Code of Conduct for Venture Builder

Code of Conduct 

Carbon13 wishes to provide a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, group, age or religion. We will not tolerate harassment in any form. 

Harassment includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Verbal comments that make people feel uncomfortable related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion; 
  • Sexual images in public spaces (e.g. no sexualised images on your slideshows or desktop backgrounds); 
  • Sustained disruption of webinars, or other online events; 
  • Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behaviour. 

Harassment does not need to be recognised as unwanted or unwelcome by anyone other than the person being harassed. 

Be careful in the words that you choose. Remember that sexist, racist and other exclusionary jokes can be offensive to those around you.  Offensive jokes are not appropriate and will not be tolerated under any circumstances. 

 

Enforcement 

Anyone asked to stop any harassing behaviour is expected to comply immediately.  If a participant in our programme engages in harassing behaviour, we will take any actions to keep Carbon13 a welcoming environment for everyone.  Any participant violating these rules may be removed from the programme. 

 

Reporting 

If someone makes you or anyone else feel unsafe or unwelcome, please report it to a senior member of the Carbon13 team as soon as possible.  There is no issue too small to report. Harassment and other code of conduct violations reduce the value of Carbon13 for everyone.  We want you to be happy here. We will fully investigate all reports and take whatever action is necessary to prevent a recurrence.