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The Osun R Users’ Group is dedicated to building a community and raising members that would be proactive in helping others. We are committed to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all of our members. All participants in our events and communications are expected to show respect and courtesy to others.
This Code of Conduct should be honoured by everyone who participates in the all our events. It should be honoured in all the RUG’s activities either as a mentee or a mentor. This Code of Conduct outlines our behaviour expectations as members of the RUG community. Everyone’s participation is contingent upon following these guidelines in all activities managed by the RUG including, but not limited to:
⭐ Conferences, workshops, and webinars
⭐ Representing the RUG at public events
The RUG’s team members as well as all academic mentors are responsible for enforcing the Code of Conduct and all reports about misconduct will be dealt with promptly and in accordance with our rules. If you have a question about the code of conduct or wish to report misconduct, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Be kind to others. Do not insult or put down others. Behave professionally. Remember that harassment and sexist, racist, or exclusionary jokes are not appropriate for the members of this RUG. It should be noted that sexual language and imagery are not accepted at all. The Osun R Users’ Group is dedicated to providing a harassment-free community for everyone, regardless of sex, age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and parenthood, race, religion or belief (or lack thereof), gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, technical choices, experience level or any other dimension of diversity.
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Code of Conduct
Behaviours that are disrespectful to our members or events’ attendees and sponsors, or intimidate, exclude or cause discomfort to others will not be tolerated. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on characteristics that include, but are not limited to: age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and parenthood, race, religion or belief (or lack thereof), gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, technical choices, experience level or any other dimension of diversity. The RUG’s team members as well as academic mentors are responsible for the enforcement of this Code of Conduct and for dealing with misconduct or violations to this policy. Coordinator, webinar assistants, conference chairs, and workshop facilitators are expected to assist with the enforcement of the Code of Conduct in their respective capacities. By participating, individuals indicate their acceptance of the procedures by which the Osun RUG resolves any Code of Conduct incidents, which might include storage and processing of their personal information.
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All participants in our events and communications are expected to show respect and courtesy to others and all interactions should be professional, both online and in-person.
The following kinds of behaviours in all RUG’s events and platforms are encouraged:
⭐ Focus on what is best for the community
⭐ Show courtesy and respect towards every member of the community
⭐Be respectful of different viewpoints and experiences
⭐Gracefully accept constructive criticism
⭐Use welcoming and inclusive language
⭐Adhere to the Code of Conduct and report incidences promptly
⭐Be direct, but professional
⭐Ask for consent and respect people’s boundaries.
⭐Be aware of the dynamics of power and privilege (be mindful of how much time and space you are taking up)
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Examples of unacceptable behavior include:
⭐ Publication of private communication without consent
⭐ Excessive Swearing
⭐ Improper gestures
⭐Use of stereotypes
⭐Incitement to violence, suicide or self-harm
⭐Sustained disruptions of talks, webinars, workshops events or communications.
⭐The display of violent images.
⭐Causing someone to fear for their safety through stalking, following, intimidation, or threatening.
⭐Unwelcome and repeated flirtations, propositions, advances, or other sexual attention – including gratuitous or off-topic sexual images or behaviour.
⭐Non-consensual or unwelcome physical contact
⭐Sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist, or exclusionary jokes.
⭐Continuing to initiate interaction with someone after being explicitly asked to stop.
⭐Offensive, insulting, derogatory, or degrading remarks.
⭐Demands for sexual favours in exchange for favourable or preferential treatment.
⭐Advocating for, or encouraging any of the above behaviours
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Consequences of Unacceptable Behaviour
Participants who are asked to stop any inappropriate behaviour are expected to comply immediately. This applies to any event or platform, either online or in-person. If an event participant engages in behaviour that violates this policy, the organizers may warn the offender, ask them to leave the event or platform, or engage a committee to investigate the Code of Conduct violation and impose appropriate sanctions.
Once again, if anyone has complaint, kindly send an email to:
Timothy A. OGUNLEYE
Osun RUG, Nigeria