Code of Conduct

XRPL Commons is a Paris-based non-profit committed to fostering a respectful, safe, and inclusive environment for all participants in our events. We strictly prohibit and will not tolerate any form of harassing, discriminatory, or disrespectful behavior or interactions. All participants are expected to adhere to professional standards and to report any concerns or incidents to our virtual support desk or by emailing us.

Q: To whom does the XRPL Commons Code of Conduct apply?

A: The Code of Conduct applies to all participants in XRPL Commons events, including attendees, speakers, sponsors, volunteers, and contributors.

Q: What kind of behavior is expected of event participants?

A: All participants are expected to behave according to professional standards and adhere to XRPL Commons' Code of Conduct, as well as any applicable laws and their employer's policies governing appropriate workplace behavior.

Q: What kind of behavior is considered a breach of the Code of Conduct?

A: Conduct that violates XRPL Commons' Code of Conduct includes, but is not limited to, intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning conduct or language; offensive verbal or written comments related to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, age, religion, or political views; inappropriate use of offensive, discriminatory, derogatory, nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces; intimidation, stalking, or following; harassing photography or recording; sustained disruption of talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact; and unwelcome sexual attention.

Q: What are the consequences of violating the Code of Conduct?

A: XRPL Commons and the event organizers reserve the right to refuse admittance to or remove any person from any XRPL Commons event for violating the Code of Conduct or behaving disorderly. Participants engaging in inappropriate behavior may be warned or expelled from the event without a refund. XRPL Commons will use its discretion in how to respond to reported incidents.

Q: When should I report an incident or seek help?

A: Participants should report incidents as soon as possible after they occur. Incidents may be reported to XRPL Commons' virtual support desk or by emailing the organization.

Q: What kind of support can I expect if I report an incident or experience discomfort or harassment?

A: XRPL Commons is committed to supporting participants who report incidents or experience discomfort or harassment. The organization's Global Events Team can assist with contacting hotel/venue security or local law enforcement or provide other assistance to help participants feel safe during in-person events.