FAQ About Vidcon

11 months ago | gizem

What is the VidCon Code of Conduct?

The VidCon Code of Conduct outlines the expected behavior and standards of conduct for all attendees, creators, staff, and participants at VidCon events. The code of conduct is in place to create a safe, respectful, and inclusive environment where everyone can enjoy the event and interact with others. While the specific details of the code of conduct can vary from event to event, the general principles typically include:

  • Respect: Treat all attendees, creators, staff, and participants with respect and kindness. Avoid discriminatory, harassing, or offensive behavior.
  • Inclusivity: Embrace diversity and inclusivity. VidCon events are spaces for people of all backgrounds, identities, and abilities.
  • Harassment: Harassment, including verbal, physical, or online forms, is strictly prohibited. This includes unwelcome comments, intimidation, and inappropriate advances.
  • Privacy: Respect the privacy of others. Do not record or take photos of people without their permission.
  • Safety: Follow safety guidelines and instructions from event staff. Report any safety concerns promptly.
  • Compliance: Follow the event's rules, policies, and guidelines. This includes rules regarding cosplay, props, and appropriate behavior.
  • No Hate Speech: Hate speech, including derogatory comments based on race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other characteristics, is not allowed.
  • No Bullying: Bullying or cyberbullying is unacceptable. Do not engage in or support behavior that targets individuals negatively.
  • No Disruption: Do not disrupt sessions, panels, workshops, or other events. Respect the experiences of others.
  • No Solicitation: Avoid engaging in unauthorized promotion, advertising, or solicitation of products, services, or personal content.
  • Consequences: Violating the code of conduct can result in consequences, including removal from the event.
  • Reporting: If you witness or experience inappropriate behavior, report it to event staff or security immediately.