WADSIH Code of Conduct

The WADSIH Code of Conduct is designed to ensure that all participants enjoy our events.

The Western Australia Data Science and Innovation Hub (WADSIH) hosts collaborative, inclusive and participatory events that welcomes all members of public with a welcoming spirit. All participants, sponsors, vendors, volunteers and guests who engage in WADSIH led events or activities, both online and in person must agree to abide by these community behaviours.

Acceptable behaviour includes:
• Respect: In all engagements and meetings, workshops, conferences and WADSIH-related events, online and offline, mutual respect during any interaction is expected.
• Transparency: Be accountable for your actions, make ethical decisions and be honest in all your interactions.
• Communications: Be kind, courteous, and constructive. Be open to learning and listening to diverse opinions, thoughts and beliefs. Encourage open expression within a climate of sensitivity and mutual respect. Be inclusive in your communications and opportunities
• Privacy: Respect and maintain the privacy of others and all requests to those who wish to remain anonymous. Ensure that confidential material and personal data is not shared without express permission under any circumstances.
• Speak up: If witnessed, all participants are responsible for respectfully discouraging unacceptable behaviour and/or reporting said behaviour to the WADSIH or event team. You may also email our administrators at wadsih@curtin.edu.au

Unacceptable behaviour includes:
• Violence: Making threats of violence or promoting violence, either directly or indirectly against others. Promoting violence against or directly attack or threaten other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or health status.
Harassent: Inciting or engaging in the targeted abuse or harassment of others. Harassment can include 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, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.
Confidentiality: Publishing or posting other people’s private and confidential information outside of the information they have made public, including location and name, without their express authorisation and permission.

• Participants asked to stop any unacceptable behaviour by our staff are expected to comply immediately. Participants violating this Code of Conduct may be expelled from attending or participating in future events that WADSIH may host.