes in timing until closer to the event.