All attendees, speakers, sponsors, and volunteers (participants) at the IT Arena conference (the Event, the online Event) are required to agree with the following code of conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event. We(organizers) expect cooperation from all participants to help ensure a safe environment for everybody.
Our conference is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment of conference participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate for any conference venue, including talks, workshops, parties, conference online applications, websites, platform, and other online media.
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(including online), 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, illegal, or inappropriate 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. Booth staff (including volunteers) should not use sexualized clothing/uniforms/costumes or otherwise create a sexualized environment.
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.
If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of the conference staff immediately.
English is a conference language in all common areas of the app/platform. The participants should use only Latin letters and no special symbols/figures in their name (The participants should make sure their name corresponds to the name they used when purchasing the ticket)
By attending the online Event you acknowledge and agree that where you choose to participate in Webinar elements of the online Event you are giving consent to store recordings for any of all webinars or video conferences that you join if such recordings are in our systems. You will receive a notification (visual or otherwise) when recording is enabled. If you do not consent to be recorded, you can choose to leave the meeting, stream, or webinar. You agree to permit us, or any third party licensed by us, to use, distribute, broadcast, or otherwise globally disseminate your likeness, name, voice, and words in perpetuity in television, radio, film, newspapers, magazines, and other media now available and hereafter developed, both before, during and any time after the online Event, and in any form, without any further approval from you or any payment to you. This grant includes the right to edit the media, the right to use the media (alone or together with other information), and the right to allow others to use or distribute the media.
You acknowledge and agree that views expressed by speakers at or in connection with the online Event are their own and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for any advice given or views expressed during or in connection with the online Event.
We may permit you to send messages and other communications to us or to other users via the App and/or online Platform (“Messages”). You are solely responsible for your Messages and the consequences of sending them, and expressly release us and agree to hold us harmless, from all and any liability arising from your Messages. You grant us (and we accept) a global right to use, store, and reproduce your Messages for the limited purpose of facilitating sending them to your chosen recipients (and we may also use third-party service providers to facilitate the sending of your Messages). You represent and warrant that your Messages will not infringe any third party rights of others. You acknowledge and agree that the provisions of our Code of Conduct shall also apply to Messages that you send.
We may permit your sharing and publishing of Your content to the online Event subject to this Code of Conduct (“Your Contribution”) and you grant us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual right to use Your Contribution on in relation to the Event. You understand that you are responsible for Your Contribution and it may be publicly available and You agree to waive any moral rights in Your Contribution. We have discretion whether to publish your Your Contribution and we reserve the right without further notice to you, to monitor, censor, edit, remove, and/or delete any and all of Your Contribution at any time which we believe to be in violation of this Code of Conduct. We reserve the right to access, read, preserve and disclose any Your Contribution or any other information that we obtain in connection with the Services as we reasonably believe is necessary to (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, subpoena, or governmental request; (ii) enforce this Code of Conduct, including investigation of potential violations of it; (iii) detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; (iv) respond to your user support requests; or (v) protect the rights, property or safety of us, our users or the public.
You are not permitted to engage in or attempt to engage in any activity in breach of this Code of Conduct, this includes:
You may not use your username, display name, or profile bio to engage in any practice prohibited by this Code of Conduct.
Prohibition of illegal use
When accessing and using the Event platform, website, or App and its related subdomains you are prohibited from:
We may terminate or restrict your use of our Website/Platform/App if you violate this Code of Conduct or are engaged in the illegal or fraudulent use of the Website/Platform/App(see the Chapter IV)
We expect participants to follow these rules at conference and workshop venues and conference-related social events, on an online platform.
Conference participants violating these above-mentioned rules for the first time may be sanctioned or just warned (notice).
Conference participants violating these above-mentioned rules second time may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference(“banned”) without a refund at the discretion of the conference organizers. This is irreversible.