We hope you will behave. Respect the people around you. Do not exclude people based on their origins, behaviors, or attributes. Do not make aggressive comments of any kind. If we will tell you, if it happens repeatedly we will remove it, and you are according to this.
Microsoft MVP Conference LATAM is committed to an anti-harassment policy regardless of:
Value the ideas, the styles and the points of view of each one. We will not always agree, but this does not disrespectful behavior. Be open to different possibilities and assume your mistakes. Be kind in all interactions and communications. Be aware of the impact of your actions and how this may affect people. Be direct, constructive and positive. Take responsibility for the repercussion of your acts and for their mistakes. If someone says they have been harmed by your words or actions, listen carefully, sincerely apologize and change your behavior.
Discussions are likely to be made about whether a criticism is respectful and whether it is not. We need to be able to speak directly, honestly, directly and politely.
The multiplicity of points of view and of people stimulates innovation and increases knowledge, even this is not always comfortable. Help the new prospects to be heard. Think about how you can facilitate alternative ways of contribution and / or participation.
The goal is not to "win" every divergence or argument. It is more productive to be open to ideas that improve our own knowledge. Strive to be an example of inclusive thinking. "We win" when the different perspectives enrich and strengthen our lives.
Cultural differences can cover everything from religious practices to personal habits and dress. Be respectful to people who adopt different cultural practices, attitudes and beliefs. Work for eliminate their own discriminatory prejudices, trends and patterns. Think about the needs of others from their point of view. Refer to people the way they prefer (including pronouns) and in appropriate voice.
It is unrealistic to expect everyone to know the cultural practices of all the various forms of groups, but all need to recognize that one's culture is only part of the relationship.
By combining your actions with your words, you become a person that others want to follow. Design your own community for inclusion. Be responsible and take responsibility for inclusive behaviors. Make decisions based on the best possible contribution.
Violence and threats of violence are not acceptable, either online or offline. This includes incitement to hostility against any individual, including encouraging self-harm. This also involves posting or threatening publish personally identifiable information of others (doxxing) online.
Conflicts inevitably arise, but dissatisfaction should never turn into a personal attack. Not it is appropriate to insult, humiliate or belittle others. Attack someone for their opinions, beliefs and ideas is not admissible. It is important to speak directly when we disagree. However, these be conducted in a respectful and professional manner, while focusing on the subject in question.
Are not tolerable. This includes intentionally referring to a person for a genre to which they do not identifies and / or questions the legitimacy of gender identity.
If you are not sure if a word is pejorative, do not use it. This also includes subtle discrimination and / or indirect.
When prompted to stop, stop the behavior in question.
Unwanted sexual advances and physical contact are not acceptable. That includes:
The constant interruption in events, forums, lectures, courses, presentations, etc., will not be tolerated. That includes:
We will treat the acts that influence or guide these activities in the same way that we treat the activities in itself, and the same consequences will be applied.
You are expected to receive an order to stop inappropriate behavior immediately.
Any attitude that violates existing laws will not be tolerated.
The misbehavior of anyone, including those with decision-making authority, responsible, vendors, volunteers, sponsors, and anyone else connected to Microsoft activities MVP Conference Latam are also subject to the anti-harassment policy.
We will withdraw from our event as well as our social networks and partners, any disclosure, being subject to negative evaluations.
By violating these rules, you may be required to leave the premises either online or in person, temporarily or throughout the duration of the meeting. In addition, you may be banned from participating in spaces or activities and future meetings definitely.
Intentional efforts to exclude persons from activities, including through false reporting, is an actinadmissible. Appropriate measures will be taken to remedy this situation. False denunciations, especially to retaliate or exclude, will not be accepted or tolerated.
The Microsoft MVP Conference Brazil maintains a body responsible for judging whether or not a behavior is acceptable. This body has final say on decisions.
If you observe the violation of these guidelines, even if the situation is not happening to you, or if you feel you have been unfairly accused of violating these instructions, immediately contact someone from the leadership so that appropriate action is taken.