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 =====Introduction===== =====Introduction=====
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 The overarching “rule” of Edinburgh Hacklab and other hackspaces is **be excellent to each other**, and harassment is most definitely un-excellent. This policy reinforces that message and provides assistance to support the Hacklab in being a place where people can feel welcome and comfortable. The overarching “rule” of Edinburgh Hacklab and other hackspaces is **be excellent to each other**, and harassment is most definitely un-excellent. This policy reinforces that message and provides assistance to support the Hacklab in being a place where people can feel welcome and comfortable.
  
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 =====Policy===== =====Policy=====
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 Harassment includes: Harassment includes:
-• offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation,​ disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion + 
-• display of sexual images in public spaces +  * offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation,​ disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion 
-• deliberate intimidation +  ​* ​display of sexual images in public spaces 
-• stalking +  ​* ​deliberate intimidation 
-• following +  ​* ​stalking 
-• harassing photography or recording +  ​* ​following 
-• inappropriate physical contact +  ​* ​harassing photography or recording 
-• unwelcome sexual attention.+  ​* ​inappropriate physical contact 
 +  ​* ​unwelcome sexual attention.
  
 **Anyone asked to stop any harassing behaviour is expected to comply immediately.** **Anyone asked to stop any harassing behaviour is expected to comply immediately.**
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 In cases were you feel unable to speak to the person concerned, or if having spoken to them the behaviour In cases were you feel unable to speak to the person concerned, or if having spoken to them the behaviour
 persists there is a variety of support available. persists there is a variety of support available.
-• Discuss with a friend or someone you trust within the Hacklab community. Maybe they can come + 
-along with you to talk to them, or talk to them on your behalf. +  * Discuss with a friend or someone you trust within the Hacklab community. Maybe they can come along with you to talk to them, or talk to them on your behalf. 
-• Contact a Director, they are there to assist.+  ​* ​Contact a Director, they are there to assist.
  
 =====How directors will deal with this===== =====How directors will deal with this=====
-• Any report of harassment will be treated as confidential. When directors receive a report from someone experiencing harassment the directors will record what you say and reassure you that you are being taken seriously, but will avoid making specific promises about what actions they will be taken. They will not pressure the reporter to take any action if they do not want to. + 
-• Action ​taken will be proportionate to the events that have occurred. If appropriate,​ the directors will initially speak to the individual(s) involved and make clear that the behaviour is unacceptable and must cease. +•Any report of harassment will be treated as confidential. When directors receive a report from someone experiencing harassment the directors will record what you say and reassure you that you are being taken seriously, but will avoid making specific promises about what actions they will be taken. They will not pressure the reporter to take any action if they do not want to. 
-• In the event of serious or repeated instances more robust action will be taken, up to and including expulsion from Hacklab membership/​activities.+ 
 +•Action ​taken will be proportionate to the events that have occurred. If appropriate,​ the directors will initially speak to the individual(s) involved and make clear that the behaviour is unacceptable and must cease. 
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 +•In the event of serious or repeated instances more robust action will be taken, up to and including expulsion from Hacklab membership/​activities. 
 References: References:
-https://​www.noisebridge.net/​wiki/​Conflict_Resolution + 
-https://​www.noisebridge.net/​wiki/​Harassment +  * https://​www.noisebridge.net/​wiki/​Conflict_Resolution 
-http://​geekfeminism.wikia.com/​wiki/​Conference_anti-harassment/​Policy +  ​* ​https://​www.noisebridge.net/​wiki/​Harassment 
-http://​www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/​advice/​harrassment-and-complaints/​sexual/​+  ​* ​http://​geekfeminism.wikia.com/​wiki/​Conference_anti-harassment/​Policy 
 +  ​* ​http://​www.eusa.ed.ac.uk/​advice/​harrassment-and-complaints/​sexual/​
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