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Code of Conduct

While attending Middlesfur meet, or using our social media we ask you to follow our Code of Conduct.

 

No under 18s as of 23/7/17. ID MAY BE REQUESTED.

 

Please don’t attend if ill – we don’t need your diseases :)

 

Respect the venue, we use the venue for free and ask you follow their rules and decisions. Do not bring outside food or drink.

 

Please respect personal boundaries – ask permission before personal contact e.g hugs. – No means no.

 

Do not bring external conflict to the meet, if you feel that you are unable to keep your composure while at the meet we ask you miss the meet until the conflict has resolved. However, if you are attending while an external conflict, such as a falling out with another member, we ask you be civil.

 

Discriminatory behaviour including, but not limited to, discrimination of sexuality, racism, sexism, xenophobia, transphobia, is unacceptable and not welcome at the meet, chat etc.

 

Please do not bring nsfw material to the meet. Be responsible. We are in a public venue with families present.

 

No weapons or realistic imitations may be brought to the meet.

 

No legal narcotics(“ legal highs”) with psychoactive properties to be brought to the meet.

 

No nudity or extreme sexual behaviour is permitted while at the meet.

 

Promotion of extreme ideologies including, but not limited to, political extremism e.g Nazism, terrorism e.g ISIS is unacceptable and not welcome at the meet, chat etc.

 

Please do not harass artists, customers or other furry members. The meet is a place for fun and enjoyment of the furry art form, if someone does not reply to contact please do not repeatedly message them and please do not bully other members.

 

Discussion, planning or execution of any illegal activities could result in immediate banning from the meet and/or the proper authorities being contacted.

 

Drink responsibly – know your limits. Members who put themselves or others at risk including, but not limited to, drinking to incapacitation, drinking and driving, starting fights, purchasing alcohol to under age individuals etc. risk an immediate ban or a strike (see 3 strike system) as seen fit by the committee.

 

Inform the committee of any grievances, don’t accuse other members freely  – please contact between 9am – 9pm unless it involves an emergency. If there is legitimate cause for concern, the committee will take action.

 

Personal possessions are the responsibility of the owner.

 

All public relations must pass through the committee – including, but not limited to, photography and interviews.

 

The committee will not discuss cases brought to us unless there is a need for resolution. Do not ask the committee if another member has discussed an issue.

 

3 Strike System

Action taken by the committee will be the following procedure – a verbal warning, a written warning and a final interview with the committee members with the outcome to be decided. The action that can be taken against a member could include expulsion from the meet.